George Henry Roberts

Personal Details Born: 12 June 1889 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 6 September the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the fourth of five children born to Alfred Roberts, a cornfactor grocer, and his …


John Hassall Maddocks

Personal Details Born: 24 July 1876 in Bangor, Flintshire, Wales and baptised on 27 August the same year in Worthenbury Parish Church, Flintshire. Family: He was the second of nine children born to Samuel Redropp Maddocks, a farmer, and his …


Henry Barratt Pidduck

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born: 3 November 1894 in Sale, Cheshire. Family: He was the eldest of six children born to James Cresswell Pidduck, a cattle food agent and paper merchant, and his wife Polly. He married Elma Helen between 1921 and …


Herbert Dodd

Personal Details Born: In 1888 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 21 June the same year in the Congregational Church, Whitchurch. Family: He was the fifth of eight children born to George Dodd, a builder, and his wife Mary Jane. …


George Percy Simon

Second Life Guards

Personal Details Born: 23 January 1894 in Willaston, Prees, Shropshire and baptised 4 March the same year in Calverhall Parish Church. Family: He was the eldest of four children born to George Simon, a dairy farmer, and his wife Mary …


George Briggs

Personal Details Born:  9 May 1893 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 25 June 1893 at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Whitchurch. Family:  He was one of five children born to John Briggs, a boot maker, and his wife Sarah Grace …


Alfred Baddeley

Shropshire Yeomanry

Personal Details Born 1885 Next of kin – Mrs Baddeley, Lower Morrey, Shavington (wife) Civilian occupation – Farmer Military Details Regiment : Shropshire Yeomanry Rank : Sergeant, Corporal Service Number : 887 01/04/1908 Enlisted with Shropshire Yeomanry as Private & …


William Tomlinson

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

William Joseph Tomlinson, born in Wollerton, Shropshire in 1890, first son of William and Elizabeth Tomlinson of Lawn Farm, Calverhall, Whitchurch, Shropshire. William worked on his father’s farm. Regiment : 1st/1st Squadron Shropshire Yeomanry, attached to 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment …