Names of the fallen: Civilian Casualties

Nine civilians killed, according to government records

Kathleen Alice Canepa
“Age 71, Wife of Luigi Canepa, of 1 Sloane Court.  3 July 1944, at 1 Sloane Court.”

Veronica (Luigia Alessandra Veronica Maria Vittoria) Canepa
“Age 28, Air Raid Warden.  Daugher of Luigi Canepa, of 1 Sloane Court, and of Kathleen Alice Canepa.  3 July 1944 at 1 Sloane Court.”

May Elizabeth Dodd
“Age 54, of 66 Lower Sloane Street.  Daugher of the late Alfred Warner Dodd.  3 July 1944 at Lower Sloane Street.

Margaret Ramsey Hallowes
“Age 69, of 1B Sloane Court.  Daughter of the late Major-General George Skein Hallowes.  3 July 1944 at Sloane Court.”

Annie Mabel Howell-Evans
“Age 72, ARP Telephonist, of 1 Sloane Court.  Daughter of the late Canon and Mrs. W. Howell-Evans, of Edderton Hall, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire.  3 July 1944 at 1 Sloane Court.”

Mary Elisabeth Howell-Evans
Age 74, WVS, of 1 Sloane Court.  Daughter of the late Canon and Mrs. W. Howell-Evans, of Edderton Hall, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire.  3 July 1944, at 1 Sloane Court.”

Dorothy (“Doris”) Eileen Reid
“Age 35, of 4 Gwynn House, Lower Sloane Street.  Daughter of Caroline Hall (formerly Reid), of 6 Walsingham Mansions, Fulham Road, and of the late John Reid.  3 July 1944 at 4 Gwynn House.”

William Lutley Sclator
Age 81, of 10 Sloane Court. Died of his injuries on 4 July 1944 at St. George’s Hospital. [source]

Lilian Sarah Seymour
“Age 48, of 1 Sloane Court.  3 July 1944 at 1 Sloane Court.”

Source Notes

A complete list of casualties is currently unavailable.  The lists above have been pieced together from different government sources.

See List of civilian casualties, Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea, from Civilian War Dead 1939-1945, London: The Imperial War Graves Commission, 1954, p.1031-1047, in Local Studies Department, Kensington Central Library, London.  http://www.rbkc.gov.uk/.

See also details of William Lutley Sclator, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead, accord. researcher Pete Wood.