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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:PrivateThomas BARLOW 10858 or 10656
Service:Household Cavalry(Bedfordshire Yeomanry)
Died:8 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Thomas & Mary Barlow of Shocklach.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal William Eardley GOFF 230873
Service:King's Shropshire Light Infantry(10th Bn.)
Died:18 Sep 1918
Details:Born in Crewe by Farndon. Son of William & Anne Goff of Shocklach.
Cemetery or Memorial:Inicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile, Aisne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private George GRIFFITHS 40538
Service:Manchester Regiment(20th Bn.)
Died:3 April 1917
Details:Son of Mrs S & the late Richard Griffiths, of Cholton Lane, Malpas. Brother of William Griffiths (below).
Cemetery or Memorial:Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William GRIFFITHS100328
Service:Machine Gun Corps Cavalry
Died:31 Dec 1917
Details:Son of Richard & Sarah Griffiths, of Cholton Lane, Malpas. Brother of George Griffiths (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Hadra War Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Stanley HAYNES PLY/597(S)
Service:Royal Marine Light Infantry(Plymouth Bn. R.N. Div.)
Died:28 May 1915
Details:Born in Oswestry. Son of George & S Haynes, Bangor Road, Overton, Flintshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Arthur HOUGH 40548 & 1809
Service:Manchester Regiment(20th Bn.)formerlyCheshire Yeomanry
Died:10 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs James Hough, of Pursa Farm, Shocklach.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Arthur HUGHES 213944
Service:Royal Field Artillery
Died:29 Dec 1917
Details:Son of Thomas & Mary Ann Hughes, of Little Green, Shocklach. Brother of Thomas Hughes (below).
Cemetery or Memorial:Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:GunnerThomas HUGHES 137988
Service:Royal Field Artillery("D" Bty. 82nd Bde.)
Died:3 Sep 1918
Details:Son of Thomas & Mary Ann Hughes, of Little Green, Shocklach. Brother of Arthur Hughes (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Combles Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Frank William MORGAN 9951
Service:Cheshire Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:19 Feb 1915
Details:Born in Altrincham, Cheshire. Worked at The Hough, Malpas.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.




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