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Druid Street arch WW2 bomb 1 Druid Street arch WW2 bomb

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

Plaque: Druid Street arch WW2 bomb 1

Inscription

Druid Street arch bombing. On October 25th 1940 a bomb fell through the railway arch killing 77 people sheltering from the air raid.
London Borough of Southwark
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Site: Druid Street arch WW2 bomb (2 memorials)

SE1, Druid Street

Following comments via Facebook and correspondence with Sue Itzinger we understand that at Nunhead Cemetery there is an unmarked mass grave in which many of the dead from Druid Street are buried. Gladys Itzinger was buried here on 5 November 1940,

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Druid Street arch WW2 bomb 1

Information Subjects commemorated

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The Blitz

During WW2 Britain came under heavy bombing from Germany for 8 months, 1940-1...

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Druid Street arch WW2 bomb

Railway arches were used as air raid shelters in WW2, as they were relatively...

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World War 2

Sorry, we've done no research on WW2, it's just too big a subject. But do vis...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Druid Street arch WW2 bomb 1

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Southwark Council

The London Borough of Southwark was created as an amalgamation of the Metropo...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Druid Street arch WW2 bomb 1

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Druid Street arch WW2 bomb 2

This is an unusual, hand-made memorial. Although it looks quite old, historic...

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