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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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John Albert Rapley

Private
Australian Imperial Force

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Born
Plumstead, Kent - Unknown
Died
Egypt - 8 May 1915
Age
Unknown
Death
Unknown
Served in
Australian Imperial Force
Awards
Unknown
Memorials
Unknown
Lived
20 Maud Road, Plaistow

John Albert's story

Bell has J L.

¬†Maud Road is is his parents’ address; he may have recently emigrated as many from the area did around this time.

We know of two other families living Plaistow who had a son who had recently emigrated and served in the Australian forces. The photo on the Local Heroes background shows the Venus family with one brother wearing Australian uniform.

Service Number
1171
Mother
Martha
Father
Walter Walder
Spouse
Unknown
Buried
Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
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