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 …

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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 …

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John Burns

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

Personal Details John Henry Burns was born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1894, the son of the late Thomas Edward Burns (shown on his marriage certificate, although we can find no record of him in the censuses). The 1901 Census shows …

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Enlisted January 1915

Whitchurch Herald ARMY SERVICE CORPS Mechanical Transport Drivers – William John Dodsworth & John Henry Williams Horse Transport Transport Drivers – William A. Kilgarriff, Herbert Roberts, John Hayward, William Arthur Dawson, Alfred Fowles, George Fowles, Arthur Chidlow & Thomas Stockton ROYAL …

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