Horton, Florence Mabel

Florence Mabel Horton

Name: Florence Mabel Horton

Died on: Thursday, 11th March 1943

Died at: 4 Burry Road, St Leonards

Additional Information: Florence Horton, aged 67, 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.

Florence, the daughter of William Joseph Grange, was married to Richard Horton. She lived at 4 Burry Road, St Leonards.

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