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Kirkstall Road Tram Works, tram used as a recruiting centre


Subject ID:
20111031_172858
Location:
Burley
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
LQ 388 L517/7
Kirkstall Road Tram Works, tram used as a recruiting centre
Description:
September, 1914. Image shows a tram at the Kirkstall Road Tram Works, decorated with illuminated signs as a recruiting centre during the First World War. Illuminated lettering reads 'God Save the King' and there is the motif of a crown and a star. There are three slogans at the windows of the lower deck reading 'The Country Calls, Kitchener requires 500,000 men, Go Now', 'Wanted at once, 5000, recruits from Leeds, British Bulldogs, Airedale or Yorkshire Terriers' and finally 'Nah then John Willie, Ger Agate lad and Join t'army.

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