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War Memorials

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The Flint War Memorials commemorate those men of the area who died in the Boer War, the First World War and Second World War. They were originally located in Trelawny Square, but they have since been moved to Chapel Street.
Flint War Memorial

1939-1945 War (100 names)

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Flight Lieutenant Pilot
Thomas
ALLIT

77029
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve seconded to British Overseas Airways Corporation 28 Jul 1943 32 Son of the late William Thomas and Harriet Allitt of Flint; husband of Margaret Mary Allitt, of Liverpool. Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery, Lancashire.
Third Officer
William Edward
ALLITT
M.V. Abosso (Liverpool) Merchant Navy 29 Oct 1942 30 Son of William Thomas Allitt and of Harriot Allitt (nee Hopkins); husband of Ada Allitt (nee Garbutt) of Flint. Tower Hill Memorial, London.
Stoker 1st Class
Leonard
AMOS

D/KX 133081
H.M.S. Bramble Royal Navy 31 Dec 1942 31 Son of Albert and Margaret Amos; husband of Dora Amos, of Flint. Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon
Sergeant Flt. Engr.
Thomas Alfred
ASHCROFT

999214
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (431 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn.) 9 Oct 1943 22 Son of Edward Foulkes Ashcroft and Annie Ashcroft, of Flint. Hanover War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.
Signalman
James
BATEMAN

2371098
Royal Corps of Signals 10 Feb 1945 29 Son of John and Cornelia Bateman; husband of Gwendoline Bateman, of Flint Mountain, Flintshire. Naples War Cemetery, Italy.
Sick Berth Attendant
Donald Edwin
BAYLEY

D/MX111306
H.M.S. Drake Royal Navy 11 Jul 1943 21 Son of Frank and Edith Millicent Bayley, of Flint. Flint (Northop Road) Cemetery, Flint.
Thomas
BECK
Ordinary Seaman
Harold
BENNETT
S.S. Farfield (Chester) Merchant Navy 15 Jul 1941 19 Son of William and Florence Bennett, of Flint. Tower Hill Memorial, London.
Able Seaman
William
BIBBY

D/JX 191946
Royal Navy (H.M.S. Sultan) 16 Feb 1942 25   Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.
Ordinary Seaman
William Leonard
BIRKS

P/JX 172391
Royal Navy (H.M.S. Acheron) 17 Dec 1940 30 Husband of Phyllis Birks, 51 Third Avenue, Mount Pleasant Estate, Northop Road, Flint. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.
Gunner
James
BITHELL

4191763
Royal Artillery (8 Field Regt.) attached Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment 13 Aug 1944 24 Son of James and Jennie Bithell, of Flint. Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar.
Fusilier
Peter
BRADLEY

14594287
Royal Welch Fusiliers (6th Bn.) 2 Aug 1944 19 Son of Arthur and Alice Bradley, of Flint. Brouay War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Able Seaman
Thomas
BRADLEY

D/JX 172392
Royal Navy (H.M.S. Gloucester) 22 May 1941 27 Son of James and Sarah Ellen Bradley, of Flint. Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.
Ordinary Seaman
Nicholas
COMMINS

P/JX 648240
H.M.S. Bickerton Royal Navy 22 Aug 1944 20 Son of Nicholas and Margaret Ann Commins, of Flint. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.
Gunner
Sidney
COOPER

1453592
237 Bty. 101 Lt. A.A./Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery 9 Jun 1940 32 Son of Walter and Amy Cooper; husband of Martha Cooper, of Flint. St. Valery-En-Caux Franco-British Cemetery, Seine-Maritime, France.
Sergeant
Edward Kenneth
DAVIES

1058275
78 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 20 Jun 1942 19 Son of Thomas Harris Davies and of Mary Alice Davies, of Flint. Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
Evan Thomas
DAVIES
Guardsman
John (Jack)
DAVIES

2736074
1st Bn. Welsh Guards 20 Jul 1944 28 Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Davies, of Flint; husband of Beatrice Evelyn Davies, of Flint. Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Sidney K
DAVIES
         
Guardsman
Thomas
Davies

2738551
1st Bn. Welsh Guards 12 Aug 1944 18 Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Davies, of Flint. Banneville-Le-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Ordinary Seaman
Thomas Harris
Davies

D/JX302998
H.M.M.L. 246 Royal Navy 5 Mar 1943 36 Husband of Mary Catherine Davies, of Flint. Flint (Northop Road) Cemetery, Flint.
Private
Charles Alexander Pressley
DUNCAN

1721530
Pioneer Corps 4 Dec 1943 32 Son of James and Ann Duncan, of Flint; husband of Mabel Olwen Duncan, of Oakenholt. Flint General Cemetery, Flintshire.
Harry
ELLIS
George
EVANS
         
Gunner
Harry Leslie
EVANS

1468434
85 Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery 29 Sep 1942 30 Son of Thomas Evans and Alice Evans. Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.
John James
EVANS
         
Lance Sergeant
Robert John
EVANS

4198289
Royal Welch Fusiliers and No. 1 Commando 26 Jan 1943 25 Son of Robert and Hannah Evans, of Flint. Also commemorated on the Greenfield (Courtaulds) WW2 War Memorial. Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery, Tunisia.
Fusilier
Richard Thomas
FOULKES

4203802
7th Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers 7 Oct 1944 31 Uden War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
Corporal
William Thomas Campden
FREETH

4209219
4th Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers 17 Jul 1944 24 Son of Joseph and Dorothy Nellie Freeth; husband of Adeline Victoria Freeth, of Oakenholt, Flintshire. Also commemorated on the Connah's Quay and Shotton and Hawarden War Memorials. Banneville-Le-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Charles
GAFFNEY
Leading Stoker
Lawrence Patrick
GAFFNEY

