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Below are details of local people who lost their lives during the Second World War and the Falklands conflict

Second World War

Falklands conflict

 

 

 

Second World War

  • Abell, Eric Evan, Lance Serjeant 6016672. Died 06/06/1944 aged 25. Dorsetshire Regiment. Buried Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of John and of Catherine Abell of Kensington, London.
  • Abbitt, Gwilym, Shipwright 5th Class D/MX.90788. Died 23/10/1943 aged 20. Royal Navy - HMS Charybdis. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Robert and Mary Abbitt.
  • Anthony, Roy, Fusilier 4195460. Died 19/08/1944 aged 24. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery. Son of Louisa Anthony.
  • Ball, George Mark, Leading Aircraftman 1005091. Died 29/06/1943. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Ambon War Cemetery. Lived at 23 Moreton Road, Holyhead.
  • Ball, Robert Mark, Assistant Steward. Died 01/06/1940 aged 49. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of Catherine Ball.
  • Barton, Arthur Reginald, Junior Engineer Officer. Died 07/12/1943 aged 35. Merchant Navy - SS Ceramic (Southampton). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Edgar and Elizabeth Barton; husband of Annette Victoria Barton.
  • Bateman, Arnold Wilson, Master. Died 18/01/1940 aged 55. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Buried Holyhead (St. Seiriol) Churchyard. Son of John and Elizabeth Bateman; husband of Annie Elizabeth Bateman, of Holyhead. Not named on Holyhead cenotaph.
  • Bidmead, Arthur, Corporal EX/1043. Died 06/08/1944 aged 25. Royal Marines. Buried La Delivrande War Cemetery.
  • Bond, William Walter, Telegraphist D/KX 163774. Died 29/03/1942 aged 19. Royal Navy - HMS Trinidad. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Walter and Margaret Jane Bond.
  • Brown, Fredrick Gilbert, Able Seaman. Died 25/08/1940 aged 31. Merchant Navy – SS Fircrest. Tower Hill Memorial. Lived at 8 Wynne Street, Holyhead.
  • Brown, William Robert, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 253989. Died 21/12/1941 aged 20. Royal Navy - HMS Ulster Queen. Buried Holyhead (St Seiriol) Churchyard. Son of Francis William and Elsie Brown.
  • Butt, Gordon Robert, Private 4202204. Died 18/07/1943 aged 23. Durham Light Infantry Buried Catania War Cemetery. Son of Edward Thomas Butt and Mary Butt.
  • Chamberlain, John Griffith, Trimmer. Died 01/06/1940 aged 25. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial.
  • Davies, Edwin, Fireman. Died 25/09/1942 aged 32. Merchant Navy - SS Boston. Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Robert Davies and ME Davies.
  • Devonald, Owen Edward, Chief Engineer Officer. Died 01/06/1940 aged 60. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of John and Catherine Devonald.
  • Doughty, Edward N. Trimmer. Died 01/06/1940 aged 19. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of William and Sophia Ellen Doughty; grandson of Catherine Ellen Williams.
  • Edwards, Richard, Sergeant 1853863. Died 28/05/1944 aged 31. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Baisy-Thy Communal Cemetery. Son of Richard and Annie Edwards.
  • Evans, David John, Seaman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 62. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of David and Sarah Evans; husband of Mary Radford Evans.              
  • Evans, Eric, Sergeant 2204517. Died 12/10/1944 aged 19. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of Isaac and Edith Evans.
  • Evans, Hugh Griffiths, Bombardier 4187969. Died 18/08/1944 aged 36. Royal Artillery. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Hugh John and Annie Evans; husband of Ellen Evans.
  • Evans, Robert, Lance Serjeant 2733991. Died 08/09/1944 aged 28. Welsh Guards. Leopoldsburg War Cemetery. Son of Robert and Fanny Evans; husband of Margaret Evans.
