Iris Nightingale

On her way home from her evening class on 3 March 1943 Iris saw a commotion outside Bethnal Green tube station as she alighted from a bus. She had no idea what was going on. The following morning she found out. Her friend, later to become her husband, said he didn’t know where his mum was. They later found his mother’s body in the crypt of St John’s church.

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