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Llangynhafal

 

The Llangynhafal War Memorial commemorates those men and women of the area who were killed during World War I and World War II. The memorial takes the form of a tablet set into the wall of St. Cynhafal's Parish Church.

Llangynhafal is a village and community in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Darrell 49883
Service:Cheshire Regiment (9th Bn.)
Died:21 Nov 1916   
Age:20
Details:Formerly of Buarth Mawr, Llangynhafal. Son of David & Henrietta Davies, of  Inglewood, Heyes Lane, Alderley Edge, Manchester, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES David Rees Hanlyn12687
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:11 Aug 1915
Age:32
Details:Son of David Thomas Davies & Jane L Davies, if Eurfaen Hall, Lampeter, Cardiganshire; husband of Mrs Davies, Bodowen, Gellifor. Also commemorated on the Lampeter War Memorial in Ceredigion.
Cemetery or Memorial:East Mudros Military Cemetery, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Henry 37672   
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:4 Aug 1916
Age:21
Details:Son of John & Elizabeth Davies, Cellar, Llangynhafal.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, Poona, India.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Robert Owen 266997
Service:Welsh Regiment (18th Bn.)
Died:23 Nov 1917   
Age:34
Details:Son of Mrs Jemima Jones, of 4, Lletty Cottages, Hendrerwydd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Robert 54646
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:6 Dec 1916
Age:18
Details:Son of Joseph Roberts, of Buarth Mawr, Llangynhafal.
Cemetery or Memorial:Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant WYNNE Edward Henry John
Service:Grenadier Guards(3rd Bn.)
Died:16 Sep 1916
Age:22
Details:Son of Major-General E W Wynne (late Grenadier Guards) & Gwendolyn, his wife, of Coed Coch, Dolwen.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal EVANS Edith W/33255
Service:Auxiliary Territorial Service   
Died:2 Jul 1942
Age:29
Details:Daughter of David Morris Jones & Margaret Jones, of Bylchau; wife of Walter Evans, of Llanddulas.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Cynhafal's Churchyard, Llangynhafal.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Sergeant JONES William David Meirion 7895985
Service:Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. (46th Liverpool Welsh)
Died:6 Jan 1945
Age:24
Details:Son of Peter & Lydia Jones, of Gellifor.
Cemetery or Memorial:Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant Pilot SMITH Eric Granville Moreton 976755
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(605 Sqdn.)
Died:26 May 1943
Age:23
Details:Son of Robert Moreton Smith & Ethel Smith, of Hendrewydd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Crooswijk General Cemetery, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.

 

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