Eastbourne 1939 - 1945

part three


"We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds,
we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills;
we shall never surrender!"
- Winston Churchill






Lushington Road
June 6, 1943:

Fourteen F.E. 190's raided the town.
Caffrey's Garage (amongst many others) was hit and set on fire:

7 dead, 43 injured


Eastbourne Public Library

Even the Eastbourne Public library was attacked and destroyed.








Eastbourne Public Library

Home Sweet Home









Alexandra Arms Inn
October 22, 1942

Our family pub recieved a direct hit, demolishing it.
50 houses were seriously damaged.

14 dead and 22 injured




Eva Nicholls of 22 Avondale Road,

Michael Nicholls of 22 Avondale Road

William Boniface of 9 St. Mary's Road,

Ethel May Boniface of 71 Willoughby Crescent



Please visit these other accompanying pages:

Eastbourne 1939 - 1945 part ONE . part TWO . Eastbourne ROLL OF HONOUR . SUMMARY



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