Leeds nostalgia: Post of picture past

Leeds, 21st June 1973

Members of the Leeds Pals Association First World War veterans of the 15th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regimant - assemble at Leeds Bus Station today to make their annual reunion trip to Colsterdale.

The Leeds Pals trained in camp in Colsterdale, before going out to France to the battles of the Somme.

the survivors erected a cairn in Colsterdale as a memorial to their comrades who fell in battle.

At front, left, of the picture is Mr. Norman Firth, chairman of the association.
Leeds, 21st June 1973 Members of the Leeds Pals Association First World War veterans of the 15th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regimant - assemble at Leeds Bus Station today to make their annual reunion trip to Colsterdale. The Leeds Pals trained in camp in Colsterdale, before going out to France to the battles of the Somme. the survivors erected a cairn in Colsterdale as a memorial to their comrades who fell in battle. At front, left, of the picture is Mr. Norman Firth, chairman of the association.
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June 21, 1973: members of the Leeds Pals Association First World War veterans of the 15th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment assemble at Leeds Bus Station to make their annual reunion trip to Colsterdale, where they trained before going out to France to the battles of the Somme. Front left is Norman Firth, association chairman.

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