Wareham, Alice

Alice Wareham & Marguerite Priddle

Name: Alice Wareham

Died on: Thursday, 11th March 1943

Died at: 49 Salisbury Road, St Leonards

Additional Information: Alice Wareham, aged 49, was killed when several Focke Wulf 190s and Messerschmitt Bf 109s strafed with machine gun fire and dropped 25 HE Bombs on Silverhill Junction, St Matthew’s Schools, Strood Road, Alma Terrace, Alma Villas, Perth Road, Adelaide Road, Battle Road, Aldborough Road, Clarence Road, Salisbury Road, King Edward Avenue, Salisbury Road, Bohemia Road, Springfield Road, Combermere Road, Burry Road, Blomfield Road, Holmesdale Gardens and St Helens Road. One of the worse attacks on the town during the war, 37 other people died and 90 more were injured, 39 seriously.

Alice was married to Arthur Wareham and served in the Women’s Voluntary Service. Her daughter Marguerite Priddle was also killed in the attack.  She lived at 49 Salisbury Road, St Leonards.

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