Ian Douglas Steen

Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.East Union Street - Police Station
Died Address:Emergency Hospital, Winwick
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:St Bartholomews Churchyard, Roby, Liverpool
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born on the 30th April 1917, the birth being
registered during the June quarter 1917 in the
West Derby R.D. - ref: 8b/507, the son of Mr. Mrs
F.A. Steen.

1939 National Registration - 134 Golden Hill Lane,
Leyland, Lancashire.   Probably a Lodging House.  
There were seven occupants that included two
Police Constables.   Douglas I. Steen - Single -
born on the 30th Aproil 1917 - occ: Police

One of six Police Officers killed when a Land Mine
fell onto the East Union Street Police Station,
Old Trafford  on the first night of the Manchester
Christmas Blitz.   Four were killed instantly -
two died a few days later.

See also the Lancashire Constabulary Roll of

Death registered in Warrington.

CWGC - Police Constable Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. A.
Steen, of 72 Pitch Lane East, Huyton, Liverpool.
Injured 23 December 1940, at Old Trafford,
Manchester; died at The Emergency Hospital,
Winwick. Posthumous Commendation by H.M. the King
for brave conduct in Civil Defence.

Stretford (Trafford MBC)
Memorials found on:
Stretford Borough Police
Lancashire Constabulary
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