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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Tower Hamlets
Town
Bethnal Green
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 17 March 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of London
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18055
Current location

On the first floor
top of the stairs.
Bethnal Green Public Library
Bethnal Green Gardens
Bethnal Green
Tower Hamlets
Greater London
E2 0HL
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 35101 82641
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three stained glass windows. Central window depicts winged figure of 'Peace', flanked by two smaller side windows depicting the figures of 'Manhood' and 'Motherhood', set within a venetian-window surround. Book of Remembrance stands in front of window in glass and wood case.
Inscription
/METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF BETHNAL GREEN/WAR MEMORIAL/THIS WINDOW ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF/BETHNAL GREEN COMMEMORATES THE MEN AND WOMEN/OF THE BOROUGH WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE/GREAT WAR 1914-1918 AND WORLD WAR II 1939-1945/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abley, John Thomas
Allwork, James W
Amos, John
Atkinson, George Thos
Ayling, Henry
Barnadier, James
Barnadier, Nathaniel George
Bastick, George F
Batchelor, Sydney J
Belcher, Albert
See details for all 110 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
  • BETHNAL GREEN LIBRARY
  • 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

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