Burley. Ernest

The son of Mrs. Ellen Gaunt of 42, Strafford Avenue, Elsecar, he was born in Ripley, lived in Barnsley and enlisted at Nottingham.

He was killed in action on the 23th July, 1918, while serving on the Western Front.


Memorial Plaque, Holy Trinity Church, Elsecar



Plaque  reads,

In most Grateful Memory of

the undermentioned

Parishioners of Elsecar

who laid down their lives

in the Great War 1914 - 18





"Faithful Unto Death" 

Picture by George Horner








Ernest Burley's name,

Soissons Memorial,

Aisne, France. 

Picture by George Horner


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