Patrick Gavien

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We have found limited information for this man. We believe he was Patrick Gavien (Gavin on the Malpas Memorial) and have been able to find some military medal records. We have also found a military record of his hospitalisation in …

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Wilfred Fleet

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1894 (baptised 19th August 1894), the third son of John and Elizabeth Fleet of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband of Mary Fleet (nee Roberts) (married in 1919). The 1911 Census shows Wilfred as an apprentice …

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John Burns

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1894, the son of the late Thomas Edward Burns (shown on his marriage certificate, although we can find no record of him in the censuses). The 1901 Census shows him living with his grandparents Michael …

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George Boycott

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire on 14th November 1898 (baptised 1st January 1899), the fourth son of William and Elizabeth Boycott of 180 Broomfield Road, Coventry; formerly of Old Hall Street, Malpas, Cheshire. George showed his occupation as general labourer when …

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Thomas Jones

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Thomas Ivan Jones was born in Rensselaer, New York, United States of America on 6th October 1890, the son of Thomas and Minnie H Jones who were living in Shrewsbury in 1901. Husband to Keziah Jones (nee Ince) (married in …

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Alfred Ashley

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1891 (christened 30th December 1891), the son of Mrs Sarah Ashley. Husband of Alice Mullock, formerly Ashley (nee Edwards) (married 26th January 1915) of Bickerton, Malpas, Cheshire and father to Alice Helena (baptised 28 November …

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Alfred Wragg

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1883, the second son of William Wragg and the late Sarah Wragg of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband to Sarah Ann Wragg (nee Walker) (married 24th December 1906) of 4 Arthur Street, Crewe, Cheshire and …

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Edward Walford

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Born in Whitchurch in 1890, the third son of George and Harriet Walford of 28 Watergate Street, Whitchurch. Edward worked as a coach builder before joining the Army. Regiment : 11th (Service) Battalion Cheshire Regiment, formerly Hereford Regiment No 239302 …

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Kenneth Glover

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Kenneth Houghton Glover was born in Barton-upon-Irwell, Lancashire in 1888 (baptised 2nd December 1888), the only son of James and Charlotte Elizabeth Glover of Lowton House, Lowton, Lancashire. Husband to Mary Belle Glover (nee Ireland) of Elf House, Staveley, Westmorland. …

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George Price

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George William Price, born in Waymills, Whitchurch in 1887, the eldest son of Samuel and Frances Price. Husband of Amy (nee Reynolds) Price, of 3, Newtown Street, Whitchurch, father of John. George worked as a Groom before joining the Army.

John Taylor

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John Richard Taylor was born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1898, the eldest son of the late William Henry Taylor and Mrs Martha Taylor of Rose Cottage, Higher Wych, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 3rd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers Rank : Private …

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Frank Hewitt

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Frank G Hewitt, born in Norbury, Cheshire in 1894, the second son of Thomas and Jane Hewitt of Norbury Common, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Regiment : 514th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps Rank : Private Service Number : 459494 Likely died from illness; …

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Reginald Connor

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Born in Normanton, Derbyshire in 1885, the second son of James and Ellen Connor of 9, St John’s Street, Whitchurch. Husband of Beatrice (nee George) Connor, of 2, St Johns’ Street, Whitchurch, father of Mary. Before enlisting Reginald worked as …

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Alfred Foster

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Born in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire in 1887, the second son of John and Harriet Foster of Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows Alfred working on his father’s farm: The Homestead, Hollyhurst, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Regiment : 14th Battalion Army Cyclist …

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Robert Holloway

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Robert Edward Holloway, born in Higginsfield, Cheshire in 1892, the second son of Frances Charles and Isabella Holloway of 34, Green End, Whitchurch. Husband of Lily Alice (nee Naylor) Holloway of Aldershot, Hampshire Robert was a regular soldier serving in …

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Owen Jones

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Born in Llanfair-is-Gaer, Port Dinorwic, Caernarvonshire, Wales in 1897, the eldest son of Captain William and Mrs Margaret E Jones of 6 Velinheli Terrace, Port Dinorwic. Caernarvonshire, Wales. Owen was working at Lloyds Bank in Whitchurch, living in Shrewsbury when …

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Harold Lamb

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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 Crump

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Born in Hayles Yard, Green End, Whitchurch in 1900, the eldest son of James and Louisa Crump of Castle Hill, Whitchurch. James’ father died in 1902, his mother married Richard Pace, and they lived at 3a, Castle Hill, Whitchurch. Regiment …

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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 Sparkes

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Born in Whitchurch in 1900, the second son of Edwin and Harriett Sparkes of 6 Alkington Road, Whitchurch. Harry enlisted on his 18th Birthday in January 1918. Regiment : 10th (Service) Battalion Essex Regiment, formerly The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) No …

