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Rhosesmor War Memorial


The Rhosesmor War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars.

The memorial stone contains the names of those who died in the First World War. A memorial window was erected at St. Paul's Parish Church in 1924.

Rhosesmor (formerly known as Caerfallwch) is a village in the Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996, it was in the county of Clwyd.



1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Rifleman Allen BLACKWELL 50227
Service:Prince of Wales's Volunteers South Lancashire Regiment (1/5th Bn.)
Died:20 Sep 1917
Details:Son of Harriet Blackwell, Wern y Gaer, Rhosesmor, Holywell (1911 Census). Also commemorated on the Mold War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward EDWARDS 36977, 3734
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:16 Aug 1916
Details:Born Rhosesmor. Son of Elizabeth Edwards, of 6, Mill Terrace, Hendre, Mold, & the late John Edwards. Lived at Llety'r Eos. Also named on the Rhydymwyn War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Company Sergeant Major Edward Henry EGERTON M.S.M.21305
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:26 Aug 1918
Details:Born Whitford. Son of Fred and Mary Egerton, New Cottages, Cilcen, Hendre (1901 Census). Husband of M. Egerton, of Dolfechlass, Ucha, Rhydymwyn, Mold, Flints. Also named on the Rhydymwyn War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner Hugh HUGHES 159355 & 594505
Service:9th Bty Royal Field Artillerytransferred to532nd Agricultural Coy Labour Corps
Died:3 Feb 1919
Details:Husband of Susannah Hughes.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Paul's Churchyard, Rhosesmor

Rank,Name & Service Number:Rifleman Joseph William JONES 242639 & 5487
Service:South Lancashire Regiment(2nd/5th Bn.)
Died:23 Feb 1918
Details:Son of Pamela Jones, Wern, Rhosesmor, Holywell. (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:  St. Paul's Churchyard, Rhosesmor.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Second Lieutenant Charles Douglas Forrest MASON
Service:King's Liverpool Regiment(1st/3rd Bn.)
Died:20 Apr 1920
Details:Son of Joseph & Frances Elizabeth Mason, Prospect House, Rhosesmor.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Paul's Churchyard, Rhosesmor.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Charles WILLIAMS 37428 & 3599
Service:Machine Gun Corps(46th Coy.)formerly inRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:10 Apr 1918   
Details:Son of the late Charles & Harriet Williams. Lived at  Wern.
Cemetery or Memorial:Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John WILLIAMS 60752
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:18 Sep 1918
Details:Son of Peter and Hannah Maria Williams, Berthddu, Halkyn, Holywell. (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord, France.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Signalman Horace Arrol CONNOR D/JX 149298
Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. Bonaventure
Died:31 Mar 1941   
Son of James & Ellen Connor, of Penrith, Cumberland, England. Lived in Rhosesmor. Torpedoed by the Italian submarine  Ambra south of Crete.
Cemetery or Memorial:Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England.




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