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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Bolton
Town
Bolton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
78398

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Current location

St Andrew and St George URC (formerly St Georges Rd Congregational Church)
St Georges Rd
Bolton
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 2BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 71541 09540
Denomination: Congregational

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Description
Printed paper Roll of Honour similar in style to those produced by the SPCK with facsimile of the "Scrap of Paper" the treaty guaranteeing Belgian Neutrality at centre. At each side a scroll with lines for the manuscript addition of names. Entries, left, for Church School numbered up to 95. Entries, right, for Mission numbered up to 63. All fatalities outlined in black. Border all around of oakleaves with trophies of flags, and Arms of the Colonies, Dominions and Allies.
Inscription
Printed: THE ROLL OF HONOUR / MEN WHO HAVE ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL IN DEFENCE OF A "SCRAP OF PAPER" Manuscript: ST GEORGE'S RD CONGREGATIONAL / CHURCH SCHOOL AND MISSION / Left: CHURCH AND SCHOOL / (Names) Right: MISSION / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 158
    Served and returned: 144
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, firstname
    Order of information: Initially alphabetically by surname, later randomly
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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