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 William T. H. Challen

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William T. H. Challen

Birth
Greater London, England
Death 13 Jun 1917
Poplar, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England
Burial Newham, London Borough of Newham, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 48826448 View Source
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Son of William S Challen and Jessie Gould
Birth registered 1st quarter 1912 in Poplar district, so born 1911/1912

William passed away aged 5 years old

On June the 13th, 18 children were tragically killed when a bomb fell through the roof of their school in Upper North Street, Poplar.
The funeral was on the 20th of June for all of the children. 15 children were buried in a mass grave and 3 had private burials.

The names of all the children

Louise A Acompora
Alfred E. Batt
Leonard C Bareford
John P Brennan
William TH Challen
Vera M Clayson
Alice M Cross
William Hollis
George A Hyde
Grace Jones
Rose Martin
George Morris
Edwin C W Powell
Robert Stimson
Elizabeth Taylor
Rose Tuffin
Frank Wingfield
Florence L Woods
There is a War Memorial for all of the children from this school

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

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  • Maintained by: Adrienne
  • Originally Created by: darealjolo
  • Added: 26 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 48826448
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48826448/william-t_h-challen : accessed ), memorial page for William T. H. Challen (unknown–13 Jun 1917), Find a Grave Memorial ID 48826448, citing East London Cemetery and Crematorium, Newham, London Borough of Newham, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Adrienne (contributor 47022212) .