Event    From 13/10/1940  To 13/10/1940

Coronation Avenue bombing

Categories: War Memorial WW2, Tragedy

Coronation Avenue consisted of a terrace of about 15 shops with five storeys of flats above and behind. The air raid shelter was beneath three of the shops. It suffered a direct hit by a bomb, resulting in 173 deaths. Andrew Whitehead has more details.

The Stoke Newington - civilian war memorial reads: "88 people ("also 9 persons unidentified" at Coronation Avenue on 13 October 1940".

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

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