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Coedpoeth War memorial

Coedpoeth

The Coedpoeth War Memorial commemorates those men from the area who were killed in World War I and World War II. The memorial stands in the Memorial Park, off Park Road, in the shadow of Minera Mountain.

Coedpoeth is a village and community in the County Borough of Wrexham and includes the hamlets of Nant, Adwy'r Clawdd, Talwrn and the Smelt.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Christopher John Conway BEDDOW 59865
Service:Royal Flying CorpsRecruiting Training Centre (Hounslow)
Died:10 Mar 1917
Age:18
Details:Son of John & Jane Beddow, of 1, Coptiviney, Ellesmere, Shropshire, England. Also commentated on the Rhostyllen War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ellesmere Cemetery, Shropshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private George Henry BENNETT 26772 & 970
Service:King's Shropshire Light Infantry(1st Bn.)formerlyDenbigh Yeomanry
Died:10 Nov 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of Benjamin Bennett, of Front Lodge, Plas Power, Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gorre British & Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Shadrach CORBETT 2205
Service:Welsh Guards (1st Bn.)
Died:16 Sep 1916
Age:27
Details:Son of the late Andrew & Annie Corbett, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Arthur DAVIES 12550
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:23 Oct 1915
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Son of Mr E Davies, of Bersham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:PrivateThomas Edward DAVIES 25970
Service:17th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers attd. 177th Tunnelling Coy. Royal Engineers
Died:25 Feb 1917
Age:20
Details:Of Barn Hill Cottage, Adwy, Coedpoeth, Wrexham. Son of John & Mary Ellen Davies, of Canister Cottage, Turner Street, Overton (also commemorated on the Overton and Rhostyllen War Memorials).
Cemetery or Memorial:Royal Engineer's Grave, Railway Wood, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:TrooperThomas S DAVIES
Service:Cheshire Yeomanry   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Walter Charles Dunkley 12554
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (8th Bn.)
Died:5 Apr 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of George Alfred and Ann M Dunkley, Watford, Rugby. Also commemorated on the Rhostyllen War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William John Dutton 12556
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (8th Bn.)
Died:4 Oct 1915
Age:26
Details:Son of James and Annie Dutton, of Smithy Lane, Acton, Wrexham. Also commemorated on the Rhostyllen War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert William EDWARDS 3971
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:30 Oct 1914
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Born in Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menen Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Robert William EVANS 26045
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:1 May 1918
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Of Adwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain Godfrey Fitz HUGH
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(25th Bn. Montgomeryshire and Welsh Horse Yeomanry)
Died:31 Oct 1917
Age:44
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs Godfrey Fitzhugh, of Plas Power, Bersham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Richard FRANCIS 39093
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:4 Aug 1917
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William H GRIFFITHS 200518
Service:Manchester Regiment(1st/5th Bn.)
Died:22 Mar 1919
Age:38
Details:Son of William & Elizabeth Griffiths, of 6, Heol Hyfrydle, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coedpoeth Cemetery and Memorial Garden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward HARRISON 266959 & 8545
Service:Welsh Regiment (14th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:27 Aug 1918   
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Son of John & Sarah Harrison of Llidiart Fanny, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Morvel British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Richard HOPWOOD 17222
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:22 Mar 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of John & Jane Hopwood, of 3, Victoria Road, Coedpoeth
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Charles HOPE 87136
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:4 Nov 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of John & Mary Elizabeth Hope, of 11, Twenty Houses, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private George HOUGHLAND 7610
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:5 Oct 1915
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Son of Mrs M A Houghland, of 27, Offa Terrace, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Edward Samuel HUGHES 8141
Service:South African Infantry(3rd Regt.)
Died:26 Apr 1917
Age:34
Details:Son of William & Elizabeth Hughes, of Penygelli, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Elwy HUGHES 7508
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:24 Dec 1914   
Age:24
Details:Son of Edward & Mary Hughes, of 4, Adwy Lane, Llidiart Fanny, Coedpoeth
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Harold HUGHES 54596
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd. Bn.)
