Ashton-under-Lyne Munitions Disaster, WW1

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Ashton Munitions Explosion Commemorative Leaflet
Image Copyright: Joan Secker Wlodarczyk


Details of the Explosion
Image Copyright: Joan Secker Wlodarczyk

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World War 1
SurnameForename(s)RankDetails
ALLENThomas H(aged 51) - 143 Charles St Ashton
BIBBYEdwin(aged 6) - 67 Bollington St Ashton
BOTTOMLEYRichard(aged 53) - 387 Mare's Road Droylsden
BROCKLEHURSTA (aged 15) - Fitzroy St Ashton
COOPERArthur B(aged 29) - 37 William St Ashton
COOPERArthur B(aged 29) - William St Ashton man Married
COWLINGJohn(aged 11) - 98 Ann St Ashton
DAIGHTONJoseph11 Wharf St Dukinfield
DAYWilliam(aged 50) - 13 Mill St Dukinfield
DEANThomas(aged 45) - 19 Victoria St Ashton
DIGBYJames(aged 12) - 94 Grosvenor St Ashton
DREYFARSylvian(aged 51) - a partner in the firm, of Thorncliffe Villa Windmill Lane Denton
DRITTONSam(aged 6) - Back Mount St Ashton
EVENSAlbert(aged 27) - 102 [...]
EVENSJames Henry(aged 25) - 102 [...]
FROGARTHarry(aged 34) - 31 Church St Ashton
HASLAMThomas(aged 31) - 7 Astley St Dukinfield
HATFIELDRobert(aged 34) - 10 Stanley St Ashton
HILTONHarold(aged 12) - 8 Bennett St Ashton
HOLDENW(aged 9) - 218 Park St Ashton
HOWARTHThomasMarried - 23 Chapel St, Ashton
INGRAMAnnie(aged 9) - 37 William St Ashton
KEARNSSarah(aged 4) - 11 Gerrard St Ashton
LIDDIARDGeorge W(aged 71) - 12 Victoria ST Ashton
MITCHELLAlex(aged 45) - Burlington St Ashton
POSTLEAlan(aged 42) - 1 Shotton Court Lancashire Hill Stockport
PRICEWilliam(aged 25) - 89 Moss St Ashton
ROBERTSRichard(aged 9) - 34 Hereford St Ashton
SHIRTMary Ann(aged 64) - 80 John St Ashton
TAMSWilliam(aged 49) - 27 Back Portland St Ashton
WATSONFrederick(aged 10) - 13 Bennett St Ashton
WELBOURNECharles(aged 28) - 35 Trafalgar St Ashton
WHITTAKERElisabeth115 William St Ashton
WRIGHTJohn William(aged 28) - 21 Ellison St Ashton of the Manchester Regiment

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