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Iscoed War Memorial

Whitewell or Iscoyd


The Whitewell/Iscoyd War Memorial commemorates those men from the area who were killed in conflict throughout the world. The war memorial takes the form of a high, standing stone Celtic Cross, set on a three-tiered plinth.

Whitewell or Iscoyd (Welsh: Iscoed) is a village and ecclesiastical parish in the community of Bronington in the rural Maelor district of the County Borough of Wrexham, on the border with England. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Flintshire and between 1974 and 1996 part of the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DUCKERS Joseph M2/020641
Service:Army Service Corps(6th Mechanical Transport Coy. GHQ)
Died:4 Nov 1918
Details:Stepson of Mary E Duckers, of Broad Oak Cottage, Whitewell.
Cemetery or Memorial:Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner (Signaller) GLOVER Kenneth Houghton193803
Service:Royal Field Artillery
Died:8 Dec 1918
Details:Only son of James & Charlotte E Glover, of Lowton House, Lowton, Lancashire, England; husband of Mary B Glover, of Elf Howe, Staveley, Westmorland, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Mary's Churchyard, Whitewell.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Commander GODSAL Alfred Edmund DSO, Croix de Guerre (France)
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Vindictive)
Died:10 May 1918
Details:Son of Philip T & Ellen H Godsal, of Iscoyd Park, Iscoyd. Brother of Walter Hugh Godsal (below).
Cemetery or Memorial:Oostende New Communal Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number: Major GODSAL Walter Hugh DSO, MC
Service: Durham Light Infantry(2nd Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1918
Details:Son of Philip T & Ellen H Godsal, of Iscoyd Park, Iscoyd. Brother of Alfred Edmund Godsal (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Harold 202562
Service:Manchester Regiment(2/5th Bn.)
Died:6 Oct 1917
Details:Son of Job & Ellen Jones, Higher Wych, Cheshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain LEE Philip Warburton
Service:Royal Field Artillery(29th Bty.)
Died:11 Oct 1917
Details:Son of Joseph Henry Warburton Lee & Emmeline Vernon Lee, of Broad Oak, Whitewell. Brother of Bernard Armitage Warburton Lee. (See WW2 below)
Cemetery or Memorial:Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:MELLOR Thomas 18446
Service:Lancashire Fusiliers(3rd/5th Bn.)
Died:10 Oct 1917
Details:Son of John Thomas Mellor, of Wych Mills, & the late Elizabeth Mellor.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain LEE Bernard Armitage Warburton VC
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Hardy)
Died:10 Apr 1940
Details:Born in Broad Oak, Whitewell. Son of Mr & Mrs J H Warburton Lee; husband of Elizabeth Warburton Lee, of Cringletie, Peeblesshire, Scotland. Brother of Philip Warburton Lee. (See WW1 above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Ballangen New Cemetery, Norway.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper WYNNE Arthur 4035283
Service:Royal Armoured Corps(53 Regt. Reconnaissance Corps)
Died:2 Aug 1944
Details:Son of James & Adelaide Wynne, Mill Cottage, Horseman's Green.  Husband of Constance Nancy Gwenneth Wynne of Carmarthenshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, Calvados, France.





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