Joseph Thomas Edge

Personal Details Born: 6 October 1879 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 12 November the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church. Family: He was the sixth of eight surviving children of Joseph Edge, a general labourer, and his wife Sarah. …

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George Henry Edge

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 18 January 1896 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 1 March the same year in the United Reformed Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the only child of George Edge, a builder, and his wife Emily. He married …

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Albert Edge

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born:  3 February 1889 and baptised 6 March at St Alkmund’s Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the fifth of six children born to Edward and Ellen Edge. In 1915 he married Phoebe Ashley in Whitchurch and together they …

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Clement Edge

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 21st May 1881 and baptised June 23rd at St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury. Family: Second of six children born to Edwin and Ellen Edge. In 1907 Clement married Annie Haycocks at Whitchurch, Shropshire. Together they had three children, …

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Thomas Edge

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 1889. Family: The second son of Joseph and Mary Edge of Broughall, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Thomas married Ethel Warburton on 1 April 1917 and together they had 2 children – Vera and Joseph. Civilian Occupation: He was a labourer on the …

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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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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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Leonard Edge

The Great War History Hub Whitchurch, shropshire - War dead missing image

Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1879 (baptised 2nd November 1879), the third son of John and Sarah Edge of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband of Ann Edge (nee Wain) (married in 1900) of 181 Stretford, near Urmston, Lancashire and father …

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