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Bettws yn Rhos War Memorial

Betws yn Rhos

The Betws yn Rhos War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I.
The memorial, in the form of a stone, standing Celtic Cross, featuring Celtic knotwork, stands in the grounds of St. Michael's Parish Church. It was unveiled in 1920.

Betws yn Rhos is a village and community in the County Borough of Conwy. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire, and between 1974 and 1996 of the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Arthur DAVIES
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Jones DAVIES 140462 & 118150
Service:Machine Gun Corps (32nd Bn.) formerly Royal Field Artillery
Died:10 Aug 1918
Details:Son of Joseph & Margaret Davies, of Carci Farm, Betws yn Rhos.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John HUGHES   
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Thomas JONES 5460
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:28 Aug 1918
Details:Son of Elias & Elizabeth Jones, of Tan Llan, Betws yn Rhos.
Cemetery or Memorial:Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Trevor OWEN 46866
Service:South Wales Borderers(1st Bn.)
Died:20 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Richard & Elizabeth E Owen, of Cae Mattw, Betws yn Rhos.
Cemetery or Memorial:Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Lloyd ROBERTS 40176
Service:Welsh Regiment(16th Bn.)
Died:27 Dec 1916
Details:Son of David Foulkes Roberts, Top Shop, Betws-yn-Rhos, Denbighshire. Born Betws yn Rhos. Also named on the Colwyn Bay War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:White House Cemetery, St. Jean-les-Ypres, Ieper, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant Edward Henry John WYNNE
Service:Grenadier Guards (3rd Bn.)
Died:16 Sep 1916
Details:Son of Major-General E. W. Wynne (late Grenadier Guards) & Gwendolyn Wynne, of Coed Coch, Dolwen, Betws yn Rhos.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France.



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