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BLACKROD WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2009

The Blackrod war memorial can be found at the junction of Church Street and Manchester Road (B5408), Blackrod, Bolton, in the cemetery. It takes the form of a stone cenotaph with flower beds and flag holders to either side and a paved area in front. The inscrption for World War 1 is on the front face and World War 2 on the rear. There are 43 names listed for World War 1 and 19 for World War 2. The memorial is a Grade II listed building. It was dedicated by Rev. R. W. Godron, M.A. and unveiled by Mrs mary Ann Wilkinson 29 March 1925; the memorial was built by Mr Leonard Fairclough.

Photograph Copyright © Peter Lucas 2009

1914 - 1918
TO THE GLORIOUS DEAD

IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
BLACKROD
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR

ALKER Robert
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ANDERTON John
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ARMSTRONG Harry
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BAILEY William
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BANKS Herbert
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BIRCHALL John E
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BOLTON Frank
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DOWLING Thomas
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EARL William
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GARDNER Harry
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GERRARD James
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GREEN Leonard
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GREENHALGH Arthur
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GREGORY Robert S
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HAMPSON Thomas
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HARGREAVES Robert H
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HARGREAVES Thomas E
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HART Richard
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KNOWLES Albert E
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MAYBURY William C
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METCALFE Joseph
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MOORE George A
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MOSS Thomas
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MULDOON James
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OWEN James
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OWEN John
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OWEN Owen
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OWENS William
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PARTINGTON John C
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PENDLEBURY James
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RIGBY John
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ROOCROFT John
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SILVER Isaac H
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SPEAK Robert
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SUMNER Harry
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TOOTELL Joseph
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TURNBULL Thomas
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WALSH Joseph
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WILKINSON Alfred
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WILKINSON Ralph
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WOOD Joseph
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WRIGHT Egerton L
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YATES Benjamin
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THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

1939-1945

CROMPTON Alfred
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CROSS Harold
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EVERIN Edgar
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FARRIMOND Eris
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ISHERWOOD Ernest
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JONES John Edward
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LAMB Ian
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MAWDSLEY Harry
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OLLERTON John
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RUTTER Jack
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SEDDON Edward
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SEDDON James
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SINGLETON Philip
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SPEAK John
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SPENCER Allan
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SUTTON Richard
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SUTTON William
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WALSH Charles
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WHITTAKER, DSM Edward
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LEST WE FORGET

Last updated 23 December, 2018

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