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War Memorial Panel - Strathblane, Stirling, Scotland




14th March 1941

Panel 14 March 1941 In memoriam
John Stockdale, Margaret Wood
Isabella Wood, John Wood
died due to war operations
at
New City Row, Blanefield, 14th March 1941

Memorial erected by
Strathblane Community Council
March 1997


On 13th and 14th March 1941, Clydebank was hit by two heavy air raids by the Luftwaffe. The attack resukted in 569 deaths and the destruction oft he town. On the night oft he 14th March, the village of Blanefield was also hit. A land mine dropped by the Luftwaffe exploded in the village resulting in the death of four individuals.
The land mine exploded in the area known as Sunnyside. At the time, Sunnyside was occupied by evacuees, including those who had fled from Clydebank the previous night. Clydebank evacuee Margaret Wood and her two children, John and Isabella, were killed along with John Stockdale who resided in adjoining block.



John Stockdale
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Civilian
abt. 1882
14 March 1941
59
Stirling County. Scotland
Son of John Stockdale,
of Edinkill, Strathblane.
Died at 10 New City Row, Blanefield.
Margret Wood
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abt. 1901
14 March 1941
40
Stirling County. Scotland
Wife of John Wood,
of 4 Southcroft Street, Glasgow.
Died at 11 New City Row, Blanefield.
Isabella Wood
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abt. 1930
14 March 1941
11
Stirling County. Scotland
Daughter of John Wood,
of 4 Southcroft Street, Glasgow,
and of Margaret Wood.
Died at 11 New City Row, Blanefield.
John Wood
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abt. 1932
14 March 1941
9
Glasgow City, Scotland
Son of John Wood,
of 4 Southcroft Street,
and of Margaret Wood.
Injured at 11 New City Row, Blanefield,
died same day on way to Western Infirmary.



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