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Dyserth War Memorial



The Dyserth War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who were killed during World War I and World War II.

Dyserth (Welsh: Diserth) is a village and community in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Adolph George BEER 18872 & 1984 M.M.
Service:Machine Gun Corps Infantry(16th Coy.)formerlyEast Kent Regt.
Died:15 Sep 1916
Details:Born in Tranmere, Cheshire, England. Son of Adolph W & Emily Beer; husband of Marie Beer of  40, Penkett Road, Wallasey, Cheshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, Picardie, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Frank BRADBURY 102105
Service:Royal Army Medical Corps
Died:15 Sep 1917
Details:Born Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England. Son of Samuel Bradbury; husband of Margaret S. Bradbury, of Polygon Nursing Home, 8, Wilton Polygon, Crumpsal, Manchester, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William BRAYNE 200796
Service:Cheshire Regiment(1st/4th Bn.)
Died:2 Aug 1918
Details:Son of Mr E Brayne, of New Inn, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private First Class CARTWRIGHT Roger Norman
Service:United States Army(23rd Infantry Regt.,2nd Infantry Division)
Died:18 Jul 1918
Details:Son of Charles Cartwright, Glan Aber, Llanasa. Resident of Blaine, Montana, USAAlso on the Picton & Llanasa Memorials.
Cemetery or Memorial:Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau,France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Robert DAVIES 54453 & 44132
Service:Machine Gun Corps. (Infantry)(17th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:12 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Ellis & Mary E Davies, Tan y Fron, Gronant.
Cemetery or Memorial:Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Henry Ress ELLIS 241181
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1917
Details:Son of Thomas & Emily Ellis, of Glan Aber, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert John EVANS 39120
Service:South Wales Borderers(1st Bn.)
Died:10 Nov 1917
Details:Son of John T & Caroline Evans, of Plas Hiraddug, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Thomas Richard EVANS 18902
Service:6 Corps, 2nd Bn.Coldstream Guards
Died:16 Apr 1932
Details:Son of John Thomas & Caroline Evans, Pen y Bryn Farm,  Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:St Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Goodman EVANS served as EDWARDS 11644
Service:Grenadier Guards(2nd Bn.)
Died:10 Nov 1914   
Details:Son of Robert & M A Evans, of Ardwyn Cottage, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Herbert JONES 53938
Service:19th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:24 Nov 1917   
Details:Son of Herbert and Catherine Jones, Railway Cottage, Prestatyn. (Also on the Prestatyn War Memorial)
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Frederick Stanley KIRKHAM 241407
Service:5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:26 Mar 1917
Details:Son of the late Frederick John and Harriet Kirkham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem Memorial, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).

