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BETWS-YN-RHOS WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2009

The memorial can be found at St Michaels' Church, Betws-yn-Rhos and takes the form of a tapering plinth, mounted on a base, that is in turn holding a shaft with a Celtic cross at the top of it. The inscription is in releief on the front face of the plinth and there is Cektic knotwork worked into the front face of the cross. The memorial was unveiled in 1920. There are seven name for World War 1 only.

Photograph Copyright © Garry Woollaston 2009

PLWYF BETTWS-YN-RHOS


ER BYTHOL GOFFADWRIAETH
AM Y BEGHGYN OR PLWYF HWN
A LADDWYD YN Y RHYFEL FAWR
1914 - 1918

WYNNE

Edward Henry John

Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 16th September 1916 in France. Aged 22. Son of Major-General E. W. Wynne (late Grenadier Guards) and Gwendolyn, his wife, of Coed Coch, Denbighshire. Buried in LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 29. Plaque in the church reads:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
LIEUT E. H. J. WYNNE, 3RD GRENADIER GUARDS
(OF COED COCH)
WHO DIED OF WOUNDS, SEPTEMBER 16TH 1916
ERECTED BY THE WORKMEN

ROBERTS

Robert Lloyd

Private 40176, 16th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 27th December 1916 in Belgium. Born Bettws Abergele, Denbighshire, enlisted Colwyn Bay. Buried in WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY, ST. JEAN-LES-YPRES, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row J. Grave 12.

DAVIES

Robert

Private. Died in France. possibly Private 61101, 3rd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in United Kingdom 18th February 1917. Born llansilin, enlisted Llanrhaiadr, resident Bryn Coch. Son of Mrs Mary Davies, of Bryn Coch, Llawnt, in Oswestry. Buried in CHRIST CHURCH CHURCHYARD, RHYDYCROESAU, Denbighshire.

DAVIES

Arthur

Private. Died in France. No further information currently available.

JONES

Thomas

[Lance Corporal on memorial] Acting Corporal 5460, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 28th August 1918 in France. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Bettws-yn-Rhos. Son of Elias and Elizabeth Jones, of Tan Llan, Bettws, Abergele. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France. Plot XXII. Row M. Grave 3.

HUGHES

John

Private. Died in France. No further information currently available.

OWEN

Trevor

Private 46866, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action 20th October 1918 in France. Aged 19. Born Bettws, enlisted Wrexham. Son of Richard and Elizabeth E. Owen, of Cae Mattw, Bettws Abergele, Denbighshire. Buried in HIGHLAND CEMETERY, LE CATEAU, Nord, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 8.

DWYD GAN Y PLWYFOLION
1920

Last updated 16 August, 2009

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