Stanley Barlow

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born: 26 July 1892 in Bronington, Flintshire, Wales. Family: He was the second of four children born to William Barlow, a house decorator, and his wife Annie Elizabeth Barlow. No marriage can be traced for Stanley. Residence: In …


Randle Barlow

Personal Details Born:  Randle’s birth was registered in Q4 1882 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. He was baptised as Randolph Barlow on 4 February 1883 at St. Michael’s Parish Church, Marbury, Cheshire. Family:  He was the third of five children born to …


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 3

The 1914 Star (also known as ‘Pip’) was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who …


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 …


John Barlow

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

Born in Broxton, Cheshire in 1900, the only son of Charles William and Rowena Barlow of New Chapel House, Nomansheath, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regimen,; formerly King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (17888) Rank : Private Service Number : …