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War Memorials

Rhydymwyn

The Rhydymwyn War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died in the First and Second World Wars. The plaque is sited in the War Memorial Institute. Many of the names are also commemorated on the Mold War Memorial.

Rhydymwyn WarMemorial

Rhydymwyn is a village in the upper Alyn valley in Flintshire. It is part of the community of Cilcain. Between 1974 and 1996, it was in the county of Clwyd.

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
Edward
EDWARDS

36977
10th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 16 Aug 1916 21 Son of Elizabeth Edwards, of 6, Mill Terrace, Hendre, Mold, Flints, and the late John Edwards. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Company Sergeant Major
Edward Henry
EGERTON

21305
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(14th Bn.)
26 Aug 1918   Husband of M Egerton, of Dolfechlas Ucha, Rhydymwyn. Caterpiller Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.
Christopher
EVANS
       
Private
Harry
JACKSON

47011
Lancashire Fusiliers (10th Bn.) (Formerly 21551, Cheshire Regt.) 13 Oct 1918 27 Grandson of Edward Humphreys, Pen y Fron, Rhydymwyn, Mold. (1911 Census) Montigny Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
JONES
Thomas David

       
Sergeant
James
KNOWLES

28365
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(19th Bn.)
10 Sep 1916 36 Son of Samuel & Elizabeth Knowles, of Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England; husband of Margaret Ellen Knowles, of Tŷ Bricks, Rhydymwyn. Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Sapper
Isaac Jones
MORRIS

440271
Royal Engineers
(431st Field Coy.)
24 Nov 1917 Son of John Robert & Elizabeth Jones, of Gwernaffield. Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Sergeant
Orlando
ROWSON

25617
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(17th Bn.)
22 Jan 1916 50 Husband of Annie Rowson, of Wrexlea, Broncoed Park, Mold. La Gorgue Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
Private
WHENHAM
Joseph Edward

18382
Hampshire Regiment (2nd Bn.) 9 Jul 1916 20 Son of Stephen Edward & Ruth Whenham, of The Lodge, Pentre Hobyn. Couin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Flying Officer
Paul John
DAVIES-COOKE
36167
Royal Air Force
(72 Sqdn.)
27 Sep 1940 23 Son of Philip Tatton & Doris Davies-Cooke, of Gwasaney. St. John's Churchyard, Rhydymwyn.
Edward G
EDWARDS
         
Pilot Officer
Tudor Gwynn
EDWARDS

44819
Royal Air Force
(88 Sqdn.)
28 Aug 1941 27 Son of Taliesin & Myfanwy Edwards, of Rhydymwyn. Hoek van Holland General Cemetery, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands.
Ordinary Seaman
WILLIS
Walter Leslie

D/JX 169596
Royal Navy (HMS Valentine) 15 May 1940 21 Son of Walter Hubert and Lucy Willis, Bryn Celyn Farm, Rhydymwyn. Killed in bombing of ship by German Stuka dive bombers off Zeeland, Netherlands.Also commemorated on the Gwernaffield War Memorial.

Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

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