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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Bradford
Town
Bingley
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th December 2000
    Attended by: LORD MAYOR OF BRADFORD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46687

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Current location

PRIESTHORPE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Mornington Rd
Bingley
Bradford
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 121 394
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Framed and glazed black and white photograph. Wall-mounted metal plaque with incised lettering on wooden mount.
Inscription
ON PHOTOGRAPH: "B" FLIGHT 616 SQUADRON LATE SUMMER 1940/ (NAMES) ON PLAQUE:PRESENTED BY THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY/ IN HONOUR OF/ SERGEANT PILOT JAMES HOPEWELL DFM/ 616, 66 & 73 SQUADRONS ROYAL AIR FORCE/ A FORMER PUPIL OF THIS SCHOOL/ HIS PARTICIPATION IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN IN/ 1940 HELPED TO PREVENT AN INVASION OF THIS/ COUNTRY AND THE ENSLAVEMENT OF ITS PEOPLE/ NEVER IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN CONFLICT/ WAS SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW/ PROUDLY SPONSORED BY THE FREEDOM GROUP OF COMPANIES PLC.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank,forename,regiment
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height C 7IN, width C 9IN
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Photograph/s
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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