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Memorial

Waltham Forest College military trainees Waltham Forest College

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesof london.co.uk

Plaque: Waltham Forest College military trainees

Inscription

This plaque commemorates the thousands of service men and women who trained in this building during the second world war. The college was known by the Royal Navy as "HMS Shrapnel".

Site: Waltham Forest College (2 memorials)

E17, Forest Road, 707

The plaques are just visible in our photo, to the left of the third column from the right.

This was built as the South West Essex Technical College and School of Art in 1938 by John Stuart, Essex County Architect.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Waltham Forest College military trainees

Information Subjects commemorated

46167

World War 2

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50532

HMS Shrapnel

From Exploring East London: "During World War II the college was used by the ...

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50532

WW2 service men and women who trained in Walthamstow college

Thousands of service men and women trained at the Walthamstow college: 1940 R...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Waltham Forest College military trainees

Information Also at this site

76433

Waltham Forest College alumni

Peter Blake, Ian Dury, Peter Greenaway & Ken Russell. Erected in 1938 as the ...

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