Robert Arthur Hughes

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Personal Details Born:  In 1897 in Rhosllanerchrugog, Denbighshire, Wales. Family: He was the youngest of four children born to Thomas Hughes, a watchmaker, and his wife Jane. No marriage can be traced for Robert. Residence: In 1901, he was living …

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William Walters Shone

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Personal Details Born: 3 June 1895 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 19 June the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the eldest of three children born to William Shone, a gardener, and his wife Sarah, …

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George Sandford Hassall

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Personal Details Born: 22 April 1886 in Norbury, Cheshire. Family: He was the youngest of seven children born to George Hassall, a farmer, and his wife Harriett. He married Muriel Emily Sherry in 1919 in Chester, Cheshire and together they …

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John Edward Heatley

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Personal Details Born: 9 August 1892 in Whitchurch, Shropshire; baptised in St. Alkmund’s Church on 14 August the same year. Family: He was the eldest of five children of Edward George Heatley, a saddler, and his wife Jane. He married …

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Robert Thomas Grace

East Surrey

Personal Details Born: 16 January 1895 Family: The second child of Robert and Mary Ann Grace of 42 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Robert married Cecilia Moth of 41 Broughton Street, Queen’s Road, Battersea on the 25 September 1915 at St Phillip’s Church, …

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Harold Adams

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

Born in Whixall, Shropshire in 1886, the fifth son of William and Emma Adams of Heath Cottage, Steele Heath, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Harold as a draper’s apprentice. Regiment : 16th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps Rank : Lance …

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