St Alkmund’s Church Memorial

St Alkmunds Memorial

    St Alkmund’s Church is at the top of Bargate, Whitchurch, next to the site of the original Whitchurch Grammar School. At the west end of the Church is a triptych form war memorial with a central panel of …

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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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Whitchurch Memorial

War Memorial - Whitchurch, Shropshire

  I first started visiting the Battlefields, Cemeteries and Memorials of the Western Front some fifteen years ago. Three years ago I decided to research the names on the War Memorial in Station Road, that’s all they are names, carved …

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Whitchurch Herald 15th February 1919

Report in the Whitchurch Herald 15th February 1919 relating to the death of Frank Challenor “Mr W Challenor, 28 Claypit Street has received the sad news of the death of his son Private Frank Challenor, 1/4th Kings Shropshire Light Infantry …

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Whitchurch Herald 15th February 1919

Report in the Whitchurch Herald 15th February 1919 relating to the death of Frank Challenor “Mr W Challenor, 28 Claypit Street has received the sad news of the death of his son Private Frank Challenor, 1/4th Kings Shropshire Light Infantry …

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