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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bradford
Town
Bradford
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 12th November 1947
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28548

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Current location

Caller's Office
Delivery Office
Inkersley Road
Bradford
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD1 4RS
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 16177 34017
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 86
    Delivery Office
    Otley Rd
    Shipley
    Bradford
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 148 374
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Brass WW1 Plaque on wooden backboard with WW2 plaque grafted below.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ SHIPLEY POSTMEN/ WHO WERE/ KILLED IN ACTION/ DURING THE WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ ALSO/ 1939 - 1945/ (Name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Boocock, H
Bowyer, A A
Procter, G
Walker, G H
Whittaker, L
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, service, surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 12", width 8"
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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