Burbage War Memorial

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Reference WMO250918

Address:

Macclesfield Old Road At Junction With St Johns Rd.

Burbage

Buxton

SK17 6UR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Setting: Roadside
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Limestone
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A limestone obelisk on a pedestal, plinth and a two-stepped base. The obelisk is plain and the battered pedestal has a moulded top and recessed panels on each face bearing the inlaid inscription in upright capital block lettering. The plinth has vertical faces and a moulded top and bears the WW2 supplement, also inlaid in upright capital block lettering. The whole is surrounded by wrought iron railings and handgate painted black.
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To the Glory of God and in proud and grateful memory of the men of Burbage who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great World War Aug 4th 1914 to June 28th 1919. O valiant hearts who to your glory came through dust of conflict and through battle flame tranquil you lie your knightly virtue proved your memory hallowed in the land you loved.

(WW1) A Bagshaw, G E Belfield, H Beswick, E Bennett, G Bennett, S G Bennett, W T Bennett, J H Boardman, W Brindley, A G Brown, H Burgess, H Ditchfield, J Drabble, H D Evison, F Findlow, W Fowles, E Gibbons, E Goodwin, F Goodwin, H Goodwin, T O F Goodwin, W Goodwin, G Hallows, J W Heathcote, R E Knight, H S Lawson, J D MacBean, P Mellor, H Milward, J Milward, G Mitchell, W Morton, A Moss, C K Naden, S Norton, D Osmond, J Pilkington, C Poole, W S Roberts, C Slack, M Sweatmore, T H Tideswell, H Thompson, F Thorpe, G Warrington, H Wilton, M Wilton, P Wood, J A Young. (WW2) 1939 – 45 J P Belfield, L Bennett, J Bennett, B Brindley, J Edge, J Colden, A T Lamb, C Musgrove, L H W Parkin, N Webbe, R T Woodcraft.

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