Pretoria Pit Disaster Anniversary
Wednesday, 21st December 2016
The following services of remembrance will be conducted to honour the 344 men and boys who lost their lives as a result of the Pretoria Pit disaster of 21st December 1910.
Wednesday, 21st December 2016 - 7.40 a.m.
At the Pretoria Pit disaster centenary memorial, Ditchfield Garden, Market Street, Westhoughton there will be a short service, with maroons fired at 7.50 a.m.
Wednesday, 21st December 2016 - 10.00 a.m.
At the Parish Church of St Bartholomew there will be a service of remembrance followed by the laying of wreaths at the Pretoria Pit monument.