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RHYL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 and 2 & Other Conflicts - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Leonard Macdonald 2006

The memorial is situated in the Garden of Remembrance, East Parade, Rhyl.

The central Memorial was first erected on the Rhyl Promenade 1904 in memory of the Six Rhyl men who lost their lives in the South African War of 1899-1902. It was unveiled on 3rd September 1904 by the Lord Lieutenant of Flintshire. It was formed of a stepped base surmounted by a pedestal bearing a soldier in the Boer War Campaign uniform. In 1928 two miniature cenotaphs of Aberdeen Grey Granite, 5ft 9in. high and fixed onto a base of York stone steps was added. There are four bronze Plaques 3ft. 6in. high placed on each of the two cenotaphs each containing 48 names (288 in total) of those who gave their lives during World War 1 (unveiled 1919). On inner side of the two cenotaphs is a bronze Laurel Wreath. The Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony took place on Sunday 11th November 1928. After World War 2 the names of the fallen where added to the central pedestal (115 names in total). The Memorial was moved to its present location at the new Garden of Remembrance. It was opened and dedicated on Sunday 15th August 1948. Since 14th February 1994 the memorials has been classed as a Grade II Listed Building.

Additional names have been added to the central pedestal in memory of two lives lost in the Northern Ireland and Falklands conflict.

Photographs Copyright © Leonard MacDonald 2006

The Inscriptions on the Centre Pedestal.

“DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI”

In memory of the Rhyl Men who fell in the South African War while serving their Sovereign and their Country.
(Names)

This Garden is dedicated in grateful memory to those who lost their lives in the 1939-1945 World War.
(Names)

The outer Cenotaphs both headed 1914-1918
(Names)

Erected by Public Subscription

1914-1918

This list may contain names that appear on the Memorial Plaque at St. Thomas’s Church Rhyl

ALCOCK

Thomas

[Sergeant. Machine Gun Corps] Private 28201, 1st/4th Battalion (Territorial), Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds in France, 24th May 1918 aged 19. Born and resident Rhyl, enlisted Flint. Son of Robert and Margaret Ann Alcock, Wood Road, Rhyl, later Liverpool. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot LXVIII. Row D. Grave 7. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

AMOS

Harold Oswald

Private 1056 11th Bn. Australian Infantry. Died 28th April 1915 aged 25.Son of Samuel John and Annie Amos 7, Belle Vue Terrace, Rhyl. Commemorated Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

AMOS

John Ifor

Sergeant 203161, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 26th September 1917. Born and enlisted Rhyl. 5b, High Street, Rhyl. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 63 to 65.

AMOS

John Wesley

Private 13797 10th Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment. Killed in action 20th September 1917 aged 34. Born Rhyl, enlisted Ilkley, Yorkshire. Eldest son of Thomas Chiswell and Anna Amos, Bodfor Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 82 to 85 and 162A. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ARNOLD

Fredrick Marshall

Lieutenant. 1st/6th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers (Attached to the 9th Bn.) Died 27th April 1918 aged 21. Son of Robert Balding and Mary Anne Arnold, “Chester House” Queen Street, Rhyl. 53, West Parade, Rhyl. Commemorated Arras Memorial, France. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ARTHURS

Albert

Private 15th Bn. Welsh Regiment. No further information currently available.

ASTLEY

John

Sergeant. 18270 20th Bn. Welsh Regiment. Died 25th November 1919 aged 46. Husband of T.A. Crosby (Formerly Astley) 5 Sussex Lane, Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

AUSTER

Norman Conway Littlewood

2nd Lieutenant. 27 Squadron Royal Air Force. Secondary Regiment South Wales Borderers. Died 16th July 1918 aged 23.The Bungalow, Voryd, Rhyl. Buried Dormans French National Cemetery, France.

BAKEWELL

Alfred

Lieutenant. Royal Navy. H.M.S. “Onslaught”. Died 31st May 1916. of Highfield Park, Rhyl. Buried Dalmeny & Queensferry Cemetery, West Lothian.

BAYLISS, M.C.

John Edwin

Major. Royal Field Artillery “A” Bty. 76th Army Bde. Died 29th September 1917, aged 25 Son of John Francis and Amy Bayliss, 28, Princess Street, Rhyl. Buried Dizinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.

BEALE

C.

Private A. S. C. Queen Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available.

BEECH

John Edward

Private 22194 15th Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 22nd July 1916 aged 20. Born Rhyl, enlisted Holborn, London. Son of Edward C. H. Beech, 14, Clwyd Street. Born in Rhyl. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

BROMLEY

John Ledge

Lieutenant. 11 Squadron Royal Air Force. Died 29th September 1919 aged 21. Son of Richard and Edith Maud Bromley, “Carndd”, Rhyl. Commemorated Arras Flying Services Memorial, France.

BROMLEY

Hugh Fredrick G.

Lieutenant. 2nd Bn. Royal Sussex Regiment B coy. Died 25th September 1915 aged 19. Son of Richard and Edith Maud Bromley “Carnedd”, Rhyl. Commemorated Loos Memorial, France.

BROWN

Reginald P.

Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Arran Villas, Rhyl. No further information currently available.

BRYANT

J. Everlyn

Captain. 6th Bn. Oxford and Bucks. Light Infantry. Died 4th August 1916 aged 34. Son of Rev. J.J. and Everlyn R. Bryant, “Cliveden House”, Conwy Street, Rhyl. Buried Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, France.

BYRNE

Francis 'Frank' P.

Private 9115 17th Bn. Manchester Pals Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme 1st July 1916 aged 23. Born and resident Rhyl, enlisted Manchester. Son of Patrick and Catherine Byrne 14, Windsor Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

BYRNE

Hugh

Private 56359 9th Bn. Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 17th April 1918 aged 19. Born and resident Rhyl, enlisted Wrexham. Son of Patrick and Catherine Byrne 14, Windsor Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

CAMPINI

Bertie

Private 2554 5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action at gallipoli 10th August 1915. Born Shrewsbury, enlisted Flint, resident Rhyl. Son of Louis Campini 36, Ffynongroew Road, Rhyl. Commemorated Helles Memorial, Turkey.

CAPPER

?

Private No further information currently available.

CARTER

Percy

Private 120098 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 29th September 1918 aged 21. Born Handsworth, Warwickshire, enlisted Rhyl. Son of John Thomas, and Jessie Carter. Market Street, Rhyl. Formerly 16564, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

CARTLIDGE

William

Sergeant. PLY/10333 Royal Marine Light Infantry H.M.S. “Exmouth”. Died 1st December 1916. 40, Abbey Street, Rhyl. Buried Piraeus Naval and Consular Cemetery, Greece.

CONGDON

James

Sergeant. 20496 16th Bn. Welsh Regiment. Died 10th July 1916. 1, Council Terrace, Rhyl. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France.

COOKSON

Robert

Private (Artificer) M2/151443, 4th Bty. Motor Machine Gun Sect. Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action 5th October 1918 aged 29. Enlisted and resident Rhyl. Son of Mrs L.J. Thomas 28, Queen Street, Rhyl. Buried Cadizeele New British Cemetery, Belgium

CROSSLEY

Emrys

Private 12493 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 27th Febraury 1916 [SDGW states 26th February 1917] aged 32. Born Aston, Hawarden, enlisted Rhyl. Son of John Crossley, Skelmersdale, Lancashire. Husband of Sarah Crossley, 3, William Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France.

DARBY

Oscar

Private 16534 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 10th July 1916 aged 26. 4, William Street, Rhyl. Son of George and Mary Darby. Sydney, Australia. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France.

DANES

W

Private No further information currently available.

DAVIES

Allen

Private 10936 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th October 1914 aged 22. BOrn Birkenhead, enlisted Wrexham, resident Rhyl. 8, Windsor Street, Rhyl. Son of John and Alice Davies. 1, Fron Hyfryd, Yroes Lwyd, Abergele. Born in Birkenhead. Buried Hooge Crater Cemetery. Belgium.

DAVIES

Edward

Private 3248, 1st/6th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds at Gallipoli 22nd August 1915. Enlisted Rhyl. 80, Vale Road, Rhyl. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkley. Panel 77 to 80.

DAVIES

Geoffrey

Private 16557 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 22nd April 1918 aged 24. Born Crewe, enlisted Rhyl. Son of David and Sophie Annie Davies, 22, Sandringham Avenue, Rhyl. Buried Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, France.

DAVIES

Hugh Howell

Private 5809 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 16th May 1915. 40, Ernest Street, Rhyl. Buried Le Touret Cemetery, France.

DAVIES

Humphrey

Private RTS/3665 Shoeing Smith. Royal Service Corps. Died 13th March 1917 aged 42. Husband of Ellen Davies, 8, Greenfield Street, Rhyl. Buried Maes Hyfryd Church Cemetery, Rhyl.

DAVIES

Henry Hope

Private 52052, 13th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st October 1916. Born Rhyl, enlisted Hammersmith, London. 4, Aquarium Street, Rhyl. Formerly 35484, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried in Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row F. Grave 15.

