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Cofebau Rhyfel Waen



The Waen War Memorial commemorates those from the area who died in wartime. The memorial stands in the grounds of the Waen Calvinistic Methodist Chapel.

The small village of Waen is in the Community of Tremeirchion, Cwm & Waen to the south of St. Asaph in Denbighshire. The village was in historic Flintshire and, between 1974 and 1996, was part of the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Major BIBBY Henry (Harry) Leigh
Service:Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry
Died:4 May 1917
Details:Son of the late John Bibby & Frances Caroline Bibby (nee Grundy), of Fachwen, Waen. Died when the HMT Transylvania was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine, off Genoa, Italy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Savona Memorial, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Joseph 60969
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:14 Mar 1918
Details:Son of Robert & Laura Davies, of Cyffredin, Waen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner JONES John Hugh 160891
Service:Royal Field Artillery("A" Bty. 190th Bde.)
Died:30 Jul 1918
Details:Husband of Elizabeth Jones, of Ysgol Isa, Waen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, Aisne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Joseph C28360
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:8 Aug 1918
Details:Son of David & Grace Jones, of Arthur Cottage, Waen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Thomas Allen 37044
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(15th Bn.)
Died:10 Jul 1916
Details:Born Cheshire, England. Son of David & Anne, Fachwen, Waen. Also commemorated on the Llandudno War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Thomas Hugh 2841
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:6 Mar 1917
Details:Son of John Edward & Margaret Jones; husband of Annie Jones, of TÅ· Newydd, Waen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Major WILLIAMS William Robert MBE 258601
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:2 Feb 1945
Details:Son of William & Annie Williams, of Waen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Florence War Cemetery, Italy.




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