Henry Wycherley Bamforth

Personal Details Born: 13 April 1876 and baptised in St Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch, Shropshire on 7 May 1876. Family: Harry was the eldest of 5 children born to Edmund Bamforth, a platform inspector,  and his wife, Hannah Frances. He …

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Philip Capper

Personal Details Born:  Born 1 July 1898 (Baptised on 4 March 1899) Family: Sixth of eight children born to Joseph and Hannah. Philip married Mary Jones in 1923 at Conway, Caernarvonshire, Wales and together had 3 children – Emrys, Barbara …

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Frank Lewis

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 …

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Arthur Butler

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Born in Waverton, Cheshire in 1889, the eldest son of John James and Marie Butler of Whalebone Road, Willington, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband of Edith Williams (formerly Butler), nee Leadsom, of Tybroughton, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Regiment : 22nd Battalion Manchester Regiment, formerly …

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Thomas Maddocks

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Born in Norbury, Cheshire in 1894 and living in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, the fifth son of Thomas Maddocks and the late Annie Maddocks of Mount Free Cottage, Tarporley Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Thomas as an agricultural labourer. Thomas’s …

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