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Poster 41: "Remember Scarborough" published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee.

Designed by Edith Kemp-Welch (1869-1941)

Printed by David Allen & Sons Ltd, Middlesex.


The German Bombardment of Scarborough
Wednesday 16th December 1914 0800

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St. Martin's Church was in the centre of the devasting bombardment that morning, and the first two fatalities took place about 100 yards from the chuch. Although the church was not severley damaged many buildings nearby were.

Watch and listen to Geoffrey Horsley describing his parents' wedding in the church on that day.

To view the details of damage to and around the church click on an explosion on the map below. For a larger version of the map click here.

Central area of the South Cliff Link to Damage to St. Martin's Church St. Martin's Vicarage and Lodge Gainsborough House Vandyke House