Llanrwst war memorial

Llanrwst war memorial, Denbigh Street, Llanrwst

This memorial commemorates the local men and women who died in the First and Second World Wars. Choose a category below to read their details. Some of the individuals we have listed are not named on the memorial but were from Llanrwst or had other close ties to the area.

Among the First World War casualties were three of the sons of bakers Henry and Jane Skillicorn. Their bakery was on the opposite side of the road from this monument.

Ivor Jones, son of a local butcher, was one of nine brothers who served in the First World War.

Janet Jones, one of the early members of the Women’s Royal Air Force, died aged 28 on 21 December 1918, more than a month after the First World War had ended.

Two Llanrwst men, Oswald Parry and Christopher Williams, both died when HM Submarine Phoenix was torpedoed off Sicily in 1940.

With thanks to Alwyn Evans, of Clwyd Family History Society

First World War, Surnames A-J

First World War, Surnames L-W

Second World War

 

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Postcode: LL26 OAA