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Memorial details

Memorial type
Endowed bed
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26337
Current location

Mounted on a display board situated in the corridor between the main entrance and the maternity ward.
Royal Bolton Hospital
Minerva Road
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL4 0JR
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 71617 06456
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Bolton Royal Infirmary
    Chorley St
    Bolton
    Bolton
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
The bed no longer exists but the plaque is mounted on a wooden display called the Bolton Royal Infirmary Plaque Skyline, with similar plaques depicting donations given to the hospital by various people.
Inscription
THIS BED IS ENDOWED/ BY THE LATE/ FRED KERSHAW. J.P./ of Starrcliff House, Great Lever./ IN MEMORY OF HIS BROTHER/ JAMES KERSHAW/ KILLED IN THE 1914-18 WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Kershaw, James
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BOLTON HOSPITALS TRUST

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