West Ham's memorial to those killed in the First World War was the Out-Patients wing of Queen Mary's Hospital in West Ham Lane.
Bronze Memorial plaque from the Clarnico Factory in Waterden Road. Donated to Newham in 1974 by Clarke Nickolls & Coombs Ltd (when the premises were sold to a developer for conversion).
Clarke Nickolls & Coombs Ltd of 9 Kings Yard Carpenters Road, Stratford, owned Clarnico Ltd, (later sold to Trebor Sharps Ltd)
Part of the Newham Heritage & Archives collection
Dedicated To The Memory Of These Our Elder Brethren
R.W.Baxter 15th May 1917
J.E.Edwards 29th April 1917
G.E.A.Braithwaite 27th Nov 1929
R.A.Hockley 2nd Feb 1933
Able Seaman Edwin Dunmow Awarded the Obilich Silver Medal (Serbia) for bravery on the field of battle. H.M.S.Vindictive,ServiceNo.J/4405. Killed in action 23/04/1918 aged 24.
This Memorial plaque was originally in Elmhurst School where Edwin Dunmow was once a pupil, he lived nearby with his family, at 22 Westbury Road. By the age of 17 Dunmow had joined the Royal Navy and in 1918 when he was serving on H.M.S. Vindictive he took part in the famous Raid of Zeebrugge, one of the most daring exploits of the First World War.
By Robert Rogers
At the site of the old Transport Depot in Greengate Street, there is a memorial to the members of the West Ham Tram Department killed in the Great War (World War One).
In memory of Gordon Munro (Civil Service Rifles) who Fell In Action June 7th 1917 at Messines Ridge. This plate was placed in St, Mary's, Plaistow by his Mother & Lily Poupard.
This memorial plaque to Sergent Major Onslow was removed from the second Church of St Mary, Plaistow, prior to demolition about 1977, by the Passmore Edwards Museum.
This memorial plaque to Sergeant. J.L. Ower, killed at Ypres, July 31st 1917, was removed from the second Church of St Mary, Plaistow, prior to demolition about 1977, by the Passmore Edwards Museum.