Oswald Benbow

Personal Details Born: 23 September 1885 in Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Family: He was the second of eleven  children born to Jonathan Benbow, a tailor and his wife Margaret. He married Emily Rudge 13 December 1915 at the Church of St …


Joseph Thomas Edge

Personal Details Born: 6 October 1879 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 12 November the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church. Family: He was the sixth of eight surviving children of Joseph Edge, a general labourer, and his wife Sarah. …


Alfred Fowles

London Regiment

Personal Details Born:    Quarter 1 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 1 February that year at St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family:    He was the eldest of six children born to Charles Fowles, a tanner, and his wife Susannah. …


Walter Edwards

Royal Army Medical Corps

Personal Details Born: 15 April 1896. Family: The seventh child of Evan and Sarah Edwards. When Walter was baptised on 26 April 1896 the family were living at Fenn’s Bank Brick & Tile Works, Bronington, Flintshire. The 1901 Census shows them living …


William Day

Personal Details Born: March 1865 Family: The eldest son of Edwin and Ann Day of Yardington Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. William married Emily Brookshaw on 15 December 1889. Residence: In 1891 William was living in Newton, Whitchurch. By 1901 he had moved back …


Alfred Walley

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

Born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire in 1891, the second son of James and Mary Ann Walley of 42 New Park Road, Castlefields, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Husband to Alice Louie Walley (nee Bowdler) (married 4th July 1915) of 28 West Road, Congleton, Cheshire. …