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War Memorials

Saltney Ferry

The Saltney Ferry War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II.
The memorials, formerly sited in St. Mathew's Church in Saltney Ferry (which was was destroyed by fire in 2008), are now in St Mark's Church in High Street, Saltney.

Saltney Ferry is a village to the west of the town of Saltney in Deeside, Flintshire. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd.

Saltney Ferry War Memorial WWISaltney Ferry War Memorial WWII

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
Samuel Leonard Cooper
CLARKE

240638
Cheshire Regiment (1/6th Bn.) 1 Jun 1918 22 Son of George Alfred & May Clarke, 11 North Street, Saltney Ferry. Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.
Private
Edwin
DAVIES
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Private
Oliver Cecil
EDWARDS

37086 & 2817
Royal Berkshire Regiment
(5th Bn.)
formerly
Cheshire Regiment
5 Apr 1918 23 Son of Thomas Wilfred & Sarah Edwards, Glendale Broughton Road, Saltney. Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
William Owen
JONES

7439
Royal Fusiliers - City of London Regiment
(20th Bn. )
31 Jul 1916 28 Son of Robert & Elizabeth Jones, of 58, Ewart Street, Saltney Ferry. St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
Pioneer
Edward Pulford
MORRIS

159332
Royal Engineers
(No. 2 Spec. Coy.)
6 Apr 1917 21 Son of Robert & Elizabeth Morris, of 55, Ewart Street, Saltney Ferry. Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St. Eloi, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
William Henry
OWEN
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Rifleman
William Riley
PARKINSON

228620
Monmouthshire Regiment
(1st Bn.)
25 Nov 1917 19 Son of Samuel & Mary Parkinson, of 70, Ewart Street, Saltney Ferry. Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Bombardier
Leonard Edmund
WALKER

W/1593
Royal Field Artillery
(119th Bde.)
17 Oct 1918 26 Husband of Mary Emily Walker, of 22, North Street, Saltney Ferry. Moorseele Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Sergeant
Stanley
ABRAM

909403
205 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 7 Dec 1941 22 Son of James Stanley & Louisa Abram Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
Private
George
ATHERTON

3660055
South Lancashire Regiment
(6th Bn.)
6 Jul 1940 45 Son of Frank & Sara Atherton; husband of Lena Atherton, of Saltney Ferry. Overleigh Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, England.
Gunner
George
BUCKLEY

2940048
Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery
59 (6th Bn. Hampshire Regt.)
15 Aug 1944 24 Son of John & Rebecca Buckley, of Higher Ferry, Sealand. Banneville-le-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Aircraftman 2nd Class
William Henry
HOROBIN

1109882
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 25 Apr 1944 23 Son of T H & Dinah E Horobin, of Saltney Ferry. Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
Sapper
Robert John
LEWIS

1991059
Royal Engineers
(5 Bomb Disposal Sec.)
7 Oct 1940 24 Son of Robert and Mary Lewis, of Saltney. Overleigh Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, England.
Leading Aircraftman
Cyril Edwin
LEWIS

1692611
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 7 Apr 1946 23 Son of Robert & Mary Lewis, of Saltney. Overleigh Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, England.

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This page was last revised 15th December 2013
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