Ada Smith

How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:11/03/1941
Incident Address.15 Darley Street, Gorse Hill
Died Address:15 Darley Street, Gorse Hill
C.W.D. No.114
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Not Known
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born Ada Ashworth on the 9th May 1879, the birth
being registered during the June quarter 1879 in
the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/888.

Married - Joseph Smith during the December quarter
1896 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/1179.

1901 Census - 9 Back York Street, Chorlton.   
Wife - aged: 22 - born: Manchester.    Head of
household - Joseph Smith - Married - aged: 23 -
occ: Cotton Cloth Finishers Labourer - born:
Salford.    Plus 2 daughters and 1 boarder.

1911 Census - 9 Gay Street, Hulme, Manchester.   
Wife - aged: 32 - born: Manchester.      Head of
household - Joseph Smith - Married - aged: 33 -
occ: Dock Labourer - born: Manchester.    Plus 5
daughters, including Mary, their eldest, who was
later required to identify her parent's bodies.

1939 National Registration - 15 Darley Street,
Stretford.   Joseph Smith - Married - born on the
9th September 1878 - occ: Disability Pension.  
Ada Smith - Married - born on the 9th May 1879 -
occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.   May Smith - Single
- born on the 4th June 1906 - occ: Coiling for
Electric Cables.   Emily Brooks - Married - born
on the 23rd July 1903 - occ: ???????

CWD Report No. 114.   Died as a result of falling
debris at 15 Darley Street, Stretford, from where
her body was recovered on the 12th March 1941 and
taken to the Church Street Mortuary, Stretford.  
Her body was identified by her eldest daughter -
Mrs. Mary Gey, 27 Mosedale Road, Rusholme, to whom
it was released for burial.  Employed at Quicks,
Chester Road, Stretford.

Buried 19/03/1941 - Burial No. 142446.

M.I. Killed by Enemy Action March 11th 1941
"United in death".

CWGC - of 15 Darley Street, Gorse Hill. Wife of
Joseph Smith. Died at 15 Darley Street.   Joseph
was also killed in this incident.

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