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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Bolton
Town
Farnworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: January 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18375
Current location

Trinity Methodist Church
Market Street
Farnworth
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL4 8EX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 73312 09395
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Farnworth Congregational Church
    Market Street
    Farnworth
    Bolton
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Congregational
Description
Square stone obelisk surmounted by a Latin cross. The obelisk is on a plinth and 2 stage base, all of which are hexagonal
Inscription
(6 O'Clock face) IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY (12 O'Clock face) 1914 - 1918 (Names) (3 and 9 O'Clock faces) 1939-1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Almond, W E
Ashton, J O
Berry, F
Bradbury, H
Brown, J
Brown, W H
Bullough, C
Eckersley, R S
Greenhalgh, F
Hoyle, F
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 3000MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
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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© WMR-18375

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.