Arthur George Stanley

Rank:Fire Watcher
How Died:Blast
Incident Date:08/05/1941
Incident Address.12 Skelton Road, Stretford
Died Address:12 Skelton Road, Stretford
C.W.D. No.133
Grave Details:Z/27
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the June quarter 1925 in the Barton on
Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/969, the son of Arthur
George Snr. & Lilian Stanley (nee Redfern).

1939 National Registration - 10 Skelton Road,
Stretford.   Arthur G. Stanley (his father)
Married - born: 23rd May 1883 - occ: Warehouse
Foreman at Flout Mill.   Lillian Stanley (His
mother) Married - born: 7th July 1894 - occ:
Unpaid Domestic Duties.  Lillian Stanley - Single
- born: 15th January 1903 - occ: Clerk at
Engineering Wors.   Ernest Stanley - Single born:
7th october 1907 - occ: Chemist & Technical
Representative.   Leslie H. Stanley - Single -
born: 15th June 1913 - occ: Storekeeper at Master
Butchers.   There is one redacted record which
will inevitably Arthur George Stanley Jnr.

CWD Report No. 133.   Died as a result of blast at
10 Skelton Road, Stretford, from where his body
was recovered at 02.00 hrs on the 8th May 1941 and
taken to the City Road Mortuary, Old Trafford.    
His body was identified by his brother - F.S.
Stanley and released for burial to his father -
Arthur George Stanley Snr, 5 Coral Avenue, Cheadle
Hulme.  Employed as a Shop Assistant.

A Fitter, acting as a Firewatcher, he was killed
at 12 Skelton Rd, Stretford.

Buried 12/05/1941 - Burial No. 18,146.

Commemorated on the private family gravestone in
Stretford Cem.

M.I. - "His duty nobly done".

CWGC - Firewatcher; of 10 Skelton Road. Son of
Arthur George and Lilian Stanley. Died at 12
Skelton Road.

His father, Arthur George Snr died 09/12/1952 aged
71 years.

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