Bessie Upton


Died aged c. 36

employee of J & J Colman Ltd

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Carrow Hill Near this place on 9-7-1940 five employees of J & J Colman Ltd were killed by German bombs. Maud Balaam (40) Maud Burrell (37) Bertha Playford (19) Gladys Samson (18) and Bessie Upton (36) were the first civilians victims of Norwich to die from enemy action during WWII.

Carrow Hill, Norwich, United Kingdom where they was killed (1940)