Coton Memorial

  The memorial is inside Coton Methodist Chapel, Shropshire. 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 …


Percy Beckett

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

Personal Details Born in Whixall, Shropshire in 1895, the eldest son of Thomas Beckett and the late Sarah Ann Beckett of 62 Coton Wood, Nr Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Percy assisting in his father’s market garden business. Percy …