Wrexham Memorial Army J-Z

The following men from the area died in service with the army in the Second World War.

  • Joseph Jarvis, Corporal 4178197. Died 03/07/1944, age 40. Royal Welch Fusiliers 4th Bn. Buried at St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux.
  • Edward Jones, Fusilier 4209925. Died 18/01/1944, age 23. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 8th Bn. Buried at Minturno War Cemetery. Son of William and Mary Elizabeth Jones, of Wrexham; husband of Muriel Jones, of Wrexham.
  • Edward Jones, Gunner 901395. Died 03/06/1940. Royal Artillery, 61 (The Denbighshire Yeomanry) Medium Regt. Buried at Rhosllannerchrugog Cemetery
  • George Spencer Jones, Staff Serjeant 7618054. Died 13/02/1942, age 23. Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Commemorated at Singapore Memorial. Son of Richard Henry and Emily Jones.
  • Henry Jones, Signalman 2325515. Died 12/05/1940, age 31. Royal Corps of Signals, 50th Div. Sigs.Buried at Bus House Cemetery. Son of John and Ellen Jones, of Wrexham.
  • Iorwerth Elias Jones, Lance Bombardier 922575. Died 10/08/1944, age 27. Royal Horse Artillery, 'C' (Campbell) Bty., 4 Regt. Commemorated at Bayeux Memorial. Son of Edward Isaac and Mary Jones; husband of Ruth Jones, of St. Helen's Auckland, Co. Durham.
  • John Haydn Jones, Corporal 4197753. Died 18/04/1945, age 27. Royal Welch Fusiliers 7th Bn. Buried at Becklingen War Cemetery. Son of Hywel Caradog and Elizabeth Ann Jones, of Wrexham.
  • Noel Henry Jones, Lieutenant 326099. Died 14/02/1945, age 24. Royal Welch Fusiliers 7th Bn. Buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Son of Azariah Henry and Hannah Jones, of Wrexham.
  • Wyn Clwyd Jones, Sapper 4033397. Died 08/09/1943, age 28. Royal Engineers 30 Fortress Coy. Buried at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery. Son of Edward and Selina Jones, of Wrexham.
  • Ronald James Parsonage, Trooper 10602373. Died 10/08/1944, age 21. Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. 59th Regt. Buried at Bayeux War Cemetery.
  • William Lambert, Private 3535646. Died 27/12/1943, age 36. Manchester Regiment 1st Bn. Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Son of William Lambert and of Ellen Lambert (nee Stones); husband of Dorothy Lambert, of Longsight, Manchester.
  • John Lawlor, Corporal 14201421. Died 27/06/1944. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Buried Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of George Charles and Ceres Maud Lawlor; husband of Marie Lawlor of Swinton, Lancashire. Born and lived in Denbighshire.
  • Edward William Lawrence, Bombardier 875054. Died 02/12/1942, age 24. Royal Artillery 28 Field Regt. Buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Son of William and Nellie Lawrence, husband of Elsie May Lawrence, of Castle Donington, Leicestershire.
  • David Peregrine Lloyd, Lieutenant 240535. Died 09/05/1943, age 21. Royal Artillery 94 (The Dorset and Hampshire Yeomanry) Field Regt. Buried at Wrexham Cemetery. Son of David John and Olwen Lloyd, of Wrexham. Scholar of Brasenose College, Oxford
  • Edward Kenneth Lloyd, Gunner 1142880. Died 18/02/1944, age 32. Royal Artillery 71 Field Regt. Buried at Minturno War Cemetery. Son of Owen Williams Lloyd and Emily Lloyd; husband of Eluned Lloyd, of Pentrebychan.
  • Seth Lovell, Gunner 14234971. Died 21/09/1944, age 22. Royal Artillery, 2 Airlanding Anti-Tank Bty. Commemorated at Groesbeek Memorial. Son of Albert and Blanche May Lovell, of Wrexham.
  • Cyril Matthews, Serjeant 7592265. Died 27/05/1947. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Buried at Wrexham Cemetery.
  • Arthur Russell Mitchell, Fusilier 4205660. Died 03/12/1943. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 6th Bn. Buried at Sangro River War Cemetery.
  • John Herbert Morgan, Trooper 4194185. Died 03/08/1943 age 36. Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. 5th (3rd Bn.The Tower Hamlets Rifles) Regt., Reconnaissance Corps. Buried at Kirkee War Cemetery. Son of John Thomas Morgan and Louisa Morgan; husband of Ann Morgan, of Llay.
