Men from Cottingley who Served in WW1, collated by Ann Harkiss and Clive Harrison
Published by the Cottingley Village History Society, 98 pages. Spiral bound A5 size booklet (N5385)
This book provides a fascinating record of men from the West Yorkshire village of Cottingley who fought in the First World War.
From the preface: There are two memorials to Cottingley men who fought in the First World War. That outside St. Michael and All Angels' Church at the Cornerstone Centre is in the form of a Calvary with a plaque bearing 29 names of the fallen. The brass plaque mounted in Cottingley Town Hall Chapel carries the names of 147 men who served in the forces. The latter omits six of the men who died. In addition there were 18 men who according to the 1918 Electoral Register were absent and gained their vote through naval and military qualification. Thus at least 171 men who were associated with the village served in World War.1. Most, but not all, of the people named were resident in the village at some time, others had connections with Cottingley through the Church or their work...
The condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover is clean and tidy, the spiral binding is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Please note, there is a small price sticker on the rear side cover