Glyndyfrdwy war memorial

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This stone cross beside the A5 road commemorates local people who died in active service in the First and Second World Wars. See below for their details. We have included people who are not named on the memorial but had local connections.

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First World War

  • Evan Goronwy Davies. Probably: Private 23048. Died 25/09/1915, aged 19. Royal Welsh Fusiliers "B" Coy. 9th Bn. Loos Memorial. Son of Edward and Emma Davies, of Craig Fryn, Garth Trevor.
  • William Thomas Davies, Private 2402. Died 27/12/1916. Welsh Guards 1st Bn. Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-Sur-Somme.
  • David Jones Edwards. Possibly: Private 301433. Died 25/04/1918. Tank Corps 13th Bn. Tyne Cot Memorial.
  • Thomas Lloyd Hughes, Private 45117. Died 28/06/1918, aged 22. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 24th (Denbighshire Yeomanry) Bn. Ploegsteert Memorial. Son of Thomas and Catherine Hughes, of Minafon, Glyndyfrdwy.
  • Thomas Charles Jacks, Private 345543. Died 31/10/1917, aged 34. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 24th (Denbighshire Yeomanry) Bn. Jerusalem Memorial. Son of Charles and Margaret Jacks, of Hill Side, Vron Bache, Llangollen.
  • Edward Jones, Sapper 47893. Died 03/12/1916, aged 26. Royal Engineers 95th Field Coy. Serre Road Cemetery No.1. Son of John and Christina Jones, of Plastirion Cottage, Glyndyfrdwy. Born at Liverpool. Not named on Glyndyfrdwy war memorial.
  • John Goronwy Jones, Private 4068. Died 06/11/1918, aged 27 (contemporary press reporting gives his age as 24). Welsh Guards 1st Bn. Awarded Military Medal. Villers-Pol Communal Cemetery Extension. Son of David and Grace Jones, of Tronlwyd, Glyndyfrdwy. Son of David and Grace Jones, of Fronlwyd, Glyndyfrdwy. Educated at Llangollen County School and the Agricultural Dept at University College, Bangor.
  • JT Jones, Private 204467. Died 22/03/1919. Royal Welsh Fusiliers Glyndyfrdwy (St Thomas) Churchyard.
  • R Jones, Private 268072. Died 01/05/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 17th Bn. Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert
  • GW Phillips, Private 126529. Died 25/02/1918, aged 27. Royal Garrison Artillery 27th Siege Bty. Cambrin Military Cemetery. Son of George and Mary Phillips, of Birmingham; husband of Kate Sarah Phillips, of 1, New Inn Terrace, Glyndyfrdwy. Not named on Glyndyfrdwy war memorial.
  • Phillip Pugh, Private 290877. Died 26/03/1917, aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st/7th Bn. Gaza War Cemetery. Son of William and Elizabeth Pugh, of Lilac Cottage, Llyndys Hill, Oswestry.
  • David Roberts, Private 35512. Died 28/08/1916, aged 32. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 32nd Coy. Thiepval Memorial. Son of William and Margaret Roberts, of Ty-Capel, Glyndyfrdwy.
  • Edward Henry Rowlands, Acting Bombardier 69886. Died 25/12/1917. Royal Garrison Artillery 13th Siege Bty. Tincourt New British Cemetery.

Second World War

Tegwyn Davies Jones, Corporal 528052. Died 17/06/1940. Royal Air Force 98 Sqdn. Runnymede Memorial.

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