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Bettws Gwerful Goch War Memorial

Betws Gwerful Goch

The Betws Gwerful Goch War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who were killed in World War I and World War II.

Betws Gwerful Goch is a rural village and community in Denbighshire. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Merionethshire and, between 1974 and 1996, part of the county of Clwyd.

The memorial stands in the village next to the Calvinist Methodist Capel y Gro, on the Maerdy Road.


1914-1918 War

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert AUSTIN 204390
Service:Middlesex Regt.(3rd/10th Bn.)
Died:5 Oct 1917
Details:Son of William & Margaret Austin, Pant Afallen, Betws Gwerful Goch. Lived at Garthisey, Llandrillo. Also commemorated on the  Llandrillo War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Emrys Bodfan DAVIES TR/4/48657
Service:South Wales Borderers(10th Bn.)
Died:15 Mar 1919
Details:Son of the late Mary Grace Davies, of Bodynlliw, Betws Gwerful Goch.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mynwent Capel y Gro, Betws Gwerful Goch.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David ELLIS 30453
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(11th Bn.)
Died:10 Jun 1918
Details:Son of Hugh (late) & Jane Ellis, Pencraig Bach, Betws Gwerful Goch.
Cemetery or Memorial:Karasouli Military Cemetery, Polikastro, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal (Private) Robert Oliver HUGHES 147478
Service:Canadian Infantry(10th Bn.)
Died:3 Jun 1916
Details:Son of John & Margaret Hughes of Cefn Ceirch, Betws Gwerful Goch.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Robert Hughes JONES 17978
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:8 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Ellis & Ellin Hughes, Hafoty Foel, Betws Gwerful Goch. Lived at Ty Newydd Isa.
Cemetery or Memorial:Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert ROBERTS 203746
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers("A" Coy. 16th Bn.)
Died:8 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Jane Roberts, of Laburnum House, Betws Gwerful Goch.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bois-Des-Angles British Cemetery, Crevecoeur-Sur-L'escaut, Nord, France.


1939-1945 War

Rank,Name & Service Number:AircraftmanThomas Holister AUSTIN 1278350
Service:Royal Air Force(84 Sqn.)
Died:17 Feb 1945
Details:Of Meadow View, Betws Gwerful Goch.
Cemetery or Memorial:Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Kenrick Vaughan EVANS 14248467
Service:Lancashire Fusiliers(2/6th Bn.)
Died:22 Jul 1944
Details:Son of Evan Roberts Vaughan & Sarah Margaret Evans (nee Jones), of Alwen View, Betws Gwerful Goch.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mynwent Capel y Gro, Betws Gwerful Goch.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman Roy JONES
Service:Merchant Navy
Died:19 Jul 1942
Details:Son of William Grey Jones and Mary Elizabeth Jonesof WoodbankBetws Gwerful Goch.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, London





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