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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Bolton
Town
Horwich
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18364
Current location

Holy Trinity Church
Church Street
Horwich
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL6 6AD
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 64447 11538
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Reredos of nine panels with a central canopy. The central three panels are flanked by carved pilasters and are decorated with double arches with tracery above and support the canopy. The remaining six panels are decorated with single arches with tracery above and each bear an attached brass motif. Brass plaque with incised inscription mounted onto a wooden backboard. The names are inscribed in two columns. There is a single line border around the edge of the plaque.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919. THE REREDOS AND/ THIS TABLET WERE ERECTED BY THE CONGREGATION/ (NAMES) / "THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BY NIGHT AND BY DAY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Fred
Aldred, Benjamin
Amos, Fred
Archer, Frank
Archer, Harry
Atherton, Edward
Bain, Ebor
Barker, John
Barton, James
Bennett, Albert
See details for all 83 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 83
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal, Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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