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 Saturday 8th March 1941


Historical Data:
Saturday 8th March 1941. After a number of days respite, a major attack took place against London, during which Buckingham Palace was hit. Also notable this night was the tragedy at the Cafe de Paris where 34 people were killed and the bombing of the Thatched House, Essex Road in Islington with 15 deaths. A number of properties were damaged in Islington. In all, 23 Islingtonians lost their lives this night, one in the Cafe de Paris incident.