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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Waltham Forest
Town
Leytonstone
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39976

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Current location

St John the Baptist Church
High Road
Leytonstone
Waltham Forest
Greater London
E11 1HH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 39469 87463
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FRAMED AND GLAZED ROLL OF HONOUR. NAMES IN FOUR COLUMNS.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ THE NAMES OF THE MEMBERS OF SAINT JOHN'S CHURCH/ LEYTONSTONE, WHO SERVED IN THE WORLD WAR/ 1939 1945/ THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ (NAMES)/ THOSE WHO SERVED/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, T G
Ames, Gwen
Baker, J
Bearman, B G
Bearman, H V
Bearman, J G
Bidmead, J G
Bidmead, K
Blackburn, James
Blackmead, John
See details for all 129 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 136
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Church Times 23/12/2016 page 41 for more on the life of Padre George Edward Maule Parry (1915-1944) who was unlawfully killed by the Germans on D Day-he was Curate of this church and became Vicar on the day WW2 started, before moving to Emmanuel Church, Forest Gate where he is also commemorated
  • Book-The Parachuting Parson-the story of George Edward Maule Parry, by John Wilson, available through Amazon for £4-published in 2016
  • The Parish web page about him-www.stjohns-leytonstone.org.uk/history/georgeparry/

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