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Durham, Sarah Eira

Biographical

Surname(s)Durham
First name(s)Sarah Eira
Family details

Daughter of James and Jessie Durham, of Coach and Horses Inn, Llanfaes, Brecon.

CollegeSt Thomas' Hospital
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death09/09/1940
Age at death28
Place of deathSt. Thomas's Hospital.
Notes

At 2.30 a.m. on Monday 9 September, 1940 a large bomb struck Block 1, about the centre of the north side of the Hospital, and caused the collapse of three floors and the death of two nurses and four masseuses, who were crushed in the masonry. . Nurse Durham, Nurse Cynthia J. Walter, Miss Doucet, Miss Mortimer Thomas, Miss Dunn and Miss Lockyer.

Sources

St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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