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War Memorials

Llysfaen

The Llysfaen War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II and stands in the churchyard of St. Cynfran' Parish Church.

Llysfaen is a village and community in the County Borough of Conwy. The village was part of an exclave of historic Caernarfonshire until 1923, when it was transferred into historic Denbighshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was part of the county of Clwyd.

Llysfaen

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
ADAMS
Llewelyn Glyndwr

G/49711
Royal Fusiliers - City of London Regiment
(9th Bn.)
22 Nov 1917 25 Foster-son of Mrs E R Adams, of Glenmore, Colwyn Bay. Born Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France.
Lance Corporal
BARKER
James

203460
Gloucestershire Regiment
(2nd/6th Bn.)
15 Apr 1918 33 Son of John & M Barker, of Colwyn Bay; husband of Kathleen H Barker, of 2, Frome Hall Villas, Bath Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. St. Venant-Robecq Road British Cemetery, Robecq, Pas de Calais, France.
Sergeant
DANIELL
Ewell Eunice

17745
Royal Flying Corps
(6th Reserve Sqdn.)
3 Nov 1916 26 Born 27 Aug 1890 in Winnipeg, Canada. British subject. Husband of Hilda May Daniell (nee Whitley). Resident of Gwynfryn, Old Colwyn. Church Cemetery, Old Colwyn.
DAVIES
John
      Of Mona House, Llysfaen.  
DAVIES
John Thomas
      Of Elvan View, Llysfaen.  
Private
DAVIES
William Owen

120525
Royal Army Medical Corps 16 Jan 1918 35 Son of William & Jane Davies, of 5, Bryn Ffynnon Terrace, Old Colwyn. Non-Conformist Cemetery, Old Colwyn.
Private
EVANS
Edward John

36640
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
10 Jul 1916 24 Son of Thomas & Mary Evans, of Ogwen Cottage, Old Colwyn. Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France.
Private
FISHER
William John

240585
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/5th Bn.)
20 Jun 1918 23 Son of Oscar George &  Margaret Fisher, of Canolymarian, Llysfaen. Jerusalem War Memorial, Israel.
Private
FOULKES 
Owen

203538
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(11th Bn.)
19 Oct 1918 22 Born Llaneilian. Son of Leah Foulkes, of Penmaen Cottage, Penmaenrhos, Old Colwyn, & the late Robert Foulkes. Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta.
HUGHES
Joseph
      Of Tan y Penmaen, Llysfaen.  
Lance Corporal
HUGHES
Thomas Howell

1522
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/6th Bn.)
26 Oct 1915 26 Son of Hugh & Catherine Ann Hughes, of Henllys, Llysfaen. Helles Memorial, Turkey.
JONES
Alfred
      Of 5, Park Road, Llysfaen.  
Private
JONES 
Charles Edward

46256
Machine Gun Corps Infantry
(59th Coy.)
6 Jan 1917 23 Son of William Lewis Jones & Elizabeth Jones, of Tyn-y-Fron, Penmaenrhos. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
JONES
Edward

6637
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
21 Apr 1918 20 Son of Edward & Mary E Jones, of Tan y Coed, Llysfaen. Contay British Cemetery, Somme, France.
Private
JONES
Hywel

25485 & 33101
South Wales Borderers
(11th Bn.)
formerly
Kings Shropshire Light Infantry
1 Aug 1917   Of Bron Llan, Llysfaen. Born in Llaneilian. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
JONES 
Joseph Garner

18886
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
11 Jul 1916 28 Of Rose Cottage, Llysfaen. Son of Mr & Mrs J Jones, of Colwyn. Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'abbe, Somme, France.
JONES
Lloyd
      Of 8, Pentregwyddel Terrace, Llysfaen.  
JONES
Owen
      Of 2, Bron Llan, Llysfaen.  
Private
JONES
Thomas Peter

87014
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(2nd Bn.)
13 Sep 1918   Son of Peter & Mary Jones, of 8, Bodryfedd Terrace, Llysfaen.  
Telegraphist LARSON
John Griffith

Bristol Z/1274
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve   (HMS Duke of Clarence) 1 Apr 1918 30 Brother of Caroline Williams, 5 Wellington Road, Old Colwyn: Son of Honor and Ellen Larson, 1 Rhuddlan Road, Abergele. (1901 Census). Of Gele House, Llysfaen. St. Cynfran's Churchyard, Llysfaen.
Rev.
LEWIS
Ivor Morgan
Royal Navy
(HMS Goliath)
13 May 1915 26 Son of David & Caroline Lewis, of The Rectory, Llanbedr, Ruthin, Denbighshire. Torpedoed by Turkish navy, off Gallipoli, Turkey. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent, England.
Private
LEWIS
John Gordon

