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Glyndyfrdwy War Memorial

Glyndyfrdwy

The Glyndyfrdwy War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I. The memorial stands off the main A5 road through the village.

Glyndyfrdwy is a village on the banks of the River Dee, bewteen the towns of Llangollen and Corwen, in the county of Denbighshire. Until 1974 it was in the historic county of Merionethshire and, between 1974 and 1996, in the county of Clwyd.

The village is famous for its association with Owain Glyndwr

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:DAVIES Evan Goronwy
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES William Thomas 2402 & 36164
Service:  Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:27 Dec 1916
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Born in Corwen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EDWARDS David Jones 301433
Service:Tank Corps(13th Bn.)
Died:15 Apr 1918
Age:20
Details:Born in Llwyngwril, Merionethshire.Son of Thomas William and Jane A Edwards, Glyn Dŵr, Glyndyfrdwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial,West-Vlaanderen,Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES Thomas Lloyd 45117
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)
Died:28 Jun 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of Thomas & Catherine Hughes, of Minafon, Glyndyfrdwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ploegstreert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JACKS Thomas Charles 345543
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)
Died:31 Oct 1917
Age:34
Details:Son of Margaret Jacks, of Hill Side, Fron Bache, Llangollen, & the late Charles Jacks.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES John Goronwy 4068
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:6 Nov 1918
Age:27
Details:Son of David & Grace Jones, of Fronlwyd, Glyndyfrdwy.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES John Thomas 204467
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(Depot)
Died:22 Mar 1919
Age:30
Details:Born in Ruabon, Denbighshire. Son of Evan & Ellen Jones, TÅ· Canol, Glyndyfrdwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Thomas' Churchyard, Glyndyfrdwy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Richard 268072
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:1 May 1918
Age:19   
Details:Son of Griffith & Sarah Jones, 16, New Inn Terrace, Glyndyfrdwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PUGH Philip 290877
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/7th Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1917
Age:23
Details:Born in Llanyblodwel, Shropshire, England. Son of William & Elizabeth Pugh, of Lilac Cottage, Llynclys Hill, Oswestry. Of Carrog Isa.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gaza War Memorial, Gaza, Palestine.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS David 35512
Service:Machine Gun Corps Infantry(32nd Coy.)
Died:28-Aug-16   
Age:32
Details:Son of William and Margaret Roberts, of TÅ· Capel, Glyndyfrdwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Acting Bombardier ROWLANDS Edward Henry 69885
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery(13th Siege Bty.)
Died:25-Dec-17
Age:29
Details:Son of Owen & Ellen Rowlands, 4, New Inn Terrace, Glyndyfrdwy.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France.

 

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