Norman Platt Burgess

Royal Army Medical Corps

Personal Details Born:  18 March 1891 in Newington, London and baptised 27 September 1891 at St. Mary`s Parish Church, Newington, Southwark. Family:  He was eldest of 3 children born to Ralph Henry Burgess, a silk mercer and tailor, and his …

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Alfred Pyne Ledsham

Royal Army Medical Corps

Personal Details Born: 11 September 1887 Family: The third child of William and Amelia Ledsham of 17 Green End, Whitchurch, Shropshire. On the 14 April 1914 he married Sarah Elizabeth Fleck Saint who died in 1924. Our research suggests that they may have …

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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 …

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Leonard John Eaton

Royal Army Medical Corps

Personal Details Born: 2 June 1893. Family: The fourth child of Thomas and Agnes Susan Eaton of Ellesmere House, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Leonard married Eva Florence Oliver on the 2 September 1920 and together they had 2 children – Dorothy and Peter. Residence: …

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Enlisted January 1915

Mechanical Transport Drivers – William John Dodsworth & John Henry Williams Horse Transport Transport Drivers – William A. Kilgarriff, Herbert Roberts, John Hayward, William Arthur Dawson, Alfred Fowles, George Fowles, Arthur Chidlow & Thomas Stockton