Bedlinog war memorial

Bedlinog war memorial

This memorial was unveiled in November 1925 to commemorate the people with connections to the Bedlinog area who died on active service in the First World War. Names of those who died in the Second World War were added later. For their details, choose a category below.

Among those named is Herbert Edwin Hocking, who was involved in both wars. He enlisted in 1917 and was killed, while serving with the Royal Marines, in 1941.

One local man was killed on active service in Cyprus in 1956. He is not named on the war memorial but his details are shown below.

With thanks to Yvonne Wood, Greg Buick and to Gelligaer Historical Society, whose detailed information on this memorial is available here

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First World War

Second World War

Cyprus Conflict, 1956
Desmond Thomas Jones
, Corporal 4150725. RAF. Died 11/02/1956, aged 19, in Nicosia.