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The Bodelwyddan War Memorial takes the form of wooden plaques within the St. Margaret's Parish Church, known as the 'Marble Church'. The World War I plaque was unveiled in 1924 and the World War II plaque in 1948.

Bodelwyddan is a village and community in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

1914-1918 War

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Frank Sydney Beckett 2577
Service:Sherwood Foresters Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment(2nd/8th Bn.)
Died:5 Mar 1915
Details:Son of George Beckett, of Kinmel Park Gardens, Abergele.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. George's Churchyard, St. George.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Rifleman (The Rev.) Edward Rupert Jenkins Menlove Menlove-Jenkins R/23951
Service:King's Royal Rifle Corps (2nd Bn.)
Died:9th Sep 1916
Details:Son of the late Rev, John and Lucy M Jenkins, The Rectory, Hirnant, Llanfyllin, Montgomery (1891 Wales Census): brother of Lucy Rebecca Dormer Jenkins-Menlove and Althea Janetta Lloyd Jenkins-Menlove. Born in Shropshire. Lived in Bodelwyddan. Former Curate of Johnstown. Also named on the Rhosllannerchrugog War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Sergeant John Leonard Nuttall 13575
Service:Welsh Regiment (12th Bn.)
Died:25 Jun 1916   
Details:Born at Maidstone, Kent, England. Son of the late Henry Nuttall & Mary Jane Brereton (formerly Nuttall), of St. Asaph Lodge, Bodelwyddan.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Margaret's Churchyard, Bodelwyddan.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Spicer 27222, 11829
Service:Welsh Regiment (8th Bn.) formerly R.W.F.
Died:8 Aug 1915
Details:Son of Mrs Sarah Ann Spicer, of 1, River View, Penrhewl, St. Asaph, and the late Frank Spicer. Brother of Robert Aston Spicer (see below). Also named on the St. Asaph War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Aston Spicer 11394
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (1st Bn.)
Died:16 May 1915
Details:Son of Mrs Sarah Ann Spicer, of 1, River View, Penrhewl, St. Asaph, and the late Frank Spicer. Brother of John Spicer (see above). Also named on the St Asaph War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman Lewis Andrew Williams R/3439
Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve(Nelson Battalion)
Died:4 Jan 1918
Details:Born at Llandudno. Son of John & Harriet Williams, of 2, Crossfoxes Terrace, Glasgoed, St. Asaph.
Cemetery or Memorial:Flesquières Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France.


1939-1945 War

Rank,Name & Service Number:Henry Eyton Williams
Service:Merchant Navy(S.S. Solon II)(Swansea)
Died:2 Dec 1942
Details:Son of the late Rev W G and Mrs Williams,Draenwen,Rhuddlan
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, Londonand also on Rhuddlan War Memorial

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Leonard HenryTickner 950358
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:23 Dec 1941
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs L P Tickner, of Worthing, Sussex, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Durrington Cemetery, Worthing, Sussex, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper Edward Cernyw Jones 7925028
Service:Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.(42nd/23rd Bn., The London Regt.)
Died:28 Jan 1944   
Son of Edward & Gwladys O Jones, of Bodelwyddan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Alamein Memorial, Egypt.



Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Antony Burke 24422490
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:8 Jun 1982
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in St Margarets Churchyard, Bodelwyddan




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