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Burton Fleming

Town or City: Burton Fleming
County: East Yorkshire
Country: England
WMT Reference Number: WM8631

Value of grant: £560.00
Type of memorial: Freestanding
Type of work: Conservation and repair
Grant scheme: Small Grants Scheme
Year: 2014

UKNIWM reference number: 00000

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Burton Fleming war memorial before work © Burton Fleming Parish Council 2014The memorial consist of a granite cross elevated on a three stepped base with has a leaded lettered inscription.

In 2014 War Memorials Trust offered a grant of £560 for repair and conservation work. Biological growth and soiling along with defective paint of the lead lettering was making the inscription difficult to read. To address this problem the Burton Fleming war memorial after work © Burton Fleming Parish Council 2015memorial was stream cleaned and the lead lettering was re-painted.

The Burton Fleming war memorial was erected on the Village Church Green as a lasting memorial to the four men from the village who lost their lives fighting for this country during First World and the subsequent four men who lost their lives in the Second World War.

Burton Fleming war memorial © Burton Fleming Parish Council 2015The inscriptions on the memorial read: 

Roll of honour

In lasting memory of those brave men
from this parish who laid down their
lives in the Great War 1914-1918

PTE G. Barnard 5th Yorks
PTE E.H. Eyre 12th Yorks

and in memory of
those who gave their lives
in the war 1939-1945

F/O. J. Allinson
BDR. S. Artley
PTE. L. Claxton
PTE. H. Harrison

Further information

War Memorials Trust reference WM8631
UK National Inventory of War Memorials:

War Memorials Online: 192495

If you have a concern about this memorial please contact the Trust on conservation@warmemorials.org

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