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Prestatyn

The Prestatyn War Memorial commemorates those local people who died in World War I and World War II.

Prestatyn is a town and community in Denbighshire and is located on the north coast.  Before 1974 it was in the historic county of Flintshire, and, between 1974 and 1996, the area was part of the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ANDERSON Thomas 26763 & 1379
Service:King's Shropshire Light Infantry(8th Bn.)formerlyDenbigh Yeomanry
Died:2 Apr 1918
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Lembet Road Military Cemetery, Salonika (Thessaloniki), Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ASH John Buckley PLY/16444
Service:Royal Marine Light Infantry(1st Royal Marine Bn. Plymouth Bn. R.N. Div.)
Died:1 Sep 1915
Age:18
Details:Son of Mrs Margaret Ash, 97 Crescent Rd., Crumpsall, Manchester, Enfgland. Later of Ash Lea, Highbury Avenue, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private BARNETT William John 241110
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/5th Bn.)   
Died:20 Apr 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of William Barnett, Talacre Lodge, Prestatyn. Also on the Llanasa War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private BATTERS Frank Gilderoy 8/900
Service:N.Z.E.F. - Otago Infantry Battalion
Died:8 Aug 1915
Age:19
Details:Born Heswall, Cheshire, England. Son of the late Mr & Mrs Frank Batters, Cavendish House, Prestatyn; brother of P H B Batters of Mostyn.Emigrated in late 1911. Resident of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain BOWES Roy
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(15th Bn.)
Died:5 Aug 1917
Age:23
Details:Born at Failsworth, Manchester, England. Son of Major John & Mrs C A Bowes, of Pen y Parc, Highbury Avenue, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal BRAY George Llewellyn 31311
Service:Manchester Regiment (18th Bn.)
Died:23 Apr 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of Pryce Bray, of Bank Cottage, Broad St., Newtown, Mont., and the late Susan Bray.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private COOK Walter Quest 146744
Service:Machine Gun Corps(51st Coy.)
Died:28 Aug 1918   
Age:19
Details:Son of W & H Cook, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant COOKE Charles William 68653
Service:Royal Field Artillery(15th Bty.)
Died:1 Mar 1919
Age:27
Details:Son of C Cooke, of Altrincham, Cheshire, England; husband of Fanny Cooke, of Ausdell, Sandy Lane, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:COOPER Charles
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DARBEY John E 241043
Service: Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th/6th Bn.)
Died:31 Oct 1918
Age:31
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Peter James 11351
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:30 Jan 1915
Age:19
Details:Grandson of Elizabeth Davies, Penyffrith, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ploegstreert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DOBBINS Francis Leo 429
Service:Denbighshire Yeomanry(1st/1st)
Died:30 Sep 1914
Age:19
Details:Son of John & Bridget Dobbins, of 138, Wellington Street, Rhyl.
Cemetery or Memorial:Rhyl Town Cemetery.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DUPLOCK Charles Leslie 141410
Service:Canadian Infantry(4th Bn. Central Ontario Regiment)
Died:8 Oct 1916
Age:24
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:DUPLOCK Montague
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner ELLIS William 159665
Service:Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery("D" Bty. 187th Bde.)
Died:17 Nov 1917
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Zuydcoote Military Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Bombardier EVANS Robert Parry 42989
Service:Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery
Died:17 Oct 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of John & Ann Evans, Guy House, Axton, Holywell.
Cemetery or Memorial:Passchendaele New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:GIBBONS Wilfred
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Rank,Name & Service Number:First Mate GRIFFITHS Arthur
Service:Mercantile Marine (S.S. "Coquet" (London)
Died:  6 Jan 1916
Age:38
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Tower Hill Memorial, London.

