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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City Of London
Town
Smithfield
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57796

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Current location

St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives and Museum
West Smithfield
Smithfield
City Of London
Greater London
EC1A 7EB
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 31918 81587
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Private house
    Hawarden
    Alyn And Deeside
    Clwyd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Chancellor's (Church Furniture dealers)
    173 Earlsfield Rd
    Wandsworth
    Wandsworth
    Greater London
    SW18 3DD
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Hackney Hospital became know as Homerton Hospital when it transferred to a new site on the other side of Homerton High St after the old hospital building closed c late 1980s/early 1990s
    Hackney and/or Homerton Hospital
    Homerton High St
    Homerton
    Hackney
    Greater London
    E9
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Hospital buildings were formerly St Lukes Workhouse and were renamed c 1936. The main surviving building has now been converted to flats.
    St Matthew's Hospital
    Sheperdess Walk
    Hoxton
    Hackney
    Greater London
    N1
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Inscribed wooden plaque with shouldered top. Decorated above inscription with a cross and 2 small fleur de lys
Inscription
SAINT MATTHEW'S/ HOSPITAL/ THIS TABLET PERPETUATES/ THE MEMORY OF/ MARGARET BROWN/ SOPHIE OLIVE WITCHALLS/ MARY O'NEILL DOWELL/ THREE NURSES/ KILLED IN AN AIR RAID/ WHILST ON DUTY/ 8TH OCTOBER/ 1940/ Faithfull unto death
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Margaret
O'neil Dowell, Mary
Witchalls, Sophie Olive
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,place of death,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 30.5 ins, width 23.5 ins
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives and Museum
Reference

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