Published By Ben Hillidge
WEST FELTON, Shropshire
Fox & Hounds pub – father was publican Private 17261 Frank Buckle St Martin’s & west Felton WM
The Grange Major William La Touche Congreve West Felton War Memorial – childhood home of his father and grandmother’s home
Grange cottages – Private 19365 Arthur George Collins West Felton War Memorial
‘Grimpo Cottage’ Sapper 62361 Austin Ledwith, Royal Engineers 13 Divisional Signal Coy (Telegraphist). Home with his wife.
Grimpo – living as a boarder – Lance Serjeant 23197 Victor John Herriman West Felton War Memorial
Rose Cottage, Grimpo – post 1911 home of Private 45094 Harry Huxley West Felton War Memorial
Hailstones Farm, Tedsmore Road – Private 9995 Laban James West Felton War Memorial
‘Manor Farm’ Private 19742 Albert Smith, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. and brother Private 19743 Alfred Smith, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Dovaston. Also farmed at haughton West Felton. Both brothers employed on the farm in 1911.
‘Tedsmore Bank’ Sapper 160668 Edwin E Hancocks, Royal Engineers, att. Royal Flying Corps. Birthplace. Also at 77 Salop Road, Sandford House with his grandmother.
Brigadier General Mainwaring George Jacson West Felton War Memorial
‘The Hollies’— Private 235660 Eric Withers Edwards, 4 Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers – also at Aston
2 Private 43024 Richard Ellis West Felton War Memorial
6 Private 16909 John Butler, West Felton WM
The Nursery, West Felton.
Private 10191 Albert Foulkes– West Felton War Memorial
Queen’s Head – Private 10829 George A Corbett, 1/4Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, Queen’s Head, West Felton his birth place In Oswestry lived Llys Lane, Castle Street and Llwyn Place.
WESTON RHYN, Shropshire
Albert Square Private 12301 Boaz Griffiths, 6 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. His widowed father would live at Vine Cottages, Albert Road.
Private 17038 JJ Morris, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Birthplace. Family moved around living at Chirk and Llanymynech. By the end of war his parents on Duke Street, Oswestry.
Weston Cotton & ‘The Firs’, Weston Private 4234 Rueben Williams, 26 Bn Australian Infantry. Weston Mill his father owned a mill. 1901/11 before emigrating – see also Private 52641 George T Kirk
Evans Passage, High Street Private 26409 George L Williams, 7 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Also lived at Orchard Street, Oswestr.y
18 & 17 Raven Street & 8 Powells Row Private 9956 John Fitzhenry, 1 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Birthplace. Addresses given for his father. Lived on Willow Street, Oswestry.
7 Chickerell Road Second Lieutenant Ferdinand L Hughes, 25 Bn Machine Gun Corps. Also lived at Holyhead, Angelsey and 12 Victoria Road, Oswestry.
Pioneer 130317 William Boylin, 2nd Special Battalion Royal Engineers. Birthplace in Oswestry lived on Duke Street.
Private 11034 Thomas Roberts, 5 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Given as his residence on enlisting. His father lived on Beatrice Street, Oswestry.
Chirk Road Private 40016 Godfrey Reynolds, 2/7 Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. Also lived at 70 Park Avenue, Oswestry.
4 Boot Street Private 66027 GH Humphreys, 7 Bn RWF transferred to 67 Coy Labour Corps. Also lived at Gobowen & Whittington Road.
Malt Kiln House Private 49023 Albert W Phillipson, 2/4 Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Born Enfield by 1911 in Whittington, Shropshire.
Lance Corporal 8209 Thomas Mills, 1/1Bn Herefordshire Regiment. Lived in Coney Green and Middleton Road. Also at Victoria House Rhayader.
WOOLLEY, WAKEFIELD, Yorkshire
Gunner L/23751 John Empsall, 155 (CLV) Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Worked at Park Hall, Oswestry in the gardens.
WOOTTON, Queen’s Head, Oswestry
Private 116087 Alfred Jones. 5 Bn Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Maesbury & West Felton
WOOLSTON, West Felton
Well Lane – Private 22615 Charles Bethel, 1 West Felton War Memorial
WORFIELD BRIDGE, Shropshire
Lance Corporal L/399 William Nock Price, B Squadron, 12th (Prince of Wales Royal) Lancers. Address on enlisting given as Worfield, born Shrewsbury, worked in Church Stretton and lived York Street Oswestry.
Corporal 1590 Rowland Evans, 4 Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Birthplace. Lived 72a Albert Road, Oswestry.