Plaque

Poplar & Stepney Rifles

Inscription

Poplar & Stepney Rifles
Site of the Drill Hall (1860 - 1907) of 26th Middlesex Volunteers. Later part of 17th Battalion London Regiment (Poplar & Stepney Rifles) of whom 1,022 soldiers were killed in the Great War 1914 - 1918.
The History of Wapping Trust
Turk's Head Charity

Site: Poplar & Stepney Rifles (1 memorial)

E1, Glamis Road

A London Inheritance has a good post on this area.

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Poplar & Stepney Rifles

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Shadwell Drill Shed

We can find no image of the Drill Hall but have found a "Drill Shed" on a 188...

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World War 1

We'd always assumed that this war was known as the Great War until WW2 came a...

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17th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Poplar and Stepney Rifles)

London unit which served in WW1 where it lost 1,022 soldiers.  More informati...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Poplar & Stepney Rifles

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History of Wapping Trust

Started in the early 1970s as Wapping Parents Action Group. Transformed into ...

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Turk's Head Charity

From the Picture source website: "The Turk’s Head was bought from the Council...

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