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Caergwrle War Memorial

Caergwrle

The Caergwrle War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II. The memorial, in the form of an ornately carved Celtic Cross, stands in a small garden off the Wrexham Road. Many of those named also appear on the Hope War Memorial.

Caergwrle is a village in the community of Hope in Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996 the area was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal ASBURY Henry Thomas 262808
Service:Royal Engineers(Syren Forces)
Died:1 Feb 1919
Age:36
Details:Son of Richard and Emma Asbury; husband of Mary Elizabeth Asbury, of Belle Vue Terrace, Penyffordd. Also named on the Broughton (Flintshire), Hawarden, Hope and Penyffordd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Murmansk New British Cemetery, Russia.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant BATE George Beaumont
Service:Royal Flying Corps(18th Sqdn.)andLoyal North Lancashire Regiment(9th Bn.)
Died:29 Apr 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of George and Millicent Bate, of 51, Colville Gardens, Bayswater, London. Also named on the Hope and Rhostyllen War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private BUNNELL Thomas John15087
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:16 Aug 1916
Age:23
Details:Nephew of Jane Sarah Edwards, Bryn Griffith, Cymmau, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain COLLINS Harold Stafford
Service:General List & Egyptian Labour Corps
Died:17 Nov 1917
Age:34
Details:Son of Alfred and Hannah M. Collins, of Leicester. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hadra War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper DAVIES Albert WR/274991
Service:Royal Engineers (279th Railway Coy.)
Died:14 Jan 1919
Age:29
Details:Son of John and Harriet Davies, of Meadow View, Caer Estyn, Hope, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lille Southern Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES D
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1/5th Bn.)
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Sergeant DAVIES George Holmes 30303
Service:8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:20 Dec 1916
Age:19
Details:Son of William Davies, Sunny Bank, Caergwrle, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner DAVIES George Vincent 831931
Service:Royal Field Artillery( "A" Bty. 241st Bde.)
Died:11 Sep 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of Ithel and Rose Hannah Davies. Also named on the Greenfield, Hope and Penyffordd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Morris 59748
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:8 Oct 1918
Age:25
Details:Son of George and Harriett Davies, of Bryhyfryd Horeb, Caergwrle, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES W
Service:Royal Army Medical Corps
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant EDWARDS Eric
Service:South Wales Borderers(12th Bn.)
Died:22 Nov 1917
Age:24
Details:Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Edwards, of Bryn Arthur, Caergwrle, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner EDWARDS Oswald 64533
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery("V" 5th Heavy Trench Mortar Bty.)
Died:24 May 1918
Age:39
Details:Son of Thomas and Rachel Edwards, Cymmau, Hope. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EVANS Thomas 2851 M.M.
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:5 Sep 1916
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Son of John Evans. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mendinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GRIFFITHS Arthur 12317
Service:North Staffordshire Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:31 August 1916
Age:35
Details:Brother of Mr. T. G. Griffiths, of Rose Cottage, Penyfford, Flints and brother of Frank Griffiths below. Also named on the Hope and Penyffordd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GRIFFITHS Frank 12316
Service:North Staffordshire Regiment(8th Bn.)
Died:6 Nov 1918
Age:34
Details:Brother of Mr. T. G. Griffiths, of Rose Cottage, Penyfford, Flints and brother of Arthur Griffiths above. Also named on the Hope and Penyffordd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Awoingt British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GRIFFITHS Thomas 240682
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1/5th Bn.)
Died:23 Jul 1919
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Son of Edward and Ellen Griffiths, Caergwrle. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.  
Cemetery or Memorial:Hope Cemetery.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GRIFFITHS Walter Whitley 30326
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:16 Feb 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of John F & Elizabeth Griffiths, of 15, Washington Street, Liverpool, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GRIFFITHS William Alexander 202750
Service:Welsh Regiment (15th Bn.)
Died:4 Oct 1918
Age:23
Details:Son of William and Mary Jane Griffiths, Cemetery Road, Hope. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Midshipman HAMILTON John Allan 1991
Service:Royal Naval Reserve(HMS Viknor)
Died:13 Jan 1915
Age:19
Details:Son of Mabel Hastings Hamilton and the late John Roger Hamilton. Sunk by mine off Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver HARLEY George 213098
Service:Royal Field Artillery("C" Bty. 95th Bde.)
