South Warwickshire Family History Society War Memorial Transcription Project

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Burton Dassett War Memorial

Village Green, Bottom Street, Burton Dassett, Stratford on Avon CV47 2FJ

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

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 War Memorial (click)

B. ALLIBON E. BAKER W. BAKER H. BALDWIN B. BENFIELD
O. FRANKLIN D. HAMMOND H. LOWE F. MANN W. MANN
P. MUMFORD J. NEALE J. VARNEY L. VARNEY O. WICKHAM


Erected to the memory of the airmen from the
407th Bomb Squadron, United States Army Air Force
whose aircraft crashed near this village during
an operational flight on the morning of 13th November 1943

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 2nd Lt. H.T. Fisher 2nd Lt. L.E. Dunaway 2nd Lt. D. Gusar 2nd Lt. H. B. Johnson S. Sgt T.T. Arnold
S. Sgt D.A. Yeder St. R. W. Rhudy Sgt. E. E. Payette Sgt E. C. Herhily Sgt. S. M. Aston

 

Aircrew photograph © Steve Potts and Roll-of-Honour.com 2002-2023


©Bibliography: All of our information is independently researched and then compared to other sources. A list of the sources we use to do our independent research will be published soon. All of the photographs herein are linked back to their original source, except those taken by SWFHS. We are grateful to those other sources:

  • Trench Maps are courtesy of the excellent website TMAPPER at https://www.tmapper.com
  • Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum For Help with Yeomanry Soldiers
  • The County of Warwickshire Roll of Honour - Vol 1 South Warwickshire book by Kenneth Fowler. SWFHS purchased this book and retains it in our small library. Able Publishing ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1903607639 & ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1903607633
  • Find A Grave and it's numerous contributors for use of photographs, particularly Grave stones. SWFHS supplies pictures of War Memorials to the site in the name of Ian Shuter.