Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Memorial by Great Eastern Railway Stores at Gidea Park, Romford

In October 1921 a memorial was unveiled to the 12 employees of GER Stores who had been killed in World War One.

The memorial was a new sports pavilion, called the Memorial Pavilion, built in the GER Sports Grounds at Gidea Park. The pavilion contains a  brass tablet with the names of those who fell.

R E Burford

C E Chaplin

F Dorling

J Hasler

F J Herridge

H G Hills

F Stalley

F J Stokes

A S Tickell

J Wall

G H Warman

G H Wix

The dedication ceremeny was led by the Bishop of Barking and The Rev C Steer MC who was the vicar of Hornchurch.