Nora Ricketts

Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
Died Address:32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
Grave Details:Communal - Unidentified
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1919 in the
Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/1280, the
daughter of Ernest Cliff & Mabel Ricketts (nee

1939 National Registration - 32 Stanley Road,
Stretford.   Ernest C. Ricketts - Married - Born:
20th February 1885 - occ: Shipping Clerk M.S.C.C. 
 Mabel Rickets - Married - Born: 23rd April 1894 -
occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.    Brenda Ricketts -
Single - born on the 24th April 1918 - occ:
Grocery Packer.    Nora Ricketts - Single - born
on the 24th December 1919 - occ: Grocery Packer.  
 At the same address under a separate family
record was three members of the Hill family and
Charles Dakin who were also killed in this

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.

One of 17 Unidentified Bodies buried in the
Communal Grave at Stretford Cemetery.

CWGC - of 32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford. Daughter
of Ernest Cliff Ricketts and Mabel Ricketts. Died
at 32 Stanley Road.

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