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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
1. In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen Marker
Inscription.
Stanley Harold Randolph
and
Harry Richard Skinner

who died from injuries received
as a result of enemy action
near this site on the night of
16th-17th April 1941,
while serving under
Station 73 Euston.

 
Erected 2002 by Auxiliary Fire Service London.
 
Location. 51° 31.55′ N, 0° 7.76′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Upper Woburn Place and Endsleigh Place, on the left when traveling north on Upper Woburn Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Camden, England WC1H 9HQ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Butler Yeats (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Robert Owen (about 120 meters away); London School of Tropical Medicine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Richard Trevithick (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sir Victor Horsley (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sir George Williams (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sir Samuel Romilly (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Roger Fry (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .
In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
2. In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen Marker - Wide View

1. Firefighting During the Blitz in London (firehistory.weebly.com). "On Wednesday, April 16, 1941, 150,000 incendiary devices and 16,000 pounds of high explosive bombs fell to the ground, igniting 2250 fires. The roof of St. Paulís Cathedral was struck, leaving a large crater in its wake. While injured, the edifice still stood. Six firefighters lost their lives that night." (Submitted on October 26, 2017.) 

2. The formation of the Auxiliary Fire Service (London Fire Brigade). (Submitted on October 26, 2017.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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