DAVIES

Hugh Francis

Private 11165 2nd Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 26th March 1918 aged 21. Born and resident Rhyl, enlisted Wrexham. Son of Hugh and Eliza Davies 10, Greenfield Street, Rhyl. Husband of Kathleen Davies 36, Creek Street, Battersea. Buried Dernnancourt Communal Cemetery, France. Commemorated Rhyl Church Cemetery.

DAVIES

Hugh M.

Private Royal EngineersNo further information currently available.

DAVIES

J.

Private Royal Welsh FusiliersNo further information currently available.

DAVIES

John

Private 9094 2nd Bn. Cheshire Regiment. Died 2nd May 1915 aged 24. Son of John and Alice Davies “Fron Hyfryd” Yroes Lwyd, Abergele. Late Windsor Street, Rhyl. Buried Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery, Belgium.

DAVIES

Walter

Private 267059. 1st/6th Bn Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 8th November 1917 aged 21. Enlisted Rhyl. Son of Mr. J.W. Davies, 14, Ernest Street, Rhyl. Formerly 8969, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried White House Cemetery, Belgium.

DAVIES

William Arthur

Private 4225 3rd Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 14th November 1918 aged 24. Son of George and Elizabeth Davies 6, Kinmel Terrace, South Kinmel Street, Rhyl. Buried Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France.

DAVIES

William Henry

Private 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 26th March 1918 aged 30. Husband of Emma Davies 6, Osbourne Grove, Rhyl.

DAVIES

W E

Lance Corporal. 3005 8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 13th December 1919 aged 30. Son of Mrs. Mary Davies, 26, Princess Street, Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

DEAN

John

Private 54841, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 8th April 1917. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Of Plasmerllyn. Buried in Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV Row G Grave 20

DOBBIN

Francis Leo

[Listed as Francis Lees DOBBINS on SDGW] Private 429, 1st Bn. Denbighshire Yeomanry (Denbighshire Hussars). Died in United Kingdom 30th September 1914 aged 19. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Son of John and Bridget Dobbins, 7, South Kinmel Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

DRAYCOTT

Arthur

Probably Private 23375 11th Bn Royal Fusiliers. Died 3rd May 1917 aged 23. “Picton House” Rhyl. Son of John and Henrietta Draycott, “Rolf Castle Cottage”, Wrexham. Commemorated Arras Memorial, France.

DUFFIELD

George Percy

Lance Corporal 39993 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers. Died of wounds 11th May 1917 aged 27. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Son of Charles and Charlotte Duffield. 171, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Formerly 39257, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Commemorated Maes Hyfryd Church Cemetery, Rhyl.

EDWARDS

Evan

Private 17649 16th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 25th February 1917 aged 19. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Son of Owen and Sarah Jane Edwards, 142 or 195, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Buried Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Plot II. Row E. Grave 4. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

EDWARDS

Glyn Allen

Lance Corporal 46530, 29th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 2nd September 1918. Enlisted Rhyl. Formerly 3282, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried in Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France. Plot II. Row I. Grave 13.

EDWARDS

Peter

Private 876, 1st/5th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action at Gallipoli 10th August 1915. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Warren Road, Rhyl. Son of Edward (born 1856, Rhyl) and Annie (bon 1859 Abergele, nee Williams) Edwards. He was the 5th of seven children and one of two sons. Buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Turkey. Plot I. Row G. Grave 2.

EDWARDS

William

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Late of 18, John Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available.

ELLIS

William Henry

Private 43607, 2nd/8th Worcestershire Regiment. Killed in action 12th August 1918 aged 19. Born and resident Rhyl, enlisted Mold. Son of Mrs. E. Ellis of 8801/2 Gd. River Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. And the late Edward Ellis of 84, Millbank Road, Rhyl. Buried Tannay British Cemetery, France

ELLIS

Bartlett James

Lance Corporal. 191844 Royal Engineers. Attached to 17th Div. Signal Coy. Died 12th September 1919 aged 21. Son of Alexander and Annie Ellis, 12, William Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Baghdad (North Gate) Memorial, Iraq.

EMLYN

Archie C. M.

Seaman. Mersey Z/4896 Royal Navy Volunteer Reserves, H.M.S. “Victory 11”. Died 22nd January 1918. Son John and Elizabeth Emlyn, 5, Bedford Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

EVANS

Jack

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers. 10, William Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available

EVANS

John Herbert

Private 42237, 1st/4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. (Lewis Gunner) Died in Ramecourt Infirmary, 14th August 1918, aged 19. Born Rhyl, enlisted Wrexham. Son of Allen and Annie Jones, 30, Water Street, Rhyl Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

EVANS

John

Private 30323, 8th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in Mesopotamia 29th May 1917 aged 19. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Son of Edwin and Ann Price, of 24, Spring Rd., Normacot, Longton, Staffs. Buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq. Plot X. Row E. Grave 9.

EVANS

Richard

Private 16950, 13th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 5th March 1916. Enlisted Rhyl. 19, Kinmel Street, Rhyl. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row L. Grave 2.

EVANS

William

Lance Corporal 16834, 13th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 4th November 1918 aged 34. Born Newmarket, Rhyl, enlisted Rhyl. 23, Sisson Street, Rhyl. Son of John and Grace Evans. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Plot V. Row A. Grave 24.

EYTON-LLOYD

John Waldron

Flight Lieutenant, 10 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Died 24th June 1917 aged 22. Son of Dr. and Mrs Eyton-Lloyd. Alanwood Avenue Road, Great Malvan. Native of Rhyl. Buried Chocques Military Cemetery, France.

FAZACERLEY

Bernard George

[Spelt FAZAKERLEY on SDGW & CWGC] Company Quarter Master Sergeant. 565, 5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in United Kingdom 27th December 1916. Born Wavetree, Liverpool, enlisted Rhyl. of 5, South Kinmel Street, Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery. Grave 1203.

FELGATE

Henry

Private 15689, 1st Bn., North Staffordshire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd May 1916 aged 24. Born and enlisted Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, resident Rhyl. Son of Henry and Ellen Felgate, of 3 Church Street, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Buried facing the war memorial in Bousbecque Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

FRIMSTONE

Edwin C

[Listed as Edward FRINSTON on SDGW] Lance Corporal 80983, 2nd (Garrison) Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds in Salonika 22nd February 1917 aged 19. Born, resident and enlisted Rhyl. Nephew of Evan Davies “Belmont” Sisson Street, Rhyl. Buried Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece.

FURNESS

Ernest G

Private 34154 8th Bn. South Lancashire Regiment. Died 29th August 1916. No further information currently available.

GAMON

John Lionel Percival

Lieutenant. 1st Border Regiment. Died 4th June 1918. Son of Harry Percival and Ada Mary (Holroyd) “The Sycamores” Christleton, Born Bramley, Yorkshire. And of Marine Drive, Rhyl. Buried Christleton (St. James) Cemetery, Cheshire.

GHENT

John Edgar

Sergeant. 20478 Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died 28th June 1918 aged 35.Only son of George and Jane Ghent, Butterton Road, Rhyl. Husband of Clara Ghent 24, Wretham Road, Handsworth, Birmingham. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

GOULD

R.H.

Sergeant. M/198555 1166th M.T. coy. Royal Army Service Corps. Died 13th August 1920 aged 31. Only son of W.K. Gould “Woodford” Morlan Park, Rhyl. Died as a result of a Motor Cycle accident. Buried Maes Hyfryd Church Cemetery Rhyl.

GREER

Maurice

Captain. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 16th June 1917. Son of Arthur Greer, “Ballasalla House”, Isle of Man and Elizabeth Williams “Rhyd”, Dyserth, Buried Gaza War Cemetery, Israel.

GRENEY

Thomas

[Spelt GRAINEY on SDGW & CWGC] Private 29640, 16th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 18th September 1918 aged 21. Born and resident Rhyl, enlisted Denbigh. Son of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Foulkes, of 46, Ernest St., Rhyl, Flints. No known grave. Commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas De Calais, France. Panel 6.

GREEN

Robert W.

9, Emlyn Grove, Rhyl. No further information currently available

GRIFFITHS

John Tudor

Private 5100 9th Bn. Australian Infantry. Died 25th July 1916. Son of John Fredrick and Catherine Jane Griffiths, Free Trade Hall, 90,High Street, Rhyl. Buried Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovilliers-La-Boisselle, France.

GRIFFITHS

Joseph

[Transcribed as Welsh Regiment] Private 17402, 13th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusliers. Killed in action 7th December 1916 aged 30. Born and enlisted Rhyl. 20, Gronant Street, Rhyl. Husband of Jane A. Owen, of Pen-Y-parc Cottage, Penrhynside, Llandudno. Buried in Essex Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row X. Grave 2.

HAINES

John

Private 1596 5th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died at sea 16th August 1915 aged 20. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Son of Gomer and Margaret Haines. 7 or 9, West Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Helles Memorial, Turkey.

HALL

Charles John

Private 82702 4th Welsh Regiment. Died 8th March 1919 aged 32. Son of Charles Hall, 27, St. Martins Street, Fiveways, Birmingham, Husband of Mary Ann Hall, “Maesingle” 7, Vale Road, Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

HAYES

Bernard

Sergeant. Royal Air Force. No further information currently available.

