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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
18054
Current location

Corner of Bonner St and Hartley St
near the junction with Roman Rd
on the wall surrounding the school playground.
Bonner Primary School perimeter wall
Bonner Street
Bethnal Green
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
E2 0QP
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 35519 82986
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • west side of Mace St
    on wall between houses 21 and 23.
    21-23 Mace St
    Bethnal Green
    Tower Hamlets
    Greater London
    E2
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 340 620
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Stone tablet ornamented above the inscription with a sculpted figure of a swaddled child, possibly representing Christ, enclosed within a wreath.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF MACE ST AND TAGG ST. / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (NAMES) / "LOVE SHALL TREAD OUT THE BALEFUL FIRES OF ANGER / AND IN ITS ASHES PLANT THE TREE OF PEACE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, A
Barrell, J
Beasley, A
Blunt, F
Blunt, R
Camrling, A
Clark, R
Croft, W
Embry, M
Gardner, M
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Tower Hamlets Local History Library Prints file war memorials

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