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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

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Guardsman
ABBOTTS
George

4191572
Welsh Guards
(3rd Bn.)
12 Apr 1943 28 Son of Pte. Frederick Abbotts, North Staffordshire Regt. (killed in action in France, 13 Oct 1915), & of Mary Ann Abbotts, of Halkyn. Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia.
Driver
ALCOCK
Arthur
1457833
Royal Artillery 26 Sep 1944 29 Son of William John and Katharine Alcock; husband of Anne Alcock, of Calcot, Holywell. Gradara War Cemetery, Italy.
Fusilier
CARRINGTON
William Basil

14781937
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(6th Bn.)
15 Apr 1945 18 Son of William Edward & Elizabeth Carrington, of Greenfield. Becklingen War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.
Leading Aircraftman
EVANS
John Hugh

1670972
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 16 Apr 1943 20 Son of Hugh & Sarah Ann Evans, of Bryn Celyn, Holywell. Assiniboia (Mount Hope) Cemetery, Saskatchewan, Canada.
FOWLER
Reginald R
Dec 1947 27 Born Wigan, Lancashire, England. Husband of Lucy Fowler (nee Alker). Died in Hawarden, Flintshire.
Gunner
HARRISON
Austin

1453353
Royal Artillery
(71 Anti-Tank Regt.)
11 Mar 1944 25 Son of Mr & Mrs H Harrison, of Greenfield; husband of J M Harrison, of Park Gate, Southampton, Hampshire, England. Greenfield Cemetery.
Driver
HOLLAND
Leonard

T/4181498
Royal Army Service Corps
(2 Troup Carrying Coy.)
10 Feb 1940 33 Son of Harold and Martha Holland, of Bryn Clyn, Flintshire. Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, Pas de Calais, France.
Fusilier
HOPWOOD
Donald

14436554
Royal Welsh Fusiliers (6th Bn.) 2 Aug 1944 19 Son of Morris Hopwood, and of Ethel Hopwood, of Oldham, Lancashire, England. Banneville-Le-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Private
JONES
Douglas

14761495
Monmouthshire Regiment
(3rd Bn.)
28 Nov 1944 18 Son of Fredrick Albert & Isabella Jones, of Greenfield. Venray War Cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands.
Supply Assistant
JONES
Elwyn
C/MX 76326
Royal Navy
(S.S. Anking)
4 Mar 1942 27 Son of John & Sarah Jones; husband of Margaret Jones, of Holywell. Sunk by Japanese cruisers, 200 km east of Christmas Island. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent, England.
Ordinary Telegraphist
KELFORD
William Desmond

D/JX 404042
Royal Navy
(H.M.S. Penelope)
18 Feb 1944 19 Son of William and Elizabeth Kelford, of Greenfield. Torpedoed by a German submarine off Naples, Italy. Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.
Guardsman
REES
Thomas Clement

4191051
Irish Guards 6 Nov 1940 23 Son of Harold & Amy Rees, of Holywell. Greenfield Cemetery.
Sergeant
ROBERTS
Robert
1684904
 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(194 Sqdn.)
6 May 1944 21 Son of Edward & Caroline Roberts; husband of Mona Phillips Roberts, of Greenfield. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
Guardsman
ROBERTS
Nehemiah

2735850
Welsh Guards
(3rd Bn.)
9 Apr 1943 26 Son of Edward and Alice Roberts, of Greenfield. Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia.
Gunner
SEVILLE
Robert

4183715
Royal Artillery
(68 Bty., 186 M H.A.A. Regt.)
17 Nov 1943 39 Son of Peter & Elizabeth Ann Seville; husband of Sarah Harriet Seville, of Cefn y Bedd, Flintshire. Greenfield Cemetery.
Private
WILLIAMS
Stuart (Stewart) Lloyd
1455332
King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
(7th Bn.)
11 May 1940 25 Son of John Price Williams & Martha Williams, of Greenfield. Estaires Communal Cemetery & Extension, Nord, France.

 

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