Quietly, and this year without ceremony, the Society has arranged for a wreath of flowers to be placed at the V2 memorial in Staveley Road as we do every year. It was laid just a few minutes before the actual anniversary of the rocket exploding at 18.44 on 8 September 1944. The wreath commemorates the […]
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We have placed a small wreath of bright seasonal flowers at the V2 memorial in Staveley Road, Chiswick. We have done this every year since the memorial, a joint project of the Society with the Battlefields Trust, was unveiled in 2004, at the actual time of its devastatingly destructive landing – 18.44.
Every September since 2004 the Society has quietly laid flowers at the V2 memorial in Staveley Road. On the 60th anniversary of the first V2 landing in Britain in that year, we worked with members of the Battlefields Trust’s London branch to create a memorial to those who died in Chiswick on that occasion. As […]