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Capel Garmon

The Capel Garmon War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I amd World War II. The memorial takes the form of a standing, stone Celtic Cross, sited in the corner of the churchyard of St. Garmon's Parish Church at Maes Llydan.

 

Capel Garmon is a village in the community of Bro Garmon in a rural area of the County Borough of Conwy near Betws y Coed. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire, and between 1974 and 1996 of the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward Arthur DAVIES 202597 & 1667
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/6th Bn.)formerlyDenbighshire Yeomanry
Died:6 Nov 1917
Age:25
Details:Born in Cerrigydrudion. Son of Hannah Davies, of Ty Canol, Nebo, Llanrwst, Denbighshire. Brother of John Owen Davies (below).
Cemetery or Memorial:Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal DAVIES John 16772
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:22 Apr 1918
Age:27
Details:Son of Robert & Elizabeth Davies of 3, Mountain View, Capel Garmon . Also commemorated on the Llanrwst War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Pozieres Memorial, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Owen DAVIES 106181
Service:1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)
Died:7 Nov 1918
Age:31
Details:Son of Mrs. Hannah Davies, of Ty Canol, Nebo, Llanrwst, Denbighshire, Wales. Brother of Edward Arthur Davies (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta, Canada.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain Edward EDWARDS M.C.
Service:Lincolnshire Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:21 Mar 1918
Age:32
Details:Son of Griffith & Jane Edwards, of Garth Aran Cottage, Betws y Coed.
Cemetery or Memorial:Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Hugh EVANS 3660
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:6 Nov 1918
Age:26
Details:Son of William and Hannah Evans, of Glan y Wern, Pentrefoelas Road, Betws y Coed.
Cemetery or Memorial:Villers-Pol Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Roland Alexander Llewelyn GALLEN 19599
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:10 Apr 1916
Age:22
Details:Son of Edward Alex & Mary Valerie Gallen, 1, Dylassa Cottage, Penmachno.
Cemetery or Memorial:Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Francis JONES 68486
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:20 Aug 1918
Age:31
Details:Penllan Bach. Born Pentrefoelas. Brother of Pierce Jones, of 21, St. Bride Street, Liverpool, England. Native of Toxteth Park, Liverpool.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cologne Southern Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:William JONES
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Son of Hugh Parry Jones & Hannah Jones, Minffordd Capel Garmon.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David Isaac MORRIS 15275
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:30 Mar 1916
Age:23
Details:Son of William and Margaret Morris, of TÅ· Canol, Siloam, Betws y Coed. Also commemorated on the Llanrwst War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David Thomas OWEN 25385 & 32965
Service:South Wales Borderers(6th Bn.)formerlyKing's Shropshire Light Infantry
Died:9 April 1918
Age:25
Details:Son of John & Elizabeth Owen, of Mountain View, Capel Garmon. Also commemorated on the Llanrwst War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ploegstreert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:William PARRY
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Son of John & Mary Parry, Plas yn Rhos Mill, Capel Garmon.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:John ROBERTS
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Of Penllan, Capel Garmon.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Owen ROBERTS
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Of Glynfryn, Capel Garmon.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Clifford Ainsley WILLIAMS 15301
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:19 Feb 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of Elias & Margaret Jones-Williams, of Meadow Bank, Llanrwst. Also commemorated on the Llanrwst War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Spoilbank Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:David WILLIAMS
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Of Castell Pwt, Capel Garmon.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner William John WILLIAMS 116820
Service:Royal Field Artillery ("C" Bty. 34th Bde.)
Died:20 Sep 1917   
Age:22
Details:Son of Mrs Catherine Morris, of Tyddyn Iolyn, Capel Garmon. Also commemorated on the Llanrwst War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Philip ARNOLD
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Of Bron Pistill, Capel Garmon.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Herbert Harrison LEWIS 4199354
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(7th Bn.)
Died:17 Jul 1944
Age:27
Details:Wern Bach. Son of Charles W & Annie Lewis; husband of Sarah Lewis, of Betws y Coed.
Cemetery or Memorial:Banneville-le-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier John MORIARTY 14552301
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:21 Sep 1944
Age:19
Details:Son of James & Kate Moriarty, of 2, Llan Isa, Capel Garmon.
Cemetery or Memorial:Valkenswaard War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

 

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