Monday 18 August 2014

Sheffield Blitz Victims

On the evening of December 12, 1940, German bombers blitzed Sheffield in Yorkshire. No. 74 Nether Edge Road took a direct hit. Susan Bielby (84) and her three daughters, Annie (45), Emily (51) and Millicent (54) were killed. Emily and Millicent were infant school headmistresses, while Annie was a costumier. [Sheffield General Cemetery, Yorkshire] For more on this wonderful cemetery, click HERE.

1 comment:

Billy Blue Eyes said...

Very sad that, I have come across a mass memorial for the Newbury victims of a bombing rade and another set of headstones for one at Reading.

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