Frank Clayton

Royal Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: 19 September 1898 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Family: Only son of Thomas and Ann Clayton. In 1931 Frank married Hilda A Heatley in Whitchurch. They had one daughter, Margaret, born in 1932 in Whitchurch. Residence: In 1901 Frank …


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 …