V2 Attack MacKenzie Road 1944

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Reference WMO253877

Address:

Paradise Park

MacKenzie Road

London Borough of Islington

London

N7 8NF

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
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Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: On Boxing Day Tuesday 26th December 1944. At 21:26 hrs, a V2 rocket hit Mackenzie Road, including The Prince of Wales Public House, with the loss of 73 lives. At about 9.30pm the rocket fell leaving a crater 30 feet wide and 12 feet deep. In the Prince of Wales at the corner of Mackenzie Road locals were having a seasonal drink.The explosion caused the bar floor to collapse, dropping customers into the cellar, with debris from the falling building dropping on top. Over 340 people were casualties 86 suffering from severe injuries and widespread devastation.
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ON CWGC LIST .. Mary Ann Arscott, Florence May Ayling ,Henry Barnes, Lilla Ethel Sophia Beckett, May Beatrice Betts, Florence Rachel Betts, George Hubert Bromley, James Burchnall, Charles Robert Bussey, Albert Cowper, Stanley William Daniels, George Davis, Elsie Davis, Doris Davis, Thomas William Davis, Charlotte Elizabeth Doy, William Emerson, Harriet Emerson, Harry Evans, Elizabeth Faulkner, Dorothy May Fitts, Elizabeth Flack, Martin Henry Hartnup, Mary Amelia Ruth Hopwood, Joyce Violet Hopwood, George Hopwood, Frank John Hopwood, Maud Humberstone, Jean Patricia Humberstone, Leonard Henry Humberstone, Alice Anna Hutt, Doris Hyde, Arthur James Jackson, Eliza Bridget Jarvis, Lydia Jarvis, William Philip Jarvis, Sheila Jarvis, Phyllis Jarvis, Daniel Jarvis, Peter Charles Michael Jarvis, Jacqueline Jepps, Henry Albert King, Vera Rose Macbeth, Edith May Marson, Margaret Agnes Mills, Robert John Mills, Elizabeth Hannah Mills, Robert John Mitchell, Frederick George Mitchell, Ernest John Morris, Ethel Flora Neighbour, Emily Minnie Newell, William Herbert Osborne, Hilda Paris, Mabel Peacock, Clara Peacock, William Ramsay, John Herbert Ranson, Maureen Violet Reynolds, Lulu Elizabeth Rowlands, Henry Charles Sayers, E Sidney, Emily Sidney, Wallace Sorrell, Violet Elizabeth Syrett, Alfred Titchmarsh, Herbert Edward Tower, Louisa Tummons, Ernest Wallace Wake, Dennis Denby Welch, Vera Margaret Lilian Weston, Edward Alfred Whitley, Ellen Amelia Whitley

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