Malpas Memorial

  The memorial is outside St Oswald’s Church, Malpas. 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 …

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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 …

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Chester Chronicle 3 March 1917

Report in the Chester Chronicle 3 March 1917 regarding the death of John Mercer “DEATH OF MR. JOHN MERCER. – The sad news arrived on Thursday last from the War Office that Mr. H. Mercer’s youngest son, John, had died. …

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John Mercer

Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1880 (baptised 28th July 1880), the third son of Henry and Margaret Mercer of High Street, Malpas. Husband to Lilian Mercer (nee Latham) of Sandbach, Cheshire; married on 8 November 1915 in St Oswald’s Church, …

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