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13 London firemen & women & 21 Beckenham firemen killed

13 London firemen & women & 21 Beckenham firemen killed

32 firemen and 2 firewomen, including:  Hilda Dupree, Winifred Peters, three crews from Beckenham along with several other more local crews from Hackney and Homerton.

Group, Tragedy, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2

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W. Somerville

W. Somerville

Member of the Homerton fire crew.  Wrote a diary during WW2.

Person, Armed Forces

1 memorial

National Fire Service / NFS

National Fire Service / NFS

Nationwide fire service created during WW2 from the amalgamation of the wartime Auxiliary Fire Service and the many local authority fire brigades.  After the war it was split into brigades again un...

Group, Armed Forces

1 memorial

Janina Gehlau

Janina Gehlau

Janina Gehlau, from Dusseldorf, Germany, was studying for a Masters degree and completing her dissertation in London.  Aged 26 she was killed by a left-turning lorry at Ludgate Circus.

Person, Cyclist, Germany

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Robin Waterston

Robin Waterston

Pilot. Born Robin McGregor Waterston in Edinburgh. He joined 603 Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force at Turnhouse in 1937, and was called to full-time service on August 24th 1939. Shot down over Woolwich...

Person, Armed Forces, Scotland

1 memorial

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