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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Nantwich Guardian 27 August 1915

Report in the Nantwich Guardian 27th August 1915 regarding the death of Herbert Wickstead Ethelston “Lieutenant Herbert Wickstead Ethelston, Grenadier Guards, of Wickstead Hall, Whitchurch, former captain of the Shropshire Gentlemen (cricket) and chairman of the Whitchurch Dairy Farmers’ Association, …

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The Scotsman 8 April 1915

Report in The Scotsman 8th April 1915 regarding the death of Herbert Wickstead Ethelston “THRONGED SERVICE AT KNIGHTSBRIDGE A service was held at St. Paul’s, Knightsbridge, at noon yesterday in memory of Lieutenant-Colonel L. R. Fisher-Rowe, Major P. W. Duderly, …

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Nantwich Guardian 26 March 1915

Report in the Nantwich Guardian 26th March 1915 regarding the death of Herbert Wickstead Ethelston “News has been received of the death in action at Neuve Chapelle of Lieut. Herbert Ethelston, of the Grenadier Guards. Lieut. Ethelston, who rejoined his …

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Chester Chronicle 20 March 1915

Report in the Chester Chronicle 20th March 1915 regarding the death of Herbert Wickstead Ethelston “It was announced on Thursday, and the news was received in Cheshire and Flintshire with deep regret, that Lieutenant Herbert Wicksted Ethelston, of the Grenadier …

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Cheshire Observer 20 March 1915

Report in the Cheshire Observer 20th March 1915 regarding the death of Herbert Wickstead Ethelston “”ALWAYS WANTED DANGEROUS JOBS” Yesterday (Friday) we were informed that the widow of Lieut. Herbert Ethelston of Wickstead Hall, had received a letter from a …

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Herbert Ethelston

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

Personal Details Herbert Wickstead Ethelston was born in Park Lane, London on 4th November 1881, the third son of the late Edmund Peel (formerly Ethelston) and the late Henrietta Margaret Peel of Bryn-y-Pys, Overton, Flintshire, Wales. Husband of Muriel Margaret …

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