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Llysfaen War Memorial

Llysfaen

The Llysfaen War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II and stands in the churchyard of St. Cynfran' Parish Church.

Llysfaen is a village and community in the County Borough of Conwy. The village was part of an exclave of historic Caernarfonshire until 1923, when it was transferred into historic Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was part of the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ADAMS Llewelyn Glyndwr G/49711
Service:Royal Fusiliers - City of London Regiment(9th Bn.)
Died:22 Nov 1917   
Age:25
Details:Foster-son of Mrs E R Adams, of Glenmore, Colwyn Bay. Born Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal BARKER James 203460
Service:Gloucestershire Regiment(2nd/6th Bn.)
Died:15 Apr 1918
Age:33
Details:Son of John & M Barker, of Colwyn Bay; husband of Kathleen H Barker, of 2, Frome Hall Villas, Bath Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant DANIELL Ewell Eunice 17745
Service:Royal Flying Corps(6th Reserve Sqdn.)
Died:3 Nov 1916
Age:26
Details:Born 27 Aug 1890 in Winnipeg, Canada. British subject. Husband of Hilda May Daniell (nee Whitley). Resident of Gwynfryn, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Church Cemetery, Old Colwyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:DAVIES John
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Of Mona House, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:DAVIES John Thomas   
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Of Elvan View, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES William Owen 120525
Service:Royal Army Medical Corps
Died:16 Jan 1918
Age:35
Details:Son of William & Jane Davies, of 5, Bryn Ffynnon Terrace, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Non-Conformist Cemetery, Old Colwyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private EVANS Edward John 36640
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:10 Jul 1916
Age:24
Details:Son of Thomas & Mary Evans, of Ogwen Cottage, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private FISHER William John 240585
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/5th Bn.)
Died:20 Jun 1918
Age:23
Details:Son of Oscar George &  Margaret Fisher, of Canolymarian, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem War Memorial, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private FOULKES Owen 203538
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(11th Bn.)
Died:19 Oct 1918
Age:22
Details:Born Llaneilian. Son of Leah Foulkes, of Penmaen Cottage, Penmaenrhos, Old Colwyn, & the late Robert Foulkes.
Cemetery or Memorial:Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta.