Rank,Name & Service Number:HARDMAN Frederick R
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HAWKINS Stuart A S38567
Service:South Wales Borderers(10th Bn.)
Died:11 May 1918
Age:19
Details:Native of Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. Son of Beatrice Hawkins, of The Drift, Prestatyn, and the late Henry Hawkins.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant HIGGINS Thomas
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Died: 15 Nov 1916
Age:26
Details:Son of John & Amelia Higgins, of Chester, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner HUGHES Ceiriog 160268
Service:Royal Field Artillery("C" Bty. 63rd Bde.)
Died:20 Sep 1918
Age:20
Details:Son of Thomas & Mary Ann Hughes, of Canol-y-Dre, Gronant, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES James Tudor M2/105815 
Service:Army Service Corps(Base Mechanical Transport Depot)
Died:28 Mar 1916
Age:26
Details:Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Hughes, of Gronant House, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES John Elias B/870
Service:Denbighshire Hussars
Died:Q3 1915
Age:29
Details:Son of John and Elizabeth Hughes, Plas Eden, Eden Avenue, Prestatyn.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES Joseph Leonard 29866
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:12 Aug 1916
Age:32
Details:Son of Thomas & Mary Ann Hughes; husband of Elizabeth Emma Hughes, of Hopefield, Holywell.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Laiterie Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES Matthew Henry 240666
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:3 Sep 1918
Age:20
Details:Son of John & Mary Anne Hughes, 17 Albert Terrace, Cement Road, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:HUGHES Thomas E
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Alfred 116834
Service:Canadian Infantry(7th Bn.)
Died:16 Aug 1917   
Age:40
Details:Son of Robert & Ellen Jones, of Llys Eirian, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Master JONES Arthur Rowland
Service:Mercantile MarineH.M.T. Avanti
Died:2 Feb 1918
Age:38
Details:Son of Rowland & Margaret Jones, of Liverpool, England; husband of Elizabeth Jones, of The Nook, Chapel Road,  Prestatyn. Torpedoed by German submarine off St. Albans' Head, off Dorset, England.  Formerly served as First Officer on the Lusitania.
Cemetery or Memorial:Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant JONES Arthur Saunders
Service:Royal Air Force(108th Sqdn.)
Died:27 Sep 1918
Age:18
Details:Son of Mrs M E Jones, of Gorphwysfa, Victoria Road, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES Gwilym   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Herbert 53938
Service:19th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:24 Nov 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of Herbert and Catherine Jones, Railway Cottage, Prestatyn. (Also on the Dyserth War Memorial)
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant JONES Ivor Dryhurst
Service:South Wales Borderers("D" Coy. 5th Bn.)
Died:10 Apr 1918
Age:18
Details:Son of Mrs M E Jones, of Gorphwysfa, Victoria Road, Prestatyn and the late Rev. William Jones.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES John Ivor 43595
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:27 Feb 1917
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Queens Cemetery, Bucqoy, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper JONES Joseph Francis Maldwyn 440549
Service:Royal Engineers (4350 Reserve Field Company)
Died:13 Nov 1917
Age:25
Details:Son of Edward Daniel and Lillie Jones, Olive Villa, Prestatyn (1911 Census). Discharged 25 May 1917 no longer fit for military service.
Cemetery or Memorial:Prestatyn (Christ Church) Churchyard, Flintshire.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Roger Arthur 4710
Service:55th Bn. Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Forces
Died:23 Oct 1916
Age:43
Details:Son of Robert and Eleanor Jones; husband of Jean R Jones, of 1, Barton Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales. Born in Wales.
Cemetery or Memorial:Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper JONES Roland Arthur156342
Service:81st Field Coy. Royal Engineers
Died:23 Nov 1916
Age:24
Details:Son of Arthur Llewelyn Jones and Isabella M. Jones, of 49, Beaconsfield St., Liverpool. formerly Catherine Villa, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Blighty Valley Cemetery, Authuille Wood, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES Samuel
Service:Royal Navy
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant LAWTON Eric Reginald
Service:Manchester Regiment(12th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1917
Age:20
Details:Born at Liverpool, England. Son of Henry & Mary Lawton, of Normanton, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:LEWIS Bernard
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner LIVESEY James Trevor
Service:Royal NavyH.M.S. Fandango
Died:3 July1919
Age:35
Details:Son of Emily M Livesey & the late Walter Livesey; husband of Estella M. Livesey, of Sunset, Prestatyn. Sunk by a mine in the Dvina River, Russia.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MacDONALD William Peter 14166
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:3 May 1916
Age:24
Details:Son of Robina Helen MacDonald, of Mariners Lodge, Sandy Lane, Prestatyn, & the late William Peter MacDonald.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal MADDEN Alfred Burke 203048 & 3497
Service:Royal Warwickshire Regiment(1/5th Bn. Territorial)formerlyWarwickshire Yeomanry
Died:4 Oct 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of the late Mr & Mrs Charles Williamson Madden, of Allahabad, India.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant McLAREN The Hon Francis Walter Stafford
Service:Royal Flying Corps and General List
Died:30 Aug 1917
Age:31
Details:Born Kensington, London, England. Son of Sir Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren, 1st Baron Aberconway & Lady Aberconway; husband of Barbara, daughter of Col. Sir Herbert Jekyll.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Busbridge, Surrey, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant MOCATTA Robert Menzies
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers("D" Coy. 1st/5th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1915
Age:23
Details:Son of Revd. Henry Elias and Katherine Anne Mocatta, of Clive House School, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private OWEN Joseph Hebert 12477
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:16 Aug 1915   
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private OWEN Robert 66133
Service:Cheshire Regiment(1/6th Bn.)
Died:16 Feb 1918   
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private OWEN Thomas Henry 50429
Service:Prince of Wales's Volunteers South Lancashire Regiment(7th Bn.)
Died:6 Oct 1917
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper PARRY William 171070
Service:Royal Engineers(438th Field Coy.)
Died:7 Oct 1917
Age:33
Details:Son of William & Elizabeth Parry; husband of Rosamond Parry, of 7, Gronant Terrace, Prestatyn. Also commemorated on the Meliden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PRITCHARD Sidney 68652
Service:Royal Fusiliers (24th Bn.)
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant PULFORD Samuel
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 Mostyn War Memorials).
Cemetery or Memorial:Zion Congregational Chapelyard, Holywell.

