London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen
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. Charles Dickens (within shouting distance of this marker); William Butler Yeats (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Robert Owen (about 120 meters away); Saint Pancras Parish Church (about 150 meters away); Euston War Memorial (approx. 0.3 kilometers 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
Also see . . .
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 78 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.