St Stephens North Bow and Poplar & Stepney Rifles

Roll of Honour Tower Hamlets Rifles and St Stephen's North Bow, 1914–18, 1939–45
Roll of Honour Tower Hamlets Rifles and St Stephen's North Bow, 1914–18, 1939–45
St Stephen's North Bow
St Stephen's North Bow
The Riflemens' Room Poplar and Stepney Rifles
The Riflemens' Room Poplar and Stepney Rifles, containing billiard and bagatelle tables. Smoking concerts, dances and whist drives were held here.

St Stephen’s North Bow on Tredegar Road was destroyed during the Second World War, and as a result their memorials and those of the Poplar and Stepney Rifles were transferred to Bow.

First World War

The names of those men from the Poplar and Stepney Rifles (later Tower Hamlets Rifles) and many others connected with St Stephen’s North Bow who died during the First World War are recorded in the handwritten and bound Roll of Honour and will be added to this website in due course. Photo right.

Second World War

The names of those men from the Tower Hamlets Rifles and many others connected with St Stephen’s North Bow who died during the Second World War are recorded in the handwritten and bound Roll of Honour and will be added to this website in due course. Photo right.
Clive Elderton and Andrew Sargent’s The Bow Church Memorial Cross and the Battle of Loos, 1915: St Stephen’s, St Mary’s and the Poplar and Stepney Rifles tells the story of the ‘Poplars’ who fought and died at Loos, and the journey of the Loos Cross from France to St Stephen’s, North Bow, and then to St Mary’s. To learn more about this go to publications

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