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Henllan War Memorial

Henllan

The Henllan War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who were killed during World War I and World War II.
The memorial is in the form of a standing stone Celtic Cross on the grounds of St. Sadwrn's Parish Church

Henllan is a village and community in rural Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain Mowbray Lyster Stanley Owen COLE
Service:Royal Fusiliers - City of London Regiment(4th Bn.)
Died:14 Sep 1914
Age:39
Details:Son of Francis B O & Maria S Cole, Llys Meirchion, Llannefydd.  Born Llanynys Castle.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Communal Cemetery, Seine-et-Marne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Goronwy DAVIES 44781
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(19th Bn.)
Died:25 Nov 1917
Age:33
Details:Son of Jonah Davies, 7, School Street, Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal Stanley EVANS 40842
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:1 Oct 1917
Age:25
Details:Son of John & Ellinor (Eleanor) Evans, of Cross Foxes, Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant Hugh George EVANS
Service:The King's Liverpool Regiment (5th Bn.) attd.Devonshire Regiment (16th Bn.)
Died:4 Sep 1918
Age:31
Details:Son of John & Ellinor (Eleanor) Evans, of Brynmeiron,  Henllan; husband of Myfanwy Dryhurst Evans, of TÅ· Gwyn, Denbigh.
Cemetery or Memorial:Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John EVANS 32066 & 24218
Service:Welsh Regiment (19th Bn.)formerly withRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:10 Jul 1916   
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Son of Edward & Anne Jane Evans, and the brother of David Evans (RWF 60369) of Church Street, Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Ivor Wynn(e) GRIFFITHS 166678
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery
Died:24 Sep 1917
Age:23
Details:Son of Mrs. Amelia Lunt Griffiths, 13, Denbigh Street, Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gwalia Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edmund Tyrer HOUGHTON G/124828
Service:Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment(7th Bn. )
Died:3 May 1917
Age:32
Details:Son of Henry & Lydia Houghton, of Broadleys, Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Jesse HUGHES 1491
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:28 Nov 1917
Age:29
Details:Son of Mr. Thomas & Jane Hughes, Bryn y Ffynnon, Henllan. Brother of Robert J Hughes (below)
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Robert John HUGHES 825
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:21 Jun 1916
Age:29
Details:Son of Mr. Thomas & Jane Hughes, Bryn y Ffynnon, Henllan. Brother of Jesse Hughes (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Brandhoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:William HUGHES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Cyril HUMPHREYS 551
Service:9th. Australian Light Horse
Died:29 Aug 1915
Age:42
Details:Son of Humphrey & Emily Harriet Humphreys, Henllan Rectory, Henllan.Also on the Denbigh War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:William (Willie) H JONES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper Owen JONES 398565
Service:Royal Engineers(93rd Field Coy.)
Died:18 Apr 1918
Age:34
Details:Son of William and Jane Jones, of Henllan. Killed on his 34th birthday.
Cemetery or Memorial:Forceville Communal Cemetery and Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Thomas JONES
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Oswald JONES 204315
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:30 Sep 1918
Age:27
Details:Youngest son of Thomas & Mary Jones, of 12, School Street, Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:John OWEN
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Walter Henry RAWSON 26702
Service:Cameronians - Scottish Rifles(9th Bn.)
Died:7 Jun 1917
Age:26
Details:Grandson of David & Jane Rawson, 10, Steeple Street,  Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Owen ROBERTS 37120
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)
Died:4 May 1917
Age:35
Details:Son of Owen & Ann Roberts, of Chweffordd Farm, Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Savona Memorial, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John SMITH 15519
Service:South Lancashire Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:14 Jun 1917   
Age:39
Details:Son of Albert & Mary Smith, of Johnson's Cottage, Denbigh; husband of Catherine Elizabeth Smith, of Goppa, Denbigh
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Rifleman Goronwy STORY 392099
Service:London Regiment - Queen Victoria's Rifles(2nd/9th Bn.)
Died:27 Sep 1917
Age:37
Details:Son of John and Elizabeth Story, of 5, School Street, Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Leonard PRICE 4201072
Service:Middlesex Regiment (1/7th Bn.)
Died:D8 Sep 1944
Age:28   
Details:Son of John & Margaret Price, of Henllan; husband of Enid Price.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sadwrn Churchyard, Henllan.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper David Richard ROBERTS 2123659
Service:Royal Engineers
Died:16 Jul 1944
Age:32
Details:Son of Hugh T. & Sarah R. Roberts, of Henllan; husband of Margaret Blodwen Roberts, of Henllan.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sadwrn Churchyard, Henllan.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Fusilier Samuel Ellis JONES
Service:R W F 6th Batt
Died:19 Aug1944
Age:27
Details:Son of David & Ellen Jones, husband of Gertrude Mary Jones of Denbigh
Cemetery or Memorial:Banneville-La-Campagne. War Cem France

 

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