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War Memorials

Dyserth
Diserth

The Dyserth War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who were killed during World War I and World War II.

Dyserth (Welsh: Diserth) is a village and community in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

Dyserth War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Sergeant
Adolph George
BEER

18872 & 1984
M.M.
Machine Gun Corps Infantry
(16th Coy.)
formerly
East Kent Regt.
15 Sep 1916 29 Born in Tranmere, Cheshire, England. Son of Adolph W & Emily Beer; husband of Marie Beer of  40, Penkett Road, Wallasey, Cheshire, England.  Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Picardie, France.
Private
Frank
BRADBURY

102105
Royal Army Medical Corps 15 Sep 1917 27 Born Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England. Son of Samuel Bradbury; husband of Margaret S. Bradbury, of Polygon Nursing Home, 8, Wilton Polygon, Crumpsal, Manchester, England. St. Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.
Private
William
BRAYNE

200796
Cheshire Regiment
(1st/4th Bn.)
2 Aug 1918 21 Son of Mr E Brayne, of New Inn, Dyserth.
R N
CARTWRIGHT
U S Infantry
Corporal
Robert
DAVIES

54453 & 44132
Machine Gun Corps. (Infantry)
(17th Bn.)
formerly
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
12 Oct 1918 32 Son of Ellis & Mary E Davies, Tan y Fron, Gronant. Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.
Private
Henry Ress
ELLIS

241181
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 19 Son of Thomas & Emily Ellis, of Glan Aber, Dyserth. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Private
Robert John
EVANS

39120
South Wales Borderers
(1st Bn.)
10 Nov 1917 22 Son of John T & Caroline Evans, of Plas Hiraddug, Dyserth. Tyne Cot Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Thomas Richard
EVANS

18902
Coldstream Guards Son of John Thomas & Caroline Evans, Pen y Bryn Farm, Dyserth.
Private
Goodman
EVANS
served as EDWARDS
11644
Grenadier Guards
(2nd Bn.)
10 Nov 1914 29 Son of Robert & M A Evans, of Ardwyn Cottage, Dyserth. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
H
JONES
Royal Welsh Fusiliers Not found
Private
F Stanley
KIRKHAM

241407
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Driver
Henry
LEWIS

187127
Royal Field Artillery(2nd Reserve Bde.) 2 April 1917 29 Son of Charles & Catherine Lewis, of Dyserth. St. Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.
Second Lieutenant
John Young Alexander
LINE
North Staffordshire Regiment
("D" Coy. 8th Bn.)
13 Mar 1916 20 Born at Stone, Staffordshire, England. Only son of the Rev. J R Line & Emily Line, of Deane Vicarage, Bolton, Lancashire, England. Educated at Oundle School and Downing College, Cambridge. Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
Private
John Leslie
MOORES

377070
Manchester Regiment
(1st/10th Bn.)
13 July 1918 23 Only son of John & Mary Moores, of "Inglemount", Dyserth. Native of Longsight, Manchester, England. Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Lance Corporal
John Armfield
PARRY

687439
Canadian Infantry
(47th Bn.)
29 Apr 1918 26 Son of Peter & Mary Parry, of Mor Awel, Dyserth. Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
Peter
PIERCE

241204
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/5th Bn.)
7 Nov 1917 22 Son of David Pierce, of Bron Berllen, Dyserth. Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.
Lance Corporal
David William
PRITCHARD
6109
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
29 Aug 1916 36 Son of Maria Pritchard, of Holly Bank, Dyserth, & the late David Pritchard. Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Somme, France.
Private
Robert Wynne
ROBERTS

3254
Welsh Guards
(1st Bn.)
1 August 1917 28 Son of Edward & Mary Roberts, of Dyserth; husband of Mary Ellen Roberts, Pen-y-Braich, Rhyl. Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
(Private) Corporal
John T
ROBERTS
2093
Machine Gun Corps
(Motors 15th Sqdn.)
2 June 1919 Son? of Mrs Anne Roberts, Rose Bank, Dyserth. India Gate Memorial, Dehli, India.
Private
Charles Victor
ROBERTS

9062
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
7 Nov 1914 29 Son of Joseph & Eleanor Roberts, of The Lodge, Bodrhyddan, Dyserth. Served 7 years in India. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Major
Geoffrey Seymour
ROWLEY-CONW(A)Y
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
(6th Bn.)
10 Aug 1915 37 Son of the late Capt. Conwy Rowley Conwy, of Bodrhyddan, Rhuddlan; husband of Gabrielle Rowley Conwy, of Trewyddan, St. Asaph. Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Private
Griffith Edwin Rhys
THOMAS

532557
London Regiment - Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles
(1st/15th Bn.)
15 Sep 1916 20 Son of Margaretta Letitia Thomas, of "St. Cadoc", High Walls Rd., Dinas Powis, Glamorgan, & the late Joseph Thomas. Formerly of Tan-y-Bryn, Dyserth. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
William Morgan
WILLIAMS

58030
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(13th Bn.)
27 Aug 1918 19 Son of Goodman H and Elizabeth Williams, of Wesley House, Dyserth. Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.
Private
Samuel
WILLIAMS

54140
South Wales Borderers 7 Oct 1919 31 Nephew of John & Anne Williams, Tyn Y Ffynnon, Brynia, Dyserth. Husband of Jennie(y) Williams (nee Roberts), St. Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Guardsman
Curzon Samuel
BRADBURY

2614462
Grenadier Guards
(2nd Bn.)
16 Sep 1939 25 Son of Frank & Margaret S Bradbury, of Dyserth. St. Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.
Gunner
John Albert
BURROW

851991
Royal Artillery
(20 Anti-Tank Regt.)
12 Oct 1944 29 Son of Eli Hainsworth Burrow & Ellen Burrow, of Dyserth. Mierlo War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Second Lieutenant
Hugh Hesketh
HUGHES

103800
Welsh Guards 23 May 1940 38 Son of Hugh & Ida Margaret Katherine Hughes, Rhydorddwy Fawr, Rhyl. St. Martin-Boulogne Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Aircraftman 2nd Class
William Percival
HUTCHINSON

983217
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(33 Sqdn.)
20 May 1941 24 Son of William Somers Hutchinson & Edith Hutchinson, Dyserth. Alamein Memorial, Egypt
Sergeant W.Op./Air Gnr.
Thomas Gronwy
JONES

1006271
Royal Air Force
(106 Sqdn.)
20 Oct 1941 20 Son of Thomas J Jones, & of Rachel Dorothy Jones, of Dyserth. Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Radio Officer
George
MEREDITH
Merchant Navy
S.S. Rowanbank (Glasgow)
31 Jan 1941 18 Son of Harry & Muriel Meredith, of Dyserth. Sunk by German aircraft in the Atlantic, en-route from Lourenço Marques (Maputo), Mozambique to Oban, Scotland. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Second Engineer Officer
Wilfred Herbert
MONTGOMERY
Merchant Navy
S.S. Kwangtung (London),
5 Jan 1942 36 Sunk in the Java Sea, south of Java by a Japanese submarine. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Sub-Lieutenant
Harold William
RICHARDSON
Royal Navy
H.M.S. Heron
26 Sep 1940 21 Son of Albert Robert & Ida Elizabeth Richardson, of Prestatyn. St. Bridget Churchyard, Dyserth.
Corporal
David Thomas
ROGERS

4197743
Royal Welch Fusiliers
(6th Inf. Bde.)
6 Apr 1943 24 Son of William Thomas Rogers, & of Mary Ellen Rogers, of Dyserth. Rangoon Memorial, Burma.

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