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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Personal Details 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. Military Details Regiment : 11th (Service) Battalion Cheshire Regiment, formerly …

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Walter Thomas

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Personal Details Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1895, the third son of William George and Emma Thomas of No Man’s Heath, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband to Alice Edith Thomas (nee Edge) of Norbury Common, near Whitchurch, Shropshire; father to Albert Leslie …

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John Jackson

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Personal Details 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 …

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Albert Powell

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Personal Details 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. Military History Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank …

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Cecil Bedford

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Personal Details Born in Whitchurch in 1895, the only child of Arthur and Elizabeth Mary Bedford. Cecil’s father died in 1896; he lived with his grandparents Joseph and Elizabeth Jones of 190 Wrexham Road, Whitchurch. He worked as a tailor. …

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John Brown

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

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William Lea

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Personal Details William Henry Lea, born in Edstaston, Shropshire in 1893, the son of Thomas and Mary Ann Lea of Lower House Farm, Whixall, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows William as a farm worker. Military Details Regiment : 11th …

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Harry Pate

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Personal Details 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 …

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Herbert Parker

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

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William Cooper

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Personal Details 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. Military History Regiment : 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number …

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Edward Reece

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Personal Details 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 …

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Charles Crump

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Personal Details 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 …

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Charles Shaw

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Personal Details 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 …

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Herbert Spencer

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Personal Details Born in Wrenbury, Nantwich, Cheshire on 29 September 1894, the second son of Enoch and Esther Spencer of The Green, Wrenbury, Nantwich, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows his occupation as gardener. Military History Regiment : 9th Battalion Cheshire …

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Frederick Griffiths

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Personal Details 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 …

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George Jones

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Personal Details 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. Military Details Regiment : 1/5th (Territorial) Battalion Cheshire Regiment (Earl of …

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Harry Davies

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Personal Details 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. Military Details Regiment : 8th (Service) Battalion Cheshire Regiment …

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Harold Gregory

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Personal Details Born in Wrenbury, Nantwich, Cheshire in 1895, the eldest son of Joseph Charles and Martha Gregory of 62 Village Green, Wrenbury, Nantwich, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows Harold employed as a cowman on Sandford farm, Aston, Nantwich. Harold …

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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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Frederick Chesters

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Personal Details Born in Wrenbury Heath, Nantwich, Cheshire in 1896, son of William and Ann Chesters of  Wrenbury Heath, Nantwich, Cheshire. Military History Regiment : 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Lance Corporal Service Number : 10185 Killed in action; Belgium 26th …

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Thomas Dutton

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Personal Details Born in Salford, Lancashire in 1889, the second son of the late William Dutton and Mary (known as Polly) Dutton of 1 Laburnum Cottages, Lower Heath, Prees, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Thomas as a clerk. Thomas’s brother …

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