1940 Air Raids

The following is a list of air raids in the Borough of Lewisham where fatalities or injuries occured. This is not a complete list of all the air raids in the Borough during WW2. Please note the deaths at the local hospital mostly are people dying later after a raid and not because the hospital iself was hit incidents marked with * were raids

17 Apr Malpas Road, Brockley
11 May Endwell Road
6 Sept Lynsted Gardens
7 Sept Engleheart Road, Lewisham Road, Limes Grove, Reaston Street, South-Eastern Hospital * see Albert George Dolphin GC, South Park Crescent, Sportsbank Street, Sydenham Road, Zampa Road and Lewisham Hospital
8 Sept Blessington Road and Merritt Road
9 Sept Adelaide Avenue, Brockley, Broadmead, Bellingham, Comerford Road, Crescent Way and Leahurst Road
10 Sept Longhurst Road, Manor Road and Perry Vale, Forest Hill
11 Sept Albion Way, Baring Road, Grove Park, Dermody Road, Ennersdale Road, Evelyn Street, Gilmore Road, Hawkins House, Hither Green Railway Station, Jerrard Street, Public Shelter Albion Way and Vansittart Street
12 Sept Hawkins House, Honor Oak Road, Horniman Drive, Lewisham Hospital, Loampit Vale, Watney's Brewery and Thurston Road
13 Sept Upper Brockley Road and Vulcan Road
16 Sept Brownhill Road, Camplin Street, Culverley Road, Howson Road and London Road
17 Sept ARP Post Brookehowse/Firhill Roads, Catford Cricket Ground, Culverley Road, Conisborough Crescent, Dacre Park, Grierson Road, Ladywell Park, Lee Park, Blackheath, Overdown Way and Penerley Road
18 Sept Dowanhill Road, Downham Way, Farmstead Road, Salehurst Road and Vansittart Street
19 Sept Bradford Road, Bromley Road and South-Eastern Hospital for Children
20 Sept Adolphus Street and New Cross Road
21 Sept Boone Street and Milton Court Road
22 Sept Burnt Ash Road and Lee Road
23 Sept Foxberry Road
24 Sept Longton Grove
25 Sept Taunton Road
27 Sept Dennett's Grove and Queen's Leaze, Taymont Rise
29 Sept Grierson Road and Lewisham Hospital
30 Sept Ladies of Mary Convent, Mayow Road, Forest Hill
2 Oct Arica Road
4 Oct Briant Street, Kender Grove and Sandbourne Road
5 Oct Brockley Cross, Foxwell Street, Outside Goldsmiths College, Lewisham High Street, Lewisham Way and Pagnell Street
7 Oct Brockley Road, Barriedale, New Cross and Wickham Road
8 Oct Lovelinch Street
9 Oct New Cross and Snead Street
10 Oct Avondale House, Old Kent Road and South-Eastern Hospital
11 Oct Willshaw Street
12 Oct Childeric Road, Clifton Rise, Evelyn Street, Ambulance in New Cross ROad and Shere Road
13 Oct Brockley Cross, New Cross Gate and New Cross Road
15 oct Airy Street, Dennett's Road, Drakefell Road, Gellatly Road, Revelon Road, Linchmere Road and Longhurst Road
16 Oct Breakspears Road and Springrice Road
17 Oct Adelaide Road, Brockbank, Brockley Road, Chudleigh Road, Cliffview Road, Eliot Place, Ladywell Road, Lewisham High Street, Luxmore Street, Overcliff Road, Reculver Road and Wickham Road
18 Oct Bryden Grove, Clyde Street School, Downham Way, FAP Post, Clyde Street, Hillmore Grove, Reculver Road and Wearside Road
19 Oct Alpha Road, Hillmore Grove, Pepys Road, Perry Hill, Pinnell Road, Eltham, Sangley Road and Woolstone Road
20 Oct Atkinson Street, Bryant Street, Clyde Street, Cranbrook Road, Jerningham Road, Warwickshire Street
22 Oct Beacon Road, Brookmill Road and Shirt Factory, Bolina Road
25 Oct Brookmill Road, Engleheart Road, Harvard Road and Rangefield Road
26 Oct Old Bromley Road and Farmfield Road
27 Oct George Lane
1 Nov Brandram Road [Brandon Road at CWGC], Craithie Road and Waller Road
6 Nov Grove Street and Lewisham Hospital
7 Nov Rectory Buildings
8 Nov Brindley Street, Brockman Rise, Oldstead Road and Wearside Road
9 Nov Lewisham Hospital and South-Eastern Hospital
10 Nov Dallinger Road
11 Nov Brockley Park and Waller Road
12 Nov Honor Oak Estate and Risedine Road
14 Nov Childeric Road and Pagnell Street
15 Nov Brockley Road and Queen's Road
25 Nov New Cross Road
29 Nov Sunderland Road
8 Dec Brookbank Road, Dacre Park, De Frene Road and Porson Street
9 Dec Deptford Church Street and Gosterwood Street
11 Dec Lewisham Hospital and Rockbourne Road
15 Dec Taunton Road
23 Dec Railway Tavern, New Cross Road and Southern Railway Depot, New Cross Gate
27 Dec New Cross Tram Depot
29 Dec Lee High Road, Malyons Road and Reaston Street

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