Victims of the Great Zeppelin Raid 1916

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Victims of the Great Zeppelin Raid 1916
from "The History Of Wednesbury" website...

The first bombs fell on Wednesbury, they landed in the King Street area, near to a large factory.

The 13 Zeppelin victims - also victims of the war - have no memorial at all, apart from this one here below:

January 31st, 1916

Mary Ann Lee aged 59
Rachel Higgs aged 36
Frank Thompson Linney aged 36 - Here on BCC ...http://bcconnections.tribalpages.com/tr ... ver=362870
Susan Howells aged 30
Matilda Mary Burt aged 10
Joseph Horton Smith, aged 37 - Joseph and children here on BCC... http://bcconnections.tribalpages.com/tr ... ver=362849
Ina Smith, aged 7
Nellie Smith, aged 13
Thomas Horton Smith, aged 11
Mary Emma Evans aged 5
Edward Shilton aged 33 - Edward & wife Betsy here on BCC ... http://bcconnections.tribalpages.com/tr ... =560587643
Betsy Shilton, aged 39
Albert Gordon Madeley aged 21

Photo courtesy of the Black Country Living Museum
Thu Mar 03, 2016 11:43 pm
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