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Memorial details

Memorial type
Unidentified
District
Leeds
Town
Leeds
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16th July 1921
    Attended by: MAJ GEN H B DAVIES CB
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22138
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Leeds
Leeds
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 300 340
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
NOWY HEADED BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. THREE ADDITIONAL PLAQUES WITH UNVEILING DETAILS AND WW2 DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION PLACED ON A SMALLER BOARD BELOW
Inscription
UPPER PLAQUE: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ MEMBERS OF THE LEEDS RIFLES SERGTS MESS/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) BOTTOM PLAQUE, LEFT: AND TO ALL RANKS OF THE/ 45TH (LEEDS RIFLES) BN./ ROYAL TANK REGT./ WHO FELL 1939 - 1945./ BOTTOM PLAQUE, CENTRE: IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY/ THE ABOVE MEMORIAL WAS/ ERECTED BY THE RETIRED/ MEMBERS OF THE/ LEEDS RIFLES/ SERGEANTS MESS/ UNVEILED BY MAJ GEN DAVIES, C.B. JULY 16TH 1921 BOTTOM PLAQUE, RIGHT: AND TO ALL RANKS OF THE/ 66TH (LEEDS RIFLES) HEAVY/ ANTI AIRCRAFT REGT, R.A./ WHO FELL 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, B
Ashforth, F
Baldwin, C
Banister, A
Barnett, W
Batterton, R E
Beattie, W
Bentley, C
Birkill, C
Bonser, J
See details for all 150 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 154
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 154
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname,rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height C 8FT
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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