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Plaque: Sydney Pigden

Erection date: /10/2019


In recognition of Sydney Charles Pigden, for his dedicated service to the Lewisham community: WW2 Spitfire pilot, teacher at Turnham School, Secretary Lewisham Primary Schools Football Association,  & sports coach and mentor.

Ian Wright unveiled this plaque. He had dedicated his 2016 autobiography 'A Life in Football' to Pigden and described him as “the first positive male figure that I had in my life”.

Site: Sydney Pigden (1 memorial)

SE4, Turnham Road, Turnham Academy

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Sydney Pigden

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Sydney Charles Pigden

Royal Air Force fighter pilot and PE teacher. Born Sydenham, lived in Lewisha...

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