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Llandrillo yn Edeirnion


The Llandrillo War Memorial commemorates those men and women of the area who died during World War I and World War II. The memorial takes the form of a carved stone Celtic Cross and stands outside Y Ganolfan.

Llandrillo yn Edeirnion is a small rural village, ecclesiastical parish and community in the Edeirnion area of Denbighshire, to the south-west of the town of Corwen. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Merionethshire and between 1974 and 1996 part of the county of Clwyd.

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1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Private AUSTIN Robert 204390
Service:Middlesex Regiment(3rd/10th Bn.)
Died:5 Oct 1917
Details:Son of William & Margaret Austin, Pant Afallen, Betws Gwerful Goch. Lived at Garthisey, Llandrillo. Also commemorated on the Betws Gwerful Goch War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Llywelyn 23135 & 30036
Service:King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry("B" Coy. 6th Bn.)formerly7th Hussars
Died:15 Sep 1916   
Details:Son of the late Ifan Thomas Davies and Laura Davies of Llanuwchllyn. Brother of Mr. Hywel Davies, of Garthiaen, Llandrillo.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.


Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal DAVIES Robert Owen17688
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (10th Bn.)
Died:20 Jul 1916
Husband of Margaret (Marjorie) Elizabeth Davies (nee Hughes), 1 Berwyn Street, Llandrillo. Also named on the Brymbo War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.


Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EDWARDS Rhys Thomas 335
Service:Australian Infantry, A.I.F.(44th Bn.)
Died:26 Jun 1918
Details:Son of Mr H & Mrs Jane Edwards, Adrian Street/Cannington Road, Bicton, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, formerly of Y Felin, Llandrillo. Died at No. 8 Australian General Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia.
Cemetery or Memorial:Freemantle Cemetery, Western Australia, Australia.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES Edward 25086
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:10 Oct 1917
Details:Son of William & Grace Hughes, of Tyfos Isaf, Llandrillo, and later of 1, Minafon, Llandderfel.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Abraham Wilson 53209 & 70047
Service:Cheshire Regiment(9th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:31 May 1918
Details:Son of Hugh & Ann Jones, of Melin y Glyn, Llandrillo.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chambrecy British Cemetery, Marne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES John Ogwen 204092
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:9 May 1918
Details:Husband of Elizabeth Jones, Bodowen, Llandrillo, Merionethshire. Also named on the Gwyddelwern War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:La Brique Military Cemetery No. 2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Robert 20824
Service:14th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:6 July 1916
Details:Of Hendwr, Llandrillo. Born Corwen. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Wynne Jones of 11 Gethin Rd., Pen y Graig, Glam.,
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner JONES Thomas Ellis 215042
Service:Royal Field Artillery ("B" Bty. 76th Bde)
Died:4 Oct 1917
Details:Son of Edward and Mary Jones, Nant y Wern, Llangynog, Montgomery. Also named on the Llangynog War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Cement House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PARRY Richard Herbert Evan M/295835
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:20 Mar 1917
Details:Born Llandrillo, Merionethshire. Son of Robert Evan Parry and the late Anne Parry, Meirion House, Llandrillo. Also named on the Garth Trevor War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Brynllan Cemetery, Llandrillo.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Edward 53653
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:23 Nov 1918
Details:Son of Robert & Anne Roberts, of Efail y Bont, Llandrillo.
Cemetery or Memorial:Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS Howell 48936
Service:Lancashire Fusiliers (16th Bn.)
Died:28 May 1918
Details:Son of Samuel Williams, of Tynygroes, Llandrillo, Corwen, Meirioneth ; husband of Elizabeth E. Williams, of Glynmadian, Aberhosan, Machynlleth, Mont. Also named on the Corwen War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Guardsman DAVIES Morris Maldwyn 2734593
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:6 Mar 1945
Details:Son of Robert & Margaret A Davies, Ty'n y Wern, Faerdref,  Llandrillo,
Cemetery or Memorial:Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sub-Lieutenant (S) WILLIAMS Glyn
Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (H.M.S Bonaventure)
Died:31 Mar 1941
Details:Tyfos, Llandrillo.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.




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