West Stand opened.
Vic Watson established a new Club individual scoring record when he hit six against Leeds United at Upton Park.
Charlie Paynter appointed trainer/manager following death of Syd King.
Relegated to Division Two.
Lost 2-1 to Everton in FA Cup semi-final at Wolverhampton.
Club played in various regional war-time competitions.
Beat Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at Wembley to win the Football League War Cup.
League football resumed and played in Football League (South).
Rejoined the Second Division.
Charlie Paynter retired as manager and was succeeded by Ted Fenton. Death of Club chairman W.J. Cearns. Reg Pratt succeeds him.
In April, West Ham United played first game under floodlights at Upton Park and defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1.
First game televised 'live' from Upton Park, drew 0-0 v Holland Sports.
In March the first League game to be played under floodlights took place at Upton Park. West Ham United beat Bury 3-2. Hammers became first winners of Southern Floodlight Cup after beating Aldershot 2-1 in the final.
Hammers made first appearance in FA Youth Cup final but lost 8-2 on aggregate to Manchester United.
Hammers won the Second Division championship and were promoted to the First Division. September 8 - Bobby Moore made his first team debut at home against Manchester United.