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Sandycroft

The Sandycroft War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II.
The memorial is in St. Francis Church in Chester Road.

Sandycroft 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 Joseph Thomas ANKERS 40515
Service:Manchester Regiment(20th Bn.)
Died:5 Dec 1916
Age:21
Details:Born in Sandycroft. Son of Arthur & Lizzie Ethel Ankers, Main Road, Pentre, Hawarden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Lewis CHARE 61248
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:22 Apr 1918
Age:27
Details:Born at Small Heath, Birmingham, England. Son of William & Mary Ann Chare; husband of Martha Amelia Chare, of 73, Phoenix Street, Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private James CRISP 10126
Service:Cheshire Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:5 Sep 1916
Age:32
Details:Son of Alfred Crisp, of Fayette Avenue, Eden Center, Brockport, New York, USA; husband of Rose A Crisp, of 15, North Terrace, Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John DRYLAND 53953
Service:Welsh Regiment(15th Bn.)attd.Royal Engineers
Died:30 Jun 1917
Age:25
Details:Son of John Dryland, of Chester, England. Gransdon of Ann Foulkes, of Phoenix Street, Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:E J EVANS
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edgar EVANS 240263
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/5th Bn.)
Died:9 Mar 1918
Age:23
Details:Born in Queensferry. Son of John & Esther Evans, of 1, North Terrace, Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Philip Charles EVANS 53957
Service:Welsh Regiment(15th Bn.)
Died:30 Jul 1917
Age:24
Details:Born in Sandycroft. Son of William and Maria Evans, of Doveyscroft, Hawarden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner John HOUGH 35851
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery(93rd Coy.)
Died:27 Aug 1914
Age:27
Details:Son of Henry & Catherine Hough, Pentre, Hawarden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kanatte Cemetery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Ira John IVIN DM2/195223
Service:594th M. T. Coy.attd.X Corps. Army Service Corps
Died:20 Oct 1917 or 27 Sep 1916
Age:30
Details:Born Pontymister, Risca, Monmouthshire. Son of Elizabeth Ivin, Shaftesbury Terrace, Risca, Monmouthshire. Husband of Catherine E Ivin, of Hawarden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:S LATHAM   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:PrivateThomas John MASSEY 20143
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (14th Bn.)
Died:10 Jul 1916
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Son of Henry & Elizabeth Massey, of Pentre, Hawarden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Joseph McDONOUGH 11697
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:14 Jul 1916
Age:25
Details:Born in Liverpool, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Deiniol's Churchyard, Hawarden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David ROBERTS 240981
Service:1st/4th Bn. Cheshire Regiment
Died:14 Oct 1918
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Son of Margaret Roberts and brother of Edward Roberts.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hooge Crater Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:E A D SMITH
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Rank,Name & Service Number:F THOMAS   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Joseph THOMAS 53947
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:11 Jan 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of Samuel & Kate Thomas, of Dee View, Hawarden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:J WALTON   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Thomas Henry WIGLEY 43814
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:30 Aug 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of John & Elizabeth Wigley, Gladstone Terrace, Pentre, Hawarden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:F WILLIAMS
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Rifleman Joseph WILLIAMS 371330
Service:London Regiment -Post Office Rifles(8th Bn.)
Died:24 Jul 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of Samuel & Emily Williams, of Brook Cottage, Moor Lane, Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Oak Dump Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William WILLIAMS 241333
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1917
Age:23
Details:Son of Samuel & Emily Williams, of Brook Cottage, Moor Lane, Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper Thomas Hubert BOSWELL 7912903
Service:11th Hussars Royal Armoured Corps
Died:10 Mar 1945
Age:28
Details:Son of Thomas & Lily Boswell; husband of Olive Eileen Boswell, of Mancot Royal.
Cemetery or Memorial:Rome War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner William Leonard BURROWS 1721779
Service:Royal Artillery(240 Bty., 771. I.A.A. Regt.)
Died:30 Apr 1944
Age:34
Details:Son of George & Elizabeth Burrows, of Sandycroft; husband of Muriel Burrows, of Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan.

Rank,Name & Service Number:J G CHAPMAN
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal George Ernest FARDOE 2734947
Service:Welsh Guards(2nd Bn.)
Died:6 Sep 1944
Age:24
Details:Son of Richard Ernest & May Fardoe, of Queensferry.
Cemetery or Memorial:Wavre Communal Cemetery, Brabant Wallon, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Greaser Henry GEORGE 70220
Service:Naval Auxiliary Personnel - Merchant Navy(HMS Tynwald)
Died:12 Nov 1942
Age:31
Details:Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Annie George; husband of Anne George, of Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Naval Memorial, Liverpool, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:I HUGHES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:H HUMPHREYS
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Ordinary Seaman James JONES P/JX 234979
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Barham)
Died:25 Nov 1941
Age:25
Details:Son of Samuel & Ada Maud Jones, of Sandyford, Staffordshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:T KELLY
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Arthur LIVERSAGE 4199417
Service:Durham Light Infantry(8th Bn.)
Died:10 Sep 1944
Age:26
Details:Son of Samuel & Edith Liversage; husband of Kathleen Veronica Liversage, of Birkenhead, Cheshire, England.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Seaman Henry William LUMBER GP/X 21152A
Service:Royal Naval Reserve(HMS Egret)
Died:27 Aug 1943
Age:26
Details:Son of Alfred & Annie Lumberg; husband of Kathleen Joan Lumberg, of Queensferry.
Cemetery or Memorial:Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Leading SeamanThomas MATHEWS-SHEEN P/JX 150561
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Royal Oak)
Died:14 Oct 1939
Age:24
Details:Son of Reginald Thomas Mathews-Sheen & Margaret Mathews-Sheen; husband of Ruby Lilian Dorothy Mathews-Sheen, of Southsea, Hampshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Frank MICHELL 4202923
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(6th Bn.)
Died:24 Sep 1944
Age:24
Details:Son of Sampson & Charlotte Michell, of Pentre, Hawarden.
Cemetery or Memorial:Valkenswaard War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Alfred SNEAD 4209316
Service:South Lancashire Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:24 Jun 1944
Age:26
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Cemetery or Memorial:
La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:SapperThomas Henry WIMBUSH 1898452
Service:Royal Engineers
Died:29 Sep 1943
Age:24
Details:Son of Thomas & Annie Wimbush, Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Herbert Edward John WORTHING 14425117
Service:Welsh Regiment(1/5th Bn.)
Died:16 Aug 1944
Age:19
Details:Son of Herbert E & Lilian E Worthing, of Sandycroft.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

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