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War Memorials

Whitford
Chwitffordd

The Whitford War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars.

Whitford (Welsh: Chwitffordd) is a village and community in north Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

Whitford

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Gunner
EVANS
Robert Thomas

220619
Royal Field Artillery
(51st Bty.)
16 Nov 1918 28 Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Jane Evans; husband of Margaret Evans, of 7, Lower Brognall, Holywell. Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France.
Private
HOSKINS
Thomas Edward

37890
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
26 Oct 1917 27 Born Lloc. Hooge Crater Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
JONES
Edward
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
JONES
Joseph
Denbighshire Hussar Yeomanry
JONES
William
King's Liverpool Regiment
Private
PRICE
Ernest Everett

41258
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
("B" Coy. 1st Bn.)
18 Sep 1918 19 Son of Thomas & Maria Price, of Bryn Bella, Lloc. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
ROWLANDS
Joseph

5301
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
4 Mar 1917 46 Husband of Annie Elizth Rowlands, Mostyn Square, Whitford. Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
SIMON
Albert Daniel Vaughan

3037
Welsh Guards
(1st Bn.)
31 Jul 1917 28 Son of David & Susannah Elizabeth Simon, of Whitford. Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
WILLIAMS
James

240989
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1/6th Bn.)
6 Nov 1917 Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.
Private
WILLIAMS
John David

25367 & 26081
South Wales Borderers (2nd Battalion)
formerly
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
23 Apr 1918 20 Son of David and Mary Hannah Williams, of Mostyn. Mynwent Pen Rhewl, Mostyn.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
HUGHES
Elwyn
Royal Artillery
The Honorable
Midshipman
MOSTYN
John Llewelyn Lloyd
Royal Navy
(HMS Rodney)
10 Jan 1940 28 Son of Edward Llewelyn Roger Lloyd Mostyn (4th Baron Mostyn) & Constance Mary Reynolds, of Mostyn Hall, Mostyn. Accidentally shot at the Beresford Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland.
PARRY
Leonard
Royal Artillery
Corporal
REECE
Gerald

640363
Royal Air Force 19 Dec 1941 20 Son of Percy William & Marjorie Reece, of Berthengam. SS Beuno & Mary Churchyard, Whitford.

 

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