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Trevor Carvosso

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Trevor Carvosso

Person  Male  Born 3/4/1946  Died 17/7/1969

Fireman killed in the Dudgeon's Wharf explosion.

Andrew Behan has researched Carvosso: Fireman Trevor Paul Carvosso was born on 3 April 1946 and his birth was registered in East Ham. He was one of the three sons of Dennis Harry Carvosso and Gladys Ada Carvosso née Kindred. In 1968 in Newham he married Maureen S. Parsley.

On 17 July 1969 he was attached to Fire Station C25 at Cannon Street, London and was sent to a fire at Dudgeon's Wharf, Manchester Road, Millwall. He died, aged 23 years, from injuries resulting from an explosion involving flammable vapours in an old oil tank that was in the process of being demolished. He had four years service in the London Fire Brigade. Probate records dated 10 September 1969 stating administration of his estate was granted gives his address as Flat 10, Millwall Fire Station, Westferry Road, Poplar. His effects totalled £4,714. He is also commemorated on the National Firefighters Memorial in Sermon Lane, London, EC4.

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Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - oblong plaque

The unveiling of this plaque was reported in the East London Advertiser of 24...

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Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - red plaque

Unveiled on the 50th anniversary of the fire.

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