Balham Underground Railway Station Air Raid (1)
London Transport Museum,Covent Garden Piazza,Covent Garden,City Of Westminster,Greater London,WC2E 7BB,England
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 303 807
Balham Underground Railway Station,Balham High St,Balham,Wandsworth,Greater London,SW12 9SG,England
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/
Subject / Period
Second World War - civilians
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown
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.
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Trust fund / scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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Details: Unknown or N/A
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'Wandsworth Guardian' 10 Sep. 2009 p.13; 15 Oct. 2009
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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