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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leeds
Town
Leeds
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61574
Current location

Leeds Discovery Centre
Carlisle Road
Leeds
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS10 1LB
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 309 325
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • City of Leeds Electricity Department
    Leeds
    Leeds
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Nowy-headed board with polished oval boss top centre. Badge of West Yorkshire Regiment painted on boss. Inscription in gold lettering. Names ordered into four columns. Chamfered rim at base.
Inscription
1940 1944/ "C" COY. 18 W.R. (LEEDS) BATTALION./ (CITY OF LEEDS ELECTRICITY DEPT.)/ HOME GUARD./ ROLL OF HONOUR./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 292
    Served and returned: 292
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,occupation
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 2111mm, width 1470mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
2010, January: on loan to Town Hall. Chipping to left corner and nowy-head of pediment. Some scratching and scuffing to inscription and base.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Leeds Museums and Galleries
Reference
  • Leeds Museums and Galleries LEEDM.E.ZO.2811

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