John Gaughan

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 1870 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the third of at least seven children born to John Gaughan, a licenced hawker, and his wife Ellen. No marriage can be found for him. Residence:  In 1871 his family …


William Gaughan

Manchester Regiment

Personal Details Born: June 1876 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the eldest of six children born to Patrick Gaughan, a pedlar, and his wife Ellen Elizabeth Helen. No marriage can be traced for William. Residence:   In 1881 he …


George Gaughan

Personal Details Born: In 1889 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: George was one of ten children born to Patrick Gaughan, a pedlar, and his wife Elizabeth (Ellen) nee Hughes. He married Bertha Cox, Quarter 4 1910 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and together …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …