John Hodkinson

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 25 October 1876 in Tattenhall, Cheshire. Family: He was the youngest of six children of John Hodkinson, a railway platelayer, and his wife Ann. He married Mary Jane Roberts on 29 May 1912 at St Alkmund’s Church …

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John Thomas Foulkes

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born:    30 September 1887. Family:   It is possible that William Edward Foulkes, whose address was also given as Sunnyside, Wrexham Road on the 1919 Absent Voters List was his brother, but there is no definite proof for this …

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William Edward Foulkes

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born:    7 May 1882. Family:    It is possible that John Thomas Foulkes, whose address was also given as Sunnyside, Wrexham Road on the 1919 Absent Voters List for Whitchurch was his brother, but there is no definite proof …

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William Philip Bailey

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born:   Not known Family:   Not known Residence:   At the time of the Autumn 1919 Absent Voters List for Whitchurch, Shropshire, William`s address was given as the Old Eagles Inn, (Watergate Street), Whitchurch. Employment:   Not known Died:   Not known

Frederick John Davies

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born:   Not known Family:   Not known Residence:   The 1919 Spring Absent Voters’ List for Whitchurch gave Frederick`s address as 18 Sherrymill Hill, Whitchurch. Employment:   Not known Died:   Not known Military Details Regiment:   Royal Field Artillery Rank:   Staff Sergeant, …

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John Davies

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born:   11 October 1869 at Wattlesborough Heath, Westbury, Shropshire. Family:   He was the first of 3 children born to Henry Davies, a carpenter and joiner, and his wife Margaret, nee Powell. His siblings were Margaret and Mary. No …

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George Clarke

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 5 July 1895  and baptised with his sister Gladys in August that year at St Alkmund’s Church in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: Third of seven children born to Annie Clarke. George’s father was probably Robert Clarke (from the …

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James Arrowsmith

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 30 September 1885 Family: Eldest of five children born to William and Caroline Arrowsmith. In 1952 he married Emily Eliza Dunn. The 1939 Register identified his wife as Edith D Arrowsmith which suggests he may have been …

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John Albert Wood

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: In Ellesmere, Shropshire on 24 July 1894.  Family: The fifth child of James Albert and Sarah Jane Wood of Lock House, Grindley Brook, Whitchurch, Shropshire. In 1920 he married Millicent A Boughey and together they had 3 children – George A …

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John Charles Ralphs

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 26 March 1897. Family: The first son of Arthur and Eliza Ralphs of 2 Edgeley Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. John married Nellie Brassey in 1924; our research suggests they had a child together – John A. Civilian Occupation: By the age of …

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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