Whitewell Memorial

  The memorial is outside opposite the entrance to Iscoyd Park. 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 …

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DSO

The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual …

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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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Llangollen Advertiser 24 May 1918

Report in the Llangollen Advertiser 24 May 1918 regarding the death of Alfred Edmund Godsal “THE STORY OF OSTEND. HOW COMMANDER GODSAL FELL. The Admiralty, on Wednesday, issued an official account of the exploit, in the course of which it …

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Faringdon Advertiser 18 May 1918

Report in the Faringdon Advertiser 18 May 1918 regarding the death of Alfred Edmund Godsal “HEROES OF OSTEND RAID. THE VINDICTIVE’S OFFICERS. Official sanction has now been given to the publication of the names of the gallant officers who were …

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Alfred Godsal

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

Personal Details Alfred Edmund Godsal was born in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset on 2nd December 1884 (baptised 28th December 1884), the fourth son of Major Philip Thomas and Mrs Ellen Henrietta Godsal of Iscoyd Park, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Alfred attended HMS Britannia, …

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Walter Godsal

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

Personal Details Walter Hugh Godsal was born in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset on 31st March 1883 (baptised 1st May 1883), the third son of Major Philip Thomas and Mrs Ellen Henrietta Godsal of Iscoyd Park, Whitchurch, Shropshire. After attending Eton College, …

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