Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Wartime Memorial

This is a rather unusual memorial in Kensal Green cemetery. It commemorates those interred whose graves and monuments were totally destroyed  in the London Blitz. The second image is one of a number taken by the excellent photographer Fin Fahey showing bomb damaged memorials at Kensal Green. More of his work can be found HERE


Copyright Fin Fahey

2 comments:

Bill Nicholls said...

So no doubt a lot of graves were blown up and destroyed as well.

Laurie said...

From the notes I glimpsed, Bill, one of the chapels was damaged including one of the catacombs and a large area was completely obliterated. Fresh burials have since taken place on the site so you could say the site was buried over!

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