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Memorial

Smiths - Head Office W. H. Smiths - Portugal Street

Plaque: Smiths - Head Office

Inscription

This building was the Head Office of W.H. Smith & Son from 1920 to 1976. The above sign was damaged by shrapnel from a German bomb during an air raid on the night of 10th October 1940.

Site: W. H. Smiths - Portugal Street (3 memorials)

WC2, Portugal Street

There are 3 plaques, all on the north face of this building, to the right of the entrance shown in the photograph.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Smiths - Head Office

Information Subjects commemorated

World War 2

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W. H. Smiths

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Smiths - Head Office

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Smiths - King's College Hospital

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Smiths - war-damaged plaque

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