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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
District
Newham
Town
Plashet
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
12331
Description
STANDARD CWGC CROSS OF SACRIFICE WITH NAME PANELS ON SEMI CIRCULAR WALL BEHIND. ON OCTAGONAL STEPPED BASE. WW2 NAMES ON SMALL WALL IN FRONT BRONZE SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ ON THESE PANELS ARE COMMEMORATED THOSE MEMBERS OF HIS/ MAJESTY'S FORCES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ WHOSE GRAVES ARE IN THIS/ CEMETERY BUT ARE NOT MARKED BY SEPARATE HEADSTONES/ THIS CROSS OF SACRIFICE IS ONE IN DESIGN AND/ INTENTION WITH THOSE WHICH HAVE BEEN SET UP IN FRANCE/ AND BELGIUM AND OTHER PLACES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD/ WHERE OUR DEAD OF THE GREAT WAR ARE LAID TO REST
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, R
Bacci, H J
Bacci, H J
Baker, W B
Baker, W B
Balls, W A
Balls, W A
Bassenger, H G
Basserger, H G
Bastick, S A
See details for all 122 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 115
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 115
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2M, height 6M, width 2M
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
History
INSCRIPTION AT BASE ALMOST ILLEGIBLE. CEMETERY DESCRIBED AS BEING "GENERALLY IN A VERY DILAPIDATED AND OVERGROWN CONDITION". LOCAL PRESS REPORTS APPARENTLY STATE THAT THERE ARE NO PLANS TO RESTORE IT.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
NEWHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL/ CWGC

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