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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Newham
Town
Silvertown
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1949
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10020
Current location

North Woolwich Road
Silvertown
Newham
Greater London
E16 2BG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 41039 79802
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cenotaph with four sides and laurel wreaths carved into each of the sides.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF BRUNNER MOND & CO WHO FELL IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914 1919. AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF ALKALI DIVISION I.C.I. WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 1945/ (Names)/ THE FOLLOWING WHILST SERVING THEIR COUNTRY BY MAKING T.N.T. PERISHED IN THE EXPLOSION IN THEIR WORKS ON JAN 19 1917/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, Eric
Allen, Frank
Allman, Harry
Andrews, Oscar
Angel, Andrea
Arnold, Robert
Ashley, Alfred
Aspey, James
Astles, James
Astles, Thomas
See details for all 176 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 164
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 164
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
ICI
Reference
  • The First Fifty Years of Brunner Mond & Co. 1873-1923 - Auth. John Watts - pgs. 62-67 - Publ. 1923 by Bemrose & Sons Ltd.

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