Hither Green, Sandhurst Road School WW2 War Memorial
Sandhurst Road School WW2 War Memorial

Hither Green Cemetery
Verdant Lane
Hither Green SE6 1JX


Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Tablet

Mass Grave with rectangular stone surround, containing a tablet with inscription on a raised area.

Sacred To The Memory Of 38 Children
And 6 Teachers Who Were Killed When
Sandhurst Road School Was Bombed
By A Lone German Aeroplane
On Wednesday 20th January 1943

31 Children and 1 teacher are buried together in a civilian war dead plot at Hither Green Cemetery. 7 Children and 5 teachers were buried elsewhere.

Wars Commemorated: Second World War

Press: The Kentish Mercury 29 January 1943, Evening Standard 16 February 1995

Other References: Blake, Lewis Red Alert, South East London 1939-1945, published by the Author 1992.

Names: Click here to see the names of those who died

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