De Ruvigny Philip Owen

Report on the death of Philip Charles Owen in De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour 1914 – 1919 “OWEN, PHILIP CHARLES, 2nd Lieut., 9th (Service) Battn. The King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry), s. of the Rev. Loftus Meade Owen, Rector of Stockton, …


St Alkmund’s Church Memorial

St Alkmunds Memorial

    St Alkmund’s Church is at the top of Bargate, Whitchurch, next to the site of the original Whitchurch Grammar School. At the west end of the Church is a triptych form war memorial with a central panel of …


Campaign medals 3

The 1914 Star (also known as ‘Pip’) was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who …


Whitchurch Memorial

War Memorial - Whitchurch, Shropshire

  I first started visiting the Battlefields, Cemeteries and Memorials of the Western Front some fifteen years ago. Three years ago I decided to research the names on the War Memorial in Station Road, that’s all they are names, carved …


Nantwich Guardian 8 November 1918

Report in the Nantwich Guardian 8 November 1918 regarding the death of Wilfrid Owen “Much sympathy is expressed with Mr. Harry Owen and family in the bereavement which they have sustained by the death from pneumonia of their son, Mr. …