  • Richard Moth, Fusilier 4185388. Died 10/06/1940, age 37. Royal Welch Fusiliers 1st Bn. Commemorated at Dunkirk Memorial. Son of William and Rebecca Moth; husband of Edith Ann Moth, of Maesydre, Wrexham.
  • Francis Mullins, Trooper 4200199. Died 29/06/1944, age 29. Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. 1st Recce. Regt. Buried at Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio. Son of Michael and Blanche Mullins, of Wrexham.
  • Patrick O’Malley
  • Alfred Owen, Fusilier 4209811. Died 30/01/1944, age 24. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 8th Bn. Memorial Cassino Memorial. Son of Mr Herbert and Mrs Martha Owen (formerly Roberts) of Wrexham. Husband of Mrs Freda Owen of Wrexham
  • Daniel Owen, Gunner 14342763. Died 03/08/1944, age 32. Royal Artillery 153 (The Leicestershire Yeomanry) Field Regt. Buried at St. Charles De Percy War Cemetery. Son of Joseph and Sarah Elizabeth Owen; husband of Phyllis May Owen, of Barking, Essex.
  • Ernest Parry, Gunner 1784115. Died 02/11/1942, age 36. Royal Artillery, 43 Bty., 61 Lt. A.A. Regt. Buried at Tripoli War Cemetery. Son of Robert and Selena Parry, of Wrexham.
  • Herbert Parry, Serjeant 202703. Died 07/09/1944, age 34. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, attd. Fife and Forfar Yeomanry Royal Armoured Corps. Buried at Schoonselhof Cemetery. Husband of Violet Parry, of Wrexham.
  • Ronald Elwyn Parry, Private 4195392. Died 24/09/1944, age 24. Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) 2nd Bn. Buried at Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery. Foster-son of Joseph and Florence Parr, of Wrexham.
  • Frederick Thomas Percival, Lieutenant 271307. Died 07/06/1944, age 24. King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 2nd Bn. Buried at Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of John and Mary Elizabeth Percival, of Wrexham
  • Walter Edward Peters, Driver T/63972. Died between 21/05/1940 and 27/02/1941, age 31. Royal Army Service Corps 6 Field Amb. Buried at Lille Southern Cemetery. Son of John W Peters and Annie Peters, of Wrexham.
  • Robert Arthur Pleavin, Corporal 801557. Died 20/04/1943, age 29. Royal Corps of Signals, Singapore Fortress Sigs. Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Son of Joseph Arthur and Annie Christabell Pleavin, of Hightown, Wrexham.
  • Frederick John Plumbley, Trooper 14331398. Died 24/05/1943. Royal Armoured Corps. Buried at Wrexham Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs JT Plumbley, of Wrexham.
  • Thomas Wilfred Price, Gunner 922568. Died 14/01/1941, age 23. Royal Artillery, 244 Bty., 61 (The Denbighshire Yeomanry) Medium Regt. Buried at Wrexham Cemetery. Son of Charles W Price and Bertha Price, of Whitegate, Wrexham.
  • Frank Pritchard, Gunner 14584324. Died 15/08/1944, age 19. Royal Artillery 165 Field Regt. Panel Reference. Commemorated at Bayeux Memorial. Son of Wilfred Pritchard, and of Margaret Emily Pritchard, of Wrexham.
  • Benjamin Roberts, Fusilier 4197747. Died 28/01/1944, age 26. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 9th Bn. Commemorated at Cassino Memorial. Son of Benjamin and Shara Harriet Roberts, of Wrexham.
  • Edward Roberts, Lance Corporal T/258525. Died 20/08/1945, age 29. Royal Army Service Corps, attd Royal Artillery. Buried at Labuan War Cemetery. Son of Benjamin and Mary Elizabeth Roberts, of Wrexham; husband of Elsie Louisa Roberts, of Rhosddu, Wrexham.
  • Oswell Rowlands, Private 11260411. Died 22/07/1944, age 23. Hampshire Regiment 2/4th Bn. Buried at Arezzo War Cemetery. Son of William and Hannah E Rowlands, of Maesydre, Wrexham.
  • William Edward Sellars, Private 14594494. Died 14/01/1946, age 36. King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) 1st Bn. Buried at Broughton Cemetery, Flintshire. Son of George Kersley Sellars and Mary Jane Sellars; husband of Mildred Muriel Sellars, of Wrexham.
  • John Henry Shirley, Corporal 4191493. Died 11/09/1944, age 28. Lincolnshire Regiment 6th Bn. Buried at Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Son of William Henry and Cathren Shirley, of Wrexham; husband of Daisy Shirley, of Wrexham.
