Isaiah Lea

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born: In 1872 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 6 April 1873 at St Alkmund’s Parish Church. Family: He was the son of Isaiah Lea, a greengrocer, and Elizabeth Humphreys. He married Annie Jones in 1905 in Whitchurch. On …


Coton Memorial

  The memorial is inside Coton Methodist Chapel, Shropshire. 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 …


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 …