Item Description. Photographs

Remarks/People Involved. Fire at Strand House HQ of RNSOP Felpham .

Long reported as being the result of a V1 bomb but now confirmed by Barney Vollans (Who was at the school at the time) as being

caused by a cigarette butt thrown out of a window and catching the thatch alight.

One Phot died and another seriously injured by burning thatch falling on them.

Ship/Place/Originator. John Cook/Douglas Rendell

Original Reference.

Date/ Date Range. c1944

Submitted By. John Cook/Douglas Rendell

Now Held By. IWM

Date Added to site. 15/07/2011

Historians Number. Hist1013