Plaque

Lewisham V1 rocket attack

Erection date: 28/7/2011

Inscription

London Borough of Lewisham
In memory of the 51 people who died and the many injured as a result of the V1 rocket that landed here, 28th July 1944, Lewisham supported by your M&S.

Plaque unveiled by Heidi Alexander, M.P. for Lewisham East, and Councillor Alan Smith, Deputy Mayor of Lewisham. A brass plaque commemorating this event was placed on the pavement, but had become badly worn over the years.

Site: Lewisham V1 rocket attack (2 memorials)

SE13, Lewisham High Street, 122, Marks and Spencer

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

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Lewisham V1 rocket attack

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Lewisham Borough Council

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Marks and Spencer

Retail group specialising in clothing and food, founded by Michael Marks and ...

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Lewisham V1 rocket attack - original

Lewisham V1 rocket attack - original

This brass plaque on the pavement had become badly worn and a new one was ere...

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