George Beckett

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 30 August 1895 in Whixall, Shropshire. Family: He was the only child born to Ambrose Beckett, a labourer and his wife Mary, nee Harris. He married Winifred Cliff in 1919 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. The couple had two …


Joseph Beckett

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born: 27 February 1894 in Ash, Shropshire. Family: He was the second of four children born to Robert Beckett, a farm waggoner, and Clara Beckett. The 1939 Register shows Joseph as single, we are unable to find a …


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 …