THREE years ago today, Bolton Wanderers lost its most famous and treasured son, Nat Lofthouse, the legendary Lion of Vienna.
His funeral 11 days later saw the great and the good of the football world come together to pay their respects at St Mary’s Church.
Lofthouse’s ashes were later interred at a private ceremony at St Anne’s Church memorial garden in Chapeltown.
Read how we covered his death at the time here:
- Nat Lofthouse: Farewell to the Lion of Vienna
- Footballing world’s final farewell to ‘Our Nat’
- Nat Lofthouse’s ashes interred alongside those of his beloved wife