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From: "pne.anne" <>
Subject: Re: [ENG-LAN-BOLTON] WW1
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 14:04:15 -0000
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Hi Pat,

The war memorial in Farnworth Park was recently damaged by yobs. It has
now been replaced by a new one. I think the Duke of Gloucester was there for
the unveiling. I wonder if the correct name has now been engraved on it.
The next time I go to Farnworth,would you like me to look if there is now an
S. Howarth on the memorial?

Anne in Bolton.
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From: "Pat Pike" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 1:55 PM

> My Grandfather joined the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment was killed when
> the trench he was in was blown-up in 1915, there is a vivid account of
> this in the Farnworth Weekly Journal one week later dated Fri.18th June
> 1915, the 'page' gives a real insight of the times and propaganda,
> interesting to read.
> He was in his 40's and was not required to volunteer, but as an 'old
> volunteer' and physically fit, he was accepted.
> The War Memorial in Farnworth Park should have had his name engraved on
> it, but I have been told by my parents, the Mason chisled two W.Howarth
> instead of one with an S. Sad his family did not see him mentioned.
> Is there anyone with any info on the North Loyal Lancs regiment?
> Thanks Pat from Herts.
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