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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Leeds
Town
Leeds
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61035
Current location

In the Columbarium in the central hall
Lawns Wood Cemetery (Lawnswood)
Otley Rd
Leeds
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS16 6AH
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 265 394
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The cemetery contains Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium, with a stone wall bearing bronze plaques naming 94 Second World War casualties whose remains were cremated.
Inscription
1914-1918 / THE SAILORS, SOLDEIRS AND AIRMEN HONOURED HERE / DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY / AND WERE BURIED IN LEEDS GENERAL CEMETERY / 1939-1945 / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 94
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 94
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Unknown
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • LAWNSWOOD CEMETERY
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Leeds City Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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