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War Memorials

Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

The Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who were killed during World War I and World War II. The memorial takes the form of stone pillar and stands in front of the almshouses, in the centre of the village.

Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd is a village and community in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd War Memorial

1914-1918 War

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

12220
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
22 Jun 1916 21 Son of Charles & Catherine Clarke, of Chapel Terrace, Graigfechan. Brother of William Clarke (below). Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
CLARKE
William

41709
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
(1st/4th Bn.)
30 Sep 1918 19 Son of Charles & Catherine Clarke, of Chapel Terrace, Graigfrechan. Brother of Henry Clarke (above). Beuvry Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
Second Lieutenant
ENGLAND
John Kenneth
East Surrey Regiment
(8th Bn.)
5 Sep 1918 29 Son of George & Amy England, of Argentina; husband of Helen Dorothy England, of Bryn. St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
Private
EVANS
Isaac

127495
Machine Gun Corps Infantry
(19th Bn.)
14 Oct 1918 22 Son of Mr T Evans, of Bryn Ucha, Pentre Coch. St. Charles Communal Cemetery, Sedan, Ardennes, France.
Private
EVANS
John Lloyd

37656
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(14th Bn.)
7 Sep 1918 22 Son of John & M J Evans, of Coed y Gawen, Ruthin. St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
GARNER
James
Royal Navy 1917 65 Born Liverpool, England. Husband of Isabella Garner (nee Keegan), Tŷ Canol, Llanfair Dyffyn Clwyd.
Private
GOODMAN
John Lloyd

96242
King's Liverpool Regiment
(12th Bn.)
23 Jul 1916 17 Son of Jane Mary Goodman. of Pen Llain Wen, Llanfair Dyffyn Clwyd. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
HUGHES
John Edward

42224
South Wales Borderers
(2nd Bn.)
23 Apr 1917 25 Son of Edward & Winifred Hughes, of Waen Bach, Pentrecelyn. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Second Lieutenant
JENNINGS
Goulbourne Hayward
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(20th Bn. attd. 10th Bn.)
15 Aug 1916 19 Son of the Rev. Richard Jennings, of the Rectory, Gyffylliog & the late Louise Trevitt Jennings. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Lieutenant
JONES
Alfred Selwyn Basil
Canadian Railway Troops
(9th Bn.)
9 Feb 1919 37 Son of the Rev. Basil M Jones & Emily Jones, of the Vicarage, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Of St. Chad's College, Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England. St. Mary's Churchyard, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Private
JONES
John
Of Ty'n Twll, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Sergeant
JONES
Lawrence Evans

17935
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/5th Bn.)
7 Nov 1917 25 Son of Hannah Jones, of 4, Llanfair Villas, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, & the late Police Constable William Jones. Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.
Gunner
JONES
Thomas David

161036
Royal Field Artillery
(Clearing Office)
28 Nov 1918 26 Son of David & Maria Jones, of Drws y Nant, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. St. Mary's Churchyard, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Private
JONES
William

48842
King's Liverpool Regiment
(12th Bn.)
27 Mar 1917 31 Son of John & Ellen Jones, of Enion Mill, Ruthin. Native of Pwllglas. Lebucquiere Communal Military Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
JONES
William
Of Einion Mill, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Captain
JONES-BATEMAN
Francis
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(13th Bn.)
4 Nov 1918 22 Son of Herbert Burleton Jones-Bateman & Evelyn Jones-Bateman, of Eyarth. Brother of Llewelyn Jones-Bateman (below). Also commemorated on the Abergele War Memorial. Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, Nord, France.
Captain
JONES-BATEMAN
Llewelyn
Royal Field Artillery
("A" Bty. 103rd Bde.)
19 Mar 1916 27 Son of Herbert Burleton Jones-Bateman, of the Indian Civil Service, and Evelyn Jones-Bateman, of Pentre Mawr, Abergele, Denbighshire and of Eyarth. Brother of Francis Jones-Bateman (above). Also commemorated on the Abergele War Memorial. Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
KEEGAN
William

69421 & 37015
Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment
(6th Bn.)
formerly
East Surrey Regiment
11 Aug 1918 18 Son of Dinah Keegan, of  17, Rhos Street, Llanfair Dyffyn Clwyd. Resident of Romford, Essex, England. Ville-sur-Ancre Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Private
LESLIE
Alex
Born Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of Alex & Jane Leslie, Eyarth Lodge, Eyarth.
Second Lieutenant
MEREDITH
Owen Watkin Wynn Hardinge
Royal Flying Corps. & General List 20 Nov 1917 24 Born Tibberton, Newport, Shropshire, England. Son of the late Ven. Archdeacon Thomas Meredith & Mrs Mary Jane Meredith (nee Hardinge); of Baraset, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. Also commemorated on the Tibberton War Memorial. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
MORRIS
R William
Of Bacherig, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Private
OWEN
Iorwerth Richard

437644
Canadian Infantry
(15th Bn.)
29 Sep 1916 18 Son of Edward & Cecil Louise Owen, of The White Horse, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Contay British Cemetery, Contay, Somme, France.
Private
PRICE
John

37678
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
30 May 1917 21 Son of Griffith & Margaret Price, of Pant Rhwth, Pentre Celyn. Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St. Marc, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
ROBERTS
Harold Kendall

12495
Grenadier Guards
(2nd Bn.)
between
14 Sep 1914
and
16 Sep 1914
32 Son of Ishmael & Ann Ellen Roberts, Graig Farm, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Brother of Gilbert Roberts, of 9, Mornington Crescent, Regent's Park, London, England. La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.
Private
WILLIAMS
O Lloyd
Of Bryn Awel, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Private
WILLIAMS
Robert John

28430
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(19th Bn.)
25 Sep 1917 21 Son of Charles & Alice Williams, of Alms House, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-le-Grand, Somme, France.
Private
WILLIAMS
William

31474
South Wales Borderers
(2nd Bn.)
9 Feb 1918 28 Son of William & Hannah Williams, of Derwen Deg, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Flying Officer Pilot
CORKHILL
William Ronald

42108
Royal Air Force 7 Nov 1940 25 Son of Capt. Thomas Walter Corkhill & Bessie Victoria Corkhill, of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Woodstock Cemetery, Oxfordshire, England.
Cadet
ELGIN
Kenneth
Merchant Navy
SS Biela (Liverpool)
14 Feb 1942 17 Son of William & Charlotte Elgin, of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic by German submarine. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Sergeant
JONES
Evan David

2734019
Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.
(56th Regt.)
5 Jul 1944 29 Son of John & Amy Jones, of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Enlisted in the Welsh Guards. Assisi War Cemetery, Italy.
Gunner
ROBERTS
Eifion
977088
Royal Artillery
(68 Medium Regt.)
18 Jul 1941 21 Son of John Herbert & Hannah Roberts, of Eyarth. Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt.
Sergeant
WILLIAMS
David Reginald

1083911
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(W.Op./Air Gnr.)
3 Apr 1943 21 Son of the Rev. David Williams & Mabel Williams, of the Vicarage, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. St. Mary's Churchyard, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.

 

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