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Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd War Memorial

Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

 

The Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who were killed during World War I and World War II. The memorial takes the form of stone pillar and stands in front of the almshouses, in the centre of the village.

Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd is a village and community in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private CLARKE Henry 12220
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:22 Jun 1916
Age:21
Details:Son of Charles & Catherine Clarke, of Chapel Terrace, Graigfechan. Brother of William Clarke (below).
Cemetery or Memorial:Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private CLARKE William 41709
Service:Loyal North Lancashire Regiment(1st/4th Bn.)
Died:30 Sep 1918
Age:19
Details:Son of Charles & Catherine Clarke, of Chapel Terrace, Graigfrechan. Brother of Henry Clarke (above).
Cemetery or Memorial:Beuvry Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant ENGLAND John Kenneth
Service:East Surrey Regiment(8th Bn.)
Died:5 Sep 1918
Age:29
Details:Son of George & Amy England, of Argentina; husband of Helen Dorothy England, of Bryn.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EVANS Isaac 127495
Service:Machine Gun Corps Infantry(19th Bn.)
Died:14 Oct 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of Mr T Evans, of Bryn Ucha, Pentre Coch.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Charles Communal Cemetery, Sedan, Ardennes, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EVANS John Lloyd 37656
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:7 Sep 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of John & M J Evans, of Coed y Gawen, Ruthin.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:GARNER James
Service:Royal Navy
Died:1917
Age:65
Details:Born Liverpool, England. Husband of Isabella Garner (nee Keegan), TÅ· Canol, Llanfair Dyffyn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private GOODMAN John Lloyd 96242
Service:King's Liverpool Regiment(12th Bn.)
Died:23 Jul 1916
Age:17
Details:Son of Jane Mary Goodman. of Pen Llain Wen, Llanfair Dyffyn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HUGHES John Edward 42224
Service:South Wales Borderers(2nd Bn.)
Died:23 Apr 1917   
Age:25
Details:on of Edward & Winifred Hughes, of Waen Bach, Pentrecelyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant JENNINGS Goulbourne Hayward
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(20th Bn. attd. 10th Bn.)
Died:15 Aug 1916
Age:19
Details:Son of the Rev. Richard Jennings, of the Rectory, Gyffylliog & the late Louise Trevitt Jennings.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant JONES Alfred Selwyn Basil
Service:Canadian Railway Troops(9th Bn.)
Died:9 Feb 1919
Age:37
Details:Son of the Rev. Basil M Jones & Emily Jones, of the Vicarage, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Of St. Chad's College, Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:t. Mary's Churchyard, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES John
Service:
Died:
Age:
Details:
Of Ty'n Twll, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant JONES Lawrence Evans17935
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/5th Bn.)
Died:7 Nov 1917
Age:25
Details:Son of Hannah Jones, of 4, Llanfair Villas, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, & the late Police Constable William Jones.
Cemetery or Memorial:Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner JONES Thomas David 161036
Service:Royal Field Artillery(Clearing Office)
Died:28 Nov 1918
Age:26
Details:Son of David & Maria Jones, of Drws y Nant, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:    St. Mary's Churchyard, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES William 48842
Service:King's Liverpool Regiment(12th Bn.)
Died:27 Mar 1917
Age:31
Details:Son of John & Ellen Jones, of Enion Mill, Ruthin. Native of Pwllglas.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lebucquiere Communal Military Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES William
Service:
Died:
Age:
Details:
Of Einion Mill, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain JONES-BATEMAN Francis
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:4 Nov 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of Herbert Burleton Jones-Bateman & Evelyn Jones-Bateman, of Eyarth. Brother of Llewelyn Jones-Bateman (below). Also commemorated on the Abergele War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain JONES-BATEMAN Llewelyn
Service:Royal Field Artillery("A" Bty. 103rd Bde.)
Died:19 Mar 1916
Age:27
Details:Son of Herbert Burleton Jones-Bateman, of the Indian Civil Service, and Evelyn Jones-Bateman, of Pentre Mawr, Abergele, Denbighshire and of Eyarth. Brother of Francis Jones-Bateman (above). Also commemorated on the Abergele War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private KEEGAN William 69421 & 37015
Service:Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment(6th Bn.)formerlyEast Surrey Regiment
Died:11 Aug 1918
Age:18
Details:Son of Dinah Keegan, of  17, Rhos Street, Llanfair Dyffyn Clwyd. Resident of Romford, Essex, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ville-sur-Ancre Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private LESLIE Alexander 2160
Service:Wiltshire Regiment (1st/4th Bn.)
Died:15 Jun 1915
Age:20
Details:Son of Alex and Jane Leslie, Eyarth Lodge, Ruthin. (later of Red Lodge, Bodicote, Banbury, Oxon.). Born Edinburgh, Scotland.
Cemetery or Memorial:Delhi War Cemetery, India.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant MEREDITH Owen Watkin Wynn Hardinge
Service:Royal Flying Corps. & General List
Died:20 Nov 1917
Age:24
Details:Born Tibberton, Newport, Shropshire, England. Son of the late Ven. Archdeacon Thomas Meredith & Mrs Mary Jane Meredith (nee Hardinge); of Baraset, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. Also commemorated on the Tibberton War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MORRIS R William   
Service:
Died:
Age:
Details:
Of Bacherig, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private OWEN Iorwerth Richard 437644
Service:Canadian Infantry(15th Bn.)
Died:29 Sep 1916
Age:18
Details:Son of Edward & Cecil Louise Owen, of The White Horse, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Contay British Cemetery, Contay, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PRICE John 37678
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:30 May 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of Griffith & Margaret Price, of Pant Rhwth, Pentre Celyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St. Marc, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Harold Kendall 12495
Service:Grenadier Guards(2nd Bn.)
Died:between14 Sep 1914and16 Sep 1914
Age:32
Details:Son of Ishmael & Ann Ellen Roberts, Graig Farm, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Brother of Gilbert Roberts, of 9, Mornington Crescent, Regent's Park, London, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS O Lloyd
Service:
Died:
Age:
Details:
Of Bryn Awel, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS Robert John 28430
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(19th Bn.)
Died:25 Sep 1917
Age:21   
Details:Son of Charles & Alice Williams, of Alms House, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-le-Grand, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS William 31474
Service:South Wales Borderers(2nd Bn.)
Died:9 Feb 1918
Age:28
Details:Son of William & Hannah Williams, of Derwen Deg, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flying Officer Pilot CORKHILL William Ronald 42108
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:7 Nov 1940
Age:25
Details:Son of Capt. Thomas Walter Corkhill & Bessie Victoria Corkhill, of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Woodstock Cemetery, Oxfordshire, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Cadet ELGIN Kenneth
Service:Merchant NavySS Biela (Liverpool)
Died:14 Feb 1942
Age:17
Details:Son of William & Charlotte Elgin, of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic by German submarine.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant JONES Evan David 2734019
Service:Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.(56th Regt.)
Died:5 Jul 1944
Age:29   
Details:Son of John & Amy Jones, of Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd. Enlisted in the Welsh Guards
Cemetery or Memorial:Assisi War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner ROBERTS Eifion 977088
Service:Royal Artillery(68 Medium Regt.)
Died:18 Jul 1941
Age:21
Details:Son of John Herbert & Hannah Roberts, of Eyarth.
Cemetery or Memorial:Fayid War Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant WILLIAMS David Reginald 1083911
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(W.Op./Air Gnr.)
Died:3 Apr 1943
Age:21
Details:Son of the Rev. David Williams & Mabel Williams, of the Vicarage, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Mary's Churchyard, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.

 

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