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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Newham
Town
Silvertown
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War - civilians, First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12390
Current location

Royal Wharf Development
North Woolwich Road
Silvertown
Newham
Greater London
E16 2BG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 40850 79843
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Previous locations
  • Underneath Docklands Light Railway outside ENTRANCE TO Stone Centre or Tile Centre FACTORY SET
    North Woolwich Road
    Silvertown
    Newham
    Greater London
    E16
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 410 790
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Stone of Remembrance set on a circular base and a wreath carved on each face at the top.
Inscription
West Face: TO THE GLORIOVS / MEMORY OF THE / MEN FROM THESE / WORKS WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1919 / (Names) East Face: AND TO THE MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO WHILST / SERVING THEIR COVNTRY / BY MAKING T.N.T. / PERISHED IN THE / EXPLOSION IN THESE / WORKS. JANVARY 19TH / 1917 / (Names) North Face: Also to the memory of those who fell in the Second World War 1939-1945 (names). South Face: ALSO/TO THE MEMORY/OF THE 58/LOCAL RESIDENTS/WHO WERE KILLED/AND THE MANY/INJURED IN THE/SILVERTOWN EXPLOSION
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angel, Andrea
Benstead, Sidney Joseph
Bruce, James
Chandler, John George
Darrant, Victor Henry
Dingley, Harold
Downing, Charles
Farmer, Alfred
Farmer, Walter Edward
Field, Thomas
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service
    Order of information: surnames
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • SILVERTOWN 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-12390

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.