Edward Hext Kendall

EDWARD HEXT KENDALL

This biography was written by Linda Trim

Brave aviator flying a Sopwith Camel shot down in Belgium

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Edward Hext Kendall

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John Lewin

JOHN LEWIN

This biography was written by Victoria Doran.

Despite a health problem as a teenager, John Lewin was a member of a Pioneer Battalion doing heavy manual work near the Front Line when he died in an unusual accident. He was brought up in Huyton, where his father still lived, so is also commemorated on the Huyton with Roby War Memorial.

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Geoffrey Ellison Wilkinson

GEOFFREY ELLISON WILKINSON

This biography was written by Victoria Doran.

Geoffrey Wilkinson is not included on any of the local Wirral memorials, but his death was noted in the Deeside Advertiser as he was well known locally having been a boarding pupil at Braeside School.

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Geoffrey Wilkinson in 1913 aged about 15

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William Owen Lewis

WILLIAM OWEN LEWIS

This biography was written by Victoria Doran.

Owen Lewis was from a family which was still Welsh speaking, although the last two generations had all been born on Merseyside. At Liverpool University when war was declared, unlike many contemporaries, Owen decided to complete his degree before entering cadet training about July 1916.

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