Mr. Burdon

Rank: Civilian

Date of Death: 18/09/1940

Age: 62

Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead

Reporting Authority: HACKNEY, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH

Frederick Burdon lived at 171 Powell House, Lower Clapton. On the night of 18th September 1940 he was visiting his family who lived at 135 Hindle House Arcola Street Hackney. He was killed when a HE bomb hit the flats causing them to collapse. Frederick was buried at Abney Park Cemetery on 26th September in a common grave with his Daughter Rose, Son-In-Law Frederick and Grandson Frederick Wrigglesworth who also died in the blast.

dsc09981-crop

Fred Burdon is commemorated on the Blitz Memorial Plaque

Other Information:

Husband of Rebecca Burdon.

Sources:

  1. www.cwgc.org
  2. Abney Park burial records.