Alfred George Dodd

Lancashire Fusiliers

Personal Details Born:   Alfred was born Quarter 4 1882, Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 6 November 1882 at St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family:   He was the first of six children born to John Dodd, a bricklayer, and his wife Anne. …

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Arthur Brown

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born:  24 April 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 13 May 1887 in St. Alkmund`s Parish Church. Family:   He was the second of seven children born to James Brown, a labourer in an iron-foundry, and his wife Anne. …

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Thomas Edwin Cliff

Lancashire Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 29 September 1899 Family: Second of six surviving children born to George and Fanny Cliff. Towards the end of 1931 Thomas married Elsie Williams in Ellesmere, Shropshire. Together they had one child, born in 1940; Thomas G. …

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Stephen Batho

Lancashire Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 22 July 1886 at Alkington, Shropshire and baptised on 1 September 1886 at the United Reformed Church, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the only child of Stephen Batho, a farmer, and his wife Elizabeth (Betsy), nee Davenport. His …

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Ernest Edward Nye

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born: 7 April 1882 Family: The third child of John Henry & Eliza Nye of Bargates, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Ernest married Elizabeth Cairns on the 9 July 1905 and together they had 4 children – Ernest Edward, Beatrice, Elizabeth & Arthur William. Residence: …

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Harold Lamb

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

Harold Lamb (known as Harry) was born in Bangor, Denbighshire, Wales on 9th January 1891 (baptised 12th February 1891), the fourth son of Edwin and Ellen Lamb of 22 Trevor Street, Wrexham, Wales. The 1911 Census shows Harry as a …

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James Wood

James Henry Wood, born in Barbridge, Cheshire in 1886, the eldest son of James and Sarah Wood of The Lock House, Grindley Brook, Whitchurch. James was working as a Porter in a Canal Warehouse at Pontcysyllte Wharf, Trevor, Denbighshire. Regiment …

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Harry Hughes

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

Born in Swinton, Lancashire in 1889, the fifth son of the late William Hughes and Hannah Hughes of The Hollies, Stone House, Lower Heath, Wem, Shropshire. Regiment : 2nd/5th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers Rank : Private Service Number : 3647 Killed …

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