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Garton (or Garton in Holderness) is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 7 miles (11 km) north-west of Withernsea town centre. It lies on the B1242 road.
During the Second World War, a German, moored, magnetic influence mine, TMA-1 came ashore at Corton sands at Garton. Lcdr. Roy Berryman Edwards, RN, DSO, BEM took the assignment to dismantle the mine with U.S. Navy Mine Disposalman John Martin Howard observing the operation. The mine detonated during the disposal operation with the full four hundred and seventy pounds of charge. The detonation killed Howard and Edwards and scatted debris for two hundred yards in each direction along the beach.
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- Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6.
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