Clement Edge

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 21st May 1881 and baptised June 23rd at St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury. Family: Second of six children born to Edwin and Ellen Edge. In 1907 Clement married Annie Haycocks at Whitchurch, Shropshire. Together they had three children, …

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Thomas William Batho

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 29 August 1899 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 3 December 1899 in Tilstock, Shropshire. Family: He was the only child born to George Booth Batho, a farmer, and his wife Mary Parsons Batho. He married May Elizabeth …

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John Butler Cooke

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 20 March 1883 in Ellesmere, Shropshire. Family: Eldest of four children born to Isaac and Harriet Cooke. In August 1915 he married Harriet Groom in Malpas, Cheshire; she had previously been his assistant in the draper’s shop. …

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Frank Williams

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 12 May 1891. Family: The first child of Thomas and Martha Williams of 122 Wrexham Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. He married Beatrice E James on the 2 October 1918 who was living at 126 Shawbury Road, Shawbury, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he …

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John Brereton Huxley

Royal Flying Corps

Personal Details Born: 1 July 1898 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: The third child of John Brereton and Ethel Huxley of 20 Station Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: In 1939 he was working as an Agricultural Tractor Dealer and Air Ministry Contractor. Residence: In …

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Leonard Parker

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Born in Bix, Oxfordshire on 22nd February 1886 (baptised 21st March 1886), the fifth son of The Honourable and Reverend Algernon Robert Parker and Mrs Emma Jane Anne Parker of Macefen Hall, Maesfen, Malpas, Cheshire. Leonard attended Marlborough College and …

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