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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Bolton
Town
Darcy Lever
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66861
Current location

St Stephen and All Martyrs Churchyard
Radcliffe Road
Darcy Lever
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL2 1PF
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 73285 08478
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Circular cross set on a tapering shaft, two stepped plinth and square base. The lettering is in black with the dedications on the 6 o'clock face, the WW1 names on the 3 and 9 o'clock faces, and WW2 names on the 12 o'clock face. The whole is surrounded by a small wall.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: "THANKS BE TO GOD/ WHICH/ GIVETH US THE VICTORY."/ THIS CROSS IS ERECTED IN/ EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE/ MEN FROM THIS PARISH,/ WHO FOR TRUTH AND LIBERTY/ LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./GRANT THEM O LORD ETERNAL REST. 3 and 9 o'clock faces: (WW1 Names) 12 o'clock face: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashcroft, Walter
Aspin, Edward
Atherton, Harry
Barlow, Alexander S.
Barlow, William E.
Bassett, Fred
Bateman, Harry
Bell, Norman
Bennett, Jesse
Berry, Herbert
See details for all 82 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: surname.
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Surname.
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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