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Glyn Ceiriog War memorial

Glyn Ceiriog

The Glyn Ceiriog War Memorial commemorates those local men of Glyn Ceiriog, Pandy and Nantyr in the Ceiriog Valley who were killed in World War I and World War II. The unveiling ceremony took place on 6th Jul 1921.

Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog is a rural community and ecclesiastical parish on the River Ceirog in the County Borough of Wrexham. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire, and between 1974 and 1996 part of the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward BATHER 12030
Service:South Wales Borderers (1st Bn.)
Died:11 Jul 1918
Age:29
Details:Son of John & Jane Bather, Tan y Graig, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Bather, 1 Pandy Terrace, Chirk. Brother of Richard Thomas and Wynn Bather below.   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Richard Thomas BATHER G/31539 & 36373
Service:Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment(7th Bn.)formerlyBorder Regiment
Died:27 Aug 1918
Age:18
Details:Son of John & Jane Bather, Tan y Graig, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog. Brother of Edward Bather (above) and Wynn Bather (below).
Cemetery or Memorial:Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Wynn BATHER 8540
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:3 Sep 1916
Age:24
Details:Son of John & Jane Bather, Tan y Graig, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog. Brother of Edward Bather and Richard Thomas Bather (above). Resident of Aberteirw Terrace, Llansilin. Also commemorated on the Llansilin War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:David G DAVIES   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Albert R EDWARDS 36828
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:22 Apr 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of Edward Edwards, of 5, Railway Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward William EDWARDS 37340
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:11 Jul 1916
Age:28
Details:Son of Edward Edwards, of 5, Railway Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Hugh EVANS 267549
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)
Died:7 Sep 1918
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Born Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John W EVANS 19388
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:30 Sep 1917
Age:19   
Details:Son of Thomas & Susannah Evans, of 4, Cambrian Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog, Chirk. Brother of Thomas Idwal Evans below.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert EVANS 200980
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:27 May 1917
Age:21   
Details:Son of M Evans, of Wynne House, Glyn Ceiriog, Chirk.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal Thomas Idwal EVANS 11468
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:22 Apr 1916
Age:24
Details:Son of Thomas & Susanna Evans, 4 Cambrian Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog, Chirk. Brother of John W Evans above.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Company Sergeant Major Charles FENTON 13412
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:25 Sep 1915
Age:35
Details:Of Nantyr, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:John GRIFFITHS
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Samuel GRIFFITHS
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant Bernard Craig Keble JOB
Service:Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment(3rd Bn.)
Died:18 Apr 1915
Age:27
Details:Son of the Rev. F W & Emily Frances Job, of Lower Gornal Vicarage, Dudley, Worcestershire, England. Also commemorated on the Pontfadog War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:David JONES
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Of Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David Thomas JONES 201290
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (1st/4th Bn.)
Died:10 Jul 1917
Age:25
Details:Son of Thomas and Mary Jones, Yr Addwy, Llansantffraid.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bus House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:John G JONES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant Phillip Allsworth JONES
Service:King's Royal Rifle Corps(21st Bn.)
Died:27 Sep 1916
Age:30
Details:Son of Dr. & Mrs Griffith Jones, of Glyn Ceiriog; husband of Mary Winifred Allsworth Jones, of West Court, Bridgend, Glamorgan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l'Abbe, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Richard T JONES 75923
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:18 Oct 1918
Age:27   
Details:Son of Robert & Elizabeth Jones, of Royal Oak Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog; husband of Jane Ann Jones, of Bryneglwys, Garth, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Wilfred JONES 19389
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:10 Jul 1916
Age:21
Details:Son of David & Elizabeth Jones, of Granite House, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal William Edward JONES 36627
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:18 Sep 1918
Age:29
Details:Son of Henry David and Mary E Jones, Isfryn, Glyn Ceiriog, Ruabon. Also commemorated on the Ruabon War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gouzeau New British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David C MORRIS 202027
Service:Manchester Regiment(2nd/5th Bn.)
Died:28 May 1917
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Son of Maurice Morris & the late Margaret E Morris, of Upper Mill, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrin Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John MORRIS 63644
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers("A" Coy. 1st Bn.)
Died:1 Oct 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of Thomas & Jane Morris, of 1, Cambrian Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Samuel MORRIS 266917
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(6th Bn.)
Died:13 Apr 1918
Age:25   
Details:Son of Edwin & Mary Morris, of Cam Helyg Ucha, Pandy, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Simon Ivor PHILLIPS 18073
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:31 May 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of Jonah & Elizabeth Phillips, of Gorphwysfa, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David A ROBERTS 44039
Service:Durham Light Infantry(10th Bn.)
Died:20 Oct 1917
Age:20
Details:Son of Samuel & Elizabeth Roberts, of Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Godewaervelde British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Hugh ROBERTS 36628
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)attd.Royal Engineers(257th Tunnelling Coy.)
Died:12 Aug 1917
Age:34
Details:Son of Robert & Mary Roberts, of Tanyberth, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Coxyde Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:John B ROBERTS
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Ernest Lloyd WILLIAMS 362383
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery(275th Siege Bty.)
Died:14 Nov 1917
Age:22
Details:Son of Lloyd & Susannah Williams, of 3, Llangollen Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:The Huts Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Thomas Henry GRIFFITHS 4199477
Service:King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (2nd Bn.)
Died:14 May 1944
Age:28
Details:Son of Hugh & Jane E. Griffiths, of Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.

Rank,Name & Service Number:TrooperTrevor GRIFFITHS 319831
Service:Royal Armoured Corps(1st Royal Dragoons)
Died:7 Dec 1942
Age:23   
Details:Born in Glyn Ceiriog. Son of Henry and Sarah Griffiths, of Harlescott, Shropshire, England. Died of Diptheria.
Cemetery or Memorial:North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Trevor HALL 4922543
Service:South Staffordshire Regiment(2/6th Bn.)
Died:  8 Jul 1944
Age:31
Details:Son of Alfred & Margaret Hall, of Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambes-en-Plaine War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Richard Thomas JONES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:George William LEWIS   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant Edward Silas MORRIS 656599
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(166 Sqdn.)
Died:24 May 1943
Age:23
Details:Son of Lloyd & Martha Morris, 1, Nascott Terrace, Glyn Ceiriog.
Cemetery or Memorial:Haaksbergen General Cemetery, Overijssel, Netherlands.

Rank,Name & Service Number:John Francis PARRY
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Rank,Name & Service Number:David Green ROBERTS
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25 Jan 1945
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Of Chwarel, Glyn Ceiriog. Died at 31, Waverley Road, Sale, Cheshire, England.
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