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Broughton (Wrexham) War Memorial

Broughton (Wrexham)

Brychtyn (Wrecsam)

The Broughton War Memorial commemorates those local people who died in wars. Broughton is a community in the County Borough of Wrexham, and contains the villages of Brynteg, Caego, Lodge, Moss, New Broughton, Pentre Broughton and Southsea. Until 1974 Broughton was in the historic county of Denbighshire and, from 1974 to 1996, in the county of Clwyd.

The memorial, taking the form of a memorial gate, is in Brynteg and was unveiled in 1923.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Theophilus Cartwright 26031
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (17th Bn.)
Died:8 May 1919
Age:29
Details:Son of John and Elizabeth Cartwright, 23 Wrexham Road, Broughton (1901 Wales Census).
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Arthur Davies 16939
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (13th Bn.)
Died:21 Feb 1916
Age:23
Details:Born in Brynteg. Son of Mrs M J Powell (formerly Davies), of 5, Maes y Derwen, Mold, Flintshire
Cemetery or Memorial:Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Arthur G Davies
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Edward Albert Davies G/4768
Service:Royal Fusiliers - City of London Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:18 Oct 1915
Age:20
Details:Son of Edward Davies, 27 High Street, Brymbo. (1911 Census). Grantee Margaret J Williams
Cemetery or Memorial:Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward Davies T/419579, 69388
Service:Private Army Service Corps (1st Reserve M.T. Depot - Grove Park) formerly 69388 R.W.F. 3rd Bn.)
Died:29 Jun 1918
Age:31
Details:Adopted son of Mrs Mary Grainger, of 7, Long Lane, Broughton. Also commemorated on the Brymbo War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Pioneer Edward Henry Davies/Davis 16142
Service:Royal Engineers
Died:11 Mar1918
Age:30
Details:Born Llangynog, son of Evan & Ellen Davies. Also commemorated on Brymbo WM.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tincourt New British Cemetery

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward Roger Davies 635
Service:Royal Irish Regiment (5th Bn.) formerly Somerset Light Infantry (Reg. No. not stated)
Died:16 Aug 1915
Age:
Details:
Son of Mrs. Margaret Ann Williams, of 25, Cobden Rd., Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli).

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GeorgeDavies 78090
Service:14th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:8 Oct 1918   
Age:19
Details:Son of Matthew and Elizabeth Davies, of Bottom Rd., Summerhill, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John William Davies 245097
Service:Manchester Regiment(1st/10th Bn.)
Died:23 Aug 1918
Age:20
Details:Son of John and Sara A Davies and brother of Kezia E Jones, Moss Brake, Broughton (1901 Wales Census). Born in Gobowen, Shropshire, England. Resident of Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:  Queen's Cemetery, Bucquoy, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Kendrick Davies 200385
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:27 May 1917
Age:26
Details:Son of John & Sarah J Davies of Cross Road, Cerney. Also commemorated on the Gwersyllt War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Henry Davies 87157
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:18 Sep 1918
Age:25
Details:Son of Robert and Elizabeth Davies, of 2, Arrons Road, Pentre Isa, Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Arthur Dodd 33980
Service:Devon Regiment (8th Bn.) (formerly 64129 Private 20th Bn. Manchester Regiment)
Died:30 Nov 1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Robert and Eliza Dodd, 17 Pendwll Road, Moss. (1911 Census).
Cemetery or Memorial:Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private George Arthur Edwards (aka Arthur G Edwards) 39712
Service:49th Field Amb. Royal Army Medical Corps.
Died:12 Apr 1917
Age:29
Details:Son of John and Minnie Edwards, of 12, Broughton Rd., Lodge Brymbo, Wrexham. Also commemorated on the Brymbo War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Edwards 1435
Service:1st Welsh Guards
Died:11 Mar1918
Age:30
Details:Born Gwersyllt, son of John & Elizabeth Edwards, brother of Oliver
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial

