John Furber

Personal Details Born: 12 June 1890 in Prees, Shropshire and baptised at St.Chad`s Church, Prees. Family: He was the younger of two sons born to Elizabeth Ann Furber. At the time of his birth she was unmarried. His mother subsequently …


George Furber

Personal Details Born:   4 October 1893 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 25 October 1893 at St. Alkmund`s Church, Whitchurch. Family:   He was the fourth of seven children born to John Furber, a labourer, and his wife Mary.  He married Sarah …


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 …


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 …


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