William Walters Shone

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Personal Details Born: 3 June 1895 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 19 June the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the eldest of three children born to William Shone, a gardener, and his wife Sarah, …


Campaign Medals 3

The 1914 Star (also known as ‘Pip’) was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who …


Phillip Shone

The Great War History Hub Whitchurch, shropshire - War dead missing image

Born in Macefen, Malpas, Cheshire in 1897, the third son of Ambrose George and Sarah Shone of Back Lane, Nomansheath, Malpas, Cheshire. Phillip’s enlistment papers show him as a platelayer. Regiment : 1st/1st Field Company, Royal Engineers Rank : Sapper …