Died:15 Oct 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of George & Mary A Harley, Stryt Isa, Hope. Born in Kinnerton. Also named on the Higher Kinnerton and Hope War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:The Huts Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HEMMINGS Alfred 241473
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of William and Mary Hemmings, of The Cottage, Penyffordd, Chester. Also named on the Hope and Penyffordd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem Memorial, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HENSHAW Ralph 57019
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:18 Nov 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of the late Thomas Henshaw. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hope Cemetery.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Sergeant HOWELL Joseph Leigh 3983
Service:South African Infantry(1st Regt.)
Died:16 Jul 1916
Age:40
Details:Born in Bagillt, Flintshire. Son of Gilbert and Emma Mary Howell. Holywell Road, Northop. Also named on the Hope and Northop War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUSON William Arnold 67583
Service:Cheshire Regiment(15th Bn.)
Died:23 Apr 1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Mrs. Lucy Griffiths, of Queen's Cafe, Caergwrle, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ITHELL John William 1/39368
Service:East Lancashire Regiment(11th Bn.)
Died:6 Nov 1918
Age:19
Details:Son of John and Mary Ithell, Babylon, Higher Kinnerton, Dodleston. Also named on the Hope and Higher Kinnerton War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ITHELT homas 74317 & 25719
Service:Notts and Derby Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment (11th Bn. ) formerly 11th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers.
Died:22 Oct 1918
Age:28
Details:Son of William and Ann Ithel, The Nant, Hope. Also named on the Hope and Higher Kinnerton War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Honnechy British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JENKINS Walter Edward 24280
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:3 Jul 1916
Age:36
Details:Born Rhosnesni, Denbighshire. Son of Frank and Hannah Elizabeth Jenkins, Lower Street,Hope. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal JONES Bert 1511
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:4 Sep 1917
Age:26
Details:Son of Hugh and the late Annie Jones, of Caergwrle, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Canada Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Charles Edward 19312
Service:Grenadier Guards(4th Bn.)
Died:16 Oct 1915
Age:21
Details:Son of William and Emily Jane Jones, 12 Hopstone, Bridgenorth (1911 England Census). Also named on the Hope War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES William John 1500, 85047
Service:Private 2/5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers and later 85047 Private Royal Army Medical Corps.
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Son of Joseph Parry & Harriet Louisa Jones, Bryn Alyn, Caergwrle. Also named on the Hope War Memorial
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Rank,Name & Service Number:DriverJONES William Alfred 217853
Service:Royal Field Artillery(122nd Bty. 52nd Bde.)
Died:26 Sep 1918   
Age:29
Details:Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Jones, of Hope Village, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Faubourg D'amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES William Herbert 54733
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:13 Nov 1916
Age:35
Details:Brother of Miss L. Jones, of 3, Rose Cottages, Ffrwd, Wrexham, Denbighshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private KENDRICK John TR/4/39722 & 388179
Service:Training Reserve   (66th Bn.)transf. to Labour Corps(538th Labour Coy.)
Died:2 Nov 1918
Age:27
Details:Son of Jesse & Elizabeth Kendrick, of Hope; husband of Lizzie Ann Kendrick, of 44, Hawarden Road, Abemorddu.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hope Cemetery.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant KILVERT Harry
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:1 Aug 1917
Age:33
Details:Son of Richard and Sarah Kilvert, of Clunbury, Salop; husband of Mary Kilvert, of The Cottage, Hope, Flints. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant LEWIS R
Service:South Wales Borderers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal MADDOCK William Frederick 25562
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:9 Jul 1916
Age:33
Details:Grandson of Elizabeth Moses, Red Lion Hope, Nr Mold. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal MARTIN Andrew 23598
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)Royal Defence Corps
Died:20 May 1921
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Son of John & Elizabeth Martin, of Llay, Denbighshire; husband of Margaret Martin, of Fellows Lane, Caergwrle.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hope Cemetery.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MESSHAM Percy 21494
Service:16th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:23 Aug 1916
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Son of Edward and Mary Ellen Messham, Pentrerobin, Hawarden (1911 Census). Brother of Edgar and Gordon Messham (Hawarden War Memorial). Husband of Martha Elizabeth Messham. Also named on the Hawarden, Hope, Penyffordd and Penymynydd War Memorials   
Cemetery or Memorial:  Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal MORRIS Richard 30307
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:15 Feb 1917   
Age:19
Details:Son of Evan Morris, of Tan-y-Mynydd, Mold Rd., Caergwrle, Flints. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PARRY Thomas Owen 41600
Service:South Wales Borderers(5th Bn.)
