War Graves in East London cemeteries

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    mugwortismy cat Tenacious to the End!

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    Pictures I have taken, many already posted on the forum, not an exhaustive survey of the respective cemeteries by any means

    Woodgrange Cemetery

    CWG memorial and wall - general view
    1135063 Aircraftman 2nd cl, G. Etty, Royal Air Force, 21st Sep 1941 age 30
    32130 Private, H. Handley, Welsh Regiment, 26th Jun 1916 age 18
    77654 Private, H.E. Bedding, Royal Army Medical Corps, 9th Sep 1916 (I think) age 45 (hmm, not a very good photo)

    Manor Park Cemetery

    H.M. Coombes, Asst. Motor Engineer MMR, RFA 'Thrush', 11th April 1917
    CWG Memorial and wall - general view
    48 CWG graves - LHS 24 graves and RHS 24 graves (some of the names in the front rows are just readable) - I think these are all WW2 - the closeups I took are:
    19014897 Gunner, E.G. Partridge, Royal Artillery, 30th March 1947 age 18
    1900834 Sapper, G.A. Ascome, Royal Engineers, 10th Jan 1942 age 27 -- his headstone shared with --
    Private R.R. Cakebread, Pioneer Corps, 14th Jan 1942 age 31 (some details obscured by plants including his service #130?8??4)
    5346452 Private, J.H.T. Laskey, The royal Berkshire Regt., 14th Oct 1942 age 27
    Knowles family grave, plus close-up of the CWG headstone for 112678 Private, J.T. Knowles, Royal Army Medical Corps, 2oth Oct 1918 age 24

    Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

    CWG wall - general view only
    WW2 memorial to civilians of Tower Hamlets (no names)

    East London Cemetery

    WW1 memorial (no names) erected by directors of the cemetery
    CWG wall - general view -- I do have close-ups of (some) panels but managed to lose the bottoms (they all seem to be WW1)
    WW2 memorial to civilians of the Borough of West Ham - general view -- close-up of the panel for the loss of the HMT Abronia (which shows the neighbouring two panels of civilians Savile-White)
    WW2 memorial to civilians of the Borough of Hackney (ah, my languishing project!)

    Also
    The West Ham tram workers WW1 memorial
     
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    mugwortismy cat Tenacious to the End!

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    taken by my friend (he has given permission for them to be shared :))

    West Ham Cemetery

    Flying Officer J.W. Christie Navigator Royal Air Force 27th Feb 1944
    G/52879 Private W.H. Linstead Royal Fusiliers 8th Jun 1918 age 29
    1351975 Sergeant A.E. Leslie Air Gunner Royal Air Force 3rd Oct 1943 age 23
    1980 Serjeant H.C. Chapman Queen's Westminsters 10th May 1915 age 45
    11212 Guardsman A.C. Marchant Scots Guards 13th Mar 1915 age 21
    680 Serjeant W.N. Hutchings Irish Guards 4th Aug 1919
    6895516 Rifleman B. Copeland The Rangers (9th Bn. KR|RC) 6th Nov 1947 age 44 (seems surprising weathered but I think I have the details right)
    11255086 Signalman F.G.E. Higgleton Royal Signals 7th Oct 1947 age 46
    6017410 Gunner W.J. Harvey Royal Artillery 13th Dec 1947 age 30 --b&w photo
    1264598 Sergeant R.W. Cox Royal Air Force 30th Nov 1946 age 31
     
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    If anyone has specific requests for any of the above-mentioned cemeteries, and once I get another camera, I'll see what I can do ;)
     
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