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First flying bomb First flying bomb

Credit for this entry to:
Richard Bulch

Plaque: First flying bomb

Erection date: 13/6/1985


The first flying bomb on London fell here, 13 June 1944.
English Heritage

From English Heritage: "The plaque was unveiled on 13 June, 41 years after the bomb fell. Stolen in 1987, it was replaced with an English Heritage ceramic blue plaque the following year."

Site: First flying bomb (1 memorial)

E3, Grove Road

From Flying Bombs and Rockets:
"It hit the railway bridge which carries the Great Eastern Railway across Grove Road, from Liverpool street to Essex and East Anglia. The bridge was badly damaged, as was the railway track. A number of houses were demolished and six people were killed."

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