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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Waltham Forest
Town
Leyton
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40025

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Current location

Front staircase
1st floor wall
665
Delivery Office
High Road
Leyton
Waltham Forest
Greater London
E10 6RY
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 38075 87654
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall-mounted white marble tablet with pediment and black lettering. Corbels at base with carved columns at either side.
Inscription
THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ OFFICERS OF LEYTON SORTING OFFICE/ WHO IN DEFENCE OF THE HOMELAND/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ "THEY RISKED THEIR ALL AT THE GREATEST SACRIFICE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boutle, S J
Compton, W C
Ewing, G W
Gramlich, H
Lightfoot, W M
Viccars, J J
Wiley, C W
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 80mm, height 740mm, width 830mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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