Herbert James Whelan

HERBERT JAMES WHELAN

Bert Whelan was an enthusiastic sportsman born and brought up in West Kirby who enlisted early and died at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli.

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Corporal Herbert James ‘Bert’ Whelan

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Alexander Edwards

ALEXANDER EDWARDS

Alexander Edwards was probably, at 60, the oldest man with a local connection to die due to the war. Like most of the other older men to die, he died at sea. We only know about him from this family grave at St Bridget, West Kirby,

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Edwards family grave at St Bridget, West Kirby

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