A small ceremony was held this morning to mark the anniversary and to pay tribute to those who fell in the Far East. Due to the necessary restrictions the number of participants were restricted and we were not able to promote this event as a public service but the tributes were deeply felt and made…Details
A message from Councillor Caroline Gruen, Chair of Friends of Bramley War Memorial. “Sunday 15th August will mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, marking the surrender of Japan and the end of the Second World War. Given the current relaxations of lockdown, the Friends of Bramley War Memorial wanted to involve a few more…Details
Councillor Caroline Gruen (Chair of Friends of a War Memorial for Bramley and Norah Gibson laid a wreath and read dedications, including “Tribute to The Millions” at a socially distanced ceremony on Friday 8th May. There was a framed copy of the dedication (also shown in this post) and a lit candle to mark…Details
Message from Caroline Gruen, Chair of the Friends of Bramley War Memorial The Friends of Bramley War Memorial have reluctantly had to take the decision to cancel the planned event to honour the anniversary of VE Day on 8th May, due to the risks of the current Coronavirus pandemic. We are very sorry that we…Details
Thanks to Bramley History Society for discovering a photo of Broad Lane Council School World War One Memorial. This Memorial which unfortunately no longer seems to exists lists the names of 29 former scholars who died in World War One, they are all young – 18 to 24 years old with many aged 19. We…Details
The Memorial previously at St.Andrew’s Church, Rodley is now in the vestry at St.Peter’s Church, Hough Lane, Bramley.
Our Union Flag was flown today to mark the 75th Anniversary of D Day.
We remembered the two local men who died on D Day, the twelve who died in the weeks afterwards and D Day veteran Peter Paylor who died in 2016 and attended our Unveiling in 2014.