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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bradford
Town
Keighley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
BELL & CO (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 June 1905
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28586

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Current location

In Storage
Keighley Library
Albert Street
Keighley
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD21 2AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 06021 41360
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Bingley Library
    Bingley
    Bradford
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 108 391
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular cast brass plaque with inscription in relief. Bingley coat of arms at the top centre of the plaque. Ornate oak leaf and acorn block border.
Inscription
1899 1902/ BINGLEY PATRIOTIC FUND/ THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE/ INHABITANTS OF BINGLEY/ IN RECOGNITION OF THE SERVICES GIVEN/ TO THEIR COUNTRY BY THE UNDERMENTIONED/ VOLUNTEERS FROM BINGLEY/ DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA/ YEOMANRY/ (Names)/ VOLUNTEERS ACTIVE SERVICE MEN/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderton, B
Anderton, J
Barron, A T
Barron, R P
Barron, W E
Barwick, H
Bentley, H
Brown, A H
Brown, P
Brown, W H
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 49
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height C 3FT 6IN, width C 2FT 6IN
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
2011: Plans to relocate the memorial from Keighley Library to Bradford
Costs

Comments: Paid for from Bingley Patriotic Fund

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Keighley News 10 June 1905

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