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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Hounslow
Town
Chiswick
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 September 2004
    Attended by: The Mayor of Hounslow, Councillor Dalbir Cheema
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63244
Current location

Eastern end of Staveley Road
near Burlington Lane junction
5
Staveley Road
Chiswick
Hounslow
Greater London
W4 3ES
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 20642 77314
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Black stone of remembrance with inlaid lighter stone for the inscription. The lettering is in black and the badge of The Battlefield Trust is on the front face with an Information Board (a wooden panel) to the side.
Inscription
Top of plinth: THE FIRST/ V-2 ROCKET/ ON LONDON/ FELL HERE/ 8 SEPTEMBER 1944/ KILLING THREE. 6 o'clock face: IN MEMORY OF ALL/ V-2 ATTACK VICTIMS./ THE BATTLEFIELDS TRUST/ BRENTFORD & CHISWICK/ LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY. Adjacent Information Board gives details of damage and casualties of V2 attack of 8.9.1944 (supplied by Brentford and Chiswick Local History Society).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Browning, Bernard
Clarke, Rosemary
Harrison, Ada
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,forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: depth 35mm, height 535mm, width 35mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 452mm, height 82mm, width 452mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: depth 840mm, width 1093mm
    Materials: Metal
  • Board
    Measurements: height 880mm, width 880mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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