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 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 …


James Benyon

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

Born in Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1884, the eldest son of Arthur and Elizabeth Benyon of High Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband of Elizabeth Benyon (nee White) (married 28 September 1914). The 1911 Census shows James as a tailor. Regiment : 23rd …