15 April 2022

Bombing of Boveney Road 1944

Our thanks to Steve Johnson who has kindly sent us some photos of bomb damage in Boveney Road, taken by his uncle. The photos relate to a V1 that exploded on 26th June 1944, when eight people were killed.

Photo A – North end of Boveney Road, looking towards Devonshire Road

Photo B – similar view to A, but other side of the road

Photo C – North end Boveney Road where it bends towards Devonshire Road

Photo D and E – Boveney Road, opposite Hengrave Road

Map of Bombs in Forest Hill for context showing the V1 damage on Boveney Road at the top centre of the map:

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