Hawksworth wood memorial

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Reference WMO/270544

Address:

Broadway

Hawksworth wood

Leeds

LS5 3PR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Other Other
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Northern Ireland
About the memorial: The war memorial commemorates the 26 men and 1 lady who died whilst on active service, from 1939 to 1972. They all lived in the parish of Hawksworth wood, Leeds 5, West Yorkshire. On the other side of the memorial stone are the 5 names of the men killed during the bombing of Kirkstall forge, there is also an etching of a piece of machinery from the forge. The memorial is of red polished granite and is located outside the co-operative store, Broadway LS5 3PR. We have a Facebook page 'Hawksworth wood memorial project'
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For those that lost their lives on active service from 1939 The life that I have is all that I have And the life that I have is yours. In remembrance of those who lost their lives during the bombing of Kirkstall forge, August 1942

Edmund Dawson ANDERSON Arthur Bedford George BALDWIN George Grice Henry BARNINGHAM George Shepherd Harold BEDFORD Walter Sutherby Charles Alec BIRD George Thompson George BROGDEN Thomas DAWSON Albert FRENCH Frank Dennis GOODALL Kenneth HACKERS Roy HARRISON John Bruce HORN Harry LAPISH George Ivan LEE Samuel Dean LOBLEY Richard Briggs MARSHALL Ronald MELLOR Leslie MITCHELL Kenneth MUSGRAVE Lillian Beatrice May RINGROSE George SAVILLE Samuel Clifford SCOTT Jack WALKER Richard William WALKER Clifford WEBSTER Frank WHITE Fred WILSON

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