Thomas Frederick Powell

Personal Details Born: 13 January 1884 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 30 March the same year in Whitchurch Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Family: He was the second of four children born to Benjamin Blyth Powell, a general labourer, and his wife …

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Alfred Hollands

Personal Details Born:  27 January 1881 in Prees, Shropshire and baptised on 27 February at St. Chad’s, Prees. Family: He was the youngest of three children born to Thomas Hollands, a shoemaker, and his wife Harriet. He married Alice Crewe …

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George Mottram

Personal Details Born: 23 August 1892 in Ash, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the youngest of three children born to Thomas Mottram, a gravel getter, and his wife Mary. He married Ethel C Charles in 1917 in Whitchurch; we cannot …

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Ernest Drury

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born:   Ernest and his twin brother, Frederick, were born 26 August 1886 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire and baptised at St. Paul`s Parish Church, Burton upon Trent on 10 October 1886. Family:  He was one of three children …

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Samuel Woollam

Personal Details Born: 24th May 1883. Family: The seventh child of John and Elizabeth Woollam of Chemistry, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Samuel married Mary Morris in 1903 and was father to William, John, Phyllis, Solomon, Samuel and Clifford. Civilian Occupation: He was a plasterer by …

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