William Alexander Forster

King's Liverpool Regiment

Personal Details Born: William Alexander Foster on 9 July 1878 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 7 May 1879 in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch. (The family name was changed from Foster to Forster between 1881 and 1891) Family: He was …

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William Gaughan

King's Liverpool Regiment

Personal Details Born: 1867 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the eldest of at least seven children born to John Gaughan, a licenced hawker, and his wife, Ellen. Both of his parents were born in Ireland. No marriage can be …

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Thomas Henry White

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born: 1 March 1882 in Ightfield, Shropshire and baptised on 11 June in Ightfield Parish Church. Family: He was the eldest of six children born to Thomas Henry White, a groom, and his wife Catherine. He married Elizabeth …

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John Ernest George Jones

King's Liverpool Regiment

Personal Details Born: 18 March 1900 in Tilstock, Shropshire and baptised on 15 April the same year in Tilstock Parish Church. Family: He was the fourth of nine children born to George Jones, a farm wagonner, and his wife Harriet …

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John Wharton

King's Liverpool Regiment

Personal Details Born: 8 May 1878 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 29 May the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the sixth of ten children born to Thomas Wharton, a chimney sweep, and his …

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Charles Henry Hughes

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born: Not known Family: The 1911 Census shows Arthur Fox, his wife Catherine Fox and his step son Gordon Hughes living at 1 Churton’s Yard, Whitchurch which is the address on the 1919 Absent Voters’ Register for Charles. …

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Francis Hemmingsley Taylor

King's Liverpool Regiment

Personal Details Born: Francis was born 17 November 1894 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 22 December the same year in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Whitchurch. Family: He was the younger of two children born to Francis Taylor, a jeweller and …

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Alfred Reuben Street

King's Liverpool Regiment

Personal Details Born: 20 September 1900 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the fifth of seven children born to Edwin Street, a foreman platelayer, and his wife Elizabeth. He married Gertrude Hughes in 1922 in Wellington, Shropshire and together they …

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