World War One

Lest We Forget 1918-2018

We remember the men who gave their lives in the Great War and whose final resting place is Wrexham Cemetery. LEST WE FORGET John JONES James HARKER Charles Edward JONES Martin SWEENEY John Francis JONES [more]

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Polish War Hero Honoured in 2005

Memorial unveiled to ex-Mayor of Krakow. A delegation from Poland met in May of 2005 to unveil a memorial to a Polish war hero who is buried at the Wrexham Cemetery. Jaceck Majchrouski, the then Mayor of [more]

Biographies

Private James SMITH – Wrexham Cemetery

full_name: SMITH, James rank: Private number: 201189 regiment: Depot. Royal Welch Fusiliers parent_name: James Smith birth: 1877 death: 24/10/1918 burial: 29/10/1918 age: 41 relationship: husband of Sarah Smith section: B plot_ref: 00615 address: 25 TUTTLE [more]

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George FINDLAY – Wrexham Cemetery

first_name: George full_name: FINDLAY, George rank: Corporal number: 781578 regiment: Canadian Army Medical Corps birth: 1882 death: 14/10/1918 place_of_death: WAR HOSPITAL READING burial: 18/10/1918 age: 36 section: C plot_ref: 01021 Wrexham Cemetery, Ruabon Road War: [more]

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Private Edmund ROWATT – Gresford War Memorial

Edmund Rowatt was born circa 1898 in Waterloo, Liverpool, the son of David Crawford Rowatt, a Tobacco Merchant born Scotland and his wife Eleanor, born in Liverpool, Lancashire. This is also  the census that David [more]

In Memorium

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]

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John Brown Savage – Wrexham Cemetery

Second Lieutenant (& Adjutant) SAVAGE, JOHN BROWN Died 16/05/1915 Aged 34 1st Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers M C, Mentioned in Dispatches. Son of John and Margaret Savage, of 27 Ruabon Road, Wrexham. In loving memory [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]

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James Morgan Williams – Wrexham Cemetery

Full name: James Morgan Williams (Jim) Service Number: Rank: 2nd Lieutenant Regiment: 19th Bn. attd. 17th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers Parents name: Robert Morgan Williams and Elizabeth Williams. Birth: 1892 Birthplace: Wrexham Death: 09/05/1918 Date of [more]