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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bolton
Town
Blackrod
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
87626
Description
A similar printed board to that to be seen over the road on the Council Offices (WMR 84380). Against the background of the Union Flag, the names of 43 men are listed under the heading of 'Blackrod WW1 Centenary Memorial', written in gold. The names are the same 43 as those originally listed on the Blackrod Cenotaph in the nearby town Cemetery (WMR #10674).
Inscription
Blackrod WW1 Centenary Memorial/ 1914-2014/ (Names)/ They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old/ Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn/ At the going down of the sun and in the morning/ We will remember them/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alker, Robert
Anderton, John
Armstrong, Harry
Bailey, William R.
Banks, Herbert
Birchall, John E.
Bolton, Frank
Dowling, Thomas
Earl, William
Gardner, Harry
See details for all 43 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 43
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 43
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Forename, surname
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-87626

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