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Search Aspect ( First World War )
Location - Leeds & District

Bardsey Church, memorial plaque (Bardsey)
Colour image2003. View shows a memorial plaque situated on the wall of Bardsey Church, dedicated to the men of the parish who gave their lives in the two World Wars. The names of those commemorated are E. Clayford, A. B. Mitchell and H. Walker from the First World War and P. S. Foxcroft, K. A. Mallinson, R. E. Newcombe, C. R. Swinney and A. G. Willans from the Second World War.
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Bardsey Church, memorial plaque (Bardsey)
Colour imageSeptember 2003. View shows a memorial plaque on the wall of Bardsey Church, provided by the Bardsey and East Keswick Branch of the British Legion. It is dedicated to all who served in the Great War 1914-1918, with an additional dedication underneath to those who served in the Second World War 1939-1945.
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Barnbow No 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, "C" Factory, Preparation House (Cross Gates)
Black & White image3rd May 1916 View of the "C" Factory at Barnbow National Filling Factory, specifically constructed for the production of Amatol, a highly explosive material made up of TNT and ammonium nitrate. This was the Preparation House, which along with the Incorporating House, Weighing Room, no 3 Press House and the Empty and Filled Shell Stores, was complete by 22nd June 1916 and the filling, under hydraulic pressure, of shells began immediately. The no. 2 Incorporating House and nos. 1 & 2 Press Houses were finished in July and August, and by September the whole of the "B" and "C" factories were complete and capable of filling from 300,000 to 400,000 shells weekly.
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Barnbow No 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, A.O.D. stores (Cross Gates)
Black & White image1917 View shows the A.O.D. stores at the Barnbow National Filling Fcorty, the accommodation site for the storage of the finished ammunition. Arrangements had been made with the Cross Gates Golf Club for the taking over of their ground for this purpose, and work commenced in October 1916. These stores consisted of 14 large magazines each provided with protecting dumps and loading and unloading platforms, together with administration offices, canteens and guard rooms. This view shows the site in 1917 after the buildings were completed
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Barnbow No 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory, garage (Cross Gates) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec 1915-18 Image showing the garage at the Barnbow National Filling Factory during World War One. The garage was equipped with a series of passenger cars and stores vans, together with an ambulance, and the management and running of the service was carried out entirely by female drivers. Initially they were part of the factory staff but later they joined the Women's Region where they came under the control of the Army Service Corps.
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