HEWITT

Peter

Private 3128414 4th Bn. South Wales Borderers. Died 5th January 1917 aged 19. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Son of Peter and Mary Hewitt, 9, Ty Newydd Terrace, Grange Road, Rhyl. Formerly 1395, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Amara War Cemetery,

HODGE

Edward

Sergeant. Canadian Army. Late of Rhyl. No further information currently available

HOLLINGWORTH

Edward

[Listed as HOLLINGSWORTH SDGW & CWGC] Private 15197 10th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 13th November 1916. Born and enlisted Rhyl. Vale Road, Rhyl. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 A.

HOLLINGWORTH

Samuel

[Listed as HOLLINGSWORTH SDGW & CWGC] Private 15731, 10th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 19th February 1916 aged 34. Born and enlisted Rhyl. 12, Treforris, Rhyl. Husband of Emma Hollingworth, of 12, Treforris, Russell Rd., Rhyl, Flints. No known grave. Commemorated on . Panel 22.

HUGH-JONES

Kenneth Herbert

Captain. 5th Bn. Rifle Brigade. Died 20th September 1917 aged 20. Son of Llewelyn and Clara Hugh-Jones, Chevet Hey, Wrexham. Nephew of Mr. R.M. Hugh-Jones, Collet House, Rhyl. Buried Cement House Cemetery, Belgium

HUGHES

Henry Telford

Private 622079 27th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Died 9th August 1918 aged 35. Son of Robert and Mary Hughes, 6, Kinmel Street, Rhyl. Husband of Margaret E. Hughes 187, Leilia Avenue, West Kildonan, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Commemorated Vimy Memorial,

HUGHES

Tudor Ffoulkes

Private Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry (Canada) Son of Robert and Mary Hughes, 6, Kinmel Street, Rhyl. Also fought in the South African War (1899-1902)

HUGHES

John Herbert

Lance Corporal. 22453 15th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 5th February 1917 aged 30. Son of Robert and Maria Hughes, 20, Marsh Road, Rhyl. Buried Mendinghem Military Cemetery,

HUGHES

Joseph Leonard

Private 29866 9th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 12th August 1916 aged 33. Husband of Elizabeth Emma Hughes, Father of Geoffrey Pierce Hughes. Buried La Laiterie, Military Cemetery, Belgium. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

HUGHES

John

Sapper. WR/19508 Royal Engineers. Railway Operating Division. Died 22nd February 1919 aged 24. Son of David Owen and Ann Hughes, 6, Warren Road, Rhyl. Buried Les Baraques Military Cemetery, France

HUGHES

Norman

Probably. Private 5th B. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 26th March 1917. 20, Sisson Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available

HUGHES

Walter Stanley

Corporal. 10th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 17th February 1917 aged 32. Son of Alfred William and Georgina Hughes, 7, Clwyd Street, Rhyl.

HUGHES

William David

Private 2196 23rd London Regiment. Died 26th October 1915 aged 36. Son of William and Jane Hughes, “Ardwyn” 5, Brighton Road, Rhyl. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial, France.

HUGHES

William Marshall

Private 73581 17th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 21st April 1918 aged 19. Only son of Edith Marshall and William Hughes, of Rhyl and Manchester. Buried Warloy-Ballion Communal Cemetery, France.

HUGHES

William

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 1918. Son of Mr and Mrs. Hughes 92, Millbank Road, Rhyl.

JACKSON

John H.

Probably. Corporal. 265032 1st/6th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 6th November 1917 aged 37. Son of Edward and Mary Jackson, Erskin Terrace, Conwy. Husband of Mrs. E. Jackson, 39, Sisson Street, Rhyl. Buried Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.

JAMES

Albert

Lieutenant. Machine Gun Corps. No further information currently available

JENNINGS

William

Lance Corporal. 4280 1st B. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 16th May 1915. Son of William and Mary Jennings, 1, Stanmore Street, Rhyl. Commemorated La Touret Memorial, France.

JENNINGS

Thomas P.

Private 12522 10th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died between 8th-11th April 1917 aged 38. Son of William and Mary Jennings of St. Asaph. Husband of Annie Jennings, 1, Stanmore Street, Rhyl. Buried Beaurains Cemetery, France.

JONES

Andrew

Private 129812. Royal Air Force. Died 1st July 1921. Son of Andrew and Mary Jones, 13, Rosehill Terrace, Mill Bank, Rhyl. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Jones of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Church Cemetery, Rhyl.

JONES

Arthur Vernon

Captain. 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Acted G.S.O. (3) xv Corps. Appointed G.S.O. (3) 38th (Welsh Div.) whence proceeded Q.M.G’s Staff, G.H.Q. Mentioned in despatches December 1918. Born 18th August 1894, Enlisted September 1914, Died 16th February 1919 at 20 General Hospital, Campiers, aged 24. Son of Robert and Annie Ellen Jones, The “Moorings”, Rhyl. Buried Entaples Military Cemetery, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

JONES

B. Chambers

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers.28, Queen Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available

JONES

David

Private 1287 5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 10th August 1915 aged 22. Son of Hannah Jones 11, Brickfield Terrace, Rhyl. Commemorated Helles Memorial, Turkey.

JONES

Edward Peter

Private M/283251 Army Service Corps (M.T. Reinforcements) Died 24th May 1917 aged 26. Son of Mr. C.W. and Mrs. M.C. Jones, “Penycoed” Brighton Road, Rhyl. Buried Dar El Salaam War Cemetery, Tanzania.

JONES

Edward Thomas

Private 5735 The King’s Liverpool Regiment. Died 9th August 1916 aged 24. Son of Edward and Mary Jones, 90, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France

JONES

Ellis

Private 245141 5th Bn. Manchester Regiment. Died 18th August 1917 aged 30.Son of John and Catherine Jones 175, Vale Road, Rhyl.

JONES, D.M.C., M.M.

Ellis

Corporal. 20589 14th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 23rd April 1918 aged 25. Son of John and Jane Jones of Ffynongroew. Nephew of Mr. And Mrs. Tom Evans,Emral Villa, Elwy Street, Rhyl.

JONES

Evan

Private No further information currently available.

JONES

Henry

Private No further information currently available.

JONES

James

Private 5097 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 16th May 1915 aged 24. Son of Thomas and Mary Jones, 12, Brickfield Terrace, Rhyl. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial, France.

JONES

James Owen

2nd Corporal. Royal Engineers, Railway Operating Division. Died Ashbourne Red Cross Hospital. 27th February 1916. aged 34.Son of James and Jane Jones, 5, Bedford Street, Rhyl. Husband ofJ. C. Jones. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

JONES

John Owen

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers. No further information currently available

JONES

Lewis

No further information currently available.

JONES

Percy Alsop

Private No further information currently available.

JONES

Reginald Arthur

Private 3/19932 8th East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 19th July 1916 aged 19. Son of Richard and Edith Jones, Plas Penyddeuglawdd, Pendyffryn Road, Rhyl. Buried La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, France.

JONES

Robert E.

Corporal. 1617 Royal Field Regiment. Died 9th December 1917. Son of Mr Jones, 12, Rosehill Terrace, Rhyl. Buried Cite Bonjean Cemetery, France.

JONES

Thomas

Signalman. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.Arran Villa, Rhyl. No further information currently available

JONES

Thomas Ernest

Private Royal Field Artillery. No further information currently available

JONES

Thomas F.

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers. No further information currently available

JONES

T. Elwyn

Naval Instructor. H.M.S. “Defence”. Died 31st May 1916. Late of Clwyd Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial.

JONES

Thomas Owen

No further information currently available

JONES

Thomas Edward

Private 19124 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 25th September 1915 aged 33. Son of Robert and Hannah Jones, 6, Windsor Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Loos Memorial, France.

JONES

Vernon Rhydwen

Quarter Master Sergeant. 622041 Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment) Died 31st March 1917. Son of William and Sarah Ann Jones, 11, Abbey Street, Rhyl. Buried Villiers Station Cemetery, Villiers-au-Bois, France.

JONES

Wilfred Griffith

Lieutenant. 7th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 6th April 1918 aged 31. Son of Robert and Ellen Jones of Rhyl. Husband of Jane Griffith Jones, “Clwyd View” Prestatyn. Buried Martinsart British Cemetery, France.

JONES

William Conway

Private 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 14th May 1916 aged 26. Son of John and Anne Jones, “Rosenthal” 17, Russell Road, Rhyl. Buried Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventine, France.

JONES

William

Private 5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 10th August 1915 aged 23. Son of William and Catherine Jones, 122, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Commemorated Helles Memorial, Turkey.

JONES

Wilfred D. P.

Sportsman’s Regiment.Assistant Master “Colet House” Rhyl. No further information currently available

KING

Percy J.

