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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Greenwich
Town
Plumstead
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 5th December 1919
    Attended by: Postmaster Mr H Filmer, the Mayor of Woolwich, the Bishop of Woolwich and relations and others
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
72529

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Current location

Rest area of sorting office
Woolwich Delivery Office
Pettman Crescent
Plumstead
Greenwich
Greater London
SE28 0FE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 44846 78908
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Thomas Street
    Woolwich
    Greenwich
    Greater London
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large three panel pedimented wooden board with names and decorations painted on in gold
Inscription
THE/WOOLWICH POSTMEN/WHO TOOK PART/IN THE EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1919/ROLL OF HONOUR/[names in 3 columns]/RIP/[names]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Auty, L H
Baillie, F W
Baker, J W
Barnes, G J S
Bastable, E
Bean, W
Beecher, C
Bentall, P H
Blackwell, W
Blendall, W E
See details for all 90 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 90
    Served and returned: 82
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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