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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Bolton
Town
Astley Bridge
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
75081
Current location

St Paul's Church
Holland Street
Astley Bridge
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 8PA
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 71556 11541
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Paper Roll of Honour in a glazed dark wooden frame. The Roll of Honour has side panels to right and left, each with the names in two columns, and a central panel with the names in 5 columns. The dedication is within the top of the wooden frame. The names are written in black calligraphy throughout with the fallen indicated with a gold+ to the left of their name. In this report only the names of the fallen are shown, as there are a few flash problems with the photographs supplied.
Inscription
1914-------1918/THEY FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT/ST PAULS CHURCH / (Names) / + DENOTES THE FALLEN /(Names) / + DENOTES THE FALLEN / (Names) / + DENOTES THE FALLEN / ASTLEY BRIDGE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ainsworth, Herbert G
Alexander, James
Almond, Albert
Almond, Wilfred
Ashworth, Squire
Astley, Fred
Atkinson, James E
Barrett, John C
Baxter, Ralph
Beachey, Thomas
See details for all 87 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 474
    Served and returned: 387
    Died: 87
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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© WMR-75081

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