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Frederick Whitney

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Born in Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire in April 1890, the fourth son of the late Robert and the late Sarah Whitney of 1 Church Cottages, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 census shows Frederick as a plasterer’s server. Frederick’s older brother William …

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Harry Thomas

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Born in Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1899 (baptised 25th January 1899), the second son of Harry and Harriet Thomas of Hare Cottage, Prees Wood, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Regiment : 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards Rank : Private Service Number : 28943 Killed …

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John Jackson

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Born in Marbury, Cheshire in 1889, the second son of Thomas and Jane Jackson. Husband of Martha (nee Gregory) Jackson of 29 St Mary’s Street, Whitchurch. John was a regular soldier serving with the 2nd Battalion Cheshire Regiment in Jubbulpore, …

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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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Walter Maddox

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Born in Bettisfield, Flintshire in 1893, the eldest son of Thomas and Alice Ann Maddox of The Gate House, Alberbury, Shropshire. Husband to Gertrude Maddox (nee Whitfield) of 2 Vine Cottage, Croftons, Ellesmere, Shropshire. Gertrude remarried and became Gertrude Butcher. …

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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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William Mort

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Born in Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire in 1887, the eldest son of James and Mary Mort of Greaves Lane East, Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband to Edith Ellen Mort (nee Jones) (married on 4th February 1913) of Sunnyside, Chorlton Lane, Malpas, Cheshire. …

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Alfred Godsal

Alfred Edmund Godsal was born in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset on 2nd December 1884 (baptised 28th December 1884), the fourth son of Major Philip Thomas and Mrs Ellen Henrietta Godsal of Iscoyd Park, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Alfred attended HMS Britannia, the Royal …

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James Benyon

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Born in Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1884, the eldest son of Arthur and Elizabeth Benyon of High Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband of Elizabeth Benyon (nee White) (married 28 September 1914). The 1911 Census shows James as a tailor. Regiment : 23rd …

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Albert Powell

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Albert Thomas Powell was born in Bronington, Flintshire in 1895, the second son of John Charles and Fanny Powell of Wrenbury Heath, Nantwich, Cheshire. Husband of Dorothy Powell of 36 Cowfields, Nantwich, Cheshire. Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank …

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David Griffiths

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David John Griffiths, born in Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, Wales on 21 October 1897, the second son of the late William Griffiths and Margaret Griffiths of 2 Tracey Cottage, Stoke Park, Market Drayton, Shropshire. Regiment : 1st/4th Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), …

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John Barlow

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Born in Broxton, Cheshire in 1900, the only son of Charles William and Rowena Barlow of New Chapel House, Nomansheath, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regimen,; formerly King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (17888) Rank : Private Service Number : …

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Ernest Huxley

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Ernest John Huxley was born in Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1895 (baptised 21st November 1895), the second son of John Henry and Sarah Ann Huxley of 17 Whitchurch Road, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Husband to Ethel M Huxley (nee Minshall) (married …

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William Bradshaw

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William Thomas Bradshaw was born in Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1899, the third son of William and Mary Jane Bradshaw of Heath Lane Farm, Whitchurch, Shropshire. William’s joining up papers record him as a farm assistant. Regiment : 18th Battalion Welsh …

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George Parker

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Born in Nantwich, Cheshire on 5th October 1884, the eldest son of George and Charlotte Parker of Tynron, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Husband of Violet Parker (nee Cairns) (married 10th June 1914) of Moss Side, Carronbridge, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Prior to enlisting, …

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John Brown

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Born in Wrenbury, Cheshire in 1899, the eldest son of Thomas and Tabitha Brown of Sheppenhall, Aston, Nantwich, Cheshire. Regiment : 11th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 49923, formerly 3758 Killed in action; Belgium 10th April 1918 Aged …

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George Hand

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George Edward Hand was born in Wybunbury, Cheshire in 1890, the second son of Elizabeth and the late Thomas Hand of Lightwood Green, Nantwich, Cheshire. His occupation is shown as factory hand (milk factory) in the 1911 Census. Regiment : …

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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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Harry Hancock

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Born in Newhall, Nantwich, Cheshire on 5 February 1884, the second son of Thomas Allen and Sarah Hannah Hancock of Combermere Cottage, Old Woodhouse, Broughall, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Harry was husband to Mary Ellen Hancock (they married 7 September 1916), living …

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Walter Godsal

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Walter Hugh Godsal was born in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset on 31st March 1883 (baptised 1st May 1883), the third son of Major Philip Thomas and Mrs Ellen Henrietta Godsal of Iscoyd Park, Whitchurch, Shropshire. After attending Eton College, he left …

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Stephen Gibbons

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1878, the third son of the late Stephen Gibbons and Catherine Gibbons of Malpas, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows Stephen as a domestic groom living at The Beeches, Overton, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 16th (The …

