Silver commemorative medal in a case for the 100th anniversary of the bombing of the Upper North Street School in Poplar

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2017

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Silver commemorative medal in a plastic case for the 100th anniversary of the bombing of the Upper North Street School in Poplar. On the obverse side is the following inscription: '13th June 1917 / In Memory of 18 children who were killed ~ by a bomb ~ dropped from a German aeroplane upon the L.C.C. School ~ Upper North Street ~ Poplar ~ On the 13th of June 1917 / 13th June 2017.' On the reverse there are the names of the children who were killed around an engraving of children's handprints.
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The bombing of Upper North Street School in Poplar killed 18 children, on 13 June 1917.The bomb was dropped by a German aeroplane.
Catalogue Number
3205/1
Associated Person and Role
Elizabeth (b.1926)
Associated Date
1914-1919
1926
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