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War Memorials

Bodelwyddan

The Bodelwyddan War Memorial takes the form of wooden plaques within the St. Margaret's Parish Church, known as the 'Marble Church'. The World War I plaque was unveiled in 1924 and the World War II plaque in 1948.

Bodelwyddan is a village and community in the Vale of Clwyd, Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

Bodelwyddan

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
 Regiment Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
Frank Sydney
Beckett

2577
Sherwood Foresters Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment
(2nd/8th Bn.)
5 Mar 1915 21 Son of George Beckett, of Kinmel Park Gardens, Abergele. St. George's Churchyard, St. George.
Rifleman
(The Rev.)
Edward Rupert Jenkins Menlove
Menlove-Jenkins

R/23951
King's Royal Rifle Corps (2nd Bn.). 9th Sep 1916 31 Son of the late Rev, John and Lucy M Jenkins, The Rectory, Hirnant, Llanfyllin, Montgomery (1891 Wales Census): brother of Lucy Rebecca Dormer Jenkins-Menlove and Althea Janetta Lloyd Jenkins-Menlove. Born in Shropshire. Lived in Bodelwyddan. Former Curate of Johnstown. Also named on the Rhosllannerchrugog War Memorial. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Lance Sergeant
John Leonard
Nuttall

13575
Welsh Regiment (12th Bn.) 25 Jun 1916 34 Born at Maidstone, Kent, England. Son of the late Henry Nuttall & Mary Jane Brereton (formerly Nuttall), of St. Asaph Lodge, Bodelwyddan. St. Margaret's Churchyard, Bodelwyddan.
Private
John
Spicer
27222, 11829
Welsh Regiment (8th Bn.) formerly R.W.F. 8 Aug 1915 19 Son of Mrs Sarah Ann Spicer, of 1, River View, Penrhewl, St. Asaph, and the late Frank Spicer. Brother of Robert Aston Spicer (see below). Also named on the St. Asaph War Memorial Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Private
Robert Aston
Spicer

11394
Royal Welsh Fusiliers (1st Bn.) 16 May 1915 22 Son of Mrs Sarah Ann Spicer, of 1, River View, Penrhewl, St. Asaph, and the late Frank Spicer. Brother of John Spicer (see above). Also named on the St Asaph War Memorial. Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Able Seaman
Lewis Andrew
Williams

R/3439
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
(Nelson Battalion)
4 Jan 1918 20 Born at Llandudno. Son of John & Harriet Williams, of 2, Crossfoxes Terrace, Glasgoed, St. Asaph. Flesquières Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Henry Eyton
Williams
Merchant Navy
(S.S. Solon II)
(Swansea)
2 Dec 1942 23 Son of the late Rev W G and Mrs Williams,
Draenwen,
Rhuddlan
Tower Hill Memorial, London
and also on
Rhuddlan War Memorial
Sergeant
Leonard Henry
Tickner

950358
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 23 Dec 1941 26 Son of Mr & Mrs L P Tickner, of Worthing, Sussex, England. Durrington Cemetery, Worthing, Sussex, England.
Trooper
Edward Cernyw
Jones

7925028
Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
(42nd/23rd Bn., The London Regt.)
28 Jan 1944 Son of Edward & Gwladys O Jones, of Bodelwyddan. Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

 

Post-1945

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Country Cemetery or
Memorial
Lance Corporal
Antony
Burke

24422490
Welsh Guards
(1st Bn.)
8 Jun 1982 23 Bluff Cove
FALKLAND ISLANDS
Buried in St Margarets Churchyard, Bodelwyddan

 

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