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War Memorials

Whitewell or Iscoyd
Iscoed

The Whitewell/Iscoyd War Memorial commemorates those men from the area who were killed in conflict throughout the world. The war memorial takes the form of a high, standing stone Celtic Cross, set on a three-tiered plinth.

Iscoyd/Whitewell War Memorial

Whitewell or Iscoyd (Welsh: Iscoed) is a village and ecclesiastical parish in the community of Bronington in the rural Maelor district of the County Borough of Wrexham, on the border with England. Until 1974 the area was part of historic Flintshire and between 1974 and 1996 part of the county of Clwyd.

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
DUCKERS
Joseph

M2/020641
Army Service Corps
(6th Mechanical Transport Coy. GHQ)
4 Nov 1918 29 Stepson of Mary E Duckers, of Broad Oak Cottage, Whitewell. Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France.
Gunner (Signaller)
GLOVER
Kenneth Houghton

193803
Royal Field Artillery 8 Dec 1918 30 Only son of James & Charlotte E Glover, of Lowton House, Lowton, Lancashire, England; husband of Mary B Glover, of Elf Howe, Staveley, Westmorland, England. St. Mary's Churchyard, Whitewell.
Commander
GODSAL
Alfred Edmund

DSO, Croix de Guerre (France)
Royal Navy
(HMS Vindictive) 
10 May 1918 33 Son of Philip T & Ellen H Godsal, of Iscoyd Park, Iscoyd. Brother of Walter Hugh Godsal (below). Oostende New Communal Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Major
GODSAL
Walter Hugh

DSO, MC
Durham Light Infantry
(2nd Bn.)
26 Mar 1918 34 Son of Philip T & Ellen H Godsal, of Iscoyd Park, Iscoyd. Brother of Alfred Edmund Godsal (above). St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Somme, France.
Private
JONES
Harold

202562
Manchester Regiment
(2/5th Bn.)
6 Oct 1917 26 Son of Job & Ellen Jones, Higher Wych, Cheshire, England. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Captain
LEE
Philip Warburton
Royal Field Artillery
(29th Bty.)
11 Oct 1917 25 Son of Joseph Henry Warburton Lee & Emmeline Vernon Lee, of Broad Oak, Whitewell. Brother of Bernard Armitage Warburton Lee. (See WW2 below) Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
MELLOR
Thomas

18446
Lancashire Fusiliers
(3rd/5th Bn.)
10 Oct 1917 20 Son of John Thomas Mellor, of Wych Mills, & the late Elizabeth Mellor. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Captain
LEE
Bernard Armitage Warburton

VC
Royal Navy
(HMS Hardy)
10 Apr 1940 44 Born in Broad Oak, Whitewell. Son of Mr & Mrs J H Warburton Lee; husband of Elizabeth Warburton Lee, of Cringletie, Peeblesshire, Scotland. Brother of Philip Warburton Lee. (See WW1 above). Ballangen New Cemetery, Norway.
Trooper
WYNNE
Arthur

4035283
Royal Armoured Corps
(53 Regt. Reconnaissance Corps)
2 Aug 1944 30 Son of James & Adelaide Wynne, Mill Cottage, Horseman's Green.  Husband of Constance Nancy Gwenneth Wynne of Carmarthenshire. St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, Calvados, France.

 

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