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War Memorials

Greenfield
Maes Glas

The Greenfield War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars. It stands in the Memorial Gardens on the corner of Dock Road and Bagillt Road.
A Roll of Honour is displayed in Holy Trinity Church. The church also contains the Courtaulds War Memorial which commemorates those men who worked at the former local Courtaulds rayon and nylon factory and died in the Second World War.

Greenfield (Welsh: Maes Glas) is a suburb of Holywell, on the Dee Estuary in Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

Greenfield War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
AMES
David Edward

1206
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
30 Nov 1915 25 Son of John Thomas & Elizabeth Ames, of 4, Green Bank, Greenfield. Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta.
Private
BUTLER
Joseph William

240802
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
("B" Coy. 5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 24 Son of Mary Jane Butler, of 6, Mount Pleasant, Greenfield, & the late William Thomas Butler. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Gunner
DAVIES
George Vincent

831931
Royal Field Artillery ("A" Bty. 241st Bde.) 11 Sep 1917 21 Son of Ithel and Rose Hannah Davies. Native of Penyffordd, Chester. Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
DAVIES
Herbert

28395
4th Bn. South Wales Borderers 23 May 1917 19 Son of Edward and Emily Davies, 2 Abbey View Terrace, Greenfield (1911 Census). Basra Memorial, Iraq
Private
DAVIES
William George

2564
1st Bn. Welsh Guards 6 Aug 1917 Son of Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Davies. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Lance Corporal
DYKINS
Herbert Edward

19109
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
("D" Coy. 16th Bn.)
11 Jul 1916 26 Son of Mary Dykins, of 12, Station Road, Greenfield, & the late William Dykins. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Private
EDWARDS
Joseph

54149
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
28 May 1918 33 Son of Edward & Elizabeth Edwards, 2, Dykin's Row, Greenfield. Greenfield Cemetery, Holywell.
Private
EDWARDS
William

53889
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
22 Jul 1917 Husband of Mrs A E Hughes, (formerly Edwards), of 28, Battery Row, Greenfield. Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, Pas de Calais, France
Private
FOWLES
John Patrick Aloysius

SPTS/1834
Royal Fusiliers
(City of London Regiment 23rd Bn.)
12 Jun 1916 20 Son of Alice Fowles, St. Winifrides Convent, Holywell. (1911 Census). Also commemorated on the Holywell War Memorial. Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
GARBUTT
Joseph

316908 & 581017
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
transf. to
Labour Corps (196th Coy. Depot)
2 Feb 1919 28 Son of John and Elizabeth Garbutt, of The Poplars, Holywell. St. David's Monastery Churchyard, Pantasaph.
Private
HUGHES
Edward Samuel

203257
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
19 Sep 1917 Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Ann Hughes, Harp Inn, Holywell. Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, Nord, France.
Sergeant
HUGHES
Richard Thomas

50627 & S4/145077
Suffolk Regiment (2nd Bn.)
formerly
Royal Army Service Corps
28 Mar 1918 22 Son of Henry Owen & Alice Hughes, Basingwerk Row, Greenfield. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
JONES
Caradoc
203256
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
("B" Coy. 24th Bn.)
31 Oct 1917 21 Son of Elias & Annie Jones, of Poplar House, Bryncelyn, Greenfield. Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.
Private
JONES
John Arthur

2976
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
29 Sep 1915 30 Son of Ben Jones; husband of Sarah C Jones, f Wood Houses, Greenfield St. Margaret Churchyard, Bodelwyddan, Flintshire.
Alternative Commemoration buried in St. Peter's Churchyard, Holywell.
Private
JONES
John Richard

26433
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(17th Bn.)
10 Jul 1916 21 Of Glanydon, Greenfield. Son of Joseph & Mary Ann Jones. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.
JONES
John Robert
         
Mate
JONES
Joseph Morlais Reginald
Mercantile Marine
(HMHT Exchange, Liverpool)
23 Mar 1917 26 Son of William Francis & Sarah Ann Jones, of Brig y Don, Greenfield. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Private
JONES
Oliver

355815
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(25th Montgomeryshire and Welsh Horse Yeomanry Bn.)
30 Nov 1917 31 Son of Theofilus Jones, of Mostyn Road, Greenfield. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Lance Sergeant
JONES
Phillip

36845
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
("B" Coy. 16th Bn)
22 Apr 1918 21 Son of John and Martha Jones, of Rose Villa, Greenfield. Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Lance Corporal
LANCELOT
John Richard

240939
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 27 Son of John Rich & Sarah Ann Lancelot, Providence Terrace, Greenfield. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Stoker
LITTLER
Walter Reginald

1410U
Royal Naval Reserve
(HMS Fauvette)
9 Mar 1916 42 Son of the late Edward & Elizabeth Littler, of Parrys Mine, Greenfield. Sunk by mine. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.
Second Lieutenant
MARTIN
Gordon Eric
 Rifle Brigade
(10th Bn.)
14 Aug 1917 19 Born in Wem, Shropshire, England. Son of William & Mary Martin, 1, Railway Terrace, Sandycroft, Flintshire. Also Commemorated on the Holywell War Memorial. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
VICKERS
Percival

61192
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
22 Apr 1918 24 Son of Arthur Le Vickers & Jane Vickers, of Allenby Villa, Greenfield. Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.
Private
WILLIAMS
Ernest

60955
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
4 May 1917 21 Son of David Williams, of 1, Tai Drill, Greenfield. Savona Memorial, Italy.
Private
WILLIAMS
Isaac

2831 & 361759
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/5th Bn.)
transf. to
Labour Corps
(807th Coy.)
4 Feb 1919 29 Son of Mrs M Williams, of 1, Greenbank, Greenfield. Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhone, France.

 

 

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