Mellard Settle and Reginald Settle

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Reference WMO259919

Address:

St Matthew's Church

Church Street

jct Market Street

Little Lever

Bolton

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Bells
Materials:
  • Metal Metal (any)
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Marble arch shaped tablet set high on inner church wall; accompanying a peal of bells. The IWM Register struggled with the name Mellard and came up with different versions, even separating him into two people. But it is just Reginald and Mellard.
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The peal of bells were erected/in this Church in loving memory/of REGINALD WILLIAM Settle,/ killled whilst flying at/ HEBUTERNE Somme, July 23rd 1916/and of Melland Settle who/died a prisone of war at MAINZ/Germany December 23rd 1918/during the Great War./Dearly loved only sons of/ Joel and Margaret Caroline Settle/The Hill Alsager/SO LOVED SO MOURNED

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