Arthur Roles

Cheshire Regiment

Personal Details Born: 17 July 1887 (baptised 3 August 1887). Family: The third child of Peter and Jane Roles of Castle Hill, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: He was a bricklayer’s labourer when he joined the Army on 22 February 1904 and became a …

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Bernard O’Hara

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born: 1878. Family: The eighth child of William and Bridget O’Hara of Venables Yard, High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Bernard married Evelyn D’Souza on 29 October 1908 in Madras, India whilst he was serving there. Civilian Occupation: He was a labourer when he …

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Charles Jones

Personal Details Born: 1895. Civilian Occupation: Charles was a farm labourer before enlisting.       Military Details Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (previously Cheshire Regiment) Rank: Private Service Number: 61347 (previously 17727) Date of Enlistment: 2 November 1914 Date of Discharge: 21 …

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Alfred Jarvis

Cheshire Regiment

Personal Details Born: 11 July 1881 (baptised on 29 July 1891) in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: The first child of Alfred and Fanny Jarvis of 41b Newtown, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Alfred married Clara Smith on the 3 October 1916 and together had 5 children …

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William Henry Cecil Critchlow

Cheshire Regiment

Personal Details Born: Late 1895 in Salford Lancashire. Family: William was sent to live with his aunt in Whitchurch, Shropshire. He married Cicely Slattery in 1922. Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he was a gardener. After the war, he worked for Crown Agents which …

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Military Medal

Military Medal

The following Whitchurch men were recipients of the Military Medal : 59782 L./C. Charles Williams, Machine Gun Corps Whitchurch, Shropshire – 26 August 1918 192447 L./C. (A. /2nd Cpl.) T. Davies, Royal Engineers Whitchurch, Shropshire – 18 October 1918 57253 Pte. …

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Edward Walford

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Born in Whitchurch in 1890, the third son of George and Harriet Walford of 28 Watergate Street, Whitchurch. Edward worked as a coach builder before joining the Army. Regiment : 11th (Service) Battalion Cheshire Regiment, formerly Hereford Regiment No 239302 …

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John Jackson

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Born in Marbury, Cheshire in 1889, the second son of Thomas and Jane Jackson. Husband of Martha (nee Gregory) Jackson of 29 St Mary’s Street, Whitchurch. John was a regular soldier serving with the 2nd Battalion Cheshire Regiment in Jubbulpore, …

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Albert Powell

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Albert Thomas Powell was born in Bronington, Flintshire in 1895, the second son of John Charles and Fanny Powell of Wrenbury Heath, Nantwich, Cheshire. Husband of Dorothy Powell of 36 Cowfields, Nantwich, Cheshire. Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank …

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John Barlow

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Born in Broxton, Cheshire in 1900, the only son of Charles William and Rowena Barlow of New Chapel House, Nomansheath, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regimen,; formerly King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (17888) Rank : Private Service Number : …

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John Brown

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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 …

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Frank Leek

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1894 (baptised 17th July 1898), the third son of Thomas and Fanny Jane Leek of Cuddington, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 1st/7th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 291498, formerly 4290 Killed in …

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Harry Pate

Henry, known as Harry, born in Cuddington, Malpas, Cheshire on 23 August 1878, the third son of the late Thomas Pate and the late Mary Pate of Bickley Moss, Cheshire. Husband to Florence (known as Flossie) Pate (nee Beech) of …

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Alfred Davies

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Born in Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire in 1888 (baptised 2nd January 1889), the eldest son of Henry and Annie Davies of Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows Alfred as a farm labourer. Regiment : 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private …

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Walter Cliff

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Walter Edward Cliff was born in Grindley Brook, Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1890 (baptised 5 September 1890), the son of Mary Cliff of Holywell House, Faddiley, Nantwich, Cheshire and the grandson of Sarah Cliff and the late Thomas Cliff of Swanna …

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Herbert Parker

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Born in Wilkesley, Cheshire in 1881 (baptised 20 September 1881), the second son of George and Elizabeth Parker of Ivy House, Wilkesley, Cheshire. Regiment : 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 26415 Killed in action; Belgium …

