Edward Davies

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Personal Details Edward George Davies, born in Grindley Brook, near Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1891, the eldest son of Edward and Emily Davies of Chester Road, Tushingham, near Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Edward as a joiner. Edward’s younger brother, …

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Malpas Memorial

  The memorial is outside St Oswald’s Church, Malpas. This is an ongoing project, information will be added to the website over the coming weeks and months. It is hoped that the people of Whitchurch, Shropshire and beyond will get …

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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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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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Campaign Medals 2

The British War Medal (also known as ‘Squeak’) was a silver or bronze medal awarded to officers and men of the British and Imperial Forces who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 …

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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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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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Albert Davies

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Personal Details Born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in 1895, the second son of John and Kate Davies. Husband of Ivy (nee Sherman) Davies of 16 Wrexham Road, Whitchurch. Albert was serving with the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry at Prees Heath when …

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David Davies

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Personal Details Born in Cuddington Heath, Malpas, Cheshire in 1888 or early 1889 (baptised 23rd January 1889), the third son of Joseph and Mary Davies of Cuddington Heath, Malpas, Cheshire. David’s trade on enlisting was a waggoner. David joined up …

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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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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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