Published By Ben Hillidge
‘Puss in Boots‘, Buxton Road Private 202036 George Evans, 13 Bn Cheshire Regiment. Born in Oswestry. His parents lived Croeswylan Cottages, Weston Lane in 1917.
3 Tory Cottages & Kent Cottages Corporal 106564 Mark Jones, Royal Garrison Artillery 234 Siege Battery.
Brookside Villas, Maesbury Private 203047 John Griffiths, 4 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Born in Pontesbury. The family moved to Berriew then to Maesbury. His father was a corn miller/merchant had a busines in Oswestry at 28 Oswald Road. See also 17 Gate Street re father’s bankruptcy in 1923.
‘Crumpwell’, Maesbury Trooper 257 George Frank, 1 Bn Australian Light Horse. In 1901 at Park Avenue Oswestry. Emigratred to Australia 1911.
‘Pool House’, Maesbury Marsh Driver 653 John Fernyhough, 2/1 Bn Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery. Also at Kensington Gardens Oswestry.
Yew Tree House, Ball Sergeant R/3713 John Alfred Bailey, Hood Bn, Royal Naval Division
The Ball Inn, Maesbury Private 31080 George Edward Gauge (Maesbury War Memorial)
Pentre Maes, Maesbury – also at Well House, St Winifrid’s Well, West Felton – Sergeant 49108 Andrew Lewis, Maesbury War Memorial
Hopton Villa, Maesbury Marsh Corporal 15375 JE (George Edward) Price Maesbury War Memorial
Coopers Row, Maesbury Driver T4/084599 Joseph Kempster Maesbury War Memorial
21 Evelyn Street, Eccles & 11 Bridlington Avenue, Pendleton Private 39395 Bertie Cross, 16 Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. Home after his marriage.
3 Harry Street, Buxton St, London Road Private 7562 James A Fraser, 9 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, Formerly 2Bn KSLI. Family orginally from Scotland James was born in London and lived at Park Avenue, and Jennings Road, Oswestry.
26 Marple Street, Openshaw and 14 Burton Street Gorton BROTHERS Private 47268 Joseph (Henry) Whiteley, 19 Bn Manchester Regiment. and Private 2261 Bert (James Bertram) Whiteley, 1/7 Bn Manchester Regiment. They lived on Gate Street in Oswestry. Joseph was born Huddersfield and Bert in Oswestry.
‘Walkmill Cottage’ Private 15559 Thomas Mills, 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. In Oswestry lived on Oakhurst Road
MARKET DRAYTON, Shropshire
New Street Lanes, Moreton Say and 3, Rhews Cottages, Market Drayton – Lance Serjeant 23197 Victor John Herriman West Felton War Memorial
‘Bronymaen Cottage’ Private 6600 Evan Jones, 2 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. No known address in Oswestry
Pen y Coed Private 17292 William H Corbett, 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Gardener living at Meifod.
‘Weston Cottage’ & ‘Red House’ & ‘The Cottage’ Acting Bombardier 1797 George Edwards, 92 Battery Royal Field Artillery. George’s family homes born and lived most of his life in Middleton. Moving for work before the war and enlisting in Birmingham.
Lewin Road Lance Corporal 24301 Edward Sweeney, 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. In Oswestry lived on Ash Road.
MORDA Village just outside Oswestry on the way to Welshpool. Gronwen an area of Morda
2 Beaconsfield Terrace Private 115285 Edward Jones, 35 Bn Machine Gun Corps.
Bryn Morda Cottages Private 59956 John E Bullock, 24 Bn Welsh Regiment. Birthplace. Cottages by the bridge in Morda. In 1911 at 13 Mardy Terrace, Merthyr Tydfil. Parents at Rosedale, Sweeney Road
Drill Cottage, Morda Rookery Private 52641 George T Kirk, 1/8 Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. Also lived at Upper Weston Cottage / Brook Villa, Weston
Gordon Square Private 4960 Thomas Jones, 3/1 Bn Herefordshire Regiment. His widow remarried, Mrs Wynne, and lived here.
Lake Vyrnwy Terrace Private 24196 Joshua Chetwode, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. & brother Private 24963 John E Chetwode, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. No Known address in Oswestry.
Llwyn y Mapsis, Morda Second Lieutenant George Hughes, 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. and brother Second Lieutenant Charles H Hughes, 14 Bn Welsh Regiment. A farm near Morda. George moved to Liverpool to work for London and Midland Bank. Charles had an apprenticeship with Cambrian Railways.
Morda Factory Cottages Corporal 26963 William H Roberts, 4 Bn The King’s Liverpool Regiment. and brothers Able Seaman, Bristol Z/9058 Ernest M Roberts, Royal Naval Reserve, Nelson Battalion. and Private 19735 Albert S Roberts 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry.
Morda School Private 15347 Geoffrey Davies, 10 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. House for the school.
2 Roseberry Terrace Private 73090 Cyril Jones, 9 Bn Royal Fusiliers. His parent’s home at the time of his death given as Kitchener House, Morda. Also at Llwyn House, Llwyn Road.
Corporal, 10910 Jack Roberts, 19 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Living with grandparents BROTHER TO – Private 10037 William Roberts, 1 / 4 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. LIving with parents. Their father lived at 8 Duke Street and 32 Gate Street, Oswestry
13 Rock Terrace, Treforis, Abetirwe Second Lieutenant BDR Davies, Royal Flying Corps, Born Swansea moved to work in a bank in Oswestry boarded on Stewart Road.
MYDDLE, Ellesmere, Shropshire Village 10 miles north of Shrewsbury
Private 21425 William Husbands, 6 Bn King’ Shropshire Light Infantry. CWGC entry also at 52 Parry’s Buildings, Oswestry.