Birmingham Daily Post 6 September 1917

Report in the Birmingham Daily Post 6th September 1917 regarding the death of George Austin “Second Lieutenant George Elliott Austin, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action, was the youngest son of the late Mr. William Austin, Whitchurch, Salop, and 24 …


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 …


Whitchurch Memorial

War Memorial - Whitchurch, Shropshire

  I first started visiting the Battlefields, Cemeteries and Memorials of the Western Front some fifteen years ago. Three years ago I decided to research the names on the War Memorial in Station Road, that’s all they are names, carved …