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War Memorials

Sandycroft

The Sandycroft War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II.
The memorial is in St. Francis Church in Chester Road.

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

Sandycroft War Memorial

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
Joseph Thomas ANKERS
40515
Manchester Regiment
(20th Bn.)
5 Dec 1916 21 Born in Sandycroft. Son of Arthur & Lizzie Ethel Ankers, Main Road, Pentre, Hawarden. Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery, Somme, France.
Private
Lewis
CHARE

61248
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
22 Apr 1918 27 Born at Small Heath, Birmingham, England. Son of William & Mary Ann Chare; husband of Martha Amelia Chare, of 73, Phoenix Street, Sandycroft. Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France.
Private
James
CRISP

10126
Cheshire Regiment
(1st Bn.)
5 Sep 1916 32 Son of Alfred Crisp, of Fayette Avenue, Eden Center, Brockport, New York, USA; husband of Rose A Crisp, of 15, North Terrace, Sandycroft. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
John
DRYLAND

53953
Welsh Regiment
(15th Bn.)
attd.
Royal Engineers
30 Jun 1917 25 Son of John Dryland, of Chester, England. Gransdon of Ann Foulkes, of Phoenix Street, Sandycroft. Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
E J
EVANS
Private
Edgar
EVANS

240263
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st/5th Bn.)
9 Mar 1918 23 Born in Queensferry. Son of John & Esther Evans, of 1, North Terrace, Sandycroft. Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.
Private
Philip Charles
EVANS

53957
Welsh Regiment
(15th Bn.)
30 Jul 1917 24 Born in Sandycroft. Son of William and Maria Evans, of Doveyscroft, Hawarden. Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Gunner
John
HOUGH

35851
Royal Garrison Artillery
(93rd Coy.)
27 Aug 1914 27 Son of Henry & Catherine Hough, Pentre, Hawarden. Kanatte Cemetery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Private
Ira John
IVIN

DM2/195223
594th M. T. Coy.
attd.
X Corps. Army Service Corps
20 Oct 1917
or
27 Sep 1916
30 Born Pontymister, Risca, Monmouthshire. Son of Elizabeth Ivin, Shaftesbury Terrace, Risca, Monmouthshire. Husband of Catherine E Ivin, of Hawarden. Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
S
LATHAM
Private
Thomas John
MASSEY
20143
Royal Welsh Fusiliers (14th Bn.) 10 Jul 1916 Son of Henry & Elizabeth Massey, of Pentre, Hawarden. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Private
Joseph McDONOUGH
11697
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
14 Jul 1916 25 Born in Liverpool, England. St. Deiniol's Churchyard, Hawarden.
Private
David
ROBERTS

240981
1st/4th Bn. Cheshire Regiment 14 Oct 1918 Son of Margaret Roberts and brother of Edward Roberts. Hooge Crater Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
E A D
SMITH
F
THOMAS
Private
Joseph
THOMAS

53947
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(1st Bn.)
11 Jan 1917 19 Son of Samuel & Kate Thomas, of Dee View, Hawarden. Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France.
J
WALTON
Private
Thomas Henry WIGLEY
43814
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(16th Bn.)
30 Aug 1918 22 Son of John & Elizabeth Wigley, Gladstone Terrace, Pentre, Hawarden. Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France.
F
WILLIAMS
Rifleman
Joseph
WILLIAMS

371330
London Regiment -Post Office Rifles
(8th Bn.)
24 Jul 1917 21 Son of Samuel & Emily Williams, of Brook Cottage, Moor Lane, Sandycroft. Oak Dump Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
William
WILLIAMS

241333
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(5th Bn.)
26 Mar 1917 23 Son of Samuel & Emily Williams, of Brook Cottage, Moor Lane, Sandycroft. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Trooper
Thomas Hubert
BOSWELL

7912903
11th Hussars Royal Armoured Corps 10 Mar 1945 28 Son of Thomas & Lily Boswell; husband of Olive Eileen Boswell, of Mancot Royal. Rome War Cemetery, Italy.
Gunner
William Leonard
BURROWS

1721779
Royal Artillery
(240 Bty., 771. I.A.A. Regt.)
30 Apr 1944 34 Son of George & Elizabeth Burrows, of Sandycroft; husband of Muriel Burrows, of Sandycroft. Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan.
J G
CHAPMAN
Lance Corporal
George Ernest
FARDOE

2734947
Welsh Guards
(2nd Bn.)
6 Sep 1944 24 Son of Richard Ernest & May Fardoe, of Queensferry.   Wavre Communal Cemetery, Brabant Wallon, Belgium.
Greaser
Henry
GEORGE

70220
Naval Auxiliary Personnel - Merchant Navy
(HMS Tynwald)
12 Nov 1942 31 Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Annie George; husband of Anne George, of Sandycroft.   Naval Memorial, Liverpool, England.
I
HUGHES
H
HUMPHREYS
Ordinary Seaman
James
JONES

P/JX 234979
Royal Navy
(HMS Barham)
25 Nov 1941 25 Son of Samuel & Ada Maud Jones, of Sandyford, Staffordshire, England. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.
T
KELLY
Private
William Arthur
LIVERSAGE

4199417
Durham Light Infantry
(8th Bn.)
10 Sep 1944 26 Son of Samuel & Edith Liversage; husband of Kathleen Veronica Liversage, of Birkenhead, Cheshire, England.
Seaman
Henry William LUMBERG
P/X 21152A
Royal Naval Reserve
(HMS Egret)
27 Aug 1943 26 Son of Alfred & Annie Lumberg; husband of Kathleen Joan Lumberg, of Queensferry. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.
Leading Seaman
Thomas
MATHEWS-SHEEN

P/JX 150561
Royal Navy
(HMS Royal Oak)
14 Oct 1939 24 Son of Reginald Thomas Mathews-Sheen & Margaret Mathews-Sheen; husband of Ruby Lilian Dorothy Mathews-Sheen, of Southsea, Hampshire, England. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, England.
Fusilier
Frank
MICHELL

4202923
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(6th Bn.)
24 Sep 1944 24 Son of Sampson & Charlotte Michell, of Pentre, Hawarden. Valkenswaard War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.
S
ROBINSON
Private
Alfred
SNEAD

4209316
South Lancashire Regiment
(1st Bn.)
24 Jun 1944 26 La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres, Calvados, France.
Sapper
Thomas Henry
WIMBUSH

1898452
Royal Engineers 29 Sep 1943 24 Son of Thomas & Annie Wimbush, Sandycroft. Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Private
Herbert Edward John
WORTHING

14425117
Welsh Regiment
(1/5th Bn.)
16 Aug 1944 19 Son of Herbert E & Lilian E Worthing, of Sandycroft. Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

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