Event    From 14/6/2017  To 14/6/2017

Grenfell fire

Categories: Tragedy

Just before 1am a fire broke out in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block of flats. This social housing block was on the north-east edge of the largely wealthy W11 post code, just south of Silchester Road. 72 people died, including 2 later in hospital. More than 70 were injured. 223 people escaped. It was the worst UK residential fire since WW2.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Grenfell fire

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Grenfell fire - Methodist church

{On the wreath:} Grenfell, 14.06.2017, love, prayers {The nearby white notic...

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Grenfell fire - sculpture

{Below the mournful statue:} 14.6.17

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Grenfell memorial wall

Too many sad and challenging messages for us to transcribe but we thought the...

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Khadija's garden

Khadija's Garden This bed of planting commemorates Khadija Saye, who was trag...

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The El-Wahabi orchard

The El-Wahabi family lived on the 21st floor.

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Dulwich Library air raid

Dulwich Library air raid

The bomb actually fell on Woodwarde Road opposite Dulwich Library, killing three people and destroying the post office.

Event, Tragedy

1 memorial
Druid Street arch WW2 bomb

Druid Street arch WW2 bomb

Railway arches were used as air raid shelters in WW2, as they were relatively secure. In the case of Druid Street however, they couldn't survive a direct hit. Depending on source, the number of dea...

Event, Tragedy

2 memorials
Edward Smith

Edward Smith

Edward Smith is the 3rd on the right of the seven boys sitting in the photograph of the scout troop. His birth was registered in the 1st quarter of 1901 in the Lambeth registration district. As a...

Person, Children, Community / Clubs, Tragedy

2 memorials
Jared James Gane

Jared James Gane

Non-British, killed by the Bali bomb.

Person, Tragedy

1 memorial
Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

Person, Exploring, Tragedy

1 memorial