John Sydney Edge

Royal Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: In 1891 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and known as Sydney. Family: He was the son of Elizabeth Edge. Elizabeth married Daniel Sherbrooke, a painter and decorator, in 1900; Daniel had three children by a previous marriage. Sydney married Constance …

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Frederick Moore

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born: 29 September 1872 in Prees, Shropshire. He was also known as Frederic Moores. Family: He was the grandson of Sarah Moore. He married Florence Gribbin on 19 October 1901 in Prestwich, Lancashire and together they had four …

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John James Price

Royal Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 14 July 1894 in Halghton, Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales and baptised on 16 September the same year in Hanmer Parish Church. Family: He was the younger of two children born to William Price, a joiner, and his wife …

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Frank Clayton

Royal Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 19 September 1898 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: Only son of Thomas and Ann Clayton. In 1931 Frank married Hilda A Heatley in Whitchurch. They had one daughter, Margaret, born in 1932 in Whitchurch. Residence: In 1901 Frank …

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Charles Jackson

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born:  In 1876 or 1877 in Malpas, Cheshire and baptised on 8 April 1877 in St Oswald’s Church, Malpas. Family: He was the son of Jane Jackson. He married Mary Elizabeth Jones on 9 September 1915 in Oswestry, …

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Samuel Boaz

Royal Fusiliers

Personal Details Born:  9 March 1896 at Grindley Brook, Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 1 April 1896 at St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family:   He was the youngest of three children born to Samuel Boaz, a canal boatman, and …

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