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War Memorials

Ysceifiog
Ysgeifiog

The Ysceifiog War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in war and takes the form of a standing Celtic Cross in front of St. Mary's Parish Church.

Ysceifiog (Welsh: Ysgeifiog) is a village and community in Flintshire. The community also contains the villages of Babell and Licswm. Between 1974 and 1996, it was in the county of Clwyd.

Caerwys War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Rifleman
DAVIES
John Robert

2974
South Lancashire Regiment
(5th Bn.)
4 Jul 1915 23 Son of the late William & Sarah Davies, of Llyn Du, Babell. St. Mary's Churchyard, Ysceifiog.
Private
EDWARDS
Robert John

73721
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
1 Sep 1918 19 Son of Robert Edwards, of Garneddwen Cottage, Licswm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Second Lieutenant
ELLIS
Hugh Lodwick Maldwyn
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/2nd Bn.)
5 May 1917 28 Born Porth, Glamorgan. Son of Evan Lodwick & Elizabeth Ellen Ellis, The  Rectory, Ysceifiog. Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
FOULKES
Thomas

241448
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 27 Son of William & Margaret Foulkes, of Pryn Cosyn, Brynford. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Private
JONES
William John

36358
Cheshire Regiment
(12th Bn.)
18 Sep 1918 33 Son of Joseph & Ann Jones, of Tŷ Canol, Licswm. Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece.
Able Seaman
PIERCE
John William

J/1371
Royal Navy
H.M.S. Vivid
(Memorial has
H.M.S. Lion?)
28 Jan 1919 26 Son of Mrs Elizabeth Birchall, of Bryn Evan, Babell. St. Michael,  Churchyard, Caerwys.
Sergeant
SAUNDERS
Charles

15406
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(10th Bn.)
26 Sep 1917 23 Son of Mrs Mary A Saunders, of Groesffordd, Licswm. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Gunner
SMART
John Richard

76981
Royal Garrison Artillery
("W" Bty. 2nd Reserve Bde.)
10 May 1919 32 Son of Robert & Margaret Smart, of the Fox Inn, Ysceifiog. St. Mary's Churchyard, Ysceifiog.
Corporal
SMITH
Herbert

26436
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(14th Bn.)
23 Apr 1918 22 Son of Harry & Harriet Ada Smith, of 4, Bank Houses, Hawley, Dartford, Kent, England. Born at Carshalton, Surrey, England. Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France.
Private
WILLIAMS
David William

205025
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(19th Bn.)
24 Nov 1917 20 Son of Richard & Jane Williams, of Ysceifiog. Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Rifleman
DAVIES
David

14224020
Rifle Brigade
(2nd Bn.)
29 Aug 1944 20 Son of David & Mary Davies, of Babell. Arezzo War Cemetery, Italy.

 

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