Frederick Holmes, VC
Bermondsey Square has a paving slab remembering Frederick. There is a memorial board in the Alexis Street site of St James’ School, the former Alma School. Frederick Holmes was a former pupil who was awarded the Victoria Cross in World War One. Wikipedia article.
Stainer Street Arch Bombing
In 1941 an air raid resulted in the death of 68 people who were sheltering in one of the arches under London Bridge railway station. A blue plaque marks the location.
Druid Street Arch Bombing
On 25th October 1940 the Druid Street air raid shelter was bombed. The shelter was in one of the railway arches which carry the railway line from Greenwich into London Bridge railway station. The arch is close to Tower Bridge.