Llwyngwril is situated to the west of the A493 coastal road between Fairbourne and the village of Llangelynnin, at the mouth of the River Gwril, in the ancient county of Merionethshire. The village is in the parish of Llangelynnin, which has two churches, both dedicated to St. Celynin. The original parish church is at Llangelynnin and the more modern one is in the centre of Llwyngwril. The men of the village who fell during both World Wars are commemorated on the village war memorial, which is located on the east side of the A493 road outside the church of St Celynin, and takes the form of a Celtic cross.
The Great War, 1914-1918
Evan Richard Evans, Private, 39757, South Wales Borderers. Evan was the son of Isaac and Jane Evans, of Tonfanau Crossing, Towyn. He married Catherine Ann Jones in 1913 and the couple lived in Tonfanau Crossing, where their two children were born. He worked as a relayer for the Cambrian Railways prior to the war, and enlisted at Barmouth into the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. He was posted to France, joining the Infantry Base Depot, and from there was posted to the 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers, which was attached to 87 Brigade, 29th Division. He joined the battalion in the summer of 1917 as a re-enforcement following the battalions’ efforts during the Battle of Arras, where it suffered heavy casualties. The Division then moved north to Ypres, to take part in the Passchendaele offensive. The Division took part in terrible fighting at Ypres, before being moved to the Cambrai sector and took part in the Battle of Cambrai later that year. Evan was wounded at some time during the Cambrai fighting and was evacuated to the base hospital at Rouen, where he died of his wounds on 31 December 1917, aged 24. He is buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France. Evan is also commemorated on the Cambrian Railways Memorial, Oswestry.
Joseph Lloyd Evans, Private, 37306, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Joseph was the son of Griffith and Ellen Evans, of 4 Belgrave Road, Fairbourne. He worked as a milkman in London prior to the war. Joseph enlisted into the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in London on 6 December 1915 and was posted to Litherland Camp for training. On 26 April 1916 Joseph embarked at Southampton aboard the SS Copenhagen and landed in Rouen two days later, joining the Infantry Base Depot. He was posted to the 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers on 7 May 1916 and on 23 June 1916 was slightly wounded by shrapnel whilst the battalion was in the front line at Givenchy. He was back on duty two days later and moved to the Somme with the battalion doon afterwards. The battalion was at the time attached to the 33rd Division, and the Division fought at the Battle of Bazentin Ridge before making an assault on High Wood. Joseph was wounded again at High Wood on 20 July, and was treated at the 4th General Hospital, Rouen, before returning to action on 4 August 1916, joining the 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, which was attached to 58 Brigade, 19th (Western) Division. The Division was at Pont Remy, resting following its efforts during the earlier stages of the Somme offensive, but on 5 October entrained for Doullens, moving back to the Somme. On 26 October 1916 the Division took over Regina Trench and Hessian Trench, beginning another tour of duty. The 9th Battalion, RWF was in the line on 21 November 1916 when Joseph was killed in action. The 29-year-old has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. He is also commemorated on memorials at Barmouth and at Arthog.
Emlyn Griffiths, Private, 44133, South Wales Borderers. Emlyn was born at Llangelynin in 1899, the illegitimate son of Elizabeth Griffiths. He was raised by his grandparents and then by his Aunt, Elizabeth Griffiths, of Rhoslefain, Towyn. He enlisted at Towyn into the Royal Welsh Fusiliers and was posted to the Infantry Base Depot in France before being posted to the 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. The battalion was attached to 3 Brigade,1st Division and was on the Somme early in 1917, after having seen heavy fighting there the previous year. The division followed the German withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line from March 1917, advancing along the Somme Valley and reached Villers-Faucon by 29 April 1917. Emlyn was taken ill during this period and was evacuated to the base hospital at Abbeville, where he died on 5 May 1917, aged 17. He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Ebenezer Davies Jones, Pioneer, 240201, Royal Engineers. Ebenezer was the son of Abram and Martha Jones, of Llanegryn. He married Rosetta Johanna Berry on 29 September 1906, and the couple set up home at Butcher Row, Llanegryn. Ebenezer worked as a labourer and lived at The College, Llwyngwril prior to enlisting into the Royal Engineers on 13 February 1917, and was posted to France on 12 March 1917, joining the 335th Road Construction Company, RE. He was not in France long before his health broke down and he contracted pneumonia. Ebenezer was sent home aboard the Hospital Ship Gloucester Castle, but sadly deteriorated and died of heart failure following pneumonia whilst still at sea, in the English Channel, on 30 March 1917, aged 45. A post mortem was carried out at the 5th Southern General Hospital, Portsmouth, and he was buried in Milton Cemetery, but his remains were later exhumed and conveyed home for burial in St. Celynin Churchyard, Llwyngwril. He is also commemorated on the Llanegryn War Memorial.
