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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Newham
Town
Forest Gate
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12329
Current location

West Ham Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Forest Gate
Newham
Greater London
E7 9DG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 39835 85568
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STANDARD COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION CROSS OF SACRIFICE WITH NAMES ON SEMI-CIRCULAR WALL BEHIND. ON OCTAGONAL STEPPED BASE BRONZE SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF/ HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ WHO LIE BURIED IN THIS PLOT OR IN OTHER/ PARTS OF THE CEMETERY AND ON WHOSE/ GRAVES SEPARATE HEADSTONES ARE NOT/ ERECTED/ (NAMES) THESE MEMBERS OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Evans, G M
Evans, R P
Haggulden, A
Hart, A C
Houchin, G
Humphirey, E G
Purgeon, J S
Purgeon, J S
Rix, A T
Rix, A T
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 80
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 5M
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
WW1 LETTERING HARD TO READ
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
NEWHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL/ CWGC

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