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War Memorials

Southsea
Glanyrafon

The Southsea War Memorial commemorates those local people who died in World War I. The memorial, taking the form of a standing Celtic Cross, stands in front of All Saint's Parish Church in Smithy Road.

Southsea (Welsh: Glanyrafon) is a village in the community of Broughton, County Borough of Wrexham. Until 1974 the area was part of the historic county of Denbighshire and, between 1974 and 1996, part of the county of Clwyd.

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
 Regiment Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
Isaac
HUMPHREYS

200247
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/4th Bn.)
26 Oct 1918 30 Son of Isaac and Victoria Humphreys, of 6, Nelson Terrace, New Road, Southsea. Also named on Broughton War Memorial All Saints Churchyard, Southsea.
Private
Thomas
LLOYD
Royal Welsh Fusiliers Also named on Coedpoeth War Memorial.
Private
William
MORRIS
1079
Australian Expeditionary Force 1 May 1915 42 Son of William & Caroline (nee Timmins) Morris, Coronation Cottages, Southsea. Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Trooper
Walter Wright
NICHOLSON
4th Dragoon Guards
(Royal Irish)
7 Aug 1916 20 Son of Florence Williams (formerly Nicholson), of 17, High Street, Southsea, and the late George Nicholson. Also named on Coedpoeth War Memorial. Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, Somme, France.
Driver
John
OWEN

T4/122758
Army Service Corps
(2nd HT Depot)
19 Sep 1915 42 Husband of Hannah Owen, of 5, Nelson Terrace, New Road, Southsea. Greenwich Cemetery, London, England
Private
Robert Arthur
PARRY

19884
Royal Welsh Fusiliers 23 Nov 1917 Born Ffrith. Son of Robert & Hannah Parry of Bridge Street, Southsea. Also named on Coedpoeth War Memorial. Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.
Private
Hugh
WILLIAMS

16184
South Lancashire Regiment
(2nd Bn.)
3 Oct 1917 31 Son of William & Catherine Williams, of 10, Bank Street, Southsea. Also named on Coedpoeth War Memorial. Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

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