Wigan Coal and Iron, Eatock Pit Memorial

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Reference WMO207406

Address:

Saint James the Great Church

Lower Leigh Road

Daisy Hill

Westhoughton

Bolton

BL5 2EH

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Located in the South Porch of the Church a bronze cast memorial
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In Memoriam The names here recorded are of those men who worked here and who gave their lives for their country in the Great War August 1914 to November 1918, as well as the names of those who obtained military distinctions in the war Nineteen such plaques were erected at the Company's pits and works, mostly in Lancashire, but also at Manton Colliery, Worksop. See: WMO16964, 180706, 166038, 251031

Killed: (19) R Disley, David Lunn, J Atherton, W Taylor, W France, Robert Crook, Wright Smith, R Hardman, C Connor, W Fairhurst, W Glenister, E Sandford, James Dunn, Joseph Quinn, Thomas Cain, Peter Turner, Peter Shields, W Atherton, J Harrison Honours: George Oliver DCM, Paul Higson MM, Peter Longworth MM

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