Major John Geoffrey Appleyard, DSO, MC and Bar, RASC, CDO, SOE, SSRF and SAS. Bramley born Geoffrey is the subject of many books detailing his bravery from Dunkirk to West Africa and cross channel raids on Occupied France and the Channel Islands. Following service in the RASC, No. 7 Commando and No. 62 Commando (where…Details
We are pleased to support and promote the launch of this new book which will be launched at Leeds Minster (Leeds Parish Church) on Friday 9th November at 6.30 pm. Tickets are free and can be ordered together with the book at a discounted price from the link below: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leeds-pals-handbook-book-launch-tickets-51251705230https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/leeds-pals-handbook-book-launch-tickets-51251705230 We remember 24 of the…Details
We are delighted to have worked with Leeds Lights to have an illuminated lifesize “Tommy” figure installed opposite the Memorial on Upper Town Street, Bramley. This figure will mark the forthcoming centenary of World War One and also direct people towards the Memorial.
We were proud to commemorate the Centenary of the founding of the RAF on “Battle of Britain Day” 15th September with a Flag Event at the Memorial.
We displayed a framed dedication listing all the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force men and woman who are currently remembered on the Memorial.
Our three planters were installed on Friday 7th September 2018 to complement our new benches and complete the installation of our Peace Garden.
Delighted to announce work for The Peace Garden at Bramley War Memorial started today. The World War 1 & 2 and Doves of Peace benches are now in situ. The three Planters will be placed in situ within the next couple of weeks, (Leeds City Council Parks & Countryside department to update). The benches and…Details
James Eric Appleyard lived at Cringlebar, Stanningley and had many Bradford based sporting connections. He also attended Bradford Grammar School and is remembered on their Memorial. He died a few months before the end of World War One on 20th July 1918, whilst serving as a Captain in the 8th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince…Details
In early August The Royal British Legion unveiled their new touring sculpture outside The South Bank in London. The sculpture consists of separate letters spelling out “Thank You” and is an opportunity for members of the public to show their appreciation of the sacrifice made in World War One by the people of the United…Details