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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87032
Current location

The original location of this memorial is not known
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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Description
Wooden Board with raised gold lettering
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE/MEN OF PURFLEET WHO LAID DOWN/1914 THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1919/[names in 3 columns]/THE MEN WERE VERY GOOD UNTO US AND WE WERE NOT HURT/THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY NIGHT AND BY DAY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beaumont, Reuben T W
Biggs, George
Biles, Sidney J
Campbell, Dugald
Clarke, George W
Gathercole, Bertie E
Godfrey, Albert J
Goldspring, John B
Hills, Arthur E
Johnson, Basil S
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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