Birtenshaw Methodist Church WW1

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Reference WMO/162593


Bolton Museum Store

Chadwick Resource Centre

Union Road (off Britannia Way)




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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Stained glass window
  • Glass Stained Glass
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Leaded
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A memorial window showing the names of those who died in the Great War. Under the window are two plaques attached to the wall which are a roll of honour listing the names of the men who served in the Great War. The memorial also comprises a large tile memorial. The church in which it was originally house has been demolished but aspects of the stained glass window and the tiled memorial are now safely housed in the Bolton Museum Store.
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Erected to the glory of God and in loving memory of the men of this church and school who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914-1919. Go forth in the name of the Lord thy God. Well done good and faithful servant.To the glory of God and in honour of the men of this church and school who served their country in H.M. forces during the Great War 1914-1919.

Those who died; Herbert Brown, Walter Charnock, Cyril Cooper, Robert Corless, George Comley, Wm. Hy. Gilliver, Alf Hardy, Harry Hardy, Ernest Hargreaves, Herbert Hargreaves, John Hargreaves, William Hetherington, John Horrocks, Thomas Hulme, Joseph Maden, William Martin, Ernest Pike, Charles Ratcliffe, Harry Taylor, Thomas Taylor, George Warburton, Harry Wolstencroft. Roll of Honour - see photographs.


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