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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Havering
Town
Romford
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58859

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Current location

TA Centre
312 London Rd
Romford
Havering
Greater London
RM7 9NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 498 884
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • TAVR CENTRE
    Vicarage Rd
    East Ham
    Newham
    Greater London
    E6
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 420 830
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
One of the many identical London Troops memorials erected. It is a brass plaque with incised inscription. At the top left and right are crests with a depiction of the London troops memorial outside the Royal Exchange in the centre. On the left and right hand sides are inscribed the names of the units that served
Inscription
Top centre: THE LONDON TROOPS MEMORIAL/ ERECTED IN FRONT OF/ THE ROYAL EXCHANGE/ 5TH LONDON (COUNTY OF LONDON) BRIGADE/ R.F.A. Bottom centre: IN IMMORTAL HONOUR OF THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN/ OF LONDON WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND/ EMPIRE IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914 - 1918./ ERECTED AT THE ROYAL EXCHANGE./ THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL/ RECOMMENDATION BY THE CITY AND COUNTY OF LONDON/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" Left side: (Names of units)/ UNVEILED/ ON NOVR 17TH 1920 / BY / H.R.H. THE DUKE OF YORK K.G. / ON BEHALF OF / FIELD MARSHALL H.R.H. / THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT / K.G. (...) Right side: (Names of units)/ RAISED BY / PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / AT THE MANSION HOUSE / IN THE PEACE YEAR 1919 / DURING THE MAYORALITY / OF COL THE RIGHT HON / SIR HORACE / BROOKS MARSHALL / K.C.V.O. LL.D
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 2FT 6"
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
2003: 10 June - Message from Capt. Exley (former Perm Staff Officer at East Ham TAVR). Following the East Ham unit's move to Romford TAVR, most of the memorials will be moved to the unit's new location apart from the one to 281 and 291 Brigade, RFA (niwm 12419). This has been dismantled and is now on the floor of the drill hall awaiting transfer to its new home at the Rotunda Museum, Woolwich as the 281 and 291 RFA were originally Woolwich units. The remaining memorials from East Ham have been moved to Romford with the unit. 1998: VICARAGE LANE TAVR CENTRE IS TO CLOSE AND FATE OF MEMORIALS IS UNCERTAIN
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TERRITORIAL ARMY

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