Arthur Sherbrooke

Personal Details Born: 11 July 1880 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the fourth of six children born to Daniel Sherbrooke, a house painter, and his wife Caroline. He married Annie Maria Rogers on 18 November 1902 at Atcham registry …

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William Slawson

Personal Details Born: 10 August 1880 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 20 August the same year at St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the eldest of eight children born to Moses Slawson, a horse breaker, and his wife …

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James Henry Evans

Personal Details Born: 6 April 1878 in Hollyhurst, near Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 26 May the same year in St. Michael’s Parish Church, Marbury, Cheshire. Family: He was the second of eight children born to Stephen Charles Evans, a rural …

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John William Shackleton

Royal Engineers

Personal Details Born: 27 December 1875 in Halifax, Yorkshire. Family: He was the youngest of three children born to William  Shackleton, a bricklayer, and his wife Ada, nee Clay. He married Annie Grice in 1912 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Whitchurch, …

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James Downward

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: In October 1879 in Bronington, Flintshire, Wales and baptised 18 July 1880 in Bronington Parish Church. Family: He was the son of William Downward, a labourer, and his wife Emma. He married Margaret Davies on 2 December …

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Albert Stockton

Royal Engineers

Personal Details Born: February 1876 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 2 March the same year in St. Alkmund’s parish church. Family: He was the fourth of six children born to Charles Stockton, a railway platelayer, and his wife Mary. He …

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Edwin Jones

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born: January 1877 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: The fourth child of Joseph and Annie Jones of 37 Folly Lane, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Edwin married Alice Thompson on the 1 March 1905 and together they had 2 children – Ronald and Winifred …

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