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Isycoed War Memorial




The Isycoed War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I.

The memorial, situated in the grounds of St. Paul's Parish Church, is in the form of a cross of marble on a stone base and the height of it is 8 feet 6 inches. It was dedicated on 24th October 1919 .


It lies around 5 miles to the east of Wrexham on the border with England. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire, and between 1974 and 1996 of the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Private CUNNAH Robert Ellis 49739
Service:Cheshire Regiment (1st Bn.)
Died:15 Jan 1917
Details:Son of Alfred and Amelia Cunnah, of 21, Kirby Grove, Shotton, Chester.
Cemetery or Memorial:Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HOLMES Ernest Albert 54505
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (16th Bn.)
Died:2 Aug 1917
Details:Son of Albert Holmes, Hanvood's Lane, Rossett, Wrexham, Denbighshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Stoker 1st Class JONES Philip K/25397
Service:Royal Navy, HMS Moth
Died:19 Jun 1917
Details:Son of Philip and Margaret Jones, of Isycoed, Bowling Bank, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PARKER Percy 698
Service:Welsh Horse Yeomanry (2nd/1st. Bn.)
Died:23 Jan 1916
Details:Son of William and Annie E. Parker, of Rodens Hall, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Isycoed (St. Paul) Churchyard, Denbighshire.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Serjeant PARRY Joseph 56997
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (10th Bn.) (formerly 1228 Denbighshire Yeomanry)
Died:1 May 1917
Cemetery or Memorial:
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private POWELL Stanley 345233
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (24th Bn.) (formerly 893 Trooper Denbighshire Hussars Yeomanry)
Died:31 Oct 1917
Age:  23
Details:Son of Sarah Elizabeth Powell, The Cottage, Bryn Estyn Rd., Rhosnessney, Wrexham, and the late Charles Powell. Native of Bowling Bank, Wrexham.
Cemetery or Memorial:Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza




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