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ROTHWELL WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for World War 1 & 2
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2012

The Rothwell war memorial is to be found at the junction of Oulton Lane and Gillett Lane, Rothwell. It takes the form of a serviceman standing wtih head bowed and rifle reversed mounted on a plinth that stands on a square foure-stepped base. There are 100 names listed for World War 1 and 39 for World War 2 on the sides of the memorial. The memorial was first unveiled 11 November 1923, it cost £544 7s to erect the memorial; Stainer bros. were the masons. The land upon which the memorial stands was given free by Major H.W. Calverley. In 1988 the memorial was listed as a Grae II Listed Building.

Photograph from an old postacrd

HONOUR THE FALLEN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

ABBISHAW Harold Henry
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ABEL Harry
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ANDREWS James William
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ARMITAGE Arthur William
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ARMITAGE Eric
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BAINES John E
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BAINES Selwyn
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BARRATT Harry
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BARKER Christopher J
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BATTY S T Duncan
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BEDFORD Louis B
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BENTON William
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BENNETT Walter
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BLACKER Edward A
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BLACKER William Henry
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BLACKBURN Arthur
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BLACKBURN George
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BLACKBURN John William
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BOOTH Charles
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BOOTH Harry
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BOWERS Ernest
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BRIGGS Charlie
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BROSCOMBE Arthur
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BROOK John
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BROOK Joseph
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BROWN Joseph
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BULMER Herbert
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BULMER Walter
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BUSSEY Samuel
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CADMAN John William
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CAPON Thomas
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CLARKSON Tom
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CLARKSON Henry
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CLAYTON William
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CROSSLEY Leonard
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DOBSON Arthur
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DOBSON Frank R
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ELLIOTT Charlie William
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ELLIOTT Jim F
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FIRTH Fred
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FOX James
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GARRATT George William
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HAINSWORTH Archie
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HARRISON John
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HEATON Joseph C
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HINCHLIFFE Ernest
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HORNER Charles H
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JACKSON Henry
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JOHNSON Leonard
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JUDSON John H
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KENDREW Joseph
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KIRBY Frank
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LAKE John
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LAKE Thomas William
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LANCASTER Cecil
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LANCASTER Walter
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LEAHY John P
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LEWIS Fred
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LONGLEY Allen
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LUNN Cecil
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LUNN George
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MAWSON Harry
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MCWILLIAM Ernest
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MOSS Fred
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NELLIST Charles
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NEWTON Albert
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NICKOLS Harry
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NUNNS William H
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PARKER Norman
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PRIESTLEY John
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PRIESTLEY Edward
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RANDALL Alfred
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RILEY William
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ROUTLEDGE Harry
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SCAIFE John O
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SHEARMAN Edwin
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SHELDON Luther H
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SLIMMONS Tom
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SMALES Arthur
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SMALES Joe
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SMITH David C
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SMITH Samuel
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THOMPSON Frank C
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TIFFANY Thomas
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TURNER George B
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VARLEY Alfred
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VARLEY Wesley
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VARLEY Wilfred
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VINTON Augustus
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WALSH Jack
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WARD Arthur
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WATSON Ernest
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WATSON Wilfred
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WATKIN Herbert E
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WILES Arthur
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WOOD William
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WOLFORD James H
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WRIGGLESWORTH William
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1939 - 1945
ABRAM Alan
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BAYLISS Clifford
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BENTON William
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BLACKBURN Cyril
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BOORE William
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BOULTON William
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BRIGHTON Kenneth
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BUTTERY Frank
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BUTTLE Arthur
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CHARLESWORTH Derek
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COOKMAN Harry
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DACRE Cyril
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DALTON John
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DICKINSON John
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DUNGEY Alfred
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GREAVES Harry
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GUNNING Geoffrey
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HAINSWORTH Ronald
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HAMMIL Frank
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HUDSON Ernest
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HUGHES Dennis
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JACKSON Fred
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JACKSON Norman
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MORGAN Jack
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COOPER Billy
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IDLE Alven
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IDLE Jack
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SMITH Reginald
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NUNNS Clifford
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PARKIN Frank
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PORTRAY Lloyd
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SIMPSON Norman
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SMITH Ronald Hayward
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TAYLOR Dennis
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THOMPSON Frank Coman
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TIFFANY Christopher
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WARD Fred
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WARD Harold
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WARD Jack
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WAINWRIGHT Willie Ackroyd
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WILKINSON Harry
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WOOLFORD Henry
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Last updated 22 August, 2012

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