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War Memorials

Prestatyn

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Air Raid Warden
ACKERLEY
Frank
Civilian 27 Apr 1942 45 Husband of Susannah Mary Ackerley, of 11 Dawson Park. Killed at Ffordd Isa Wardens' Post.
Sergeant
BARLOW
Lawrence

53608
Royal Air Force 20 Feb 1946 58 Son of Rishton & Ellen Barlow; husband of Amelia Gladys Barlow, of Prestatyn. St Melyd's Churchyard, Meliden.
BARLOW
Robert Herrick
11 Nov 1943
Died at sea
Resident of "Flossville",
Ffordd Isa, Prestatyn.
Lance Corporal
BARNETT
Derrick Vernon

4204117
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
6 May 1944 24 Son of Thomas Edward & Mary Alice Barnett. Kohima War Cemetery,
India.
BASTABLE
Thomas H
Flight Sergeant
BEAVER
Warwick Hilson
1027038
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(37 Sqdn.)
21 Feb 1943 28 Son of John Harry & Gwendolen Beaver, "Berwyn", Beach Road East, Prestatyn. Husband of Eileen Stella Susan Beaver, of Polperro, Cornwall. Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
Private
BLIGHT
Ronald Woodley

4191705
Welsh Regiment 14 Apr 1940 Brookwood Memorial, Surrey, England.
Cadet
BROWN
Neville Lionel Whitehead
Merchant Navy
S.S. Oporto (Liverpool)
13 Mar 1943 16 Son of Oliver Whitehead Brown, & of Edith Brown, of Prestatyn. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Sergeant W. Op.
BUCKLEY
George Edwards

973940
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(233 Sqdn.)
20 Aug 1941 21 Son of James Edward & Jane Ellen Buckley. Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.
Cadet
CASHEN
Ronald Albert
218
Air Training Corps
(1340 Sqdn.)
9 Sep 1943 17 Son of Joseph Albert & Ethel Cashen,
of Prestatyn.
Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.
Chief Engineer Officer
CHATBURN
George William
Merchant Navy
S.S. Maidan (Liverpool)
5 Nov 1940 54 Son of Mr & Mrs George Chatburn; husband of Dorothy Chatburn, of Prestatyn. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Sergeant
W. Op. / Air Gnr.
DANIEL
Charles Trevor
952491
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(172 Sqdn.)
13 Apr 1942 26 Son of Charles Ernest and Margaret Agnes Daniel. Husband of Margaret Agnes Daniel, Stroud, The Willows, Prestatyn. Heanton Punchardon (St. Augustine) Churchyard,
Devon.
Private
DAVIES
Norah May

W/792007
Voluntary Aid Detachment 23 Aug 1945 28 Daughter of Thomas Richard Davies, & of Sarah Eleanor Davies, of Prestatyn. Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire, England.
Sergeant
DAVIES
David John
4196797
The Parachute Regiment
A.A.C.
(3rd Bn.)
21 Sep 1944 25 Son of Thomas and Esther Martha Davies, of Meliden, Flintshire.
Also commemorated on the Meliden War Memorial.
Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands
Private
DAVIES (P?)
Neville

14567152
South Staffordshire Regiment
(1/6th Bn.)
7 Aug 1944 19 Son of Philip & Frances Davies,
of Prestatyn.
Fontenay-Le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel, Calvados, France.
Volunteer
DAVIES
Amy

W/31400
Auxiliary Territorial Service
attd.
Royal Berkshire Regiment
(11th Bn.)
27 Jul 1940 32 Daughter of Thomas Richard & Sarah Eleanor Davies, of Prestatyn. Henley Road Cemetery, Reading Oxfordshire, England.
Lieutenant
DAWSON
Fred

75760
Cheshire Regiment 20 Feb 1945 36 Son of Fred & Sarah Ellen Dawson, of Prestatyn; husband of Margaret Dawson. Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Gunner
EDGE
George William

4191187
Royal Artillery
(102 Northumberland Hussars Anti-Tank Regt.)
2 Jun 1941 15 Suda Bay War Memorial, Greece.
EDWARDS
John J
Aircraftman 1st Class
ELLIOTT
Dermott Gerald Francis

1624356
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 14 Mar 1943 19 Son of Cedric Phillip Elliott & of Emma Elliott (nee Jones), of Prestatyn. Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.
Captain
FORGAN
David Warrington

104051
Royal Army Medical Corps
attd.
Coldstream Guards
(3rd Bn.)
4 Dec 1943 29 Son of Thomas Henry & Dora Stretch Forgan, of Prestatyn. Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.
Captain
GODDARD
Alan Edward
201922
Royal Army Service Corps 28 Apr 1944 30 Son of Ernest and Dora Kate Goddard. Husband of Agnes Macdonald, Alberta, Bosworth Grove, Prestatyn. Denny and Dunipace Cemetery, Stirlingshire
Flight Lieutenant Pilot
HUGHES
Francis Noel

39084
Royal Air Force 19 Jul 1940 29 Son of Robert Thomas Hughes & Edith Elizabeth Hughes, of Prestatyn; husband of Winifred Edith Hughes. Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.
Sergeant
JEFFRIES
Thomas Anwyl

