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Joan Bartlett and Violet Pengelly Joan Bartlett and Violet Pengelly

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

Plaque: Joan Bartlett and Violet Pengelly

Inscription

In memory of Joan Bartlett, aged 18 and Violet Pengelly, aged 19.
Members of the Auxiliary Fire Service.
Amongst the first serving firewomen to die on duty during an air raid on September 18th 1940.

Site: Joan Bartlett and Violet Pengelly (1 memorial)

E14, Westferry Road, 463, The Old Millwall Fire Station Restaurant

The bomb fell on Saunders Ness School. The site is now occupied by George Green's School, on the south side of Manchester Road, not far to the east of the plaque. The East London Advertiser has photos of the bomb-damaged building and eye-witness accounts.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Joan Bartlett and Violet Pengelly

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Violet Pengelly

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