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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)
Maker
UNKNOWN
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date:
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66889

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Current location

Territorial Army Centre
Nelson Street
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL3 2RW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 72229 07978
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular board with a paper tribute incorporated in a frame at the top, and a Memorial Plaque (Dead Man's Penny) set into the board below.
Inscription
FARNWORTH URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL/ A TRIBUTE/ FROM THE CHIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF/ THE FARNWORTH DISTRICT COUNCIL/ TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/ GUNNER T HURST/ ROYAL FIELD ARTILLARY/ WHO DIED FOR HIS KING &/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ JAMES HOWES CHAIRMAN/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ THE/ PATH/ OF/ DUTY/ LEADS/ TO GLORY. On plaque: HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR/ THOMAS HURST.
Inscription legible?
yes
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.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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