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War Memorials

Queensferry

The Queensferry War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II.

The memorial tablets are in Queensferry War Memorial Institute and Queensferry School (marked *).

Queensferry is a village in Deeside in Flintshire.   Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

Queensferry War MemorialQueensferry School War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
ANKERS (*)
Joseph Thomas
40515
20th Bn. Manchester Regiment 05/12/1916 22 Son of William and Lizzie Ankers, of Main Rd., Pentre, Hawarden, Flints. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery, Somme, France
Sergeant
CARTER (*)
Leonard
240472
14th Bn, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 22/04/1918 20 Son of Emma Carter, 17 Plumpton Street, Warrington, Cheshire, England. Also listed on the Hawarden War memorial. Buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France
Private
CROFT (*)
Herbert Hamilton
M/376199
16th G.H.Q. Reserve M.T. Coy. Royal Army Service Corps 10/02/1919 21 Son of Robert and Jessie Croft, of Eastwood, Hawarden, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden war Memorial. Buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord, France
Private
DAVIES (*)
Frederick George
66021
1/6th Bn. Cheshire Regiment 16/02/1918 19 Son of Frederick George and Annie Davies, of 4, New St., Pentre, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden war memorial. Buried in Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand, Somme, France
Private
EVANS (*)
Edgar
240263
1st/5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 09/03/1918 23 Son of John and Esther Evans, of 1, North Terrace. Sandycroft, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War memorial. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Private
FOX
William

18783
16th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 7 March 1916 26 Son of William Henry and Sarah Fox, of Queen's Ferry; husband of Ada Fox, of Carew House, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Lieutenant
GLADSTONE
William Glynne Charles
1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 13 April 1915 29 Son of William Henry Gladstone and the Hon. Gertrude Gladstone, of Hawarden Castle, Flintshire and Grandson of Rt Hon. W.E. Gladstone, the former Prime Minister Buried in Hawarden (St. Deiniol) Churchyard, Flintshire
Private
GRIFFITHS (*)
Charles
48393
2nd Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers 21/04/1918   Mont-Bernanchon British Cemetery, Gonnehem, Pas de Calais, France
Private
GRIFFITHS (*)
Edward Thomas
38568
7th Bn. King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) 30/05/1918 19 Son of Samuel and Mary Ann Griffiths, of Queen's Ferry, nr. Chester. Formerly 4/2708, T.R. Battalion. Buried in Sandpits British Cemetery, Fouquereuil, Pas de Calais, France
Private
IZZARD
Clarence

12717
8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 7 Oct 1915 20 Son of John and Lizzie Izzard, of 3, Thorpe St., Rhyl. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Private
JACKSON (*)
David Samuel

11513
1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 30/06/1916 23 Son of Margaret Jackson, Excelsior Cottage, Queensferry, Flints (1911 Census) Buried in Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Private
JONES (*)
Edward John

55998
15th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 31/07/1917 23 Son of Edward and Lucy Jones, of 1, Ivy Cottage, Aston, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Private
LATHAM (*)
Henry Stephen

1326
5th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers 21 Aug 1915 19 Son of Paul and Mary J Latham, 8 Queen St, Flint (1901 Census). Also listed on the Hawarden & Queensferry War Memorial. Buried in Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli)
Private
LEATHERBARROW (*)
Eric

48709
1st Bn. South Wales Borderers 23/07/1918 19 Son of Annie Lilian Leatherbarrow, 10 Kirby Grove, Shotton, Flint. Brother of James Minard Leatherbarrow (below). Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Corporal
LEATHERBARROW (*)
James Minard

788
5th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10/08/1915 21 Son of Annie Lilian Leatherbarrow, 10 Kirby Grove, Shotton, Flint. Brother of Eric Leatherbarrow (above). Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli)
Private
LEWIS (*)
Griffith Thomas

45904
50th Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 12/04/1918 20 Son of William Lewis, of 50, Station Rd., Queensferry, Chester, and the late Mary Anne Lewis. Also listed on the Connah's Quay and Shotton and Hawarden War Memorials. Buried in Ploegstreert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium
Private
LITTLER (*)
Albert H (served as Albert HANNAH)

53888
1st Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers 04/05/1917 18 Son of Mrs. Lilly Littler, of 17, Welsh Rd., Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France
Private
MORRIS (*)
Isaac Walter

36692
13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 31/07/1917 19 Brother of Miss M. T. Morris, of 17, Henrietta St., Shotton, Chester. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Lieutenant
MUMFORD (*)
B

RAF        
Private
NICHOLS
Percy (*)

11536
8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 20 Oct 1915 18 Son of Mr. W. J. and Mrs. J. E. Nichols, of Cycle Stores, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Connah's Quay and Shotton War & Queensferry Memorials. Buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Private
ROBERTS (*)
David

Cheshire Regiment        
Private
STREFFORD (*)
Thomas

89365
2nd Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 15/11/1918 23 Son of Edwin and Mary Ann Strefford, of Shotton, Chester. Also listed on the Connah's Quay and Shotton and Hawarden War Memorials. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France
Aircraftman 1st Class
TAYLOR (*)
James Roach

242044
11th Sqdn. Royal Air Force 05/09/1919 20 Son of W. H. and Bessie Taylor, of 37, Gladstone Rd., Cambrian View, Chester. Buried in Hawarden Cemetery, Flintshire
Private
THOMAS (*)
Frank

29256
2/5th Bn. King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 04/10/1918 18 Grandson of Harriet Rowland, 12 Rose Terrace Sandycroft. (1911 Census). Formerly 82581, Lancashire Fusiliers. Buried in Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Able Seaman
VENABLES (*)
John

R/6004
Anson Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 28/03/1918 20 Son of James and Mary Jane Venables, of Chemical Works, Queen's Ferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1., Somme, France.
Gunner
WAINWRIGHT (*)
Samuel

116308
29th Bty. 42nd Bde. Royal Field Artillery 05/04/1917 20 Son of Robert and Mary Ann Wainwright, of 31, Brookside Garden City, Queensferry, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Faubourg D'amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France
Private
WIGLEY (*)
Thomas

43814
16th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 30/08/1918 22 Son of John and Elizabeth Wigley, of Gladstone Terrace, Pentre, Chester. Also listed on the Hawarden War Memorial. Buried in Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France

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