James Leather

Incident Date:24/12/1940
Incident Address.Bury Road
Died Address:Bolton Royal Infirmary
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:St. James' Churchyard, Breightmet, Bolton
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
CWGC - Son of Isaac and Sarah Leather, of 3 Lever
Hall Road. Injured 22 December 1940, at Bury Road;
died at Royal Infirmary.

My thanks to Graham Holt for the following details
taken from the Death Notices in the Bolton Evening

Published Friday 27th December 1940.
LEATHER – December 1940 in hospital [as a result
of enemy air activity] JAMES LEATHER aged 57 years
of 3 Lever Hall Road, Bolton. Interment St.
James’s Church, Breightmet, Saturday next
1.30pm. ‘One of the Best’.

Extracted from the M.I. database on the Manchester
& Lancashire FHS website:-

(Cross) In loving memory of Isaac the beloved
husband of Sarah LEATHER who died August 19th 1923
aged 67 years. Also Sarah his beloved wife died
March 23rd 1928 aged 69 years. Also James their
beloved son killed by enemy action December 24th
1940 aged 57 years. 'Sunshine passes shadows fall,
but loving remembrance outlasts all!' Also Lily
their daughter beloved wife of Herbert WORTHINGTON
who died April 26th 1952 aged 46 years. [MI No
C310] (Breightmet, St James)

Bolton (Bolton MBC)
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