Henry Edward Caulfield

Personal Details Born: 12 June 1875 in Stockport, Lancashire Family:  Second of eight children born to Edward and Annie. He married Margaret Crewe on 12 December 1900 at Leigh in Lancashire. Together they had 6 children Harry, John Norville, Charles, …

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Frank Williams

Personal Details Born: 12 May 1891. Family: The first child of Thomas and Martha Williams of 122 Wrexham Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. He married Beatrice E James on the 2 October 1918 who was living at 126 Shawbury Road, Shawbury, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he …

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George Wilkinson

Personal Details Born: In January 1897. Family: The fifth child of George and Henrietta Wilkinson of 28 High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. George’s RAF service record shows his mother (now widowed) living at 5 Talbot Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Occupation: George was an engineer prior …

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John Wharton

Personal Details Born: 27 August 1897. Family: The third child of George and Alice Wharton of 9 Hollins Lane, Tilstock, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: He was employed as a farm labourer prior to the war. Died:  Date of death is unknown. Military Details Regiment: Royal …

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Arthur Malcolm Venables

Personal Details Born: 19 October 1897. Family: The fifth child of Samuel Hughes and Sarah Jane Venables of Glendale House, 34 Talbot Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Brother of Harry Venables who died of illness 15 November 1918 and is commemorated on the Whitchurch …

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Arthur Henry Reid

Personal Details Born: 24 September 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: The fifth son of Henry and Elsie Reid of Park Street, Wellington, Shropshire. Arthur married Dora Sylvia Mary Meaton in 1915 and together they had 2 children – Doreen and Sheila. Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he …

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John Thomas Owen

Personal Details Born: 4 December 1894. Family: The only son of Thomas Daniel and Martha Owen of 9 Egerton Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. John married Margaret A Gibbons in 1926 and our research suggests they had a daughter, Margaret A. Civilian Occupation: He was employed …

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Alfred Edwin Robert Large

Personal Details Born: 8 January 1889 Family: The second child of Robert and Mary Jane Large of Tushingham House, Tushingham, Cheshire. In 1916 Alfred married Nellie Steventon; our research suggests they had one daughter together – Dorothy M. Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he was …

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Peter Cecil Kelly

Personal Details Born: 27 March 1892 Family: The second son of Robert Matthews and Kittie Kelly of Church Street, Ightfield, Shropshire. On the 24 July 1918 Peter married Rose Morris and together they had a son, Cecil. Civilian Occupation: On leaving school he became …

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John Cecil Humphreys

Personal Details Born: 12 August 1891. Family: The son of Thomas and Eliza Humphreys of 11 Moreton Street, Prees, Shropshire. He married May Hall in 1912 and together they had a son, Sidney C; and possibly a further son, Harold G. Civilian Occupation: He …

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John Wilfrid Hayward

Personal Details Born: 7 June 1891. Family: The first child of John and Elizabeth Hayward of 147 Alkington Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. John married Elsie E Thomas in July 1925 and together they had one child, Norman. Civilian Occupation: In 1911 John was …

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William Arthur Edwards

Personal Details Born: 20 June 1898. Family: The third child of Robert David and Emily Edwards of Sandhurst, Wrexham Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire.   Military Details Regiment: Royal Air Force Rank: Mechanic Service Number: 253953 Date of Enlistment: 30 March 1918 Date of …

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Henry Willasey Downward

Personal Details Born: Henry was born on the 30 November 1877. Family: The third son of John and Alice Maria Downward of Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: Henry was employed as a bank cashier.  Residence: In 1901 he was living in Ladywood Rd, …

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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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