Alfred Fowles

London Regiment

Personal Details Born:    Quarter 1 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 1 February that year at St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family:    He was the eldest of six children born to Charles Fowles, a tanner, and his wife Susannah. …

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George Fowles

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born:   3 May 1890 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 21 May 1890 at St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family:   He was the third of six children born to Charles Fowles, a tanner, and his wife Susannah. He married …

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Calverhall Memorial

  The memorial is outside Holy Trinity Church, Calverhall. 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 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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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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Enlisted January 1915

Mechanical Transport Drivers – William John Dodsworth & John Henry Williams Horse Transport Transport Drivers – William A. Kilgarriff, Herbert Roberts, John Hayward, William Arthur Dawson, Alfred Fowles, George Fowles, Arthur Chidlow & Thomas Stockton