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Memorial details

Memorial type
Civilian (eg: "man" "woman" "child")
District
Bradford
Town
Birkenshaw
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04th March 1924
    Attended by: MAYOR OF BRADFORD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28749
Current location

Oakroyd Hall
West Yorkshire Fire Service Headquarters
Bradford Road
Birkenshaw
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD11 2DY
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 202 280
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Scholemoor Cemetery
    Necropolis Rd
    Lidget Green
    Bradford
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 134 325
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Stone figure of a uniformed Fireman on duty with hose in hand upon a stone plinth which bears inscription and names.
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY THE/ BRADFORD CITY COUNCIL/ IN COMMEMORATION OF/ THE DEVOTION TO DUTY/ OF THE UNDERNAMED/ MEMBERS OF BRADFORD CITY FIRE BRIGADE/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN/ THE EXPLOSION CAUSED BY THE FIRE AT/ LOW MOOR MUNITION WORKS/ ON THE 21ST AUGUST 1916/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Binns, Joseph Edwards
Buckley, Eli
Normington, Fred
Pridmore, Knighton
Shan, Edgar
Sugden, Charles
See details for all 6 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,forename
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: height 2310MM, width 1510MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: height 1750MM
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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