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BROMPTON ON SWALE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Peter Hodgson 2011

The memorial is located in the cemtery in Brompton on Swale, Yorkshire. It takes the form of a Celtic Cross on a a tapered plinth and a single-stepped base in a surorund filled with gravel.There are eleven names for World War 1 and eleven names for World War 2.

Photograph Copyright © Peter Hodgson 2011

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
THIS CROSS IS ERECTED IN THANKFUL
REMEMBRANCE OF THE FOLLOWING WHO
MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE
GREAT EUROPEAN WAR.
1914 - 1918

BEST Sidney
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BROWN Ernest
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BROWN Robert R
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HODGSON John G
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PEARCE Cuthbert J
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PROCTOR Richard W
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RHODES Walter
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RICHARDSON Arthur
Private 30446, 2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 16 December 1916. Born Brompton-On-Swale, Yorks, resident brompton, enlisted Richmond, Yorks. Buried in DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 10.
ROBINSON Arthur
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SIMPSON Robert
Private 204077, 10th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 26 October 1917. Born Brompton, Yorks, resident Brompton-On-Swale, enlisted Northallerton. No known grave. Commemorated at TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 to 54.
SMALES William
Private 27701, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 2 September 1918. Aged 29. Born Woodlesford, Yorks, resident Brompton-On-Swale, Yorks, enlisted Leeds, Yorks. Son of Ada Smales, of 4, Britton Terrace, Halton, Leeds, and the late Charles Smales; husband of Agnes Rose May Smales, of 4, Rose Cottages, Romanby, Northallerton, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5 and 6.
ALSO TO THOSE WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
1939 - 1945
ALDERSON Joseph W
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BARR Lawrence
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CLEAVER Albert F
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CONNELLY William
Gunner 1780834, 4 Battery, 2 Maritime Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 27 October 1941. Buried at BROMPTON-ON-SWALE CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Grave 231.
GIBSON Walter
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JEWITT Robert R
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LYTH Harold
Sapper 1864049, 19 Bomb Disposal Company, Royal Engineers. Died 23 April 1941. Aged 34. Husband of Edith Mary Lyth, of Brompton-on-Swale. Buried in BROMPTON-ON-SWALE CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Grave 226.
MEECHAN James H
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RICHARDSON Nancy
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TAYLOR Reginald
Private 4387696, 1st Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 15 May 1941. Aged 27. Son of William and Catherine Taylor, of Brompton-on-Swale, Yorkshire. Buried in LONDONDERRY (OR DERRY) CITY CEMETERY, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Roamn Catholic Plot. Section M. Grave 3.
TEMPLE Sidney James
Sergeant 7560229, 7th Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 21 May 1940. Aged 30. Son of Sidney George and Anne Christine Temple; husband of Olive Temple, of Brompton-on-Swale, Yorkshire. Buried in BEAURAINS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row A. Grave 1.

Last updated 18 August, 2019

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