Leeds City Police WW2

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Reference WMO/284940

Address:

West Yorkshire History Centre

Kirkgate

Wakefield

WF1 1JG

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Materials:
  • Paper Paper
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Illuminated Roll of Honour, which has the Leeds City Police crest at top-centre and a stylised ink border. Within that border, the dedicatory inscription is in blue and gold lettering, beneath which the names of the Fallen are written in black ink. (The Roll of Honour was formerly framed and hung on display. It is now devoid of that frame).Previously at West Yorkshire Police HQ, Laburnham Road, Wakefield, Leeds City Police HQ, Little Queen Street, Leeds and Town Hall, Leeds City Police HQ, The Headrow, Leeds
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In Grateful and Honoured Memory of/ the following members of/ THE LEEDS CITY POLICE/ who paid the supreme sacrifice during the World War/ 1939-1945/ (names) (N.B. The abbreviation "NFS" in the inscription stood for the National Fire Service, to which some Police Officers belonged in WW2).

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