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Local Heroes - Your streets were their streets Local Heroes - Your streets were their streets

The names of 197 local men who lost their lives in World War I are
inscribed on the bells of the Memorial Community Church in Plaistow. They are our local heroes

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Horace Patterson and Violet

By Philippa

Horace Patterson was killed in action on 24 August 1918, aged 26. He had got married in January that year to Violet Hensby, at West ┬áHam registry office. It’s been really good to find out more about his family from some of his relatives, and you can read the full story here.

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