George Webster

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 17 February 1895 in Liverpool, Lancashire and baptised on 3 April the same year at All Saints Church, Stoneycroft, Lancashire. Family: Lived with father William Alfred, mother Annie and sister and brothers Hilda, Albert, Richard and Stanley. …


Samuel Webster

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details Born: 15 March 1898. Family: The first child of Samuel and Mary Webster of 15 Barlows Yard, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: He was working at cable makers British Insulated Cables Ltd Norfolk prior to enlisting. Residence: He lived at 5 Castle Hill, …


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 …