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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bradford
Town
Bradford
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28872

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Current location

North aisle to the west of the north porch (the kitchen area)
St. Peter’s Cathedral Church
Stott Hill
Bradford
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD1 4EH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 16695 33265
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Grey slate tablet with a coloured enamel badge of the Royal Navy Submarine Service above the inscription in gold.
Inscription
BRADFORD SALUTES THE MEMORY/ OF LEADING SEAMAN/ JAMES JOSEPH MAGENNIS/ WHO FOR HIS SINGULAR BRAVERY/ IN THE ACTION BY/ MIDGET SUBMARINE XE. 3./ AGAINST THE CRUISER TAKAO/ IN THE JAHORE STRAITS,/ JULY 31. 1945. WAS AWARDED/ THE VICTORIA CROSS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Magennis, James Joseph
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: height 10", width 12"
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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