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V1 Flying Bomb - Walthamstow V1 Flying Bomb - Walthamstow

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: V1 Flying Bomb - Walthamstow

Erection date: 28/7/2015


In Remembrance
On this site on the 16th August 1944 a V1 flying bomb fell resulting in 22 deaths and 144 recorded casualties.
Waltham Forest Heritage

Site: V1 Flying Bomb - Walthamstow (1 memorial)

E17, Hoe Street, Central Parade

This replacement development consists of: a new parade of shops, flats, a public hall, civic offices and a clock tower, but was not finished until 1964. The wavy canopy and all the Festival-of-Britain era decorative elements are largely intact. We do hope Walthamstowians are looking after it.

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V1 Flying Bomb - Walthamstow

Information Subjects commemorated


V1 and V2 rockets

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

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V1 Flying Bomb - Walthamstow

The bomb fell just before 10am when shopping was in full swing. Its approach ...

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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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V1 Flying Bomb - Walthamstow

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Waltham Forest Council

Formed in 1965 from the joining of Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow.

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