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 …


Harold Butler

King's Liverpool Regiment

Personal Details Born: 11 September 1894 and baptised on 3 October 1894. Family: He was the second son of John William and Cecilia Mary Butler of 4 Waymills, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Harold married Harriet Davies in 1920 and together they had 2 children …


Reuben Breslin

Born in Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales on 3 December 1898, the second son of George and Margaret Ellen Breslin of Whitchurch Road, Hanmer, Flintshire, Wales. Reuben’s brother, Fred, also lost his life in the Great War. Regiment : 2nd Battalion South …


Thomas Moore

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

Born in Tunstall, Staffordshire in 1896, the second son of Thomas Moore and the late Lucy Jane Moore of 17 Whitchurch Road, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Regiment : 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers Rank : Private Service Number : 42222 Killed in …


John Mercer

Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1880 (baptised 28th July 1880), the third son of Henry and Margaret Mercer of High Street, Malpas. Husband to Lilian Mercer (nee Latham) of Sandbach, Cheshire; married on 8 November 1915 in St Oswald’s Church, …