Rank,Name & Service Number:HUGHES Joseph
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Of Tan y Penmaen, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal HUGHES Thomas Howell 1522
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st/6th Bn.)
Died:26 Oct 1915   
Age:26
Details:Son of Hugh & Catherine Ann Hughes, of Henllys, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES Alfred   
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Of 5, Park Road, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Charles Edward 46256
Service:Machine Gun Corps Infantry(59th Coy.)
Died:6 Jan 1917
Age:23   
Details:Son of William Lewis Jones & Elizabeth Jones, of Tyn-y-Fron, Penmaenrhos.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Edward 6637
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:21 Apr 1918
Age:20
Details:Son of Edward & Mary E Jones, of Tan y Coed, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Contay British Cemetery, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Hywel  25485 & 33101
Service:South Wales Borderers(11th Bn.)formerlyKings Shropshire Light Infantry
Died:1 Aug 1917
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Of Bron Llan, Llysfaen. Born in Llaneilian.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Joseph Garner 18886
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:11 Jul 1916
Age:28   
Details:Of Rose Cottage, Llysfaen. Son of Mr & Mrs J Jones, of Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'abbe, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES Lloyd   
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Of 8, Pentregwyddel Terrace, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES Owen
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Of 2, Bron Llan, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Thomas Peter 87014
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:13 Sep 1918   
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Son of Peter & Mary Jones, of 8, Bodryfedd Terrace, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Telegraphist LARSON John Griffith Bristol  Z/1274
Service:Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve   (HMS Duke of Clarence)
Died:1 Apr 1918
Age:30
Details:Brother of Caroline Williams, 5 Wellington Road, Old Colwyn: Son of Honor and Ellen Larson, 1 Rhuddlan Road, Abergele. (1901 Census). Of Gele House, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Cynfran's Churchyard, Llysfaen.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Rev.LEWIS Ivor Morgan
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Goliath)
Died:13 May 1915
Age:26
Details:Son of David & Caroline Lewis, of The Rectory, Llanbedr, Ruthin, Denbighshire. Torpedoed by Turkish navy, off Gallipoli, Turkey.
Cemetery or Memorial:Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private LEWIS John Gordon 323332
Service:London Regiment - City of London Rifles(1st/6th Bn.)
Died:7 Jun 1917
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Son of David & Caroline Lewis, of The Rectory, Llanbedr, Ruthin, Denbighshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Wardroom Attendant McCOMBE Charles
Service:Mercantile Marine(HMHS Llandovery Castle, London)
Died:27 Jun 1918   
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Of Chwarel Goch, Llysfaen.  Born in  Liverpool, England. Son of the late John & Elizabeth McCombe (nee Jones). Torpedoed by German submarine off the south coast of Ireland.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MORRIS William 32099
Service:Welsh Regiment (19th (Pioneer) Bn.)
Died:24 Apr 1918   
Age:33
Details:Husband of Catherine Morris, of 3, Gwyn-Fryn Terrace, of Llanddulas, Denbighshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PARRY Thomas Bridge 316132 & 267804
Service:Cheshire Regiment(11th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:21 Aug 1918
Age:32
Details:Born Wrexham, Denbighshire. Husband of Catherine A Parry (nee Owen).
Cemetery or Memorial:Niederzwehren Cemetery, Hessen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Hugh 267408
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(19th Bn.)
Died:23 Nov 1917
Age:29
Details:Of Ty· Isa. Son of Mrs. Mary Davies, of 1, Bron Parc, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Idwal Harries 11835
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(8th Bn.)
Died:3 Feb 1917
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Of Tan 'r Allt, Llysfaen. Resident of Surbiton, Surrey, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:ROBERTS John   
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Of Graiglwyd, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:ROBERTS John
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Of 1, Rock Terrace, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:ROBERTS John James   
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Of 5, Ogwen Terrace, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Llewelyn 41282
Service:Lancashire Fusiliers("A" Coy. 15th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of Hugh and Sarah Roberts, of Bro Llewelyn, Bryn Gwylan Terrace, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Robert 25544
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:4 Mar 1916
Age:23
Details:Brother of 25542 Pte. Moses Roberts, Coed Coch View, Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay. (1911 Census). Also commemorated on the Llandudno War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'avoue, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:ROBERTS Robert John
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Of 6, Pentregwyddel Terrace, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Thomas Samuel 36843
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:21 Apr 1916   
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Of 1, Bryn Gwylan Terrace, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Rue-du-Bacquerot No. 1 Military Cemetery, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:SMITH William Summers
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Of Brynonnen, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private THOMAS William 54664
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:27 Aug 1918
Age:22
Details:Son of Robert & Elizabeth Thomas, of Penycoed, Bache, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Guardsman WHEATER William Herbert 26912
Service:Grenadier Guards
Died:27 Jul 1919
Age:33
Details:Of Oakfield, Llysfaen. Husband of Winifred J Wheater, of Station Road, Lubenham, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Non-Conformist Cemetery, Old Colwyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS Clement 241137
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:4 Nov 1918   
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Born Holywell, Flintshire. Husband of Jennie Williams, 4 Bryn Ffynnon Terrace, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS David Hugh 345314 & 1250
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(24th Bn.)formerlyDenbighshire Yeomanry
Died:1 Nov 1917
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Of 3, Rhos View Terrace, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:WILLIAMS John
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Of 11, Pentregwyddel Terrace, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:WILLIAMS John
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Of Tanybryn, Llysfaen.
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Rank,Name & Service Number:WILLIAMS John
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Of Rose Hill, Llysfaen.   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS Richard Henry 25121
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:2 Aug 1917
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Of Brynonnen, Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:Artillery Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

§ Also commemorated on the Old Colwyn War Memorial.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Aircraftman 1st Class JONES Gwilym Samuel 1538260
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:16 May 1943
Age:21
Details:Of Bryn Dedwydd. Son of Edward & Maggie Jones, of Llysfaen; husband of Mair Jones, of Llysfaen.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Cynfran's Churchyard, Llysfaen.

Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES Wilfred
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Craigside
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