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War Memorials

Brynford
Brynffordd

The Brynford War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars. The memorial stands in the grounds of St. Michael’s Church and was dedicated on 2 February 1921.

Brynford (Welsh: Brynffordd) is a village and community near the town of Holywell in Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996, it was in the county of Clwyd.

Brynford War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Pioneer
ELLIS
Robert Thomas

130562
Royal Engineers
("P" Special Coy.)
7 May 1917 21 Son of Thomas & Sarah Ellis, of 10, Neston View, Bagillt. Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
JONES
Daniel Thomas

203997 & 331514
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(4th Bn.)
transf. to
Labour Corps
25 Nov 1918 30 Son of Elizabeth Jones, Smithy Gate,
Pen y Ball,
Holywell
St. Michael's Churchyard, Brynford.
Private
LUKE
John Edward

204143
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
("C" Coy. 17th Bn.)
28 Aug 1917 37 Husband of Grace Luke, of The Bungalow, Holywell. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
LUKE
John Harold

38520
Gloucestershire Regiment
(1st/5th Bn.)
8 Feb 1919 20 Son of Harriett Luke, of Derwen Bach House, Milwr, & the late Joseph Luke. St. Michael's Churchyard, Brynford.
Private
NEEDHAM
Samuel

53918
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
14 May 1917 24 Nephew of Robert and Maria Hughes,
Pwllclai,
Brynford
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
PARRY
Joseph

54636
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(19th Bn.)
28 Sep 1917 Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France.
Lance Corporal
PIERCE
Evan
Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1925 34 Born Northop. Son of John & Mary Pierce, Penrhywlfa, Brynford. Died in Holywell.
Private
PRICE
Daniel

2206
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
29 Aug 1915 23 Son of Ann Price, of Eosfan House, Brynford & the late Robert Price. Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Lance Corporal
PRICE
Emrys
17244
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(13th Bn.)
22 Apr 1916 24 Son of William & Elizabeth Price, of Brynford. Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
Private
WILLIAMS
Edwin

21538
Canadian Infantry
(8th Bn.)
25 Apr 1915 27 Son of Robert & Hannah Williams, Lily Terrace, Brynford. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Lance Sergeant
WILLIAMS
William

240284 & 46864
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
transf. to
Royal Defence Corps
1 Dec 1918 29 Son of Robert and Hannah Williams,
Lily Terrace,
Brynford
St. Michael's Churchyard, Brynford.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Aircraftman 1st Class
EVANS
Tudor Albert

1081239
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 7 Dec 1942 21 Chittagong War Cemetery, Bangladesh.
Private
HUGHES
Peter Kendrick

4201502
South Staffordshire Regiment
(1st Bn.)
23 Jun 1944 29 Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.
Fusilier
HUGHES
Elias Edward

14200845
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
29 Oct 1944 21 Son of Edward Owen Hughes & Frances Hughes, of Milwr. Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.
HUGHES
William John
Fusilier
NUTTALL
Albert Edward

4196770
Royal Welch Fusiliers
(1st Bn. )
Apr 1943 24 Rangoon Memorial, Burma.
WARBURTON
Harold
Driver
WILLIAMS
Gwyn

2351649
Royal Corps of Signals
(68 H.A.A. Regt., R.A., Sig. Sec.)
1942 23 Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

 

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