John Ernest Challinor

Royal Engineers

Personal Details Born: Baptised 13 Oct 1886 at St Alkmunds Church, Whitchurch, Shropshire. His surname was sometimes spelt Challenor. Family: Eldest of the seven children of John and Jane Challinor. In 1919 John married Florence Windsor in Whitchurch, Shropshire and …

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William Challinor

Royal Engineers

Personal Details Born: 20 October 1891 Family: The first child of William and Elizabeth Challenor of 28 Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Brother of Frank and George Challenor, both of whom died during the war. William married Ada Clawley in September 1923 and …

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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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