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War Memorials

Glyn Ceiriog

The Glyn Ceiriog War Memorial commemorates those local men of Glyn Ceiriog, Pandy and Nantyr in the Ceiriog Valley who were killed in World War I and World War II. The unveiling ceremony took place on 6th Jul 1921.

Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog is a rural community and ecclesiastical parish on the River Ceirog in the County Borough of Wrexham. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire, and between 1974 and 1996 part of the county of Clwyd.

Glyn Ceiriog War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Edward
BATHER
       
Private
Richard Thomas
BATHER

G/31539 & 36373
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
(7th Bn.)
formerly
Border Regiment
27 Aug 1918 Son of John & Jane Bather, Tan y Graig, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog. Brother of Wynn Bather (below). Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Somme, France.
Private
Wynn
BATHER

8540
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(4th Bn.)
3 Sep 1916 Son of John & Jane Bather, Tan y Graig, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog. Brother of Richard Thomas Bather (above). Resident of Aberteirw Terrace, Llansilin. Also commemorated on the Llansilin War Memorial. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.
David G
DAVIES
Private
Albert R
EDWARDS

36828
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
22 Apr 1918 22 Son of Edward Edwards, of 5, Railway Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog. Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.
Private
Edward William
EDWARDS

37340
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
11 Jul 1916 28 Son of Edward Edwards, of 5, Railway Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
Hugh
EVANS

267549
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)
7 Sep 1918 Born Glyn Ceiriog. Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Private
John W
EVANS

19388
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(10th Bn.)
30 Sep 1917 19 Son of Thomas & Susannah Evans, of 4, Cambrian Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
Robert
EVANS

200980
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
27 May 1917 21 Son of M Evans, of Wynne House, Glyn Ceiriog. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Corporal
Thomas Idwal
EVANS

11468
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(8th Bn.)
22 Apr 1916 Born Glyn Ceiriog Basra Memorial, Iraq.
Company Sergeant Major
Charles
FENTON

13412
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(9th Bn.)
25 Sep 1915 35 Of Nantyr, Glyn Ceiriog. Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
John
GRIFFITHS
Samuel
GRIFFITHS
Second Lieutenant
Bernard Craig Keble
JOB
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment
(3rd Bn.)
18 Apr 1915 27 Son of the Rev. F W & Emily Frances Job, of Lower Gornal Vicarage, Dudley, Worcestershire, England. Also commemorated on the Pontfadog War Memorial. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.
David
JONES
Of Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog.
David T
JONES
John G
JONES
Second Lieutenant
Phillip Allsworth
JONES
King's Royal Rifle Corps
(21st Bn.)
27 Sep 1916 30 Son of Dr. & Mrs Griffith Jones, of Glyn Ceiriog; husband of Mary Winifred Allsworth Jones, of West Court, Bridgend, Glamorgan. Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France.
Private
Richard T
JONES

75923
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
18 Oct 1918 27 Son of Robert & Elizabeth Jones, of Royal Oak Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog; husband of Jane Ann Jones, of Bryneglwys, Garth, Glyn Ceiriog. Vis-en-Artois, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
Wilfred
JONES

19389
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
10 Jul 1916 21 Son of David & Elizabeth Jones, of Granite House, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Lance Corporal
William Edward
JONES

36627
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
18 Sep 1918 29 Son of Henry David Jones, of Isfryn, Glyn Ceiriog. Gouzeau New British Cemetery, Nord, France.
Private
David C
MORRIS

202027
Manchester Regiment
(2nd/5th Bn.)
28 May 1917 Son of Maurice Morris & the late Margaret E Morris, of Upper Mill, Glyn Ceiriog. Cambrin Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
John
MORRIS

63644
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
("A" Coy. 1st Bn.)
1 Oct 1917 20 Son of Thomas & Jane Morris, of 1, Cambrian Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
Samuel
MORRIS

266917
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(6th Bn.)
13 Apr 1918 25 Son of Edwin & Mary Morris, of Cam Helyg Ucha, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog. Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
Simon Ivor
PHILLIPS

18073
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
31 May 1916 20 Son of Jonah & Elizabeth Phillips, of Gorphwysfa, Glyn Ceiriog. Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
David A
ROBERTS

44039
Durham Light Infantry
(10th Bn.)
20 Oct 1917 20 Son of Samuel & Elizabeth Roberts, of Glyn Ceiriog. Godewaervelde British Cemetery, Nord, France.
Private
Hugh
ROBERTS

36628
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
attd.
Royal Engineers
(257th Tunnelling Coy.)
12 Aug 1917 34 Son of Robert & Mary Roberts, of Tanyberth, Glyn Ceiriog. Coxyde Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
John B
ROBERTS
Gunner
Ernest Lloyd
WILLIAMS

362383
Royal Garrison Artillery
(275th Siege Bty.)
14 Nov 1917 22 Son of Lloyd & Susannah Williams, of 3, Llangollen Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog. The Huts Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
Thomas Henry
GRIFFITHS

4199477
King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (2nd Bn.) 14 May 1944 28 Son of Hugh & Jane E. Griffiths, of Glyn Ceiriog. Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.
Trooper
Trevor
GRIFFITHS

319831
Royal Armoured Corps
(1st Royal Dragoons)
7 Dec 1942 23 Born in Glyn Ceiriog. Son of Henry and Sarah Griffiths, of Harlescott, Shropshire, England. Died of Diptheria. North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq.
Private
Trevor
HALL

4922543
South Staffordshire Regiment
(2/6th Bn.)
8 Jul 1944 31 Son of Alfred & Margaret Hall, of Glyn Ceiriog. Cambes-en-Plaine War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Richard Thomas
JONES
 
George William
LEWIS
 
Flight Sergeant
Edward Silas
MORRIS

656599
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(166 Sqdn.)
24 May 1943 23 Son of Lloyd & Martha Morris, 1, Nascott Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog. Haaksbergen General Cemetery, Overijssel, Netherlands.
John Francis
PARRY
 
David Green
ROBERTS
  25 Jan 1945 Of Chwarel, Glyn Ceiriog. Died at 31, Waverley Road, Sale, Cheshire, England.

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