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Samuel Marsh

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Born in Oldham, Lancashire in 1880, the second son of the late John Marsh and Sarah Marsh. Husband to Jessie Marsh (nee McMichael) (married 26th November 1907) of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire and father to Robert Henry. Samuel was a …

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Reuben Breslin

Born in Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales on 3 December 1898, the second son of George and Margaret Ellen Breslin of Whitchurch Road, Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales. Reuben’s brother, Fred, also lost his life in the Great War. Regiment : 2nd Battalion South …

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Harold Adams

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Born in Whixall, Shropshire in 1886, the fifth son of William and Emma Adams of Heath Cottage, Steele Heath, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Harold as a draper’s apprentice. Regiment : 16th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps Rank : Lance …

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Frank Leek

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1894 (baptised 17th July 1898), the third son of Thomas and Fanny Jane Leek of Cuddington, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 1st/7th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 291498, formerly 4290 Killed in …

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Harry Pate

Henry, known as Harry, born in Cuddington, Malpas, Cheshire on 23 August 1878, the third son of the late Thomas Pate and the late Mary Pate of Bickley Moss, Cheshire. Husband to Florence (known as Flossie) Pate (nee Beech) of …

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Gilbert Vawdrey

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Gilbert Lloyd Vawdrey was born in Tushingham, Cheshire on 26th September 1897, the only son of the late Rev. Llewelyn Brookes Vawdrey and Louisa Mary Vawdrey of Tushingham Hall, Cheshire. Gilbert attended Radley College, gaining a place at the Royal …

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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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Philip Lee

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Philip Warburton Lee was born in Iscoyd, Flintshire, Wales on 22nd February 1892, the eldest son of Joseph Henry Warburton Lee and Emmeline Vernon Warburton Lee of Broad Oak, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Philip attended Rugby School, followed by the Royal Military …

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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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Alfred Davies

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Born in Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire in 1888 (baptised 2nd January 1889), the eldest son of Henry and Annie Davies of Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows Alfred as a farm labourer. Regiment : 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private …

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Percy Oliver

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Born in Wyke, Much Wenlock, Shropshire in 1897, the second son of Edward and Louisa Oliver of Ash Wood Lane, Ash Parva, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Regiment : 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment (previously South Staffordshire Regiment, No 1478) Rank : Private Service …

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Leonard Wilson

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Born in Liverpool, in 1882, the son of Arthur Wilson. Husband of Martha Jane (nee Owen) Wilson, of 15 Watergate Street, Whitchurch. Regiment : 1st Battalion Border Regiment, formerly 16th Btn. The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) No 25679 Rank : Private …

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John Boyle

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Born in Whitchurch in 1882, the second son of Patrick and Margaret Boyle. Husband of Ellen (nee Owen) Boyle of 41a Newtown Street, Whitchurch, father of George. John worked for the Local Foundry (W H Smith) erecting Dutch Barns. He …

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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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Wilfred Venables

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Wilfred James Venables was born at Kempley Farm, Ightfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1897, the fourth son of the late James and the late Susannah Venables of the same address. Wilfred’s parents both died in 1910, and he and his three …

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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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William Barrett

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William Lodwicke Barrett was born in Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire in 1896, the second son of James and Eliza Ann Barrett of Rose Cottage, Greaves Lane, Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 1st Battalion Herefordshire Regiment, attached to the 5th Battalion King’s …

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Leonard Wasse

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Born in Barton-upon-Irwell, Lancashire in 1884, the second son of the late John Angelo Wasse and Margaret Bellis, and stepson of William Bellis of High Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Margaret married William in 1894. Leonard was a painter for the London …

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Walter Cliff

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Walter Edward Cliff was born in Grindley Brook, Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1890 (baptised 5 September 1890), the son of Mary Cliff of Holywell House, Faddiley, Nantwich, Cheshire and the grandson of Sarah Cliff and the late Thomas Cliff of Swanna …

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Herbert Parker

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Born in Wilkesley, Cheshire in 1881 (baptised 20 September 1881), the second son of George and Elizabeth Parker of Ivy House, Wilkesley, Cheshire. Regiment : 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 26415 Killed in action; Belgium …

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William Cooper

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William Thomas Cooper was born in Tunstall, Staffordshire in 1895. He was the second son of Arthur and Mary Jane Cooper of Wrenbury Heath, Nantwich, Cheshire. Regiment : 10th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 10244 Killed in …

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George Durant

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George Hugo Durant was born in Carrick-on-Suir, Tipperary, Ireland on 1st November 1876, the eldest son of the late James Hugo Durant and the late Catherine Durant. Husband of Mary Durant (nee Guest) of Marley Green, Whitchurch, Shropshire. George and …

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Percy Blencowe

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Born in Whitchurch in 1896, the fifth son of Charles and Margaret Blencowe of 30 Bargates, Whitchurch. Percy enlisted in 1915, aged 18. Regiment : “A” Battery, 2/1st Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery, 158th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Rank : Driver …

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