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Beeford, War Memorial transcription:

The 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 War Memorial.


The front: (see also Photo)

THIS CROSS IS PLACED HERE
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF
THE BEEFORD MEN
WHO FELL SERVING THEIR COUNTRY
DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919
AND AS A TRIBUTE TO THEIR
SUPREME SACRIFICE
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"ONE CROWDED HOUR OF GLORIOUS LIFE
IS WORTH AN AGE WITHOUT A NAME"

The right hand size: (see also Photo)

TROOPER JEWETT RANSOME
20TH HUSSARS.
PRIVATE WILLIAM GEORGE BATTAMS
63RD MACHINE GUN CORPS.
PRIVATE FRED BOWES
LANCASHIRE FUSILEERS.
PRIVATE LEONARD BOWES
4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT.
PRIVATE MAURICE RAYMOND JEFFERSON
5TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT.

The left hand side: (see also Photo)

THE REVEREND
ERNEST WILBERFORCE TREVOR
M.A.C.F., 13th RIFLE BRIGADE
SERGEANT TOM WILLIAM HAMMOND
M.M., THE ROYAL ENGINEERS
GUNNER JAMES BOWES
ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY.
GUNNER DAVID LILE
ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY.

The back: (see also Photo)

ALSO OF
THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945
SERGEANT WILLIAM ERNEST SIMS
ROYAL ENGINEERS.
FUSILIER EDWARD WATSON SISSONS
ROYAL NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS.
AND
MABEL POTTER
(KILLED IN AN ENEMY AIR RAID)


Data transcribed by
Lucie Hinson
from photography by Colin Hinson