1109614
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(61 Sqdn.)
3 Sep 1942 21 Son of Thomas Frederick & Mary Elizabeth Jeffries, of Prestatyn. Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England.
Driver
JONES
David Lawrence

172756
Royal Army Service Corps 17 Aug 1941 25 Son of William & Mary Jones, of Prestatyn. Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
JONES
Evan L
Pilot Officer
Roger Llewellyn
LLOYD

64266
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve   (77 Sqdn.) 13 Oct 1941 19 Son of Frederick John & Gladys Mary Lloyd, of Caterham on the Hill, Surrey.  Resident of Ulundi, Meliden Road, Prestatyn. Dinant (Citadelle) Military Cemetery,
Namur,
Belgium.
Fusilier
PARRY
William Vernon

4190094
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
26 May 1940 26 Son of Joseph & Catherine Parry, of Prestatyn. Fleurbaix Communal Cemetery,
Pas de Calais, France.
Able Seaman
PRICE
Robert Gerald
C/JX 208179
Royal Navy
H.M.S. Arethusa
18 Nov 1942 25 Son of Andrew and Violet Price, of Queen's Ferry, Flintshire.
Chatham Naval Memorial,
Kent.
PRITCHARD
John
Sergeant
RICHARDSON
Charles Ernest

552210
Royal Air Force 7 Jan 1941 18 Son of Charles Hallam Richardson, & of May Richardson, of Prestatyn. Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England.
ROBERTS
Megan Egerton
Civilian 3 May 1941 21 Daughter of Mr Egerton Roberts, of 4 Hafod Road, Prestatyn, and of the late J E Roberts. Died at Mill Road Infirmary, Liverpool, England.
Private
ROBERTS
John Norman

14342786
Prince of Wales's Own West Yorkshire Regiment
(2nd Bn.)
15 May 1945 32 Son of Peter & Florence Roberts, of Prestatyn; husband of Dorothy N Roberts, of Prestatyn. Rangoon War Cemetery, Burma.
Aircraftman 2nd Class
SANDERS
Robert Thomas

1004159
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 11 Nov 1940 19 Son of Edward Thomas & Edith Sanders (nee Pierce). Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.
Sergeant Pilot
STELLIG
Maxwell Emil

1506906
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 20 Oct 1943 21 Son of Osie Albert John & Ivy May Stellig, of Prestatyn. Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.
TAYLOR
Frank
Lieutenant
THOMPSON
Matthew Percival
Royal Naval Reserve
H.M.S. Curacoa
2 Oct 1942 33 Son of Charles Kyme Thompson and Elizabeth Thompson. Husband of Mary Patricia Thompson, of Meliden, Flintshire. Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery, Argyllshire
Sergeant
TOMKINSON
Stanley Maurice

1454635
Royal Horse Artillery
(11 Honourable Artillery Coy. Regt.)
29 May 1942 24 Son of Edward & Charlotte Tomkinson, of Prestatyn. Knightsbridge War Cemetery,
Acroma,
Libya.
Warrant Officer Pilot
WALMSLEY
Brian Cochrane

968165
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 22 Jul 1943 23 Son of William & Kathleen Gertrude Walmsley, of Prestatyn. Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.
Fusilier
WATKINS
William Trevor

4199371
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(7th Bn.)
22 Jul 1944 28 Son of Trevor & Hannah M. Watkins, of Prestatyn. Banneville-Le-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Boy 1st Class
WILLIAMS
Eric

D/SSX 28051
Royal Navy
H.M.S. Courageous
17 Sep 1939 17 Son of Thomas Williams, & of Margaret Williams, of Prestatyn. Brother of Robert G Williams (below). Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.
Flight Sergeant W.Op./Obs
WILLIAMS
Wilfred Lawrence

978460
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(236 Sqdn.)
21 Sep 1942 23 Son of John & Elizabeth Williams, of Prestatyn. Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.
Able Seaman
WILLIAMS
Robert G

D/JX 417782
Royal Navy
H.M.S. Wedgeport
9 April 1945 20 Son of Thomas Williams & of Margaret Williams, of Prestatyn. Brother of Eric Williams (above). Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.
Nurse
WYNNE
Eileen Beatrice
Hackney Hospital, Hackney, London, England. 11 Jan 1941 25 Daughter of Thomas John & Susannah Wynne, of Preswylfa Cross Roads, Meliden. Killed outside Liverpool Street Station. London, England. Worked at Hackney Hospital, High Street, Hackney, London, England. Sister of William Herbert Wynne (below).
WYNNE
William Herbert
Royal Navy 25 Jul 1941 27 Son of Thomas John & Susannah Wynne, of Preswylfa Cross Roads, Meliden. Brother of Eileen Beatrice Wynne (above). St. Melyd's Churchyard, Meliden.
YOUNG
Harold Stuart Leslie
Civilian 3 May 1941 20 Son of Stuart John & Janet Mary Young, of Eastwood, Bryneithin Avenue, Prestatyn. Died at Mill Road Infirmary, Liverpool, England.

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