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Old Colwyn War Memorial

Old Colwyn

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The Old Colwyn War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II.

The memorial, in the form of a stone, standing Celtic Cross, featuring Celtic knotwork.

Old Colwyn is a village and community in the County Borough of Conwy. 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 ADAMS Llewellyn 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:Private BELLIS John Herber t2120
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1915
Age:21
Details:Born Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England. Son of John Bellis, of 535, John Street, North Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, & the late Hannah Bellis, formerly of Gorddinog House, Colwyn Bay.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant BROADBENT Cecil Hoyle
Service:King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry(4th Bn.)
Died:1 Mar 1916
Age:34
Details:Son of James & Eliza Broadbent, Old Colwyn. Brigade Instructor of Bombing School at Albert.
Cemetery or Memorial:    Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal CALLOW James 20104
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:8 Jul 1916   
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Born in Bolton, Lancashire, England. Son of Elizabeth Callow of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private CONWAY Alfred 201108
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(4th Bn.)
Died:23 Mar 1918
Age:23
Details:Son of Henry & Ellen Conway, of TÅ· Mawr Cottage, Colwyn Bay.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

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

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES David 242673
Service:Prince of Wales's Volunteers South Lancashire Regiment(1/5th Bn.)
Died:11 Apr 1918   
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Born Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Emlyn 63553
Service:    Lancashire Fusiliers("C" Coy. 16th Bn.)
Died:25 Aug 1918
Age:18
Details:Son of William & Margaret Davies, of "Henryd", Rose Hill, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Assevillers New British Cemetery, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES Frederick 53950
Service:Welsh Regiment(15th Battalion)
Died:2 Aug 1917   
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Born Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner DAVIES Ivor 229490
Service:Royal Field Artillery(251st Bde.)
Died:8 Jul 1918
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Niederzwehren Cemetery, Hessen, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private DAVIES John 2648
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1915   
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Born Abergele. Husband of Maria Hembry (formerly Davies), of 4, Woodbine Cottages, Keynsham, Bristol, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

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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 EDWARDS Edward Owen 48667 & 2994
Service:Northumberland Fusiliers(2nd Garrison Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welch Fusiliers
Died:23 Oct 1918
Age:41
Details:Husband of Sarah Jane Edwards, 4 Glan Rafon Terrace, Llawr Pentre, Old Colwyn. (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lieutenant EDWARDS John Kelvin
Service:Cheshire Regiment(5th Bn.)
Died:28 Nov 1918
Age:32
Details:Son of the Rev. John Edwards & Mrs Ellen Edwards, of Maes Llwyn, Old Colwyn. Born at Llanfachraeth, Anglesey.
Cemetery or Memorial:Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

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 EVANS John 2981
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:26 Sep 1915
Age:22
Details:on of Edwin & Jane Evans, of 12, Fairmount, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:East Mudros Military Cemetery, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:EVANS M
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Captain FAIRCLOUGH Robert Justice
Service:The King's Liverpool Regiment(5th Bn.)
Died:30 May 1915
Age:41
Details:Son of James Stanley Fairclough & Fanny McBride Fairclough, of "Elderslie", Old Colwyn. Native of Aughton, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

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:Private FOULKES Thomas 53613
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:4 May 1917
Age:28
Details:Son of William & Sarah Foulkes, of Carlyle House, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:HUGHES W M
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Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES A P
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Bertie (Herbert) 17879
Service:Cheshire Regiment(10th Bn.)
Died:16 Jul 1916
Age:23
Details:Son of John and Jane Jones, 7 Park Road,Llandrillo Yn Rhos,Colwyn Bay.Husband of Mary Catherine Jones (nee Thomas). Brother of 345406 Private William Jones 24th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers listed on the Colwyn Bay Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Bartholomew Lloyd 6048
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:20 Jul 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs Thomas Parry Jones, of 4, Garden Terrace, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

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:Rifleman JONES David Lewis 376074
Service:London Regiment(8th City of London Battalion - Post Office Rifles)
Died:10 Sep 1918
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Born Old Colwyn. Resident of Hammersmith, London, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES David John 28426 & 2760
Service:South Wales Borderers(4th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers   
Died:24 Sep 1918
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North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq.

Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES F( E)?   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal JONES George Edward 41655 & 160639
Service:Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment(6th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Field Artillery
Died:9 Apr 1918
Age:36
Details:Husband of Emmie Jones, of 3, Arfon Terrace, Penmaenrhos. Born Llanfair Talhaearn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant JONES Herbert Edward S4/064834
Service:Army Service Corps (10th L of C Supply Coy.)
Died:17 Nov 1918
Age:27
Details:Son of John William Jones, of Old Colwyn, Denbighshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:United Kingdom Book of Remembrance (maintained at C.W.G.C. Head Office, Maidenhead)

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES John 36838
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:11 Jul 1916   
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Cemetery or Memorial:
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'abbe, Somme, France.

