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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Bolton
Town
Little Lever
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1940
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10686
Current location

Branch Library
Market Street
Little Lever
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL3 1LP
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 75639 07277
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A wall with corresponding plaques mounted with names of fallen shown. A coat of arms - a knights helmet with a feather on either side beneath a small shield - located at the top of the memorial.
Inscription
(Names)/ VELTIMERE/ MUTARE/ SPERNO/ (Names)/ 1914-1918/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF LITTLE LEVER/ WHO GAVE THEY LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVER MORE/ (Names)/ 1939/ 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, William W
Ashworth, Alfeeo T
Ashworth, William
Barlow, Arthur
Barlow, Joseph W
Barnes, Arthur
Bellis, Herbert
Bentley, William F
Bleakley, Fred
Blinkhorn, Richard
See details for all 105 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 79
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 79
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Wall
    Measurements: height 1.22 M, width 4.47 M
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
History
This tablet was refurbished in 1998, due to fading of the lettering.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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