Sergeant. U.S.I. Wellington Road, Rhyl. No further information currently available

KITT

W. Anderson

Corporal. No further information currently available

LAMBERT

John

Private 240735 5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 9th March 1919 aged 24. Son of William Henry and Catherine Lambert. “Tel-Asur”, 17, Vezey Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

LEWIS

William

Private 6531 1st King’s Own (Royal Lancashire). Died 23rd March 1915 aged 33.Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Lewis Late of 24, Deanbank Road, Anfield, Liverpool. Husband of Sarah Ann Lewis, 66, Victoria Road, Rhyl. Buried Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

LLOYD

Edward

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers.5, Sisson Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available.

LLOYD

Herbert

Trooper. D.H.Y. No further information currently available.

LLOYD

John

Private 33rd Bn. Machine Gun Corps. Died 18th September 1918 aged 25. Brother of Miss D. Lloyd, 76, Vale Road, Rhyl. Buried Vis-en-Artois Cemetery, France.

LLOYD

Lewis

Rifleman. 213216 19th Rifle Brigade, “D” Coy. Died 5th January 1919 aged 35. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Lloyd, 19, Gronant Street, Rhyl. Husband of Annie Lloyd, 3, Wellington Terrace, Rhyl. Buried Kantara War memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

LLOYD

Owen

Sergeant. TR3/8210 51st Manchester Regiment. Died 3rd July 1918 aged 37. Husband of Mary Eliza Lloyd, 32, Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Rhyl.

LLOYD

Robert

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers.16, West Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available.

LLOYD

T. Glyn

Captain. 15th Bn. Welsh Regiment. Died 10th May 1918 aged 27. Son of The Ven. Thomas Lloyd. Archdeacon of St Asaph and Vicar of Rhyl and Mrs Lloyd, The Vicarage, Rhyl.

LLOYD

William

Private 1319 South Wales Borderers. (1st Brecons). Died 4th July 1915. 116, Vale Road, Rhyl. Buried Maala Cemetery, Yemen.

LYNCH

Frank

Lance Corporal. 30399 8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 20th August 1918. 3, Kinmel Terrace, Rhyl. He was a cleaner on the Railway. Buried Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Iraq.

MALINGS

W.H.

Private R.D.C. No further information currently availably

MARSHALL

Harry

Died 22nd August 1918 aged 18. Son of Henry James and Caroline Marshall. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

MARTIN

Francis James

Private 175 Army Cyclist Corps. 53rd Welsh Div. Died 29th August 1915 aged 33. Son of Peter and Rose Ellen Martin, 11, Kinmel Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Helles Memorial, Turkey.

MARTIN

John

Private 60235. 8th Coy. Machine Gun Corps. Lost in Passchendale 26th September 1917 aged 35. Son of Allan and Lynda Martin “Bescot House”, 16, Water Street, Rhyl. Husband of Beatrice Martin 47, Underwood Lane, Crewe. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

McMANUS

Frank

Private 36818. 104th Coy. Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action Highwood, 9th September 1916 aged 18. Son of Mr. T. and Mrs. R. McManus, 82, Ernest Street, Rhyl. Buried Caterpiller Valley Cemetery, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

MORGAN

D.B.

Lance Corporal. 10th Welsh Regiment. No further information currently availably.

MORRIS

Charles Herbert

Lieutenant. 59 Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps. Died 13th April 1917 aged 25. Son of Mr. W. and Mrs. J.C. Morris, Severn Villa, Welshpool. Youngest brother of Mrs. F.J. Gamlin, Rhyl. Commemorated Arras Flying Service Memorial, France.

MORRIS

Thomas Amos

Sergeant. 17261 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 24th November 1918. Brother of Miss A Morris, “Fron House”, Rhyl. Buried Montay-Neuville Cemetery, France.

NAYLOR

Hugh

Private Guards Division. Sussex Lane, Rhyl. No further information currently availably.

NORMAN

Charles

Private (Wheeler) 89067Canadian Field Artillery. Died 4th September 1918 aged 35. Son of Mrs Ann Norman, “Upton House”, High Street, Rhyl. Buried Upton Wood Cemetery, France.

OWENS

Edward Peter

OSBORNE

Arthur

Private 72741 8th Bn. King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Died 11th September 1918 aged 28. Husband of Esther Osborne. Commemorated Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PARR

Arthur

Private 2997 5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 14th August 1916 aged 18.Son of William and Agnes Parr, 12, Mona Terrace, Rhyl. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PARRY

E. Norman

Lance Corporal. 86409 51st Welsh Regiment. Died 31st October 1919. Only son of Richard and Ada Ellen Parry, 64, Vale Road, Rhyl. Passed away North Union Dublin Barracks, Ireland. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PARRY

James

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Vale Road, Rhyl. No further information currently available

PARRY

John

Lance Corporal. 16848 13th B. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 17th November 1918. Husband of Lydia Parry, 52, Standard View, Ynyshir, Glamorgan. and Rhyl. Born in Rhyl. Father of Jane and Rowland Parry. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PARRY

Thomas

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Bridge Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available

PEARSON

James Henry

Gunner. 200 3rd Bty. Machine Gun Corps (Motor) Royal Field Artillery. Died 13th May 1915 aged 27. 107 Wellington Road, Rhyl. Son of James Henry and Isobel Pearson, 3, Balmoral Grove, Rhyl. Buried Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France.

PERCEY

William Reginald Minshull

Rifleman. 9755 1st/5th Bn. London Rifle Brigade 28th County of London. Fell in Action 2nd Battle of Ypres 27th April 1915 aged 20. Son of John Henry and Catherine Percy, “Bod Meurig”, Bath Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Ypres (Menim Gate) Memorial Belgium. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PERRY

John

Sergeant. 2184 Welsh Regiment (Labour Corps.). Died 29th November 1917 aged 51. Son of John Perry, Tiverton, Devon. Husband of Anne Perry, 10, Emlyn Grove, Rhyl. Buried Appleforth (St. Hilda) Churchyard, Yorkshire.

PHILLIPS

Leonard Harry Perins

Lieutenant. 12th B. Worchester Regiment. Died 6th November 1916 aged 19. Son of Harry and Jessie Maud Phillips, “Holmwood” Henwick Road, Worchester. Then of Rhyl. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France. Maes Hyfryd Church Cemetery, Rhyl.

PICKERING

Robert Henry

Private 46532 22nd Machine Gun Corps. Died 4th March 1917 aged 30. Son of Daniel and Elizabeth Pickering, 10 or 13, Hope Place, Rhyl. Buried Varrennes Military Cemetery, France.

PIERCE

Owen

Private 59862 23rd The King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Died 15th December 1919 aged 28. Son of Evan and Sophia Pierce of Rhyl. Buried Warrington Cemetery, Lancashire.

PLUNKETT

Algernon V.

Sergeant. 16th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) Died 14th April 1915 aged 38. Son of Mr and Mrs Plunkett of Rhyl. Late of 16, Lyons Crescent, Tonbridge, Kent.

POPE

Jasper

Corporal. 10201 15th (The King’s) Hussars. Formerly of the Denbighshire Yeomanry. Died 13th May 1915 aged 21. Son of Ebenezer Henry and Mary Pope, 3, Crescent Road, Rhyl. Formerly of Rhyl Post Office. Buried Hop Store Cemetery,

POVAH

Thomas

Corporal. 240788 17th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 19th May 1918 aged 21. Son of T. J. and Annie Povah, 30, Victoria Road, Rhyl. Buried Bouincourt Ridge Cemetery, France.

PRICE

Thomas

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers.“Rose Cottage”, Russell Road, Rhyl. No further information currently available

PRIESTLEY

Harry Jeffrey

Private 28800. 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wale’s Own). Died 28th October 1916 aged 20. Son of Ellis and Sarah Ann Priestley of Rhyl. Late of Leeds. Buried Guards Cemetery Lesboeufs, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PRIESTNER

Neville

1st Bn. Royal Dublin. Died 20th March 1918 aged 25. Husband of Everline Priestner (Nee Fletcher), 10, Maud Street, Rhyl. Buried Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PRITCHARD

David Ernest

Private 45889 8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 25th January 1917 aged 26. Son of Alfred and Mary Pritchard” Ashton House” 27, Edward Henry Street, Rhyl. Husband of Edith Pritchard, “Alwyn Cottage”, Whitby, Wirral, Cheshire. Commemorated Basra Memorial, Iraq. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PRITCHARD

William Owen

Private 18000 1st Bn. Welsh Guards. Died 18th July 1916 aged 27. Son of Hugh Edmond and Elizabeth Pritchard, “Bod Erw, Rhyl. Buried Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PROFFITT

Thomas David

(Photo) Sergeant. 41227 1st Bn. Border Regiment. Died 22rn March 1918 aged 39. Husband of Lucy Proffitt, “Peronne” 111, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Father of Jane Olorenshaw (Proffitt). Buried St. Pierre Cemetery, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

RANDLES

Harry

Private 1st B. South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 4th October 1917 aged 27. Son of Mrs. Randles, 35, Kinmel Street, Rhyl. Husband of Nellie Lily Maud Randles. “Stoneliegh”, High Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Tyn Cot Cemetery, Belgium. Maes Hyfryd Church Cemetery, Rhyl.

