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Coventry Blitz Victims

Coventry Blitz victims' details organised alphabetically: Surnames beginning with 'L'


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Agnes Laing

Resided 2 Westfield Crescent, Newport, Monmouthshire. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 37 Grosvenor Road, Coventry Aged 51. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Elizabeth Margaret Laing

Daughter of Agnes Laing. Resided 37 Grosvenor Road. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 37 Grosvenor Road Aged 31. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Florence Annie Lake nee MacAuley

Wife of William Lake. Resided 23 Forfield Road, Coventry. Injured in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940. Died Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham 04/01/1941 Aged 33. Buried Birmingham.

Bertie Lamb

Born 1886 at Coventry. Son of William Lamb a Cycle Frame Filer and Elizabeth Hardward of Much Park Street, Coventry. Brother of Elizabeth and Ada Lamb. Husband of Ada Florence Stanley of 13 Gulson Road Coventry. Killed in a November Raid 21/11/1940 Aged 55 at The Globe Hotel, Abbey End, Kenilworth.

William Robert Lambe

Son of Councillor Robert Lambe of 3 Somerdale Park, Belfast, Ireland. Husband of Sarah Lambe. Special Constable. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 26 outside Jordan Well Shelter whilst trying to help civilians trapped inside.

Doris Lampitt

Born 24/09/1896 at Fladbury. Daughter of Henry Lampitt a Railway Station Master and Mary Lampitt of Station House, Fladbury, Pershore, Worcestershire. Resided at Crampers Field. Air Raid Warden. Proprietress of the Wool Shop, Crampers Field. Killed whilst on duty in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 45, outside Crampers Field Air Raid Shelter.

Rose Ellen Lane nee Johnson

Widow of Arthur F. Lane. Resided 146 Bollingbroke Road, Coventry. Killed in a November Raid 21/11/1940 Aged 65 at The Globe Hotel, Abbey End, Kenilworth.

Dennis Lapworth

Born 1923. Son of Joseph Thomas Lapworth and Annie Twigg. Resided at 40 Lentons Lane, Hawkesbury. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 17 outside Wootton House, Coventry Road.

Arthur Frederick Lee

Born 16/07/1890 at Coventry. Son of Arthur Lee a Watch Jeweller and Kate Perkins. Husband of Mabel Ethel Lown. Resided 51 St Patricks Road. Employed at Clark,Cluley and Co Limited and an A.R.P. Firewatcher . Killed in the April Raids at St Patrick’s Road 08/04/1941 Aged 50. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

William Henry Leedham

Born 02/11/1903 at Netherseale, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Shakespeare Leedham, of Manor House, Netherseale, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Husband of Effie May. Resided at 26 Beaumont Crescent, Radford. Police Constable, Coventry City Police Force. Killed by a Bomb Blast 12/10/1940 whilst on duty by the Cranes Hotel at the top of Bishop Street Aged 36 together with Sergeant James Arthur Fox. The Police Memorial website indicated he was killed whilst evacuating the area around a delayed action bomb. Buried Netherseale Baptist Church.

Jane Leeson

Born 15/01/1916 in Belfast. Wife of Raymond Leeson. Resided 45 Pearson Avenue. Housewife. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 45 Pearson Avenue Aged 24. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Raymond Leeson

Born 15/05/1915 at Stockton-on-tees. Son of John and Lilian Leeson, of 34 Rogerson Terrace, Croxdale, Co. Durham. Husband of Jane Leeson. Resided 45 Pearson Avenue. Employed Rootes Securities Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 45 Pearson Avenue Aged 25. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Thomas William Lenton

Born 26/03/1872 at Foleshill. Son of William Lenton and Hannah Glenn. Husband of Edith Eliza Edwards. Resided at 92 Dorset Road. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 at 92 Dorset Road Aged 69. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Hannah Lester nee Looms

Born 1884 Attleborough, Nuneaton. Daughter of John Looms and Emma. Wife of William H Lester. Resided 4 St Lawrence Road. Killed in the October Raids 15/10/1940 at 4 St Lawrence Road Aged 56. Buried Attleborough Cemetery.

David Geoffrey Harwood Leworthy

n 23/04/1935 at Coventry son of John Herbert and Ethel Gladys. Brother of John. Resided at 12 Minster Road. Attended Miss Hoopers Preparatory School Holyhead Road. Died in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 12 Minster Road Aged 8. Buried Coventry Cemetery.

John Herbert Leworthy

Born 24/01/1896 at Cirencester. Son of Herbert Leworthy and Hilda Nellie Brewster of Cotswold View The Reddings Cheltenham Gloucestershire. Husband of Ethel Gladys Harwood. Resided at 12 Minster Road. Employed at Haywards Outfitters. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 44 at 12 Minster Road. Buried Coventry Cemetery.

