George Wade

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 8 September 1889 in Halifax, Yorkshire and baptised on 12 September 1894 in St. Augustine’s Church, Halifax. Family: His father was Anthony Wade and mother was Eunice Wade, maiden name Ellis. He had six brothers and sisters, namely Thomas …

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John Gaughan

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 1870 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the third of at least seven children born to John Gaughan, a licenced hawker, and his wife Ellen. No marriage can be found for him. Residence:  In 1871 his family …

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John Henshaw

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 1 December 1860 in Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 30 December the same year in Tilstock Parish Church. His family name was Henshall. Family: He was the fourth of six children born to John Henshall, an agricultural …

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Joseph Arthur Roberts

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: During the last quarter of 1895 and baptised at St Alkmund’s Parish Church on 4 December that year. Family: Eldest of six surviving children born to Joseph and Lucy Roberts. In early 1921 he married Hilda Whitfield …

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William Henry Millier

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 31 December 1889 in New Brompton, Kent. Family: He was the second of five children born to William E Millier, a beer retailer, and his wife Elizabeth. He married Elsie Eliza Still on 9 September 1913 and …

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Thomas Arthur Powell

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 5 May 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 19 June the same year in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Whitchurch. Family: He was the eldest of three surviving children born to Thomas Powell, a plasterer, and his …

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John Prince

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: In 1897 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the third of six surviving children born to John Prince, a general labourer, and his wife Elizabeth. No marriage can be traced for John. Residence: In 1901 he lived …

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Thomas Henry Stickland

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 30 May 1878 in Weymouth, Dorset. Family: He was the fourth of nine children born to John Stickland, a groom, and his wife Mary, nee Laver. He married Margaret Elizabeth Sarah Louisa Hawkins on 6 August 1900 …

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Cecil John Newbrook

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 16 February 1893 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the eldest of four children born to John Newbrook, a fishmonger, and his wife Ellen. He married Edith Annie Mildred Millington in 1921 in Whitchurch. The couple had …

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John Abraham Wilfred Perry

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 3 July 1895 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the only child of William Perry, a haulier, and his wife Annie. He married Ann Mary Blyth in 1920; no children can be located for this marriage. Residence: …

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Reginald Mottram

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 19 September 1890 in Ash, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the second of three children born to Thomas Mottram, a gravel getter, and his wife Mary. He married Ada Brown in 1913 in Whitchurch and together they …

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Charles Greville Jackson

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 23 August 1887 in Hinstock, Shropshire. Family: He was the second of six children born to William Jackson, a farm labourer, and his wife Mary. The probate record indicates probate to Mary Jackson (widow) but a definite …

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Harold Little

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: In 1891 in Little Clifton, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Family: He was the third of four children born to Walter Little, a joiner, and his wife Sarah Jane. He married Elsie M Massey on 10 October 1917 in St. …

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Frederick Adams

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born:  16 June 1876 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 16 July the same year at Christ Church, Tilstock, Shropshire. Family: He was the fifth of nine children of William Adams, an agricultural labourer, and his wife Elizabeth. …

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Fred Davies

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 29 October 1875 in Audlem, Cheshire. Family: He was the eldest of eight children born to Joseph Davies, a domestic groom, and his wife Elizabeth. He married Ada Spencer on 27 December 1898 at Wrenbury Parish Church, …

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Alfred Henshall

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: In 1890 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church on 16 July in the same year. Family: He was the youngest of seven children of William Henshall, a general labourer, and his wife Harriett. …

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William Richard Harborne

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: In 1873 in Balsall Heath, King’s Norton, Worcestershire. Family: He was the second of four children born to William Harborne, a fruiterer, and his wife Mary. He married Mabel Ethel Brelsford on 8 June 1902 in King’s …

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Arthur Sparkes

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 22 February 1898. Family: The first child of Edwin and Harriet Sparkes of 6 Alkington Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Arthur married Sarah O’Boyle in 1924. Civilian Occupation: He was employed as a groom prior to the war. In 1939 he was a …

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Robert Slawson

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 17 October 1880 Family: The third son of Thomas and Emma Slawson of Bevan’s Yard, Yardington, Whitchurch, Shropshire. In 1905 Robert married Annie Elizabeth Killigrew and together they had 3 children – William, Robert Samuel and Ruby. Civilian Occupation: He left school …

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Herbert Roberts

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 3 November 1887. Family: The fifth child of George and Elizabeth Roberts of 20 Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Herbert married Ethel Brereton in 1920. Civilian Occupation: He was employed as a postman and appears to have also had a part time …

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William Ridgway

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 1893. Family: William was brought up by the Gilbert family of Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: He was a farm labourer. Died: His date of death is unknown. Other Information: His next of kin was his brother John.   Military Details Regiment: …

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Alfred James Woolley

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 28 February 1891. Family: The first son of James and Martha Woolley of High Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire. On 14 January 1914 he married Annie Ryder and was father to Peter. Residence: In 1911 he was living at 65 Price Street, …

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William Henry Jukes

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 20 September 1892 Family: The first child of George and Florence Mary Jukes of 30 Egerton Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. William married Edith June Bartlett in June 1927. Civilian Occupation: When he enlisted in 1914 he indicated his occupation was a motor …

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Frederick Beardsall Black

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 1871 Family: The third son of William and Mary Black of Watergate Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Frederick married Rosina Harriet Matthews in 1892 and together they had 7 children – Elsie, Eleanor, Henry, John, Rowland, Winifred and Sybil. Residence: At …

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Alfred James Woolley

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born 1891 Next of kin – Mrs Annie Woolley, Cemetery Lodge, Milebank, Whitchurch (wife) Civilian occupation – Motor Driver Military details Regiment : Royal Army Service Corps Rank : Private Service Number : M2/167596 10/12/1915 Enlisted with Royal …

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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