Died:20 Oct 1918
Age:  19
Details:Son of Thomas Henry and Dorothy Parry, of Police Station, Prestatyn, Flints. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PETERS Meshack 15109 M.M.
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(11th Bn.)
Died:7 Sep 1918
Age:24
Details:Son of Edward William and Sarah Ellen Peters, of Plasmain Cottages, Cefnybedd, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Karasouli Military Cemetery, Polikastro, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private POOLE Roland Maertens 5837
Service:King's Liverpool Regiment - Liverpool Scottish (10th Bn.)
Died:9 Aug 1916
Age:20
Details:Born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. Son of John Francis M and Letitia M Poole, Chester Road, Shotton. Also named on the Connah's Quay and Shotton, Hawarden and Hope War Memorials
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal PRICE Arthur 295017 M.M.
Service:Royal Scots Fusiliers("A" Coy. 12th Bn.)
Died:3 Nov 1918
Age:30
Details:Born in Manchester, England. Son of Peter and Mary Price (nee Whitely), of Ayr. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PUGH Sidney 1050
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:11 Aug 1915
Age:23
Details:Son of Joseph and Ellen Pugh, of "Rhyddyn View," Hawarden Rd., Caergwrle, Wrexham; husband of the late Myfanwy Pugh. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial: Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number: Private ROBERTS Albert Edward 52712
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(3rd Reserve Bn.)
Died:10 Jan 1920
Age:30
Details:Son of M. J. Roberts, of "Rock View," Castle St., Caergwrle, Wrexham, and the late Robert Roberts. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hope Cemetery

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal ROBERTS Edward Thomas 37618
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:3 Nov 1916
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Son of Sarah Ann Roberts, Gwalia, Caergwrle. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS John William 6025
Service:Connaught Rangers(5th Bn.)
Died:10 Mar 1918
Age:34
Details:Son of Joseph Roberts, of Laburnum Cottage, Penymyndd, Mold, Flintshire, and the late Martha Roberts. Also named on the Hope, Llanfynydd, Penyffordd and Penymynydd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ramleh (Ramla) War Cemetery, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Llewellyn David 15867   
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:5 Jun 1916
Age:22
Details:Native of Kilburn, London, England. Son of David and Maria Roberts, of Oak Cottage, Hope Village, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS William Jones 56762 & 1419
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)formerly Denbighshire Yeomanry
Died:18 Jun 1917
Age:24
Details:Son of Robert and Jane Roberts, Rhawberfedd, Hope. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant ROWLANDS Robert Owen 15088
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Age:31
Details:Born in Mynydd Isa. Son of Joseph and Margaret Rowlands, Plas Main Cottages, Cefn Y Bedd Nr Wrexham. Husband of Isabella Rowlands (nee Mault). Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private SPEED John Edward 9982
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:21 Oct 1914
Age:25
Details:Son of the late John and Ann Speed, of High St., Caergwrle, Wrexham, Denbighshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private THOMAS William 1550
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:17 Aug 1915
Age:18
Details:Son of William Thomas, of 5, Coronation Terrace, Abermorddu, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain TREVOR-ROPER Charles Cawaladr
Service:Hampshire Regiment(14th Bn.)
Died:3 Aug 1917
Age:33
Details:Son the the late George Edward Trevor-Roper and Harriete Trevor-Roper. Husband of Gertrude Alice Trevor-Roper, of Plas Teg, Mold, Flintshire. Father of Richard Dacre Trevor-Roper (WWII below). Also named on the Mold War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private TYDD John Thomas 8629
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:3 Nov 1914
Age:27
Details:Son of Edward and Hannah Tydd, Burwardsley Road, Tattenhall, Cheshire. Husband of Gladys Tydd, High Street, Caergwrle, Flintshire. Also named on the Gwersyllt and Hope War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private VAUGHAN Griffith John 6391
Service:Canadian Infantry(1st Bn.)
