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Mostyn

 

The Mostyn War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars. The memorial takes the form of a pulpit in Christ Church Parish Church.

Mostyn is a small town, community and port on the Dee Estuary in Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:PrivateThomas William CLIFF 240201
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1917
Age:22
Details:Son of Mrs Catherine Cliff, of 23, Marsh Row, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Daniel DENNIS 975
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1915
Age:26
Details:Son of Edward & Ann Dennis, of Marsh Row, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Thomas EDWARDS 123993
Service:Machine Gun Corps(31st Bn.)
Died:14 May 1918
Age:24
Details:Son of Thomas Edwards, of 7, Squares, Glan y Don, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Caestre Military Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private James HAYES 2917
Service:1st/5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:8 Oct 1915
Age:33
Details:Husband of T. Hayes, of 22, North Parade, New Hey, Rochdale.
Cemetery or Memorial:Portianos Military Cemetery, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Henry HUGHES 41370
Service:Loyal North Lancashire Regiment(9th Bn.)
Died:18 Sep 1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Sarah E Pearson (formerly Hughes), of Taliesin Cottage, Rhewl, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension, Aisne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Isaac JONES 999
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:1 Sep 1915
Age:21
Details:on of John Robert & Margaret Jones, of 30, The Square, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Issac JONES
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Of Rhewl, Mostyn.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Owen JONES 40096
Service:South Lancashire Regiment(3rd Bn.)
Died:13 May 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of Samuel & Jane Jones, of 5, Glan y Morfa, Llanerch y Môr, Mostyn, Flints.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mostyn (Christ Church) Churchyard, Mostyn, Flintshire

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Peter JONES 20977
Service:  14th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:10 Jul 1916
Age:22
Details:Son of Edward and Winifred Jones, of 37, Trevor, Greenfield, Holywell, Flints.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:ChaplainThomas Glasfryn JONES
Service:Army Chaplains' Departmentattd.South Wales Borderers
Died:12 Apr 1917
Age:33
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs John Jones, of 3, Meidrim Road, Llangeitho, Cardiganshire. Late Curate at Mostyn. Died at the Empire Hospital, Vincent Square, London, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Ceitho Churchyard, Llangeitho, Cardiganshire.

Rank,Name & Service Number:PrivateThomas Salisbury JONES 44130
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:8 Apr 1917
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Son of Mr T Jones, of Fishery House, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal John Richard LANCELOT 240939 & 2873
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1917
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Son of John Richard & Sarah Ann Lancelot, of Greenfield.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem Memorial,

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Bertie Stanley LEE 46839
Service:South Wales Borderers(1st Bn.)
Died:4 Nov 1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Robert & Elizabeth Lee, of Bryn Oer, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Christ Church Churchyard, Mostyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper Charles Frederick MALBON 357805 & 43745
Service:Royal Engineers   (4th Field Survey Coy.)formerlyRoyal Army Service Corp(4th Field Survey Coy., R.E.)
Died:30 Mar 1918   
Age:38
Details:Son of Charles & Elizabeth Mary Malbon, of Rothesay, Hykeham Moor, Lincolnshire, England. Enlisted at Holywell.
Cemetery or Memorial:Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Ben OSLER 13296
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:28 May 1917
Age:31
Details:Son of Mary Osler, of Mostyn, & the late Ben Osler.
Cemetery or Memorial:Klein-Vierstaat British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Henry PARRY 75503
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:18 Apr 1918
Age:20
Details:Son of Henry & Ann Eliza Parry, of 1, Halendy, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant Samuel PULFORD
Service:H.M. Tug "Stolic" Royal Naval Reserve (formerly 753 Welsh Horse Reserve)
Died:26 Jun 1917
Age:52
Details:Husband of the late Elizabeth Jane Corkill (formerly Pulford), Hill Glen, Ffordd Las, Prestatyn. Also commemorated on the Holywell and Prestatyn War Memorials).
Cemetery or Memorial:Zion Congregational Chapelyard, Holywell.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Sergeant THOMAS Jacob 6201
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:25 Sep 1915
Age:40
Details:Born in Holywell, Flintshire. Son of the late Jacob & Ann Thomas, of Mostyn, Flintshire; husband of Margaret Thomas, of 2, Parry's Row, Pentre, Queensferry. Also commemorated on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Joseph WHITLY 13302
Service:9th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:11 Nov 1916
Age:24
Details:Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Whitley, White Lion Cottage, Rhewl, Mostyn
Cemetery or Memorial:Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward Irving WILLIAMS 127840 & 204653
Service:Machine Gun Corps Infantry(271st Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:27 May 1918   
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Born at Mostyn. Died at sea. Son of Thomas and Jane Williams, Pontyrow Whitford, Flintshire (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Chatby Memorial, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private George Trevor WILLIAMS 241495
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5/6th Bn.)
Died:15 Nov 1918
Age:30
Details:Son of David & Annie Williams; husband of Jemima Williams, of 14, Tai Trevor, Llanerch y Môr, Mostyn. Died of dysentery in hospital at Alexandria, Egypt.
Cemetery or Memorial:Deir El Belah War Cemetery, Gaza, Palestine.

Rank,Name & Service Number:T W WILLIAMS   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Thomas WILLIAMS 15385
Service:Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians). Formerly 26076, King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Died:31 Jul 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of Peter and Sarah Ann Williams, Halendy, Mostyn.  (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Potijze Chateau Lawn Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Herbert Price WYNNE TR/6/6268 & 201092 & 184658
Service:Training Reserve   (12th Bn.)transf. toLabour Corps(85th Coy.)formerlyRoyal Army Service Corps
Died:17 Sep 1917
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Born Whitford, Flintshire.  Son of John Wynne, of Halendy, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Joseph Edward WYNNE 115689
Service:Machine Gun Corps Infantry(38th Bn.)
Died:10 May 1918
Age:35
Details:Son of Jane E Wynne; husband of M E Wynne, of Mount Villas, Rhewl, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Percy Goronwy ELLIS 4191514
Service:Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders(8th Bn.)
Died:21 Jun 1944
Age:31
Details:Son of Richard & Louisa Ellis; husband of Bera Ellis, of Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Orvieto War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Elwyn HUGHES   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Stephen HUGHES 14739088
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:14 Feb 1945
Age:18
Details:Son of Stephen & Jane Hughes, of Rhewl, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Douglas JONES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Kenneth JONES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant John Ellis THOMAS 1062347
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve   (70 Sqdn.)
Died:21 Sep 1942
Age:35
Details:Son of William & Annie Thomas, of Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Chief Engineer Officer Thomas WILLIAMS
Service:Merchant Navy   M.V. Lady Mostyn (Chester)
Died:23 Jul 1940   
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Son of Thomas & Mary Williams; husband of Margaret Williams, of Mostyn. Sunk by a mine in Liverpool Bay.
Cemetery or Memorial:Picton Cemetery, Llanasa.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Tudor WILLIAMS
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