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The Southsea War Memorial commemorates those local people who died in World War I. The memorial, taking the form of a standing Celtic Cross, stands in front of All Saint's Parish Church in Smithy Road.


Southsea (Welsh: Glanyrafon) is a village in the community of Broughton, County Borough of Wrexham. Until 1974 the area was part of the historic county of Denbighshire and, between 1974 and 1996, part of the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Isaac HUMPHREYS 200247
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/4th Bn.)
Died:26 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Isaac and Victoria Humphreys, of 6, Nelson Terrace, New Road, Southsea. Also named on  Broughton War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:All Saints Churchyard, Southsea.

Rank,Name & Service Number:PrivateThomas LLOYD
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Also named on Coedpoeth War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William MORRIS 1079
Service:Australian Expeditionary Force
Died:1 May 1915
Details:Son of William & Caroline (nee Timmins) Morris, Coronation Cottages, Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper Walter Wright NICHOLSON
Service:4th Dragoon Guards(Royal Irish)
Died:7 Aug 1916
Details:Son of Florence Williams (formerly Nicholson), of 17, High Street, Southsea, and the late George Nicholson. Also named on Coedpoeth War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver John OWEN T4/122758
Service:Army Service Corps(2nd HT Depot)
Died:19 Sep 1915
Details:Husband of Hannah Owen, of 5, Nelson Terrace, New Road, Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Greenwich Cemetery, London, England

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Arthur PARRY 19884
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:23 Nov 1917
Born Ffrith. Son of Robert & Hannah Parry of Bridge Street, Southsea. Also named on Coedpoeth War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Hugh WILLIAMS 16184
Service:South Lancashire Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:3 Oct 1917
Details:Son of William & Catherine Williams, of 10, Bank Street, Southsea. Also named on Coedpoeth War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.




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