Rank,Name & Service Number:L/cpl Walter Ellison/ Denson 7537/ 3367
Service:RWF 4th Battalion
Died:9 May1915
Age:27
Details:Born "Bretton Workhouse, Cheshire". Husband of Margaret Elizabeth Ellison, 4, Bryn Coed Road, Moss.Son of John & Jane Denson
Cemetery or Memorial:Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner,Cuinchy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper Bethuel Evans132867
Service:Royal Engineers(254th Tunnelling Coy.)
Died:14 Oct 1918
Age:26
Details:Son of Evan & Ellen Evans, of 15, Cross Road, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Fresnoy-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Aisne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Charles Edward Evans 8153
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/4th Bn.)
Died:12 Jan 1916
Age:22
Details:Foster son of William P. and Isabella Roberts, of 2, Pleasant View, Cerney, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Frank Evans 87145
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:29 Oct 1918
Age:22
Details:Husband of Hannah Elizabeth Evans (now Jones), of 13, Castletown Road, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Evan Goodwin 15141
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:1 May 1916
Age:31
Details:Husband of Ellen Edwards or Evans. Born in Wrexham Workhouse. Lived in Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Albert Griffiths 2719 / 686472
Service:RHA / RFA
Died:17 Jun 1917
Age:22
Details:Son of Joseph & Mary Griffiths, brother of Arnold Griffiths
Cemetery or Memorial:La Plus Douve Farm, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Peter Griffiths 499 / 345085
Service:Den. Yeomanry/ RWF 24th Battalion
Died:5 Nov 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of John & Margaret Griffiths
Cemetery or Memorial:Terlinchthun British Cemetery. Wimille.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Richard Griffiths 3167 / 240127
Service:RWF 5th Battalion
Died:28 Jan 1921
Age:39
Details:Son of Richard & Margaret Griffiths
Cemetery or Memorial:Brymbo St Mary's.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Arthur Griffiths
Service: RWF
Died:
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Born in Lodge, Broughton. Lived at 19 Nant Road, Lodge. Son of John & Elizabeth Griffiths nee Roberts.
Cemetery or Memorial:Brymbo

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Robert Thomas Griffiths 12117
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (8th Bn.)
Died:14 Nov 1916
Age:36
Details:Son of William Griffiths; husband of Jane Harrison (formerly Griffiths), of 16, Castletown Rd., Moss, Wrexham, Denbighshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Thomas Griffiths 87471
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:7 Oct 1918
Age:25
Details:Husband of Blodwen Griffiths, of 7, Bersham Road, New Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bois-des-Angles British Cemetery, Crevecoeur-sur-L'Escaut, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:SGT John Gwynne 11651/ 11657
Service:Cheshire 1st / 11th
Died:
Age:
Details:
discharged 5 July 1917. Husband of Eva Elsie Morgan
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private George Gordon Herne 285522 & 50643
Service:Welsh Regiment(9th Bn.)formerly Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:23 Mar 1918
Age:32
Details:Son of Edmund & Harriet Herne, of 10, Station Road, Broughton. Born in Briton Ferry, Glamorgan. Also commemorated on the Brymbo War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward William HUGHES 15745
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (9th Bn.)
Died:25 Sep 1915
Age:33
Details:Son of Ellen Hughes, 32 High Street, Brymbo (1911 Census). Also commemorated on the Brymbo War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Isaac Humphreys 200247
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/4th Bn.)
Died:26 Oct 1918
Age:30
Details:Son of Isaac and Victoria Humphreys, of 6, Nelson Terrace, New Road, Southsea.Also named on the Southsea War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:All Saints Churchyard, Southsea.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Henry Jenkins 5571 / 200057
Service:RWF 4th Battalion
Died:2 Dec 1918
Age:29
Details:Son of George & Frances Jenkins
Cemetery or Memorial:Lille, Southern Cemetery, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David Evan Jones 7128
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:11 Sep 1914
Age:21
Details:Son of Hugh Evan Jones and Jane Jones, of 20, Council Houses, Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Evan Jones 161477
Service:M G Corps 4th Battalion
Died:13 Nov 1918
Age:26
Details:Son of William & Sarah Jones
Cemetery or Memorial:Etaples Cemetery.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Harold Jones 40613
Service:York and Lancaster Regiment (9th Bn.)
Died:12 Oct 1917
Age: 23
Details:Son of William & S Jones, of Broughton; husband of Kate Jones, of 7, Long Lane, Broughton. Also commemorated on the Brymbo War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Road South Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Jones 12636
Service:RWF 10th Battalion
Died:13 Nov 1916
Age:36
Details:Son of Samuel & Elizabeth Jones, of 19, Edwards Rd Brynteg
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Thomas Jones 200155
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (4th Bn.)
Died:18 Sep 1916   
Age:25
Details:Son of Robert and Amelia Jones, of 10, Imperial Terrace, New Broughton, Wrexham; husband of Esther Jones, of 2, Imperial Terrace, New Broughton, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Peron Jones 244842
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:27 Apr 1920
Age:20
Details:Son of Elizabeth J. Jones, of 51, Victoria Road, Brynteg, and the late Thomas Jones.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Thomas Jones 32600
Service:Welsh Regiment 16th
Died:7 July 1916
Age:  27
Details:Son of George Lleelyn & Sarah Elizabeth Jones of Pentre Issa, Broughton & 22 Empress Rd Wrexham
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Jones 200374, 7131 M.M.

Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (4th Bn.) (also 7131 R.W.F
Died:2 Feb 1918
Age:26
Details:Brother in Law of Charles Hughes, 7 Top Boat House, Moss, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ruyaulcourt Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Owen Jones 28985
Service:South Wales Borderers(1st Bn.)
Died:16 Dec 1917
Age:34
Details:Son of William & Sarah Jones, of 10, Daisy Bank, Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:Artillery Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Pioneer Joseph Lee or Lea 129910, 18289

Service:Pioneer Royal Engineers formerly 18289 Royal Welsh Fusiliers ("N" Special Coy. R.E)
Died:14 Aug 1917
Age:22
Details:Son of Richard & Ann Lea, of Westminster Road, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ieper Reservoir Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Rifleman Llewellyn Lloyd 608145
Service:18th (County of London) Battalion (London Irish Rifles) formerly 1655 North Wales Brigade A.S.C.
Died:17 Aug 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of Leah Lloyd, 27 Westminster Street, Pentre Broughton, Wrexham (1911 Wales Census). Brother of Matthew Henry Lloyd (below)
Cemetery or Memorial:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Matthew Henry Lloyd 46927
Service:Essex Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:23 Aug 1918
Age:24
Details:Son of Thomas & Leah Lloyd, of 1a, Daisy Road, Brynteg. Son of Leah Lloyd, 27 Westminster Road, Pentre Broughton, Wrexham (1911 Wales Census). Brother of Llewellyn Lloyd (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper William Arthur Lloyd 121706
Service:Royal Engineers(179th Tunnelling Coy.)
Died:19 Dec 1915
Age:37
Details:Son of Mrs M E Cunnah (formerly Lloyd), of 26, Ruthin Road, Bwlchgwyn and the late Enoch Lloyd; husband of E J Jones (formerly Lloyd), of Avondale, Gatewen Road, New Broughton
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Samuel Maddocks 24761
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:23 Aug 1918   
Age:24
Details:Son of Aaron & Catherine Maddocks, of 19, Black Lane Road, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bapaume Post Military Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Lewis Manuel M/331919
Service:Army Service Corps (Mechanical Transport)attd. 27th Field Amb. Royal Army Medical Corps
Died:22 Aug 1918
Age:36
Details:Son of Charlotte Manuel; husband of Mrs M Manuel, of Ivor Cottages, Victoria Road, Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:Caestre Military Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Albert Parry 31700, 16063
Service:Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire) Regiment (7th Bn.) formerly 16063 R.W.F.
Died:7 Jun 1917
Age:22
Details:Son of Robert Edwin and Sarah Parry, 25 Castle Road, Moss, Wrexham. Husband of Margaret Parry. Also commemorated on the Wrexham War Memorial. Born in Broughton
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Stephen Parry 78266
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (2nd Bn.)
Died:8 Oct 1918
Age:20
Details:Son of David and Emily Parry, of 11 Rowlands Rd., Pentre, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Guizancourt Farm Cemetery, Gouy, Aisne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Joseph Parry 25252
Service:Cheshire 2nd
Died:25 May 1915
Age:25
Details:Son of Thomas & Margaret Parry of 21, Quarry Rd Broughton
Cemetery or Memorial:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Joseph Parry 5655
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (9th Bn.)
Died:4 Dec 1915
Age:18
Details:Son of Robert and Selina Parry, 12 Eagle Street, Wrexham. Also commemorated on the Wrexham War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'avoue, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Price Pritchard Perrin 87414
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:8 Oct 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of William and Cordelia Perrin, 10 Bryn Road, Cerney. Brother of Thomas Henry Perrin (below)
Cemetery or Memorial:Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:PrivateThomas Henry Perrin 26025
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:13 May 1916
Age:21
Details:Son of William and Cordelia Perrin, 10 Bryn Road, Cerney and husband of Catherine Perrin, of 13, Castletown Road, Moss. Brother of Price Pritchard Perrin (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Rue-du-Bacquerot No. 1 Cemetery, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Llewelyn Peters 28266
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(19th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of William Henry and Johanna Peters, of 4, Brake Road, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Thomas Povey 36485
Service:Cheshire 10th / 14th
Died:9 Oct 1916
Age:19
Details:Son of Thomas & Margaret Povey
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Thomas Povey   
Service:
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Son of Peter & Rachel Povey ( presumed)
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Reginald Pierce 345596
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)
Died:10 Nov 1918
Age:33
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs E J Pierce, of 2, Bennett's Road, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kezelberg Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Howel Price M.M.8495
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:20 Jul 1916   
Age:30
Details:Son of Moses & Sarah Price of Bryn Isa Road, Broughton. Born in Bwlchgwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William James Quigley 16550
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (13th Bn,) (attd. 254th Tunnelling Coy. Royal Engineers)
Died:8 Apr 1917
Age:24
Details:Husband of Catherine Quigley (nee Ward).
Cemetery or Memorial:Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:C Emlyn Roberts
Service:
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Charles Roberts
Service:
Died:
Presumed
Age:
Details:
Forge Row Southsea. Son of Evan & Margaret Roberts
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper David Charles Roberts 121691
Service:Royal Engineers (183rd Tunnelling Coy.)
Died:7 Mar 1916
Age:49
Details:Husband of Ann Roberts, 10 Watery Road, Wrexham. Father of Isaac (William Isack Roberts 1911 Wales Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David William Roberts 463941
Service:Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment) (29th Bn.)
Died:5 May 1917
Age:41
Details:Son of Sarah Roberts, 34 Broughton Road, Brymbo, Broughton and the late Robert Roberts.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private George Emlyn Roberts 39627
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.) 13th
Died:30 Sep 1918
Age:26
Details:Son of Richard & Sarah Roberts, of Bryn Melyn, Clayton Road, Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Frederick Roberts 17239
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:12 Oct 1916
Age:21
Details:Foster-son of Mary Jane Roberts, of 51, Westminster Road, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant Howel Dilwyn Roberts