Evan Tudor Jones, Captain. Evan cannot presently be identified, as no men of that name are commemorated as official casualties of the Great War.
James Thomas Jones, Private, 290907, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. James was born at Llwyngwril, the son of Philip and Margaret Jones. The family was living in London by 1901, then by 1911 had returned to Llwyngwril and James had entered service to work as a farm labourer at Towyn. James enlisted at Barmouth into the 7th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers on 11 December 1914. The battalion was a Territorial one, which assembled at its war station at Newtown, before joining North Wales Brigade, Welsh Division, which was by then at Cambridge. In May 1915 the Division moved to Bedford, where the division was renumbered on 13 May 1915, becoming the 53rd (Welsh) Division and on 19 July 1915 sailed from Devonport for Imbros, before landing at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 8 August 1915. The Division saw heavy fighting during its time at Gallipoli, before being evacuated to Egypt in December 1915, and then took part in operations in Egypt and on the Suez Canal as part of the EEF. From March 1917 onwards the Division played a large role in the invasion of Palestine, taking part in the three battles of Gaza and the liberation of Jerusalem. James had already begun to suffer with health problems, however, and spent much of the year in and out of hospital. He was discharged from the army as medically unfit in January 1918 and returned home to 3, Wesley Street, Llwyngwril, where he died on 28 October 1918, aged 26. He is buried in St. Celynin Churchyard, Llwyngwril. His parents later moved back to his father’s native home, at 4, Tan-Yr-Erw, Llanystymdwy, Criccieth, so James is also commemorated on the Criccieth War Memorial.
John Lloyd, Corporal, 20188, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. John was the son of Frank and Sarah Ann Lloyd, of 6, Belgrave Road, Fairbourne. He married Alice Batchelor, a domestic servant from Kenilworth, in 1908 and the couple set up home at Railway Cottage, Borth Junction, Arthog, where their two sons were born. John enlisted at Dolgellau into the 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, which had formed at Llandudno on 2 November 1914, as part of the 43rd (Welsh) Division and he was trained as a sniper. The Division moved to Winchester the following year, becoming the 38th (Welsh) Division, and the 14th RWF formed part of 113 Brigade. John landed in France with the battalion on 2 December 1915, and the entire Division assembled in the Nursery Sector, near Fleurbaix, where it was initiated into trench warfare. The Division then spent time in the Cuinchy sector before marching south to the Somme in June 1916 and from 7 July began its assault on Mametz Wood. Following the capture of the wood, the Division was briefly moved to Hébuterne before taking up positions along the Canal Bank, north of Ypres, where it remained until launching its assault on the Pilckem Ridge on 31 July 1917, during the opening of the Third Battle of Ypres. The attack was a success and on 4 August the 14th RWF was relieved, moving back to Elverdinghe for a rest before moving further back to Proven. It remained in reserve until 22 August when the battalion moved back into the front line near Langemarck. John was killed in action here when a battalion dug-out suffered a direct hit from a German shell on 1 September 1917, aged 33. He is buried in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. His brother William was killed the following year. Both men are also commemorated on the Arthog War Memorial.
