Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Branxton (St. Paul) Churchyard,
Branxton (St. Paul) Churchyard contains a single burial from the
First World War. The burial is that of a soldier who served with the Yorkshire
We are extremely grateful to Dave Colthorpe for providing the photographs of the headstone and of the churchyard. The photos are part of a set that he took of Branxton village and Flodden Battlefield, and which is posted on Flickr.
Private John Ewart Ewart. TR/5/45115. 14th Battalion
the Yorkshire Regiment, attached to 81st Battalion Training Reserve. Son
of Mrs. Hannah Ewart, of Downham. Mindrum. Northumberland. Died at home
25 April 1917. Aged 25.
Born Branxton, Enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne, Resided Carnhill.
HATH NO MAN THAN
THAT HE LAY DOWN HIS LIFE
St. Paul's Church, Branxton
Photo : Dave Colthorpe