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War Memorials

Prestatyn

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
ANDERSON
Thomas

26763 & 1379
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
(8th Bn.)
formerly
Denbigh Yeomanry
2 Apr 1918 Lembet Road Military Cemetery, Salonika (Thessaloniki), Greece.
Private
ASH
John Buckley

PLY/16444
Royal Marine Light Infantry
(1st Royal Marine Bn. Plymouth Bn. R.N. Div.)
1 Sep 1915 18 Son of Mrs Margaret Ash, 97 Crescent Rd., Crumpsall, Manchester, Enfgland. Later of Ash Lea, Highbury Avenue, Prestatyn. Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Private
BARNETT
William John
241110
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/5th Bn.)
20 Apr 1917 19 Son of William Barnett, Talacre Lodge, Prestatyn. Also on the Llanasa War Memorial. Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine.
Private
BATTERS
Frank Gilderoy

8/900
N.Z.E.F. - Otago Infantry Battalion 8 Aug 1915 19 Born Heswall, Cheshire, England. Son of the late Mr & Mrs Frank Batters, Cavendish House, Prestatyn; brother of P H B Batters of Mostyn.
Emigrated in late 1911. Resident of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Captain
BOWES
Roy
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(15th Bn.)
5 Aug 1917 23 Born at Failsworth, Manchester, England. Son of Major John & Mrs C A Bowes, of Pen y Parc, Highbury Avenue, Prestatyn. Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Corporal
BRAY
George Llewellyn

31311
Manchester Regiment (18th Bn.) 23 Apr 1917 20 Son of Pryce Bray, of Bank Cottage, Broad St., Newtown, Mont., and the late Susan Bray. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
COOK
Walter Quest

146744
Machine Gun Corps
(51st Coy.)
28 Aug 1918 19 Son of W & H Cook, of Prestatyn. Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.
Sergeant
COOKE
Charles William

68653
Royal Field Artillery
(15th Bty.)
1 Mar 1919 27 Son of C Cooke, of Altrincham, Cheshire, England; husband of Fanny Cooke, of Ausdell, Sandy Lane, Prestatyn. Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.
COOPER
Charles
Private
DARBEY
John E

241043
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th/6th Bn.)
31 Oct 1918 31 Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Private
DAVIES
Peter James

11351
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
30 Jan 1915 19 Grandson of Elizabeth Davies, Penyffrith, Prestatyn. Ploegstreert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium.
Private
DOBBINS
Francis Leo

429
Denbighshire Yeomanry
(1st/1st)
30 Sep 1914 19 Son of John & Bridget Dobbins, of 138, Wellington Street, Rhyl. Rhyl Town Cemetery.
Private
DUPLOCK
Charles Leslie

141410
Canadian Infantry
(4th Bn. Central Ontario Regiment)
8 Oct 1916 24 Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
DUPLOCK
Montague
Gunner
ELLIS
William

159665
Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery
("D" Bty. 187th Bde.)
17 Nov 1917 Zuydcoote Military Cemetery, Nord, France.
Bombardier
EVANS
Robert Parry

42989
Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery 17 Oct 1918 21 Son of John & Ann Evans, Guy House, Axton, Holywell. Passchendaele New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
GIBBONS
Wilfred
First Mate
GRIFFITHS
Arthur
Mercantile Marine (S.S. "Coquet" (London) 6 Jan 1916 38 Tower Hill Memorial, London.
HARDMAN
Frederick R
Private
HAWKINS
Stuart A S

38567
South Wales Borderers
(10th Bn.)
11 May 1918 19 Native of Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. Son of Beatrice Hawkins, of The Drift, Prestatyn, and the late Henry Hawkins. Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Lieutenant
HIGGINS
Thomas
15 Nov 1916 26 Son of John & Amelia Higgins, of Chester, England. Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, 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, Prestatyn. Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
HUGHES
James Tudor

M2/105815
Army Service Corps
(Base Mechanical Transport Depot)
28 Mar 1916 26 Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Hughes, of Gronant House, Prestatyn. St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
Private
HUGHES
John Elias

