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Current record for: Lydia Louise Cole
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name Lydia Louise Cole
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 09/10/1940
Age 18

Cause of Death Blast concussion

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium
Grave or panel reference 23088 K

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World War 2
Air raids on Wednesday 9th October 1940

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • George Cole, Father
  • Lydia Florence Cole, Mother
    40, College Cross, N1
  • Osborn, Aunt
    171, Copenhagen Street, N1
  • H Osborn, Aunt
    171, Copenhagen Street, N1
Media File(s) Media file(s)


LCC bomb-damage map showing area of incident