Colwyn Bay Memorial FWW Surnames A-F

The following people from the Colwyn Bay area died in active service. They were Privates except where another rank is shown. Where shown, click this icon for more details. Extra page icon

  • Albert George Adams, Serjeant, 843, died 23/07/1916, age 25. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 14th Bn. Memorial Thiepval Memorial. Son of Albert Henry and Agnes Adams, of Heathfield, Allanson Road, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Llewellyn Glendwr Adams, G/49711, died 22/11/1917, , age 25, Royal Fusiliers, 9th Bn. Buried at Tincourt New British Cemetery, France. Foster-son of Mrs E R Adams, of Glemnore, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Vincent Moore Aldred, Sapper, 96718, died 05/04/1917, age 18. Royal Engineers 156th Field Coy.Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery,Belgium. Son of John R. and Mary Angela Aldred, of Brentwood, Abbey Road, Rhos-on-Sea,ColwynBay.
  • Arthur Ernest Anderson, Serjeant, 2343, died 12/08/1915 , age 37.Manchester Regiment 1st/6th Bn.East Mudros Military Cemetery, Greece. Son of William and Ann Anderson, of Manchester; husband of Elizabeth Anderson of Upton Nervet, Woodland Road,Colwyn Bay.
  • James Barker, Lance Corporal, 203460, died 15/04/1918, age 33. Gloucestershire Regiment 2nd/6th Bn. Buried at St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, France. Son of John and M Barker, of Colwyn Bay; husband of Kathleen H Barker, of Stroud, Gloucestershire. Worked as a Solicitor. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
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  • Ernest Beeston, Lance Sergeant 2295. Died 01/07/1916 aged 28. The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Awarded Military Medal. Buried Beaumetz-les-Loges Communal Cemetery. Son of Albert and Edith Beeston of Liverpool. Worked at furniture company D Allen & Son in Colwyn Bay before enlisting.
  • John Bolton, Lieutenant, died 04/06/1915, age 26. East Lancashire Regiment 5th Bn. Buried at Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery. Son of Henry Hargreaves Bolton andFlorence Eliza Bolton, of Heightside, Rhos-on-Sea. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Maurice Baldwin Bolton, Captain 26/03/1918, age 26.East Lancashire Regiment 5th Bn. Awarded Military Cross. Buried at Le Cateau Military Cemetery. Son of Henry Hargreaves Bolton and Florence Eliza Bolton of Heightside, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire. Brother of John, above. Educated at Shrewsbury School and Pembroke College, Cambridge. B.A. (1915). Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
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  • John Douglas Cartmell, 17801, died 30/07/1916. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 19th Bn. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, France.
  • Herbert Cawthray, 77965, died 13/09/1918, age 19. Royal Welsh Fusiliers "F" Coy. 2nd Bn. Buried at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, France. Son of Joseph and Sarah Jane Cawthray, of York House, Dinerth Road, Colwyn Bay. Native of York.
  • Harold Chadwick, Lance Corporal, 28469, died 23/11/1917, age 18. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 19th Bn. Buried at Anneux British Cemetery, France. Son of John and Lilian Chadwick, of 22, Victoria Park, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
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  • W Leonard Clegg, Private 2354. Died 06/09/1915. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery. Born in Chester, lived at Grove Park, Colwyn Bay.
  • WG Cole, 63567, died 27/08/1918, age 23. Welsh Regiment "A" Coy. 14th Bn. Buried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, France Son of T. C. Cole, of Swansea; husband of Nellie Cole, of 89, Park Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • Leonard Collier, 42810, died 29/09/1918, age 20. North Staffordshire Regiment 4th Bn. formerly (283614) Army Service Corps. Buried at Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Belgium. Son of Tom and Maggie Collier, of Lansdowne, Llannerch Road West, Colwyn Bay.
  • John Collinge, 105591, died 09/09/1918, age 18.The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/6th Bn. Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille. Son of John R and Mary Collinge, of Colwyn Bay.
  • William Conolly, Private 2622. Died 30/08/1915. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Alexandria (Chatby) Military And War Memorial Cemetery. Son of PW Connolly, Glen Derwen, Victor Road. Worked at W H Smith & Son before the war.
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  • Samuel Yardley Cook, Lieutenant, died 03/07/1919, age 33.Canadian Infantry 72nd Bn. Buried at Colwyn Bay (Bronynant) Cemetery.
  • Robert Coop, 4661, died 15/07/1916, age 21. Royal Fusiliers 20th Bn. Buried at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Coop, of Hartford, Ebberston Road, Rhos-on-Sea. Native of Oldham. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Alfred Conway, 201108, died 23/03/1918, age 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4th Bn. Arras Memorial. Son of Henry and Ellen Conway, of Tŷ Mawr Cottage, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Harry Dent Crompton, Second Lieutenant, died 04/12/1916, age 21. Royal Flying Corps 4th Sqdn. and Royal Field Artillery. Buried at Contay British Cemetery, Contay.  Son of John and Sennie Crompton, of Lytham, Lancs. Formerly served with West Lancashire Brigade.soldier icon
  • Daniel Davies, 13484, died 22/03/1918, age 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 9th Bn. Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal. Memorial: Arras Memorial, France. Son of the late Daniel and Catherine Davies, of Sunny Side, Llewelyn Road, Colwyn Bay; husband of Jane Davies, of 24, Sydney Street, Flint.
