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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

  • AJ Salt, 240970, died 09/03/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried at Jerusalem War Cemetery
  • George Frederick Sherry, Lance Corporal 47077, died 30/10/1918, age 24. Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Bn. Buried atPommereuil British Cemetery, France. Son of Walter Ingram Sherry and Eliza Ann Sherry, of Maycroft, King's Road, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Charles Albert Shingler, Rifleman 375971, died 25/07/1918, age 18. London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) 8th Bn. Memorial Pozieres Memorial, France. Son of William Edward S and Mary Catherine Shingler, of Penrhos, Elwy Rd, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay.
  • Arthur William Smale, 5157, died 19/10/1916, age 24. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/10th Bn. Buried at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium. Son of Hannah and Joseph Smale, of The Hollies, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • Norman Leonard Smyth, died 03/05/1917, age 41. Royal Fusiliers 9th Bn. Arras Memorial, France. Son of Thomas Henry and Mary Edith Smyth, of Brantwood, Conway Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • Arthur Sproston, Serjeant 23059, died 16/08/1916, age 29. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10th Bn. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs William Sproston, of 57 Welholme Road, Grimsby; husband of Margaret Maud Sproston, of 10 Hulme Terrace, Grange Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • Arthur Lewis Stafford, 67273, died 05/02/1920, age 19. Welsh Regiment 52nd Bn. Buried at ColwynBay (Bronynant) Cemetery
  • Harold Starkey, 7295, died 01/07/1916, age 29.Manchester Regiment 18th Bn. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial. Son of Joseph Ellam Starkey, of Dingle Hill, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
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  • Fred Sumners, Lance Corporal 8166, died 28/04/1916, age 33. Worcestershire Regiment 3rd Bn. Memorial Arras Memorial.Son of Fred and Harriet Sumners, of New Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Worcs; husband of Minnie Sumners of The Central Hotel, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Harold Hammersley Sweetmore, Driver 29827, died 26/02/1915, age 18. Royal Field Artillery "C" Bty. 92nd Bde. Buried at Longsdon (St.Chad) Churchyard. Son of James andLydia Sweetmore, of The Mount, Dinerth Road, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay. Born at Longsdon. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • A C Tetley, Second Lieutenant. Died 07/06/1917. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Buried Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium. Was a member of Colwyn Bay Golf Club.
  • Frederick Noel Tetley, Second Lieutenant. Died 27/09/1918 aged 19. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Buried Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery. Son of Calvert Greenwood Tetley and Mary Annie Tetley of Maesteg, Russell House, Rhyl. Educated Arvon House School, Colwyn Bay.
  • Albert Edward Thomas, 12522, died 25/09/1915. King's Shropshire Light Infantry 6th Bn. Buried at Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie. Son of Mr H Thomas, of Bryn Rhedyn, Upper Colwyn Bay.
  • Ezekiel Thomas, Private 92077. Died 10/10/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Grangegorman Military Cemetery. Ezekiel died when RMS Leinster was torpedoed by a German submarine while bound for Holyhead. He was on his way back home to Colwyn Bay to attend his father’s funeral. He formerly worked at Glyn Farm, Colwyn Bay, and was married with one child.
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  • Llewellyn Thomas, 45177, died 24/07/1918, age 30. Royal Army Medical Corps, 103rd Field Amb. Buried at Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, France. Husband of Mary E Thomas, of 17 Belgrave Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • Wallace Thomas, 53923, died 04/05/1917, age 24. Royal Welsh Fusiliers "A" Coy. 1st Bn. Memorial: Arras Memorial. Son of Jonah and Ellen Thomas of 67 Park Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • WH Tunstall, Rifleman, 553666, died 08/04/1917, age 36. London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles) 1st/16th Bn. Buried atWarlincourtHalteBritishCemetery, Saulty, France. Son of Henry Tunstall, of High Leigh, Knutsford, Cheshire; husband of Dorothy Tunstall, of 15 Greenfield Road, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Josiah Turner, 16005, died 24/09/1918, age 31. King's Shropshire Light Infantry 10th Bn. Buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. Son of Josiah and Anna Turner, of Stoke-on-Trent; husband of Florence Maude Turner, of 7 Lyndhurst Terrace, Grange Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • Eric Walter Tyrer, 1126, died 29/08/1916, age 24. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 15th Bn. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial,France. Son of the Rev. Frank and Mrs EIW Tyrer, of Carlton House, Princes Drive, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • David Hoggett Warnes, Lieutenant. Died 10/06/1917 aged 42. Royal Field Artillery. Buried Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery. Son of William and Ann Warnes of Norfolk House, Colwyn Bay.
