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]

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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

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 plot_ref: C-01021 Wrexham Cemetery, Ruabon Road War: WWI – World 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]

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BAGNALL, Thomas – World War One

Thomas Bagnall was the son of William Bagnall  and Maria Evans  he was born in Eyton in 1876. After his father died he stayed with Maria at Brook Cottage, Eyton until he married Ruth Letitia [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]

War Memorials

Rossett War Memorial

Rossett War Memorial commemorates those local people who were killed in World War I and World War II. The memorial is located in the grounds of Christ’s Church, Chester Road, Rossett. Constructed after World War [more]