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Louise A. Acampora

Louise A. Acampora

War dead  Female  Born 1912  Died 13/6/1917

Categories: War Memorial WW1

Died aged five years. Andrew Behan has kindly carried out some research on this little girl. Louise Annie Acampora was born in 1912 in Poplar, the youngest child of Luigi Acampora, who had come to the UK from Catania, Sicily, Italy and Clarissa Emma Acampora née Harding. She had three siblings, Raffaela James Acampora , Clara Winifred Acampora and Luigi Charles Acampora and the family lived at 30 Grundy Street, Poplar. Her father was a Hotel - Coffee Man according to the 1911 census.

She was one of 18 children killed when a bomb fell through the roof of her school in Upper North Street, Poplar. She was buried in St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Leytonstone, one of the three children that were not buried in the mass grave that was provided for the victims. Her parents survived her, her father passing away in March 1953 and her mother in February 1958. FindaGrave has an image of her grave.

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