Plaque

Bank Station WW2 bomb

Erection date: 11/1/2017

Inscription

{Above the London Underground roundel:}
In remembrance of the fifty six people who were killed at this station during the Blitz on the night of 11th January 1941.

Site: Bank Station - Blitz and modernisation (2 memorials)

EC4, Queen Victoria Street, Bank tube station

Mike Ashworth of TfL kindly notified us that this Blitz plaque had been unveiled. It's one of a set of 5, all listed at Balham Station.

These two plaques are located at the Central line ticket hall, between exits 7 and 8, the nearest entrance from the street being the one at the junction of Walbrook and Queen Victoria Street.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Bank Station WW2 bomb

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Bank Station bomb

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The Blitz

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World War 2

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Civilian deaths in London caused by enemy action

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Bank Station WW2 bomb

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Transport for London / London Transport

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Bank Station modernisation

Bank Station modernisation

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