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War Memorials

Mostyn

The Mostyn War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars. The memorial takes the form of a pulpit in Christ Church Parish Church.

Mostyn is a small town, community and port on the Dee Estuary in Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

MostynMemorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
Thomas William
CLIFF

240201
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 22 Son of Mrs Catherine Cliff, of 23, Marsh Row, Mostyn. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Private
Daniel
DENNIS

975
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
10 Aug 1915 26 Son of Edward & Ann Dennis, of Marsh Row, Mostyn. Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Private
William Thomas
EDWARDS

123993
Machine Gun Corps
(31st Bn.)
14 May 1918 24 Son of Thomas Edwards, of 7, Squares, Glan y Don, Mostyn. Caestre Military Cemetery, Nord, France.
Private
James
HAYES
2917
1st/5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 8 Oct 1915 33 Husband of T. Hayes, of 22, North Parade, New Hey, Rochdale. Portianos Military Cemetery, Greece.
Private
William Henry
HUGHES

41370
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
(9th Bn.)
18 Sep 1918 19 Son of Sarah E Pearson (formerly Hughes), of Taliesin Cottage, Rhewl, Mostyn. Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension, Aisne, France.
Private
Isaac
JONES

999
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
1 Sep 1915 21 Son of John Robert & Margaret Jones, of 30, The Square, Mostyn. Helles Memorial, Turkey.
Issac
JONES
    Of Rhewl, Mostyn.
Private
John Owen
JONES

40096
South Lancashire Regiment
(3rd Bn.)
13 May 1917 20 Son of Samuel & Jane Jones, of 5, Glan y Morfa, Llanerch y Môr, Mostyn, Flints. Mostyn (Christ Church) Churchyard, Mostyn, Flintshire
Lance Corporal
Peter
JONES
20977
14th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10 Jul 1916 22 Son of Edward and Winifred Jones, of 37, Trevor, Greenfield, Holywell, Flints. Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France.
Chaplain
Thomas Glasfryn
JONES
Army Chaplains' Department
attd.
South Wales Borderers
12 Apr 1917 33 Son of Mr & Mrs John Jones, of 3, Meidrim Road, Llangeitho, Cardiganshire. Late Curate at Mostyn. Died at the Empire Hospital, Vincent Square, London, England. St. Ceitho Churchyard, Llangeitho, Cardiganshire.
Private
Thomas Salisbury
JONES

44130
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(10th Bn.)
8 Apr 1917   Son of Mr T Jones, of Fishery House, Mostyn. Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains, Pas de Calais, France.
Lance Corporal
John Richard
LANCELOT

240939 & 2873
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 Son of John Richard & Sarah Ann Lancelot, of Greenfield. Jerusalem Memorial,
Private
Bertie Stanley
LEE

46839
South Wales Borderers
(1st Bn.)
4 Nov 1918 19 Son of Robert & Elizabeth Lee, of Bryn Oer, Mostyn. Christ Church Churchyard, Mostyn.
Sapper
Charles Frederick
MALBON

357805 & 43745
Royal Engineers   (4th Field Survey Coy.)
formerly
Royal Army Service Corp
(4th Field Survey Coy., R.E.)
30 Mar 1918 38 Son of Charles & Elizabeth Mary Malbon, of Rothesay, Hykeham Moor, Lincolnshire, England. Enlisted at Holywell. Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
Ben
OSLER

13296
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(9th Bn.)
28 May 1917 31 Son of Mary Osler, of Mostyn, & the late Ben Osler. Klein-Vierstaat British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
William Henry
PARRY

75503
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(9th Bn.)
18 Apr 1918 20 Son of Henry & Ann Eliza Parry, of 1, Halendy, Mostyn. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Lieutenant
Samuel
PULFORD
H.M. Tug "Stolic" Royal Naval Reserve (formerly 753 Welsh Horse Reserve) 26 Jun 1917 52 Husband of the late Elizabeth Jane Corkill (formerly Pulford), Hill Glen, Ffordd Las, Prestatyn. Also commemorated on the Holywell and Prestatyn War Memorials). Zion Congregational Chapelyard, Holywell.
Lance Sergeant
THOMAS
Jacob

6201
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(9th Bn.)
25 Sep 1915 40 Born in Holywell, Flintshire. Son of the late Jacob & Ann Thomas, of Mostyn, Flintshire; husband of Margaret Thomas, of 2, Parry's Row, Pentre, Queensferry. Also commemorated on the Hawarden War Memorial. Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
Joseph
WHITLY
13302
9th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 11 Nov 1916 24 Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Whitley, White Lion Cottage, Rhewl, Mostyn Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, Somme, France.
Private
Edward Irving
WILLIAMS

127840 & 204653
Machine Gun Corps Infantry
(271st Bn.)
formerly
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
27 May 1918   Born at Mostyn. Died at sea. Son of Thomas and Jane Williams, Pontyrow Whitford, Flintshire (1911 Census) Chatby Memorial, Egypt.
Private
George Trevor
WILLIAMS

241495
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5/6th Bn.)
15 Nov 1918 30 Son of David & Annie Williams; husband of Jemima Williams, of 14, Tai Trevor, Llanerch y Môr, Mostyn. Died of dysentery in hospital at Alexandria, Egypt. Deir El Belah War Cemetery, Gaza, Palestine.
T W
WILLIAMS
         
Private
William Thomas
WILLIAMS

15385
7th Bn. Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians). Formerly 26076, King's Shropshire Light Infantry 31 Jul 1917 21 Son of Peter and Sarah Ann Williams, Halendy, Mostyn. (1911 Census) Potijze Chateau Lawn Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Private
Herbert Price
WYNNE

TR/6/6268 & 201092 & 184658
Training Reserve   (12th Bn.)
transf. to
Labour Corps
(85th Coy.)
formerly
Royal Army Service Corps
17 Sep 1917   Born Whitford, Flintshire.  Son of John Wynne, of Halendy, Mostyn. Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
Joseph Edward
WYNNE

115689
Machine Gun Corps Infantry
(38th Bn.)
10 May 1918 35 Son of Jane E Wynne; husband of M E Wynne, of Mount Villas, Rhewl, Mostyn. Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Sergeant
Percy Goronwy
ELLIS

4191514
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
(8th Bn.)
21 Jun 1944 31 Son of Richard & Louisa Ellis; husband of Bera Ellis, of Mostyn. Orvieto War Cemetery, Italy.
Elwyn
HUGHES
         
Fusilier
Stephen
HUGHES

14739088
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(4th Bn.)
14 Feb 1945 18 Son of Stephen & Jane Hughes, of Rhewl, Mostyn. Rheinberg War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Douglas
JONES
       
Kenneth
JONES
Sergeant
John Ellis
THOMAS

1062347
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve   (70 Sqdn.) 21 Sep 1942 35 Son of William & Annie Thomas, of Mostyn. Alamein Memorial, Egypt.
Chief Engineer Officer
Thomas
WILLIAMS
Merchant Navy   M.V. Lady Mostyn (Chester) 23 Jul 1940 Son of Thomas & Mary Williams; husband of Margaret Williams, of Mostyn. Sunk by a mine in Liverpool Bay. Picton Cemetery, Llanasa.
Tudor
WILLIAMS

 

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