City of Leeds United in WW1

Remembering those from Leeds who gave their lives in world war one.

                                                                                     LEEDS WW1 WAR MEMORIALS



The following details are from the IWM Memorials Database The Mmeorial is currently in Leeds Industrial Museum Canal Road Armley (Photo Required)  Described as  being a Rectangular plaque within a wooden frame and glass cover. Above the list of First World War Names is an engraved laurel wreath. The names lists for both wars are divided into two columns and engraved in black. A thin black border is engraved around the edge of the plaque.


BLACKBURN Herbert Rifleman 34009 1/7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 03/12/1917 Aged 35. Husband of Ann Farrar Married 17/02/1906 St Mathews Rastrick. 1911 136 Baird Street Bradford Occupation French Polisher. CWGC 3 Marion Street New Wortley. Wounded at Cambrai 


Laid to Rest St Sever Cemetery Extension France.

BRAMLEY Charles Corporal 49754 2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment KIA 22/08/1918 Aged 18. Born 1900. Son of Charles J and Elizabeth Howie Married 1896 St Silas Hunslet CWGC 3 Siddall Place Sweet Street Holbeck. 1911 Residence 12 Edwin Street Holbeck. Charles enlisted into the West Yorkshire Regiment 4347 17/07/1915 Aged 15. He was subsequently discharged 21/07/1916 for being under the age of 17 when he enlisted. Laid to Rest Queens Cemetery Bucquoy France. "One of The Brave"

FIRTH C Choice of Two Charles and Charles Son of Matthew and Violet Ann CWGC 14 Freestone Street Lady Pit Lane.

HAYES Richard Private 103113 58th Bn Machine Gun Corps KIA 25/04/1918 Aged 30. Son of Thomas and Louisa Duffy Married 1870 St Peters Leeds. Husband of Beatrice Beckwith (Died 1943 Aged 52) Married 1912 St Stephen Burmantofts CWGC Pollard Street Beckett Street. Laid to Rest Bouchoir New British Cemetery France. Brothers Fred and William also gave their lives.

KENNEDY John Gunner 104082 269th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery KIA 25/09/1917 Aged 28. Brother of Thomas CWGC 29 Belmont Place Green Road Burmantofts. Laid to Rest Voormezeele Enclosures Nos.1 and 2 Belgium.

MULDOWNEY James Patrick 41890 Private 27th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers KIA 12/12/1916 Aged 19. Born 1897 Leeds. Only Son of Austin Died 1918 Aged 47 and Ann 1911/CWGC 25 Stone Row Camp Field Armley Errand Boy. Enlisted Leeds 01/09/1914 D Company West Riding Regiment 11633 lied about his age said he was nearly 20 when in fact he was 16. Deserted 15/02/1915. Re enlisted West Yorkshire Regiment. Laid to Rest Ration Farm Military Cemetery La Chapelle-d Armentieres France.

POTTER Ernest Howe Lance Corporal 18891 1st Bn York and Lancaster Regiment KIA 04/05/1915 Aged 32. Born 1883 Hunslet. Husband of Elizabeth Grogan Married 15/09/1914 St Anthonys Holbeck. Residence 1911 No 16 Normanton Terrace Holbeck. Enlisted Leeds for three years service 29/09/1915 Occupation Tram Conductor Residence 1 Hutchinson Square Dewsbury Road.  Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.

SCARTH George Private 37014 16th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 12/12/1917 Aged 30. Son of John William and Martha Jane Armitage Married 1883 Christ Church Upper Armley. Husband of Sarah Ann Hartley Married 1909 St John The Baptist New Wortley Sarah remarried in St John The Baptist New Wortley 1920 to John W Stubbs CWGC 5 Milnes Terrace Wellington Road 1911 Residence 20 Danube Terrace New Wortley Occupation Leather Finisher. Laid to Rest on his own in Authheux Churchyard Somme France

WALKER A Too many on Record Can You Help..

WHALEY F Unknown Can You Help...