William Lloyd, Gunner, 108449, Royal Field Artillery. William was the son of Frank and Sarah Ann Lloyd, of 6, Belgrave Road, Fairbourne. He enlisted at Dolgellau into the Royal Field Artillery and was posted to France on 21 November 1915, joining the 312th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, which was attached to the 62nd (West Riding) Division. The Division followed the German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line in March 1917, and then fought at the Battle of Arras. Later that year it took part in the Battle of Cambrai. On 5 January 1918, the Division took over the front line in the Arras area, between Gavrelle and Oppy and saw terrible fighting when it was hit by the German Spring Offensive of 21 March 1918, fighting a rearguard action towards Bucquoy, where it held back attacks by regiments of the Prussian Guard. The battered Division was relieved on 31 March and went into a more peaceful sector to rebuild. Following the Germans third, and last, offensive of 1918, on the Aisne, the Division was among a number sent to re-enforce the beleaguered Divisions there and took part in heavy fighting during the Battle of the Tardenois, where the Division took part in the fighting for the Ardre Valley. The fighting then temporarily died down. William was killed during this relatively quiet time, on 29 July 1918, aged 20. He is buried in Marfaux British Cemetery, France. His brother John had been killed the previous year. Both men are also commemorated on the Arthog War Memorial.
John Pugh, Private, 202931, Welsh Regiment. John was the son of John and Drusila Pugh, of Brynmeurig, Fairbourne. He lived at Seven Sisters, near Neath prior to the war and enlisted at Neath into the 1/4th Battalion, Welsh Regiment under the name John Pughe, and was posted to France, joining the 17th Battalion, Welsh Regiment, which was attached to 119 Brigade, 40th (Bantam) Division. The Division embarked for France in June 1916, and moved to the front near Loos. Late in 1916 the Division moved south to the Somme, and fought at the Battle of the Ancre, remaining in the area over the winter. In March 1917 the Germans withdrew to their shortened line, called the Hindenburg Line, and the 40th Division was one of the Divisions that followed the withdrawal. Later in the year it took part in the Battle of Cambrai, playing an important role in the attack on Bourlon Wood. They remained in the area over the coming months and on 9 February 1918, following the restructuring of the army, the 17th Welsh was disbanded. John was first posted to the 9th Entrenching Battalion, before being attached to Hood Battalion, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division. On 15 May 1918 the Hood Battalion was in the support line in front of Engelbelmer, on the Somme. The men were busy working on trench improvements, when John was killed by enemy fire. He was 28 years old and is buried in Varennes Military Cemetery, France. He is also commemorated on the war memorials at Bontddu and at Arthog.
Arthur Edward Whittall, Sergeant, 367, Lancashire Fusiliers. Arthur was the son of Richard and Mary Whittall, of Beach Road, Fairbourne. He was working as a joiner at Salford by 1911, and married Annie Buxton, at Christ Church, Salford, on 12 August 1911. He was a pre-war member of the 1/7th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. The battalion was a Territorial unit, and assembled for war at Newtown on 4 August 1914, attached to North Wales Brigade, Welsh Division. The battalion moved with the division to Conway until the end of August then to Northampton and by May 1915 was in Bedford, when the formation became 158 Brigade, 53rd (Welsh) Division. On 19 July 1915 the division sailed from Devonport for Imbros and on 9 August 1915 landed at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli. The infantry advanced from the beaches into the bush, but had limited maps and no knowledge of the terrain, so as a result, the landings soon turned into chaos. Arthur was wounded at Gallipoli and was evacuated by Hospital Ship to Malta, where he remained for three months, before returning to England and was taken to the Manchester Infirmary. Arthur finally died as a result of his wounds with his wife Annie by his side, on 6 March 1916, aged 29. He was buried with full military honours in Weaste Cemetery, Salford. Arthur is also commemorated on the Arthog War Memorial.
John Owen Williams, Private, 10873, South Wales Borderers. John was the illegitimate son of Mary Williams, of Llwynygril. He was raised by his grandparents, Robert and Ann Williams, at 1, Northlyn Terrace. John worked as a farm servant prior to moving to the South Wales valleys prior to the war and enlisted at Pontypridd into the 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. When was broke out he was in Tientsin, China with the battalion, and took part in the famous operation against the German held port of Tsingtau. The battalion embarked at Hong Kong on 4 December 1914 and landed at Plymouth on 12 January 1915, moving to Rugby, where it joined 87 Brigade, 29th Division. The Division sailed from Avonmouth on 17 March 1915 and on 29 March arrived at Alexandria, prior to moving to Mudros on 11 April and from there landed at Morto Bay, Gallipoli from HMS Cornwallis on 25 April 1915. The leading boats were met by a hail of machine-gun fire, and things got even worse once they landed and the fighting was fierce. Trenches were dug under heavy fire, and the campaign settled down into trench warfare, which it was meant to have avoided. John was killed in action during heavy fighting on 8 May 1915, aged 27. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli.
