War Memorials, WW1 & WW2

This is the holding page for the Memorials of servicemen recorded on the Bwlchgwyn Memorial and for servicemen who were related to me or to my husband. Links to the individual memorial pages are from the submenu flyout above or from any of the links below.

Family Connections

Most families were touched in some way by the two World Wars. The links open individual memorial pages showing, as available, a copy of the Commonwealth & War Graves Commission Certificate and the serviceman’s history. These pages may be updated from time to time (and it’s possible that more names might be added), Permission has been granted for use of information from the

Bwlchgwyn War Memorial

This is a link to the Bwlchgwyn War Memorial Pages which has photographs of the memorial in the village as well as copies of the links to the individual servicemen and some information about each one (one exception).

List of men who are mentioned on these pages, in date order

  • William Brown of Bwlchgwyn,10 March 1915
  • Joseph Davies of Bwlchgwyn, 25 September 1915
  • Thomas Brown of Bwlchgwyn, 23 August 1915
  • John Alfred Ellery of Liverpool, 17 August 1916
  • William H Jones of Bwlchgwyn, 22 August 1916
  • Arthur Swinnerton of Liverpool, 25 September 1916
  • John W Jones of Bwlchgwyn, 2 March 1917
  • Edward W Jones of Bwlchgwyn, 6 May 1917
  • David I Jones of Bwlchgwyn, 7 July 1917
  • Isaac Williams of Bwlchgwyn, 1 August 1917
  • Edward T James of Bwlchgwyn, 24 September 1917
  • Herbert Potts of Nether Alderley, 22 March 1918
  • John Belton of Minera, 22 March 1918
  • George Williams of Bwlchgwyn, 6 April 1918
  • Hugh O Edwards of Bwlchgwyn, 8 October 1918
  • Robert T Jones of Bwlchgwyn, 13 November 1918
  • Wilfred Belton of Bwlchgwyn, 10 September 1942
  • Wynne Williams of Bwlchgwyn, 7 July 1944
  • David Mullaugh of Salford, 16 December 1944

Family Connections

John Belton

John Belton of Minera died of his wounds in France in WW1. He was the son of Thomas and Ann Belton of Minera

CWGC Hermes Hill

Wilfred T. Belton

Wilfred Thomas Belton, from Bwlchgwyn, was killed on an RAF operational mission over Germany in WW2. Wilf was the son of Mr and Mrs William Belton of 8, Wesley Road, Bwlchgwyn.

David Mullaugh

David Mullaugh of Salford was killed on an RAF operational mission over Belgium in WW2. He was the son of Patrick Mullaugh and Jane Ann (Renshaw) of Ordsall, Salford

Herbert E. Potts

Herbert Potts died of his wounds in France in WW1, he was the son of Lucy (Salthouse) and Edward Potts of Nether Alderley, Cheshire.

Arthur Swinnerton

Arthur Swinnerton was killed in the Battle of the Somme in France in WW1. Arthur was the brother of Edith Swinnerton who married David Ralston in Liverpool.

John A Ellery

John Alfred Ellery died in France and Flanders on Thursday, August 17th 1916 and is commemorated at La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie. John Ellery was the son of Alfred and Margaret Ellery of Bootle.

Bwlchgwyn War Memorial

These links are also on the Bwlchgwyn War memorial page which has pictures of the war memorial in the village and information, where available, about the servicemen.

Wilfred T Belton, RAF

William Brown, KLR

Thomas Brown, RWF

Joseph Davies, RWF

Hugh O Edwards, RWF

Edward T James, RWF

David I Jones, MGC

Edward W Jones, RWF

John W Jones, RWF

Memorial to John W Jones CWGC

Robert T Jones, RWF

William H Jones, Chesh Regt

Memorial to William H Jones

George Williams, RWF

Isaac Williams, SWB

Wynne Williams, RE

Please remember that the information on this website is only accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief. If any of the information is relevant to your own research, please double-check the sources.