Thomas William Rogers

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 20 October 1888, birth registered in Whitchurch. Family: Third of nine children born to Richard and Fanny Rogers. In late 1916 Thomas married Winifred Challoner in Whitchurch, Shropshire and together they had four children, Dorothy H, Winifred …

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Thomas Lucas

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 1880 in Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the only child born to Thomas Lucas, a railway clerk, and his wife Harriet, nee Henshall. He married Elizabeth Smith on 12 December 1908 at St Mary`s Church, Stafford, …

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Richard Herbert Wainwright

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 1876 in Whitchurch, Shropshire Family: He was the second child of Thomas and Martha Wainwright and had four brothers George, Thomas, James and Jack and one sister Martha. He married Rose Hannah Griffith in Whitchurch in 1905. The 1911 census lists …

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Charles Yapp

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 1889 in Clun, Shropshire and baptised on 8 September 1889 at Wentnor Parish Church, Shropshire. Family: He was the third of eight children born to Joseph Yapp, a farm labourer, and his wife Sarah. He married Kathleen …

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Joseph Purcell

Royal Engineers

Personal Details Born: In 1877 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised, with his sister Lucy, on 8 July the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the youngest of nine children born to William Purcell, a gardener, …

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Herbert Thomas Henshall

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: In 1881 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He married Emily Allen in 1904 in Chorlton, Lancashire and together they had one child, William. Residence: In 1911 he was living at 24 Dane Road, Sale, Cheshire; in 1914 he …

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John Horton

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 21 April 1897 in Tilstock, Shropshire. Family: He was the fourth of six children born to Arthur Horton, a bricklayer, and his wife  Mary Hannah. He married Mary Elizabeth May Giles in 1936 in Wallasey, Cheshire and …

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Thomas Edwards

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 3 April 1896 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 17 April 1896 in St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was one of six surviving children born to Arthur Edwards, a railway platelayer and his wife, Harriet. He …

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Tom Hutchings

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 3 January 1881 in Kilrush, Clare, Ireland. Family: The 1881 and 1891 Irish census records were destroyed in WW1, so research has been unable to identify his parents. He married Frances Ann McCarthy in 1907 in Pembrokeshire, Wales. …

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William Frederick Groom

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born:  16 June 1887, Whitchurch Shropshire and baptised 3 July at St. Alkmund`s Parish Church. Family: He was the second of five children born to William Groom, a blacksmith, and his wife Elizabeth. He married Lillian M. Green, …

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Ernest Reio Hayward

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 26 June 1880 in Bridgnorth, Shropshire and baptised on 25 July in the same year in Worfield, Shropshire. Family: He was the only child of George Hayward, a brewer’s drayman, and his wife Mary Ann. He married …

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John Gosnell

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 16 February 1896 in Hengoed, Shropshire and baptised 25 June 1896 at Hengoed Parish Church. Family: He was the third of eight children born to William Gosnell, an agricultural labourer, and his wife Elizabeth.  He married Alice Spender Quarter …

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Walter Ernest Bebbington

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 15 July 1885 in Birkenhead, Cheshire and baptised 27 September 1885 in Malpas, Cheshire. Family: He was the second of three children born to Robert Bebbington, a shoemaker, and his wife Annie Bebbington. Walter married Annie Garner …

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Neville Broadbent

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born   Not known Family:   Not known Residence:   At the time of the Spring 1919 Absent Voters list for Whitchurch, Shropshire, Neville`s address was given as 43 Newtown, Whitchurch. Employment:   Not known Died:   Not known Military Details Regiment:   Royal …

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Charles Boynton

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born:  1 April 1880 in Upper Whitley, Huddersfield, Yorkshire and baptised on 1 May 1880 at St. John the Evangelist Parish Church, Lepton, Yorkshire. Family:  He was the second of three children born to James Boynton, a coachman, …

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Archibald Alexander Josiah Crosse

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: 14 May 1885 and baptised at Wesleyan Methodist Church, Whitchurch on 7 June. Family: Fifth of seven children born to Josiah Rowlands and Ann Lydia Crosse. In 1912 Archibald married Florence E Jackson in Walsall and they …

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Ronald James Stewart Beddoe

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born:   In Stroud Green, Hornsey, London in 1885. Family:  He was the first of 5 children born to Robert Jones Beddoe, a mechanical engineer, and his wife Minnie (nee Hatfield). His siblings were Helen, Edith, Hubert and Arthur. In …

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Charles Herbert Bennion

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born:  1883 and baptised 23rd May 1883 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family:  He was the youngest of ten children born to Harry Bennion, a grocer, and his wife Margaret Ellen (nee Baker). He married Annie Stockton Quarter 3 1918 …

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John Casewell

Royal Garrison Artillery

Personal Details Born: Born 30 March 1891 and baptised 7 June 1891. Also recorded with surname Caswell. Family: Eldest of six children born to John and Jane Caswell. In November 1912 he married Beatrice Speake in Whitchurch, Shropshire and during …

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William Lister

Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details Born: 21 August 1898. Family: The third son of William and Annie Lister of Steele Heath, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire. William married Mary Ellen Herriman in 1920 and together they had 3 children – Joseph W, Edna M and Percy A. Civilian …

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William Mort

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Born in Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire in 1887, the eldest son of James and Mary Mort of Greaves Lane East, Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire. Husband to Edith Ellen Mort (nee Jones) (married on 4th February 1913) of Sunnyside, Chorlton Lane, Malpas, Cheshire. …

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