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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Thurrock
Town
Purfleet
County
Essex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87029
Current location

Purfleet Heritage and Military Centre
River Court
Centurion Way
Purfleet
Thurrock
Essex
RM19 1QQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 54881 78525
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Wouldham Cement Works (Otherwise Blue Circle or BPCM)
    South Stifford
    Thurrock
    Essex
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large Wooden board with the names of the WW1 fallen at the top, followed by the names of the served, with an addition at the base for WW2
Inscription
1914 ROLL OF HONOUR 1919/TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE WOULDHAM CEMENT CO. LTD/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES & ALSO THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR./NAMES OF THE MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/[names in 3 columns]/NAMES OF THOSE WHO SERVED/[names in 4 columns]/IN MEMORY OF MEN WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR II 1939-1945/[names]/LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashwell, H
Bacon, F
Barlow, W R
Battershall, A
Beard, E
Bennett, A
Bennett, J
Bennett, S
Bird, F
Blacktop, H
See details for all 191 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 183
    Served and returned: 147
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: the fallen by surname THEN forename FOLLOWED by the served by surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Undefined
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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