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Bomb dropped Frindsbury 2nd March 1944
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2015, 11:17:09 »
A bomb dropped in a garden in Station Road, Strood at 3.30 am.  It took out a row of houses from the junction of Grove Road and Station Road.  18 people died, 28 were seriously injured and 38 slightly.

Those who died:-

Emma - 75 & Frederick Ansell - 68.  36 Station Road
Jean Barnes - 5 years. 40 Station Road
Julia Blackman - 73 (Goodsyard  Cottage, Canal Road)
Alice - 54 & Mary Blyth - 20.  40 Station Road
Thomas Byrne - 49. 37 Station Road
Gordon Chapman - 4 months. 40 Station Road
Edward - 59 & Eliza Evenden - (16 Albert Place)
Ernest Cogger - 65 - 37 Station Road
Edwin - 58  & Mary Hyland - 58 - 15 Station Road
Ellen Willard - 62- 37 Station Road
Elizabeth - 31, June - 9 years & Irene Winter - 6 years - 32 Station Road
Leonard Woodward - 37 - 39 Station Road
 
Most of these victims lived in Station Road, several were from neighbouring streets.  Nearly all of them were buried in Strood Cemetery on the 7/8 March 1944.  l.
 

 

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