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War Memorials

Erbistock
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The Erbistock War Memorial commemorates those local men who died in World War I and World War II. The memorial takes the form of two plaques mounted inside St. Parish Church.

Erbistock War Memorial

The community and ecclesiastical parish of Erbistock lies on the banks of the River Dee in the County Borough of Wrexham. The community also includes the villages of Crabtree Green and Eyton. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Denbighshire, but with a small area of the parish in historic Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996, it was part of the county of Clwyd.

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Lieutenant Colonel
CHAPLIN
Charles Slingsby
King's Royal Rifle Corps
(9th Bn.)
30 Jul 1915 52 Son of Clifford Waterman Chaplin; husband of Gwladys Greenfield (formerly Chaplin), of Erbistock House, Erbistock. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
DAVIES
Alfred

200987
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/4th Bn.)
6 Apr 1918 36 Son of Edward &Sarah Davies, of Manley Cottage, Erbistock. Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme, France.
Private
EDGE
William

57072
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(10th Bn.)
13 Nov 1916 26 Son of George & Elizabeth Edge, of Bankers Cottage, Erbistock. Queens Cemetery, Puisieux, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
JONES
James

42854 & 160621
Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment
(7th Bn.)
formerly
Royal Field Artillery
29 Nov 1917 24 Son of Thomas & Margaret Jones, of Twining Hill, Overton Bridge. Canada Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
WYNNE
Samuel Maurice

32420
South Lancashire Regiment
(2nd/4th Bn.)
1 Oct 1918 21 Son of Henry & Mary Wynne, of Overton Bridge. Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St. Marc, Pas de Calais, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Major
CHAPLIN
Patrick Rupert Slingsby

47545
Kings Royal Rifle Corps
(2nd Bn.)
1 Jun 1942 32 Born in Monmouth, Monmouthshire. Son of Colonel Charles Slingsby Chaplin, & of Gwladys Chaplin, of Overton Bridge. Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
Fusilier
EDGE
Leonard William

14387195
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(4th Bn.)
19 Jul 1944 19 Son of George & Blodwen Edge, of Erbistock. Bayeux Memorial, Calvados, France.
Sub-Lieutenant (A)
HAMLET
Ronald Standring
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
(HMS Landrail)
1 May 1943 22 Son of Jesse & Eliza Ellen Hamlet, of Overton Bridge. St. Hilary's Churchyard Extension, Erbistock.

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