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Ingleby Terrace Camp Road - WW2 bomb damage

Ingleby Terrace 3 5 WW2 bomb damage Camp Road Maryport

WW2 Bomb damage at Maryport

WW2 bomb damage to 3 & 5 Ingleby Terrace, Camp Road, Maryport. German bombers in the cover of darkness would be trying to bomb the airfield at Silloth, or the Royal Navy Ammo Dump at Broughton Moor. Or sometimes, they’d drop their payload before flying home to save fuel, leading to stray bombs being dropped on towns of very little wartime threat, they even thought they were over the water at times. On this occasion, the bomber that done this damage was so low that the silhouette of the pilot could be made out, and it could almost touch the chimney stacks. I’m sure others who remember this or heard stories would be able to offer their narrative.

Also, remembering the 8 people killed in Maryport during WW2, between 1940 and 1943.

Victims who died in WW2 bomb in Maryport MARYPORT, URBAN DISTRICT, Cumberland. Civilian War Dead

  1. COSTIN, Civilian, MARGARET ANN, Civilian War Dead. 21 July 1940. Age 59. of2 Well Lane. Wife of David Costin. Died at 2 Well Lane.
  2. GURDLER, Civilian, JOHN CHARLES, Civilian war Dead. 31 May 1943. Age 21. cpl., Home Guard. Son of Charles and Linda Kathleen Gurdler, of 11 Townsend Road, Southall, Middlesex. Died at Maryport.
  3. HARRISON, Civilian, JESSIE Civilian war Dead. 1 July 1940 – 31 July 1940. Age 26. of 285 Mortimer Road, South Shields, Co. Durham. Daughter of Robert Harrison, and of Sarah Harrison. Died at 10 High Street.
  4. HARRISON, Civilian, SARAH, Civilian war Dead. 21 July 1940. Age 55. of 285 Mortimer Road, South Shields, Co. Durham, Wife of Robert Harrison. Died at 10 High Street.
  5. HOWARD. Civilian, JOSEPH, Civilian War Dead. 21 July 1940. Age 60. of 10 High Street. Husband of Sarah Ann Howard. Died at 10 High Street.
  6. HOWARD. Civilian. SARAH ANN. Civilian War Dead. 21 July 1940. Age 62. of 10 High Street. Wife of Joseph Howard. Died at 10 High Street.
  7. MILLIGAN. Civilian, WILLIAM, Civilian War Dead. 21 July 1940. Age 72. of14 Well Lane. Died at 14 Well Lane.
  8. THOMASON, Civilian, ROBERT, Civilian War Dead. 21 July 1940. Age 68. of 13 Well Lane. Son of the late Robert and Catherine Thomason. Died at 13 Well Lane.
Ingleby Terrace 3 5 WW2 bomb damage Camp Road Maryport house repaired
Fully restored house after Hitler's bomber dropped its bombs near the house.