Plaque

Dwight D Eisenhower - Kingston

Erection date: 1995

Inscription

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, supreme commander, allied forces Europe, General Eisenhower lived in Telegraph Cottage, Warren Road, from 1942 to 1944. This property formerly stood about 750 yards along Warren Road, this plaque was erected by the Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames to commemorate the 50th anniversary of VE Day and VJ Day 1995.

Site: Dwight D Eisenhower - Kingston (1 memorial)

KT2, Kingston Hill and Warren Road

Telegraph Cottage no longer stands but the name tells some of its history, in the days when semaphore was the best method of telegraphing (meaning: writing at a distance) - told on Diamond Geezer's page. This location was on the route to the south coast. See West Square for a telegraph station on the route to Chatham and Deal on the east coast. Vauxhall and Kennington is useful.

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

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VE Day

"Victory in Europe". 8 May 1945 was the day on which the WW2 Allies formally ...

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50th anniversary of VJ Day

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames

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