Published By Ben Hillidge
- Hotels & Catering, Licence trade
Private 22989 William Elcock, 20 Bn The King’s (Liverpool Regiment). – in 1901 was apprentice upholsterer but at the war was a barman in Liverpool.
Sergeant T/354807 Harry Walker, Royal Army Service Corps Camel Transport. Father the publican at Admiral Benbow Ruyton XI Town and later at Wynnstay Arms, Llanrhaeadr. At 1911 he is working with father at Ruyton. He also a baker at Rhosymedre 1901.
Private 33126 Samuel Overton, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry attch 83 Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Worked at Castle Hotel, Castle Street, Oswestry
Gunner 98029 Arthur W Edwards, 205 Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery. – parents publicans at Star Inn Langollen and sister at Railway Hotel Oswestry
Sergeant 200900 John J Phillips, 9 Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. joiner/carpenter then at Plough Hotel Rhosymedre
Private 360264 Ralph Evans, 1/10 Bn The King’s Liverpool Regiment (Liverpool Scottish). Father publican at Old White Lion (Top White) Willow Street, Oswestry
Wynnstay Hotel, Church Street, Oswestry
Private 22116 Frederick Johnson, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. DoW 23 June 1917, Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Billiard Marker at Wynnstay Hotel. His father, William Johnson, was the publican White Hart Inn, Upper Church Street,
Private 158 Edward Farmer, 4 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Discharged 28 October 1914 and since died – April 1915, Oswestry General Cemetery servant boot boy at Wynnstay Hotel, and later a carter.
- Hudson Bay Company
Lieutenant Frederick H Davies, 10 Bn Canadian Infantry. KIA 1 May 1917, Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont St. Eloi a department manager with the Hudson Bay Company at Calgary, Alberta, Canada.