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War Memorials

Llandyrnog

The Llandyrnog War Memorial commemorates those local people who died in World War I, World War II and the Falkland Islands.

Llandyrnog is a village in Denbighshire and is located in the Vale of Clwyd.  Between 1974 and 1996 the area was part of the county of Clwyd.

Llandyrnog War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Lieutenant BEHRENS
Robert Philip
South Wales Borderers
2nd Bn.
25 Apr 1915 21 Son of George and Helen Behrens, of Fron Yw, Denbigh. Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Sailor
CURTIS
George
Mercantile Marine
H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Liverpool)
27 Jun 1918 30 Born at Ruthin. Son of John & Maria Curtis; husband of Elizabeth Curtis (nee McCaffrey), of 28, Great Crosshall Street, Liverpool, England. A Canadian hospital ship, sunk by a German submarine off the south coast of Ireland. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Private
EDWARDS
Frederick

12233
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
14 Dec 1914 Born in St. Asaph, Flintshire Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France.
Private
FOULKES
John

201125
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 27 Son of William and Frances Foulkes, of Canol-y-Waen, Llandyrnog. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Private
GRIFFIES
Frederick

265686
King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
(1st/4th Bn.)
21 Sep 1917 37 Son of William & Mary Griffies, of Cholmondeley, Malpas, Cheshire, England; husband of Helen Griffies, of 89, Sandhurst Street, Aigburth, Liverpool, England. Mendinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Fireman
HUGHES
Henry (Harry)
Mercantile Marine
S.S. Red Rose (Liverpool)
22 May 1918 38 Born at Llandyrnog. Son of Margaret Hughes & the late Henry Hughes; husband of Elizabeth Hughes (nee Pany), of 15, Field Street, Holyhead, Anglesey. Sunk by a German submarine off Le Havre, France. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Private
JONES
Denis Lloyd

2284
Welsh Guards
(1st Bn.)
16 Sep 1916 19 Son of S Ll Jones, of Llys Madoc, Llandyrnog, & the late John Jones. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
JONES
Edward
JONES
Harold H
Private
JONES
John Wynne

23269
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(17th Bn.)
9 Jul 1916 22 Son of the late Evan Jones & Mary Jones, Fox Hole, Llangwyfan. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
JONES
Thomas Charles

19689
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
(9th Bn.)
6 May 1916 Son of Mrs Jones, of Tan y Bryn, Llangwyfan. St. Gwyfan's Churchyard, Llangwyfan.
MADOCKS
Henry J
OLIVER
Ernest T

M.M.
Private
OWENS
Frank
1287
Australian Infantry, A.I.F.
(20th Bn.)
11 Nov 1916 28 Son of William & Margaret Owens, of Pen Llwyn, Llandyrnog. Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France.
PARRY
Arthur
Lance Corporal
TOMKINSON
Claude William

15746
King's Liverpool Regiment
(17th Bn.)
30 Jul 1916 24 Son of Mary Tomkinson, of Plas Ffordd Ddwr, Denbigh, & the late James Tomkinson. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Driver
WILLIAMS
David

T4/058348
Royal Army Service Corps 2 Jun 1917 29 Son of Edward & Jane Williams, of Llandyrnog. Hadra War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt.
WILLIAMS
John
Able Seaman
WILLIAMS
William Ellis

R/4943
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
(Anson Bn. R.N. Div.)
9 Apr 1918 40 Son of Thomas & Harriet Williams, of Tynycaeau, Llandyrnog; husband of of M L Williams, of Berwynfa, Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, Denbighshire. Also commemorated on the Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant War Memorial. Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Lieutenant
COMBE
David Boyce

IA/1269
2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles - The Sirmoor Rifles
(2nd Bn.)
10 Feb 1942 21 Son of Colonel Sydney Boyce Combe & Mrs. Grace Combe (nee Behrens, of Tŷ Gwyn, Llandyrnog), of Milborne Port, Somerset, England. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
Pilot Officer
JONES
Robert John

159052
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(77 Sqdn.)
3 Nov 1943 Son of John Parry Jones & Elizabeth Jones, of Llandyrnog. Woensel General Cemetery, Eindhoven Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

 

Post-1945

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Country Cemetery or
Memorial
Guardsman
EDWARDS
Peter
Welsh Guards
(1st Bn.)
8 June 1982 19 Bluff Cove
FALKLAND ISLANDS
 

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