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West Leeds World War One graves: Upper and Lower Wortley Cemetery

Upper & Lower Wortley Cemetery has 19 casualties from WW1, writes Mark Stevenson.

Seventeen I was able to find headstones, the only address I could find was that of W H Sigsworth, husband of Emily Sigsworth, of 17, Victoria Road, Kirkstall Lane, Kirkstall.

A week or so ago I thought it might be a good idea to take a photo of all the World War One graves in West Leeds.

It soon became clear I would need to narrow it down to get it done in the time I had.

The numbers I use are from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website and to make it more manageable I only took a photo of graves with a Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone.

Some WW1 war graves have private headstones which meant I would have had to look at all the graves in West Leeds, which I did not have time for but I’m sure I will get around to. 

Check out my coverage of Pudsey Cemetery,  St Thomas in StanningleySt Wilfrid’s in CalverleyKirkstall St Stephen’sFarsley Baptists, New Wortley Cemetery and Hill Top in Armley.

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