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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tower Hamlets
Town
Bow
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19-03-2007
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56591
Current location

St Pauls Chuirch
St Stephens Rd
Bow
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
E3 5JL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 363 833
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Oval grey plaque with AFS London badge at top Black lettering within a red-line border
Inscription
In Memory of/ Auxilliary Fireman Albert Edward Arber/ who served under Station 32 Bow R and/ who died as a result of enemy action/ buried by falling masonry at the Junction/ of St Stephens Road and Athelstane Grove/ on the night of 19th/20th March 1941/ when a high explosive bomb demolished/ two houses near this site./ This plaque remembers also/ Auciliary Fireman David William Carson/ (1912-2006)/ who served on Bow Fire Station's ground/ in World War II and through whom/ this memorial was made possible.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The Church and "Firemen Remembered" Group

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