Llanfyllin war memorial

This memorial was unveiled in September 1920 to commemorate the local men who had died in the First World War. The names of those who died in the Second World War were added to the plinth later. For details of the war dead, choose a category below.

First World War

Second World War

Our information includes details of men who died in the wars and had Llanfyllin connections but aren’t named on the war memorial

The war dead of the parish are also listed on memorials inside St Myllin’s Church.

With thanks to Pauline Page-Jones, and to Byron Jones of the Merchant Navy Association (Wales)

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 First World War

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  • Ball, Robert, Private 36038. Died 04/05/1921 aged 28. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Buried Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery. Son of Edwin and Ellen Ball of Derby; husband of Elizabeth Ball of 3 Penybryn Terrace, High Street, Llanfyllin. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Bennion, George, Private 290839. Died 26/03/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Gaza War Cemetery. Lived at Coedllan Terrace. Worshipped at Moriah chapel.
  • Bennion, Oswald Evan, Private 21684. Died 30/07/1916 aged 19. The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Bennion of Berllan. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Brown, William E, Lance Corporal 290126. Died 26/03/1917 aged 25. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Gaza War Cemetery. Son of Mrs Sarah Jane Brown of Pentre.
  • Chase, Stephen Joseph, Private 306658. Died 25/05/1917. Lancashire Fusiliers. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial. Lived at Pendalog.
  • Coxall, John, Corporal 7682. Died 21/04/1916. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Lived at Bridge Street.
  • Davies, Cynlas, Private 41730. Died 15/05/1918 aged 19. South Wales Borderers. Buried Vailly British Cemetery. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Ann Davies of Bradford House, Llanfyllin. Born at Cefn Mawr, Ruabon. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Davies, E, Private 73719. Died 11/02/1919 aged 20. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Pont-Remy British Cemetery. Son of Walter and Sarah Davies of Caellien, Penygarnedd, Llanrhaeadr, Oswestry.
  • Davies, E T, Private 291175. Died 24/10/1917 aged 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Haidar Pasha Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Ellen Davies of Llechwedd.
  • Davies, John Edward, Private 41802. Died 22/10/1918 aged 30. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Pieta Military Cemetery. Son of Robert and Sinah Davies of Aberhaeadr Cottage, Llanrhaeadr, Oswestry; husband of Mary Katherine Davies of 11 Market Street, Llanfyllin. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Davies, William Arthur Gordon, Private 357816. Died 14/09/1918 aged 18. The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Buried Terlincthun British Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Alice Davies of St Asaph. Born at Llanfyllin. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Edwards, Edward. Private. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in France. Lived at Bridge Street.
  • Edwards, J D, Private 67317. Died 06/11/1917 aged 20. Royal Army Medical Corps attached to Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery. Son of James and Margaret Edwards of 15 Wellington Crescent, Welshpool. Lived at Narrow Street.
  • Edwards Thomas John, Private 796. Died 09/05/1919. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Llanfyllin Cemetery. Lived at Abel Yard.
  • Edwards, William Henry, Private 40396. Died 03/09/1916 aged 28. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial. Son of David and Mary Edwards of Church View.
  • Evans, D, Private 290784. Died 01/12/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Llanfyllin Cemetery. Lived at Garthgell.
  • Evans, E, Serjeant 5519. Died 30/03/1917. Wiltshire Regiment. Buried Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Lived at Plas Isa.
  • Evans, John, Serjeant 23156. Died 05/02/1918 aged 34. South Wales Borderers. Buried Oxford Road Cemetery. Awarded Military Medal. Son of Evan Evans of Godor Farm. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Evans, T A, Private TR4/67343. Died 27/04/1919. South Wales Borderers transferred to Labour Corps. Buried Llanfyllin Cemetery. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Evans. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Evans Thomas John, Private 3188. Died 10/08/1915 aged 30. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Commemorated at Helles Memorial. Son of Evan and Ellen Evans of The Cottage, Penybontfawr, Oswestry. Lived at Llanfeiglo.
