TQ1970 : Kingston Memorial

taken 3 months ago, near to Kingston Upon Thames, Great Britain

Kingston Memorial
Kingston Memorial
On the 22nd January 1945, at 2.35pm, the last V2 long range rocket to hit Kingston fell near this spot. resulting in the deaths of 8 persons and causing injury to 117 more. A total of 33 homes were destroyed and over 2,000 more were damaged, making it the most severe and widespread incident of World War II in the Royal Borough.
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TQ1970, 87 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 22 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Place (from Tags)
Kingston 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1906 7034 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.1748N 0:17.3489W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 19057 70342
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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