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

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Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES J R
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES T S11792
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(11th Bn.)
Died:25 Dec 1918   
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Son of Thomas Parry Jones, of Preswylfa, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner JONES William 93082
Service:Royal Garrison Artillery (217th Siege Bty.)
Died:30 Nov 1917   
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Born Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES William Henry 265100
Service:Monmouthshire Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:3 Aug 1917
Age:33
Details:Son of the late David Mary Jones; husband of Ellen Jones, of "Green Bank", 3, Rose Hill, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Telegraphist LARSON John Griffiths Bristol Z/1274
Service:Royal Naval Volunteer ReserveH.M.S. Duke of Clarence
Died:1 Apr 1918
Age:30
Details:Brother of Caroline Williams, Penlan, Penmaenrhos, Old Colwyn. (1911 Census).
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Cynfran's Churchyard, Llysfaen.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant MOCATTA Robert Menzies
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers("D" Coy. 1st/5th Bn.)
Died:10 Aug 1915
Age:23
Details:Son of Revd. Henry Elias and Katherine Anne Mocatta, of Clive House School, Prestatyn.Also commemorated on the Prestatyn War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:MARSDEN E
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MASSEY Thomas 36756
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:11 Nov 1916   
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Born in Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MORRIS Evan 240869
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:26 Mar 1917
Age:23
Details:Son of the late Evan Morris & of Alice Morris, of 8, Hebron Terrace, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MORRIS Robert 21957
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:1 Sep 1916
Age:26
Details:Son of Robert & Mary Morris, of Tan-Y-Bont, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:OWEN O
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PARKER Thomas Douglas Meyrick 17535
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(13th Bn.)
Died:22 May 1917
Age:19
Details:Son of Thomas & Frances Constance Emily Parker, of 3, Mount Pleasant, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, 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 PEARCE Archibald Leonard 45048
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(9th Bn.)
Died:16 Nov 1918
Age:29
Details:Husband of Claudia Annie Pearce,Cleveland, Coed Coch,Old Colwyn
Cemetery or Memorial:Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery, Seine-et-Marne, France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal PEARCE William Edward 21830 & 190484
Service:South Wales Borderers(5th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Engineers
Died:25 Mar 1918
Age:42
Details:Husband of Emma Pearce, 48 Fountain Street, Godley, Hyde, Cheshire. (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:C.Q.M.S.RECKLESS Ernest William 2032
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(5th Bn.)
Died:23 Aug 1915
Age:36
Details:Husband of Elizabeth Reckless,7, Hebron Terrace, Rose Place, Old Colwyn. Born Urmston, Manchester, England. Died at sea.
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Edward 53920
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:30 Sep 1916
Age:19
Details:Son of Edward & Mary Roberts, of 20, Fairmount, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Berks Cemetery Extension, Hainaut, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Colour Sergeant ROBERTS John 266986
Service:West African Frontier Force (W.A.F.F.) (Gold Coast Regiment)
Died:24 Nov 1918
Age:32
Details:Son of David & Elizabeth Roberts, of 1, Rock Terrace,  Penmaenrhos.
Cemetery or Memorial:Stellawood Cemetery, Durban Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS John Thomas 2021480
Service:Canadian Infantry(72nd Bn.)
Died:29 Sep 1918
Age:28
Details:Son of Timothy Thomas & Mary Roberts, of 2, Glanrafon Terrace, Old Colwyn. Native of St. Asaph, Flintshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Sancourt British Cemetry, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS Llewelyn 41282 & 109120
Service:Lancashire Fusiliers("A" Coy. 15th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Army Service Corps
Died:10 Aug 1918
Age:21
Details:Son of Hugh & 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 Peter 21255
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:19 Jul 1916   
Age:34
Details:Son of John & Jane Roberts, of Elian House, Wood View, Old Colwyn; husband of Lizzie Williams, of 'Ivy Dale', Rose Place, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS William 240824
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:29 Aug 1917
Age:32
Details:Son of the late William & Emma Roberts, of Bryn Awel, Fair Mount, Old Colwyn; husband of Jennie Roberts, of 8, Bryn Terrace, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private THOMAS Arthur 20484
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:10 Jul 1916
Age:34
Details:Husband of Elizabeth Thomas, Glanrafon, Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme,France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private THOMAS John Richard 40262
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:26 Sep 1917
Age:25
Details:Son of John and Maria Thomas, of "Groes Back," Abergele Rd.,Colwyn Bay
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private THOMAS Wallace 53923
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers1st Bn.)
Died:4 May 1917
Age:24
Details:Son of Jonah and Ellen Thomas, of 67, Park Rd., Colwyn Bay
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial,Pas de Calais,France

Rank,Name & Service Number:Guardsman WHEATER William Herbert 26912
Service:Grenadier Guards
Died:27 Jul 1919
Age:33
Details: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:Died 4 November 1918
Age:34
Details: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:Corporal WILLIAMS John 47246 & 43144
Service:Royal Defence Corps(412th Protection Coy.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:Died 10 October 1918 At Sea
Age:40
Details:Son of the late Mrs Anne Williams.
Cemetery or Memorial:Grangegorman Military Cemetery, County Dublin, Ireland.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS John 54585
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(2nd Bn., A Coy.)
Died:26 Feb 1917
Age:21
Details:Son of John and Eliza Williams, of Llanelian,Colwyn Bay
Cemetery or Memorial:Bois-Guillaume Communal Cemetery, Seine-Maritime, France

