Elloughton cum Brough Town Council

The war memorial is located in Brough at the crossroad of Elloughton Road, Skillings Lane and Welton Road (postcode HU15 1BA). It takes the form of a cross, with plaques on two walls commemorating those who lost their lives from the area in the two world wars. Constructed by H H Martyn & Co the war memorial was unveiled in a ceremony in 1920 attended by Colonel B. G. PRICE CB CMG DSO.

Below is the list of the names recorded on the plaques:

OFFICERS AND MEN FROM ELLOUGHTON AND BROUGH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Left hand plaque: 

Lieut.                           DEREK WILLIAM ONSLOW PALMER                              E. Yorks. Regt

Lieut.                           DENNIS PATRICK CROSS                                               M.C. Bedford Regt.

Sub Lieut                     NORMAN NESBITT                                                         R.N.V.R.

2nd  Lieut                    HOWARD CHURCHILL BURBIDGE                                E. Yorks. Regt.

2nd   Lieut                   KENNETH GEORGE SHACKLES                                     E. Yorks. Regt.

2nd Lieut                     RONALD GUY SHACKLES                                             M.C. K.S.L.

2nd  Lieut                    WILLIAM PERCY SKEVINGTON                                     E. Yorks. Regt.

2nd  Lieut                    HEATON FOSTER                                                           E. Yorks. Regt.

Sergt                           WILFRED G. THOMPSON                                               E. Yorks. Regt.

Lance Corpl                HARRY WALMSLEY                                                       S. Lanes. Regt.

Lance Corpl.               FRANK WILKINSON                                                      K.R.R.C.

E.R.A.                          LOUIS CECIL WHITTLE                                                    H.M.S. "Queen Mary"

Seaman                       CHARLES SUTTON                                                        H.M.S. "Mars"

Private                        ERNEST SEACOCK                                                         South Staffs. Regt.

Gunner                        ARTHUR BEARD                                                             R.G.A.

Private                        CHARLES HENRY BEAULAH                                           North'd. Fus.

Private                        GEORGE CARLILL BEAULAH                                         North'd Fus.

Gunner                        EDWARD GEORGE BREWSTER                                    R.F.A.

Right hand plaque:

Private                        ALBERT CARLILL                                                            N. Lane. Regt.

Private                        WILLIAM COLLINSON                                                   Lancs. Fus.

Private                        MATHEW R. ETHERINGTON                                          Cam'n. High'rs.

Gunner                        HENRY FENWICK                                                          R.F.A.

Seaman                       JOHN HALDENBY                                                        H.M.S. Pelagia

Gunner                        STANLEY HALDENBY                                                    R.F.A.

Private                        FRANK HARKER                                                           R.M.L.I.

Private                        CHARLES ERNEST HOLTBY                                            W. Yorks. Regt.

Private                        CYRIL HENRY LANGRICK                                             E. Yorks. Regt

Private                        GEORGE B. MASTERMAN                                            E. Yorks. Regt.

Private                        BERTIE MYERS                                                               E. Yorks. Regt.

Private                        ALFRED PLASKITT                                                         York. & Lane. Regt.

Private                        FRANK KIRBY RAILER                                                    L'Pool. Regt.

Private                        ROBERT JOHN RANDS                                                 Labour Corps.

Private                        FRANK RUSSELL                                                            W. Yorks. Regt.

Private                        WILLIAM SCRUTON                                                      Seaforth High'rs.

Private                        GEORGE ERNEST SKEVINGTON                                  W. Riding Regt.

Private                        HENRY SOMERSCALES                                                R.A.S.C.

Private                        WILLIAM ATKINSON WAUDBY                                     E. Yorks. Regt.

Private                        HAROLD WHITEHEAD                                                  E. Yorks. Regt.

Gunner                        GEORGE WILKINSON                                                 R.F.A.

 

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945

E. BAKER GNR. R.A.

J CAPE CPL. 5th SCOTTISH PAR. BATT

A.L. GASKIN PILOT OFFICER R.A.F.V.R.

G.W. LANGHAM PTE.QUEENS OWN CAM.H.

J LAWRENCE PTE 22nd INDIA PAR.COY.

A MACKENSIE GNR.R.A.

R.A. MARSHALL L/BDR.R.A

G.H. RANSOME L/CPL.R.A.S.C.

R.H. STEPHENSON D.S.O. CMDR.R.N.

C STRETTON L/CPL.R.E.

A THOMPSON A.C/2 R.A.F.

J.A.F. THOMPSON LIEUT.3/4 BOMBAY GRNS.

R.F. THOMPSON SGT.PILOT R.A.F.

R.K. THOMPSON PILOT OFFICER R.A.F.

J WALKLEY W/O R.A.O.C.