Help shape future of Bramley War Memorial


Local residents are invited to share their views on the next developments at Bramley War Memorial.

The annual general meeting of the Friends of a War Memorial for Bramley group will be held next Wednesday, 19th October, at The Villagers Community Club, Broad Lane, at 7.15pm.

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Somme Remembrance: Attendees prepare to place crosses at the war memorial in Bramley. Photo: West Leeds Dispatch

All are welcome and officers will report and answer questions on activity over the past 12 months.

There will be film footage available of this year’s events, including last month’s Fred McNess VC Commemoration and the Somme Centenary services held on 1st July.

Proofs of the new memorial plaques, which carry 236 new names, will be displayed; these will be unveiled at an Armistice Day Service on Friday, 11th November

The 242-page Book of Remembrance -which includes background and details of 741 fallen from Bramley, Rodley and Stanningley – will be on display, prior to unveiling with the plaques

There will be exhibits, Poppy Appeal, Somme and 2016 badges and Bramley History Society books available.

All welcome to attend.


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