Brockley Cemetery Deptford Civilian WW1 War Memorial

Brockley Cemetery
Brockley Road

UKNIWM Ref: 12227

Type: Cross

Erected By The Citizens of Deptford in Memory of 17 Residents Named Here Who Were Killed by Bombs From German Zeppelins During Raids on The Nights of September 7th 1915 And August 24th 1916.

Erected By The Citizens Of Deptford In Memory Of 17 Residents Named Here Who Were Killed By Bombs From German Zeppelins During Raids On The Nights Of September 7th 1915 And August 24th 1916.

Granite wheel cross to civilians killed in WW1 air raids, UKNIWM states WW2 but research has proved this to be WW1.

Wars Commemorated: First World War

Press: Kentish Mercury July 29 1921


Frederick C Dann Mary E Dann Victor S Daines Richard Turner
William J Beechey Elizabeth E.F. Beechey Margaret Beechey Helena Beechey William Beechey
Maud L Scotten Ethel M Scotten Elsie C Smith Katherine L Smith
Arthur G Suckling Dorie Suckling Gladys Suckling Florence E Slade

The above names have been corrected from those previously quoted because of new information that has shown these to be incorrect. Not having sighted the plaque ourselves either the transcription is in error or the plaque itself? Those corrected from GRO Death registration data were DANN Frederick G to C, DANES Victor S to DAINES, SCOTTON to SCOTTEN, SUCKLING, Doris to Dorie and SUCKLING, Gladys to Emily.

All the above died during the raid of 7 September 1915, except Richard Turner who died during the raid of 24 August 1916.

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