  • Elliott Shone. Probably: Elliott Arthur Shone, Trooper 294595. Died 29/05/1941, age 35. Life Guards. Habbaniya War Cemetery. Son of Thomas Herbert and Caroline Shone; husband of Winifred Shone, of Maida Vale, London.
  • Eric William Skelly, Fusilier 4203915. Died 18/03/1943, age 30. Royal Welch Fusiliers 1st Bn. Commemorated at Rangoon Memorial. Son of Michael Edward and Susan Skelly, of Wrexham.
  • Walter James Spadbery, Signalman 2601188. Died 11/01/1944, age 40. Royal Corps of Signals, 46 Div. Sigs. Minturno War Cemetery. Son of Walter and Mary Spradbery, of Wrexham, Denbighshire; husband of Harriet Doris Spradbery, of Wrexham.
  • Harold Thelwell, Lance Corporal 3967408. Died 27/05/1941, age 25. Welch Regiment 1st Bn. Commemorated at Athens Memorial. Son of Mrs C. Thelwell, of Wrexham; husband of Margaret Thelwell, of Wrexham.
  • Harold Thomas, Fusilier 4203923. Died 03/09/1944, age 30. Royal Welch Fusiliers 7th Bn. Buried at Brucamps Communal Cemetery. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Ann Thomas, of Wrexham; husband of Violet Thomas, of Wrexham.
  • Robert Walsh, Serjeant 4199405. Died 21/04/1945, age 25. Welch Regiment 1st Bn. Buried at Faenza War Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Ellen Walsh, of Rhosddu, Wrexham.
  • Allan White, Gunner 937431. Died 01/04/1945, age 26. Royal Artillery 72 Medium Regt. Buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Son of Fred and Christina White, of Workington, Cumberland; husband of Mair Eluned White, of Wrexham. His brother, John Jardine, also died on service.
  • Albert Edward Williams, Private 4193094. Died 17/11/1942, age 22. The Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. 6th (10th Bn. The Royal Welch Fusiliers) Bn. Buried at Wrexham Cemetery. Son of David and Elizabeth Bithell, of Huntroyde, Wrexham.
  • Arthur Leslie Williams, Fusilier 14796900. Died 28/03/1945 aged 18. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Son of Horace and Gwendoline Williams of Westminster, London. Born and lived in Denbighshire.
  • Edward Williams, Gunner 1079740. Died 01/07/1944, age 33. Royal Artillery 131 Field Regt. Buried at Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Edward and Lucy Williams, of Wrexham; husband of Violet Williams, of Wrexham.
  • Glyn Morgan Williams, Lieutenant 190712. Died 28/07/1945. Royal Artillery 71 Anti-Tank Regt. Awards: Mentioned in Despatches. Buried At Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Son of Lt. James Morgan Williams, formerly of The Royal Welch Fusiliers, and of Blodwen Williams, of Flint. B.A. (Oxon.).
  • Isaac Williams, Fusilier 4207981. Died 03/02/1943, age 30. Royal Welch Fusiliers 31st Bn. Buried at Coedpoeth cemetery and memorial garden. Son of John Williams and of Barbara Williams of Hightown, Wrexham.
  • Llewellyn Elwyn Williams, Serjeant. Died 18/09/1944, age 19. The Glider Pilot Regiment, A.A.C. Commemorated at Groesbeek Memorial. Son of William Cadwaladr Williams, and of Morfydd Williams, of Wrexham.
  • Sidney Williams
  • James William Wraight, Corporal 4194632. Died 15/08/1943, age 23. Royal Welch Fusiliers 2nd Bn. Buried at Kirkee War Cemetery. Son of Charles Henry and Elsie May Wraight, of Wrexham. Brother of Charles, below.
  • Charles Edwin William Wraight, Serjeant 4191160. Died 28/09/1944, age 31. Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. 49th (West Riding) Regt. Buried at Leopoldsburg War Cemetery. Son of Charles Wraight, and stepson of Elsie Wraight; husband of A Wraight, of Treuddyn. Brother of James, above.
  • Herbert Stanley Wynn, Fusilier 4204256. Died 02/08/1944, age 32. Royal Welch Fusiliers 4th Bn. Buried at Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery. Son of Herbert and Mary Elizabeth Wynn; husband of Elsie Wynn, of Brymbo.
  • Geoffrey Francis Young, Gunner 14594635. Died 08/02/1945, age 19. Royal Horse Artillery 107 (The South Notts. Hussars) Regt. Buried at Uden War Cemetery. Son of Geoffrey and Lucy Young, of Wrexham.