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Brynford War Memorial

Brynford

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The Brynford War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars. The memorial stands in the grounds of St. Michaels Church and was dedicated on 2 February 1921.

Brynford (Welsh: Brynffordd) is a village and community near the town of Holywell in Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996, it was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Pioneer ELLIS Robert Thomas 130562
Service:Royal Engineers("P" Special Coy.)
Died:7 May 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of Thomas & Sarah Ellis, of 10, Neston View, Bagillt.
Cemetery or Memorial:Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Daniel Thomas 203997 & 331514
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)transf. to Labour Corps
Died:25 Nov 1918
Age:30
Details:Son of Elizabeth Jones, Smithy Gate,Pen y Ball,Holywell
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Michael's Churchyard, Brynford.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private LUKE John Edward 204143
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers("C" Coy. 17th Bn.)
Died:28 Aug 1917
Age:37
Details:Husband of Grace Luke, of The Bungalow, Holywell.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private LUKE John Harold 38520
Service:Gloucestershire Regiment(1st/5th Bn.)
Died:8 Feb 1919
Age:20
Details:Son of Harriett Luke, of Derwen Bach House, Milwr, & the late Joseph Luke.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Michael's Churchyard, Brynford.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private NEEDHAM Samuel 53918
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:14 May 1917
Age:24
Details:Nephew of Robert and Maria Hughes,Pwllclai,Brynford
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PARRY Joseph 54636
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(19th Bn.)
Died:28 Sep 1917
Age:
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal PIERCE Evan
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:1925
Age:34
Details:Born Northop. Son of John & Mary Pierce, Penrhywlfa, Brynford. Died in Holywell.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PRICE Daniel 2206
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:29 Aug 1915
Age:23
Details:Son of Ann Price, of Eosfan House, Brynford & the late Robert Price.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal PRICE Emrys 17244   
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:22 Apr 1916
Age:24
Details:Son of William and Elizabeth Price, of Brynford, Holywell, Flints. Also named on the Connah's Quay and Shotton and Hawarden War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS Edwin 21538
Service:Canadian Infantry(8th Bn.)
Died:25 Apr 1915
Age:27
Details:Son of Robert & Hannah Williams, Lily Terrace, Brynford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Sergeant WILLIAMS William 240284 & 46864
Service:Royal Welsh Fusilierstransf. toRoyal Defence Corps
Died:1 Dec 1918
Age:29
Details:Son of Robert and Hannah Williams,Lily Terrace,Brynford
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Michael's Churchyard, Brynford.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftman 1st Class EVANS Tudor Albert 1081239
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:7 Dec 1942
Age:21
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Chittagong War Cemetery, Bangladesh.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES Peter Kendrick 4201502
Service:South Staffordshire Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:23 Jun 1944
Age:29
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier HUGHES Elias Edward 14200845
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:29 Oct 1944   
Age:  21
Details:Son of Edward Owen Hughes & Frances Hughes, of Milwr, Flintshire. Also commemorated on the Flint War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.

Rank,Name & Service Number:HUGHES William John
Service:
Died:
Age:
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier NUTTALL Albert Edward 4196770
Service:Royal Welch Fusiliers(1st Bn. )
Died:Apr 1943
Age:24
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Rangoon Memorial, Burma.

Rank,Name & Service Number:A/Able Seaman WARBURTON Harold D/JX 188040   
Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Jaguar
Died:26 Mar 1942
Age: 22
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon

Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver WILLIAMS Gwyn 2351649
Service:Royal Corps of Signals(68 H.A.A. Regt., R.A., Sig. Sec.)
Died:1942
Age:23
Details:
Cemetery or Memorial:
Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

 

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