Llangoed war memorial

Llangoed war memorial

This memorial commemorates men from Llangoed, Llaniestyn, Llanfihangel and Penmon who died in the First World War. To discover who they were, see below.

The memorial takes the form of a brass plaque in the Village Hall at Llangoed.

A memorial window to the local war dead was unveiled in Llangoed church in September 1919.

With thanks to Bridget Geoghegan

Postcode: LL58 8NN    View Location Map

 

 

First World War

  • Hughes, David John, Lance Corporal R/16962. Killed in action 03/09/1916, aged 23. King's Royal Rifle Corps. Buried at Hamel Military Cemetery, France. Lived at Tyn Gat, Llangoed.
  • Holme, Bertram Lester, Lieutenant. Died 25/04/1916 aged 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Son of Geoffrey Cosset Holme and Jessie Holme, of Bryn Afon, Penmon, formerly of Angerton, Ormskirk, Lancs. Educated Marlborough College and Queen’s College, Cambridge. Worked as Assistant Master at College School, Liverpool, then private tutor to son of Admiral of Russia’s Black Sea fleet.
  • Howard, John Grundy, Gunner 112944. Killed in action 03/06/1917, aged 27. Royal Field Artillery. Buried at Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Belgium. Brought up at Haulfre Cottages, Llangoed. Son of Isaac Howard, who died in 1916, and Sarah Howard, who lived at Bryngwyn, Llaniestyn.
  • Jones, Edward, Private. Lived at Tan Dinas.
  • Jones, Edward, Sapper 147765. Died of wounds 31/05/1918, aged 34. Royal Engineers 255th Tunnelling Company. Buried at Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Belgium. Lived at Rhos Newydd, Llangoed. Son of Hugh and Jane Jones, of Dafarn Dirwn, Talwrn; husband of Mary EH Jones, of Pentre Llwyn, Llanddona.
  • Jones, Thomas Henry, Stoker 1710U. Died 20/08/1916, aged 33. Royal Naval Reserve – HMS Falmouth. Commemorated on Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Husband of Mary J Jones, of Tai Canol, Llangoed, Anglesea. Left two young children. Killed when his ship was torpedoed off Flamborough Head.
  • Jones, William, Sapper 202014. Killed in action 08/06/1917, aged 18. Manchester Regiment. Commemorated on Loos Memorial, Belgium. Son of Richard and Margaret Jones, of Tan Lon, Llangoed, Anglesey.
  • Lewis, Owen, Private 3413. Died of disease 31/10/1915, aged 39. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried at Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Husband of Kate Lewis, of Caim, Penmon. Left six children. Was a quarryman at Penmon.
  • Owen, Edward O, Lance Corporal 72826. Died of wounds, following gassing, on 21/09/1918, aged 33. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Son of Edward and Catherine Owen, of Tyn Lon, Llangoed. Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery, France. Educated at Beaumaris Grammar School. Worked as a clerk in a Liverpool shipyard office.
  • Owen, Richard, Gunner 96932. Died 10/07/1916. Royal Field Artillery. Buried at Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Son of Mr and Mrs Edward Owen, of Gatehouse, Llangoed.
  • Parry, John Henry, Private 15300. Died at home 11/06/1918 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried at Penmon (St Seiriol) Churchyard. Discharged with poor health (TB). Officially classed as war death. Son of Evan and Mary Parry. Lived at 3 Coedwig Terrace, Penmon. Was a quarryman at Penmon. Mary was cook at the quarry barracks, where some quarrymen stayed during the week.
  • Parry, Thomas, Private 29620. Killed in action 13/08/1918, aged 31. South Wales Borderers. Buried at Le Vertannoy British Cemetery, France. Son of Henry and Jane Parry, of 2 Beaumaris Road, Llangoed.
  • Parry, Hugh (Huw), Stoker K/40761(P.O.). Died in hospital of pneumonia 02/10/1918, aged 25. Royal Navy – HMS Cumberland. Buried at Llanbedrgoch (St. Peter) Churchyard. Son of John Parry; husband of Jenny Parry, of Marian Farm, Llangoed. Worked as a farm horseman.
  • Pritchard, Henry, Second Lieutenant. Died 07/04/1918 aged 28. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, attached to Hood Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, France. Son of sea pilot and lifeboat coxswain William Pritchard, of the pilots’ cottages at Trwyn Du, near Penmon lighthouse.
  • Roberts, William, Private. Welsh Guards. Lived in Llaniestyn.
  • Roberts, William Owen, Gunner 310349. Died 23/04/1917, aged 19. Royal Garrison Artillery. Son of Mr and Mrs John Roberts, of Shifna Hir Farm, Mold. Lived at Gwynfryn, Llangoed. Not named on Llangoed war memorianyt
  • Thomas, Samuel, Private 24646. Killed in action 07/07/1916, aged 29. Welsh Regiment. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of William and Jane Thomas, of 6 Beaumaris Road, Llangoed.
  • Thomas, William Beswick N, Private 20950. Killed in action 10/07/1916. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, France. Son of Mrs Hughes, of Old Port, Llangoed.
  • Williams, Hugh, Private 7719. Killed in action 27/04/1915. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried at Bois-Grenier Communal Cemetery, France. Husband of Bertha Williams, of 14 Guildford Street, Rochdale. Lived at Cae Mawr.
  • Williams, John, Private 3044. Killed in action 21/08/1915, aged 34. Lancashire Fusiliers. Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey. Son of Mrs Margaret Williams, of Pen Marian, Llangoed; husband of Sarah Ann Williams, of 13 King Street, Sale, Manchester.
  • Williams, J, Gunner. Lived at Penmon Priory.
  • Williams, Rodric Mathafarn, Captain 16036. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, attached to Royal Flying Corps 32 Squadron. Killed in action (shot down) on 12/08/1917, aged 23.  Given military funeral by Germans but grave was later lost. Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial, France. Son of Elizabeth Williams, of Trenton Lodge, Stoney Gate Rd, Leicester, and ophthalmic surgeon Dr Richard Williams, of Pen-Bre, Bangor. Educated Wellington College (later renamed Wrekin College) in Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth University. Lived at Bryn Celyn, Llangoed.
  • Williams, William Hugh, Lance Corporal 21523. Died 11/07/1916, aged 24. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France. Lived at Gorad, Llangoed, and later in Beaumaris with wife Annie. Attended Beaumaris Grammar School before training as a tailor and cutter.