Plaque

MOTH Hackney WW2 memorial

Inscription

This plaque honours those citizens of Hackney whether recorded or unknown, civilian or combatant, who lost their lives in the Second World War 1939 - 1945.
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We, the members of the Memorable Order of Tin Hats pay tribute to their unflinching steadfastness in pursuit of a victory which was not theirs to see . . .

That ". . . " suggests that the preceding words are a quotation. The best we can come up with is "The future's not ours to see. Que sera, sera". Did they really mean to quote that?

Site: MOTH Hackney WW2 memorial (1 memorial)

E9, Valette Street, MOTH

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
MOTH Hackney WW2 memorial

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World War 2

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Hackney citizens lost in WW2

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Memorable Order of Tin Hats / MOTH

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