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]
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 with a service led by [more]
Barton first_name: Thomas middle_name: Beech full_name: BARTON, Thomas Beech rank: Rifleman number: 107640 regiment: King’s Liverpool Regiment (5th Bn.) parent_name: Thomas Beech Barton & Kate Elizabeth Barton, of Burton Lodge, Gresford. birth: 1900 death: 20/06/1918 [more]
The Great War Trenches. Trench warfare characterised much of the fighting during World War One, particularly along the Western Front. Trench systems were complicated with many interlinking lines of trenches. Apparently, during the First World [more]
RWF and Hightown Barracks. WREXHAM, during the 1914-18 war felt the full impact of the hardships and heartbreaks of war. Hightown Barracks, as the depot of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers saw the hasty mobilisation of [more]
Royal Welch Fusiliers arriving at Central Station WWI. Source: (c) Denbighshire Archives; Wrexham Telegraph.
Ifor Tunnah – Canadian Forestry Corps Welsh newspaper “Y Drych”- The Mirror, notes, he emigrated to Chicago (Aug. 10th 1917). Ifor Tunnah left Chicago for Camp Borden in Canada to join up with the Forestry [more]
Wartime Wrexham and it’s contribution WREXHAM, during the 1914-18 war felt the full impact of the hardships and heartbreaks of war. Hightown Barracks, as the depot of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers saw the hasty mobilisation [more]