William George Griffiths

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 1 July 1898 in Broughall, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the second of seven children born to George Griffiths, a bricklayer, and his wife Mary Jane. He married Sarah Elizabeth Allman in 1925 in Oswestry and together they …

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Moses Stanworth

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born: 8 May 1883 in Wellington, Shropshire and baptised 27 June 1883 at St. George`s Parish Church, Wellington.  Family:  He was the only son of John Stanworth, an iron worker and his wife Mary Jane, nee Rosson. His …

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James Downward

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: In October 1879 in Bronington, Flintshire, Wales and baptised 18 July 1880 in Bronington Parish Church. Family: He was the son of William Downward, a labourer, and his wife Emma. He married Margaret Davies on 2 December …

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Thomas Roderick Hinde

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 11 June 1898 in Tilstock, Shropshire and baptised there on 7 August the same year. Family: He was the third of five children of Joseph Henry Hinde, a carpenter, and his wife Elizabeth. He married Ruth Dorricott …

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George Thomas Bailey

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details Born:  30 November 1892 at Bunbury, Cheshire. Family:  He was one of five children born to Thomas Bailey, a canal inspector, and his wife Elizabeth (nee Venables). George does not appear to have married. Residence:  In 1901 the …

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Sydney Phillips

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 9 January 1888. Family: The first child of George and Mary Phillips of Field House, Wigland, Cheshire. Civilian Occupation: Domestic gardener Residence: In 1939 he lived at The Bothy, Blithfield Gardens, Rugeley, Staffordshire. Died: On 28 January 1956 aged 68.   Other …

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James Madeley

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 1886. Family: The second son of James and Mary Madeley. James was married to Nellie and together they had 3 children – Jack, Hilda and William. Civilian Occupation: He was a labourer. Residence: At the time of enlisting, he lived at …

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Alfred Jarvis

Cheshire Regiment

Personal Details Born: 11 July 1881 (baptised on 29 July 1891) in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: The first child of Alfred and Fanny Jarvis of 41b Newtown, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Alfred married Clara Smith on the 3 October 1916 and together had 5 children …

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Military Medal

Military Medal

The following Whitchurch men were recipients of the Military Medal : 59782 L./C. Charles Williams, Machine Gun Corps Whitchurch, Shropshire – 26 August 1918 192447 L./C. (A. /2nd Cpl.) T. Davies, Royal Engineers Whitchurch, Shropshire – 18 October 1918 57253 Pte. …

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Alfred Ashley

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1891 (christened 30th December 1891), the son of Mrs Sarah Ashley. Husband of Alice Mullock, formerly Ashley (nee Edwards) (married 26th January 1915) of Bickerton, Malpas, Cheshire and father to Alice Helena (baptised 28 November …

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John Taylor

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John Richard Taylor was born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1898, the eldest son of the late William Henry Taylor and Mrs Martha Taylor of Rose Cottage, Higher Wych, Malpas, Cheshire. Regiment : 3rd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers Rank : Private …

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James Evans

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Born in Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales in 1886, the second son of the late Thomas Evans and Ruth Evans of Island Green Cottage, Wrexham, Wales. James enlisted on 27th October 1905, serving at home and in India and Burma before being …

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John Hazledine

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John Turner Clough Hazledine, born in Llandudno, Wales in 1876, the third son of Sarah Grace Boevey Vaughan (formerly Hazledine) and the late John Rowland Lovell Hazledine of Burlton Hall, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. John’s brother the Rev. William Clough Hazledine was …

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