B/870
Denbighshire Hussars Q3 1915 29 Son of John and Elizabeth Hughes, Plas Eden, Eden Avenue, Prestatyn.
Private
HUGHES
Joseph Leonard

29866
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(9th Bn.)
12 Aug 1916 32 Son of Thomas & Mary Ann Hughes; husband of Elizabeth Emma Hughes, of Hopefield, Holywell. La Laiterie Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
HUGHES
Matthew Henry

240666
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
3 Sep 1918 20 Son of John & Mary Anne Hughes, 17 Albert Terrace, Cement Road, Prestatyn. Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
HUGHES
Thomas E
Private
JONES
Alfred

116834
Canadian Infantry
(7th Bn.)
16 Aug 1917 40 Son of Robert & Ellen Jones, of Llys Eirian, Prestatyn. Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Master
JONES
Arthur Rowland
Mercantile Marine
H.M.T. Avanti
2 Feb 1918 38 Son of Rowland & Margaret Jones, of Liverpool, England; husband of Elizabeth Jones, of The Nook, Chapel Road, Prestatyn. Torpedoed by German submarine off St. Albans' Head, off Dorset, England.  Formerly served as First Officer on the Lusitania. Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.
Second Lieutenant
JONES
Arthur Saunders
Royal Air Force
(108th Sqdn.)
27 Sep 1918 18 Son of Mrs M E Jones, of Gorphwysfa, Victoria Road, Prestatyn. Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
JONES
Gwilym
         
Private
JONES
Herbert

53938
(Also on the Dyserth War Memorial)
19th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 24 Nov 1917 19 Son of Herbert and Catherine Jones, Railway Cottage, Prestatyn. Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France
Lieutenant
JONES
Ivor Dryhurst
South Wales Borderers
("D" Coy. 5th Bn.)
10 Apr 1918 18 Son of Mrs M E Jones, of Gorphwysfa, Victoria Road, Prestatyn and the late Rev. William Jones. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
JONES
John Ivor

43595
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
27 Feb 1917 Queens Cemetery, Bucqoy, Pas de Calais, France.
Sapper
JONES
Joseph Francis Maldwyn

440549
Royal Engineers (4350 Reserve Field Company) 13 Nov 1917 25 Son of Edward Daniel and Lillie Jones, Olive Villa, Prestatyn (1911 Census). Discharged 25 May 1917 no longer fit for military service. Prestatyn (Christ Church) Churchyard, Flintshire.
Private
JONES
Roger Arthur

4710
55th Bn. Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Forces 23 Oct 1916 43 Son of Robert and Eleanor Jones; husband of Jean R Jones, of 1, Barton Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales. Born in Wales. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France
Sapper
JONES
Roland Arthur

156342
81st Field Coy. Royal Engineers 23 Nov 1916 24 Son of Arthur Llewelyn Jones and Isabella M. Jones, of 49, Beaconsfield St., Liverpool. formerly Catherine Villa, Prestatyn. Blighty Valley Cemetery, Authuille Wood, Somme, France
JONES
Samuel
Royal Navy
Second Lieutenant
LAWTON
Eric Reginald
Manchester Regiment
(12th Bn.)
10 Aug 1917 20 Born at Liverpool, England. Son of Henry & Mary Lawton, of Normanton, Prestatyn. Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux, Pas de Calais, France.
LEWIS
Bernard
Gunner
LIVESEY
James Trevor
Royal Navy
H.M.S. Fandango
3 July1919 35 Son of Emily M Livesey & the late Walter Livesey; husband of Estella M. Livesey, of Sunset, Prestatyn. Sunk by a mine in the Dvina River, Russia. Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.
Private
MacDONALD
William Peter
14166
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(10th Bn.)
3 May 1916 24 Son of Robina Helen MacDonald, of Mariners Lodge, Sandy Lane, Prestatyn, & the late William Peter MacDonald. Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.
Lance Corporal
MADDEN
Alfred Burke

