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Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - oblong plaque Dudgeon's Wharf explosion

Plaque: Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - oblong plaque

Inscription

In memory of those who lost their lives on 17 July 1969 following an explosion on this site previously known as Dudgeons Wharf.
Michael Gamble - London Fire Brigade
John Appleby - London Fire Brigade
Terrance Breen - London Fire Brigade
Trevor Carvosso - London Fire Brigade
Alfred Smee - London Fire Brigade
Richard Adams - A & R Metal Company

London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority
London Fire Brigade

The unveiling of this plaque was reported in the East London Advertiser of 24 December 2009.

Andrew Behan has researched the names on the plaque and notes: the plaque uses 'Terrance Breen' when every official source has 'Terence Breen'; the 'Richard Adams' on the plaque was actually 'Reginald Adams'.

Site: Dudgeon's Wharf explosion (2 memorials)

E14, Sextant Avenue, Thames Path

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - oblong plaque

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Dudgeon's Wharf explosion

J. & W. Dudgeon were shipbuilders on the Thames. The company passed throu...

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Building workers lost at work

The thousands of building workers who have lost their lives at work. Researc...

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Reginald Adams

Demolition worker, employed by A & R Metal Company, killed in the Dudgeon...

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John Appleby

Fireman killed in the Dudgeon's Wharf explosion. Andrew Behan has researched...

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Terence Breen

Fireman killed in the Dudgeon's Wharf explosion. Andrew Behan has researched...

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Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - oblong plaque

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London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority

The body that governs the London Fire Brigade, responsible to the Mayor of Lo...

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London Fire Brigade

The London Fire Engine Establishment, formed in 1833 under the leadership of ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - oblong plaque

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Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - red plaque

Unveiled on the 50th anniversary of the fire.

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