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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
F Osborne and Co. Ltd (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43774

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Current location

The Victoria Hall
Bolton Methodist Mission
Knowsley Road
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 2AS
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 71574 09434
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Horwich Moor Methodist Church
    Old Lane
    Horwich
    Bolton
    Greater Manchester
    BL6 6QL
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SD 66037 11157
    Denomination: Methodist
Description
A rectangular brass plaque mounted onto a wooden backboard with an incised inscription in the centre.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ 1939 TO 1945/ IN MEMORY OF/ THOMAS/ ALFRED ABBOTT/ WHO LOST HIS LIFE IN/ DEC: 1939 WHEN/ H.M.S. "DUCHESS" WAS SUNK/ IN THE NORTH SEA/ BLESSED ARE THEY/ WHO GAVE THEY LIVES
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Thomas Alfred
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, date of death, place of death, manner of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 355mm, width 255mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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