Metropolitan Borough of Leeds
West Yorkshire England
Postal Code: LS9 6LZ
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Harehills cemetery opened in 1908 and is now a multi faith cemetery.
In all there are 176 Commonwealth casualties of the First World War and 147 from the Second World War commemorated in the cemetery, many of them in a war graves plot in Section G, the rest scattered. There are also three war graves of other nationalities, and a Cross of Sacrifice stands in the war graves plot.The First World War casualties in the plot are commemorated on a screen wall, as are 15 Second World War casualties buried elsewhere in the cemetery whose graves could not be individually marked.
There are also also special memorials to a number of servicemen buried in the following chapelyards whose graves could no longer be maintained.
Guiseley Primitive Methodist Chapelyard
Little London (Craggs) Baptist Chapelyard
Yeadon Wesleyan Methodist Chapelyard
[text by Geoffrey Gillon]