323332
London Regiment - City of London Rifles
(1st/6th Bn.)
7 Jun 1917   Son of David & Caroline Lewis, of The Rectory, Llanbedr, Ruthin, Denbighshire. Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Wardroom Attendant McCOMBE
Charles
Mercantile Marine
(HMHS Llandovery Castle, London)
27 Jun 1918   Of Chwarel Goch, Llysfaen. Born in  Liverpool, England. Son of the late John & Elizabeth McCombe (nee Jones). Torpedoed by German submarine off the south coast of Ireland. Tower Hill Memorial, London, England.
Private
MORRIS
William

32099
Welsh Regiment (19th (Pioneer) Bn.) 24 Apr 1918 33 Husband of Catherine Morris, of 3, Gwyn-Fryn Terrace, of Llanddulas, Denbighshire. Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Private
PARRY
Thomas Bridge

316132 & 267804
Cheshire Regiment
(11th Bn.)
formerly
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
21 Aug 1918 32 Born Wrexham, Denbighshire. Husband of Catherine A Parry (nee Owen). Niederzwehren Cemetery, Hessen, Germany.
Private
ROBERTS
Hugh

267408
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(19th Bn.)
23 Nov 1917 29 Of Tŷ Isa. Son of Mrs. Mary Davies, of 1, Bron Parc, Llysfaen. Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.
Private
ROBERTS
Idwal Harries

11835
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(8th Bn.)
3 Feb 1917   Of Tan 'r Allt, Llysfaen. Resident of Surbiton, Surrey, England. Basra Memorial, Iraq.
ROBERTS
John
      Of Graiglwyd, Llysfaen.  
ROBERTS
John
      Of 1, Rock Terrace, Llysfaen.  
ROBERTS
John James
      Of 5, Ogwen Terrace, Llysfaen.  
Private
ROBERTS 
Llewelyn

41282
Lancashire Fusiliers
("A" Coy. 15th Bn.)
10 Aug 1918 21 Son of Hugh and Sarah Roberts, of Bro Llewelyn, Bryn Gwylan Terrace, Llysfaen. Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
ROBERTS
Robert

25544
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(17th Bn.)
4 Mar 1916 23 Brother of 25542 Pte. Moses Roberts, Coed Coch View, Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay. (1911 Census). Also commemorated on the Llandudno War Memorial. Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'avoue, Pas de Calais, France.
ROBERTS
Robert John
      Of 6, Pentregwyddel Terrace, Llysfaen.  
Private
ROBERTS
Thomas Samuel

36843
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(13th Bn.)
21 Apr 1916   Of 1, Bryn Gwylan Terrace, Llysfaen. Rue-du-Bacquerot No. 1 Military Cemetery, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France.
SMITH
William Summers
      Of Brynonnen, Llysfaen.  
Private
THOMAS
William

54664
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(13th Bn.)
27 Aug 1918 22 Son of Robert & Elizabeth Thomas, of Penycoed, Bache, Llysfaen. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Guardsman
WHEATER
William Herbert

26912
Grenadier Guards 27 Jul 1919 33 Of Oakfield, Llysfaen. Husband of Winifred J Wheater, of Station Road, Lubenham, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England. Non-Conformist Cemetery, Old Colwyn.
Private
WILLIAMS
Clement

241137
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(14th Bn.)
4 Nov 1918   Born Holywell, Flintshire. Husband of Jennie Williams, 4 Bryn Ffynnon Terrace, Old Colwyn. Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France.
Private
WILLIAMS
David Hugh

345314 & 1250
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(24th Bn.)
formerly
Denbighshire Yeomanry
1 Nov 1917   Of 3, Rhos View Terrace, Llysfaen. Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
WILLIAMS
John
      Of 11, Pentregwyddel Terrace, Llysfaen.  
WILLIAMS
John
      Of Tanybryn, Llysfaen.  
WILLIAMS
John
      Of Rose Hill, Llysfaen.  
Private
WILLIAMS
Richard Henry

25121
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
2 Aug 1917   Of Brynonnen, Llysfaen. Artillery Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

§ Also commemorated on the Old Colwyn War Memorial.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Aircraftman 1st Class
JONES
Gwilym Samuel

1538260
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 16 May 1943 21 Of Bryn Dedwydd. Son of Edward & Maggie Jones, of Llysfaen; husband of Mair Jones, of Llysfaen. St. Cynfran's Churchyard, Llysfaen.
JONES
Wilfred
      Craigside  

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