George Nunnerley

Personal Details Born: 26 March 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 11 October 1887 at St Alkmund`s Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the youngest of six children born to Thomas Nunnerley, a farmer and his wife Mary Ann, nee …


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 3

The 1914 Star (also known as ‘Pip’) was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who …


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 …


Whitchurch Herald 10th July 1915

Sergeant Nunnerley Northumberland Fusiliers was killed with other comrades by the explosion of a big shell, whilst they were charging the Germans. Sgt Nunnerley worked in the Provincial Bank in Hull before enlisting Whitchurch Herald 10th July 1915