Wheeler, Amelia

Hastings Cemetery

Name: Amelia Wheeler Died on: Tuesday, 10th September 1940 Died at: Buchanan Hospital, but likely injured near to her home at 5 Tower Road West, St Leonards Additional Information: Amelia Wheeler, aged 83, died when a lone bomber dropped 10 high explosive bombs, and 40 incendiaries on Hollington Park, The Green, Sedlescombe Road South, Tower … Read more

Backman, Mary

Mary Backman

Name: Mary Backman Died on: Thursday 28th September 1940 Died at: Carisbrooke Road, St Leonards Additional Information: Mary Backman was killed by a high explosive bomb during a raid by German planes. The information provided by CWGC state that Mary died aged 74 on the 28th, two days after the raid took place on Thursday … Read more