Joseph Lloyd Williams, Private. Joseph cannot presently be identified, as no man of that name fell during the Great War. A man named John Lloyd Williams, of Llwyngwril served in Palestine during the war, but returned home safely, receiving a welcome home reception in 1919.
Robert Williams, Private, 85686, Royal Army Service Corps. Robert was the son of Edmund and Margaret Williams, of College, Llwyngwril. He worked as a waiter prior to enlisting into the Royal Army Medical Corps on 2 November 1916, and was posted to Aldershot for training. He soon became ill, and was hospitalised at Connaught Hospital, Aldershot a week after arriving, and spent a week there before re-joining his unit. On 17 July 1917 he was posted to the RAMC Training Centre at Blackpool, before embarking at Southampton for Salonika on 14 September 1917, with No 12 RAMC Reinforcements. On 11 October he disembarked at Salonika and was posted for duty to the 52nd General Hospital. He volunteered to remain in Salonika with the Army of Occupation after the Armistice, but by February his health had broken down, and he was hospitalised again. After recovering he was posted for duty to the 82nd General Hospital at Istanbul on 23 July 1919, but he again fell ill and died of pneumonia at the 82nd General Hospital just a week later, on 31 July 1920, aged 23. He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery, Istanbul. Robert is also commemorated on the Barmouth War Memorial.
At the base of the memorial is the inscription:
‘Also James Grieve and six unknown sailors who were washed ashore here from a ship torpedoed in the bay and whose bodies lie in this churchyard.’
The sailors were from the Admiralty Armed Yacht Kethailes. She had been built in 1903 as a steam yacht for William Johnston of Liverpool at Thornaby-on-Tees, Durham, and was originally a pleasure craft. Following the outbreak of war William Johnson offered her to the Royal Navy, for use as an Armed Naval Auxiliary, and after being armed she began patrols in the North Sea, before being transferred to the Irish Sea. On 11 October 1917 Kethailes collided with the SS Leicestershire, near the Blackwater Lightship, off Wexford, and sank with the loss of seventeen men. Many of the bodies were washed up on the Welsh coast and buried in some of the local Churches.
Seven bodies were picked up from the coast and buried in Llwyngwril Churchyard, one of which was later identified as being Second Engineer James Grieve, a fifty-year-old from Greenock. Another body picked up a few miles north was identified as Petty Officer James Amery, of Wolverhampton, and was buried in St. Mary’s Churchyard, in Llanaber, while the fifteen other men are commemorated either on the Portsmouth, Plymouth or Chatham Naval Memorials.
Any one of these fifteen men could be among the five unknown men from Kethailes buried in Llwyngwril: Steward Alfred Henry Abraham; Assistant Cook Charles James Benjeyfield; Trimmer James Burns; Able Seaman Norman Charles Buxton; Deck Hand Thomas Charles Cast; Lieutenant George Clark; Fireman William Dickson; Able Seaman Frederick Dyer; Cook Frederick Fletcher; Deck Hand Walter Hammerton; Fireman Stanley George Hawes; Carpenter Joseph Keers; Sub-Lieutenant James McCulloch; 2nd Steward Horace George Porcher; and Signalman Alfred Ernest Warner.
World War Two, 1939-1945
Charles De Cardonnel Findlay, Pilot Officer, 122485, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Charles was the son of Captain Victor Alexander Charles Findlay and Joan Gilbert Findlay (nee Casson), who were married on 21 July 1920, at Simla, Bengal, India. Charles was born in London in 1921. His parents divorced a couple of years after his birth, and his mother remarried Adam Duncan Chetwynd, 9th Viscount Chetwynd of Bearhaven Co. Cork, Ireland, on 28 April 1928. The family had a home at Tynycoed Mansion, Arthog. Charles enlisted into the Royal Air Force and trained as a pilot before being posted to Canada. On 28 August 1942 Charles was flying to Northern Ireland from Newfoundland aboard a Lockheed Ventura IIa, Serial AE917, of Ferry Command. The aircraft suffered problems and sent out an SOS before crashing into the sea off Ireland that day, killing all four men aboard. Two of the crewmen’s bodies later washed ashore in Galway and were afforded proper burials, but Charles and Sergeant Rhys Alexander were never seen again. Charles was 21 years old when he died that day and is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial, Canada.
