1944 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

4 Feb Trundley Road, Deptford
19 Feb Francemary Road
23 Feb Warwickshire Street
2 Mar Dermody Road
21 Mar Lescombe Road, corner of Vancouver/Kilmore Roads and Vancouver Road
22 Mar Lee Green Road, Perry Rise, Perry Vale, Forest Hill, Vancouver Road and Wynell Road
14 Jun Reginald Square
16 Jun Albyn Road, Elmer Road, Lewisham Park, Micheldever Road, Reginald Place, Reginald Square, Selden Road, Southend Lane and Sydenham Park Road . V1 Rocket impacted at Brockley Road (Deptford Brockley Cemetery), Ronver Road, Elmer Road, George Lane & Devonport Road, Lewisham Park.
17 Jun Geriant Road, Downham Estate, Pascoe Road V1 Rocket impacted at Bromley Road/Ansford Road, Ivorydown, Downham, Lewisham Hill (initially reported as Clock Tower, Lewisham), Brookbank Road, Leahurst Road, Brangbourne Road and Southend Lane
18 Jun Lewisham Hill and Rutland Walk, Perry Hill
19 Jun V1 Rocket impacted at LCC Brockley Road School
20 Jun Bargery Road
21 Jun V1 Rocket impacted at Wynell Road, Fermor Road
22 Jun V1 Rocket impacted at Wells Park Road Lampmead Road, Lenham Road and Westbourne Drive
23 Jun Ewhurst Road, Forest Hill Station, Horsa Road, Lee V1 Rocket impacted at Crofton Park Road, Riverview Park, Ringmore Rise / Liphook Crescent (Off Horniman Drive), Fernbrook Road, Springbank Road, Fernbrook Road and Mercator Road.
24 Jun Endwell House, Endwell Road, Perry Vale, Forest Hill, St John's Hospital and V1 Rocket impacted at Hazelbank Road, Somertrees Avenue, Ewelme Road/ Woodcombe Crescent, Forest Hill, Rangefield Road /Elmscott Road,
25 Jun Gosterwood Street
26 Jun Banstead Street, Nunhead Green and Devonshire Drive, Greenwich V1 Rocket impacted at Boveney Road, Granville Park and Tannsfeld Road
27 Jun Finch House, Bronze Street V1 Rocket impacted at Long Pond Road
28 Jun Avignon Road V1 Rocket impacted at Beckenham Place Park (Golf Course)
29 Jun V1 Rocket impacted at Malyons Road (Ladywell Rec.), Montpelier Row and Taymount Rise
30 Jun V1 Rocket impacted at Blessington Road, Garthorne Road and Bargery Road (at junction of Bromley Road)
1 Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Southend Lane & Watermead Road, Inchmery Road & Bargery Road
2 Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Brangbourne Road and Westwood Hill
3 Jul Queen's Road V1 Rocket impacted at Adamsrill Road, Exbury Road , Braxfield Road (Initially reported as Comeford Road, then Arabin Road), Broadfeild Road, Horniman Drive and Lewisham High Street (Kings Hall Cinema)
4 Jul Drakefell Road V1 Rocket impacted at Perry Vale
5 Jul St John's Hospital V1 Rocket impacted at Addington Grove (Highclere Street) and Honor Oak Road
6 Jul Breakspears Road and Lewisham Hospital V1 Rocket impacted at St Norbert Road / Frendsbury Road
7 Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Firhill Road
8 Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Blessington Road and Perry Rise (Forest Hill Tennis Club)
9 Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Elmira Street and Linchmere Road
10Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Veda Road and Dacres Road
11 Jul Deptford Power Station and Playgreen Way V1 Rocket impacted atTurnham Road and Randlesdown Road
12 Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Dacres Road and South Park Crescent (Initially reported as Further Green, b/n Verdant Lane & South Park Crescent)
13 Jul Hoopwick Street and Park Hotel, Bromley Road V1 Rocket impacted at Bromley Road, junction of Southend Lane (Initially reported as Brookehowse Road)
15 Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Hilly Fields junction with Tyrwhitt Road (Incident in Deptford)
16 Jul Royal Victoria Yard
17 Jul Marsala Road V1 Rocket impacted at Algernon Road
18 Jul V1 Rocket impacted atWhitbread Road (Initially reported as Adelaide Avenue) and Hurstbourne Road(Initially reported as Elsinor Road junction with Vancouver Road)
19 Jul V1 Rocket impacted at Bromley road, Whitbread Road and Dartmouth Row
21 Jul Princes Street V1 Rocket impacted at Malyons Road / Chudleigh Road / Ladywell Road
22 Jul Talbot Houses, Newlands Park and Princes Street V1 Rocket impacted at Goffers Road and Tannsfeld Road
24 Jul Warden's Post, Baildon Street
26 Jul Warden's Post, Baildon Street V1 Rocket impacted atLewisham Hospital, Lewisham High Street *
27 Jul Shell Road, and Lewisham Hospital V1 Rocket impacted at Hither Green Lane, Ermine Road, Brockley Road (Brockley Rise), Nuding Road and Lawn Terrace
28 Jul and St John's Hospital V1 Rocket impacted at Como Road and Lewisham High Street/ Lee High Road (Lewisham Market)
29 Jul Hither Green Railway Station V1 Rocket impacted at Stanstead Road, Nightingale Grove, Thorewood Avenue and Whitefoot Lane
30 Jul South-Eastern Hospital for Children V1 Rocket impacted at
31 Jul Crofton Park Road V1 Rocket impacted at Baring Road and Stillness Road
1 Aug Achilles Street V1 Rocket impacted at
2 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Algernon Road, junction of Baring/Linchmere Roads, St Norbert Road Durham Hill and South Depot, Downham (Initially reported as Shroffold Road)
3 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Morden Hill and Nuding Road
4 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Meadow Close off Meadow Road (Initially reported as Bellingham Green), Arngask Road(Initially reported as Torridon Road), Burghill Road, Wat Tyler Road, Dacres Road and Derby Hill
5 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Newstead Road
6 Aug Millmark Grove V1 Rocket impacted at Oaksford Avenue
8 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Keedonwood Road
9 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Sydenham Park
12 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Ardoch Road
13 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Sangley Road / Shorndean Street
16 Aug Endwell Road, Relinque Road and Royal Victoria Yard V1 Rocket impacted at Harland Road /Baring Road, Grove Park, Buckthorne Road, Brockley Rise/ Duncombe Hill(Initially reported as Maclean Road) and Porthcawe Road & Maddin Road.
22 Aug V1 Rocket impacted at Sydenham Road/ Fairlawn Park
17 Sep V2 Rocket impacted at Adelaide Avenue, Brockley
27 Oct V2 Rocket impacted at Baring Road, Summersfield Street, Ronver Road, Lee
28 Oct V2 Rocket impacted at Gurney Street, Liadert Grove, Deptford, Pagnell Street and Railway Grove, New Cross
1 Nov V2 Rocket impacted at Shardeloes Road
2 Nov V2 Rocket impacted at Sydenham Station Area
3 Nov V2 Rocket impacted at St Mildred’s Road Lee and fell on railway sidings at 04.35 Hither Green.
15 Nov V2 Rocket impacted at Kilgour Road and Stondon Park/ Maclean Road
25 Nov V2 Rocket impacted at New Cross Road
10 Dec V2 Rocket impacted at Hafton Road
12 Dec V2 Rocket impacted at Morden Terrace School, Greenwich

See Also
V1 Rocket page for more details

V2 Rocket page for more details

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