|Death: ||May 10, 1915|
Mrs Agnes Whitwell became a victim of the first major Zeppelin air raid of WW1 and died at her home in Ashburnham Road. She was 60 and the wife of George Whitwell. Her funeral drew crowds to watch the funeral procession, and enraged the locals enough to attack the homes and businesses of German or Austrian association. The Zeppelin LZ 38 was commanded by Hauptmann Erich Linnarz; the bombs would be dropped by hand onto towns.Her death registration is .Deaths Jun 1915 Whitwell Agnes F 60 Rochford 4a 726.
bio by Geoffrey Gillon.
George Whitwell (1923 - ____)*
Sutton Road Cemetery
Southend-on-Sea Unitary Authority
Created by: js
Record added: Jun 23, 2010
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