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The Trefnant War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who were killed during World War I.

The memorial takes the form of a tablet in Holy Trinity Church, designed by George Gilbert Scott.

Trefnant is a village and community in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Albert Leonard HOWITT 1951
Service:South Staffordshire Regiment
Died:30 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Mr Albert E & Mrs Emmaritta L Howitt, of Maes Elwy Lodge, St. Asaph. Resident of Bilston, Staffordshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Holy Trinity Churchyard, Trefnant.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David Owen HUGHES 14424
Service:Grenadier Guards(2nd Bn.)
Died:25 Sep 1916
Details:Born Bodfari. Son of Mrs Sarah Jones, of Trefnant; husband of Evelyn Norah Hughes, of St. Asaph Road, Trefnant.
Cemetery or Memorial:Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal John Thomas HUGHES 12009
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:13 Apr 1917
Details:Born Bodfari. Son of John & Sarah Hughes, of 2, Chapel Street, Trefnant.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Hugh JONES 201115
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(3rd Bn.)
Died:5 Nov 1918
Details:Son of Hugh and Hannah Jones. Brookside, Llanrhaiadr (1911 Census).
Cemetery or Memorial:Holy Trinity Churchyard, Trefnant.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Elias JONES 14370
Service:Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Died:21 Mar 1919
Details:Son of William Henry and Jane Jones, of Tynewydd, Sun Street, Ffestiniog, Merionethshire. Born at Llawrbetws, Merionethshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Holy Trinity Churchyard, Trefnant.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Ernest Allen ROBERTS 4352
Service:2nd/6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment transf. to (405883) 68th Area Employment Coy. Labour Corps.
Died:27 Nov 1917
Details:Son of Rees and Catherine Elizabeth Roberts, Head Keeper's House, Llannerch Park, Trefnant. Husband of Mabel A. Roberts, of 3, Panmure Road, Sydenham, London.
Cemetery or Memorial:Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John WILLIAMS 205222
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(11th Bn.)
Died:18 Sep 1918
Details:Son of Robert & Sarah Williams, of 4, Chapel Street,  Trefnant.
Cemetery or Memorial:Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:James WILLIAMS 295119 & 171890
Service:Manchester Regiment(1st/7th Bn.) formerly Royal Field Artillery
Died:1 Jun 1917
Details:Son of John Evan & Elizabeth Williams, Bryn Hyfryd, Trefnant.
Cemetery or Memorial:Neuville-Bourjonval British cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Arthur YOUNG 23802
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:24 Jan 1916
Details:Son of John Young, of The Gardens, Llannerch Park, St. Asaph.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais, France.



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