Mark John Nash

How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.397 Chester Road. opposite Northumberland
Died Address:397 Chester Road. opposite Northumberland
C.W.D. No.87
Grave Details:Comm/345
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born on the 13th April 1882, the birth being
registered during the June quarter 1882 in the
Birmingham R.D. - ref: 6d/107, the son of John &
Emily Nash.

1891 Census - 65 Icknield Square, Birmingham.  
Son - aged: 9 - Scholar - born: Birmingham.   Head
of household - John Nash - Married - aged: 40 -
occ: Wagonner - born: Northfield, Worcestershire. 
Also - Emily Nash - Wife - aged: 33 - born:
Aldridge, Staffordshire.    Plus 2 younger
siblings - Emily & Jessey.

1901 Census - No Trace.

Married Annie Browning during the December quarter
1909 in the Thornbury R.D. - ref: 6a/516.

1911 Census - Glen View Villas, Par, Cornwall.   
Head - Married - aged: 28 - occ: Millers
Screensman - born: Birmingham.   Also  Annie Nash
- Wife - aged: 21 - born: Birmingham.    Plus
their 7 month old son - Cyril Mark Nash.

1939 National Registration - 397 Chester Road,
Stretford.   Mark J. Nash - Married - born: 13th
April 1882 - occ: Screedess at Sawmill ???  There
was one other person listed whose details are
closed under the 100 year rule.

CWD Report No. 87.   Listed as Mark McNash, he
died as a result of falling debris opposite
'North' ??? Chester Road (presumably referring to
the Northumberland Hotel), from where his body was
recovered at 13.00 hrs on the 23rd December 1940
and taken to the City Road Mortuary, Old Trafford.
   His body was identified by a friend - Emma

CWGC records state that he was killed "opposite
the Northumberland Hotel", Chester Road - not sure
if that means he was killed opposite there, or at
his residence at 397 Chester Rd, which is almost
opposite the hotel.   Cemetery records state that
he died at 397 Chester Rd. 

Buried 30/12/1940 - Burial No. 17,885.   Listed as
Mark McNash on the Communal Civilian Memorial and
in the Memorial Book.

CWGC - of 397 Chester Road. opposite
Northumberland Hotel, Chester Road.

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