Savage's Corset Factory

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Reference WMO/259147


Nunhead Lane

jct Peckham Rye and East Dulwich Road

Peckham Rye



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Painted
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Display board with considerable detail about the destruction of the factory by a V-1 missile in 1944. Most of the 24 killed were women. (List on IWM Register 76418. The photograph is a little misleading as the board is in fact wider and narrower than shown, but has been distorted by the uploading process.
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In memory of the 24 people who died from a V1 missile strike at this site on 22 June 1944/[there follows a considerable amount of explanatory text. Full details can be seen on Peckham website link.

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