Edward Ashley

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born: 22 September 1877 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Family: He was the second of four children of William Arrowsmith, an agricultural labourer, and his wife Mary Arrowsmith. He married Julietta Griffiths on 13 April 1901 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and …


William Ashley

Born: 12 September 1895 Family: Son of William and Sarah Agnes Ashley. William married Maisie Mary Hart, from Limerick, in 1930. Education: He attended schools in Whixall and Ash prior to the family moving to Burslem, Staffordshire. Civilian Occupation: At 14 he …


Malpas Memorial

  The memorial is outside St Oswald’s Church, Malpas. This is an ongoing project, information will be added to the website over the coming weeks and months. It is hoped that the people of Whitchurch, Shropshire and beyond will get …


Campaign Medals 2

The British War Medal (also known as ‘Squeak’) was a silver or bronze medal awarded to officers and men of the British and Imperial Forces who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 …


Alfred Ashley

The Great War History Hub Whitchurch, shropshire - War dead missing image

Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1891 (christened 30th December 1891), the son of Mrs Sarah Ashley. Husband of Alice Mullock, formerly Ashley (nee Edwards) (married 26th January 1915) of Bickerton, Malpas, Cheshire and father to Alice Helena (baptised 28 November …