Downham, Forster Memorial Park WW1

Park Gardens
White Foot Lane

UKNIWM Ref: 12314

OS Map Ref: TQ 380 750

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Memorial Park

Wars Commemorated:First World War:

The Park was opened in July 1922 by The Hon. Mrs. D.C. Lubbock elder daughter of Lord Forster the donor.

Press: Kentish Mercury July 28 1922 – two photographs - July 21 1922 & July 8 1921

History: The Park was created on land given by Lord Forster in memory of his two sons John and Alfred – see also memorial tomb in St. John Southend

John Forster
Alfred Forster

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