St Alkmund’s Church Memorial

St Alkmunds Memorial

    St Alkmund’s Church is at the top of Bargate, Whitchurch, next to the site of the original Whitchurch Grammar School. At the west end of the Church is a triptych form war memorial with a central panel of …


Campaign Medals 2

The British War Medal (also known as ‘Squeak’) was a silver or bronze medal awarded to officers and men of the British and Imperial Forces who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 …


Whitchurch Memorial

War Memorial - Whitchurch, Shropshire

  I first started visiting the Battlefields, Cemeteries and Memorials of the Western Front some fifteen years ago. Three years ago I decided to research the names on the War Memorial in Station Road, that’s all they are names, carved …


William Welch

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

William Gordon Welch, born in Frodsham, Cheshire in 1885, the second son of William and Margaret Welch of 12, West View, Chemistry, Whitchurch. Husband of Annie (nee Armstrong) Welch, of St Asaph, Denbighshire and father of Gordon Noel. The 1911 …