  • Fields, John, Private 4194158. Died 15/08/1944 aged 23. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2nd Bn. St Charles De Percy War Cemetery, France. Lived at Alderley Cottage, Holyhead.
  • Gale, Anthony, Lieutenant 07/06/1944 aged 23. Royal Marines, No. 45 R.M. Commando. Tilly-Sur-Seulles War Cemetery. Son of Bertram Archibald and Florence Georgena Gale, of Oxshott, Surrey. Lived at The Point, Rhoscolyn.
  • Gannon, Thomas C. Assistant Steward. Died 29/10/1942 aged 28. Merchant Navy - MV Abosso (Liverpool). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Thomas and Susannah Gannon.
  • Gibbs, Howell Dennis, Leading Cook LT/MX 87435. Died 30/03/1945. Royal Naval Patrol Service - HM Drifter High Tide. Lowestoft Naval Memorial. Husband of Greta Gibbs.
  • Green, Humphrey Ralph, Sergeant 1381429. Died 09/02/1943 aged 22. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Alamein Memorial. Son of Ernest Ralph and Annie Green.
  • Griffith, Edward Owen, Flying Officer 159139. Died 05/04/1945 aged 35. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Roland and Ellen Griffith; husband of Elsie Griffith.
  • Griffith, Gladys Gaynor, Wren 94347. Died 09/05/1944 aged 24. Women's Royal Naval Service - HMS Glendower. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Daughter of William and Margaret Ann Griffiths.
  • Griffith, William Thomas, Seaman LT/JX 203806. Died 25/12/1943 aged 28. Royal Naval Patrol Service - H.M. Trawler. Lowestoft Naval Memorial. Son of Lewis and Grace Griffiths; husband of Elizabeth Griffiths.
  • Hawkins, John H. Greaser. Died 01/06/1940 aged 59. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of William and Elizabeth Hawkins; husband of Maud Mary Hawkins of Holyhead.
  • Hodgson, Christopher, Seaman LT/JX 203812. Died 06/01/1944 aged 43. Royal Naval Patrol Service - HM Trawler Wallasea. Lowestoft Naval Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs C Hodgson, of Holyhead; husband of Olga Hodgson.
  • Hughes, David Llewellyn, Private 7592283. Died 02/12/1941 aged 27. Royal Army Ordnance Corps Buried Tobruk War Cemetery. Son of Robert Henry and Ellen Hughes.
  • Hughes, David Richard, Able Seaman, Merchant Navy. Trinity Service. Died 26/03/1940. Liver at Ross Trevor, Station Street, Holyhead.
  • Hughes, Harry, Leading Stoker D/KX 88238. Died 16/05/1942. Royal Navy - HMS Wallace. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Lived at Glasfryn, Gors Avenue, Holyhead.
  • Hughes, Hugh, Seaman, Merchant Navy. Died 13/10/1941. Lived at 11 Cybi Place, Holyhead.
  • Hughes, Hugh, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 60. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of Anne Ellen Hughes.
  • Hughes, Thomas Idwell, Sergeant 1684906. Died 30/07/1943 aged 20. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Hamburg Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Rebecca Hughes.
  • Hughes, Thomas Parry, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 26. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Griffith and Elizabeth Ann Hughes.
  • Hughes, Thomas William, Able Seaman. Died 08/12/1940 aged 24. Merchant Navy - SS Empire Jaguar. Tower Hill Memorial. Lived at 5 British Terrace, Holyhead.
  • Hughes, William, Steward. Died 05/06/1940 aged 46. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Husband of Margaret Hughes.
  • Jones, Alun Pierce, Gunner 909510. Died 12/09/1944 aged 24. Royal Artillery. Singapore Memorial. Son of Owen and Maggie Jones of Holyhead. Not named on Holyhead cenotaph.
  • Jones, David Arthur, Seaman LT/JX243113. Died 21/12/1943 aged 25. Royal Naval Patrol Service - HMS Stella Canopus. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of William and Mary Elizabeth Jones.
  • Jones, David Ivor, Private 14594387. Died 26/05/1944 aged 28. The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 1st Bn. Kohima War Cemetery. Of Tyddyn Lantern, Holyhead.
