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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66876
Current location

Ainsworth Presbyterian Chapel
Knowsley Road
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL2 5PZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 76327 10261
Denomination: Presbyterian

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Description
Rectangular tablet with carved drapes and two suporting corbels set on a black backboard. The badge of the Manchester Regiment is above centrally and the lettering is in black.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ PRIVATE FRANK HOLT,/ OF THE MANCHESTER REGIMENT, AND ONLY SON OF/ ROBERT & MARGARET ANN HOLT, OF WHITEFIELD/ WHO ON JULY 1st 1916, IN THE 22nd YEAR OF HIS AGE/ WAS KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME WHILST/ FIGHTING FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE NATIONS./ "HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN MAY DIE,/ FIGHTING FOR GOD, AND RIGHT, AND LIBERTY,/ AND SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTALITY."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Holt, Frank
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, date of death, age of death, manner of death, relationships.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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