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The Folkestone Air Raid

This bombing raid saw the death of almost 100 people - including many children. 

Names (H)

William Henry Hall, Johanna Mary Hambly, Ethel L Hambrook, Caroline Harris, Fanny Harrison, Martha Godden & Dennis Hayes (mother and son), Louise Alice Hayward, Mary Philhemina & Veronica Mary Holloway (sisters), Rosina (Rose) Caroline Hughes ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ William Henry Hall - age 64, William, born in Dover, was a pork butcher and was injured in his shop. Gravestone is in place, buried in section 20, grave 1705 Johanna Mary Hambly - age 67, widow of Captain Edgar Hambly.  No gravestone in place, buried in section 3, grave 8720 Ethel L Hambrook - age 12, Gravestone in place although wording is barely legible, section 20, grave 1867 Caroline Harris - age 35, Caroline was betrothed to Joseph Harris who joined the Cycle Corp. Gravestone in place although wording is faded now, buried in section 20, grave 1864 Fanny Harrison - age 39, Fanny was a spinster with no occupation.  Gravestone in place, although in poor condition, buried in section 7, grave 339 Martha Godden & Dennis Hayes (mother and son) - age 30 and 2 years old respectively, It is believed Martha and her son Dennis were in the queue outside Stokes’s shop. Martha came from an old Folkestgone fishing family. No gravestones are in place, sections 3 & 29, graves 8504 7790 respectively.   Louise Alice Hayward - age 37, Louise has four children and was in Gosnolds when the bomb fell and could only be identified by her clothes and boots. No gravestone found, buried in section 21, grave 2758 Mary Philhemina & Veronica Mary Holloway (sisters) - ages 9 years old and 16 months old, the two children were with their mother who was injured when the bomb fell, their father was a bank clerk. Two identical cross headstone were in place, only one cross headstone remains, buried in section 8, grave 1067 & 1068 Rosina (Rose) Caroline Hughes - age 34, Rosa was a schoolteacher and was with her good friend who was also killed. Gravestone in place, section 7, grave 409 These brief descriptions were taken from ‘A Glint In The Sky’, author Martin Easdown with Thomas Genth. The book which is well worth ordering contains much more detail about each person.
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The Folkestone Air Raid

This bombing raid saw the death of almost 100 people - including many children. 

Names (H)

William Henry Hall, Johanna Mary Hambly, Ethel L Hambrook, Caroline Harris, Fanny Harrison, Martha Godden & Dennis Hayes (mother and son), Louise Alice Hayward, Mary Philhemina & Veronica Mary Holloway (sisters), Rosina (Rose) Caroline Hughes ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ William Henry Hall - age 64, William, born in Dover, was a pork butcher and was injured in his shop. Gravestone is in place, buried in section 20, grave 1705 Johanna Mary Hambly - age 67, widow of Captain Edgar Hambly.  No gravestone in place, buried in section 3, grave 8720 Ethel L Hambrook - age 12, Gravestone in place although wording is barely legible, section 20, grave 1867 Caroline Harris - age 35, Caroline was betrothed to Joseph Harris who joined the Cycle Corp. Gravestone in place although wording is faded now, buried in section 20, grave 1864 Fanny Harrison - age 39, Fanny was a spinster with no occupation.  Gravestone in place, although in poor condition, buried in section 7, grave 339 Martha Godden & Dennis Hayes (mother and son) - age 30 and 2 years old respectively, It is believed Martha and her son Dennis were in the queue outside Stokes’s shop. Martha came from an old Folkestgone fishing family. No gravestones are in place, sections 3 & 29, graves 8504 7790 respectively.   Louise Alice Hayward - age 37, Louise has four children and was in Gosnolds when the bomb fell and could only be identified by her clothes and boots. No gravestone found, buried in section 21, grave 2758 Mary Philhemina & Veronica Mary Holloway (sisters) - ages 9 years old and 16 months old, the two children were with their mother who was injured when the bomb fell, their father was a bank clerk. Two identical cross headstone were in place, only one cross headstone remains, buried in section 8, grave 1067 & 1068 Rosina (Rose) Caroline Hughes - age 34, Rosa was a schoolteacher and was with her good friend who was also killed. Gravestone in place, section 7, grave 409 These brief descriptions were taken from ‘A Glint In The Sky’, author Martin Easdown with Thomas Genth. The book which is well worth ordering contains much more detail about each person.
ABOUT THE FOLKESTONE AIR RAID