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NEWNS, Samuel – Gresford War Memorial

Samuel’s family history is the same as Robert Henry Newns, please read his story. Samuel Newns in the UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 tells us that he was born in Oswestry and […]

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NEWNS, Robert Henry – Gresford War Memorial

Robert Henry & Samuel Newns were brothers, please see Samuel’s story. Robert Henry Newns was born in the March Quarter of 1885 (Shropshire Volume: 6a Page: 720) and Baptised on the 20th April 1885 in […]

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ROBERTS, Samuel – Gresford War Memorial

Samuel Roberts is the older brother of John (Jack) Roberts* and he was born circa 1887, he was baptised at All Saint’s Church, Gresford on the 7th August 1887, the son of James & Rebecca […]

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ROOPER, Ralph Bonfoy – Gresford War Memorial

Conductor ROOPER Ralph Bonfoy. Croix de Guerre with Palm (France). French Red Cross Society, also British Committee. Died 29th May 1918 Age 23. Born Chester, Cheshire, England. Son of Percy L & Alics Nancy Rooper, […]

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MULVEY, Peter – Gresford War Memorial

Peter Kilbride Mulvey was born in the March Quarter of 1896 (Denbighshire Vol Volume:               11b Page: 215) the son of James & Mary E. Mulvey (nee Jones), who married in a Civil Ceremony in Wrexham […]

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MASSIE, John Hamon – Gresford War Memorial

John Hamon Massie D S O in the UK, De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour, Volume 1, 1914-1919 more or less tells John Hamon’s story:- MASSIE, John Hamon, D.S.O.,Major, Royal Garrison Artillery, yr. s of Edward […]

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KENDRICK, William – Gresford War Memorial

William Kendrick was born circa 1883, the son of William & Margaret Kendrick (nee Williams) who, I believe, married in the December Quarter of 1882 in Kington.  (Kington  Vol. 6a, Page 1073)   The district Kington […]