D/KX 129614
H.M.S. Oion Royal Navy 16 Sep 1944 31 Son of Lawrence and Cathrine Gaffney; husband of Elizabeth Gaffney, of Flint. Naples War Cemetery, Italy.
Fusilier
Patrick
GUNTHER

14623417
6th Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers 17 Jul 1944 20 Son of Edward and Annie Gunther, of Flint. Brouay War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Sergeant
John Thomas
HARVEY

1454126
85 Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery 26 Jun 1944 27 Son of E. and Martha Jane Harvey, of Flint; husband of Kate Harvey, of Flint. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
Leading Seaman
William George
HEWITT

D/SSX 28904
H.M.M.T.B. 2011 Royal Navy 19 May 1945 24 Son of John William and Doris Hewitt, of Flint. Lerwick New Cemetery, Shetland
Private
Henry William
HOGG

7374387
Royal Army Medical Corps 6 Mar 1945 26 Son of William Henry and Mary Josephine Hogg, of Flint Mountain, Flintshire. Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Flight Sergeant Pilot
Peter Frank
HOLLELY

742265
217 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 10 Jun 1941 22 Son of William Francis and Mabel Kate Hollely, of Flint; husband of Gwenda Winifred Hollely, of Hatfield, Hertfordshire Flint (Northop Road) Cemetery, Flint.
Fusilier
Elias Edward
HUGHES

14200845
2nd Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers 29 Oct 1944 21 Son of Edward Owen Hughes and Frances Hughes, of Milwr, Flintshire. Also commemorated on the Brynford War Memorial. Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar.
Sergeant
Glyndwr
HUGHES

1326549
12 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 27 Aug 1942 25 Son of John and Dorcas Hughes, of Rhos, Denbighshire. Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.
Gunner
Kenneth Bevan
HUGHES

14800838
1 Field Regt. Royal Artillery 7 Apr 1947 21 Son of John Robert and Margaret Hughes, of Coleshill, Flint. Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).
Matthew
HUGHES
Gunner
Charles
JONES

1796410
49 Bty. 48 Lt. A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery 2 Jul 1945 24 Son of John Edward and Christina Jones, of Flint. Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia.
Gunner
John Edward
JONES
4203853
104 (The Essex Yeomanry) Regt. Royal Horse Artillery 13 Jun 1942 26 Son of Thomas and Beatrice Jones, of Flint. Also commemorated on the Greenfield (Courtaulds) War Memorial. Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya.
Lance Bombardier
Joseph
JONES

1459243
85 A/Tk. Regt. Royal Artillery 16 Jun 1943 31 Son of Joseph and Mary Jones; husband of Dilys May Jones, of Flint. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar.
Leonard
JONES
Leading Airman
Neville Mallin
JONES

FAA/FX. 575500
H.M.S. Urley, Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy 7 Aug 1945 20 Son of John Charles and Agnes Annie Jones, of Flint. Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire.
Percy
JONES
         
Guardsman
Robert Lawrence
JONES

2734911
3rd Bn. Welsh Guards 14 Jun 1944 19 Son of Robert John and Catherine Jones, of Flint. Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.
John Henry
LLOYD
Sergeant Flt. Engr.
Eric
MARTIN

1667417
640 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 31 Mar 1944 21 Son of Thomas Edward Martin, and of Elizabeth Martin, of Holywell, Flintshire. Also commemorated on the Holywell War Memorial. Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Sergeant Obs.
Joseph Potten
MARTIN

1499066
78 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 28 Aug 1942 34 Son of Arthur Henry and Mary Jane Martin; husband of Lydia Marion Martin, of Greenfield, Flintshire. Overijse (Tombeek) Churchyard, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.
Chief Engineer Officer
Duncan
MCKENZIE
S.S. Lulworth Hill (London) Merchant Navy 19 Mar 1943 48 Son of Malcolm and Mary McKenzie; husband of Betty McKenzie, of Flint. Tower Hill Memorial, London.
John
NOLAN
James Albert
PARRY
Henry C
REID
Gunner
Caradoc
ROBERTS

1459408
85 Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery 28 Dec 1943 31 Husband of Catherine Roberts, 31 Dee Cottages, Flint. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
Maurice
ROBERTS
         
Gunner
William Thomas George
ROBERTS

1796353
82 Lt. A.A./Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery 29 Mar 1944 23 Son of Thomas and Louisa A. Roberts, of Flint. Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar.
Fusilier
Frederick Edward
SHEADY

4189938
1st Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers 13 Mar 1944 28 Husband of Margaret Elinor Sheady, of Flint. Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France.
Fusilier
Michael
TRAVERS

14200981
9th Bn. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 17 Jan 1944 20 Son of Michael and Bridget Travers. Minturno War Cemetery, Italy
Private
Moses Vincent
WEDGE

4191977
7th Bn. King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) formerly Royal Welch Fusiliers 10 May 1940 24 Son of the late Moses and Annie (Honora) Wedge, once of 64 Swan Street, Flint. (1911 Census) Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension, Nord, France.
Junior Engineer Officer
John Winston
WOOD
M.V. Glenorchy (Liverpool) Merchant Navy 12 Aug 1942 27 Son of John William and Daisy G. Wood, of Flint. Tower Hill Memorial, London.
Fusilier
John Frederick
WRIGHT

14768750
7th Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers 10 Apr 1945 18 Son of John and Florence Wright, of Flint. Becklingen War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.
 

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