Rank,Name & Service Number:QUINNEY Harold
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private RANDLES Harry 40870 & M/273903,
Service:South Staffordshire Regiment(1st Bn.)formerlyRoyal Army Service Corps
Died:4 Oct 1917
Age:27
Details:Son of Mrs Randles, of 35, Kinmel Street, Rhyl; husband of Nellie Lily Maud Randles, of Stoneleigh, High Street, Rhyl.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:RILEY Angus
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Rank,Name & Service Number:ROBERTS John T
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal ROBERTS Thomas Edward 102588
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery(32nd Siege Bty.)
Died:9 Apr 1918
Age:25
Details:Son of Mary Roberts, of 2, Albert Terrace, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:SEYMOUR Charles
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Born Buckinghamshire, England. Son of John & Anna Seymour, Stafford Terrace, Prestatyn.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private STAFFIN Matthew 26879
Service:King's Shropshire Light Infantry(5th Bn.)
Died:22 Aug 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of George William & Hanora Staffin, of 13, Caradoc Terrace, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:THORNTON James P
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Rank,Name & Service Number:TURNER Thomas
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper WILLIAMS Charles 3092
Service:Royal Engineers (1st/3rd East Lancs. Field Coy.)
Died:17 Jul 1916
Age:34
Details:Son of Margaret Williams, of Maisteg, Prestatyn, & the late William Williams.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Telegraphist WILLIAMS Owen John Mersey Z/1094
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M. Trawler Fraser
Died:17 Jun 1917
Age:22
Details:Son of Joseph & Mary Williams, of Plastirion, Gronant Road, Prestatyn. Sunk by a German mine off Boulogne, France.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS Samuel 36645
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:11 Jul 1916   
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Son of Mr. Margaret Williams, of Clwyd View, Victoria Road, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme,France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:WILLIAMS Walter E   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman WRIGHT Edward J/32071
Service:Royal NavyH.M.S. "Lavender"
Died:5 May 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Wright, of Eccles, Manchester.Nephew of Ellen Wilson, Redcliffe, Victoria Avenue, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial,Devon.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Air Raid Warden ACKERLEY Frank
Service:Civilian
Died:27 Apr 1942
Age:45
Details:Husband of Susannah Mary Ackerley, of 11 Dawson Park. Killed at Ffordd Isa Wardens' Post.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant BARLOW Lawrence 53608
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:20 Feb 1946
Age:58
Details:Son of Rishton & Ellen Barlow; husband of Amelia Gladys Barlow, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Melyd's Churchyard, Meliden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:BARLOW Robert Herrick
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Resident of "Flossville",Ffordd Isa, Prestatyn.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal BARNETT Derrick Vernon 4204117
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:6 May 1944
Age:24
Details:Son of Thomas Edward & Mary Alice Barnett.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kohima War Cemetery,India.