Died:18 Oct 1918
Age:36
Details:Son of Thomas and Martha Vaughan, of Caergwrle, Flints.; husband of Martha Ann Vaughan, of 99, Hall St., Rhosllanerchrugog, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vred Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILCOCK Samuel 21495
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:16 Aug 1916
Age:27
Details:Son of Thomas and Barbara Wilcock, Bannel. Penymynydd. (1911 Wales Census). Husband of Mary Eleanor Wilcock later Mullard. Also named on the Hawarden, Hope, Penyffordd and Penymynydd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS Fred 242296
Service:King's Liverpool Regiment(12th Bn.)
Died:26 Aug 1918
Age:27
Details:Son of Daniel and Ruth Williams, of Caergwrle, Wrexham. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS T
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner WILLIAMS Walter 185879
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery (287th Siege Battery)
Died:16 Sep 1918
Age:64
Details:Husband of Mary Williams, Brynyffynnon, Caergwrle. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:  Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Supply Assistant BARLOW Eric Ernest C/MX 63709
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Niger)
Died:6 Jul 1942
Age:22
Details:Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Barlow, of Caergwrle, Denbighshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Leading Aircraftsman BRADSHAW Frederick John 1142405
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:8 Feb 1946   
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Born in Hawarden. Husband of Eleanor Bradshaw, of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Greenbank Cemetery, Bristol, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman CLARKE Percy Norman P/JX348646
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Midge)
Died:1 May 1943
Age:19
Details:Son of Frederick William and Alice Clark, of Caergwrle. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hope Cemetery, Flintshire.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner DAVIES T
Service:Royal Artillery
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner DAVIES Vincent 14505132
Service:Royal Artillery(65 Field Regt.)
Died:11 Sep 1944
Age:31
Details:Son of William and Annie Davies, of Caergwrle, Denbighshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gradara War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant Pilot DUXBURY Frederick Ronald 1058490
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:6 Mar 1943
Age:21
Details:Son of John Leonard Booth Duxbury and Florence L. Duxbury; husband of Ivy Monica Duxbury, of South Ruislip, Middlesex. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier EDWARDS C
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver EDWARDS Thomas T/10673230
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:29 May 1943
Age:21
Details:Son of William H. Edwards and Sarah E. Edwards, of Penyffordd, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope and Penyffordd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner EDWARDS Thomas Handley 1457643
Service:Royal Artillery(239 Bty., 101 Lt. A.A./Anti-Tank Regt.)
Died:4 Jun 1940
Age:21
Details:Son of Robert and Elizabeth Handley Edwards, of Caergwrle, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal ELLIS David Henry 571882
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:2 Mar 1946
Age:25
Details:Son of Seth Henry and Jessie Ellis (nee Shaw). Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kirkee War Cemetery, India.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner ELLIS James 1818009
Service:Royal Artillery(3 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.)
Died:9 May 1943
Age:28
Details:Son of Samuel and Ann Ellis, of Pontybodkin, Flintshire; husband of May Louisa Ellis, of Tir-y-Fron, Pontybodkin. Also named on the Hawarden, Hope and Penyffordd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Squadron Leader HOBBS James 39523
Service:Royal Air Force(156 Sqdn.)
Died:15 Oct 1942
Age:30
Details:Son of C. H. Hobbs and of Rachel May Hobbs (nee English); husband of Vera Winifred Hobbs, of East Bergholt, Suffolk. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Marine HUMPHREYS Charles Harry PLY/X120073
Service:Royal Marines (48 R.M. Commando)
Died:06 Jun 1944
Age:26
Details:Also named on the Hope War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant JOHNSON W H
Service:Royal Air Force
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Leading Aircraftman JONES Bernard 1535818
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:1 Jan 1945
Age:23
Details:Son of Edmund and Alice Jones, of Abermorddu, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Brussels Town Cemetery, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant Pilot MORRIS Francis Richard 1113272
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:8 Aug 1943
Age:23
Details:Son of William Manning Morris and Charlotte May Morris, of Caergwrle. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hope Cemetery, Flintshire.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Chaplain 4th Class MUSGRAVE Francis William
Service:Royal Army Chaplains' Departmentattd.Dorsetshire Regiment(5th Bn.)
Died:2 Aug 1944
Age:39
Details:William Gummow Musgrave and Mary Musgrave; husband of Alma Grace Musgrave, of Hove, Sussex. B.A. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PARRY Hector 4031973
Service:King's Shropshire Light Infantry(1st Bn.)
