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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
Stockwell War Memorial Mural
A tribute to the war memorial and all things Stockwell
Location: Clapham Road
Description: Painted on the outside of a deep level shelter, this mural was painted in 2001 by Brian Barnes and local school children.
It references the war memorial and local stories and celebrities including Violet Szabo, Roger Moore (as 007)and Van Gogh.
Although a fairly recent mural, it has suffered from a lot of fading, perhaps as suggested by the artist, because of its location.
Tagged in this Tour: Brixton Mural Tour