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Gwespyr

The Gwespyr War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II. It stands in a small memorial garden near the top of Gwespyr Hill and was designed by R. Bruce Esq. of Talacre.

Gwespyr is a village in the north-east of Flintshire, overlooking the Dee Estuary. It is part of the community and ecclesiastical parish of Llanasa. Between 1974 and 1996 the area was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward JONES 200536
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:10 Jun 1917
Age:26
Details:Born Gwespyr. Son of Edward & Catherine Jones,  Brown Cow, Gwespyr. Enlisted at Gresford, Denbighshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Perth Cemetery (China Road), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

The memorial lists all those who fought in World War I. They are not included here.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Thomas Kenneth ROBERTS M.M.7907199
Service:Royal Armoured Corps("A" Sqdn. 23rd Hussars)
Died:5 Jan 1945
Age:27
Details:Born in Wigan, Lamcashire, England. Son of John & Catherine Ann Roberts; husband of Gwyneth Mair Roberts, of Ffynnongroew.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hotton War Cemetery, Belgium.

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