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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
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12390
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: TQ 40850 79843
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Underneath Docklands Light Railway outside ENTRANCE TO Stone Centre or Tile Centre FACTORY SET
    North Woolwich Rd
    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
"FORMER SITE OF BRUNNER MOND AND SILVERTOWN EXPLOSION. CONTAINS NAMES OF VICTIMS OF EXPLOSION AND SILVERTOWN WW1 DEAD" (EXACT WORDING UNKNOWN) ...AND TO THE MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO WHILST/ SERVING THEIR COUNTRY/ BY MAKING T.N.T./ PERISHED IN THE/ EXPLOSION IN THESE/ WORKS, JANUARY 19TH. 1917
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
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
History
2001: PROJECT TO RESTORE
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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