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:31 Oct 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of Evan David & Myfanwy Roberts, of King Street, Wrexham. Born in Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:Forest Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Isaac Roberts 8678
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:16 May 1915   
Age:30
Details:Son of Arthur Ellis & Marjorie J Roberts, of 2, Pleasant View, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private James Newton Roberts 1466
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:20 Sep 1917
Age:29
Details:Son of Jemima & the late William Roberts, of Cross Lane, Pentre Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Canada Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Roberts 26032
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (17th Bn.)
Died:6 Jul 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of Mary Fanny Roberts, Mount Pleasant, Pengelli, Coedpoeth, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Roberts/Breese 7208 / 25828
Service:RWF 4th / 17th
Died:14 March 1916
Age:23
Details:Father - Hugh Breese. Mother  - Lena Roberts
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret M C Richenbourg-L'Avour.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Ambrose Thomas 200387
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:4 Nov 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of William & Frances E Thomas of 28 Bryn Coed Road, Cerney, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Edward Thomas
Service:
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver Edward John Thomas 5118
Service:Royal Field Artillery ("B" Bty. 55th Bde.)
Died:11 Nov 1916
Age:25
Details:Brother of Martha Jones, 7 Bryn Sion, Clayton Road, Broughton, Wrexham. (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Percy Thomas   
Service:
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Herbert Turner 218275
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery(2nd Heavy Artillery Reserve Bde.)
Died:21 May 1918
Age:24
Details:Husband of Mrs Emily Griffiths (formerly Turner), of 15, Castletown Road, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John William Whomsley 5659, 77239 & 212889
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (2nd/6th Bn.) formerly 77239 Private The King's Liverpool Regt. (5th Bn.) transf. to 212889 Labour Corps   
Died: 30 Oct 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of Simon & Mary Whomsley, of 16, The Retreat, Top y Cefn, Broughton. Also named on the Brymbo War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edwin Williams 16938
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (13th Bn.)
Died:6 Dec 1916
Age:19
Details:Son of John and Mary Ann Williams, 5 Mount Sion Top, Brymbo.
Cemetery or Memorial:Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Bombardier Emlyn Williams 159740
Service:Field Artillery(5th "C " Reserve Bde.)
Died:2 Feb 1921
Age:25
Details:Son of Robert and Harriet Williams, of 40, Victoria Road, Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Herbert Pryce Williams 25169
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:23 Dec 1916   
Age:23
Details:Son of John & Mary Arm Williams, of 10, Boat House, Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Artillery Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Maurice Williams 87321
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:8 Nov 1918
Age:24
Details:Son of Samuel & Sarah Harriet Williams, of Wrexham Road, Lodge; husband of Ella Williams, of 22, Quarry Road, Pentre Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dourlers Comminal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Owen Williams 6762 / 49854
Service:RWF 4th / 8th
Died:29 April 1918
Age:26
Details:Son of Robert & Fanny Williams, husband of Mary Ellen Williams
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Powell Williams 84
Service:Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (Denbighshire Hussars/Yeomanry)
Died:27 Feb 1915
Age:34
Details:Son of Peter & Ellen Williams, of 26, Wrexham Road, Pentre Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:All Saints Churchyard, Worlingham, Suffolk, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:PrivateThomas Samuel Williams 36812, 7294
Service:Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) (9th Bn.) formerly 7294 Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Died:26 May 1918
Age:20
Details:Son of Griffith & Elizabeth Williams, of Summerhill. Also commemorated on the Gwersyllt War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kortrijk (St. Jan) Communal Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Thomas Williams 43856
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers ("B" Coy. 17th Bn.)
Died:5 Jan 1917
Age:29
Details:Son of the late Isaac & Ann Williams, of Rock Terrace, Pentre Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mendinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward Charles Wynne 42441
Service:Labour Corps(119th Coy.)
Died:30 Dec 1917 or 5 Jan 1918
Age:35
Details:Son of Edward & Arm Wynne, of Pentre Broughton; husband of Adelaide Wynne, of 33, High Street, Pentre Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Guardsman Arnold Cartwright 2735837
Service:Welsh Guards (3rd Bn.)
Died:2 Apr 1944
Age:27
Details:Son of James & Ruth Cartwright; husband of Rosemary Eva Cartwright, of West Molesey, Surrey, England. Born in Denbighshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cassino War Memorial, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Noel Cash 1058309
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(15 Sqdn.)
Died:19 May 1942
Age:20
Details:Son of Edward and Mary E Cash.
Cemetery or Memorial:Broughton Cemetery, Denbighshire.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flying Officer Walter Fred Conley J/95141
Service:Royal Canadian Air Force(429 Sqdn.)
Died:5 Nov 1945
Age:25
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs Walter Conley; husband of Megan Conley, of Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:Stonefall Cemetery, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Horace Davies 4193230
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:9 Feb 1945
Age:29
Details:Son of John & Mary Ellen Davies, of New Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jonkerbos War Cemetry, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper Joseph Martin Davies 2181044
Service:Royal Engineers(22 Bomb Disposal Coy.)
Died:4 Sep 1942
Age:24
Details:Son of Ellis & Harriet May Davies, of Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper Herbert Arthur Dodd 4196781
Service:Reconnaissance Corps (R.A.C. 56th Regt.)
Died:26 Sep 1944
Age:25
Details:Son of Arthur & Florence May Dodd, of Pentre Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Edward Dolben
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:30 Mar 1944   
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Cemetery or Memorial:Southsea Cemetery

