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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leeds
Town
Leeds
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 09 November 1951
    Attended by: HRH PRINCESS MARY
  • Dedicated
    Date: 09 November 1951
    Attended by: Bishop of Ripon
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22160
Current location

On either side of the entrance to the library
University of Leeds
Brotherton Library
Parkinson Building
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS2 9JT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 29556 34721
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
10 Portland stone tablets placed either side of the main entrance door. Carved inscription. WW1 names continue across onto the WW2 tablets. Painted university crest is carved in bas relief at the top of each of the tablets.
Inscription
LEFT SIDE: PRO PATRIA/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names) RIGHT SIDE: PRO PATRIA/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, L
Ainley, J H
Airey, H W S
Allen, W S
Anderson, P
Appleyard, H E
Appleyard, J E
Archer, E T
Armitage, A W
Armstrong, P T
See details for all 325 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 326
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 326
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 153
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 153
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 900mm, width 660mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
University of Leeds

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