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War Memorials

Waen

The Waen War Memorial commemorates those from the area who died in wartime. The memorial stands in the grounds of the Waen Calvinistic Methodist Chapel.

The small village of Waen is in the Community of Tremeirchion, Cwm & Waen to the south of St. Asaph in Denbighshire. The village was in historic Flintshire and, between 1974 and 1996, was part of the county of Clwyd.

Waen War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Major
BIBBY
Henry (Harry) Leigh
Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry 4 May 1917 43 Son of the late John Bibby & Frances Caroline Bibby (nee Grundy), of Fachwen, Waen. Died when the HMT Transylvania was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine, off Genoa, Italy. Savona Memorial, Italy.
Private
DAVIES
Joseph

60969
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
14 Mar 1918 33 Son of Robert & Laura Davies, of Cyffredin, Waen. Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
Gunner
JONES
John Hugh

160891
Royal Field Artillery
("A" Bty. 190th Bde.)
30 Jul 1918 29 Husband of Elizabeth Jones, of Ysgol Isa, Waen. Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, Aisne, France.
Private
JONES
Joseph C

28360
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(13th Bn.)
8 Aug 1918 22 Son of David & Grace Jones, of Arthur Cottage, Waen. Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Private
JONES
Thomas Allen

37044
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(15th Bn.)
10 Jul 1916 27 Born Cheshire, England. Son of David & Anne, Fachwen, Waen. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
JONES
Thomas Hugh

2841
Welsh Guards
(1st Bn.)
6 Mar 1917 23 Son of John Edward & Margaret Jones; husband of Annie Jones, of Tŷ Newydd, Waen. Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Major
WILLIAMS
William Robert

MBE
258601
Royal Army Service Corps 2 Feb 1945 33 Son of William & Annie Williams, of Waen. Florence War Cemetery, Italy.

 

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