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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fitting: Reredos or screen
District
Bolton
Town
Tonge Moor
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr. Douglas Purnell (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Consecrated
    Date: 24th February 1950
    Attended by: Dean of Manchester
  • Dedicated
    Date: 5th March 1950
    Attended by: Rev Kenneth Childs
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3279
Current location

63-65
St Augustine of Canterbury
Thicketford Road
Tonge Moor
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL2 2LS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 72908 10316
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Triptich over altar with a decorative pediment and a central panel with the figure of Christ the King. Panels to the left and right have the names.
Inscription
Frame: IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY 1914-1918 &1939 /-1945 Central panel: CHRISTUS REX/MISERERE / NOBIS/INRI / REQUIEM AETERNAM / DONA EIS DOMINE ET / LUX PERPETUA LYCEAT EIS Altar panel: ICXC NIKA Left panel: (Names) Right panel: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Stewart
Barnes, Charles
Barton, Thomas
Bell, J W
Bennett, Robert
Booth, Leonard
Boydell, Albert
Boydell, Joseph
Brooks, Alfred
Brooks, Herbert
See details for all 74 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 57
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 57
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Altar
    Measurements: depth 910mm, height 990mm, width 1570mm
    Materials: Wood
  • Triptych
    Measurements: depth 60mm, height 1700mm, width 1680mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £292.00

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Church authorities
Reference
  • Church Archives

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