  • Thomas David Whitley, 59503, died 17/12/1918, age 26. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 60th Bn. Buried at Ramleh War Cemetery. Son of Mr Thomas Williams Whitley and Mrs Mary Grace Whitley (formerly Davies) of Colwyn Bay.
  • Craven Wilkinson, Bombardier 106670, died 21/07/1917, age 38. Royal Garrison Artillery 351st Siege Bty. Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium. Husband of Eleanor Wilkinson, of Westlands, Francis   Avenue, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.
  • Catherine (or Katherine) Williams, Staff Nurse, W/969, died 04/08/1919, age 38. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service, 2nd Reserve. Buried at Bron-y-nant Cemetery, Colwyn Bay. Daughter of Mrs Elizabeth Williams, of Cambria, Abergele Road,ColwynBay.
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  • Evan Rowland Williams, 2162, died 29/11/1915, age 20. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 5th Bn. Memorial Helles Memorial. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Williams, of Tan Rallt Isa Mochdre.
  • Frederick Williams, 5773, died 19/07/1918, age 18. Welsh Guards 2nd Reserve Bn. Buried at Colwyn Bay (Bronynant) Cemetery. Son of Frederick and Kate Williams, of Preswylfa, Wynnstay Road, Colwyn Bay.
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  • Owen Pritchard Williams, Private 53823. Died 30/03/1918. The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Buried Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery. Of 10 Errington Terrace.
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  • Robert Ivor Williams, Private 54769. Died 10/04/1917 aged 21. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Essex Farm Cemetery. Son of Robert Williams of Park Road. Worked at Cartmell’s Restaurant before the war.
  • Robert Thomas Williams, Sapper, 221975, died 20/10/1917, age 33. Royal Engineers, Guards Div. Signal Coy. Buried atDozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. Son of John and Margaret Williams, of Ocean View, Meirion Gardens, Colwyn Bay.
  • Thomas Williams, 1107, died 09/08/1918, age 29. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. Buried at Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Son of William and Eleanor Williams, of Hyfrydle, 17 Greenfield Road, Colwyn Bay.
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  • William Williams, 46535, died 22/03/1918, age 37. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 16th Coy. Memorial Pozieres Memorial. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Williams, of 59 Park Road, Colwyn Bay.
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  • William Edwin Williams, 145190, died 05/01/1919. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Buried at Colwyn Bay (Bronynant) Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs John Williams, of Rose Brae, Rhiw Road. Two brothers also served.Link Icon to fallen soldier page
  • William Morris Williams, 345389, 02/11/1917, age 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 24th Bn. Buried at Beersheba War Cemetery,Israel &Palestine. Son of Mrs Margaret Williams, of Nant Lodge, The Dingle, Colwyn Bay.
  • AN Wills, Captain, died 07/03/1918, age 30. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st/5th Bn. Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Son of Henry and Katherine Wills, of 8, Cleveland Place West, Bath, and of Colwyn Bay. Born Loughborough, Leicestershire.
  • J Wilson, Trooper 2025254, died 07/07/1918, age 27. Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians). Buried at Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme, France. Son of William and Elizabeth Wilson, of Carlisle; husband of Mrs G Wilson, of Eis Wen Road, Colwyn Bay.
  • John Alfred Wilson, 5659, died 12/03/1915, age 28. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Bn. Le Touret Memorial. Son of the late Aaron and Margaret Wilson, of Belvedere, East Parade,ColwynBay; husband of Annie Edwards (formerlyWilson), of Ardenen, Fairmount, Old Colwyn.
  • Henry George Wright, Gunner 112529. Died 01/03/1917 aged 32. Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Son of Mrs Connoll of 98, Prince Edwin Street, Liverpool.
  • Joseph Eric Young, Serjeant 5997, died 20/07/1916, age 30. Royal Fusiliers 20th Bn. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial. Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Young, of Woodroyde, St George's Road, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay. Not named on Colwyn Bay war memorial.