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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Redbridge
Town
Newbury Park (Ilford)
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Newbury Abbot Trent RBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1922
    Attended by: HRH Princess Louise Duchess of Argyll, Lt General Sir Francis Lloyd GCVO KCB DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th November 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Chelmsford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2067
Current location

Ilford War Memorial Gardens
Eastern Ave
Newbury Park (Ilford)
Redbridge
Greater London
IG2 7HY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 44762 88268
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone plinth surmounted by WW1 soldier wearing full kit presenting arms and standing guard. A celtic cross rises above the soldier.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF/ GOD/ AND IN/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF/ THIS TOWN/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 THEIR NAME / LIVETH FOR/EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 2500 mm, height 7000 mm, width 2500 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Redbridge Council
Reference
  • Other website www.ilfordmemorialgardens.org.uk
  • The Times 13 Nov. 1922 p.7 col.e
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Buildings of England series by Various London 5 East (2005) p.330
  • Research files of Richard Morris OBE

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