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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Greenwich
Town
Greenwich
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th September 1926
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th September 1926
    Attended by: Bishop of Southwark
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11866
Current location

Junction of John Harrison Way and West Parkside Rd
Millennium Complex Central Park
John Harrison Way
Greenwich
Greenwich
Greater London
SE10 0BQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 39774 79291
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • British Gas Southeastern Works
    Port Greenwich
    Greenwich
    Greater London
    SE10 0RT
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Free standing tall rectangular rough hewn stone with smooth face bearing inscription and names.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE SOUTH/ METROPOLITAN GAS COMPANY ATTACHED TO/ THE EAST GREENWICH GAS COMPANY, PHOENIX WHARF AND/ ORDNANCE WHARF WORKS, WHO IN RESPONSE/ TO THE CALL OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES DURING THE GREAT WAR / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ansell, Alfred
Baily, Ernest Edgar
Barkwith, Frederick Edward
Beard, George
Bennett, Evan
Bodley, Samuel James
Boulton, Frank Edward
Bradford, Albert Edward
Carpenter, William
Carter, Edward William
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 78
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 78
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • East Greenwich Gas Works War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
Moved as site was redeveloped, condition said to be poor and no longer upright. Present location unclear. 1999- Memorial restored and relocated in Central Park.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
English Partnerships
Reference
  • Photocopy from IWM Library

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