Died:27 May 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of Ellen Hughes, of Lofft Wen, Adwy, & the late Thomas Morris Hughes.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Robert HUGHES 150915
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery(153rd Siege Bty.)
Died:20 Sep 1917
Age:28
Details:Of Helyg Shop, High Street, Coedpoeth. Native of Bryneglwys.
Cemetery or Memorial:Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Thomas M HUGHES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant Gwilym JAMES
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:8 Oct 1918
Age:28
Details:Son of Edward & Elizabeth James of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:ocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Edwin JARVIS
Service:RAVC
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Richard JOHNSON 200243
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:3 Apr 1919
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Coedpoeth Cemetery and Memorial Garden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper Charles E JONES
Service:Engineers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Iorwerth JONES
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Jesse N JONES
Service:South Africa Rifles?
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John JONES
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David John JONES 6474
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:13 Mar 1915
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Born Bersham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward David JONES 53395
Service:Manchester Regiment(9th Bn.)
Died:21 Mar 1918   
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Born Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John E JONES 10788
Service:York and Lancaster Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:12 Oct 1916
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Son of John & Elizabeth Jones, of 1, Mostyn Road, Nant, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Engineer John W JONES
Service:RMSP
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Moses Carrington JONES 87488
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:15 Oct 1918
Age:23
Details:Born in Wigan, Lancashire, England. Son of Elizabeth & the late William Jones, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner John O JONES
Service:Royal Field Artillery
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Richard JONES
Service:Manchester Regiment
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Richard JONES 33094
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:27 May 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of Edward & Mary Elizabeth Jones, of 23, Nant Square, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert JONES 44000   
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (10th Bn.)
Died:13 May 1917
Age:28
Details:Son of William & Fanny Jones, of 2, Trefriw Terrace, Denbigh; husband of Nellie Jones, of 13, Castle Road, Coedpoeth, Denbighshire. Also commemorated on the Rhostyllen and Denbigh War Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper Robert Edward Owen JONES 49155 & 199
Service:Cheshire Regiment(10th Bn .)formerly Denbighshire Yeomanry
Died:2 Nov 1917
Age:33
Details:Son of Edward & Mary Sidney Jones, of 13, Gerald Street, Wrexham. Born Ruthin.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gorre British & Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Thomas JONES 6893
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:11 Mar 1915
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Brown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Thomas JONES
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Thomas Jenkin JONES 2020   
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:10 Sep 1916
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Franklin KELLY 4301
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:19 Oct 1914
Age:23
Details:Son of David & Ann Kelly, of "Llys Awel", Llywelyn Road, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Harold KING M.M. 200564
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:10 Jun 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of Henry & Annie King, of Adwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Pernois British Cemetery, Halloy-les-Pernois, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:John Edward LEA 31067 & 49174
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers((8th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Army Medical Corps
Died:25 Jan 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of Frank Lea, of 8, Lloft Wen, Adwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Ellis LLOYD 7752
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:19 Jan 1916
Age:26
Details:Son of Elizabeth Ratcliffe (formerly Lloyd), of 2, College, Bersham and the late Harry Lloyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Thomas LLOYD
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Also commemorated on the Southsea War Memorial.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal George MATTHEWS 200496
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers("B" Coy. 4th Bn.)
Died:24 Mar 1918
Age:25
Details:Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Matthews, of 6, Bank Street, Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John James MORRIS 26023
Service:25th (Montgomeryshire and Welsh Horse Yeomanry) Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:15 July 1919
Age:23
Details:Son of William & Ann Morris of Smelt Cottage, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Buried in Coedpoeth Cemetery and Memorial Garden, Denbighshire.

