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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
Bolton with Darwen
Town
Sharples
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
43825
Current location

85
Barlow Park Community Centre
Dunoon Drive
Sharples
Bolton with Darwen
Greater Manchester
BL1 6QY
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 70358 11992
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Playing field with dedicatory limestone tablet place inside the centre. Plain cross carved either side of the inscription
Inscription
THESE PLAYING FIELDS ARE DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE EMPLOYEES/ OF BARLOW & JONES LIMITED WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainscow, R
Ainsworth, H
Anson, C
Ashworth, J F
Astley, F
Bagshaw, G H
Bailey, A J
Barlow, C
Barlow, P B
Baxendale, R
See details for all 116 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 186
    Served and returned: 93
    Died: 93
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 740MM, width 1220MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
BOLTON MBC LEISURE SERVICES (GROUNDS MAINTENANCE)

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