Rank,Name & Service Number:BASTABLE Thomas H
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant BEAVER Warwick Hilson1027038
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(37 Sqdn.)
Died:21 Feb 1943
Age:28
Details:Son of John Harry & Gwendolen Beaver, "Berwyn", Beach Road East, Prestatyn. Husband of Eileen Stella Susan Beaver, of Polperro, Cornwall.
Cemetery or Memorial:Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private BLIGHT Ronald Woodley 4191705
Service:Welsh Regiment
Died:14 Apr 1940   
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Brookwood Memorial, Surrey, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Cadet BROWN Neville Lionel Whitehead
Service:Merchant Navy S.S. Oporto (Liverpool)
Died:13 Mar 1943
Age:16
Details:Son of Oliver Whitehead Brown, & of Edith Brown, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant W. Op.BUCKLEY George Edwards 973940
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(233 Sqdn.)
Died:20 Aug 1941
Age:21
Details:Son of James Edward & Jane Ellen Buckley.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Cadet CASHEN Ronald Albert 218
Service:Air Training Corps(1340 Sqdn.)
Died:9 Sep 1943
Age:17
Details:Son of Joseph Albert & Ethel Cashen,of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Chief Engineer Officer CHATBURN George William
Service:Merchant NavyS.S. Maidan (Liverpool)
Died:5 Nov 1940
Age:54
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs George Chatburn; husband of Dorothy Chatburn, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant W. Op. / Air Gnr.DANIEL Charles Trevor 952491
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(172 Sqdn.)
Died:13 Apr 1942
Age:26
Details:Son of Charles Ernest and Margaret Agnes Daniel. Husband of Margaret Agnes Daniel, Stroud, The Willows, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Heanton Punchardon (St. Augustine) Churchyard,Devon.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Norah May W/792007
Service:Voluntary Aid Detachment
Died:23 Aug 1945
Age:28
Details:Daughter of Thomas Richard Davies, & of Sarah Eleanor Davies, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant DAVIES David John 4196797
Service:The Parachute RegimentA.A.C.(3rd Bn.)
Died:21 Sep 1944
Age:25
Details:Son of Thomas and Esther Martha Davies, of Meliden, Flintshire.Also commemorated on the Meliden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES (P?) Neville14567152
Service:South Staffordshire Regiment(1/6th Bn.)
Died:7 Aug 1944
Age:19
Details:Son of Philip & Frances Davies,of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Fontenay-Le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Volunteer DAVIES Amy W/31400
Service:Auxiliary Territorial Service attd.Royal Berkshire Regiment(11th Bn.)
Died:27 Jul 1940
Age:32
Details:Daughter of Thomas Richard & Sarah Eleanor Davies, of  Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Henley Road Cemetery, Reading Oxfordshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant DAWSON Fred 75760
Service:Cheshire Regiment
Died:20 Feb 1945
Age:36
Details:Son of Fred & Sarah Ellen Dawson, of Prestatyn; husband of Margaret Dawson.
Cemetery or Memorial:Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner EDGE George William 4191187
Service:Royal Artillery(102 Northumberland Hussars Anti-Tank Regt.)
Died:  2 Jun 1941
Age:15
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Suda Bay War Memorial, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:EDWARDS John J
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftman 1st Class ELLIOTT Dermott Gerald Francis1624356
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:14 Mar 1943
Age:19
Details:Son of Cedric Phillip Elliott & of Emma Elliott (nee Jones), of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain FORGAN David Warrington 104051
Service:Royal Army Medical Corpsattd.Coldstream Guards(3rd Bn.)
Died:4 Dec 1943
Age:29
Details:Son of Thomas Henry & Dora Stretch Forgan, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain GODDARD Alan Edward 201922
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:28 Apr 1944
Age:30
Details:Son of Ernest and Dora Kate Goddard. Husband of Agnes Macdonald, Alberta, Bosworth Grove, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Denny and Dunipace Cemetery, Stirlingshire

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Lieutenant Pilot HUGHES Francis Noel 39084
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:19 Jul 1940
Age:29
Details:Son of Robert Thomas Hughes & Edith Elizabeth Hughes, of Prestatyn; husband of Winifred Edith Hughes.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant JEFFRIES Thomas Anwyl 1109614
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(61 Sqdn.)
Died:3 Sep 1942
Age:21
Details:Son of Thomas Frederick & Mary Elizabeth Jeffries, of  Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver JONES David Lawrence 172756
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:17 Aug 1941
Age:25
Details:Son of William & Mary Jones, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES Evan L
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Pilot Officer Roger Llewellyn LLOYD 64266
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve   (77 Sqdn.)
Died:13 Oct 1941
Age:19
Details:Son of Frederick John & Gladys Mary Lloyd, of Caterham on the Hill, Surrey.  Resident of Ulundi, Meliden Road, Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dinant (Citadelle) Military Cemetery,Namur,Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier PARRY William Vernon 4190094
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:26 May 1940   
Age:26
Details:Son of Joseph & Catherine Parry, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Fleurbaix Communal Cemetery,Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman PRICE Robert Gerald C/JX 208179
Service:Royal NavyH.M.S. Arethusa
Died:18 Nov 1942
Age:25
Details:Son of Andrew and Violet Price, of Queen's Ferry, Flintshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chatham Naval Memorial,Kent.