REES

Benjamin

Private 18144 10th Bn. Welsh Regiment. Died 22nd March 1917 aged 23. Son of William and Ann Rees, 28, Dunfries Street, Treochy. Husband of Freda May Rees, 9, Elwy Street, Rhyl. Buried Bard Cottage cemetery, Belgium.

RENSHAW

Albert

Private Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 1917. Of Abbey Drapery Stores, Abbey Street, Rhyl. Died in France

RICHARDS

Walter

13th Royal Welsh Fusiliers. 16, Rosehill Terrace, Rhyl. No further information currently available

RICHARDSON

George

Private R.D. F. No further information currently available

RIGBY

James Richard Anderson

Lieutenant. 3rd Bn. Yorkshire Regiment (Attd. 2nd Bn.) Died 26th September 1915. Husband of Maria Rigby “Sywell House”, Rhyl. Commemorated Loos Memorial, France.

RIGBY

Harry

Private South Wales Borderers. 13, St Helen’s Place, Rhyl. No further information currently available

RILEY

James Shutt

Captain. Tank Corps. Died 10th August 1918 aged 30. Son of John Thomas. and Annie Riley, 53, Prospect Terrace, Whalley Road, Accrington. Then of Rhyl. Buried Rosieres Communal Cemetery, Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery,

ROBERTS

Elinor

Staff Nurse. Queen Alexander Imperial Nursing Services. Died 12th August 1917. Daughter of David and Elinor Roberts of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ROBERTS

Frank

Private 345114 24th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers (Denbighshire Yeomanry). Died 24th October 1918 aged 18. Youngest son of William and Margaret Roberts, 1, Brighton Road, Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ROBERTS

Fredrick David

Corporal. 2293 5th King’s Liverpool Regiment. Died 30th April 1915 aged 29. Son of Mr. And Mrs. Roberts, “Mugrave”, North Drive, Rhyl. Buried Woburn Abbey Cemetery, France.

ROBERTS

Gomer

Private 202465 9th Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 15th June 1918 aged 30. Son of William and Maria Roberts, 13, Stanmore Street, Rhyl. Buried Hermonville Military Cemetery, France.

ROBERTS

G. Sydney

Motor Boat Division. No further information currently available

ROBERTS

Walter Price

Lance Sergeant. 11603 1st Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 26th October 1918 aged 23. Son of Edward and Ellen Roberts, 35, Sisson Street, Rhyl. Buried Glavera British Cemetery, Italy.

ROBERTS

William

Corporal. 30428 8th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 23rd July 1917 aged 47. Son of Edward and Mary Roberts, 3, Greenfield Street, Mill Bank, Rhyl. Husband of J Roberts, 193, Wellington Road, Rhyl. (Dowel’s Yard). Buried Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

RODERICK

Francis

2nd Lieutenant. 14th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 31st July 1917. The Grove, Rhyl. Buried Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium.

RYLES

George

Private 12794 17th Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 28th March 1918 aged 26. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ryles, Cornist Cottage, Flint, and “Greenbank”, Rhyl. Buried Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Cemetery Extension, France.

SALUSBURY

John Evan

Co. Q.M.S. 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 23rd April 1918 aged 36. Son of Thomas Walter and Ester Mary Salusbury, 1, Bridge Street, Rhyl. Buried Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery, France.

SHARPE

Henry

Private 203357 16th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 15th March 1918 aged 27. Son of George and Martha Sharpe, “Myrtle Villa”, Linden Road, Gloucester. Husband of Gladys Sharpe, “Ibistock” 10, Lake Avenue, Rhyl. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.

SHUREY

Edward

Lieutenant. Cheshire Regiment. No further information currently available

SIMPSON

Arthur

Private 5th Royal Welsh Fusiliers.60, Mill Bank Road, Rhyl. No further information currently available

SMALLEY, M.M.

J.E.

Corporal. 1/6th The King’s (Liverpool Regiment). Died 26th September 1918 aged 37. Of J. and A. Smalley Bedford Street, Rhyl. Son of Arron and Jane Smalley of Manchester. Buried Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, France.

TAIT

Wilfred Webster

Lieutenant. 10th Bn. Welsh Regiment. Died 19th December 1915 aged 24. Son of Francis H. and Edith L. Tait of Chester. Husband of Dorothy Tait “Fenhurst” 22, West Parade, Rhyl. Buried Vielle-Chapelle New Military Cemetery, France.

THOMAS

A. H.

Sergeant. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. No further information currently available

THOMAS

James

Signalman. 136222. Royal Navy, H.M.S. “Invincible”. Died 19th June 1916. Of 3, Windsor Street, Rhyl. Son of the late J Thomas. Buried Newport (St. Woollos) Cemetery, Monmouth.

THORPE

Leonard

Lance Corporal. 29912 6th King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Died 4th October 1918 aged 35. Son of John and Jane Thorpe, 114, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.

TINMAN

George Henry

Private 4250 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 7th January 1915 aged 23. Husband of Edith Hamaman (Formally Tinman)Late of 162, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Buried Bois Grenier Communal Cemetery, France.

TREHEARN

David York

Private 2913 60th Australian Light Infantry. Died 20th July 1916 Son of William Thomas and Litita Trehearn, Princess Street, Rhyl. Husband of Bessie I. Trehearn, 261, Malvern Road, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia. Buried Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

VAUGHAN

David Alfred

Lance Corporal. 29016 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers. Died 11th April 1918 aged 20. Son of Edward and Mary Vaughan, 12, Warren Road, Rhyl. Buried Le Grand Beau Mari Cemetery France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WALTON

Robert Clare

2nd Lieutenant. 5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 10th August 1915. The Lyric, Rhyl. Commemorated Helles Memorial, Turkey.

WALKER

John

Private Killed in action at Arras 19th April 1918 aged 24. Husband of Florence Walker. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WEBSTER

William M.

Lance Corporal. M2/101826 Army Service Corps. Died 24th June 1917 aged 26. Son of Walter William and Esther Webster, 56, Darnley Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Husband of Jennie Woodhouse (Formally Webster) 12, Windsor Street, Rhyl. Buried Pont-D’ Achelles Military Cemetery, France.

WEEKS

W. Fredrick

Private 11th Bn. South Wales Borderers. Died 31st July 1917 aged 24. Son of Oliver and Mary Weeks, Station House, Nannerch. Late of Railway Terrace, Rhyl. Buried Birr Cross Roads Cemetery, Belgium.

WELCH

W. Gordon

Sapper. Welsh Regiment. 3, Sandfield Place. No further information currently available

WITTINGHAM

Lewis Stuart

2nd Lieutenant. 7th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 28th February 1917 aged 35. Son of Lewis Browne and Mary Agusta Wittingham, “Kilarney”, 26 Butterton Road, Rhyl. Buried Sailly-Saillisl British Cemetery, France.

WILLIAMS

Albert T.

Private Canadian Infantry. Died 12th August 1915 aged 21. Son of Albert S. and Sarah Williams, 42, Victoria Road, Rhyl. Buried Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada.

WILLIAMS

Elias Robert

Private 291464 1st/7th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 11th November 1917 aged 28. Son of John and Sarah Ann Williams, Born Corris, Merioneth. Assistant Master at Barnmouth and Rhyl Council School (Emmanuel School, Vale Road, Rhyl.) lived at 9, Bridge Street, Rhyl. Buried Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

WILLIAMS

Henry V.

2nd Lieutenant. 3rd Worchester Regiment. Died 26th May 1916 aged 25. Son of Thomas Deacon and Harriette Williams. Husband of Louise Williams “Lutterworth”, South Hating, Hampshire. Nephew of F. Owens, Sandringham Avenue, Rhyl. Buried Ecoivres Military Cemetery, France. Commemorated Maes Hyfryd Church Cemetery, Rhyl.

WILLIAMS

John R.

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers.Late 52, Ernest Street, Rhyl. No further information currently available

WILLIAMS

Llewelyn

Private 16442 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 10th July 1916 aged 21. Son of Llewelyn Williams, 2, Greenfield Place, Vale Road, Rhyl. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France.

WILLIAMS

Peter P.

Private 43801 11th Essex Regiment. Died 30th June 1916 aged 21. Son of Albert S. and Sarah Williams 42, Victoria Road, Rhyl. Buried Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium

WILLIAMS

Peter

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers. 30, Vale Road, Rhyl. No further information currently available

WILLIAMS

William

Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers.43, Wellington Road, Rhyl. No further information currently available

WILLIAMS

W. H.

Private 53rd Bn. South Wales Borderers. Died 3rd November 1918 aged 18. Son of William Williams, 125, Vale Road, Rhyl. Buried St. Mary’s Churchyard, Rhuddlan.

WILTON

William Henry

Sergeant. 1585 5th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 10th August 1915 aged 46. Husband of Edith Ann Wilton, Russell Road, Rhyl. Father of Fredrick William Wilton. Buried Green Hill Cemetery, Turkey. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WOOD

William

Private 26350. 17th Bn Welsh Regiment. Died 17th July 1916 aged 19. Son of William and Mary Ann Wood “Norwood” Mostyn Avenue, Llandudno. Then Wellington Road, Rhyl. Buried Chocques Military Cemetery, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

YARNOLD

George

Sergeant. 170th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died 4th April 1917. Husband of Mrs G. Yarnold, 9, Emlyn Grove, Rhyl. Buried Aubigny Communal Cemetery, France.

