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War Memorials

Gronant

The Gronant War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I. It stands in front of Gronant Institute.

Gronant is a village on the coast of Flintshire, to the east of Prestatyn. Between 1974 and 1996 the area was in the county of Clwyd.

Gronant War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
BARNETT
William John

241110
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/5th Bn.)
20 Apr 1917 20 Born Llanasa. Son of William Barnett, Talacre Lodge, Talacre. Also commemorated on the Llanasa War Memorial. Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine.
Corporal
DAVIES
Robert Edward

16798
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(13th Bn.)
21 June 1918 31 Son of Ellis & Mary E Davies, Tanyfron, Llanasa. Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France.
EDWARDS
Peter Thomas
Nephew of Annie Hughes, Post Office, Gronant.  Also commemorated on the Llanasa War Memorial.
Private
EVANS
Ellis Thomas
240879
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(14th Bn.)
6 Nov 1918 Born Gronant. Son of Mr T Evans, of Glasgwen, Gwaunysgor. Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay, Nord, France.
Gunner
HUGHES
Ceiriog

160268
Royal Field Artillery
("C" Bty. 63rd Bde.)
20 Sep 1918 20 Son of Thomas & Mary Ann Hughes, of Canol y Dre, Gronant.  Also commemorated on the Llanasa War Memorial. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Second Lieutenant
MORRIS
Wilfred Cyril
35509
96th Berar Infantry
(2nd Bn.)
British Indian Army
transferred from

26th Royal Fusiliers
15 Dec 1918  Husband of Margaret Mary Morris, Groesffordd, Gronant.
Also commemorated on the Llanasa War Memorial.
Ahmednagar Government Cemetery, India
(Plot JJ Grave 30)
Private
ROBERTS
Robert John

TR4/67849
South Wales Borderers
(53rd Graduated Bn.)
18/20 Nov 1918 18 Son of Mrs Mary Roberts, of 11, Mostyn Road, Gronant.  Also commemorated on the Llanasa War Memorial. Ss. Asaph & Cyndeyrn Churchyard, Llanasa.
Private
WILLIAMS
William Maldwyn

241093
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(17th Bn.)
28 Apr 1918 19 Son of Isaac & Catherine Ann Williams, of Bethesda Street, Gronant.  Also commemorated on the Llanasa War Memorial. Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France.
WILSON
Wilfred
Born Llanasa. Son of John & Harriet Wilson, Canol y Dre, Gronant.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Cadet
HUGHES
Leonard
 Air Training Corps
(997 Sqdn.)
14 Aug 1944 17 Son of John E Hughes & Catherine Hughes, of Gronant. Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.
Aircraftman 1st Class W. Op.
LOOKER
Ewart Wynne

551250
Royal Air Force
(35 Sqdn.)
29 Oct 1939 20 Son of William John & Jenny Looker, of Gronant. Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.

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