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LLANSANNAN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2009

The Llansannan war memorial is to be found outside the Alms Houses at the junction of the A544 and Gogor Road. It takes the form of a base surmounted by a tall pedestal, a plinth and an obelisk with the inscription on tablets set into the sides of the pedestal and on the front face of the base of the plinth. There is an additional inscription on a tablet on the wall behind the memorial. There is a red painted dragon, gold painted cross and white painted feathers within a gold crown at the top of the front tablet. The memorial was unveiled 2nd March 1922. There are 108 names listed. There are 11 names for those who died in World War 1 and eight for those who died in World War 2, two of these have not been transcribed. Details of where each man lived is also listed. The names of those who served are also listed.

Photographs Copyright © Garry Woollaston 2009

CYFODWYD Y GOLOCH HON
ER ANRHYDEDD I FECHCYN
DENRION, LLANSANNAN
A WASANAETHODD EU
BRENIN AU CWLAD YN Y RHYELL MAWR
1914 - 1919
MEWN ANCHOF NI CHANT FOD

RHESTR ENWAU Y MILWYR
A CWYMPODD YN Y FRWYDR

DAVIES

William John

Private 67561, 15th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1918. Born Llansannan, enlisted Wrexham. Lived at Felin Gadeg.

DAVIES

A

Private. Post Office.

EDWARDS

Edwin

Corporal, 13th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Fell in action in France 22nd March 1918. Aled Hill. Commemorated on a plaque locally as well.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
EDWIN EDWARDS
13TH YORKS REGT
OF ALED HILL,
WHO FELL IN ACTION IN FRANCE
ON MARCH 22ND 1918,
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
HE DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE.

JONES

I

Lance Corporal. Pentre Beidiog.

JONES

T O

Private. Plas Newydd.

JONES

Jonah

Private 53782, 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14th November 1918. Born Llansannan, enlisted Wrexham. Lived in the shop at Bryn-Rhyd-Yr-Arian.

KING

R

Private. Arllwyd

ROBERTS

R

Private. Chwubren Ucha

SMART

George Orme

[Listed as Lieutenant on memorial] Second Lieutenantm Royal Flying Corps and general List. Killed in action 7th April 1917. Lived at Coverpoint.

WILLIAMS

W

Private. Bryn Dadleu

WILLIAMS

H

Private. Post Office

A FU FARW MEWN GWASANAETH MILW ROL

GORFIELD

T

Private. Deunant Isa.

JONES

W

Private. Wenallt Isa.

JONES

J

Private. Ty Celyn.

JONES

J

Private. Exchange.

OWEN

R

Private. Cae Du.

OWEN

J

Private. Aled Hill.

ROBERTS

R

Private. Plas Ucha.

SCALES

E L

Captain. Coverpoint.

WILLIAMS

W

Private. Pandy.

A WASANAETHODD

BRASSINGTON

A

Private. Square Leg.

DAVIES

D W

Private. Dalar Bach

DAVIES

R N

Private. Dalar bach

DAVIES

R T

Private. Fron Bugad.

DAVIES

G M

Private. Bryn Anlech.

DAVIES

E

Private. Police Station.

DAVIES

Ll

Private. Ty Newydd.

DAVIES

P

Private. Tyn-Y-Mynydd

DAVIES

P

Private. Tan-Y-Bwlch

DAVIES

E

Private. Pen Aled.

ELLIS

F G

Captain. Fairwood.

EVANS

T

Corporal. Aled Terrace.

EVANS

J H

Private. Pen Cae Cwm.

EVANS

W L

Private. Rigor Isa.

EVANS

R

Private. Deunant Ucha.

EVANS

J

Private. Plas Pantwn.

HUGHES

W

Driver. Fairwood.

HUGHES

J

Private. Waen Fawr Isa.

HOWATSON

W

Private. Gerdden Isa.

JONES

J W

Sergeant. Exchange.

JONES

M

Private. Cefn Byr Ugha

JONES

O M

Private. Ty'n'Rardd

JONES

J A

Private. Bryn Adar.

JONES

H Ll

Private. Bryn Adar.

JONES

E

Private. Nant-Y-Merddyn Isa.

A WASANAETHODD

JONES

T V

Private. Glan Aber.

JONES

T

Private. Glan Aber.

JONES

L

Private. Glan Aber.

JONES

R

Private. Bwfi.

JONES

W

Private. Bwfi.

JONES

I

Private. Aled terrace.

JONES

R

Private. Beidiog Ucha.

JONES

W O

Private. Tyn Y Bedw.

JONES

H

Private. Tyn Y Bedw.

JONES

T

Private. Tai Bach.

KNOWLES

W

Private. Forest.

LLOYD

R

Gunner. Llys Newydd.

LLOYD

J

Private. Fron Aled.

LLOYD

D R

Private. Penrallt.

LLOYD

H

Private. Penrallt.

LLOYD

W

Private. Penrallt.

LEWIS

W

Private. Bryn Ebrill.

MEREDITH

W

Gunner. Rectory.

NEWMAN

W H

Private. Red Lion.

OWEN

T R

Private. Allt Ddu

OWEN

R D

Private. Bryn Llwyn

OWEN

J D

Private. Hafod Dafydd.

OWEN

H

Private. Hafod Dafydd.

OWEN

W

Private. Aled Terrace.

OWEN

R

Private. Aled Hill.

PARRY

R

Private. Pen-Y-Bank.

PARKINS

G

Private. Defn Forest.

1939-1945

EVANS

Edith

Corporal

JONES

John Austin

Sergeant

JONES

Emlyn Aled

Rifleman

SURNAME

Forenames

Cannot read the inscription

HUGHES

Robert

No further information currently available

JONES

David Lees

Sub-Lieutenant

POTTER

Horace Hall

No further information currently available

SURNAME

Forenames

Cannot read inscription

Last updated 16 August, 2009

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