Incident Folder

The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e. war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Air raids on Tuesday 12th November 1940


Historical Data:
Tuesday 12th November 1940. Enemy raids were on a reduced scale during the day but, from 2300 hours, these intensified - London being the main target once again. Sloane Square underground station booking office and a train was hit with the loss of 21 lives. A total of 111 Londoners were killed this day, 13 were killed elsewhere. A number of properties were damaged in Islington. Elfort Road, Highbury Hill, Hornsey Rise Gardens, Petherton Road, St. Paul's Road and Aberdeen Lane were hit with the loss of 25 lives. This total included 18 men of the 907 Balloon Squadron who were killed in their billet at 26 Highbury Grove, Aberdeen Lane.