Christina May Liggins nee Menzies

Born on 20/02/1917 at 1 Courthouse Green, Coventry. Daughter of William Menzies and Alice Elizabeth Lowe. Resided 37 Hermitage Road. Wife of Lawrence Liggings. Killed in the Coventry Blitz at 37 Hermitage Road, Aged 23. Buried London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Pamela Mary Littlehales

Resided 61 Berry Street. Daughter of Clarence Littlehales and Clara. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 7 at 61 Berry Street. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Bertha Livesey

Resided 11 Springfield Road. Wife of A. Livesey. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 13 Springfield Road Aged 30. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

William Riley Longslow

Born 1864 Coventry. Son of John Longslow and Ann Riley. Husband of Emily Smith. Resided 24 Ellys Road. Injured in the July Raids 05/07/1941 died the same day at Keresley Hospital Aged 77. Buried St Nicholas Cemetery.

Florence (Florrie) Logan nee Smith

Wife of Michael Logan. Mother of Patrick, Michael and Francis Logan. Resided 9 Henry Street. Injured in the October Raids 12/10/1940 at 9 Henry Street. Died 13/10/1940 Aged 31 at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

Francis (Frank) Logan

Born 1935 at Coventry. Son of Michael Logan and Florence Smith. Resided 9 Henry Street. Killed in the October Raids 12/10/1940 Aged 5 at 9 Henry Street. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

James Frederick Clement Logan

Born 01/08/1908 South Shields. Resided 30 Maycock Road. Son of James Logan and Mary, of 2 Cuthbert Avenue, Horsley Hill Estate, South Shields, Co. Durham. Employed Burgess Saw Mill. Injured in the October Raids 20/10/1940, at Burbridge Timber Yard, Vecqueray Street, died 22/10/1940 at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital Aged 32. Buried Harton Cemetery South Shields.

Michael Logan

Husband of Florence Smith. Father of Patrick, Michael and Francis Logan. Resided 9 Henry Street. Killed in the October Raids 12/10/1940 Aged 42 at 9 Henry Street. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

Ethel Loveitt

Daughter of Thomas Loveitt and Mary Rolfe Bayly (Chemists of Coventry) Born 08/02/1882 Coventry. She resided at 12 Westminster Road. A member of the Civil Defence Wardens Service. Killed in the April Raids 11/04/1941 whilst on duty at Grosvenor Road. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Janet Mabel Loveitt

Daughter of Thomas Loveitt and Mary Rolfe Bayly (Chemists of Coventry) Born 21/12/1878 Coventry. She resided at 12 Westminster Road. A member of the Civil Defence Wardens Service. Killed in the April Raids 11/04/1941 whilst on duty at Grosvenor Road. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery Coventry.

Arthur Henry Lowe

Son of Mr A Lowe of Droitwich House, Henley in Arden. Husband of Ida Margaret Owen of 213 Rocky Lane, Perry Barr, Birmingham. Fireman, Birmingham Auxiliary Fire Service. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 29. Buried Coventry.

Thomas Rowland Lowry

Born 1924. Son of Richard Henry Lowry and Alice Clara Gibbins of 42 Gordon Street. Resided 42 Gordon Street. Employed at the British Thomson-Houston Company Limited. Member of the Police Auxiliary Messenger Service. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 16 whilst on duty in Jordon Well. Buried Coventry Cemetery.

Michael Thomas Luby

Born 1926 at Coventry. Son of Michael C Luby and Mary Hughes. Resided 11 Albert Street. Killed in the October Raids 15/10/1940 Aged 14 at 11 Albert Street. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Charles Edward Lucas

Born 1897 Coventry. Son of Charles Henry Lucas and Alice McCall of Ludlow Road, Coventry. Husband of Frances Allen. Resided at Crossways, Knoll Drive, Stivichall, Coventry. Killed in a November Raid 21/11/1940 Aged 42 at 1 Abbey End, Kenilworth.

Frances Lucas

Daughter of William and Charlotte Allen. Wife of Charles Edward. Resided at Crossways, Knoll Drive, Stivichall, Coventry. Killed in a November Raid 21/11/1940 Aged 35 at 1 Abbey End, Kenilworth.

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Blackout in the Blitz by Terry Deary

An educational children's book about the Coventry Blitz.
It's 1940 and Coventry is being targeted by German bombers. Alf Turner and Sally Midwell are both evacuated to Wales, but when Sally finds herself in the hands of the petrifying Mrs Pritchard, Alf hatches a plan for an exciting escape. Will Sally be prepared for a flight in the moonlight? Find out in this Woeful Second World War adventure - it's got all the gore and more|

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