Llanbedr War Memorial WWI & WWII

First and Second World War

The following people from the Llanbedr area died in active service.
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First World War

  • Allaway, Trevor Rhys, Captain. Killed, aged 24, in an accidental bomb explosion in Cairo on 29/06/1916. South Wales Borderers. Awarded Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry in the field. Buried Cairo War Memorial Cemetery. Son of Capt Rhys P Allaway of Artro House. Educated at Cheltenham College. Invalided from the Western Front in January 1915 with a wounded foot and rheumatism. Became a commandant of the Western Command Grenade School and went to Egypt in May 1916.
  • Evans J I, Private 54027. Died of a head wound on 06/12/1916 aged 35. Welsh Regiment. Buried Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery. Son of William Evans of Glanartro Cottage. Brother of O Evans, below.
  • Evans O, Private 35110. Died 10/07/1916 aged 32.Welsh Regiment. Thiepval Memorial. Son of William and Catherine Evans of Glanartro Cottage.
  • Humphreys, Rhys Robert. Of Isallt. Air Mechanic 2nd Class 109537.Died 15/03/1918. Royal Flying Corps. Buried Penrhyndeudraeth (Nazareth) Calvin Methodist Cemetery.
  • Jones, W H. Glan’Rafon
  • Lewis, Iolo M, Corporal 291109. Died 26/03/1917 aged 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Gaza War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Edward Lewis, of Tanycoed; husband of Martha Louisa Lewis, of 26, Clifford Gardens, Kensal Rise, London. Three brothers also served.soldier icon
  • Lloyd, Matthew O, Pioneer WR/43758. Died 01/02/1919. Royal Engineers.Buried Llanbedr (Salem) Baptist Chapelyard. Son of William and Catherine Lloyd, of Gelli’rwaen. Brother of William, below.
  • Lloyd, William, Private 4343. Died 28/03/1916 aged 29.Royal Welsh Fusiliers.Buried Llanbedr (Salem) Baptist Chapelyard. Son of William and Catherine Lloyd, of Gelli’rwaen.
  • Lloyd, T. Of Pwllymarch. Possibly: Thomas Lloyd, Private 265677. Died 26/03/1917 aged 42. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Jerusalem Memorial. Son of the late Thomas and Catherine Lloyd, of Minffordd Horeb, Dyffryn.
  • Owen, Robert, Private 15251. Died 27/11/1915 aged 19.Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Hedge Row Trench Cemetery. Son of Richard and Margaret Owen, of Ty’n Llidiart. Brother of Richard, below.
  • Owen, Richard, Private 268071. Died 06/11/1918 aged 20. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. Son of Richard and Margaret Owen, of Ty’n Llidiart
  • Richards, John, Private 2785. Died 10/08/1915 aged 21. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Helles Memorial. Son of Richard C and Catherine Richards, of Railway Crossing.
  • Richards, J. Bronafon.
  • Shaw-Stewart, Patrick Houston, Lieut-Commander. Died 30/12/1917 aged 29. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Hood Bn. R.N. Div. Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery, British Extension. Chevalier of the Legion of Honour. Croix De Guerre (France). Born at Aber Artro Hall, Llanbedr. Son of Maj. Gen. John Heron Maxwell Shaw Stewart and Mary Catherine Bedingfeld Shaw Stewart. Not named on Llanbedr war memorial.soldier icon
  • Thomas, Robert, Private 61005. Died 26/09/1917 aged 28. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of Mrs John Thomas of Ty Isa.
  • Williams, William Jones, Lance Sergeant 290560. Died 06/11/1917 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Beersheba War Cemetery. Son of Edward and Mary Williams of Tan y Wenallt (or Tangwenallt). Three brothers also served.


Second World War

  • Chadwick, Tom. Of Glyn Dwr. Flight Sergeant 534411. Died 19/07/1943 aged 29. Royal Air Force. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Walter and Jane Chadwick, of Heywood, Lancashire.
  • Jones, Richard Lloyd, Fusilier 14387099. Died 29/11/1944 aged 20. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Taukkyan War Cemetery. Son of William and Mary Jones, Bryn Moel. Younger brother of Robert Pugh, below.
  • Jones, Robert Pugh, Fusilier 4209261. Died 28/03/1945 aged 24. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Son of William and Mary Jones, Bryn Moel.
  • Jones, T R. Morfa Mawr.
  • Lawson,Peter Turner, Pilot Officer 47162. Died 27/09/1942 aged 22.Royal Air Force. Buried Ismailia War Cemetery.Son of Joseph and Mary Lawson of Ty'n Wern.
  • Stringer, Arthur Capel, Leading Airman FAA/FX. 80081. Died 17/01/1941 aged 19. Royal Navy, HMS Goshawk. Lee-on-Solent Memorial. Son of Francis and Constance Stringer of Craig Artro.