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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
15893

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Current location

St Helens Road Methodist Church
St Helens Rd
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL3 3RT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 69459 06833
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • St Peters Methodist Church
    St Helens Rd
    Bolton
    Bolton
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 710 080
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
Wall-mounted slate tablet.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / WORLD WAR 1939-1945 / (Names) / "THEY DIED SO THAT WE MIGHT LIVE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashley, William
Cornes, Richard
Evans, Richard
Hollis, Harry C
Howcroft, Fred
Jessop, Stanley
Sharrocks, Reg E
Timms, Thomas
Whitehead, George
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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