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Plaque (lost): Burgess Park WW1 plaque - lost

Inscription

Tablet of Honour
Erected by the citizens of Camberell in memory of twenty-two fellow-citizens who were killed by German air raiders in the Great War 1914 - 1918.
This memorial is placed on the spot where 12 of them including two children fell.

Following a 2016 campaign another memorial was erected nearby to commemorate all those Camberwell citizens lost in WW1.

Site: Burgess Park WW1 plaque - lost (1 memorial)

SE5, Albany Road

The plaque was placed on the corner of Calmington Road and Albany Road. It was lost when the area was transformed into Burgess Park. Calmington Road no longer exists but our page for Burgess Park has a map showing the old street layout, before the Park was created. This corner can be seen on that map, upper centre.

Go to map of other memorials in this area

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Burgess Park WW1 plaque - lost

Information Subjects commemorated

46166

World War 1

We'd always assumed that this war was known as the Great War until WW2 came a...

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77731

Zeppelin raid - Burgess Park

A German Zeppelin dropped a 300-pound ordnance bomb, known as an ‘aerial torp...

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50532

Camberwell citizens killed in WW1

Most sources give 22 as the number of Camberwell citizens that were killed in...

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72050

Civilian deaths in London caused by enemy action

This page brings together all the memorials that we have for civilians killed...

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