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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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 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. Military History Regiment : 11th …

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John Barlow

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Personal Details Born in Broxton, Cheshire in 1900, the only son of Charles William and Rowena Barlow of New Chapel House, Nomansheath, Malpas, Cheshire. Military Details Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regiment; formerly 17888 King’s Shropshire Light Infantry 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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Frank Leek

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

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Harry Pate

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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Alfred Davies

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Personal Details 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. Military History Regiment : 1st Battalion …

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Walter Cliff

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Personal Details 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 …

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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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George Durant

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Personal Details 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. …

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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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Richard Williamson

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Personal Details Born in Broxton, Cheshire in 1890, the second son of Robert and Mary Williamson of High Street, Malpas, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows Richard as a farm labourer. Military History Regiment : 8th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private …

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John Johnson

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Personal Details 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, …

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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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Leonard Davies

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Personal Details Leonard William Davies, 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 …

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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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Frederick Breslin

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Personal Details 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. Military History Regiment : …

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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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Sidney Allen

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Personal Details 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 …

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Ambrose Chetwood

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Personal Details 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, …

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Arthur Palin

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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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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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William Maddocks

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Personal Details 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 …

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George Allman

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Personal Details 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 …

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