Robert Joseph Lewis

Personal Details Born: In 1890 in Carden, Tilston, Cheshire and baptised in Tilston Parish Church on 23 November the same year. Family: He was the second of six children born to Robert Lewis, a farm bailiff, and his wife Eliza …


George Herbert Lewis

Personal Details Born: 15 March 1896 in Wellington, Shropshire and baptised at home on 26 March 1896. There is a baptism recorded for him at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Hadley. Family: He was the eldest of nine children born to …


Frank Lewis

Manchester Regiment

Personal Details Born: 29 November 1898. Family: The second son of Samuel and Jane Lewis of The Bell Inn, Tushingham, Cheshire. Civilian Occupation: He was a gardener. Residence: In 1939 he was living in a bungalow near Pearl Farm, Tushingham, Cheshire …


St Alkmund’s Church Memorial

St Alkmunds Memorial

    St Alkmund’s Church is at the top of Bargate, Whitchurch, next to the site of the original Whitchurch Grammar School. At the west end of the Church is a triptych form war memorial with a central panel of …


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 …


Whitchurch Memorial

War Memorial - Whitchurch, Shropshire

  I first started visiting the Battlefields, Cemeteries and Memorials of the Western Front some fifteen years ago. Three years ago I decided to research the names on the War Memorial in Station Road, that’s all they are names, carved …