  • Jones, David R. Signalman D/JX 155692. Died 21/04/1941 aged 23. Royal Navy - HMS Drake. Buried Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery. Son of Richard and Katie Jones.
  • Jones, Ernest, Seaman. Died 16/11/1939. Merchant Navy – SS Flying Kite. Of 13 Kingsland, Holyhead.
  • Jones, Edwin James, Fourth Engineer Officer. Died 01/06/1940 aged 60. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of William E and Susannah Jones; husband of Margaret Jones, of Gillingham, Kent.
  • Jones, Eric Lloyd, Steward. Died 25/02/1943 aged 21. Merchant Navy – SS Manchester Merchant (Manchester). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Evan and Jane Jones, of Kingsland, Holyhead.
  • Jones, Ernest Tatam, Sergeant 981144. Died 04/11/1942 aged 22. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Malta Memorial. Son of Ernest and Katherine Jones.
  • Jones, Hugh, Stoker 2nd Class P/KX 127100. Died 25/11/1941 aged 27. Royal Navy – HMS Barham. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial. Son of Edward and Mary Jones; husband of Mair Jones.
  • Jones, Hywel, Sergeant 638275. Died 26/10/1940 aged 19. Royal Air Force. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Church Cemetery. Son of Owen and Frances K. Jones.
  • Jones, Hugh Douglas, Refrigeration Engineer. Died 14/01/1943. Merchant Navy – SS Akaroa. Of 5 Water Street, Holyhead.
  • Jones, Harry Griffith, Fourth Engineer Officer. Died 26/02/1942 aged 30. Merchant Navy – SS Manchester Merchant. Tower Hill Memorial. Of 54 Market Street, Holyhead.
  • Jones, Idris John, Ordinary Seaman C/JX 353006. Died 07/02/1943. Royal Navy – HMLCI (L). Chatham Naval Memorial. Son of Richard and Annie E. Jones of Holyhead.
  • John Henry, Warrant Officer Class II C.S.M. 2759083. Died 21/01/1943 aged 26. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 7th Bn. Tripoli War Cemetery. Son of Owen John and Ann Ellen Jones. Lived at 1 Park Street, Holyhead.
  • Jones, Norman E. Cadet 01/02/1942 aged 15. Merchant Navy - SS Tacoma Star (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of David and Harriet Jones.
  • Jones, Owen, Seaman D/X 21064A. Died 11/10/1943. Royal Naval Reserve - HMS Hythe. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Thomas Richard and Annie Jones.
  • Jones, Owen, Fusilier 4193646. Died 06/05/1944 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Bn. Kohima War Cemetery. Of 44 Maes y Dref, Holyhead.
  • Jones, Owen Emmanuel, Chief Officer. Died 24/07/1941 aged 48. Merchant Navy - SS Macon (Liverpool). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Humphrey and Ellen Jones; husband of Margaret Jones.
  • Jones, Rice Owen, Master. Died 30/12/1942 aged 46. Merchant Navy - SS Umgeni (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Rice William and Catherine Jones; husband of Margaret Mary Jones.
  • Jones, Richard, Seaman P/X 20159A. Died 24/05/1941 aged 22. Royal Naval Reserve - HMS Hood. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Richard Charles and Margaret Maud Jones.
  • Jones, Robert Leslie, Assistant Steward. Died 07/12/1942 aged 21. Merchant Navy - SS Ceramic (Southampton). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of William and Dorothy Jones.
  • Jones, Robert Thomas, Able Seaman. Died 29/03/1945 aged 44. Merchant Navy - SS Orama (Barrow). Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Church Cemetery. Nephew of Catherine Morris.
  • Jones, Tegwyn, Private 4201026. Died 05/12/1941 aged 21. Worcestershire Regiment. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of Owen Robert and Margaret Jones.
  • Jones, Thomas Goronwy, Telegraphist D/JX 341296. Died 04/07/1943 aged 20. Royal Navy - HMS Bland. Buried Cavalla Plantation Cemetery. Son of Jack and Margaret Jones.
  • Jones, William, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 56. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of William and Margaret Jones; Husband of Lilian Jones.
