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Penyffordd & Penymynydd

These Memorials commemorates those men of the Penyffordd and Penymynydd area who died in the First and Second World Wars. Two memorial plaques are sited inside the Penyffordd & Penymynydd War Memorial Institute.

Penyffordd is a village and community Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996, it was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Henry T ASBURY 262808
Service:Royal Engineers   Syren Forces
Died:1 Feb 1919
Age:36
Details:Born at Penymynydd. Son of Richard & Emma Asbury; husband of Mary Elizabeth Asbury, of Belle Vue Terrace, Penyffordd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Murmansk New British Cemetery, Russia.

Rank,Name & Service Number:GunnerGeorge Vincent DAVIES 831931
Service:Royal Field Artillery("A" Bty. 241st Bde.)
Died:11 Sep 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of Ithel & Rose Hannah Davies of Penyffordd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Arthur GRIFFITHS 12317
Service:1st Bn. North Staffordshire (Prince of Wales's) Regiment
Died:31 Aug 1916
Age:36
Details:Born Penyffordd. Son of Margaret Griffiths, Rhos Road, Penyffordd, Hope. (1901 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Frank GRIFFITHS 12316
Service:Prince of Wales' North Staffordshire Regiment(8th Bn.)
Died:6 Nov 1918
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Brother of Mr T G Griffiths, of Rose Cottage, Penyffordd. Enlisted at Castleford, Yorkshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Awoingt British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Alfred HEMMINGS 241473
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of William and Mary Hemmings, of The Cottage, Penyffordd.
Cemetery or Memorial:  Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Charles JONES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Richard LEWIS 33904
Service:South Wales Borderers (2nd Bn.)
Died:20 Aug 1918
Age:25
Details:Son of Noah and Hannah Lewis, Penymynydd, Mold (1911 Census): husband of Emily Lewis. Also commemorated on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension Bailleul, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal J Percival MESSHAM 21494
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:23 Aug 1916
Age:
Details:
Son of Edward & Mary Ellen Messham, of Dobshill.
Cemetery or Memorial:Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John William ROBERTS 6025
Service:Connaught Rangers(5th Bn.)
Died:10 Mar 1918
Age:34
Details:Son of Joseph Roberts, of Laburnum Cottage, Penymyndd; and the late Martha Roberts.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ramleh War Cemetery, Ramla, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Samuel WILCOCK 21495
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:16 Aug 1916
Age:
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Son of Thomas & Barbara Wilcock, of Bannel.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:James BRADSHAW
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Robert DAVIES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver Thomas EDWARDS T/10673230
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:29 May 1943
Age:21
Details:Son of William H & Sarah E Edwards, of Penyffordd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner James ELLIS 1818009   
Service:Royal Artillery(3 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.)
Died:9 May 1943
Age:28
Details:Son of Samuel & Ann Ellis, of Pontybodkin; husband of May Louisa Ellis, of Tir y Fron, Pontybodkin.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Leading AircraftsmanThomas Peter Raymond HULLEY 1411108
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(2749 Sqdn. R.A.F. Regt.)
Died:22 Mar 1943
Age:21
Details:Son of Thomas & Emma Hulley, of Dobshill.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Penymynydd.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Harold JOHNSON
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Joseph PRICE   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Joseph Edward REYNOLDS 1808364
Service:Monmouthshire Regiment(3rd Bn.)
Died:17 Aug 1944
Age:23
Details:Of Hafod Owen, Hope. Son of Joseph & Maggie Reynolds, of Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Banneville-la-Campagne War Memorial, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant John Charles WILLIS 1621067
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:8 Mar 1944
Age:26
Details:Son of Charles and Ada M Willis, of Penyffordd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant George Harold WILLIAMS 964465
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:30 Nov 1944
Age:26
Details:Son of Thomas & Clara Alice Williams; husband of Joyce Mable Williams, of Penyffordd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Christ Church Churchyard, Pontbleiddyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner William WRIGHT 4201802
Service:Royal Artillery(20 Anti-Tank Regt.)
Died:20 Jul 1944
Age:29
Details:Son of Edward Wright, & of Ellen Wright, of Penyfford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Pilot Officer Charles Norman WRIGHT 174338
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(630 Sqdn.)
Died:8 Jul 1944
Age:29
Details:Son of Joseph & Maud Eliza Wright, husband of Phyllis Collins Wright, of Dobshill.
Cemetery or Memorial:Omerville Communal Cemetery, Val d'Oise, France.

 

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