Aireborough Historical Society

Memorial Garden 2014



Title
Memorial Garden
Date August 2014
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
G442 + G443 + G448 & G450 to G459     Photographer Joanne Coultas
Comment
1:Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough is seen here standing on the right before a service of remembrance on the 100th anniversary of the start of WW1.
 

2 & 3: Men dressed in the uniforms of WW1 soldiers, part of a tribute for the Centenary of the outbreak of that conflict also shown in Springfield Park.
 
4: - 13: The names of the men who perished in the conflict of the 1st World War are recorded for posterity on these tablets.

Photo ID    N773
Memorial Service Towngate Guiesely - 2018 
 
The 11th November 2018, Guiseley Remembers.
 
Undeterred by wet weather, an estimated 4,500 people attended the memorial service for the centenary of the Armistice in 1918, held at the Garden of Remembrance on Towngate. 
 
151 Roll of Honour plaques were hung on the wall of St. Oswalds Church, each one bore the name, address and occupation of each Guiseley man killed in the conflict.  The display of artefacts and ephemera was done by Denisons's Funeral Directors.
 
Photographer Edwy Harling.
Photo ID
Guiseley Prisoner of War - 1915
 
A rare image taken in a German Prisoner of War Camp of Guiseley man Sgt J W Cater, in 1915. 
 


 

 

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