  • Jones, William Henry, Third Officer. Died 18/12/1940 aged 33. Merchant Navy - SS Cambria (London). Buried Holyhead (St Seiriol) Churchyard. Son of Henry and Kate Jones; husband of Mary Blodwen Jones.
  • Kleiser, Joseph Richard, Engineman LT/KX 130912. Died 19/09/1943 aged 28. Royal Naval Patrol Service - HMBY Minesweeper 2019. Lowestoft Naval Memorial. Son of Joseph and Margaret Kleiser.
  • Langhorne, Stanley Barrington, Signalman 2370390. Died 25/08/1942 aged 38. Royal Corps of Signals. Buried Kirkee War Cemetery. Son of Charles and Dorothy Langhorne; husband of Lily Mary Langhorne of Kingsland.
  • Lawson, James, Sapper 4206463. Died 17/06/1943 aged 32. Royal Engineers. Brookwood Memorial. Son of James Lawson and husband of Esther Lawson.
  • Lewis, Llewellyn Madoc, Able Seaman H1126. Died 11/03/1941 aged 28. Royal Australian Naval Reserve - HMAS Australia. Buried Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery. Son of William and Elizabeth Lewis.
  • Lewis, Thomas Douglas, Gunner 1492458. Died 27/09/1943 aged 25. Royal Artillery 7 Coast Regt. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery. Of 2 Cybi Place.
  • Lewis, William Hugh, Private 4202646. Died 14/06/1944 aged 29. Durham Light Infantry. Buried Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of John and Jane Ann Lewis.
  • Moore, Malcom, Engine Room Artificer 5th Class D/MX. 68760. Died 31/03/1941 aged 21. Royal Navy - HMS Bonaventure. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Percy and Annie Moore.
  • Morris, Glynne Alun, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 34. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Hugh Richard and Mary Catherine Morris; husband of G Morris.
  • Myddleton, Edward John, Lance Serjeant 2735739. Died 19/08/1944 aged 27. Welsh Guards. Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Nephew of Elizabeth Martin.
  • Newton, George Reginald, Third Engineer Officer. Died 19/07/1940 aged 50. Merchant Navy - SS Pearlmoor. Tower Hill Memorial. Of Homelea, Walthew Avenue, Holyhead.
  • Noble, William, Gunner 1771275. Died 02/10/1942 aged 31. Royal Artillery. Buried El Alamein War Cemetery. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Noble.
  • Owen, Edwin, Gunner 14513647, Died 20/09/1944 aged 20. Royal Artillery. Buried Leopoldsburg War Cemetery. Son of David and Maria Owen.
  • Owen, Glyn, Gunner 1493336. Died between 01/10/1942 and 02/10/1942 aged 24. Royal Artillery 8 Coast Regt. Sai Wan Memorial. Son of HE and Mary Owen. Lived at 6 Cybi Place, Holyhead.
  • Owen, Gordon Duncan McMahon, Sergeant 1379669. Died 15/08/1943 aged 26. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Ben M'sik European Cemetery. Son of Edwin and Emma Owen.
  • Owen, Hugh Humphrey, Able Seaman. Died 25/08/1940 aged 20. Merchant Navy - SS Fircrest (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Annie Owen.
  • Owen, Robert, Chief Engineer Officer. Died 24/11/1940 aged 56. Merchant Navy - SS Preserver (London). Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of John and Catherine Owen; husband of Jane Owen.
  • Owen, Thomas, Pantryman. Died 28/08/1942 aged 30. Merchant Navy - SS San Fabian. Tower Hill Memorial. Son of David and Mary Owen, of Holyhead. Lived at 15 Station Street.
  • Owen, William Eric, Private T/293157. Died 15/07/1945 aged 23. Royal Army Service Corps. Buried Ancona War Cemetery. Son of William Robert and Maggie Ellen Owen.
  • Owen, William Henry, Greaser. Died 09/06/1940 aged 64. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of David and Martha Owen; husband of Harriet Owen.
  • Owens, Idris, Air Mechanic (E) 1st Class FX/75103. Died 08/08/1941 aged 26. Royal Navy - HMS Daedalus. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of Owen and Mary Owens of Holyhead; husband of Nora Owens of Holyhead.
  • Parry, John, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 56. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia. Tower Hill Memorial. Lived at 48 Wynne Street, Holyhead.
