Edward Richard Fardoe

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born:   Edward was born 21 December 1877 at Tilley, near Wem, Shropshire and was baptised 20 January 1878 at Clive Parish Church, Clive, Shropshire. Family:  He was the eldest of five children born to Richard Fardoe, a labourer, …

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Alfred Fowles

London Regiment

Personal Details Born:    Quarter 1 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 1 February that year at St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family:    He was the eldest of six children born to Charles Fowles, a tanner, and his wife Susannah. …

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William John Dodsforth

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born:   12 October 1888 in Myddle, near Ellesmere, Shropshire and baptised at Myddle Parish Church on 4 November 1888. Family:   He was the eldest of three children born to William Dodsforth, an agricultural labourer, and his wife Fanny, …

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Frederick Croxon

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: Last quarter of 1882 in Whitchurch. Surname also spelt Croxson and Croxton in records. Family: Third of four surviving children born to Samuel and Betsy Croxson. Up until 1919 Frederick was single. Residence: According to baptism records …

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Edwin Charles Burge

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born:  26 March 1885 in Bath, Somerset and baptised 10 May 1885 at Bathwick St Mary Church, Bath, Somerset. Family:  He was the eldest of six children born to Charles Robert Burge, a licenced victualler, and his wife …

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Arthur Chidlow

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 1880 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: Son of Charlotte Chidlow. Married Clara Crewe in 1903 at Whitchurch and together they appeared to have had two children, one a daughter named Maggie; Maggie was probably Lily Margaret. Residence: In …

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Ernest Leslie Bacon

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born:  28th August 1881 in Blofield, Norfolk and baptised on the 25 September at St. Andrew’s Church, Thorpe St. Andrew, Norfolk. Family:  He was the son of James Ernest Bacon, a bank cashier, and his wife Money Ellen …

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Henry Edward Caulfield

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 12 June 1875 in Stockport, Lancashire Family:  Second of eight children born to Edward and Annie. He married Margaret Crewe on 12 December 1900 at Leigh in Lancashire. Together they had 6 children Harry, John Norville, Charles, …

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Andrew Thomas Casey

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 29th January 1885 Family: Andrew was the sixth of eight children born to Thomas and Elizabeth. He married Clara Snape on 29 April 1913 in Market Drayton. They had one child Albert B born in 1914. Residence: …

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Thomas Barnett Cartwright

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 15th March 1894 and baptised 1st April 1894. Family: Son of Thomas George and Mary Ann, brother of Ethel. Married Annie Nevitt in 1921 at Whitchurch, Shropshire. Together they had two children, Thomas W and Henry J. …

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Frederick William Williams

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 17 June 1897. Family: The third son of James and Mary Elizabeth Williams of 5 Railway Inn Yard, Station Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. On the 17 December 1921 he married Elizabeth Clewlow and was father to Frederick, Vera and Derek …

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Joseph Henry Smith

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 1884 Family: The third child of Joseph and Emma Smith of Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Joseph married Martha Jane Wainwright in 1903 and together they had 6 children – Martha, Annie, Joseph, Emma, Mary and Thomas. Civilian Occupation: He was a …

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Joseph Lewis Wynne

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 9 June 1898. Family: The first child of Joseph and Penelope Wynne of 30 Worthington Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. He married Clara Housley in 1922 and together they had 2 children – Freda M and Marjorie J. Residence: In 1919 he …

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Walter Winfred Johnson

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 16 May 1883 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: The fourth child of John and Margaret Johnson of 18 Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. On 1 October 1911 Walter married Constance Louis Davenport and together they had 2 children – Walter and Brian. …

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George Haycocks

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: In April 1898. Family: The sixth child of Thomas Henry and Mary Haycocks of 8 Smallbrook Buildings, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: Prior to the war he worked as a baker and van driver.   Other Information: Brother to John …

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Samuel Marsh

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Born in Oldham, Lancashire in 1880, the second son of the late John Marsh and Sarah Marsh. Husband to Jessie Marsh (nee McMichael) (married 26th November 1907) of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire and father to Robert Henry. Samuel was a …

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George Middleton

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George Henry Middleton born in Ightfield, Shropshire in 1885, the eldest son of George and Elizabeth Middleton of Calverhall, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows George working as a domestic chauffeur. Regiment : 596th Mechanical Transport Company, Army Service Corps …

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