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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newham
Town
East Ham
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12323
Current location

East Ham Town Hall
Barking Rd
East Ham
Newham
Greater London
E6 9SH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 42665 83555
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A bronze plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard with a moulded wreath and projecting lamp on each side. The dedication is written in white enamel paint. The plaque is mounted onto the wall above a cabinet containing a Book of Remembrance. A small plaque with a coat of arms is on the front of the cabinet. The cabinet is set in wall panelling, with gold text on each side.
Inscription
(Wall Plaque) 1914 - 1918/ ERECTED BY/ THE OFFICERS AND WORKMEN OF THE/ EAST HAM CORPORATION IN HONOURED/ MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ "WE OWE THEE MUCH" (Cabinet) This pedestal was presented by the officers and workmen of the East Ham Corporation in memory of their colleagues who gave their lives during the World War 1939-1945 and whose names are inscribed in the book of remembrance. (Wall Panelling - Left) This book of remembrance was compiled as a record of residents of the county borough of East Ham who lost their lives during the World War 1939-1945 (Wall Panelling - Right) This book was unveiled on 8th May 1950 by the Mayor, Councillor Mrs E.M. Bruce J.P. and dedicated by the Bishop of Chelmsford the Rt. Rev. Henry Wilson D.D.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, R G
Allum, J
Andrews, S
Andrews, S A
Arnold, W H
Austin, A G
Ayres, Frank Roger
Bailey, W
Baker, J E
Ball, J W
See details for all 196 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
NEWHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL

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