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Trelawnyd War Memorial


The Trelawnyd War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I

Trelawnyd is a village in Flintshire and is part of the community of Trelawnyd and Gwaunysgor. It was previously known as "Newmarket". Between 1974 and 1996 the area was in the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Private David HUGHES 53706
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers (1st Bn.)
Died:20 May 1917
Son of Elias Hughes, of High Street, Trelawnyd.
Cemetery or Memorial:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private William Thomas HUGHES 54727
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(10th Bn.)
Died:13 Nov 1916
Details:Son of Mrs Catherine Williams, Rose Hill, Marian, Newmarket, Dyserth. (1911 Census). Born Newmarket.
Cemetery or Memorial:Queens Cemetery, Puisieux, Pas de Calais, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private John Owen JONES 91446 & 77270
Service:Durham Light Infantry(1/5th Bn.)formerlyRoyal Welsh Fusiliers
Died:18 Aug 1918
Details:Son of Robert & Mary E Jones, of Grosvenor Villa, Rhosesmor.
Cemetery or Memorial:Glageon Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:GunnerJohn Edward JONES 29210
Service: Royal Field Artillery("D" Bty. 60th Bde.)
Died:7 Jan 1916
Details:Son of Owen & Margaret Jones, of Block, High Street,  Trelawnyd. Resident of Ferndale, Rhondda, Glamorgan.
Cemetery or Memorial:Portianos Military Cemetery, Greece.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private Samuel JONES 3/3699
Service:York and Lancaster Regiment(2nd Bn.)
Died:26 Jan 1916
Details:John & Margaret Jones, Old Cross Keys, High Street, Trelawnyd. Enlisted in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England.
Cemetery or Memorial:La Brique Military Cemetery No.2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Major Joseph HEMELRYK
Service:Royal Canadian Infantry Corpsattd.1st Bn. Glasgow Highlanders Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Died:14 Apr 1945
Details:Born Eton, Buckinghamshire, England. Son of Lieutenant-Colonel George Edward Hemelryk, O.B.E., J.P., & Elizabeth Mary Hemelryk, of Sefton, Rhuddlan Road, Rhyl. Resident of Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada.
Cemetery or Memorial:Holten Canadian War Cemetery, Overijssel, Netherlands.



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