Died:22 May 1940
Age:25
Details:Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dunkirk War Memorial, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Stoker 2nd Class PARSONAGE William D/KX 122338
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Prince of Wales)
Died:10 Dec 1941
Age:25
Details:Son of Richard and Sarah Mary Elizabeth Parsonage, of Caergwrle, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper PICKERING Colin 7961213
Service:Horse Royal Armoured Corps(2nd Lothians and Border)
Died:8 Feb 1944
Age:20
Details:Son of Frank and Jessie Pickering, of Caergwrle, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bone War Cemetery, Annaba, Algeria.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier PRICE J
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private REYNOLDS Joseph Edward 1808364
Service:Monmouthshire Regiment
Died:17 Aug 1944
Age:23
Details:Of Hafod Owen, Hope. Son of Joseph and Maggie Reynolds, of Wrexham, Denbighshire. Also named on the Hope, Penyffordd and Penymynydd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal RIDGE Richard M AT/14398433
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:10 Apr 1945
Age:21
Details:Born Oswestry, Shropshire, England. Son of John Ridge & Mary Elizabeth Ridge (nee Parry), of Caergwrle. Brother of Sidney Robert Ridge (below). Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Turnhout Communal Cemetery, Antwerpen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Sergeant RIDGE Sidney Robert 2735119
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:8 Apr 1945
Age:25
Details:Born Shropshire, England. Son of John Ridge & Mary Elizabeth Ridge (nee Parry) of Caergwrle; husband of J M Ridge, of Upton Lovell, Wiltshire, England. Brother of Richard Ridge (above). Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS W
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private SOWERY Richard 321347
Service:Royal Army Veterinary Corps(1 Remount Sqn.)
Died:between24 April 1941and30 April 1941
Age:21
Details:Son of R. H. Sowery, M.M., and Mrs. A. Sowery, of Caergwrle, Denbighshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Athens Memorial, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant SYMONS John Patrick EC/15981
Service:Royal Indian Army Service Corps
Died:11 Jun 1942   
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Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Delhi War Cemetery, India.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Lieutenant Air Gnr.TREVOR-ROPER Richard Dacre 47354 D.F.C. & D.F.M.
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve  (97 Sqdn.)
Died:31 Mar 1944
Age:28
Details:Son of Charles Cadwaladr Trevor-Roper (WW1 above) & Gertrude Alice Trevor-Roper; husband of Patricia Audry Trevor-Roper, of West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial
Cemetery or Memorial:Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Signalman TUDOR Frank Edward 14234906
Service:Royal Corp of Signals(8 Ind. Div. Sigs.)
Died:23 Apr 1945   
Age:24
Details:Son of Richard William and Elizabeth Jane Tudor; husband of Dorothy Prudence Tudor, of Bagendon, Gloucestershire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Stoker 1st Class WATMORE Charles Maurice D/KX 100908
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Thanet)
Died:27 Jan 1942
Age:21
Details:Born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England. Son of George Henry & Maud Watmore, of Caergwrle. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Stoker WILLIAMS A
Service:Royal Navy
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Pilot Officer WILLIAMS C
Service:Royal Air Force
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal WILLIAMS John 4208945
Service:Parachute Regiment A.A.C.(6th/10th Royal Welch Fusiliers Bn.)
Died:15 Aug 1944
Age:24
Details:Son of Thomas Arden Wilbraham and Florence Elizabeth Williams, of Caergwrle, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhone, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal WILLIAMS Stephen 4188222
Service:King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry(1st Bn.)
Died:29 Apr 1944
Age:33
Details:Husband of Elizabeth Williams, of Caergwrle, Denbighshire. Also named on the Hope War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Pilot WILLIS John Charles1621067
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:8 Mar 1944
Age:26
Details:Son of Charles and Ada M. Willis, of Penyffordd, Flintshire. Also named on the Hope, Penyffordd and Penymynydd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner WRIGHT William 4201802
Service:Royal Artillery(20 Anti-Tank Regt.)
Died:20 Jul 1944
Age: 29
Details:Son of Edward and Ellen Wright, of Penyfford, Flintshire. Also named on the Hawarden, Hope, Penyffordd and Penymynydd War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres, Calvados, France.

 

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