Liptrott, John (Jack) –

Of Devon Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Died after being overcome by fumes attempting to rescue children in a mineshaft at disused Brackley Colliery, Little Hulton, near Bolton, Lancashire. Interred 23/04/1968 in Bolton (Tonge) Cemetery.

Personal details

  • Surname: Liptrott
  • Forename: John (Jack)
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 47
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: April 16th, 1968
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Leading Fireman
  • Unit: Bolton County Borough Fire Brigade.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Civilian Services
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: zMISC


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


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