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William Cooper

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William Thomas Cooper was born in Tunstall, Staffordshire in 1895. He was the second son of Arthur and Mary Jane Cooper of Wrenbury Heath, Nantwich, Cheshire. Regiment : 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 10244 Killed in …

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George Durant

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George Hugo Durant was born in Carrick-on-Suir, Tipperary, Ireland on 1st November 1876, the eldest son of the late James Hugo Durant and the late Catherine Durant. Husband of Mary Durant (nee Guest) of Marley Green, Whitchurch, Shropshire. George and …

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Edward Reece

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Francis Edward Reece (known as Edward) born in Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1898, the second son of the late Mr John Francis and the late Mrs Elizabeth Reece of Wrexham Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. It has proved difficult to trace Edward or …

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John Johnson

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1879 (christened 2nd January 1880), the eldest son of William and Sarah Ann Johnson of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband to Harriett Johnson (nee Roberts) (married 10th February 1913) of 8 Wrench’s Court, Tarvin Road, …

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Charles Crump

Charles Crump was born in Hampton Heath, Cheshire in 1895. He was the eldest son of Charles and Mary Crump of Bradley Green, Tarporley Road, Whitchurch. Charles was working as a Farm Labourer when he enlisted at Whitchurch in December …

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Charles Shaw

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Charles Herbert Shaw was born in Cheetham, Manchester in 1866. He was the third son of William Euclid and Matilda Jane Shaw of 46, Wrexham Road, Whitchurch. Charles worked for Messrs Griffiths Bros., corn merchants, Chester. Charles enlisted on the …

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Leonard Davies

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Leonard William Davies was born in Stanney, Cheshire in 1880, the eldest son of Richard and Ann Davies of Old Fold, Vale Road, Whitby, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows Leonard as a farm labourer. Leonard’s maternal grandparents and his mother …

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Frederick Griffiths

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Born in Hightown, Lancashire in 1893, the son of George and Hannah Griffiths of Coronation Villas, New Road, Lymm, Warrington.  Frederick’s father was a policeman serving with the Cheshire Constabulary. In the 1911 Census Frederick is shown as a dairyman. Regiment …

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George Jones

George Frederick Jones was born on Catteralls Lane, Whitchurch in 1894. George was the fourth son of Samuel and Kate Jones of 2 Smithy Cottages, Broughall, Whitchurch. Regiment : 1/5th (Territorial) Battalion Cheshire Regiment (Earl of Chester’s Battalion) Rank : …

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Frederick Breslin

Born in Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales on 6 September 1890, the eldest son of George and Margaret Breslin of Whitchurch Road, Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales. Frederick’s brother, Reuben, also lost his life in the Great War. Regiment : 13th Battalion Cheshire Regiment …

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Harry Davies

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Born in Chester Road, Whitchurch in 1881 the third son of John and Hannah Davies. Harry worked as a groom in Cheshire, before enlisting at Birkenhead, Cheshire in 1915. Regiment : 8th (Service) Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service …

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Sidney Allen

Sidney Alsop Allen was born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1896, the second son of Joseph W Allen and the late Sarah Ann Allen of Cross O’Th’ Hill, Malpas, Cheshire. He enlisted in 1914 and departed for the front on 19th …

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Ambrose Chetwood

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Born in Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales on 25th May 1893 (baptised the same day), the eldest son of Ambrose and Margaret Chetwood of Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales. Husband of Ruth Chetwood (nee Lloyd) (married in 1914) of Higher Wych, Malpas, Cheshire and …

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Arthur Palin

Cheshire Regiment

Personal Details Born 1897 Next of kin – Mrs Ryder, 7 Yardington, Whitchurch (Foster Mother) Civilian occupation – Farm labourer Military Details Regiment : Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 27253 30/06/1915 Enlisted with Cheshire Regiment 03/03/1916 Embarked …

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William Maddocks

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Born in Norbury, Cheshire in September or October 1887, the second son of Thomas Maddocks and the late Annie Maddocks of Mount Farm Cottage, Tarporley Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. William was a labourer before enlisting in 1907. William’s three brothers Joseph, …

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George Allman

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1886, the fourth son of the late James Allman and the late Elizabeth Allman of Malpas, Cheshire. Husband of Martha Allman of 7 Stafford Street, Birkenhead (married in 1909). The 1911 Census shows George as …

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