Thomas Edge

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 1889. Family: The second son of Joseph and Mary Edge of Broughall, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Thomas married Ethel Warburton on 1 April 1917 and together they had 2 children – Vera and Joseph. Civilian Occupation: He was a labourer on the …

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Dick Crewe

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 30 July 1894 Family: The fourth child of Richard and Mary Jane Crewe of 9 Smallbrook Buildings, Whitchurch, Shropshire. He married Lily E Lee in June 1919. Civilian Occupation: At the age of 16 he was a van boy …

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John Burns

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

Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1894, the son of the late Thomas Edward Burns (shown on his marriage certificate, although we can find no record of him in the censuses). The 1901 Census shows him living with his grandparents Michael …

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Kenneth Glover

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

Kenneth Houghton Glover was born in Barton-upon-Irwell, Lancashire in 1888 (baptised 2nd December 1888), the only son of James and Charlotte Elizabeth Glover of Lowton House, Lowton, Lancashire. Husband to Mary Belle Glover (nee Ireland) of Elf House, Staveley, Westmorland. …

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George Hand

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

George Edward Hand was born in Wybunbury, Cheshire in 1890, the second son of Elizabeth and the late Thomas Hand of Lightwood Green, Nantwich, Cheshire. His occupation is shown as factory hand (milk factory) in the 1911 Census. Regiment : …

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Philip Lee

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

Philip Warburton Lee was born in Iscoyd, Flintshire, Wales on 22nd February 1892, the eldest son of Joseph Henry Warburton Lee and Emmeline Vernon Warburton Lee of Broad Oak, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Philip attended Rugby School, followed by the Royal Military …

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David Davies

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

Born in Cuddington Heath, Malpas, Cheshire in 1888 or early 1889 (baptised 23rd January 1889), the third son of Joseph and Mary Davies of Cuddington Heath, Malpas, Cheshire. David’s trade on enlisting was a waggoner. David joined up with a …

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John Hopley

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

Born in Ellesmere, Shropshire in 1894, the eldest son of James and Emily Hopley of Cuddington, Malpas, Cheshire. The 1911 Census shows John as general servant to Mrs Harriet Taylor, baker, and her family at Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire. John …

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Leonard Edge

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

Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1879 (baptised 2nd November 1879), the third son of John and Sarah Edge of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband of Ann Edge (nee Wain) (married in 1900) of 181 Stretford, near Urmston, Lancashire and father …

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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