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A memorial to Bermondsey men who fell during World War One, at 2 Old Jamaica Road, the site of the old military training centre, which is currently being converted into flats. The grade-listed memorial details the names of 970 men who served in the 22nd Battalion of the Queen’s Regiment, which used...
- Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:03 pm
- Forum: History & War Years
- Topic: Druid Street Arch Bombing
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My mother and grandfather were in that arch, mum being a little girl (10) at the time. They lived in the Neckinger, as I did as a child in the 50s. My grandad was a railwayman and fire warden during the war, then later was an ack ack gunner in Southwark Park. God knows when he slept. Mum remembered ...