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Rhydymwyn War Memorial

Rhydymwyn

The Rhydymwyn War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars. The plaque is sited in the War Memorial Institute. Many of the names are also commemorated on the Mold War Memorial.

Rhydymwyn is a village in the upper Alyn valley in Flintshire. It is part of the community of Cilcain. Between 1974 and 1996, it was in the county of Clwyd.

 

1914-1918 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Edward EDWARDS 36977
Service:10th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:16 Aug 1916
Age:21
Details:Son of Elizabeth Edwards, of 6, Mill Terrace, Hendre, Mold, Flints, and the late John Edwards.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Company Sergeant Major Edward Henry EGERTON 21305
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(14th Bn.)
Died:26 Aug 1918   
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Husband of M Egerton, of Dolfechlas Ucha, Rhydymwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Caterpiller Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Christopher EVANS
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Harry JACKSON 47011
Service:Lancashire Fusiliers (10th Bn.) (Formerly 21551, Cheshire Regt.)
Died:13 Oct 1918
Age:27
Details:Grandson of Edward Humphreys, Pen y Fron, Rhydymwyn, Mold. (1911 Census)
Cemetery or Memorial:Montigny Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:JONES Thomas David   
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant James KNOWLES 28365
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(19th Bn.)
Died:10 Sep 1916
Age:36
Details:Son of Samuel & Elizabeth Knowles, of Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England; husband of Margaret Ellen Knowles, of TÅ· Bricks, Rhydymwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sapper Isaac Jones MORRIS 440271
Service:Royal Engineers(431st Field Coy.)
Died:24 Nov 1917
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Son of John Robert & Elizabeth Jones, of Gwernaffield.
Cemetery or Memorial:Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Sergeant Orlando ROWSON 25617
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(17th Bn.)
Died:22 Jan 1916
Age:50
Details:Husband of Annie Rowson, of Wrexlea, Broncoed Park, Mold.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Gorgue Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WHENHAM Joseph Edward 18382
Service:Hampshire Regiment (2nd Bn.)
Died:9 Jul 1916
Age:20
Details:Son of Stephen Edward & Ruth Whenham, of The Lodge, Pentre Hobyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Couin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

 

1939-1945 War

 

Rank,Name & Service Number:Flying Officer Paul John DAVIES-COOKE 36167
Service:Royal Air Force(72 Sqdn.)
Died:27 Sep 1940
Age:23
Details:Son of Philip Tatton & Doris Davies-Cooke, of Gwasaney.
Cemetery or Memorial:St. John's Churchyard, Rhydymwyn.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Edward  G  EDWARDS
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Rank,Name & Service Number:Pilot OfficerTudor Gwynn EDWARDS 44819
Service:Royal Air Force(88 Sqdn.)
Died:28 Aug 1941   
Age:27
Details:Son of Taliesin & Myfanwy Edwards, of Rhydymwyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Hoek van Holland General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Ordinary Seaman WILLIS Walter Leslie D/JX 169596
Service:Royal Navy (HMS Valentine)
Died:15 May 1940
Age:21
Details:Son of Walter Hubert and Lucy Willis, Bryn Celyn Farm, Rhydymwyn. Killed in bombing of ship by German Stuka dive bombers off Zeeland, Netherlands.Also commemorated on the Gwernaffield War Memorial.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

 

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