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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tower Hamlets
Town
Bethnal Green
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12600
Current location

Cyprus Street
Bethnal Green
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
E2
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 35386 83073
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall-mounted plaque. Flower containers srround lower plaque. Top, centre, relief of Cross with RIP
Inscription
R.I.P./ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF CYPRUS STREET/ WHO MADE THE GREAT SACRIFICE 1914-1918/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S/ DISCHARGED AND DEMOBILISED SOLDIERS AND SAILORS/ BENEVOLENT CLUB
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amos, J
Boardman, A
Cole, A H
Combar, E A
Dilon, W H
Dowsett, G
Dowsett, T
Doyle, T A
Farmer, W
Fennings, T
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 50mm, height 900mm, width 750mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
1960s: Original tablet damaged during demolition of the house it was mounted on. The pieces were stored for safekeeping in a local pub. The local residents association then decided to fund a replacement memorial which is still there today.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • FOR YOUR TOMORROW: BRITISH SECOND WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 156 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1995 YORK

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