Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Bolton
Town
Blackrod
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86952

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Current location

St Katherines Church
Church St
Blackrod
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL6 5EN
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 61331 11062
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Small metal collection plate with purple cloth centre. The inscription circles the rim in black capital lettering.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF PTE JOSEPH METCALFE WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY JULY 1ST 1916
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: Forename, surname, rank and date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Gold, Fabric
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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