Balham Underground Railway Station Air Raid (1)
London Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza
City Of Westminster
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 303 807
In ticket hall within barrier.
Balham Underground Railway Station
Balham High St
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 285 732
Plain circular metal plaque with white lettering.
In memory of/ the 64 people killed/ at this station by/ a wartime bomb/ 14th October 1940/
Names on memorial
Second World War - civilians
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined
Measurements: height 450mm, width 450mm
Date: October 2000
2010: A new plaque (Our ref. 60963) to commemorate all those who died replaced this plaque and was unveiled on 14th October 2010. The former plaque will then be donated to the London Transport Museum. Nov. 2008. It is planned to alter the number who died from 64 to 67, thus including three London Transport employees who were killed.
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Wandsworth Borough News 19 Nov. 2008 pp.14-15
London Transport At War by Graves, Charles pp.50,53. Published:London Transport 1978
Underground News No.588 pp.718-9
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