Arpley Meadows bombing
(1940)

thing and bombing

Died aged 0

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Photo of Arpley Meadows bombing black plaque
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On 14th September 1940, a summer gala was held on this site, then known as Arpley Meadows. More than 2,500 people were present. At 5.03pm a lone German bomber passed overhead. Two bombs were released. Sixteen men, women and children lost their lives. Many more were seriously injured. This stone is erected in their memory.

Arpley Meadows, Warrington, United Kingdom where it was (1940)