  • Evans, Richard Maurice, Corporal 15089. Died 09/12/1915 aged 28. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Hedge Row Trench Cemetery. Son of Richard and Anne Elizabeth Evans of 3, Narrow Street. Native of Llanfyllin, Maurice came from Canada in order to enlist in 1914.
  • Harris, Robert, Sapper 151399. Died 18/06/1916 aged 41. Royal Engineers. Buried Vermelles British Cemetery. Son of Elizabeth Harris of Bridge Street.
  • Hall, Edward, Lance Corporal 35001. Died 12/04/1918 aged 29. Yorkshire Regiment. Commemorated at Ploegsteert Memorial. Son of Joseph and Agnes Hall of 20, New Road; husband of Clara Elizabeth Hall of Park Green, Whittington Road., Oswestry.
  • Hughes, T Derfel, Second Lieutenant. Died 03/05/1916 aged 20. Son of Thomas Hughes of Pendref. Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. Buried at Hebuterne Military Cemetery. A memorial service for him was held at Moriah chapel.
  • Jones, Arthur Wynn, Lance Corporal 2352. Died 10/08/1915, aged 32. Welsh Regiment. Commemorated at Helles Memorial. Son of T Jones, Llanfyllin’s town clerk. Lived at The Hall. Educated at Oswestry Grammer School before working at the National Provincial Bank. He was at the Cowbridge branch when he enlisted in 1914.
  • Jones, David Richard, Gunner 150584. Died 16/11/1917 aged 19. Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Llanfyllin Cemetery. Son of Martha Jones of Bridge Street.
  • Jones, Evan Thomas, Private 291390. Died 26/03/1917. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Commemorated at Jerusalem Memorial. Lived at 21 High Street.
  • Jones, Herbert (Bert), Private 275693. Died 27/9/1918 aged 31. Manchester Regiment. Buried at Vis-en-Artois. Commemorated at Vis-en-Artois Memorial. Son of Richard and Sarah Jones of Penybryn.soldier icon
  • Jones, Joseph Evan. Fireman and Trimmer. Died 14/03/1918 aged 34. Mercantile Marine - SS Ardendearg (Glasgow). Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Henry and Margaret Jones (nee Roberts). Born at Llanfyllin. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial. His ship was sunk by German submarine UC-54 about north-east of Malta while on a voyage from Malta with general cargo and government stores.
  • Jones, William Gordon, Private 85385. Died 30/10/1918 aged 19. Durham Light Infantry. Buried Lidzbark Warminski War Cemetery. Son of William and Annie Jones of Green Square.
  • Lloyd, R R (Bobbie), Staff Sergeant A/2794. Died 01/12/1919 aged 37. Royal Army Ordnance Corps attached to Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Buried Basra War Cemetery. Son of Mrs Lloyd of Henysgol, Llangynog. Lived at High Street.
  • Morris, R, Private 55472. Died 03/03/1918. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension. Lived at Pantyffynon.
  • Morris, T, Private 1200. Died 14/04/1916 aged 25. Welsh Horse Yeomanry. Buried Suez War Memorial Cemetery. Son of Henry Morris of Frondeg. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Price Herbert Evan, Private 38614. Died 23/08/1918 aged 18. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Commemorated at Vis-En-Artois Memorial. Son of John and Annie Price of Derlwyn House. Worked for the Cambrian Railways at Llanfyllin.
  • Roberts, John William, Second Lieutenant. Died 23/03/1918 aged 27. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Commemorated at Arras Memorial. Son of Joseph and Ann Roberts of Pant.
  • Roberts, Thomas, Private 291289. Died 06/11/1917 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Jerusalem Memorial. Son of Elizabeth Roberts of Bwlchygraig. Worked as a wagoner at Bodynfoel. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Rowlands, Thomas Edward, Private 355465. Died 20/07/1918 aged 21. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery. Son of Maurice and Mary Rowlands of 3 Waenllys.
  • Smith, John, Private 267950. Cheshire Regiment. Died 31/7/1917 aged 19. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of farmers Edwin and Janes Smith of Bachie Ganol. His brother David also served.
  • Wharton, Harold, Junior Reserve Attendant M/9696. Died 11/03/1915. Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve - HMS Bayano. Buried Chatham Naval Memorial. Lived at Green Square.
  • Wilkins, George, Corporal 21552. Died 05/07/1916 aged 38. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial. Son of Frederick and Emma Wilkins. Lived at Bodlondeb. Worked for London drapery firm Swann & Edgar.
  • Williams, Evan, Private 9820. Died 08/05/1915 aged 26. Cheshire Regiment. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Son of D and J Williams of Pentre Cottages.
  • Williams, Thomas, Private 41708. Died 25/01/1917 aged 32. Yorkshire Regiment. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. Son of Edward and Jane Williams of Glanrhyd, Llanwddyn, Montgomeryshire; husband of Elizabeth Jones of Hendy, Dolanog, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire. Lived at Tynewydd.
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 Second World War

