Samuel Richard Whitfield was born in Bronington, Flintshire, Wales in 1892 (baptised 4th September 1892), the eldest son of Richard and Ellen Whitfield of Brook Lane, Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales.
The 1911 Census shows Samuel as a farm worker.
Regiment : 12th Battalion East Surrey Regiment, formerly 1575 Welsh Horse
Rank : Private
Service Number : 25850
Killed in action; France 23 March 1918 Aged 25
More information about Samuel Richard Whitfield is available from Flintshire War Memorials.
Information provided by Whitchurch Museum and Archives