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Queensferry

The Queensferry War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II.

The memorial tablets are in Queensferry War Memorial Institute and Queensferry School (marked *).

Queensferry is a village in Deeside in Flintshire.   Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ANKERS (*) Joseph Thomas 40515
Service:20th Bn. Manchester Regiment
Died:05/12/1916
Age:22
Details:Son of William and Lizzie Ankers, of Main Rd., Pentre, Hawarden, Flints. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant CARTER (*) Leonard 240472
Service:14th Bn, Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:22/04/1918
Age:20
Details:Son of Emma Carter, 17 Plumpton Street, Warrington, Cheshire, England. Also listed on the Hawarden War memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private CROFT (*) Herbert Hamilton M/376199
Service:16th G.H.Q. Reserve M.T. Coy. Royal Army Service Corps
Died:10/02/1919
Age:21
Details:Son of Robert and Jessie Croft, of Eastwood, Hawarden, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden war Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES (* ) Frederick George 66021
Service:1/6th Bn. Cheshire Regiment
Died:16/02/1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Frederick George and Annie Davies, of 4, New St., Pentre, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden war memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EVANS (*) Edgar 240263
Service:1st/5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:09/03/1918
Age:23
Details:Son of John and Esther Evans, of 1, North Terrace. Sandycroft, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private FOX William 18783
Service:16th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:7 March 1916
Age:26   
Details:Son of William Henry and Sarah Fox, of Queen's Ferry; husband of Ada Fox, of Carew House, Queen's Ferry, Chester.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant GLADSTONE William Glynne Charles
Service:1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers   
Died:13 April 1915
Age:29
Details:Son of William Henry Gladstone and the Hon. Gertrude Gladstone, of Hawarden Castle, Flintshire and Grandson of Rt Hon. W.E. Gladstone, the former Prime Minister
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Hawarden (St. Deiniol) Churchyard, Flintshire

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GRIFFITHS (*) Charles 48393
Service:2nd Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers
Died:21/04/1918   
Age:
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Mont-Bernanchon British Cemetery, Gonnehem, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GRIFFITHS (*) Edward Thomas 38568 Formerly 4/2708, T.R. Battalion.
Service:7th Bn. King's (Shropshire Light Infantry)
Died:30/05/1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Samuel and Mary Ann Griffiths, of Queen's Ferry, nr. Chester.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Sandpits British Cemetery, Fouquereuil, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private IZZARD Clarence 12717
Service:8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:7 Oct 1915
Age:20
Details:Son of John and Lizzie Izzard, of 3, Thorpe St., Rhyl. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JACKSON (*) David Samuel 11513
Service:1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:30/06/1916
Age:23
Details:Son of Margaret Jackson, Excelsior Cottage, Queensferry, Flints (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES (*) Edward John 55998
Service:15th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:31/07/1917
Age:23
Details:Son of Edward and Lucy Jones, of 1, Ivy Cottage, Aston, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private LATHAM (* ) Henry Stephen1326
Service:5th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers   
Died:21 Aug 1915
Age:19
Details:Son of Paul and Mary J Latham, 8 Queen St, Flint (1901 Census). Also listed on the Hawarden & Queensferry War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli)

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private LEATHERBARROW (*) Eric 48709
Service:1st Bn. South Wales Borderers
Died:23/07/1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Annie Lilian Leatherbarrow, 10 Kirby Grove, Shotton, Flint. Brother of James Minard Leatherbarrow (below). Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal LEATHERBARROW (*) James Minard 788
Service:5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:10/08/1915
Age:21
Details:Son of Annie Lilian Leatherbarrow, 10 Kirby Grove, Shotton, Flint. Brother of Eric Leatherbarrow (above). Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli)

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private LEWIS (*) Griffith Thomas 45904
Service:50th Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Died:12/04/1918
Age:20
Details:Son of William Lewis, of 50, Station Rd., Queensferry, Chester, and the late Mary Anne Lewis. Also listed on the Connah's Quay and Shotton and Hawarden War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Ploegstreert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private LITTLER (*) Albert H (served as Albert HANNAH) 53888
Service:1st Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:04/05/1917
Age:18
Details:Son of Mrs. Lilly Littler, of 17, Welsh Rd., Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MORRIS (*) Isaac Walter 36692
Service:13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:31/07/1917
Age:19
Details:Brother of Miss M. T. Morris, of 17, Henrietta St., Shotton, Chester.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant MUMFORD (*) B
Service:RAF
Died:
Age:
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private NICHOLS Percy (*) 11536
Service:8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers   
Died:20 Oct 1915
Age:18
Details:Son of Mr. W. J. and Mrs. J. E. Nichols, of Cycle Stores, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Connah's Quay and Shotton War & Queensferry Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS (*) David
Service:Cheshire Regiment
Died:
Age:
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private STREFFORD (*) Thomas 89365
Service:2nd Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:15/11/1918
Age:23
Details:Son of Edwin and Mary Ann Strefford, of Shotton, Chester. Also listed on the Connah's Quay and Shotton and Hawarden War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftman 1st Class TAYLOR (*) James Roach 242044
Service:11th Sqdn. Royal Air Force
Died:05/09/1919
Age:20
Details:Son of W. H. and Bessie Taylor, of 37, Gladstone Rd., Cambrian View, Chester.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Hawarden Cemetery, Flintshire

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private THOMAS (*) Frank 29256  Formerly 82581, Lancashire Fusiliers.
Service:2/5th Bn. King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Died:04/10/1918
Age:18
Details:Grandson of Harriet Rowland, 12 Rose Terrace Sandycroft. (1911 Census).
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman VENABLES (*) John R/6004
Service:Anson Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Died:28/03/1918
Age:20
Details:Son of James and Mary Jane Venables, of Chemical Works, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1., Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner WAINWRIGHT (*) Samuel 116308
Service:29th Bty. 42nd Bde. Royal Field Artillery
Died:05/04/1917   
Age:20
Details:Son of Robert and Mary Ann Wainwright, of 31, Brookside Garden City, Queensferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Faubourg D'amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WIGLEY (*) Thomas 43814
Service:16th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:30/08/1918
Age:22
Details:Son of John and Elizabeth Wigley, of Gladstone Terrace, Pentre, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France

 

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