  • Beasty, Robert Francis (Bobbie), Flight Sergeant 1109201. Died 28/09/1944 aged 30. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Llanfyllin Cemetery. Son of Henry and Sarah Beasty of Maesydre.
  • Biddle, John Cecil, Corporal 410101. Died 26/06/1947 aged 31. Army Catering Corps. Buried Leominster Cemetery. Son of Albert and Victoria Biddle of Leominster. Husband of Thelma May Biddle of Llanfyllin. Not named on Llanfyllin war memorial.
  • Boote, William Henry. Fusilier. Died 19/08/1941 aged 35. Husband of Annie Rebecca Thomas, of Rhiwlas Terrace. Buried at Llanfyllin Cemetery.
  • Ellis, John Frederick, Flying Officer 136727. Died 26/06/1944 aged 29. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Commemorated at Singapore Memorial. Son of Harry and Emily Ellis; nephew of Fred Allvin of Hull. Lived at Wynnstay Hotel.
  • Jones, Chas. Sergeant. Royal Air Force. Lived at Derlwyn. Possibly: Charles Jones, Aircraftsman 1st Class 1007732. Died 15/4/1941. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried at Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery.
  • Jones, Evan James, Leading Aircraftman 541047. Died 20/11/1940 aged 23. Royal Air Force. Buried Llanfyllin Cemetery. Son of John and Margaret Rodgie Jones of 14 Brook Street.
  • Jones, Ivor, Craftsman 4201665. Died 17/12/1943 aged 32. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers attached to Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Buried Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Husband of Alice Mary Jones of Rhiwlas Terrace.
  • Lloyd, Thomas Ralph, Private 4032194. Died 23/05/1940 aged 20. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Buried Lille Southern Cemetery. Son of William Ralph and Jane Lloyd of Brook Street.
  • Mills-Lloyd, Norman Clifford (surname shown as Mills on the war memorial). Fourth Officer. Merchant Navy - SS Firby. Buried in family tomb at Llanfyllin cemetery. Son of JC and Edith A Lloyd, of The Hall, Llanfyllin. Died of the effects of enemy action on 8/12/1941 at a Machynlleth hospital. Two years earlier, SS Firby was sunk on 11/9/1939. Norman and 33 others were rescued by HMS Fearless and landed at Orkney, Lived at ‘The Hall’.
  • Moffat, Ian Charles Gordon, Private 14434637. Died 12/08/1944 aged 18. Dorsetshire Regiment. Commemorated at Bayeux Memorial. Lived at Wynnstay Hotel.
  • Richards, David Geraint Owen, Apprentice. Died 06/06/1941 aged 20. Merchant Navy - SS Tregarthen (London). Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Rev John Harris Richards and Mary Jane Richards of Eirianfa. He was lost when his ship sank north northwest of the Azores, three minutes after being hit by two torpedoes from German submarine U-48. The Master and 44 crew members were lost.
  • Roberts, Leonard, Private 13030212. Died 11/07/1944 aged 29. Hampshire Regiment. Buried Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs W. R. Roberts; husband of Ethel Roberts of Llangedwyn, Denbighshire. Lived at Tynypistyll.
  • Worthington, John Clifford, Fusilier 14504998. Died 09/03/1945 aged 25. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Taukkyan War Cemetery. Lived at Tanydorlan.
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