A Nation’s Tribute
Battle’s Over Programme
Roger the fireman lighting the Purfleet-on-Thames Beacon
Battles Over 11th November 2018 Official; Publication of Legacy and Commemoration
“A nationwide Day of Commemorative Events marking the Centenary of the end of the First World War and paying tribute to the millions killed or wounded in battle, and those on the home front who struggled amidst pain and loss to help ensure freedom survived”.
Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum lead the borough’s participation in this event in conjunction with Thurrock Council, Purfleet Heritage & Military Centre and Purfleet Comunity Hub.
In preparation the Purfleet-on-Thames Beacon needed to be restored.
Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum arranged and paid for the restoration
funded by a Thurrock Council CEDF grant.
We would like to thank
Unit 4, Dolphin Way, Purfleet, RM19 1NZ for supplying all the boards that will be used for our main backdrop of WWI silhouettes.
unit 4 Trade City, Motherwell Way, West Thurrock. RM20 3AW for supplying all the paint for our main backdrop of WWI silhouettes.
Unit 37, Juliet Way, Purfleet Industrial Park, London, RM15 4YD for their kind offer of a 40′ trailer for use as a stage
Juliette Close, Purfleet Industrial Park, Purfleet, RM15 4YF
A BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE INVOLVED AND TO THOSE WHO CAME