Burton Dassett

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Reference WMO/279770

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Bottom Street

Burton Dassett

Northend

CV47 2TJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Village in Warwickshire. Original ironstone cross on two-step rectangular ironstone plinth on village green. Commemorates fifteen members of the parish killed in WW1. Bronze plaque subsequently added to commemorate ten man crew of a USAF 407th Squadron bomber killed when they crashed to the west of the village on 13th November 1943.

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West face : ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS OF BURTON DASSETT IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 East face (bronze plaque): ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE AIRMEN FROM THE 407TH BOMB SQUADRON, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, WHOSE AIRCRAFT CRASHED NEAR THIS VILLAGE DURING AN OPERATIONAL FLIGHT ON THE MORNING OF 13TH NOVEMBER 1943

WW1, inscribed: Francis Allibon, Edward Baker, William Baker, Harry Baldwin, Bertram Benfield, Arthur Franklin, Claude Hammond, Herbert Lowe, Fred Mann, William Mann, Percy Mumford, Earnest Neale, James Varney, Levi Varney, Oliver Wickham, WW2 Bronze Plaque: Hiram T Fisher, Leo E Dunaway, Donald Gusar, Henry B Johnson, Thomas T Arnold, Donald A Yoder, Robert W Rhudy, Edward E Payette, Edward C Herhily, Samuel M Aston

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Burton Dassett Parish Council