WREXHAM, during the 1914-18 war felt the full impact of the hardships and heartbreaks of war. Hightown Barracks, as the depot of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers saw the hasty mobilisation of troops for active service in France and Wrexham was familiar with the ceremonial departure of battalions for the front.
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The Wrexham to Ellesmere Line, previous stop was Hightown Halt next stop on the line is Cadburys sidings. Preceding Station/Halt Following Station/Halt Back to Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway. Total Page Visits: 1727 – Today Page [more]
Thomas Clarke was the son of William Clarke and Charlotte; he was born in Hungerford Berkshire about 1817. The family were living in Bray, but by 1851 Thomas is a soldier in the Infantry Barracks [more][more]
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 [more][more]