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War Memorials

Penyffordd

The Penyffordd War Memorial commemorates those men of the Penyffordd and Penymynydd area who died in the First and Second World Wars. Two memorial plaques are sited inside the Penyffordd & Penymynydd War Memorial Institute.

Penyffordd is a village and community Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996, it was in the county of Clwyd.

Penyffordd War Memorial Penyffordd War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Lance Corporal
Henry T
ASBURY

262808
Royal Engineers   Syren Forces 1 Feb 1919 36 Born at Penymynydd. Son of Richard & Emma Asbury; husband of Mary Elizabeth Asbury, of Belle Vue Terrace, Penyffordd. Murmansk New British Cemetery, Russia.
Gunner
George Vincent
DAVIES

831931
Royal Field Artillery
("A" Bty. 241st Bde.)
11 Sep 1917 21 Son of Ithel & Rose Hannah Davies of Penyffordd. Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
Arthur
GRIFFITHS

12317
1st Bn. North Staffordshire (Prince of Wales's) Regiment 31 Aug 1916 36 Born Penyffordd. Son of Margaret Griffiths, Rhos Road, Penyffordd, Hope. (1901 Census) Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Somme, France
Private
Frank
GRIFFITHS

12316
Prince of Wales' North Staffordshire Regiment
(8th Bn.)
6 Nov 1918 Brother of Mr T G Griffiths, of Rose Cottage, Penyffordd. Enlisted at Castleford, Yorkshire, England. Awoingt British Cemetery, Nord, France.
Private
Alfred
HEMMINGS
241473
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 20 Son of William and Mary Hemmings, of The Cottage, Penyffordd. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Charles
JONES
Corporal
Richard
LEWIS

33904
South Wales Borderers (2nd Bn.) 20 Aug 1918 25 Son of Noah and Hannah Lewis, Penymynydd, Mold (1911 Census): husband of Emily Lewis. Also commemorated on the Hope War Memorial. Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension Bailleul, Nord, France.
Lance Corporal
J Percival
MESSHAM

21494
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
23 Aug 1916 Son of Edward & Mary Ellen Messham, of Dobshill. Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Private
John William
ROBERTS

6025
Connaught Rangers
(5th Bn.)
10 Mar 1918 34 Son of Joseph Roberts, of Laburnum Cottage, Penymyndd; and the late Martha Roberts. Ramleh War Cemetery, Ramla, Israel.
Private
Samuel
WILCOCK

21495
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(10th Bn.)
16 Aug 1916 Son of Thomas & Barbara Wilcock, of Bannel. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
James
BRADSHAW
Robert
DAVIES
Driver
Thomas
EDWARDS

T/10673230
Royal Army Service Corps 29 May 1943 21 Son of William H & Sarah E Edwards, of Penyffordd. Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya.
Gunner
James
ELLIS

1818009
Royal Artillery
(3 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt.)
9 May 1943 28 Son of Samuel & Ann Ellis, of Pontybodkin; husband of May Louisa Ellis, of Tir y Fron, Pontybodkin. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
Leading Aircraftsman
Thomas Peter Raymond
HULLEY
1411108
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(2749 Sqdn. R.A.F. Regt.)
22 Mar 1943 21 Son of Thomas & Emma Hulley, of Dobshill. St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Penymynydd.
Harold
JOHNSON
Joseph
PRICE
Private
Joseph Edward
REYNOLDS

1808364
Monmouthshire Regiment
(3rd Bn.)
17 Aug 1944 23 Of Hafod Owen, Hope. Son of Joseph & Maggie Reynolds, of Wrexham. Banneville-la-Campagne War Memorial, Calvados, France.
Sergeant
John Charles
WILLIS

1621067
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 8 Mar 1944 26 Son of Charles and Ada M Willis, of Penyffordd. Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya.
Flight Sergeant
George Harold
WILLIAMS

964465
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 30 Nov 1944 26 Son of Thomas & Clara Alice Williams; husband of Joyce Mable Williams, of Penyffordd. Christ Church Churchyard, Pontbleiddyn.
Gunner
William
WRIGHT

4201802
Royal Artillery
(20 Anti-Tank Regt.)
20 Jul 1944 29 Son of Edward Wright, & of Ellen Wright, of Penyfford. Le Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres, Calvados, France.
Pilot Officer
Charles Norman
WRIGHT
174338
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(630 Sqdn.)
8 Jul 1944 29 Son of Joseph & Maud Eliza Wright, husband of Phyllis Collins Wright, of Dobshill. Omerville Communal Cemetery, Val d'Oise, France.

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