Mary Claire McLaughlin

How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.28 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
Died Address:28 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
C.W.D. No.67
Grave Details:Comm/437a
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Listed simply as Mary Jones, she married Patrick
Hugh McLaughlin during the September quarter 1940
in the Barton on Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/2187. 
Patrick was also killed in this incident.

Her new husband - Patrick Hugh McLaughlin,
together with four of her children - Catherine
Jane Jones, William Jones, Patricia Jones and
James Jones were all killed in this incident.

CWD Report No. 67.  Died as a result of falling
debris at 28 Stanley Road, Old Trafford, from
where her body was recovered at 16.30 hrs on the
9th January 1941 and taken to the City Road
Mortuary, Old Trafford.   Her body was released
for burial to the Council's Undertaker Contractor
- R. pepperdine, 31 Ayres Road, Old Trafford  

Killed when a land mine landed on Stanley Road,
Old Trafford.   This was the worst single incident
in terms of loss of life in the whole of Greater
Manchester during WW2.   In total, thirty three
persons were killed.

Cem records list her name as Mary Elaine
McLaughlin.  BMDs - simply as Mary McLaughlin.

Buried 15/01/1941 - Burial No. 17,943.

CWGC - of 28 Stanley Road, Old Trafford. Daughter
of Mrs. C. Connelly (formerly McStraw), of 54
Glasgow Road, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, and of the
late Peter McStraw; wife of Patrick Hugh
McLaughlin. Died at 28 Stanley Road.

Stretford (Trafford MBC)
Memorials found on:
Stretford Communal
Stretford WW2 Book
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