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.
This photo is of Herbert Butterworth and Frank Boyes in their uniforms, Herbert is the one on the right. The photo was taken in either autumn 1914 or spring 1915 and is believed to be taken outside Herbert’s family home, “Glen Villa”, Pudsey Road. Both lads enlisted in September 1914, under age, into the 8th…Details
We were notified about George Steele by a relative and with further research by Ian Johnstone. Private Steele is of four newly notified or discovered names that will be added to Bramley War Memorial when a new plaque is commisioned. George was born on 4th January 1916 to Arthur Steele and Bertha Steele (nee Cole).…Details
On Tuesday November 27th 2018, we held the fifth commemoration at Bramley War Memorial of the death of Rifleman Sheldon Steel who died in Afghanistan in 2011.