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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Wakefield
Town
Wakefield
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
92234
Current location

WYAS reference WYL/LE/A72/163
West Yorkshire History Centre
127
West Yorkshire Archive Service
Kirkgate
Wakefield
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF1 1JG
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 33674 20459
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • West Yorkshire Police HQ
    Laburnum Road
    Wakefield
    Wakefield
    West Yorkshire
    WF1 3QP
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SE 32989 21140
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Leeds City Police B Division HQ
    Dewsbury Road
    Leeds
    Leeds
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Leeds City Police B Division HQ
    Meadow Lane
    Leeds
    Leeds
    West Yorkshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Illuminated Roll of Honour, with a stylised border that incorporates Allied Flags. At top-centre are two crossed Union Flags beneath a shield bearing emblems of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, which is flanked by images of front-line troops at Ypres on one side and a Navy ship and aircraft on the other. Beneath this section is a ribbon bearing the words "Roll of Honour", followed by the inscription and list of names of Leeds City Police officers from B Division who served in WW1, along with their collar numbers. Those who died have a red cross beside their name. The first letters of each name are in red ink; the remainder of the lettering is in black ink.
Inscription
Roll of Honour/ EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1919/ LEEDS CITY POLICE B DIVISION/ (NAMES)/ +Made the Supreme Sacrifice
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bartle, William
Bedford, George
Beilby, Fred
Blakey, Willie
Blundy, Harry
Bradley, William
Britten, William
Brown, Thomas
Brown, Wilfred
Carrigan, Patrick
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 53
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Police rank and collar number, forename and surname, whether died
    Order of information: In ascending order of Police collar number
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: height 594mm, width 432mm
    Materials: Paper
Listing information
Condition
History
The WW1 Roll of Honour of those who served in the Armed Forces in WW1 would originally have been framed and placed on display in the Leeds City Police B Division Headquarters. By the time it was deposited with West Yorkshire Archives Service in 1978, it was unframed.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
West Yorkshire Archive Service (Wakefield Office)
Reference

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