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War Memorials

Towyn
Tywyn

The Towyn War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during two world wars.

Towyn is part of the coastal community of Towyn & Kinmel Bay in the county borough of Conwy. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire and, between 1974 and 1996, part of the county of Clwyd. In 1996 it became part of the county borough of Conwy.

Towyn War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
ELLIS
John David

241341
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 38 Son of Mr & Mrs Ellis, of Bodelwyddan; husband of Mrs M A Ellis, of Pontydd, Towyn. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Private
ROBERTS
John

6017 or 7017?
Somerset Light Infantry
(1st Bn.)
21 Oct 1914 Born in Llangelyn, Conwy Caernarfonshire Ploegstreert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium.
Private
ROBERTS
John Owen

25465
South Wales Borderers
("C" Coy. 2nd Bn.)
15 Oct 1918 20 Son of Owen & Harriet Roberts, of 3, Tyddyn Isa Cottages, Towyn. Dadizeele New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
WILLIAMS
David

6381
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
25 Sep 1915 33 Born Towyn. Son of John Williams; husband of Jane Rundle (formerly Williams), of 3, Sportsman's Terrace, Afonwen, Flintshire. Cambrin Churchyard Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
WILLIAMS
Peter

17603
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(10th Bn.)
16 Aug 1916 30 Son of Thomas Williams, 5 Pontydd, Towyn. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Driver
WINKUP
Arthur

131633
Royal Field Artillery
(9th Div. Ammunition Col.)
15 Dec 1918 20 Son of Arthur & Betsy Wardle Winkup, of Tŷ Croes, Foryd. Native of Prestwick, Manchester, England. Mons/Bergen Communal Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium.

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Sergeant
BURTON
Francis John

1483336
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 25 Apr 1944 20 Son of Francis Ernest & Lilian Burton, of Towyn. Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England.
Flight Sergeant W.Op./Air Gnr.
EDWARDS
Mervyn Lloyd

1026802
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(178 Sqdn.)
1 Jun 1944 23 Son of John and Emily Edwards, of Towyn. Bari War Cemetery, Italy.
Trooper
HAMILTON-PETERS
Derek Earle

14433894
1st The Royal Dragoons, Royal Armoured Corps 15 Apr 1945 19 Son of Major John & Margaret Phoebe Hamilton-Peters, of Kinmel Bay. Hanover War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.
Flying Officer
MILLER
Thomas W Lound

108577
DCM
Royal Air Force
(2842 Sqdn.)
2 Nov 1942 48 Son of Donald Henry & Elizabeth Emma Miller; husband of Helen Webster Miller, of Abergele. Linslade Cemetery, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.
Signalman
OWEN
Robert Isaac

2387790
Royal Corps of Signals 14 Nov 1943 27 Son of Robert Henry & Charlotte Edith Owen, of Abergele. Beirut War Cemetery, Lebanon.
Corporal
TRUNKS
John Victor

1454752
The Queen's Royal Regiment (2/5th Bn. West Surrey) 25 Sep 1944 25 Son of Henry James Trunks & Emily Trunks, of Liverpool, England. Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy.
Sergeant Air Gnr.
TURNER
Patrick Anthony

1661472
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(100 Sqdn.)
24 Feb 1944 22 Born in Rhyl. Marly Communal Cemetery, Moselle, France.

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