Leeds City Police B Division WW1

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Reference WMO/284990

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:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: 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. Previously at West Yorkshire Police HQ, Laburnum Road, Wakefield; Leeds City Police B Division HQ, Dewsbury Road, Leeds; and Leeds City Police B Division HQ, Meadow Lane, Leeds
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Roll of Honour/ EUROPEAN WAR 1914-1919/ LEEDS CITY POLICE B DIVISION/ (NAMES)/ +Made the Supreme Sacrifice

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