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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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John Barlow

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

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

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Sydney Barlow

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

Personal Details Born in Malpas, Cheshire on 16 July 1885, the son of the late Thomas Barlow and Elizabeth Hewitt (previously Barlow) of Top House, Chorlton Lane, Malpas, Cheshire. Sydney enlisted in the army in 1907, serving in India between …

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