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War Memorials

Shocklach

The Shocklach War Memorial commemorates those local people who died in World War I. The memorial takes the form of an ornate marble wall plaque within St Edith's Church.

Shocklach is a village near Malpas in Cheshire, England and sits on the border with Wales.

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
Thomas
BARLOW

10858 or 10656
Household Cavalry
(Bedfordshire Yeomanry)
8 Oct 1918 24 Son of Thomas & Mary Barlow of Shocklach. Vis-en-Artois, Pas de Calais, France.
Lance Corporal
William Eardley
GOFF

230873
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
(10th Bn.)
18 Sep 1918 33 Born in Crewe by Farndon. Son of William & Anne Goff of Shocklach. Inicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile, Aisne, France.
Private
George
GRIFFITHS

40538
Manchester Regiment
(20th Bn.)
3 April 1917 21 Son of Mrs S & the late Richard Griffiths, of Cholton Lane, Malpas. Brother of William Griffiths (below). Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France.
Private
William
GRIFFITHS

100328
Machine Gun Corps Cavalry 31 Dec 1917 19 Son of Richard & Sarah Griffiths, of Cholton Lane, Malpas. Brother of George Griffiths (above). Hadra War Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt.
Private
Stanley
HAYNES

PLY/597(S)
Royal Marine Light Infantry
(Plymouth Bn. R.N. Div.)
28 May 1915 19 Born in Oswestry. Son of George & S Haynes, Bangor Road, Overton, Flintshire. Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Corporal
Arthur
HOUGH

40548 & 1809
Manchester Regiment
(20th Bn.)
formerly
Cheshire Yeomanry
10 Oct 1918 21 Son of Mr & Mrs James Hough, of Pursa Farm, Shocklach. St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
Gunner
Arthur
HUGHES

213944
Royal Field Artillery 29 Dec 1917 19 Son of Thomas & Mary Ann Hughes, of Little Green, Shocklach. Brother of Thomas Hughes (below). Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, Nord, France.
Gunner
Thomas
HUGHES

137988
Royal Field Artillery
("D" Bty. 82nd Bde.)
3 Sep 1918 23 Son of Thomas & Mary Ann Hughes, of Little Green, Shocklach. Brother of Arthur Hughes (above). Combles Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Private
Frank William
MORGAN

9951
Cheshire Regiment
(2nd Bn.)
19 Feb 1915 20 Born in Altrincham, Cheshire. Worked at The Hough, Malpas. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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