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Plaistow Road WW2 air attack Plaistow Road WW2 air attack

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Plaistow Road WW2 air attack

Erection date: 2013

Inscription

In memory of five members of the Beckenham Auxiliary Fire Service and one West Ham Auxiliary Fireman killed by enemy action in World War II near this site on the night of 19th/20th March 1941.

Fm. Charles Wesley Drew Beckenham
Fm. Dennis Gerald Fitzgerald Beckenham
Fm. Frederick Walter Moore Beckenham
Fm. Leslie John Palmer Beckenham
Fm. Stanley Short Beckenham
Fm. Harold George Hugget West Ham

In memory also of Chief Officer Cyril Demarne O.B.E. West Ham Fire brigade and National Fire Service 1925 - 1955.
And with thanks to After the Battle Publications
AFS Beckenham
AFS West Ham
© FR 2013

The Beckenham firemen are also commemorated on a plaque at Beckenham Fire Station.

Site: Plaistow Road WW2 air attack (1 memorial)

E15, Plaistow Road, 163

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Cyril Demarne

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Charles Wesley M. Drew

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Denis Gerald Fitzgerald

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After the Battle Publications

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