Polish Army

Stanislaw Jozef BANEK

(5 March 1892 – 24 March 1952) participant of the First World War, from 1919 a second lieutenant of the Polish Army, graduate of the Higher Military School in 1926. Officer of the permanent deputation [more]

Biographies

Pawel OPALINSKI – Polish Army

Full name: Pawel OPALINSKI Born: 1st November 1910 Died: 13th January 1947 Age: 37 Rank: Korporal (Corporal) Polish Army Grave ref: Wrexham Cemetery War Graves Section D-09525 Polish War Graves at Wrexham Cemetery. Polish Burials [more]

War Memorials

Croes Howell War Memorial

Located on the junction of Higher Lane and Croes Howell Hill nr Llay. The memorial commemorates the residents of Croes Howell who were killed or missing in the Great War (First World War). The cross [more]

War Memorials

Bellevue Park WWI War Memorial

The Leader – October 2017 A memorial built to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War has been unveiled. The memorial garden at Bellevue Park in Wrexham was officially opened [more]

Biographies

Frederick ROTCHELL – HMS Opal WWI

James Henry Rotchell was born about 1872 in Bloxwich, Staffordshire.  He was the son of Thomas Rotchell and Roseanna Dewy.  In 1895 he married Sarah Jane Felton in Newport, Shropshire. The couple moved to Wrexham [more]

Biographies

Edwin LAMB 1850 – 1930

Ellen Morgan was born in Stokesay, Shropshire about 1846, she was the daughter of William Morgan a labourer and Hannah, and in 1851 she seems to have been the only child but did have a [more]

People

Frederick Simon Grainger 1882 – 1919

“In loving memory of my dear husband Frederick S. Grainger R.N. of Norman Road, (late of Stourbridge), who died at Larbert Hospital, Scotland, Jan 14th 1919, aged 36 years” Frederick Simon Grainger was born on [more] [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] [more]

Articles

War Casualties at Wrexham Cemetery

World War One BAGNALL, Thomas BOAK, George CLIEVE, James Francis COURTNEY, F CUEL, Alfred DAVIES, John DAVIES, Thomas Philip DAVIES-BIRD, Albert DAWSON, H. Harold DUNN, Robert Henry William EDWARDS, H EVANS, E FINDLAY, George GALLAGHER, [more] [more]