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: V-2 attack on Sunday 31st December 1944


Historical Data:
Sunday 31st December 1944. At 2340 hours, a V2 rocket hit Hanley Road and Regina Road with the loss of 16 lives. Two-month-old Carole Downer was one of the youngest to die in Islington during the war. She died on the 1st January 1945 of injuries she received at her home in Regina Street.