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Address:

Branston Leas

Branston

Burton on Trent

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other landscape feature
Materials:
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Other
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: The memorial comprises a landscaped feature and timber monument within the Branston Leas woodland development sited between the River Trent and the Burton/Birmingham main railway line. The memorial is accessed by public footpath. The memorial includes eight benches and the timber memorial (approx size 6'0' wide x 5' high) with three attached plaques, set in a cleared and woodchip surfaced area. The memorial commemorates the names of four Salvation Army Veterans lost in World War One along with the names of 29 Branston residents whose names are also recorded upon the Branston Village war memorial.
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Plaque 1 Trees were planted by Burton on Trent Salvation Army to Celebrate 130th Corps Anniversary 2016 Plaque 2 In memory of the fallen WW1 Salvation Army Veterans Plaque 3 In memory of the fallen Branston Residents WW1 War Veterans

Plaque 2 Jack Toon Cecil Bannister Fred Matkin George Yates Plaque 3 W Abberley J Bradford A Brooks W Brooks J Brooks A Brown R Crooks L Fairbrother W Gadsby J Geary H Goodhead W Gower G Gower F Gower S Hallam J A Hallam J Horne G Night M Mewis T Mitchell E Neale T Onions C Robinson G Root H Shorthose J Toogood S Toon W H Topliss W Wood

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