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BODELWYDDAN WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 and 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Chris Harley 2006

The memorial takes the form of wooden plaques within the parish church of St Margaret's. The World War 1 plaque was unveiled in 1924 and the World War 2 plaque on 11th November 1948 by the Lord Bishop of St. Asaph. There is also a memorial plaque within the church to one man who gave his life in the Falklands War.

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR
THIS TABLET IS ERRECTED AND THIS CHAPEL FURNISHED
AND DEDICATED AD 1924

NUTTALL

[John] Leonard

Lance Serjeant 13575, 12th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died 25th June 1916. Aged 34. Son of the late Henry Nuttall and Mary Jane Brereton (formerly Nuttall), of St. Asaph Lodge, Bodelwyddan. Born at Maidstone, Kent. Buried in the North of ST. MARGARET CHURCHYARD, BODELWYDDAN, Flintshire. Plot H. Grave 2.

BECKETT

F S

Private 2577, 2nd/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died 5th March 1915. Aged 21. Son of George Beckett, of Kinmil Park Gardens, Abergele, Denbigh. Buried in ST. GEORGE CHURCHYARD, CEGIDOG or LLANSANTSIOR, . Plot I. Row 2. Grave 75.

JENKINS MENLOVE

E R

Probably Edward Rupert MENLOW JENKINS - Rifleman R/23951, 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 9th September 1916. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.

SPICER

R

Probably Robert SPICER - Private 11394, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 16th May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Mrs. Sarah Ann Spicer, of 1, River View, St. Asaph, Flints. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL. Panel 13 and 14.

SPICER

I

Probably John SPICER, Private 27222, 8th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died 8th August 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. Sarah Ann Spicer, of 1, River View, Penrhewl, St. Asaph, Flints. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 140 to 144.

WILLIAMS

Lewis Andrew

Able Seaman R/3439, Nelson Battalion, R.N. Div., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 4th January 1918. Aged 20. Son of John and Harriet Williams, of 2, Crossfoxes Terrace, Glasgoed, St. Asaph, Flints. Born at Llandudno. Buried in FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY. Plot V. Row C. Grave 1.

ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945

WILLIAMS

H E

Merchant Navy - No further information currently available too many entries on CWGC to determine

TICKNER

L H

Possibly Leonard Henry TICKNER - Sergeant (Pilot) 950358, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23rd December 1941. Aged 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Tickner, of Worthing. Buried in DURRINGTON CEMETERY, WORTHING. Sec. 2. Row 6. Grave 5.

JONES

Edward Cernyw

Trooper 7925028, 42nd (23rd Battalion, The London Regt.), Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. Died 28th January 1944. Son of Edward and Gwladys O. Jones, of Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL. Column 23.

FALKLANDS

BURKE

Antony

Lance Corporal 24422490, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. Killed in action at Bluff Cove in the Battle of the Falklands when the Argentinians bombed RFA Sir Galahad 8th June 1982. There is a plaque within the church:

IN LASTING MEMORY OF
L/CPL 24422490
ANTONY BURKE
1ST BN WELSH GDS
WHO FELL AT BLUFF COVE
IN THE BATTLE OF THE
FALKLANDS 1982

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Last updated 9 September, 2007

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