West Burton Methodist Chapel, Wensleydale

War Memorials

West Burton Chapel WW1 Memorial
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This brass memorial plate is placed on the pulpit
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World War 1

George Hammond
No 202801 1st/4th West Riding Regiment
Died Sunday 3rd September 1916 age 19 at Thiepval Wood
Buried in grave V11.D9 Mill Road Cemetery Thiepval

Harold Binks
No 235223 13th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment
Died Friday 22nd March 1918 age 23 near St. Leger
Remembered Bay 5 Arras Memorial

Thomas Spence
No 2425 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment
Died Friday 18th April 1919 age 23 of influenza
Buried Aysgarth Churchyard

William Edmund Bushby
No 82230 20th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Died Saturday 2nd November 1918 age 19 by River Scheldt near Kerkhove
Awarded Croix de Guerre
Buried grave VC4 Viche Military Cemetery East of Coutrai

Joseph Dixon Raw  
No 30709 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment
Awarded Military Medal 
Died Wednesday 8th May 1918 age 21 at Voormezeela, Ypres
Remembered Panel 52 to 54 & 162A Tyne Cot Memorial

World War 2

Private Alan Lewis Smith no. 4393245  of the 9th Battalion Border Regiment
Died Sunday 14th May 1944 age 27. He was killed at Potsangbam village during the battle for Imphal area in North East India on the border with Burma
Buried in grave 1.A.19 Imphal War Cemetery

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