SE1579 : Leeds Pals Village in Colsterdale

3 km from Healey, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Leeds Pals Village in Colsterdale
Leeds Pals Village in Colsterdale
In 1914, during the first World War, a village and camp site was established in Colsterdale to accommodate men from Leeds who were training prior to their deployment to France. This regiment was known as the Leeds Pals. The photograph show the marks in the landscape made by the huts now long since gone. A Memorial to these men is just to the north of this field.
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2012
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Saturday, 29 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 29 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1536 7994 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.8979N 1:45.9578W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1504 7999
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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