Rank,Name & Service Number:PrivateThomas MOSTYN 89751
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:6 Nov 1918
Age:19
Details:Son of John & Amelia Mostyn, of 1, Pleasant Villa, Caego, New Broughton.
Cemetery or Memorial:Caudrt British Cemetry, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Company Sergeant Major Robert Roland Griffiths NEWMAN 8500
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:19 Sep 1918
Age:42
Details:Born Westminster, London, England. Husband of Annie Newman, of 31, Waen Road, Coedpoeth. Lived in Blandford, Dorset, England. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bancourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper Walter Wright NICHOLSON D/9219
Service:4th Dragoon Guards (Royal Irish)
Died:7 Aug 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of Florence Williams (formerly Nicholson), of 17, High Street, Southsea, and the late George Nicholson.
Cemetery or Memorial:Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Simon OLDFIELD 74146 & 8557
Service:Sherwood Foresters Notts and Derby Regiment(10th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:22 Aug 1918
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Son of Jane, and the late John, Oldfield, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Aaron OWENS
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private George OWENS 26269
Service:South Wales Borderers(1st Bn.)
Died:19 May 1916   
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Born Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Joseph PARRY
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Arthur PARRY 19884
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (19th Bn.)
Died:23 Nov 1917   
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Born Ffrith. Son of Robert & Hannah Parry of Bridge Street, Southsea. Also commemorated on the Southsea War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Arthur PUGH
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Jonathan PUGH 87239
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:8 Oct 1918
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Born Bersham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bois-des-Angles British Cemetery, Crevecoeur-sur-L'Escaut, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William RAWLINSON
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward ROBERTS 53342
Service:Cheshire Regiment(11th Bn.)
Died:18 Apr 1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Evan & Hannah Roberts, of 14, Middle Road, Nant, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Isaac ROBERTS 200119
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (1st/4th Bn.)
Died:24 Mar 1918
Age:31
Details:Husband of Sarah Catherine Roberts, 16 Middle Road, Nant, Coedpoeth, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant John ROBERTS
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John ROBERTS 40050
Service:South Wales Borderers (2nd Bn.) (formerly 6743 Royal Welsh Fusiliers)
Died:3 Dec 1917
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Husband of Elizabeth Roberts.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John E ROBERTS
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Company Sergeant Major John Henry ROBERTS 3894
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers("B" Coy. 4th Bn.)
Died:18 Jul 1915
Age:32
Details:Son of William & Harriet Roberts, of Coedpoeth; husband of Jane Elizabeth Roberts, of 3, Gwern Howell, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrin Churchyard Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal John PROBERTS M.M. G/103151
Service:Royal Fusiliers(43rd Bn.)
Died:28 Nov 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of Alfred & Mary Roberts, of 6, Manley Road, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Thomas J ROBERTS
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William ROBERTS
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Daniel ROWLANDS 6887
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/4th Bn.)
Died:2 Jan 1917
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Charles Peter THOMAS 16004
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:12 Jul 1918
Age:36
Details:Son of Henry & Ann Thomas; husband of Hannah Jane Thomas, of 6, Smelt Lane, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Martinsart British Cemetry, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Joseph Oswald WILCOXON 1778
Service:Welsh Guards (Prince of Wales Coy. 1st Bn.)
Died:10 Sep 1916
Age:22
Details:Son of Joseph & Annie Wilcoxon, of 21, Alexandra Road, Wrexham. Native of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Guards' Military Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Abel WILLIAMS 325820
Service:Durham Light Infantry(1st/9th Bn.)
Died:15 Sep 1917
Age:41
Details:Son of Evan & Margaret Williams, of 48, Nant Road, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Albert WILLIAMS
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward WILLIAMS 31080 & 49175
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Army Medical Corps
Died:5 Jan 1915
Age:23
Details:Son of William and Elizabeth Williams, of 2, Poplar Place, Adwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Ernest WILLIAMS 241562
Service:Prince of Wales's Volunteers South Lancashire Regiment(2/5th Bn.)
Died:3 Jul 1917   
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Born Coedpoeth. Of Farnworth, Lancashire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner George W WILLIAMS
Service:King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Hugh WILLIAMS 16184
Service:South Lancashire Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:3 Oct 1917
Age:31   
Details:Son of William & Catherine Williams, of 10, Bank Street, Southsea. Also commemorated on the Southsea War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John WILLIAMS G/31613
Service:Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment(7th Bn.)
Died:19 Sep 1918
Age:18
Details:Son of John & Hannah Williams, of 7, Roberts' Terrace, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Owen WILLIAMS 26028
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (17th Bn.)
Died:6 Jul 1916
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Resident of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Lewis WILLIAMS 204976
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(11th Bn.)
Died:10 Oct 1918   
Age:22
Details:Born Ruthin, Denbighshire. Son of David & Alice Williams, of 11, Heol Offa, Llidiart Fanny, Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert E WILLIAMS
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:16 Aug 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of Edward Thomas and Mary Augusta Wynn, of Plas Grono Lodge, Erddig.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Kendrick WYNN 87886
Service:Royal Field Artillery(32nd Bty. 33rd Bde.)
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flying Officer Gwynne Lewis BLACKSHAW 121267
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(225 Sqdn.)
Died:10 Apr 1943
Age:21
Details:Son of Thomas Lewis & Elizabeth Ellen Blackshaw, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bone War Cemetery, Annaba, Algeria.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Jack Ivan EDWARDS 891651
Service:Royal Artillery(61 Denbighshire Yeomanry Medium Regt.)
Died:8 Jul 1944
Age:25
Details:Son of John & Harriet Edwards, of Bersham; husband of Eirwen Mary Edwards, of Bersham.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Steward Peter FLEETWOOD
Service:Merchant NavyRMS Nova Scotia
Died:28 Nov 1942
Age:31
Details:Sunk off the coast of South Africa by U-177.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:GuardsmanTrevor FRANCIS 2737471   
Service:Welsh Guards
Died:11 Sep 1940
Age:27
Details:Son of John & Edith Francis, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coedpoeth Cemetery and Memorial Garden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Llewelyn GRIFFITHS 159362
Service:Royal Army Service Corps(13 Troop Carrying Coy.)
Died:29 May 1940
Age:23
Details:Son of Llewelyn & Edith Griffiths, of Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Albert HUGHES 900319
Service:Royal Artillery(61 Denbighshire Yeomanry Medium Regt.)
Died:21 May 1940
Age:20
Details:Son of Edward & Lizzie Jane Hughes, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Cyril JONES
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant Hugh Ivor JONES 1436993
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(57 Sqdn.)
Died:4 Sep 1943
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Son of David & Mary Ellen Jones, of Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Berlin, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman Ronald JONES C/SSX30873
Service:Royal Navy HMS Iron Duke
Died:17 Apr 1942   
Age:22
Details:Son of Benjamin & Elizabeth Jones, of Bersham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Holy Trinity Churchyard, Esclusham.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Leading Aircraftman Ivor HUGHES 1096604
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:25 Nov 1945
Age:24
Details:Son of Robert William & Sarah Elizabeth Hughes, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coedpoeth Cemetery & Memorial Garden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman Joseph N MORRIS D/SSX 19393
Service:Royal Navy HMS Punjabi
Died:13 Apr 1940
Age:21
Details:Son of Joseph & Sarah J. Morris, of Southsea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

