Joseph Thomas Edge

Personal Details Born: 6 October 1879 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 12 November the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church. Family: He was the sixth of eight surviving children of Joseph Edge, a general labourer, and his wife Sarah. …

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John Ernest Ellison

Personal Details Born: 17 July 1887 in Ightfield, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: He was the eldest of five children born to John Ellison, a bricklayer, and his wife Jane. He married Mary Jones in 1915 in Ellesmere, Shropshire and together they …

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Ernest Robert Cork

Welsh Regiment

Personal Details Born: 7 January 1875 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 5 February that year, with his sister, Louisa Margaret, in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church. Family: He was the fourth of ten children born to Henry Cork, a master plumber, …

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George Lambert Francis

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born:   11 April 1899 in Chelmarsh, Shropshire and baptised 25 June 1899 at Chelmarsh Parish Church. Family:   He was the fourth of five children born to George Edward Francis and his wife Henrietta, nee Beach. No marriage can …

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William Henry Crump

Welsh Regiment

Personal Details Born: 7 April 1896 Family: The second son of  William and Annie Crump of Clutton Handley, Cheshire. William married Rachel E Sinclair in 1924 and together they had 4 children – William H, Raymond, Sheila M and Gillian F. …

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George Boycott

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Born in Malpas, Cheshire on 14th November 1898 (baptised 1st January 1899), the fourth son of William and Elizabeth Boycott of 180 Broomfield Road, Coventry; formerly of Old Hall Street, Malpas, Cheshire. George showed his occupation as general labourer when …

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Frederick Whitney

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Born in Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire in April 1890, the fourth son of the late Robert and the late Sarah Whitney of 1 Church Cottages, Prees, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1911 census shows Frederick as a plasterer’s server. Frederick’s older brother William …

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William Bradshaw

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William Thomas Bradshaw was born in Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1899, the third son of William and Mary Jane Bradshaw of Heath Lane Farm, Whitchurch, Shropshire. William’s joining up papers record him as a farm assistant. Regiment : 18th Battalion Welsh …

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Gilbert Vawdrey

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Gilbert Lloyd Vawdrey was born in Tushingham, Cheshire on 26th September 1897, the only son of the late Rev. Llewelyn Brookes Vawdrey and Louisa Mary Vawdrey of Tushingham Hall, Cheshire. Gilbert attended Radley College, gaining a place at the Royal …

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Oswald Lloyd

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Born in Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire on 10th June 1895, the eldest son of Sarah Jane Lloyd of the same address. Regiment : 2nd Battalion Welsh Regiment Rank : Private Service Number : 25805 Killed in action; France 9 September 1916 Aged 21