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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
  • Unveiled
    Date: 21 July 1921
    Attended by: Mayor of Bradford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28831
Current location

wall mounted in reception area
2
Delivery Office
Forster Court
Bradford
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD1 1AA
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 16515 33357
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy-headed bronze WW1 plaque with WW2 below, all mounted on a wooden backboard. Inscription in relief. Wreath in relief at top with monogram of George V at centre. Wooden shelf at base.
Inscription
IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN CONNECT-/ ED WITH THE BRADFORD POST OFFICE WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ Their name liveth for evermore / WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ackroyd, S
Addriston, E R
Andrews, W
Anthony, H R
Atkinson, G M
Bannister, S
Barry, W
Beasty, J T
Bennett, H W
Berrisford, M W
See details for all 94 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 63
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 63
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
MEMORIAL MOVED FROM PUBLIC AREA OF THE GENERAL POST OFFICE IN FORSTER SQUARE
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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