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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newham
Town
Upton Park
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
A K Lander (Letter cutter / Engraver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08 November 2009
    Attended by: Trevor Brooking and Local Clergy/Dignitaries, members of the Busby Troop of Scouts
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58598
Current location

Opposite the club shop and to the right of the main entrance
West Ham United Football Club Boleyn Ground
Green Street
Upton Park
Newham
Greater London
E13 9AZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 41481 83391
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular black granite tablet with incised inscription in white painted lettering. Coloured badge of the regiment incised at the top left of the tablet and coloured badge of West Ham Football Club incised at the top right of the tablet.
Inscription
Dedicated/ In Memory To/ The Sacrifices Made By/ THE WEST HAM PALS/ of/ 13th (Service) Battalion/ THE ESSEX REGIMENT/ ('The Hammers')/ France & Flanders Nov 1915 - Feb 1918/ "UP THE IRONS!"
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
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 440mm, width 665mm
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: Free
Comments: The tablet was donated by Alan Tucker, Managing Director of H L Hawes Funeral Directors. The engraving was done free of charge. The organiser of the memorial incurred no costs either.
Memorial: £0

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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