  • Parry, Morris, Seaman P/X 7295C. Died 10/08/1941 aged 39. Royal Naval Reserve - HMS Snapdragon. Buried Kirkee War Cemetery. Son of John and Margaret Parry; husband of Kate Parry.
  • Parry, Morris Hugh, Seaman P/X 7295C. Died 10/08/1941 aged 39. Royal Naval Reserve -  HMS Snapdragon. Kirkee War Cemetery. Son of John and Margaret Parry; husband of Kate A Parry, of Holyhead. Lived at 112 London Road.
  • Penn, Brinley James, Corporal 5193766. Died 09/06/1944 aged 21. Gloucestershire Regiment. Buried Bayeux War Cemetery. Nephew of WJ Parry.
  • Penstone, James Anthony, Third Engineer Officer. Died 18/11/1939 aged 35. Merchant Navy - SS Pilar De Larrinaga (Liverpool). Buried Holyhead (St. Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery. Son of James  Penstone and Elizabeth Penstone, of Upper Bebington, Cheshire; husband of Mary Penston of Holyhead.
  • Pritchard, Charles Edward, Lance Corporal 14339527. Died 06/09/1945 aged 21. The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 1st Bn. Rangoon Memorial. Lived at 26 Greenfield Terrace, Holyhead.
  • Pritchard, Hugh, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 50. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial.
  • Pritchard, Hugh Henry, Guardsman 2734413. Died 30/05/1940 aged 23. Welsh Guards. Buried West Cappel Churchyard. Son of Evan Henry and Jane Ellen Pritchard of Kingsland.
  • Pritchard, Richard John, Leading Seaman P/X 18981A. Died 24/02/1941 aged 28. Royal Naval Reserve - HMS Manistee. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Robert and Margaret Pritchard; husband of Eleanor Pritchard.
  • Propert, Frederick Bartram, Leading Seaman C/JX 142987. Died 26/03/1942 aged 22. Royal Navy HMS Legion. Chatham Naval Memorial. Son of William and Florence Mary Propert of Redland, Gloucestershire.
  • Prytherch, Emyr, Private 13045853. Died 07/08/1940 aged 26. Pioneer Corps. Buried Doohooma Catholic Graveyard. Son of John and Margaret Prytherch.
  • Reese, G. E. POSSIBLY George Edward, Trooper 7905391. Died 17/06/1940 aged 21. Royal Armoured Corps. Buried Les Moutiers-En-Retz Communal Cemetery. Son of George Edward and Dorothy Reese of West Derby, Liverpool.
  • Rees, Thomas Kenneth, Flying Officer 46817. Died 20/06/1942 aged 25. Royal Air Force. Buried Holyhead (St. Seiriol) Churchyard. Son of Serjeant John Herbert Rees, Royal Welch Fusiliers (died on active service, 20/07/1917) and Maud Rees; husband of Olwen Agnes Rees of Leicester.
  • Reynolds, David Raymond Nicholas, Flight Sergeant1074002. Died 25/05/1943 aged 21. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Pende Churchyard. Son of William and Jessie Anne Reynolds.
  • Reynolds, Thomas Goodwyn Nicholas, Seaman. Died 11/01/1940. Merchant Navy – Trinity House Vessel Vestal. He was in the launch to THV Vestal, trying to deliver supplies to Eddystone Lighthouse, near Plymouth, when the launch was lost. He lived at 17 Cambrian Street, Holyhead, and was engaged to Olive Matthews of Cowes, Isle of Wight.
  • Richards, Howell, Leading Aircraftman 1249740. Died 10/08/1944 aged 23. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Bari War Cemetery. Son of Hugh and Lily Richards.
  • Roberts, Glyn, Fusilier 4204899. Died 19/11/1943 aged 24. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Kirkee War Cemetery.
  • Roberts, Hugh Richard, Private 4191467. Died 05/12/1940 aged 25. South Wales Borderers. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of John and Elizabeth Roberts; husband of Mary Roberts.
  • Roberts, Owen John, Third Refrigerator Engineer. Died 19/08/1941 aged 47. Merchant Navy - SS Duquesa (Liverpool). Buried Becklingen War Cemetery. Son of Owen and Elizabeth Roberts; husband of Marion Valentine Roberts.
  • Roberts, Owen, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 49. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London).Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of Ellen Roberts.
