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Soho Fire Station - Wilson and Mitchell

Inscription

We will remember them,
Station Officer - L. W. G. Wilson
Auxiliary Freman - F. Mitchell
who gave their lives at Soho Fire Station on 7th October 1940.

Site: Soho Fire Station (3 memorials)

W1, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho Fire Station, 126

These plaques are all inside and normally inaccessible but, for the 2018 Pride in London Soho fire station held an open day and we took our opportunity.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Soho Fire Station - Wilson and Mitchell

Subjects commemorated i

Soho Fire Station WW2 bomb

The picture source provides: "On the evening of Oct. 7, 1940, Soho fire stati...

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World War 2

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

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Frederick Mitchell

Auxiliary Fireman - one of two men (with L. W. G. Wilson) who gave their live...

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L. W. G. Wilson

Station Officer -  One of two men (with Frederick Mitchell) who gave their li...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Soho Fire Station - Wilson and Mitchell

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Soho Fire Station - Clermont

Soho Fire Station - Clermont

In a 2012 European Trade Union Institute publication concerning firefighters'...

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Soho Fire Station - King's Cross fire

Soho Fire Station - King's Cross fire

From Emergency we know that this plaque was erected on or before 19 July 2017.

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