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Beckett Street, Leeds

Chris Noble

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Apologies for opening this photo of a commemoration on another thread as regards the above cemetery.

There also seems to be some anomaly between the dates on the headstone and the CWWGC.

Kindest regards to all.



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Sorry, Chris.

What anomaly?


Initials: G R

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers

Unit Text: 21st (Tyneside Scottish) Bn.

Age: 19

Date of Death: 05/06/1917

Service No: 238042

Additional information: Son of Ann Louisa Pratt, of 43, Victoria Grove, York Rd., Leeds, and the late W. Pratt.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 2 and 3.


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Hi Terry.

Of course, you are correct. I thought the 'missing' piece of masonry included a missing date.

There are over 180,000 burials in this cemetery alone, the WW1 private commemorations are most enlightening, a wealth of information.

I hope, in the future, to cover some more cemeteries around Leeds.

Watch this space!

Kindest regards to all.


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