Born in Norbury, Cheshire in 1889, the third son of Thomas Maddocks and the late Annie Maddocks of Mount Farm Cottage, Tarporley Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Joseph’s three brothers William, John and Thomas all lost their lives in the Great War.
Regiment : 5th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 11637
Killed in action; Belgium 16 June 1915 Aged 25