Plaque

New Cross V2 attack - plaque 3

Erection date: 25/11/2009

Inscription

In memory of the 168 people who died and those injured in the V2 rocket attack that landed here 25th November 1944.
London Borough of Lewisham.

Plaque unveiled by Sir Steve Bullock, Mayor of Lewisham.

Site: New Cross V2 attack (3 memorials)

SE14, New Cross Road, 277 - 281

Unusually, at this site, there are three plaques commemorating the same event.

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
New Cross V2 attack - plaque 3

Subjects commemorated i

New Cross V2 attack

The rocket landed on the Woolworth's building at 12.44pm It was a sunny Satur...

Read More

V1 and V2 rockets

The V1 and V2 rockets were developed as a reaction to the heavy allied bombin...

Read More

World War 2

Sorry, we've done no research on WW2, it's just too big a subject. But do vis...

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
New Cross V2 attack - plaque 3

Created by i

Lewisham Borough Council

The Borough of Lewisham was formed as an amalgamation of the Metropolitan Bor...

Read More

This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
New Cross V2 attack - plaque 3

Also at this site i

New Cross V2 attack - plaque 1

New Cross V2 attack - plaque 1

Remembering Woolworths, 168 people killed in Britain's worst V2 attack, 25th ...

Read More

New Cross V2 attack - plaque 2

New Cross V2 attack - plaque 2

The photograph was taken some years ago and sadly since then, this plaque has...

Read More

Nearby Memorials

Dietrich Bonhoeffer - SE23

Dietrich Bonhoeffer - SE23

SE23, Manor Mount, 2

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 1906 - 1945, theologian and pastor, lived here, 1933 - 1935. Borough of Lewisham Presented by The International Bonh...

1 subject commemorated, 3 creators
Newquay House - left

Newquay House - left

SE11, Newburn Street, Newquay House

In 1933 the Duke of Cornwall was Prince Edward, who would later briefly become King Edward VIII.

3 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Festing Road residents killed in WW1

Festing Road residents killed in WW1

SW15, Festing Road, Between 27 and 29

The first quotation is adapted from 'For the Fallen' by Laurence Binyon The second quotation is adapted from Wilfred Owen's 'Spring Offen...

War dead | WW1
4 subjects commemorated, 3 creators
Steve Biko

Steve Biko

W10, Ladbroke Grove, Steve Biko Court

Steve Biko Court This estate is named in commemoration of Steve Biko, a leading figure in the Black Consciousness Movement of Azania (Sou...

2 subjects commemorated
5 - Bolt Court – The Sun

5 - Bolt Court – The Sun

EC4, Fleet Street

There are 8 Courts running off the north side of this section of Fleet Street and on the ground at the entrance to each Court is a plaque...

3 subjects commemorated