203048 & 3497
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
(1/5th Bn. Territorial)
formerly
Warwickshire Yeomanry
4 Oct 1917 20 Son of the late Mr & Mrs Charles Williamson Madden, of Allahabad, India. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Second Lieutenant McLAREN
The Hon Francis Walter Stafford
Royal Flying Corps and General List 30 Aug 1917 31 Born Kensington, London, England. Son of Sir Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren, 1st Baron Aberconway & Lady Aberconway; husband of Barbara, daughter of Col. Sir Herbert Jekyll. St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Busbridge, Surrey, England.
Second Lieutenant
MOCATTA
Robert Menzies
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
("D" Coy. 1st/5th Bn.)
10 Aug 1915 23 Son of Revd. Henry Elias and Katherine Anne Mocatta, of Clive House School, Prestatyn. Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Private
OWEN
Joseph Hebert

12477
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(8th Bn.)
16 Aug 1915 Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Private
OWEN
Robert

66133
Cheshire Regiment
(1/6th Bn.)
16 Feb 1918 Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand, Somme, France.
Private
OWEN
Thomas Henry

50429
Prince of Wales's Volunteers South Lancashire Regiment
(7th Bn.)
6 Oct 1917 Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
           
Sapper
PARRY
William

171070
Royal Engineers
(438th Field Coy.)
7 Oct 1917 33 Son of William & Elizabeth Parry; husband of Rosamond Parry, of 7, Gronant Terrace, Prestatyn. Also commemorated on the Meliden War Memorial. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
PRITCHARD
Sidney

68652
Royal Fusiliers (24th Bn.)
Lieutenant
PULFORD
Samuel
H.M. Tug "Stolic" Royal Naval Reserve (formerly 753 Welsh Horse Reserve) 26 Jun 1917 52 Husband of the late Elizabeth Jane Corkill (formerly Pulford), Hill Glen, Ffordd Las, Prestatyn. Also commemorated on the Holywell and Mostyn War Memorials). Zion Congregational Chapelyard, Holywell.
QUINNEY
Harold
Private
RANDLES
Harry

40870 & M/273903,
South Staffordshire Regiment
(1st Bn.)
formerly
Royal Army Service Corps
4 Oct 1917 27 Son of Mrs Randles, of 35, Kinmel Street, Rhyl; husband of Nellie Lily Maud Randles, of Stoneleigh, High Street, Rhyl. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
RILEY
Angus
ROBERTS
John T
Corporal
ROBERTS
Thomas Edward

102588
Royal Garrison Artillery
(32nd Siege Bty.)
9 Apr 1918 25 Son of Mary Roberts, of 2, Albert Terrace, Prestatyn. Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France.
SEYMOUR
Charles
Born Buckinghamshire, England. Son of John & Anna Seymour, Stafford Terrace, Prestatyn.
Private
STAFFIN
Matthew

26879
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
(5th Bn.)
22 Aug 1917 21 Son of George William & Hanora Staffin, of 13, Caradoc Terrace, Prestatyn. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
THORNTON
James P
TURNER
Thomas
Sapper
WILLIAMS
Charles

3092
Royal Engineers (1st/3rd East Lancs. Field Coy.) 17 Jul 1916 34 Son of Margaret Williams, of Maisteg, Prestatyn, & the late William Williams. Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Telegraphist
WILLIAMS
Owen John

Mersey Z/1094
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M. Trawler Fraser 17 Jun 1917 22 Son of Joseph & Mary Williams, of Plastirion, Gronant Road, Prestatyn. Sunk by a German mine off Boulogne, France. Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.
Private
WILLIAMS
Samuel

36645
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
11 Jul 1916 Son of Mr. Margaret Williams, of Clwyd View, Victoria Road, Prestatyn. Thiepval Memorial, Somme,
France.
WILLIAMS
Walter E
Able Seaman
WRIGHT
Edward
J/32071
Royal Navy
H.M.S. "Lavender"
5 May 1917 19 Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Wright, of Eccles, Manchester.
Nephew of Ellen Wilson, Redcliffe, Victoria Avenue, Prestatyn.
Plymouth Naval Memorial,
Devon.

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