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Victoria Cross recipients - East Ham

East Ham war memorial Victoria Cross recipients  - East Ham
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{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:}
These stones were laid to honour the brave men of East Ham and West Ham who were awarded the Victoria Cross during WW1.

Site: East Ham war memorial (7 memorials)

E6, High Street South, East Ham Central Park

The Victoria Cross plaques are located on the grass by the memorial. and can be seen in the bottom right of our photograph.

Regarding Central Park, from Geograph: "The land was obtained in 1896 by East Ham District Council to create a park in the centre of the growing town. It had previously been the grounds of Rancliffe House, an early 18th century house which was demolished in 1908. The park was later extended to its present size by further land purchases."

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Victoria Cross recipients - East Ham

Subjects commemorated Information

World War 1

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Victoria Cross recipients - East Ham

Created by Information

Department for Communities and Local Government

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Victoria Cross recipients - East Ham

Also at this site Information

Bernard Cassidy VC

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Second Lieutenant Bernard Cassi...

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East Ham war memorial

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Edgar Myles VC

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Second Lieutenant Edgar Myles W...

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George Drewry VC

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Harold Mugford VC - E6

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Gracie Fields - N1

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John McDouall Stuart

John McDouall Stuart

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Armenian Church - Armenian plaque

Armenian Church - Armenian plaque

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1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
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Sir Squire Bancroft

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