United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

LEEDS RIFLES PLAQUES

Our Ref: 22138

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Address

PARISH CHURCH
LEEDS
WEST YORKSHIRE
England
 
Type:Unidentified
Denomination:Church of England
OS Map Ref:SE 300 340

Inscription

UPPER PLAQUE: TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF THE/ MEMBERS OF THE LEEDS RIFLES SERGTS MESS/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)

BOTTOM PLAQUE, LEFT: AND TO ALL RANKS OF THE/ 45TH (LEEDS RIFLES) BN./ ROYAL TANK REGT./ WHO FELL 1939 - 1945./

BOTTOM PLAQUE, CENTRE: IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY/ THE ABOVE MEMORIAL WAS/ ERECTED BY THE RETIRED/ MEMBERS OF THE/ LEEDS RIFLES/ SERGEANTS MESS/ UNVEILED BY MAJ GEN DAVIES, C.B. JULY 16TH 1921

BOTTOM PLAQUE, RIGHT: AND TO ALL RANKS OF THE/ 66TH (LEEDS RIFLES) HEAVY/ ANTI AIRCRAFT REGT, R.A./ WHO FELL 1939 - 1945

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
BackboardWOODC 8FT  Good
PLAQUEBRASS   Good

Physical Description

NOWY HEADED BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD. THREE ADDITIONAL PLAQUES WITH UNVEILING DETAILS AND WW2 DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION PLACED ON A SMALLER BOARD BELOW

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died154
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?surname > rank
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Date:16TH JULY 1921
RolePerformed By
UnveiledMAJ GEN H B DAVIES

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Other
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:4
Other Documents:YORKSHIRE POST JULY 1921
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No