Date of Death: 18/09/1940
Regiment/Service: Civilian War Dead
Reporting Authority HACKNEY, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH
Edith Appleby lived at 121 Hindle House, Arcola Street. Wife of William Charles Appleby. Died at 121 Hindle House on Wednesday 18th September 1940 when a HE bomb fell on Hindle House. Other people in the flat at the time were Edith’s Daughter Alice and Granddaughter Alice who escaped through the blown out windows; Edith was the only one who was killed. Six other people died at Hindle House in the bombing on that night. Edith is buried at Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington in an unmarked grave.
Edith Emily Appleby Nee Harrison b. 16/02/1873 Homerton London wife of William Charles Appleby married on 02 Jun 1900 in St Marks Church, Stoke Newington, North London. Mother of Alice, William, Louise, Jack, Edith, Thomas, Alfred, Alexander (nickname ‘Mick’) and Christopher Appleby (nickname ‘Uncle’).
- Mike Monk (relative) family recollection.
- Mrs Alice Hayes (Granddaughter) memoirs & interview 09/2013