Harry Brown

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born: 11 May 1884 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the third of seven surviving children born to Richard Brown, an agricultural labourer and his wife Mary. He married Lucy Nellie Starkey on 22 January 1907 at St. …


Arthur Brown

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born:  24 April 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 13 May 1887 in St. Alkmund`s Parish Church. Family:   He was the second of seven children born to James Brown, a labourer in an iron-foundry, and his wife Anne. …


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 …


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 …


John Brown

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

Born in Wrenbury, Cheshire in 1899, the eldest son of Thomas and Tabitha Brown of Sheppenhall, Aston, Nantwich, Cheshire. Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 49923, formerly 3758 Killed in action; Belgium 10th April 1918 Aged …