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 …

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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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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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John Hopley

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

Personal Details Born in Ellesmere, Shropshire in 1894, the eldest son of James and Emily Hopley of Cuddington, Malpas, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows John as general servant to Mrs Harriet Taylor, baker, and her family at Church Street, Malpas, …

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Frederick Hopley

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

Personal Details Frederick Joseph Hopley, born in Bunbury, Cheshire on 8 November 1890, the third son of Joseph and Annie Hopley of Croxton Green, Cholmondley, Cheshire. Husband to Doris Mable Hopley (nee Coates) of 906 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, USA. …

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