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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
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: TQ 44846 78908
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large 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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