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Whitford War Memorial



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

Whitford (Welsh: Chwitffordd) is a village and community in north Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.


1914-1918 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner EVANS Robert Thomas 220619
Service:Royal Field Artillery(51st Bty.)
Died:16 Nov 1918
Details:Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Jane Evans; husband of Margaret Evans, of 7, Lower Brognall, Holywell.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private HOSKINS Thomas Edward 37890
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1st Bn.)
Died:26 Oct 1917
Details:Son of Edwin and Mary Hoskins, Gelli Fawr, Lloc, Holywell (1911 Census).
Cemetery or Memorial:Hooge Crater Cemetery,West-Vlaanderen,Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Edward 54797
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(15th Bn.)
Died:27 Jul 1917
Details:Son of Thomas and Mary Jones, of Bychton Cottages, Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Artillery Wood Cemetery,West-Vlaanderen,Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES Joseph 26821
Service:1st Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Died:12 Oct 1916
Details:Son of the late John and Elizabeth Jones, of Garfield House, Lloc, Holywell.
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private JONES William 2507
Service:King's Liverpool Regiment(10th Bn.)
Died:16 Jun 1915
Details:Son of Ann Jones,of Tanrallt Farm,Lloc,Holywell.
Cemetery or Memorial:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,West-Vlaanderen,Belgium

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private PRICE Ernest Everett 41258   
Service:Loyal North Lancashire Regiment("B" Coy. 1st Bn.)
Died:18 Sep 1918
Details:Son of Thomas & Maria Price,of Bryn Bella,Lloc.
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial,Pas de Calais,France.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private ROWLANDS Joseph 5301
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(16th Bn.)
Died:4 Mar 1917
Details:Husband of Annie Elizth Rowlands, Mostyn Square, Whitford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private SIMON Albert Daniel Vaughan 3037
Service:Welsh Guards(1st Bn.)   
Died:31 Jul 1917
Details:Son of David & Susannah Elizabeth Simon, of Whitford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS James 240989
Service:Royal Welsh Fusiliers(1/6th Bn.)
Died:6 Nov 1917
Details:Stepson of Mrs Jane Williams,Saithfynnon,Whitford
Cemetery or Memorial:Beersheba War Cemetery,Israel.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Private WILLIAMS John David 25367 & 26081
Service:South Wales Borderers (2nd Battalion)formerlyKing's Shropshire Light Infantry
Died:23 Apr 1918
Details:Son of David and Mary Hannah Williams, of Mostyn.
Cemetery or Memorial:Mynwent Pen Rhewl, Mostyn.


1939-1945 War


Rank,Name & Service Number:HUGHES Elwyn
Service:Royal Artillery   
Cemetery or Memorial:

Rank,Name & Service Number:The Honourable Midshipman MOSTYN John Llewelyn Lloyd
Service:Royal Navy(HMS Rodney)
Died:10 Jan 1940
Details:Son of Edward Llewelyn Roger Lloyd Mostyn (4th Baron Mostyn) & Constance Mary Reynolds, of Mostyn Hall, Mostyn. Accidentally shot at the Beresford Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland.
Cemetery or Memorial:SS Beuno & Mary Churchyard, Whitford.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Gunner PARRY Leonard Edward 1516993
Service:Royal Artillery(292 Bty.94 H.A.A. Regt.)
Died:14 Apr 1943
Details:Son of Thomas and Hilda Winefred Parry, of Hoylake.Resident of Werneth,Whitford.
Cemetery or Memorial:Medjez-el-Bab Memorial,Tunisia.

Rank,Name & Service Number:Corporal REECE Gerald 640363
Service:Royal Air Force
Died:19 Dec 1941
Details:Son of Percy William & Marjorie Reece, of Berthengam.
Cemetery or Memorial:SS Beuno & Mary Churchyard, Whitford.



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