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Erbistock War Memorial



The Erbistock War Memorial commemorates those local men who died in World War I and World War II. The memorial takes the form of two plaques mounted inside St. Parish Church

The community and ecclesiastical parish of Erbistock lies on the banks of the River Dee in the County Borough of Wrexham. The community also includes the villages of Crabtree Green and Eyton. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire, but with a small area of the parish in historic Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996, it was part of the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant Colonel CHAPLIN Charles Slingsby
Service:King's Royal Rifle Corps(9th Bn.)
Died:30 Jul 1915
Details:Son of Clifford Waterman Chaplin; husband of Gwladys Greenfield (formerly Chaplin), of Erbistock House, Erbistock.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Alfred 200987
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/4th Bn.)
Died:6 Apr 1918
Details:Son of Edward &Sarah Davies, of Manley Cottage, Erbistock.
Cemetery or Memorial:Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EDGE William 57072
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:13 Nov 1916   
Details:Son of George & Elizabeth Edge, of Bankers Cottage, Erbistock.
Cemetery or Memorial:Queens Cemetery, Puisieux, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES James 42854 & 160621
Service:Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment(7th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Field Artillery
Died:29 Nov 1917
Details:Son of Thomas & Margaret Jones, of Twining Hill, Overton Bridge.
Cemetery or Memorial:Canada Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WYNNE Samuel Maurice 32420
Service:South Lancashire Regiment(2nd/4th Bn.)
Died:1 Oct 1918
Details:Son of Henry & Mary Wynne, of Overton Bridge.
Cemetery or Memorial:Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St. Marc, Pas de Calais, France.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Major CHAPLIN Patrick Rupert Slingsby 47545
Service:Kings Royal Rifle Corps(2nd Bn.)
Died:1 Jun 1942
Details:Born in Monmouth, Monmouthshire. Son of Colonel Charles Slingsby Chaplin, & of Gwladys Chaplin, of Overton Bridge.
Cemetery or Memorial:Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier EDGE Leonard William 14387195
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:19 Jul 1944
Details:Son of George & Blodwen Edge, of Erbistock.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bayeux Memorial, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sub-Lieutenant (A)HAMLET Ronald Standring
Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve(HMS Landrail)
Died:1 May 1943
Details:Son of Jesse & Eliza Ellen Hamlet, of Overton Bridge.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Hilary's Churchyard Extension, Erbistock.




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