Rank,Name & Service Number:PRITCHARD John
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant RICHARDSON Charles Ernest 552210
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:7 Jan 1941
Age:18
Details:Son of Charles Hallam Richardson, & of May Richardson, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:ROBERTS Megan Egerton
Service:Civilian
Died:3 May 1941   
Age:21
Details:Daughter of Mr Egerton Roberts, of 4 Hafod Road, Prestatyn, and of the late J E Roberts. Died at Mill Road Infirmary, Liverpool, England.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS John Norman 14342786
Service:Prince of Wales's Own West Yorkshire Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:15 May 1945
Age:32
Details:Son of Peter & Florence Roberts, of Prestatyn; husband of Dorothy N Roberts, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Rangoon War Cemetery, Burma.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftman 2nd Class SANDERS Robert Thomas 1004159
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:11 Nov 1940
Age:19
Details:Son of Edward Thomas & Edith Sanders (nee Pierce).
Cemetery or Memorial:Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Pilot STELLIG Maxwell Emil 1506906
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:20 Oct 1943
Age:21
Details:Son of Osie Albert John & Ivy May Stellig, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:TAYLOR Frank   
Service:
Died:
Age:
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant THOMPSON Matthew Percival
Service:Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S. Curacoa
Died:2 Oct 1942
Age:33
Details:Son of Charles Kyme Thompson and Elizabeth Thompson. Husband of Mary Patricia Thompson, of Meliden, Flintshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery, Argyllshire

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant TOMKINSON Stanley Maurice1454635
Service:Royal Horse Artillery(11 Honourable Artillery Coy. Regt.)
Died:29 May 1942
Age:24
Details:Son of Edward & Charlotte Tomkinson, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Knightsbridge War Cemetery,Acroma,Libya.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Warrant Officer Pilot WALMSLEY Brian Cochrane 968165
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:22 Jul 1943
Age:23
Details:Son of William & Kathleen Gertrude Walmsley, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier WATKINS William Trevor 4199371
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(7th Bn.)
Died:22 Jul 1944
Age:28
Details:Son of Trevor & Hannah M. Watkins, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Banneville-Le-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Boy 1st Class WILLIAMS Eric D/SSX 28051
Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Courageous
Died:17 Sep 1939   
Age:17
Details:Son of Thomas Williams, & of Margaret Williams, of Prestatyn. Brother of Robert G Williams (below).
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant W.Op./Obs WILLIAMS Wilfred Lawrence 978460
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(236 Sqdn.)
Died:21 Sep 1942
Age: 23
Details:Son of John & Elizabeth Williams, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman WILLIAMS Robert G D/JX 417782
Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Wedgeport
Died:9 April 1945
Age:20
Details:Son of Thomas Williams & of Margaret Williams, of Prestatyn. Brother of Eric Williams (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Coed Bell Cemetery, Prestatyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Nurse WYNNE Eileen Beatrice
Service:Hackney Hospital, Hackney, London, England.
Died:11 Jan 1941
Age:25
Details:Daughter of Thomas John & Susannah Wynne, of Preswylfa Cross Roads, Meliden. Killed outside Liverpool Street Station. London, England. Worked at Hackney Hospital, High Street, Hackney, London, England. Sister of William Herbert Wynne (below).
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:WYNNE William Herbert
Service:Royal Navy
Died:25 Jul 1941
Age:27
Details:Son of Thomas John & Susannah Wynne, of Preswylfa Cross Roads, Meliden. Brother of Eileen Beatrice Wynne (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Melyd's Churchyard, Meliden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:YOUNG Harold Stuart Leslie
Service:Civilian
Died:3 May 1941
Age:20
Details:Son of Stuart John & Janet Mary Young, of Eastwood, Bryneithin Avenue, Prestatyn. Died at Mill Road Infirmary, Liverpool, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Sources:

Prestatyn War Memorial

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