James Harvey

Royal Engineers

Personal Details Born: 2 October 1892. Family: The second son of John and Mary Harvey of Station Cottages, Wrenbury, Cheshire. James married Mary Jane Gill on the 15 March 1915. Civilian Occupation: He was employed as a clerk with North Western Railway …

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George Clive

Royal Engineers

Personal Details Born: In Bronington on the 20 December 1893 (baptised 20 January 1894). Family: The fourth child of William and Selina Clive of Fins Wood, Bronington, Flintshire. George married Lucy Wainwright in 1922 and together they were parents to …

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John Cliff

Royal Engineers Monmouthshire

Personal Details Born: 12 December 1885 Family: The first child of Joseph and Mary Ann Cliff of Heath Lane, Whitchurch, Shropshire. John married Alice Williams on the 3 February 1911 and together they had one son, John born 12 July 1923. …

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William Challinor

Personal Details Born: 20 October 1891 Family: The first child of William and Elizabeth Challenor of 28 Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Brother of Frank and George Challenor, both of whom died during the war. William married Ada Clawley in September 1923 and …

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Military Medal

Military Medal

The following Whitchurch men were recipients of the Military Medal : 59782 L./C. Charles Williams, Machine Gun Corps Whitchurch, Shropshire – 26 August 1918 192447 L./C. (A. /2nd Cpl.) T. Davies, Royal Engineers Whitchurch, Shropshire – 18 October 1918 57253 Pte. …

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Wilfred Fleet

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1894 (baptised 19th August 1894), the third son of John and Elizabeth Fleet of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband of Mary Fleet (nee Roberts) (married in 1919). The 1911 Census shows Wilfred as an apprentice …

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Reginald Connor

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Born in Normanton, Derbyshire in 1885, the second son of James and Ellen Connor of 9, St John’s Street, Whitchurch. Husband of Beatrice (nee George) Connor, of 2, St Johns’ Street, Whitchurch, father of Mary. Before enlisting Reginald worked as …

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Walter Maddox

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Born in Bettisfield, Flintshire in 1893, the eldest son of Thomas and Alice Ann Maddox of The Gate House, Alberbury, Shropshire. Husband to Gertrude Maddox (nee Whitfield) of 2 Vine Cottage, Croftons, Ellesmere, Shropshire. Gertrude remarried and became Gertrude Butcher. …

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John Boyle

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Born in Whitchurch in 1882, the second son of Patrick and Margaret Boyle. Husband of Ellen (nee Owen) Boyle of 41a Newtown Street, Whitchurch, father of George. John worked for the Local Foundry (W H Smith) erecting Dutch Barns. He …

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Leonard Wasse

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Born in Barton-upon-Irwell, Lancashire in 1884, the second son of the late John Angelo Wasse and Margaret Bellis, and stepson of William Bellis of High Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Margaret married William in 1894. Leonard was a painter for the London …

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William Welch

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William Gordon Welch, born in Frodsham, Cheshire in 1885, the second son of William and Margaret Welch of 12, West View, Chemistry, Whitchurch. Husband of Annie (nee Armstrong) Welch, of St Asaph, Denbighshire and father of Gordon Noel. The 1911 …

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William Boylin

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William Boylin was born in Warrington in 1890, the son of William and Emily Boylin. Husband to Frances Emily (nee Williams) Boylin, of 14 Waymills, Whitchurch and father of Reginald, John, Elsie and William Ronald. William enlisted in Whitchurch in …

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Phillip Shone

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Born in Macefen, Malpas, Cheshire in 1897, the third son of Ambrose George and Sarah Shone of Back Lane, Nomansheath, Malpas, Cheshire. Phillip’s enlistment papers show him as a platelayer. Regiment : 1st/1st Field Company, Royal Engineers Rank : Sapper …

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Edward Davies

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Edward George Davies was born in Grindley Brook, near Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1891, the eldest son of Edward and Emily Davies of Chester Road, Tushingham, near Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 Census shows Edward as a joiner. Edward’s younger brother, William …

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William Gosnell

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Born in Morda, Shropshire in 1894, the fourth son of William and Elizabeth Gosnell of 43 Newtown Street, Whitchurch. Husband of Mary Ellen (nee Chesters) Gosnell, of Nantwich, father to Mary and John William. From the 1911 Census, William worked …

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Thomas Coffin

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Born in Bickley, Cheshire in December 1885, the fourth son of George and the late Ellen Coffin of the same address. George served as a domestic groom at the Colmondley Castle Stables, Cholmondley, Cheshire prior to enlisting in the army …

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