YOUNG

T.D.

Driver. No further information currently available

In grateful memory of those who sacrificed their lives in the Word War

1939-1945

This list may contain names of men commemorated in Rhyl’s Cemeteries

ALSOP

Eric Brandreth

Sergeant (Flight Engineer). 1020978. 156 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 5th March 1943 aged 43. Son of George and Elizabeth Alsop of Rhyl. Buried Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany.

BANKS

John Henry

Trooper 7885681 4th Royal Tank Regiment. Died 19th May 1940 aged24. Buried Cysoing Communal Cemetery, France.

BATES

Albert

Pilot Officer (Fit./Engineer). 429 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 25th April 1944. Son of Albert and Lily Bates. Husband of Iris Bates of Rhyl. Buried Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Holland

BEACH

C

No further information currently available

BEACH

John

Sergeant.

BEATY

James Herbert

Lieutenant. 64454 The King’s (Liverpool) Regiment (Attached 5th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 6th April 1943 aged 28. Son of Richard Herbert and Grace Gertrude Beaty of Rhyl. Buried Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia.

BESTWICK

Bernard Francis

Corporal. 4201568 Royal Armoured Corps. 13/18th Hussars. Died 10th June 1944 aged 28. Son of Bernard Cuthbert Wint and Ada Mary Bestwick. Husband of Dorothy Anne Bestwick, Barnmouth, Merioneth. Buried Hermanville War Cemetery, France.

BELLIS

David John

Gunner. 974450 64th Medium Regiment Royal Artillery. Died 14th November 1942 aged 26. Son of Edward and Jane Bellis. Commemorated Alamein Memorial, Rhyl Town Cemetery.

BERRY

Leslie

Gunner. 4205422 382 Bty. Royal Artillery, 116 Lt. AA. Regiment. Died 12th July 1944 aged 32. Son of Robert Oswald and Nora Berry, Husband of Florence Henrietta Berry of Rhyl. Buried St. Manvieu War Cemetery, France.

BLAKEMORE

Geoffrey Harry George

Lance Corporal.4198135 8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 27th June 1943 aged 21. Son of George and Elizabeth Amy Blakemore of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

BOOTH

Eric Foster

Sergeant. (Air Gunner) 636621 149 Sqdn. Royal Air Force. Died 8th June 1942. Buried Reichswald Forest Cemetery, Germany.

BOREN

Henry

Fusilier. 13106937 7th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 1st March 1945 aged 36. Husband of Margaret Boren, Brooks Bar, Old Trafford. Born Poland. Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.

BRACCHI

Ronald

Sergeant. 550921 224 Sqdn Royal Air Force. Died 21st December 1940 aged 19. Son of Joseph and Marie Bracchi of Rhyl. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

BRADFORD

William.

Probably. Fusilier. 4195852 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 18th March 1943. Buried Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma.

CAIRNS

Percy Michael

Lance Sergeant. 4190091 3rd Bn. Welsh Guards. Died 5th January 1945. aged 30. Son of William and Mary Maud Cairns of Rhyl. Husband of Mary Patricia Cairns of Rhyl. Buried Santerno Valley War Cemetery, Italy.

CHAPMAN

Fredrick Percival

Gunner. 926366. Royal Artillery. Died 29th November 1940. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

COLEMAN, M.B.E.

A.G.

Lieutenant (Quartermaster). 539571 Royal Artillery. Died 7th July 1947 aged 40. Son of A.G. and Leah M. Coleman. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

CULLING

Maurice Ferguson

Flying Officer (Air Gunner). 149 Sqdn Royal Air Force. Died 15th March 1944 aged 23. Son of Francis Percy and Elsie Culling of Rhyl. Buried St. Pierre Cemetery, France.

DAVIES

Raymond Ellwood

Telegraphist. D/JX 139652 H.M.S. Kandahar. Died 22nd December 1940 aged 23. Son of Thomas Edward and Margaret Hannah Davies of Rhyl. Buried Maala Cemetery, Yemen.

DAVIES

William Kitchener

Fusilier. 420904 4th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 27th July 1944 aged 30. Son of David and Ethel E. Davies. Husband of Mary Davies of Rhyl. Buried Brouay War Cemetery France.

DENT

Clifford

Electrical Artificer 4th Class. Royal Navy. H.M.S. Defiance. Died 28th January 1943. Son of Herbert and Edith Dent. Husband of Muriel Dent of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

DIXON

Clive

Corporal. 7607535 Royal Engineers. Died 4th June 1940 aged 30. Son of William Thomas and Christine Dixon of Barnsley. Worked for “Woolworth’s”. Buried Hope Cemetery. Flintshire.

DRATCOTT

?

No further information currently available

DUNNING

Norman

Trooper. 7933280 Royal Armoured Corps. 3rd King’s Own Hussars. Died 29th November 1943 aged 31. Son of William Henry and Ethell Anne Dunning, Husband of Emily Dunning of Rhyl. Commemorated Singapore Memorial.

EDWARDS

Agnes

Private W/258692 Aux. Territorial Services. Died 4th October 1945 aged 28. Daughter of Joseph and Sarah J. Edwards of Rhyl. Commemorated Brookwood Memorial, Surrey

EDWARDS

H.

No further information currently available

EDWARDS

W.T.

No further information currently available

ESPLEY

Eric Charles

Flying Officer (Air Bomber). 49845. 576 Sqdn. Royal Air Force. Died 31st March 1944 aged 22. Son of Dennis James and Winifred Rashleigh Espley, 170 Wellington Road, Rhyl. Buried 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ESPLEY

Harry

Trooper. 326349 Royal Armoured Corps. Warwickshire Yeomanry. Died 2nd November 1942 aged 22. Son of Dennis James and Winifred Rashleigh Espley, 170, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Commemorated Alamein Memorial, Egypt. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

EVANS

Arthur

Sergeant (W./Op./Air Gunner). 1106238214 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 7th July 1941 aged 21. Son of William John and Margaret Alice Evans, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Buried A.S. Communal Cemetery, Belgium. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

EVANS

T.P.

No further information currently available

EVANS

J.L.

No further information currently available

FAHY

Edward

Pilot Officer (Fit./Engineer). 172210412 (R.C.A.A.) Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 17th June 1944 aged 21. Son of Joseph Peter and Lucie Fahy, of Rhyl. Buried Groesbeek Canadian Cemetery, Holland.

GERRED

Albert Newton

Chief Yeoman of Signals. D/J90489 Royal Navy, H.M.S. “Britomart” Minesweeper. Died 27th August 1944 aged 42. Son of Fredrick and Margaret Ann Gerred. 1, Balmoral Grove, Rhyl. Husband of Miriam Esther Gerred of Shirley, Southampton. Commemorated Plymouth Memorial and Rhyl Town Cemetery.

GILBERT

J.H.

No further information currently available

GILLBANKS

Harold

Probably. Joiner 4th Class. D/MX71344 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Exeter”. Died 13th June 1945 aged 35. Husband of Eleanor Gillbanks, Batley, Yorkshire. Buried Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia.

GIZZI

Peter Carmino

Sergeant. 1434388 76 Sqdn. Royal Air force Volunteer Reserves. Died 21st January 1944 aged 21. Son of Joseph and Sarah Ellen Gizzi of Rhyl. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

GIZZI

Thomas

Sapper. 1873783 54th Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Died 13th March 1941 aged 22. Son of Mr. And Mrs. John Gizzi, “Plas Deva” Prestatyn, Formally of Rhyl. Buried Ismalia War Cemetery, Egypt.

GRAHAM

Robert Nicholson

Battery Quartermaster Sergeant. 913322Royal Artillery. Died 16th November 1942 aged 22. Son of James and Janet Graham of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Church Cemetery.

GRIFFIS

Joseph Charles Ler

Lance Sergeant. 2733957 2nd Bn. Welsh Guards. Died 12th December 1943 aged 27. Son of Charles and Jane Griffis. Husband of Lillian Dorcas Griffis of New Haw. Buried Addlestone Burial Ground, Surrey.

HANDLEY

Albert

Pilot Officer (Pilot). 173341. 50 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 4th May 1944 aged 28. Son of Arthur and May Ann Handley of Rhyl. Buried Poivres Churchyard, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

HAND

Morris

Flying Officer (Fit./Engineer). 138921. 570 Sqdn Royal Air force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23rd September 1944 aged 26. Son of Mrs Hand of Rhyl. Buried Arnham Ooterbeck War Cemetery, Holland.

HAYES

James William

Probably. Gunner 14318119 Royal Artillery. Died 3rd August 1945 aged 22. Son of William Alfred and Gladys Victoria Hayes, Battersea, London. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

HOLLINGSWORTH

John French

Sergeant (W. Op./Air Gunner). 968358. 78 Sqdn Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 3rd July 1941. aged 25. Son of Samuel and Emma Hollingsworth, 5, Ellis Avenue, Rhyl. Buried Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Holland.

