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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Salford
Town
Salford
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15 September 1921
    Attended by: Mr A Law, President of the Association
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
64756
Current location

Only the surviving plaque is held
51
The Working Class Movement Library
The Crescent
Salford
Salford
Greater Manchester
M5 4WX
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 81957 98657
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 77
    Bolton and District Operative Cotton Spinners Provincial Association
    St George's Road
    Bolton
    Bolton
    Greater Manchester
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze plaque (surviving) with inscription in relief set in ornate classical style carved wooden surround (now lost)
Inscription
Lost Surround: 1914 WAR MEMORIAL 1919 / GREATER LOVE / HATH NO MAN / THAN THIS/ THAT HE GAVE / HIS LIFE FOR / HIS FRIENDS / (Plaque) / LET THOSE / WHO COME AFTER / SEE TO IT THAT / THEIR SACRIFICE / BE NOT / FORGOTTEN Surviving Plaque: THIS TABLET HAS BEEN ERECTED TO THE / GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE SPINNERS AND / PIECERS WHO WERE MEMBERS OF THE BOLTON / AND DISTRICT OPERATIVE COTTON / SPINNERS PROVINCIAL ASSOCIATION / WHO FOUGHT AND DIED. ALSO THOSE OF OUR / MEMBERS WHO SERVED IN HIS MAJESTY'S / FORCES FOR TRUTH, JUSTICE AND LIBERTY / IN THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Bolton Journal 23 Sept 1921

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