Bill Crewe

East Surrey

Personal Details Born: On the 5 October 1898. Family: The sixth child of Richard and Mary Jane Crewe of 5 Smallbrook Buildings, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Bill married Esther Dockerty (or Docherty) in 1921 and together they had 4 daughters – Irene, …

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Military Medal

Military Medal

The following Whitchurch men were recipients of the Military Medal : 59782 L./C. Charles Williams, Machine Gun Corps Whitchurch, Shropshire – 26 August 1918 192447 L./C. (A. /2nd Cpl.) T. Davies, Royal Engineers Whitchurch, Shropshire – 18 October 1918 57253 Pte. …

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William Purcell

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William George Purcell was born in Marbury, Cheshire in 1885 (baptised 2nd August 1885), the third son of Thomas and the late Hannah Purcell of Hollin lane, Marbury, Cheshire. Regiment : 52nd Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly Royal Welsh …

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Arthur Parry

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Born in Bronington, Flintshire, Wales in 1889, the third son of George and Mary Parry of School lane, Bronington, Flintshire, Wales. The 1911 Census shows Arthur as a farm labourer. Regiment : 10th Squadron Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry), formerly 1574 …

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Wilfred Hopwood

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Born in Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1898, the third son of Margaret Hopwood of 3 Lacon Street, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire and the late Thomas Hopwood. Regiment : 205th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly Monmouthshire Regiment (229558) Rank : Private Service …

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Percy Hall

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Born in Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1896, the eldest son of George and the late Emily Hall of 4 Churton’s Yard, Bark Hill, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Percy as an errand boy. Regiment : 199th Company Machine Gun Corps …

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John Ratcliffe

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Born in Burleydam, Cheshire in 1890, the eldest son of John and Charlotte Ratcliffe of Audlem, Cheshire. Husband of Elsie May Ratcliffe (nee Ellison) (married 18 May 1917) of Mucklestone Lodge, Oakley Park, Market Drayton, Shropshire and father to Doris …

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George Bate

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George William Bate was born in Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1896, the third son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Bate of 8 Brades Lane, Prees, Shropshire. George’s brother, John Thomas, also lost his life in the Great War. Regiment : …

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Ernest Severn

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Born in Portmadoc, Carnarvon, Wales in 1882, the second son of Edward and Jane Severn of Combermere Abbey, Burleydam, Cheshire. Ernest was a gardener prior to enlisting. Regiment : 143rd Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Rank : Private Service Number …

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