HOWELLS

Charles Somme

Fusilier. 4200188 6th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 20th March 1946 aged 28. Son of Albert Edward and Mary Ellen Howells of Rhyl. Husband of Anne Mary Howells. Buried Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

HUGHES

Christopher Sulgwyn

Lance Bombardier. 4205056. 382 Bty. 116 Lt. AA Regiment, Royal Artillery. 12th April 1944 aged 24. Son of James and Elizabeth Hughes of Rhyl. Husband of Gwendoline Hughes of Rhyl. Buried St. Manvieu War Cemetery, France.

HUGHES

J.

No further information currently available

HUGHES

Herbert

Aircraftman 2nd Class. 1422214 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 5th February 1942 aged 29. Son of Edward Hughes (Solicitor) and Mary Ellen Hughes,1, Elwy Street, Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

JACKSON

Walter Montague

Private 7652126 Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 28th January 1944 aged 34. Son of John and Margaret Jackson. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

JENKINS

Eric

Died at Sea 1943. Husband of Eileen Edna JenkinsNo further information currently available

JONES

Alun Rowland

Aircraftman 1st Class. 1535108 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 26th January 1943 aged 21. Son of Owen and Jennie Jones of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

JONES

B.R.

No further information currently available

JONES

D.I.

No further information currently available

JONES

David Robert

Warrant Officer (W. Op./Air Gunner). 1076904 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 10th May 1946 aged 33. Son of Job and Edith Mary Jones of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

JONES

George

No further information currently available

JONES

H.L.D.

No further information currently available

JONES

Joseph Roy

Chief Officer. Merchant Navy M.V. “Mary Slessor” (Liverpool). Died 7th February 1943 aged 42. Son of Joseph and Mary Louisa Jones of Rhyl. Husband of Gwendoline Jones of Rhyl. Commemorated Tower Hill Memorial, London.

JONES

Robert William Clifford

Second Officer. Merchant Navy S.S. “Samtweed” (London). Died 19th July 1944 aged 31. Son of Richard William and Catherine Jones. Husband of Annie Mary Jones.

KAY

W.

No further information currently available

KEMPSTER

Arthur

Ordinary Seaman. P/ssx27412 Royal Navy, H.M.S. Royal Oak. (Sank by U-47 at Scapa Flow) 14th October 1939 aged 19. Son of Arthur Perry and Elizabeth Kempster of Rhyl. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

KNEEN

Eric

Lieutenant. Royal Navy Volunteer. H.M.M.L. 127 Reserves. Died 22nd November 1940 aged 33. Son of George Henry and Alice Kneen Husband of Elsie Nellie Kneen of Rhyl. Commemorated Chatam Naval Memorial.

LANE

Ronald Fredrick John

Sergeant Pilot. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 16th September 1942 aged 22. Son of Fredrick William and Phylis Elizabeth Lane. Husband of Betty Eileen Lane of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Cemetery.

MARTEN

Alfred

Aircraftman 1st Class. 1296177 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 13th September 1942 aged 36. Son of Charles and Frances Ann Marten. Husband of Lizzie Marten of Prestatyn. Buried Christ Church Churchyard, Prestatyn.

MACQUEEN, D.F.C.

Norman Carter

Flight Lieutenant Pilot. 86686. 249 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Flew Spitfires, shot down by M.E. 109 4th May 1942 aged 22. Son of Dr. J.G. and Mrs. Macqueen of Rhyl. Buried Malta Naval Cemetery,

MAINLEY

H.G.

No further information currently available

McMANUS

Daniel

Guardsman. 2719972 2nd Bn. Irish Guards. Died 3rd August 1944 aged 27. Buried St. Charles De Percy War Cemetery, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

MINER

D.

No further information currently available

MORGAN

Ronald Hugh

Aircraftman. 646961 211 Sqdn. Royal Air Force. Died 18th March 1943 aged 23. Son of Mr. And Mrs D.B. Morgan of Rhyl. Buried Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia.

MORGAN

Edward John

Private 3606892 9th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Died 18th July 1943 aged 20. Son of Edward and Rose Morgan of Rhyl. Buried Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.

MORRIS

David Lionel Williams

Boy 1st Class D/JX182109 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Neptune”. Died 19th December1941 aged 24. Son of David and Nellie Morris of Rhyl. Commemorated Plymouth Naval Memorial.

MORRIS

Edward Henry

Private S/93206 Army Service Corps. (49th Mobile Field Bakery). Died 27th February 1944 aged 25. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Morris of 99, Wellington Road, Rhyl. Buried Bone War Cemetery, Algeria. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

MOULTON

Ernest

Gunner. 1454669 Royal Artillery 221 Bty. 19, Lt. AA Regiment. Died 27th July 1945 aged 37. Son of Thomas and Martha Moulton. Husband of Emily Moulton of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

NETHERCOTT

George Fredrick

Lance Sergeant. 4191707. 239 Bty. 101 Lt. AA/Anti-Tank Rgt. Royal Artillery. Died 10th May 1940 aged 21. Son of Walter John and Alice May Nethercott of Rhyl. Buried St. Sever Cemetery Extension, France. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

NICHOLAS

Harvey Denison

Sergeant. T/14854002 Royal Army Service Corps. Died 31st October 1946 aged 20. Son of Herbert and Hilda Elizabeth Nicholas of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

O’GRADY

E.

No further information currently available

OTTER

D.

No further information currently available

OWEN

Norman Henry

Leading Aircraftman (Pilot U/T). 1101265 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 10th December 1940 aged 19. Son of Gwilym Ernest and Gwendoline Owen. 8, Lynton Walk, Rhyl. Commemorated Rhyl Church Cemetery

OWENS

George Edward Mills

Lieutenant Commander. Royal Navy, H.M.S. Hood. Died 24th May 1941.Nephew of Mr. R. D. Owens, Water Street, Rhyl, and Mr. Llewelyn Owens, Solicitor Rhyl and Prestatyn. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

PANTOFF

Andrew Paul

Second Engineer Officer. Canadian Merchant Navy S.S. “Cornwallis” (Vancouver). Died 3rd December 1944 aged 57. Husband of Mary Pantoff of Rhyl. Commemorated Halifax Memorial, Canada.

PARRY

Clwyd

Sergeant. 1379067. 101 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 9th March 1942 aged 21. Son of Robert Hugh and Ellen Parry of St. Asaph. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

PARRY

J.

No further information currently available

PARRY, D.F.C.

Vivian Weston

Pilot Officer (Air Gunner). 111963 150 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 5th September 1942 aged 27. Son of David and Eleanor Myfanwy Parry. Buried St. Rhwydrys Churchyard, Llanrhwydrys, Anglesey.

PAYNE

Sydney Albert

Gunner. 967273 Royal Horse Artillery. Died 29th October 1942 aged 26. Son of Sydney and Florence Payne. Husband of Florence Payne of Rhyl. Buried El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.

PEARSON

G.C.L.

No further information currently available

PERRY

Hugh Ernest James

Flying Officer (Navigator). 157335, 578 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 21st February 1945. Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.

PICTON

Roy Geoffrey

Flying Officer (Navigator). 151087. 514 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves, Died 13th June 1944 aged 22. Son of Captain T. and Mrs. Emily Picton. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

PRICE

Margaret Mary

Sister. 317517 Queen Alexander Imperial Nursing Service. Died 11th April 1946 aged 26. Daughter Alfred Arthur and Diana Mary Price (S.R.N.) of Rhyl. Buried Kirkee War Cemetery, India. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

QUINN

Norma Lawrence Peter

Warrant Officer (Nav./W.Op.). 1512171, 110 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 18th February 1945 aged 21. Son of John Randolph and Emily Quinn of Rhyl. Buried Madras War Cemetery, India.

REES

Hugh Taylor

Gunner. 2681936. 392 Bty. 48th Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 15th March 1941 aged 19. Son of Trebor T. and Margaret Rees of Rhyl. Buried St. Mary’s Churchyard Dolbenmaen, Carnavonshire.

RICHARDSON

C. J.

No further information currently available

ROBERTS

Arthur

Corporal. 211 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 9th December 1943 aged 21. Commemorated Singapore Memorial. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ROBERTS

Evan Thomas

Stocker 1st Class. P/K66383 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Vortigan”. Died 15th March 1942 aged 38. Son of Evan and Margaret Ann Roberts of Wrexham then of Rhyl. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ROBERTS

Frank Gwynfryn

Driver. T/90901 Royal Army Service Corps. Died 14th September 1943 aged 19. Son of Evan Thomas and Alice Mary Roberts of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ROBERTS

J.R.

No further information currently available

ROBERTS

Merion

4192904 2nd Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 15th December 1944 aged 22. Son Alice Roberts of Rhyl. Buried Digboi War Cemetery, India.

