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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43684
Current location

Queens Park
Chorley New Road
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 4QZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 70509 09467
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LIMESTONE STRUCTURE IN THE SHAPE OF A RECTANGULAR COFFIN WITH DEDICATORY BRONZE PLAQUES MOUNTED ON EACH SIDE. CARVED ON THE TOP OF THE FRONT FACE IS A CAP BADGE WITH CROSSED FLAGS ABOVE IT. ON THE REAR FACE ARE CARVED CORPORATION OF BOLTON ARMS.
Inscription
Side 1, Upper Plaque (OVAL IN LAUREL LEAVES): TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE OFFICERS/ NON-COMMISSIONED/ OFFICERS AND MEN OF/ THE 5TH BATTALION THE/ LOYAL NORTH LANCASHIRE/ REGIMENT WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT/ WAR Side 1, Middle Plaque: AND THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 Side 1, Lower Plaque: 1ST BN LOYAL NORTH LANCASHIRE/ REGIMENT ATTACHED 5TH BN/ (9 names) Other Sides: (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abraham, Willie
Abrahams, William
Acton, Charles
Ainscough, John
Ainsworth, John E,
Ainsworth, William
Ainsworth, William
Airey, Herbert
Allan, Charles
Allen, George H.
See details for all 1012 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1017
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1017
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, year of death, forenames, decorations, regiment
    Order of information: year of death THEN surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 2280MM, height C 3000MM, width 3820MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • CENOTAPH
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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