Plaque | Civilian war dead | WW2

Balham firefighters

Inscription

In memory of thirteen members of the London Auxiliary Fire Service killed by enemy action while on duty on this site, then in use as Sub-Fire Station 86W, on the night of 6th November 1940.
{Followed by 13 names, see Commemorated subjects:}
AFS London

The plaque is located behind a high exterior wall which makes it difficult to get a sharper photograph.

Site: Balham firefighters (1 memorial)

SW12, Hydethorpe Road, Henry Cavendish Primary School

At the time of the tragedy the Cavendish Road School, Balham, was in use as a temporary fire station. The school was rebuilt after the war.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Balham firefighters

Subjects commemorated i

Victor Baldessarre

Auxiliary fireman killed in the bomb attack on Henry Cavendish School, Balham...

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Henry Herbert Butcher

Auxiliary fireman killed in the bomb attack on Henry Cavendish School, Balham...

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Walter Henry Childs

Auxiliary fireman killed in the bomb attack on Henry Cavendish School, Balham...

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Percy Crane

Auxiliary fireman killed in the bomb attack on Henry Cavendish School, Balham...

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Marjorie Winifred Davies

Auxiliary firewoman killed in the bomb attack on Henry Cavendish School, Balh...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Balham firefighters

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Auxiliary Fire Service / AFS

The Auxiliary Fire Service was formed in 1938 as part of the Civil Defence Se...

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