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  • David William Davies, 59699, died 31/07/1917, age 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 17th Bn. Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of Jane West, of 23, Park Road, Colwyn Bay.
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  • John Templeton Davies, Lance Corporal 2626, died 30/09/1916, age 20. Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 55th Bn. Buried at Y Farm Military Cemetery,Bois-Grenier,France. Son of John and Mary Davies, of Dulas House, Cadwgan Avenue, Old Colwyn. Native of Llanddulas.
  • Owain Glyndwr (Wilfred) Davies, Lance Corporal, 93642, died 03/11/1918, age 19. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Bn. Buried at Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, Montay. Son of Rev David Morgan Davies BA and Rose Morgan Davies, of Kirkland, 12 Rhiw Road,Colwyn Bay.
  • Samuel Thomas Davies, 15147, died 16/08/1916, age 25. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10th Bn. Memorial Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of John and Ellen Davies, of Pen-y-mynydd Upper, Colwyn Bay.
  • Thomas Davies, Rifleman 374832, died 28/03/1918, age 19. London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) 8th Bn. posted to London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade). Arras Memorial, France. Son of George and Sarah Davies, of 3 Avon Terrace, Rhiw Bank Avenue, Colwyn Bay.
  • William Davies, Rifleman 374831, died 23/09/1917, age 19. London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) 2nd/8th Bn. Buried at Dozinghem  Military Cemetery, Belgium. Brother of Annie Davies, of 8 Laburnum Terrace, Troedyrhiw, Glamorgan. Native of Colwyn Bay.
  • William Davies, Leading Stoker K/4247. Died 31/05/1916. Royal Navy - HMS Invincible. Plymouth Naval Memorial.
  • William Salisbury Davies, Sapper, 62791, died 26/08/1921, age 28. Royal Engineers 124th Field Coy. Buried at Colwyn Bay (Bronynant) Cemetery. Son of David and Sarah Davies, of Bryn Clwys, 74 Grove Park, Colwyn Bay. Not listed onColwyn Bay war memorial (unless he was the W Davies above).
  • JH Deeley, Corporal, 5357, died 16/08/1917, age 25.Manchester Regiment 11th Bn. Buried at NewIrish Farm Cemetery. Son of Joseph Deeley, of Flixten, Manchester; husband of Mabel Deeley, of Athiel, Rhos Road, Rhos-on-Sea. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
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  • Robert Gerald Edgar, Captain, died 04/06/1915, age 30. Manchester Regiment 1st/6th Bn. Buried at Redoubt Cemetery, Helles. Son of Robert Ashburn Edgar and Emma Edgar, of Cefn y Mynach, Llandrillo-yn-Rhos, Colwyn Bay.
  • Charles Edwards, Company Quartermaster Serjeant 23046. Died 22/06/1917 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Bard Cottage Cemetery. Son of Charles and Sarah Edwards, of Plasnewydd Lodge, Ruabon. Worked at WH Smith and Son, Penrhyn Road.
  • Edward Edwards, Private, 17420, died, 19/06/1916, age 20. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 13th Bn. Buried at Calais SouthernCemetery,France. Son of Edward and Jane Edwards, of 6 Victor Road, Colwyn Bay.
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  • Richard Edwards, Private, 25897, 22/02/1916. Welsh Regiment 17th Bn. Buried at Old Colwyn Non-Conformist Cemetery
  • Wilfred Edwards, 4780, died 20/07/1916, age 24. Royal Fusiliers 20th Bn. Memorial Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of William and Annette Edwards, of Hatherlon,Colwyn Bay.
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  • Noel Everard Evans, Second Lieutenant, died 11/11/1918, age 19. Royal Field Artillery 121st Bty. 27th Bde. Buried at St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France. Son of the Rev Enoch Evans and Violet Everard Evans, of Whinside, Hindhead, Surrey.soldier icon
  • Norman Emrys Evans, Second Lieutenant, died 03/10/1916, age 23 South Lancashire Regiment 2nd Bn. Buried at Puchevillers British Cemetery, France. Son of the Rev. and Mrs Owen Evans, of Wylfa, Wynnstay Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • Robert Rowland Evans, 21404, died 30/07/1916, age 35. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 19th Bn. Buried at Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont ,France. Son of Mr and Mrs Robert Curry Evans, of Rhyl; husband of Gladys Evans, of Clasdir, Colwyn Crescent, Rhos, Colwyn Bay.
  • Walter Evans, Corporal, M2/053041, died 07/02/1919, age 26. Royal Army Service Corps 59th Div. M.T. Coy. Buried at Colwyn Bay (Bronynant) Cemetery. Son of Lewis and Jane E. Evans, of "Nythfa,"Bretenham Road,ColwynBay.
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  • John Foster, 1357, died detween 07/08/1915 and 12/08/1915, age 26. Australian Infantry AIF 3rd Bn. Memorial Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey. Son of Charles and Jane Foster, of 4 Grange Road, Colwyn Bay.