Rank,Name & Service Number:Driver Henry LEWIS 187127
Service:Royal Field Artillery(2nd Reserve Bde.)
Died:2 April 1917
Details:Son of Charles & Catherine Lewis, of Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant John Young Alexander LINE
Service:North Staffordshire Regiment("D" Coy. 8th Bn.)
Died:13 Mar 1916
Details:Born at Stone, Staffordshire, England. Only son of the Rev. J R Line & Emily Line, of Deane Vicarage, Bolton, Lancashire, England. Educated at Oundle School and Downing College, Cambridge.
Cemetery or Memorial:Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Leslie MOORES 377070
Service:Manchester Regiment(1st/10th Bn.)
Died:13 July 1918
Details:Only son of John & Mary Moores, of "Inglemount", Dyserth. Native of Longsight, Manchester, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal John Armfield PARRY 687439
Service:Canadian Infantry(47th Bn.)
Died:29 Apr 1918
Details:Son of Peter & Mary Parry, of Mor Awel, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Peter PIERCE 241204
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/5th Bn.)
Died:7 Nov 1917
Details:Son of David Pierce, of Bron Berllen, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal David William PRITCHARD 6109
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:29 Aug 1916
Details:Son of Maria Pritchard, of Holly Bank, Dyserth, & the late David Pritchard.
Cemetery or Memorial:Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert Wynne ROBERTS 3254
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:1 August 1917
Details:Son of Edward & Mary Roberts, of Dyserth; husband of Mary Ellen Roberts, Pen-y-Braich, Rhyl.
Cemetery or Memorial:Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:(Private) Corporal John T ROBERTS 2093
Service:Machine Gun Corps(Motors 15th Sqdn.)
Died:2 June 1919   
Son? of Mrs Anne Roberts, Rose Bank, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:India Gate Memorial, Dehli, India.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Charles Victor ROBERTS 9062
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:7 Nov 1914
Details:Son of Joseph & Eleanor Roberts, of The Lodge, Bodrhyddan, Dyserth. Served 7 years in India.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Major Geoffrey Seymour ROWLEY-CONW(A)Y
Service:Loyal North Lancashire Regiment(6th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1915   
Details:Son of the late Capt. Conwy Rowley Conwy, of Bodrhyddan,  Rhuddlan; husband of Gabrielle Rowley Conwy, of Trewyddan, St. Asaph.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Griffith Edwin Rhys THOMAS 532557
Service:London Regiment - Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles(1st/15th Bn.)
Died:15 Sep 1916
Details:Son of Margaretta Letitia Thomas, of "St. Cadoc", High Walls Rd., Dinas Powis, Glamorgan, & the late Joseph Thomas. Formerly of Tan-y-Bryn, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Morgan WILLIAMS 58030
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:27 Aug 1918
Details:Son of Goodman H and Elizabeth Williams, of Wesley House, Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Samuel WILLIAMS 54140
Service:South Wales Borderers
Died:7 Oct 1919
Details:Nephew of John & Anne Williams, Tyn Y Ffynnon, Brynia, Dyserth. Husband of Jennie(y) Williams (nee Roberts),
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Guardsman Curzon Samuel BRADBURY 2614462
Service:Grenadier Guards(2nd Bn.)
Died:16 Sep 1939
Details:Son of Frank & Margaret S Bradbury, of Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Bridget's Churchyard, Dyserth.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner John Albert BURROW 851991   
Service:Royal Artillery(20 Anti-Tank Regt.)
Died:12 Oct 1944   
Details:Son of Eli Hainsworth Burrow & Ellen Burrow, of Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mierlo War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant Hugh Hesketh HUGHES 103800
Service:Welsh Guards
Died:23 May 1940
Details:Son of Hugh & Ida Margaret Katherine Hughes, Rhydorddwy Fawr, Rhyl.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Martin-Boulogne Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftman 2nd Class William Percival HUTCHINSON 983217
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(33 Sqdn.)
Died:20 May 1941
Details:Son of William Somers Hutchinson & Edith Hutchinson,  Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Alamein Memorial, Egypt

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant W.Op./Air Gnr.Thomas Gronwy JONES 1006271
Service:Royal Air Force(106 Sqdn.)
Died:20 Oct 1941
Details:Son of Thomas J Jones, & of Rachel Dorothy Jones, of  Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Rank,Name & Service Number:Radio Officer George MEREDITH
Service:Merchant Navy S.S. Rowanbank (Glasgow)
Died:31 Jan 1941
Details:Son of Harry & Muriel Meredith, of Dyserth. Sunk by German aircraft in the Atlantic, en-route from Lourenço Marques (Maputo), Mozambique to Oban, Scotland.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Engineer Officer Wilfred Herbert MONTGOMERY
Service:Merchant Navy S.S. Kwangtung (London),
Died:5 Jan 1942
Details:Sunk in the Java Sea, south of Java by a Japanese submarine.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sub-Lieutenant Harold William RICHARDSON
Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Heron
Died:26 Sep 1940
Details:Son of Albert Robert & Ida Elizabeth Richardson, of Prestatyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Bridget Churchyard, Dyserth.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal David Thomas ROGERS 4197743
Service:Royal Welch Fusiliers(6th Inf. Bde.)
Died:6 Apr 1943
Details:Son of William Thomas Rogers, & of Mary Ellen Rogers, of Dyserth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Rangoon Memorial, Burma.




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