  • Roberts, Richard H, Second Engineer Officer. Died 01/06/1940 aged 53. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Richard and Martha Roberts; husband of Gwladys Roberts.
  • Roberts, Robert John, Fireman. Died 21/10/1940 aged 47. Merchant Navy - SS Cambria (London). Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Husband of Mary Roberts.
  • Roberts, Thomas Frederick, Able Seaman D/JX 339733. Died 06/11/1947 aged 24. Royal Navy. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Church Cemetery. Son of Richard and Alice Elizabeth Roberts.
  • Roberts, Trevor, Leading Aircraftman 1072061. Died 19/06/1942 aged 33. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of John and Elizabeth Roberts; husband of Mary Jane Roberts.
  • Roberts, William Henry, Seaman LT/JX 217737. Died 18/12/1942 aged 26. Royal Naval Patrol Service- HMS Pekin. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Roberts.
  • Roberts, William James Gordon, Apprentice. Died 02/12/1940 aged 16. Merchant Navy - SS Victoria City (Bideford). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of William and Ethel Elizabeth Roberts.
  • Rowlands, Owen, First Radio Officer. Died 14/05/1941 aged 33. Merchant Navy - M.V. Cape Horn (Glasgow). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Evan and Kathleen Rowlands; husband of Netta Mary Rowlands. Half-brother of Robert Rowlands, below.
  • Rowlands, Robert, Deck Hand. Died 22/07/1940 aged 48. Naval Auxiliary Personnel (Merchant Navy) - HMS Campina. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Husband of Ellen Rowlands. His son, Robert Lewis Rowland, also died on active service – see below.
  • Rowlands, Robert  Lewis, Able Seaman. 07/11/1941 aged 22. Merchant Navy - M.V. Nottingham (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Deck Hand Robert Rowlands, Naval Auxiliary Personnel (M.N), died on active service 22 July, 1940, and Ellen Rowlands.
  • Rowley, David, Mate. Died 30/03/1945 aged 34. Merchant Navy - H.M. Drifter High Tide. Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Husband of E. Rowley.
  • Shergo, Samuel, Able Seaman D/JX 142746. Died 06/01/1943 aged 35. Royal Navy - HMS Avalon. St John's Anglican Cemetery, Canada. Son of Samuel and Louisa Shergo.
  • Shewry, Mabel Florence Ethel, Aircraftwoman 1st Class 453647. Died 25/03/1946 aged 26. Women's Auxiliary Air Force. Buried St. Margaret (Upper Stratton) Cemetery. Daughter of Frederick and Mabel  Shewry of Holyhead. Not named on Holyhead cenotaph.
  • Starling, Abraham, Fusilier 4191468. Died 12/08/1945 aged 34. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Delhi War Cemetery. Son of Frederick and Mary Starling; husband of Emily Starling.
  • Sullivan, John James, Able Seaman. Died 19/08/1944 aged 22. Merchant Navy -  SS Wayfarer. Tower Hill Memorial. Lived at 12 Tara Street, Holyhead.
  • Taylor, Thomas John, Cook. Died 30/03/1945 aged 51. Merchant Navy - Drifter High Tide. Tower Hill Memorial. Lived at 28 Tara Street.
  • Thomas, Owen, Steward 01/06/1940 aged 56. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of Alice Thomas.
  • Thomas, Owen, Pantryman. Died 28/08/1942 aged 30. Merchant Navy - SS San Fabian (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of David and Mary Owen of Holyhead. Not named on Holyhead cenotaph.
  • Thomas, Richard, Fireman. Died 01/02/1940. Merchant Navy. Lived at 14 Rhos y Gaer Avenue.
  • Thomas, Roy, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 416194. Died 24/10/1943 aged 19. Royal Navy - HMS Eclipse. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of David and Annie Thomas.
  • Thomas, Robert Henry, Able Seaman D/JX 345756. Died 08/06/1944 aged 20. Royal Navy - HMLCI (L) 105. Mentioned in Despatches. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Hugh and Jennie Thomas.
  • Waring, Norman Richard, Flying Officer, Air Bomber 154092. Died 12/12/1944. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 195 Sqdn. Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Son of Samuel and Ellen R Waring, of Caernarvon. Lived at 1 Summer Hill, Holyhead.
