William Henry Whittaker Young

How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:11/03/1941
Incident Address.54 Northleigh Road, Old Trafford
Died Address:54 Northleigh Road, Old Trafford
C.W.D. No.123
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Not Known
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1892 in the
Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/992, the son of William &
Martha Ellen Young (nee Clarke).

In 1891, his parents - William & Martha Ellen
Young - were residing at 217 City Road, Hulme,
Manchester.  William was aged: 29 - occ: Pork
Butcher - born: Manchester.   Martha Ellen - aged:
28 - born: Padiham, Lancashire.  Plus 3 daughters
and 1 servant.

1901 Census - The Nicholl's Hospital, Hyde Road,
Ardwick, Manchester (now the Nicholls Campus of
The Manchester College).     Resident Pupil -
aged: 8 - born: Manchester.

His father was now dead and his mother residing at
320 Oldham Road, Manchester.   Widow - aged: 38 -
occ: Umbrella Finisher - born: Padiham,
Lancashire.  plus 3 of Williams siblings.

1911 Census - 8 Reather Street, Oldham Road,
Manchester.   Son - aged: 18 - occ: Cashier -
born: Manchester.    Head of household - James H.
Clarke - Single - aged: 46 - occ: Butcher - born:
Liverpool.    Also - Martha Ellen Young - Sister -
Widow - aged: 48 - born: Liverpool.   Plus 5

Married Edith Henderson during the December
quarter 1930 in the Manchester South R.D. - ref:

1939 National Registration - 54 Northleigh Road,
Stretford.   William H.W. Young - Married - born:
3rd September 1892 - occ: Coal Merchant &
Insurance Agent.   Edith Young - Married - born:
27th December 1898 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.

CWD 123 Report No. 123.   Died as a result of
falling debris at 54 Northleigh Road, Old
Trafford, from where his body was recovered at
00.30 hrs on the 12th March 1941 and taken to the
City Road Mortuary, Old Trafford.   His body was
identified by his sister - J.A. Ball and released
for burial to his mother - Martha Ellen Young, 49
Yarburgh Street, Moss Side.    Employed as an
Insurance Agent.

His wife - Edith Young, was also killed in this

Buried 15/03/1941 - Burial No. 142425.

CWGC - of 54 Northleigh Road, Old Trafford. Son of
Martha Ellen Young, of 49 Yarburgh Street,
Manchester; husband of Edith Young. Died at 54
Northleigh Road.

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