Air Raid siren located on Mitcham Police station

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Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Miss P Crawford
Picture Reference Mit_​War_​8-1
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Notes / History An air raid siren attached to the roof of Mitcham Police Station, Cricket Green c1940.

During World War II many people grew to loathe the regular wail of the siren which signalled the start of each enemy raid.

The sirens were nicknamed Moaning Minnie.

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