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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Leeds
Town
Beeston
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62970
Current location

Cockburn School
Gipsy Lane
Beeston
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS11 5TT
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 29179 29448
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Junction with Fairford Av.Inside main entrance on the left.
    Cockburn High School (Demolished)
    Burton Rd
    Hunslet
    Leeds
    West Yorkshire
    LS 11
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 300 310
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Large rectangular wooden board on a plinth. Beneath a decorated top are three carved panels decorated with ribbons. The central one is the school badge and the outer ones bear the dates of the war in roundels. A flower container stands each side near the bottom, with three names carved below.
Inscription
1914 1918/ COCKBURN HIGH SCHOOL/ IN HONOUR OF THE MASTERS AND OLD/ BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO SERVED/ IN THE GREAT WAR AND IN PROUD/ AND LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF THE FOLLOWING WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ MASTERS (Names)/PUPILS/(Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ ERECTED BY PAST AND PRESENT/ PUPILS STAFF AND RELATIVES/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baron, W
Bate, H
Bimrose, C
Blakey, J H
Blakey, W
Bower, F B
Brooke, H W
Brough, G C
Calverley, T
Childe, N
See details for all 68 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 68
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 68
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,occupation
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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