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. Died in a collision between two Stirling bombers at Hannington Wick, Kempsford, Gloucestershire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coedpoeth Cemetery & Memorial Garden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftsman Alexander K RICHARDS 577308
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:15 Jun 1945
Age:22
Details:Son of Norman Nelson & Gertrude Richards, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coedpoeth Cemetery & Memorial Garden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Percy ROGERS 901398
Service:Royal Artillery(61 Denbighshire Yeomanry Medium Regt.)
Died:11 Jul 1940
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Coedpoeth Cemetery and Memorial Garden.

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:Sergeant Harold WILLIAMS 7594416
Service:Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Died:17 Jun 1940
Age:26
Details:Son of George Edward & Emily Williams, of Bersham. Killed when the troop ship S.S. Lancastria was sunk off St. Nazaire, Brittany.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Bernerie-en-Retz Communal Cemetery, Loire-Atlantique, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:MarineTrevor Owen WYNNE PO/X121539
Service:Royal Marines
Died:11 Aug 1944
Age:19
Details:Son of Richard M. & Lizzie Wynne, of Coedpoeth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coedpoeth Cemetery and Memorial Garden.

Rank,Name & Service Number:StokerJohn Howell WYNNE P/KX 101421
Service:Royal Navy HMS Avenger
Died:11 Nov 1942
Age:
Details:
Son of John Wynne, and of Alice Wynne, of Southsea. Sunk by the U-155 near Gibraltar.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver William T WHITELY 14372354
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:23 Oct 1943
Age:21
Details:Born Denbighshire. Son of William Thomas & Elizabeth Whitley; husband of Doreen Whitley (nee Tordoff), of Oakington, Cambridgeshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Methodist Chapelyard, Clayton, Yorkshire, England.

 

 

 

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