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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Processional cross
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26475

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Current location

SOUTH AISLE
ST PETERS CHURCH
Churchgate
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 710 080
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Processional brass cross with brass wall-mounted dedicatory plaque.
Inscription
Cross: TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND IN THANKSGIVING / FOR THE MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE SECOND / GREAT WAR / 1939-1945 Plaque: THE PROCESSIONAL CROSS / AND TABLET / WERE GIVEN TO HONOUR / THE MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE SECOND WORLD / WAR AND IN THE TROUBLED / YEARS THAT FOLLOWED / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Gordon
Baines, Harold
Baines, Thomas F
Barlow, James
Bell, Norman R
Bolton, William
Boyes, William Boyes
Elliott, Alexander
Fitznewton, John
Horridge, John
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Processional cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 450MM, width 300MM
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
CHURCH AUTHORITIES

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