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Belgian War Grave at Wrexham Cemetery

Belgian War Grave at Wrexham Cemetery Headstone K-03018 inscriptions commemorate: VERBEKE, Joseph 1st Regt. of Chasseurs of Courtrai, Belgium Wounded at Dixmude Died at Croesnewydd Miltary Hospital Wrexham 2nd November 1914, aged 28 VAN BEVEREN, [more]

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HODGKINS, John – Wrexham Cemetery

HODGKINS first_name: John full_name: HODGKINS, John rank: Private number: 8112 (200862) regiment: 3rd/4th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers parent_name: John Hodgkins birth: abt 1882 birthplace: Utoxetter, Staffordshire, England death: 15/12/1916 at Infirmary, Wrexham. burial: 19/12/1916 age: [more]

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JONES, Charles Edward – Wrexham Cemetery

full_name: JONES, Charles Edward rank: Private number: 21108 regiment: 11th Winnipeg G. Guards. Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force parent_name: Edward Jones of Wrexham, Wales. birth: 26/12/1888 birthplace: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England death: 08/01/1915 burial: 12/01/1915 [more]

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ROTCHELL, Frederick James – Wrexham Cemetery

Full name: Frederick James ROTCHELL Service Number:  J/63769 Rank: Ordinary Seaman Regiment: Royal Navy “HMS Opal” (further info below) Parents name: James Henry and Sarah Jane Rotchell Birth: 08/02/1898 Birthplace: Vicarage Stables,Wrexham Death: 12/01/1918 Drowned in [more]

David Rowatt
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ROWATT, David – Gresford War Memorial

Second Lieutenant ROWATT, DAVID Died 01/07/1916 Aged 26 “A” Bty. 10th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Crawford Rowatt, of The Coppice, Abbey Rd., Rhos-on-Sea, husband of Sadie Williams (formerly Rowatt, [more]

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EDDIES, Alfred

EDDIES, ALFRED (Not on the Gresford Roll of Honour.) his cousin John EDDIES, see his notes. Rank: Private Service No:G/86302 Date of Death:25/05/1918 Age:26 Regiment/Service:Middlesex Regiment 13th Bn. Cemetery:PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY Son of Samuel Eddies; [more]


Soames at All Saints Church Gresford

During the course of my research for my forthcoming book, I came upon an article that was published in the Wrexham Leader from 2011, in which a campaign was started to raise funds to restore [more]

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CUEL, Alfred – Wrexham Cemetery

CUEL first_name: Alfred full_name: CUEL, Alfred rank: Serjeant number: 31320 regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers birth: abt 1874 birthplace: Aldershot, Hampshire. death: 13/12/1915 burial: 16/12/1915 age: 41 relationship: Husband of Minnie Cuel (nee Hedges) Marriage Date: [more]