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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bolton
Town
Farnworth
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18379
Current location

St John the Evangelist Church
Church St
Farnworth
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL4 8AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 74393 05848
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Bronze plaque with marble frame and canopy. Alabaster statue of St George and the dragon surmounts whole.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN / GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING MEN / (Names) / WHO, IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18, AT THE CALL OF / KING AND COUNTRY, LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO / THEM, ENDURED HARDNESS, FACED DANGER, AND / FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MAN BY THE / PATH OF DUTY AND SACRIFICE, GIVING UP / THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN / FREEDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldred, John
Ashton, Harry
Atherton, Charles
Barrett, Thomas
Bentham, Harold
Bentley, Oswald
Blease, Robert
Boardman, John James
Booth, Stanley
Brierley, William
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 1200MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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