ROBERTS

Raymond

Air Mechanic 2nd Class. FAA/SR8039. Royal Navy H.M.S. “Glorious” Died 9th June 1940 aged 26. (Dunkirk) Son of Thomas Henry Roberts, 27, Edward Henry Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Lee-on-Solent Memorial. Rhyl Town Cemetery,

ROBERTS

Robert Herbert

Driver. T/149691 Royal Army Service Corps. Died 1st May 1941 aged 27. Son of Mrs. S.H. Roberts of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ROBERTS

Robert William Clifford

Second Officer Merchant Navy. S.S. “Sam Tweed” (London) Died 19th July 1944 aged 31. Son of Richard William and Catherine Roberts. Husband of Annie Mary Roberts of Rhyl. Commemorated Athens Memorial, Greece. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

ROBERTS

Robert Elwyn

Sergeant Navigator. 1389926 57 Sqdn. Royal Air Force. Died 9th January 1943 aged 31. Son of David E. and Jane A. Roberts of Rhyl. Buried Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery, Holland.

ROBERTS

R.O.

No further information currently available

ROCK

Richard Thomas

No further information currently available

RYNN

John Gordon

Leading Airman. 1459936 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 12th October 1943 aged 19. Son of Robert and Edith Doris Rynn of Rhyl. Buried Calgary Cemetery, Canada.

SALISBURY

Ronald

Private 14676458, 1st Bn. Worcestershire Regiment. Died 27th August 1944 aged 19. Buried St. Desir War Cemetery, France.

SAYNOR

David

No further information currently available

SCOTT

Frederick

Fusilier. 4199476 7th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died between 16th and 17th July 1944 aged 27. Son of Fredrick John Burtram and Margaret Ellen Scott of Rhyl. Buried La Delivrade War Cemetery, France.

SHEPHERD

Horace (John)

Flight Sergeant Pilot. 1114117 12 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 12th June 1943 aged 29. Son of William and Elizabeth Ann Shepherd of Rhyl. Buried Beverwljk General Cemetery, Holland. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

SIMS

Charles

Private 14594497 4th Queen’s Own West Kent Regiment. Died 11th April 1944 aged 34. Son of Alfred P. and Elizabeth Sims of Rhyl. Husband of Mildred Sims (Jones) of Rhyl. Commemorated Rangoon Memorial, Burma. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

SPEAKMAN

Eric

Able Seaman. D/MDX3052 Royal Navy H.M.S “President 111”. Died 10th March 1941 aged 21. Son of Arthur and Dorothy Elizabeth Speakman of Talacre then of Rhyl. Commemorated Plymouth Memorial. Rhyl Town Cemetery.

SMITH-STAFFORD

Ronald William

2nd Lieutenant. 109162 Royal Artillery 1/5 Bn. (East Surrey Reg.) Anti-Tank Regiment. Died 24th May 1940. Son of William Bertie and Alice Mary Smith-Stafford. Husband of Gwyneth S. Smith-Stafford of Banbury, Oxford. Commemorated Dunkirk Memorial, France.

STEAD

George W.

Bombardier. 903502 185th Field Regiment Royal Artillery. Died 26th September 1944 aged 25. Son of Thomas Kitchingham and Amanda Stead. Husband of Eileen Kathleen Stead of Rhyl. Buried Leopoldburg War Cemetery, Belgium.

STURGESS

David Anthony

Able Seaman. P/JX171092 Royal Navy H.M.S. “Auckland”. Died 24th June 1941. Son of Mr. And Mrs. H. Sturgess, 34, Marsh Road, Rhyl. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

TAYLOR

Kenneth Chadwick

Flight Sergeant. (W/Op. / Air Gunner). 1034269 83 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 13th December 1942 aged 22. Son of John Albert and Everline Taylor Littlebourgh, Lancashire. Buried Uden War Cemetery, Holland.

TAYLOR

William Henry

Guardsman. 2738879 2nd Bn. Welsh Guards. Died 20th April 1945 aged 19. Son of Willie and Ivy Taylor of Rhyl. Buried Hanover War Cemetery, Germany. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

THOMAS

William Arthur

Fusilier. 4200214 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 25th February 1945 aged 28. Son of William and Annie. Husband of D. Thomas, Denton, Lancashire. Commemorated Rangoon Memorial, Burma.

THORNLEY

William Sheldon

Guardsman. 2740735 Welsh Guards. Died 21st April 1946 aged 19. Son of Herbert and Florence Thornley, 73, St. Margaret’s Drive, Rhyl. Buried Maes Hyfryd Church Cemetery, Rhyl.

TREHEARN

Phillip Leonard Newell

Sergeant. (Observer) 947664 102 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 14th April 1942 aged 28. Son of Philemon Thomas and Alice May Trehearn of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

TURNER

P.A.

No further information currently available

VICKERS

James Frederick

No further information currently available

WALLEY

Peter Kenneth

Sergeant Pilot. 819018. 615 Sqdn. Royal Air Force (Aux. Air Force). Died on operations 19th August 1940 aged 22. Grandson of John and Mary Alice Walley, Elwy Street, Rhyl. Buried St. Luke’s Churchyard, Whyteleafe, Surrey. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WALLEY

Stuart

Died on operations 20th July 1943 aged 22. Grandson of John and Mary Alice Walley, Elwy Street, Rhyl. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WARD

John Joseph

Signalman. 14347934 Royal Corps. of Signals. Died 22nd February 1943 aged 18. Son of Mary Ellen Ward, stepson of John William Charles Batey, of Leadgate, Co. Durham. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WHITTAM

Wilfred

Sergeant (W/Op./Air Gunner). 993807 77 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. Died 27th February 1942 aged 28. Son of William and Ann Whittam of Rhyl. Husband of Olwen Whittam. Buried Dantumadeel (Driesum) Protestant Churchyard, Holland. Commemorated Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WILLIAMS

Gordon Alexander

Private 14861570 3rd Bn. Parachute Regiment. Died 25th August 1945 aged 19. Son of William Charles and Alice May Williams of Rhyl. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WILLIAMS

Harry

No further information currently available

WILLIAMS

J.I.

No further information currently available

WILLIAMS

Kenneth Eifion

Loading Motor Mechanic. C/MX551975 Royal Navy H.M.S “Pembroke”. Died 21st October 1944 aged 19. Son of William and Dora Ellen Williams of Rhyl. Buried Penrhyndeudraeth (Minffordd) Cemetery, Merionethshire.

WILLIAMS

R.E

No further information currently available

WILLIAMS

W.A.

No further information currently available

WILSON

Iris Stella

Lance Corporal. W/34666 Auxiliary Territorial Services. Died 10th January 1943 aged 33. Daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Shaw. Wife of D.M. Wilson, Levenshulme, Manchester. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

WINDLE

D.

No further information currently available

WYNNE

T.C.

No further information currently available

NORTHERN IRELAND CONFLICT

WALSH

Martin Eamon

Sergeant Royal Army Ordnance Corps (R.A.O.C.) Killed 9th January 1977, aged 28, when an IRA bomb he was attempting to dismantle exploded near Newtownbutler. The device was concealed inside a milk churn. Husband of Everlyn Walsh. Buried Rhyl Town Cemetery.

FALKLANDS WAR

GREEN

Paul

Guardsman, 1st Bn. Welch Guards. Born 21st January, 1961. On 8th June, 1982 he was killed when the Sir Galahad was hit. He joined the Welsh Guards to have a bit of fun, but in 1982 he was aboard the QE2 sailing for the South Atlantic. His brother, Michael, also sailed with him. Mike was seconded to the Scots Guards and saw service on Mt Tumbledown, just outside Stanley. Paul stayed with the Sir Galahad and sailed round to Fitzroy and Bluff Cove to form part of a ground force approaching Stanley from the south. For more details see the Palace Barracks Memorial Garden

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902 (BOER WAR)

IN MEMORY OF THE RHYL MEN WHO FELL IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR WHILE SERVING THEIR SOVEREIGN AND COUNTRY 1899-1902

The records referred to below is the compendium of details compiled as
"The Boer War Casualty Roll 1899-1902" by Alexander M Palmer.

KINGSTON

Thomas

Colour Sergeant 2346, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Wounded at Reit Vlei 16th July 1900, died of those wounds 18th July 1900 at Reit Vlei.

FOLY

James

[Listed in records as 1st Battalion and as FOLEY] Private 2084, 3rd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 25th October 1900 at Frederikstad.

JONES

Thomas

[Listed as 1st Volunteer Battalion in records] Private 7471, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of disease 16th December 1901 at Elandsfontein.

ROBERTS

Norman

[Listed as 1st Battalion in records] Private 7347, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Welsh, Fusiliers. Died of disease 16th August 1900 at Krugersdorp.

WYNNE

Hugh

[Listed as 1st Battalion in records] Private 7331, 2nd Volunteer Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of disease 24th June 1900 at Potchefstroom.

WILLIAMS

Luther

Private 5751, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Wounded 24th February 1900 in Natal, died of disease 13th June 1900 at Kimberley.

Public Notice Board by the gate of The Garden of Remembrance.

The site is reclaimed sand hills and all work was carried out by Rhyl labour. The memorials of the other wars were removed to the site from the promenade.

The Garden of Remembrance is now entrusted to the care of the Council and the inhabitants of Rhyl, and those visiting the garden with children are asked to explain to them the sacred purpose of the Garden

Last updated 25 November, 2006

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