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War Memorials

Glyndyfrdwy

The Glyndyfrdwy War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I. The memorial stands off the main A5 road through the village.

Glyndyfrdwy is a village on the banks of the River Dee, bewteen the towns of Llangollen and Corwen, in the county of Denbighshire. Until 1974 it was in the historic county of Merionethshire and, between 1974 and 1996, in the county of Clwyd.

The village is famous for its association with Owain Glyndwr

Glyndyfrdwy War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
 Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
DAVIES
Evan Goronwy
Private
DAVIES
William Thomas
2402 & 36164
Welsh Guards
(1st Bn.)
formerly
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
27 Dec 1916 Born in Corwen. Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, Somme, France.
Private
EDWARDS
David Jones
301433
Tank Corps
(13th Bn.)
15 Apr 1918 20 Born in Llwyngwril, Merionethshire.
Son of Thomas William and Jane A Edwards, Glyn Dŵr, Glyndyfrdwy.
Tyne Cot Memorial,
West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium
Private
HUGHES
Thomas Lloyd

45117
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)
28 Jun 1918 22 Son of Thomas & Catherine Hughes, of Minafon, Glyndyfrdwy. Ploegstreert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium.
Private
JACKS
Thomas Charles

345543
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(24th Denbighshire Yeomanry Bn.)
31 Oct 1917 34 Son of Margaret Jacks, of Hill Side, Fron Bache, Llangollen, & the late Charles Jacks. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Private
JONES
John Goronwy

4068
Welsh Guards
(1st Bn.)
6 Nov 1918 27 Son of David & Grace Jones, of Fronlwyd, Glyndyfrdwy.  
Private
JONES
John Thomas

204467
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(Depot)
22 Mar 1919 30 Born in Ruabon, Denbighshire. Son of Evan & Ellen Jones, Tŷ Canol, Glyndyfrdwy. St. Thomas' Churchyard, Glyndyfrdwy.
Private
JONES
Richard

268072
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(17th Bn.)
1 May 1918 19 Son of Griffith & Sarah Jones, 16, New Inn Terrace, Glyndyfrdwy. Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.
Private
PUGH
Philip
290877
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/7th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 23 Born in Llanyblodwel, Shropshire, England. Son of William & Elizabeth Pugh, of Lilac Cottage, Llynclys Hill, Oswestry. Of Carrog Isa. Gaza War Memorial, Gaza, Palestine.
Private
ROBERTS
David

35512
Machine Gun Corps Infantry
(32nd Coy.)
28-Aug-16 32 Son of William and Margaret Roberts, of Tŷ Capel, Glyndyfrdwy. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Acting Bombardier
ROWLANDS
Edward Henry

69885
Royal Garrison Artillery
(13th Siege Bty.)
25-Dec-17 29 Son of Owen & Ellen Rowlands, 4, New Inn Terrace, Glyndyfrdwy. Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France.

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