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Current record for: Florence Emily Brown
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Name Florence Emily Brown
Born in Islington, London
Resident of Not Known
Died 23/09/1940
Age 34

Cause of Death No details

Cemetery or memorial Islington Cemetery and Crematorium
Grave or panel reference 19275 M9

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World War 2
Blitz
Air raids on Monday 23rd September 1940

Contents submitted by contributors:
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Florence died with her sister Daisy, mother Emily and father Joseph during the Blitz in their home in Risinghill Street. The family were born and lived in Islington.

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Emily Brown died along with Mother Emily, Father Joseph and sister Daisy in the enemy air raid in Risinghill Street, Islington.

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Joseph Frederick Brown, Father
    30, Risinghall Street
  • Emily Owen Brown, Mother
    30, Risinghall Street
  • F H Brown, Brother
    52, Wynyatt Street
  • Daisy Nellie Brown, Sister
    30, Risinghall Street
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LCC bomb-damage map showing area of incident