Rank,Name & Service Number:John O Ellis   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Craftsman Harry Fisher 10558751
Service:Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineersattd. H.Q. 168th Inf. Bde.   
Died:13 Jul 1943
Age:21
Details:Son of Edward & Lily Fisher, of Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cassino Memorial, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Cyril Thomas Griffiths 14205059
Service:Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment(4th Bn.)
Died:19 Mar 1944
Age:21
Details:Son of Emily Griffiths, and stepson of T J Thomas, of Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Frank Griffiths 1535256
Service: Royal Artillery(211 A.A. Regt.)
Died:30 Apr 1942
Age:22
Details:Son of Thomas William & Edith Griffiths, of Llay.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Gwilym David Griffiths 4042824   
Service:Parachute Regiment(A.A.C. 13th - 2/4th Bn. South Lancashire Regt.)
Died:3 Apr 1945
Age:23
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Idris Griffiths 4202714
Service:Royal Welch Fusiliers (4th Bn.)
Died:3 Sep 1944
Age:30
Details:Son of Evan Thomas Griffiths and Ellen Griffiths; husband of Olive Irene Griffiths, of Highfield, Denbighshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Bombardier Gwilym Rowland Hopwood 921541
Service:Royal Artillery (61 (The Denbighshire Yeomanry) Medium Regt.)
Died:19 Jul 1944
Age:26
Details:Son of Benjamin and Sarah Hopwood; husband of Elsie Hopwood, of Ackworth Moor Top, Yorkshire. Also commemorated on the Ackworth War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Staff Sergeant George Spencer Jones 7618054
Service:Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Died:13 Feb 1942   
Age:23
Details:Son of Richard Henry and Emily Jones
Cemetery or Memorial:Singapore Memorial, Singapore.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Henry Jones 4191402
Service:Parachute Regiment(A.A.C. 3rd Bn.)formerly Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:6 Jan 1943
Age:26
Details:Son of Edward & M E Jones, of Pentre Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Medjez-el-Bab Memorial, Tunisia.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Horace Jones 14368554
Service:Devonshire Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:8 Sep 1943
Age:19
Details:Son of Samuel & Kezia Edith Jones, of Southsea
Cemetery or Memorial:Salerno War Cemetery, Campania, Italy

