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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
W A Kelsall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
22967
Current location

Royal Mail Delivery Office Bolton North
7 Calvin Street
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 8XX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 71935 10296
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Wall mounted on ground floor counter on staff side
    124
    Post Office
    Deansgate
    Bolton
    Bolton
    Greater Manchester
    BL1 1AD
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 71442 09268
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Post Office
    King St
    Bolton
    Bolton
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 710 080
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Paper Roll of Honour, richly illuminated and illustrated, with writing in calligraphy. Contained in a glazed oak frame
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED / BY THE STAFF AS A LASTING / TRIBUTE TO THE GLORIOUS / MEMORY OF THOSE WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE / CAUSE OF RIGHT AND FREEDOM / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / AND AS AN APPRECIATION / OF THE NOBLE SACRIFICES / OF THE MEMBERS OF THE / STAFF WHO SERVED / (NAMES EITHER SIDE) / OUR GLORIOUS DEAD / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, R
Alltoft, H
Amery, G H
Anderson, D G M
Anderson, D G M
Anderson, E W
Anderson, W
Anguin, V
Angwin, V
Astin, R E
See details for all 242 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 242
    Served and returned: 214
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, home post office (only for casualties)
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: depth 130MM, height 1370MM, width 2140MM
    Materials: Paper
  • Case
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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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