Burghwallis War Memorial

Photograph courtesy M.L.P.Burns ©

The memorial to the 7 men of Burghwallis who fell in the Great war of 1914-18 is a Runic cross in Portland stone, which was originally inscribed on the West face.
The memorial was dedicated to their memory and unveiled by Sir Alington Bewicke-Copley C.B., K.B.R., in the prescence of Major Ann of Burghwallis Hall and attendant villagers, on Saturday 15th April 1922 at 3:30 in the afternoon

The Inscription on the North Face, added later, is in memory of the 3 men who lost their lives in the second world war of 1939-45


THIS
INSCRIPTION
WAS ADDED BY
THE PEOPLE OF
BURGHWALLIS
TO
THE MEMORY
OF

ROBERT ANNE
R.A.F CYRIL GRANT K.O.Y.L.I. MICHAEL Mc.LAUGHLIN Mer-Navy.

WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE
WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945
R..I.P.

TO
THE GLORY OF GOD AND
THE EVERLASTING HONOUR
OF THE MEN OF
BURGHWALLIS
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 -1918

CRATHORNE ANNE
	Royal Flying Corps.
GEORGE ATKINSON
	       Labour Corps.
ALFRED DRAKE
	  Ox & Bucks. L.I.
JOSEPH DUGGAN
		 K.O.Y.L.I.
ARTHUR SAYLES
	    Royal Engineers.
HAROLD SCURRAH
		 K.O.Y.L.I.
ROBERT TRENHAM
		 K.O.Y.L.I.
R.I.P.
.
North
Front
South
North Face of Memorial
West Face of Memorial
Photographs courtesy M.L.P.Burns ©

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