Rank,Name & Service Number:John Jones
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier John Roger Jones 4188233
Service:Royal Irish Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:8 Oct 1943
Age:34
Details:Son of Roger & Jessie Jones; husband of Sarah Ellen Jones, of Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Maldwyn Jones 1589280
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(44 Sqdn.)
Died:8 Feb 1945
Age:21
Details:Son of Llewelyn & Jane Ellen Jones, of New Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Stanley Athelstone Jones 4209262
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (4th Bn.)
Died:17 Jul 1944
Age:23
Details:Son of Abraham G & Annie Jones, of Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:DriverThomas Eyton Jones T/178179
Service:Royal Army Service Corps (53 Inf. Bde. Group Coy.)
Died:25 Jul 1943   
Age:28
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier William Edward Jones 14431388
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (6th Bn.)
Died:16 Aug 1944
Age:19
Details:Son of Thomas & Emma Jones, of Moss.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bayeaux Memorial, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Leonard Pierce 130627266
Service:Pioneer Corps
Died:22 Dec 1941
Age:31
Details:Son of Edward & Mary L Pierce, of Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant Gwilym Powell 1457467
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(620 Sqdn.)
Died:19 May 1944
Age:21
Details:Son of Edward & Elizabeth Jane Powell, of Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coedpoeth Cemetery & Memorial Garden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Stoker Albert James Quigley D/KX91725
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Glorious)
Died:8 Jun 1940
Age:25
Details:Son of William James & Catherine Quigley, of Bradley. Sunk by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in the North Sea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Glyn Roberts   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Joseph Edward Royles 1563934
Service:Royal Artillery(605 Bty. 197 H.A.A. Regt.)
Died:14 Jan 1945
Age:29
Details:Son of Moses & Violet Ethel Royles, of Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Maldwyn Ernest Smith 7616501
Service:Royal Army Ordnance Corps(4 Ordnance Store Coy.)
Died:22 Jun 1943
Age:24
Details:Son of Idwal & Myfanwy Smith; husband of Irene Smith, of Caego.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Samuel Smith 1088156
Service:Army Catering Corps attd. Royal Artillery
Died:1 Dec 1944
Age:33
Details:Son of Frank & Margaret Smith; husband of Mary Elizabeth Smith, of Pentre Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant JackTaylor 656277
Service:Royal Air Force (156 Sqdn.)
Died:13 Oct 1942
Age:22
Details:Son of John & Cordelia Taylor, of Brynteg.
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:E Walker
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Harry Whalen
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftman 1st Class Charles Williams 1442707
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:30 Jul 1942
Age:22
Details:Son of Thomas Henry Williams & Janet Williams, of Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Howell Idris Williams 4205781
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(6th Bn.)
Died:10 Feb 1945
Age:32
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Llewelyn Elwyn Williams 2737860
Service:The Glider Pilot Regiment, A.A.C
Died:18 Sep 1944
Age:19
Details:Son of William Cadwaladr Williams, and of Morfydd Williams, of Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Groesbeek Memorial, Gelderland, Netherlands.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier William Henry Davies Williams 4194171
Service:Royal Welch Fusiliers (4th Bn.)
Died:16 Jul 1944
Age:25
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftsman 1st Class Roy Wycherley 959146
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:11 Jun 1940
Age:22
Details:Son of William H. & Emily Wycherley, of Broughton; husband of Irene Wycherley, of Rhosddu.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Paul's Churchyard, Broughton.


 

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