  • Whincup, William George, Able Seaman. Died 10/08/1942 aged 22. Merchant Navy - M.V. Richmond Castle (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of George and Sarah Whincup.
  • Whittall, Arthur Edward, Sergeant 1084397. Died 15/05/1943. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Malta Memorial. Son of Herbert and Jane Whittall.
  • Williams, Emrys, Private 4202174. Died 11/03/1942 aged 27. Gloucestershire Regiment. 1st Bn. Rangoon Memorial. Lived at 10 Maes y Haf, Holyhead.
  • Williams, Edward G, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 53. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Griffith and Elizabeth Williams; husband of Catherine Williams.
  • Williams, George, Sergeant 1498579. Died 01/12/1942. Royal Air Force Volunteer. Buried  Holyhead (St Seiriol) Churchyard. Son of Thomas and Mary E Williams.
  • Williams, Hugh, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 38. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Hugh and Mary Williams, of Holyhead; husband of AE Williams of Holyhead. Not named on Holyhead cenotaph.
  • Williams, John, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 63. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of Jane Williams.
  • Williams, John, Seaman. Died 08/12/1940. Merchant Navy - SS Ocean Victory. Lived at 38 Wynne Street, Holyhead.
  • Williams, John Henry, Greaser. Died 01/06/1940 aged 62. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of John Henry and Elizabeth Williams.
  • Williams, Owen, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 31. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of M. K. Williams.
  • Williams, Owen Henry, Fireman. Died 01/06/1940 aged 31. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia. Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of MK Williams, of Holyhead. Lived at 35 Vulcan Street, Holyhead.
  • Williams, Richard John, Fireman and Trimmer. Died 13/06/1940 aged 46. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Buried Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Jane Williams; husband of Catherine Ellen Williams.
  • Williams, Robert William, Steward 21/06/1940 aged 36. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Jane Williams; husband of Gwladys May Williams of Kingland.
  • Williams, Robert, Able Seaman. Died 29/10/1942 aged 26. Canadian Merchant Navy - SS Bic Island (Montreal). Halifax Memorial. Son of Owen Williams of Holyhead. Not named on Holyhead cenotaph.
  • Williams, Ronald, Telegraphist D/JX 170990. Died 07/04/1945 aged 21. Royal Navy - HMS Jupiter. Buried Jakarta War Cemetery. Son of Roland and Sophie Williams.
  • Williams, Richard Arthur, Sergeant, Radio Operator (Air) 1621909. Died 27/07/1944.Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 44 Sqdn. La Boissiere-Sur-Evre Communal Cemetery. Lived at 3 Maes y Môr.
  • Williams, Richard Morris, Fusilier 4195242. Died 17/04/1944 aged 24. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Kohima War Cemetery. Son of Morris and Elizabeth Williams.
  • Williams, Thomas, Chief Stoker. Died 01/06/1940 aged 59. Merchant Navy - SS Scotia (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of Jane Williams.
  • Williams, Thomas, Able Seaman. Died 05/12/1939 aged 33. Merchant Navy - SS Navasota. Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Thomas and Anne E. Williams; husband of Jane Williams, of Kenton. Middlesex. Lived at 21 Wynne Street.
  • Williams, Thomas William Edward, Sergeant 911368. Died 30/01/1941 aged 30. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery, Broadhill Extension. Son of Thomas Robert and Mary Hannah Williams of Trearddur Bay. BA Hons. (Oxon).

 

 

 

 

Falklands

  • Williams, David Richard, Guardsman. Died 08/06/1982 aged 21. Welsh Guards. Son of John and Eluned Williams. Also commemorated on the Falklands National Monument in Cardiff.