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:BAILEYA D
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant W. Op. Air BLACKSHAW Arthur Trevor 2204969
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(514 Sqdn.)
Died:2 Feb 1945
Age:20
Details:Son of Arthur & Jane Blackshaw, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, Germany.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal BOULTER Herbert 4470210
Service:Durham Light Infantry(1st Bn.)
Died:15 Dec 1944
Age:24
Details:Son of Herbert & Patience Boulter, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Forli War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant CHENEY David Leopold 1139176
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died:24 Jun 1944
Age:21
Details:Son of Leopold A. Cheney, & of Margaret A. Cheney, of  Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Seaford Cemetery, Sussex, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private CLIFFORD Horace Hall 14419236
Service:King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Died:16 Jul 1944
Age:19
Details:Born Caernarfonshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal DAVIES Thomas Emyr 4199457
Service:Royal Welch Fusiliers(2nd Bn.)
Died:1 Mar 1945   
Age:25
Details:Son of Thomas Foulkes Davies & Mary Davies, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner EDWARDS Llewelyn 976361
Service:Royal Artillery(118 Bty., 30 Lt. A.A. Regt.)
Died:5 Oct 1942
Age:25
Details:Son of Morris & Ann Ellen Edwards, of Penmaenrhos.
Cemetery or Memorial:El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ELLIS Thomas Carey 976437
Service:York and Lancaster Regiment(The Hallamshire Bn.)
Died:30 Nov 1944
Age:29
Details:Son of John & Mary Ellis, of Llanrhos, Caernarfonshire.
Cemetery or Memorial:Venray War Cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Trooper HILL Leslie Norman 14708745
Service:4th Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
Died:22 Aug 1946
Age:20
Details:Son of Francis George & Daisy Alice Hill, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Udine War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal HUGHES Norman 2588800
Service:Royal Corps of Signals(11 L. of C. Sigs.)
Died:30 Oct 1944
Age:27
Details:Son of Edward Hughes, & of Dinah Hughes, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Naples War Cemetery, Italy.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Lance Corporal JONES William Stewart 2736246
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)
Died:9 Sep 1944
Age:24
Details:Son of William John Ambrose Jones & Mary Jones, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Brussels Town Cemetery, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium.

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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Albert John Henry 14891982
Service:Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Died:24 Jul 1946
Age:19
Details:Son of John & Minnie Jones, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Church Cemetery, Old Colwyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:MATTHEWS E
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant MOORE Kenneth Jackson 13011026
Service:Pioneer Corps
Died:17 Jan 1945
Age:45
Details:Son of Mr & Mrs J Moore; husband of Gertrude Moore, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thika War Cemetery, Kenya.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private MORETON Bertrand Fern 7516993
Service:Royal Army Medical Corps
Died:1 Jun 1946
Age:25
Details:Son of Christopher A Moreton & A Moreton; husband of Dorothy M. Moreton, of Colwyn Bay.
Cemetery or Memorial:Non-Conformist Cemetery, Old Colwyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant ROBERTS Robert Charles T/773415
Service:Royal Army Service Corps
Died:4 May 1942
Age:31
Details:Son of Robert Edward & Emily Roberts, of Colwyn Bay.
Cemetery or Memorial:Non-Conformist Cemetery, Old Colwyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROBERTS John Gwilym 2735658
Service:Pioneer Corps
Died:13 Jan 1943
Age:41
Details:Son of William & Elizabeth Roberts, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Non-Conformist Cemetery, Old Colwyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant ROBERTS Frank Arthur Victor 77613
Service:Suffolk Regiment(1st Bn.)
Died:29 May 1940
Age:22
Details:Son of Cmdr. Arthur Cecil Roberts, O.B.E., R.N., and Amy G. Roberts, of Salcombe, Devon.Mentioned in despatches.
Cemetery or Memorial:Zuidschote Churchyard, West-Vlaanderen,Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flight Sergeant ROBERTS Thomas Philip 1623387
Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve(112 Sqdn.)
Died:12 Apr 1945
Age:21
Details:Son of Thomas Philip & Gladys Roberts, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Malta Memorial, Malta.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal ROBERTS Hugh Henry 1881281
Service:Royal Engineers(230 Field Coy.)
Died:21 Feb 1943
Age:26
Details:Son of John & Ellen Roberts, of Old Colwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Able Seaman THORPE Parker D/SSX 25003
Service:Royal NavyH.M. M.T.B.  41
Died:14 Feb 1941
Age:20
Details:Son of Parker & Bertha Thorpe; grandson of Mary Adshead, of Old Colwyn. Sunk by mine in the North Sea
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.

Rank,Name & Service Number:VALENTINE K S
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Kenneth Samuel Valentine?
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Sources:

 

  • Old Colwyn War Memorial
  • Transcription and photo by Alwyn Evans
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Military Records
  • 1901 & 1911 Censuses
  • Conwy County Borough Registration Service
  • Commercial Military Sources

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