Joseph Robert Hares

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born: 18 July 1894 in Prees, Shropshire and was baptised on 20 August the same year in Prees Parish Church. Family: He was the second of five children born to Thomas James Hares, a farmer, and his wife …


Robert Joseph Hares

Personal Details Born: 22 January 1884. Family: The second child of Samuel and Fanny Hares of Ash Acres, Ightfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire. He married Agnes Frances Corvesor in 1921 and together they had 3 children – Margaret A, Joan F and John …


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 …