Jean Marion Spencer

How Died:Blast
Incident Date:27 Woodstock Road, Firswood
Incident Address.27 Woodstock Road, Firswood
C.W.D. No.57
Grave Details:M-1/45
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1932 in the
Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/693, the
daughter of Stanley & Marion Spencer (nee

1939 National Registration - 27 Woodstock Road,
Firswood, Stretford.   Stanley Spencer - Married -
born: 12th April 1903 - occ: Meat Salesman -
Wholesale.  There is an overwritten note stating
that he was "Manager National Food Dept. Deputy
Pork Meat Agent".  Marion Spencer - Married -
born: 6th December 1903 - occ: Unpaid Domestic
Duties.  Jean M. Spencer - Single - born: 21st
September 1932 - occ: At School.

CWD Report No. 57.    Died as a result of blast at
27 Woodstock Road, Firswood, Stretford, from where
her body was recovered at 06.15 hrs on the 23rd
December 1940 and taken to the City Road Mortuary.
    Her body was identified by her uncle - William
Massey, Downing Street, Manchester and released
for burial to the Manchester & Salford Co-op
Funeral Department.    Described as being 4 feet 2
inches in height, of medium Build, with brown

Buried 27/12/1940 - Burial No. 17,867.    Jean's
parents were also killed in this incident.

Five people died in this incident.  Stanley
Spencer, his wife - Marion Spencer and their
daughter - Jean Marion Spencer at No. 27 together
with two of their neighbours - Edwin & Emily Wood
at No. 29.  The two families were each in their
respective Anderson Shelters at the time.

CWGC - Daughter of Stanley and Marion Spencer.
Died at 27 Woodstock Road.

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