Great Wyrley’s Fallen: Alfred Whitehouse

Posted: April 20, 2015 in Soldiers, War Memorials, WWI
Alfred Whitehouse (Cannock Library)

Alfred Whitehouse
(Cannock Library)

I thought it was time to return to the Great Wyrley fallen and the name I chose was that of EA Whitehouse. This man, I felt secure, would not be an error – after all, the Whitehouse family have been very prominent in the village over time: the farm that once stood on the Walsall Road, opposite the Swan Inn, and demolished when Brook Lane was driven through was called Whitehouse Farm and, added to this, there are the names of twelve other Whitehouse men that served and survived on the pillar plaques either side of the gates. Sadly of course, I was to be wrong..

  1. SJ says:

    Very interesting need this for mag if that’s okay

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