Incident in Ilford


Subject: Early V2 attack

My father who would have been about 17 was knocked unconscious after a V2 exploded somewhere in Ilford. He was taken to hospital with a suspected injury to his thumb which turned out to have been dislocated playing in goal for West Ham !

Terry Horner

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  1. Grew up in Ilford during WW11 and many memories of houses around us being bombed and especially remember walking with my Nan past a piece of waste ground at the top of our street and looking at an unexploded bomb sticking out of the ground. We were going to visit relatives and they would not let us return home past that, we had to take a long way around. Remember also being in school and having to go to the bomb shelters as soon as the siren went off. Many many memories !

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