Harold Edwin Davies

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 9 July 1892 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the youngest of seven children born to Edwin Davies, a clothier, and his wife Lucy Emma. He married Emily Christina Bradbury in 1919 in Whitchurch and together they …

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George Basford

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born:  7 May 1890 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the second of seven children born to Joseph Basford, a bricklayer, and his wife Mary (nee Fowles). George married Ada Edwards in 1925 and together they had one …

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Arthur Malcolm Venables

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 19 October 1897. Family: The fifth child of Samuel Hughes and Sarah Jane Venables of Glendale House, 34 Talbot Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Brother of Harry Venables who died of illness 15 November 1918 and is commemorated on the Whitchurch …

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Arthur Henry Reid

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 24 September 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: The fifth son of Henry and Elsie Reid of Park Street, Wellington, Shropshire. Arthur married Dora Sylvia Mary Meaton in 1915 and together they had 2 children – Doreen and Sheila. Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he …

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John Thomas Owen

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: 4 December 1894. Family: The only son of Thomas Daniel and Martha Owen of 9 Egerton Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. John married Margaret A Gibbons in 1926 and our research suggests they had a daughter, Margaret A. Civilian Occupation: He was employed …

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