William Stephen Oliver

Personal Details Born: 6 January 1897 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the fourth of five children born to Stephen Oliver, a draughtsman, and his wife Martha. He married Mary A Hallam in 1926 in Crich, Derbyshire. The couple had …


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 …


Percy Oliver

The Great War History Hub Whitchurch, shropshire - War dead missing image

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 …