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PENRHYNSIDE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcriber Amy Kitcher; Researcher Martin Edwards 2004

The memorial itself was unveiled on Wednesday 25th May 1921 at 3 p.m. by Captain A. Taylor.

To the
Glorious Memory
of the Men
from this Parish
who Fell in the Great War
1914-1919

May we be worthy of their Sacrifice

1914-1918
BOWKER Leonard Astley 

Acting Sergeant M2/113531, M.T Depot (Isleworth), Royal Army Service Corps. Died in United Kingdom 29th October 1918. Born Radcliffe, Lancashire, enlisted Birmingham, resident Llandudno. Buried in BLACKPOOL CEMETERY, Lancashire. Plot M. Grave 63.

CLARK Arthur Thomas 

[Spelt CLARKE on SDGW] Private 15530, 16th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 3rd July 1918. Aged 27. Born Birmingham, enlisted Llandudno. Son of Ellen and the late W. A. Clarke, of Llandudno; husband of J. T. Clarke, of Bryn Horeb, Great Ormes Head, Llandudno. Buried in VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row I. Grave 1.

COX Frederick

Private 5628, 1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Killed in action at Gallipoli 21st August 1915. Aged 23. Born Belfast, enlisted Wrexham, Denbighshire, resident Penryh Bay, Llandudno. Son of John and Mary Cox, of 9, Quarry Cottages, Penrhyn Bay, Llandudno; husband of Mary Cox, of 6, Windmill Lane, Crumlin, Co. Dublin. Formerly 8499, Lancers of the Line. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 185 to 190.

EVANS Goronwy

Gunner 310555, 177th Siege Battery, Welsh (Carnarvonshire) Royal Garrison Artillery (Territorial Force), Royal Garrison Artillery. Aged 20. Died of wounds 28th October 1917. Born Llangwstenin, enlisted Bangor. Son of Daniel and Jane Evans, of Wiga, Bryn Pydew, Llandudno Junction. Buried in YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row I. Grave 45.

EVANS Edward 

Driver 160396, "B" Battery, 298th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 30th November 1917. Born Llandudno, enlisted Wrexham. Son of Ann Parry, of 3, Mount Pleasant, Penrhynside, Llandudno, Carnarvonshire. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row B. Grave 1.

GRIFFITHS Joseph 

No further information currently

GRIFFITHS John James 

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HALL Samuel Edward 

Private 14530, 11th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action in Salonika (Greece) 18th September 1918. Aged 23. Born Llanwst, enlisted Llandudno. Son of Joseph and Jane Hall, of 2, Mount Pleasant, Penrhynside, Llandudno. Buried in DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot V. Row B. Grave 28.

HARRIS Robert 

Private 20454, "B" Company, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 2nd September 1917. Aged 27. Born and resident Landudno, enlisted Colwyn Bay. Son of Robert George and Annie Harris, of 10, Mount Pleasant, Penrhynside, Llandudno. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 63 to 65.

JONES John Mark 

Private 21375, "A" Company, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 18th March 1916. Aged 33. Born Conway, enlisted Llandudno. Son of Ann Jones, of 2, Pen-y-Ffordd Terrace, Penrhynside, Llandudno, and the late Thomas Jones. Buried in LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 11.

LANGFORD George Thomas 

probably George Thomas LANGFORD, Corporal 18543, 16th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 22nd April 1918. Born Llantrisant, enlisted Tonypandy. Buried in BOUZINCOURT RIDGE CEMETERY, ALBERT, Somme, France. Plot I. Row C. Grave 15.

LLOYD Edward Samuel 

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OWEN John 

Private 75428, 19th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 8th January 1918. Aged 21. Born Penrhynside, enlisted Bangor, resident Llandudno. Son of John and Frances Owen, of Tan-Y-Wal, Penrhynside, Llandudno, Carnarvonshire. Formerly 2092, Denbighshire Yeomanry. Buried in MORY ABBEY MILITARY CEMETERY, MORY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 7.

OWEN William Glyndwr 

possibly William OWEN, Private 606667, 8th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in Mesopotamia (Iraq) 30th October 1917. Born and resident Llandudno, enlisted Bangor. Buried in BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot I. Row D. Grave 16.

PHILLIPS Emrys Ceredig 

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ROBERTS Llewelyn 

probably Llewellyn ROBERTS, Private 6679, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 9th September 1914. Born Llandudno, enlisted Wrexham. Buried in LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Seine-et-Marne, France. Grave 2.

ROBERTS Thomas Edward 

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ROBERTS William

Private 16069, 13th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st August 1917. Born Colwyn Bay, enlisted Conway, resident Penrhynside. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 22.

SANFORD George Frederick 

Private 10135, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th October 1914. Aged 24. Born Newcastle, Northumberland, enlisted Wrexham, resident Penrhynside. Son of James and Kate Sanford, of 13, Mount Pleasant, Penrhynside, Llandudno. Buried in SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row N. Grave 12.

WHITTLE James 

Private 26209, 17th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 8th August 1917. Aged 20. Born Preston, Lancashire, enlisted Llandudno, resident Penrhynside. Son of James and Mary Whittle, of Tany-Fron, Penrhynside, Llandudno. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row P. Grave 15A.

WILLIAMS John Richard 

Private M/337674, 1009th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 3rd December 1917 in Egypt. Born Colwyn Bay, enlisted Wrexham, resident Penrhyndeudraeth. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt/ Row A. Grave 95.

WILLIAMS Robert John 

Private 21010, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 23rd February 1916. Aged 26. Born Llanfairfechan, enlisted Llandudno. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Williams, of 3, Penyffordd Terrace, Penrhynside, Llandudno, Carnarvonshire. Buried in GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row K. Grave 2.

1939-1945
HENDER Gerald

Private 896803, 1st Battalion (The London Scottish), Gordon Highlanders. Died 11th APril 1945. Aged 23. Son of Ernest John and Elizabeth Hender, of Llandudno, Caernarvonshire. Buried in ARGENTA GAP WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 3.

30 March 2005

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