Robert Radcliffe

Robert Radcliffe Robert Radcliffe (Bob) was the Uncle of Parishioner Irene Collins. He lived with the family until he was called up in 1918 and enrolled in the Northumberland Fusiliers. He was trained as a machine gunner and then sent, not to the western Front, but to Russia to assist in Churchill’s little known campaign […]

Robert Radcliffe

Corporal Fred White

Corporal Fred White 7th Manchester Regiment Parishioner Mavis Kinghorn’s Grandad was award the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.) “for conspicuous gallantry on 7th August 1915, at Krithia Nullah, Gallipoli. After all the Officers and N.C.O.’s had fallen, Corporal White took command and rallied the men who were wavering under a close and withering fire. His bravery […]

Corporal Fred White

Private Daniel Hanvey

Private Daniel Hanvey, 19th Battalion Manchester Regiment The Grandfather of Parishioner Anne Feeley, Daniel was born in Manchester in 1891. He enlisted on 4th January 1915 at the age of 24 having married Anne’s Grandmother (Catherine) only four days before on the 30th December. After 10 months in England Daniel was posted with his Battalion […]

Private Daniel Hanvey

Alfred Hinton

Alfred Hinton 1st World War Soldier 1914 – 1918 Albert Hinton, Grandfather of parishioner Rose Cooper, was born on 6th June 1890 and fought as a soldier in the First World War. He lived in the small market town of Wem in Shropshire and worked as a postman when he left school. He and Rose’s […]

Alfred Hinton