Thursday, 15th September, 2.00 pm – Unveiling of Centenary Victoria Cross Stone for Lance-Sergeant Fred McNess VC, Scots Guards

On September 15th, 2016 a public commemoration is planned at Bramley War Memorial to honour the memory of Bramley man, Fred McNess VC. A commemorative stone will be unveiled and dedicated at the Memorial. This is the second of seven commemorations in Leeds for World War One Victoria Cross holders over four years (2016-2019), and…

New Research

Since Easter 2015, we have been receiving, finding and researching new names to be inscribed on two new plaques to be unveiled on November 11th this year. These names are primarily from Rodley and Stanningley with a number of newly discovered Bramley names. All names, new ones and the 505 already inscribed on Bramley War…

June 2016 Fundraising Events – Thank You

Car Care Plan (Thornbury – Bradford) A company that was once situated in Bramley Shopping Centre has once again shown support for Bramley War Memorial. Car Care Plan held a special charity “dress down” day at the end of last month and from a raffle and donations raised £407.50. Their very generous donation will assist…

War and Remembered Graves Update

One of the latest Remembered Graves uncovered and added to the strimming and cleaning rota is that of Horace Marshall, aged 24, died 16th July, 2015 and the son of Arthur William and Anne Marshall of 3 Waterloo Terrace, Bramley. Horace was a Private in the  1st/6th Bn. Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment). Please…

Unknown Roll of Honour discovered

There are a large number of Roll’s of Honour and Plaques in our local places of worship commemorating the fallen of both World Wars, where churches and chapels have merged generally the Memorials have followed. All of these are shown on this website: The most recent find was the Roll of Honour from Ebenezer Wesleyan…