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The Bryneglwys War Memorial commemorates those local men who were killed in two world wars.

Bryneglwys is a rural community and ecclesiastical parish, near the town of Corwen, in Denbighshire. The parish comprises the townships of Bodynwyddog, Bryntangor, Gwythina, Tre'rllan and Talybidwal.

Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire, and between 1974 and 1996 part of the county of Clwyd. In 1996, Bryneglwys became part of the newly-formed county of Denbighshire.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES David William 92213
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(11th Bn.)
Died:22 Aug 1919
Details:Son of John Davies, of Pentre Bach, Bryneglwys, and the late Miriam Davies; husband of Elizabeth Ellen Davies, of Hill Street, Corwen. Also named on the Corwen War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:  Haidar Pasha Cemetery, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES Hugh Price 38965
Service:East Lancashire Regiment(11th Bn.)
Died:28 Jun 1918
Details:Son of Robert & Susanna Hughes, of Glanrafon, Bryneglwys.
Cemetery or Memorial:Aval Wood Military Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner JONES John 98208
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery(160th Siege Bty.)
Died:19 Apr 1918
Details:Son of William and Catherine Jones, Tomenrhodwy, Llanarmon (1891 Wales Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper WILLIAMS William Jones 2052
Service:Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line (Household Bn.)
Died:3 May 1917
Details:Son of William & Dorothy C Williams, of Cae Crwn, Bryneglwys.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de calais, France.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Stoker 2nd Class DAVIES Evan Goronwy D/KX 10100
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Glorious)
Died:8 Jun 1940
Details:Son of Edward and Mair Davies, brother of Gwen and Megan, of Bryneglwys, near Corwen, North Wales. Sunk by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal DAVIES John David 2734553
Service:Corps of Military Police (2 Divisional Provost Coy.) formerlyWelsh Guards
Died: 2 May 1940
Details:Son of John David & Rhoda Myfanwy Davies, of Bryneglwys.
Cemetery or Memorial:Douai Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.




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