Richard Nelson Gartside, Major, Indian Signal Corps. Richard was the son of Roger Wolseley Gartside and Clare Mayall Gartside. Following his father’s death in 1919, his mother married Alfred Thomas Ward Jones in 1921 and the couple moved to Llwyngwril. Richard married Margery Kathleen Arnold in Canada and the couple returned to Britain prior to the war. Richard was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Indian Army on 8 April 1942 and by the end of the war had been promoted to Major, whilst serving with the Indian Signal Corps. He died in India on 6 August 1946, aged 43, and is buried in Karachi War Cemetery. The cemetery is now in Pakistan.
John Maxwell Iliff, Sergeant, 1576588, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. John was born on 20 October 1911, the son of William Marklew Iliff and Elsie Iliff (nee Marshall), of Oaken, Staffordshire. He enlisted into the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and after training as a Navigator was posted to 51 Squadron, RAF. The squadron was initially attached to RAF Coastal Command, patrolling against U-Boats in the Bay of Biscay. The squadron re-equipped with the Handley Page Halifax and transferred to RAF Bomber Command, operating from RAF Snaith in East Yorkshire. On the evening of 27 January 1943, John took off from Snaith aboard Halifax II, Serial DT705 as part of a force despatched to bomb targets in Dusseldorf. John’s Halifax was shot down by a German night-fighter soon after crossing the Dutch coast, and crashed with the loss of four of her seven-man crew. John is buried alongside his crew in Uden War Cemetery, Netherlands.
William Thomas Lewis, Serjeant, 4191887, Royal Welch Fusiliers. William was the nephew and adopted son of William and Susie Thomas, of Arthog. He enlisted into the 7th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers, which was attached to 158 Brigade, 53rd (Welsh) Division. The division was a Territorial one and spent most of the war on home service, initially in Northern Ireland, before being transferred to the south of England. On 25 June 1944 the division landed in Normandy, in order to take part with the break-out from the Normandy beach-head and over the coming weeks saw heavy fighting, especially during the Battle for Caen and the fierce fighting in the Bocage. At 13.00 on 11 August 1944 the 7th RWF received orders for an attack on the village of Fresney-le-Vieux and the battalion began to move up to a concentration area North of Les Moutiers-en-Cinglis. The advance troops came under fire from Germans in the village, and fighting ensued in the orchards surrounding the village. William was killed in action here during the fighting that day. He was 29 years old and is buried in Brouay War Cemetery, Normandy.
David Francis Lloyd, Sapper, 4191529, Royal Engineers. David was the son of William John Lloyd and Gwen Mary Lloyd (nee Rowlands), of Towyn. He originally enlisted into the Royal Welch Fusiliers, but transferred to the 561st Field Company, Royal Engineers. The company was despatched to North Africa in 1942 and took part in the campaign in the Western Desert before taking part in the invasion of Italy. David was killed in Italy on 16 April 1945, aged 24. He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Italy.
John Llewelyn Rees, Flight Lieutenant, 39158, Royal Air Force. John was born on 7 May 1911, the son of the Reverend Nathaniel Rees and Mrs. Rees, of The Vicarage, Arthog. He lived at Rosehill, Aberdyfi prior to training as a pilot, and gained his Royal Aero Club Pilot’s Certificate at the Cardiff Aeroplane Club on 4 July 1934. He married physiotherapist and fellow pilot Helen Christina Easson Evans in London in 1939. John had been commissioned into the Royal Air Force in 1936, training at 11 Flying Training School. By 1940, John was based at 15 OTU, at RAF Harwell. On 5 August 1940 he took off from Harwell aboard a Vickers Wellington I, Serial L4264, on a training flight around the aerodrome, but the aircraft stalled whilst turning and crashed into a nearby field, Killing John and two other men, Pilot Officer Lester and Pilot Officer Arup. John’s remains were brought home for burial by his father at St. Catherine’s Churchyard, Arthog. He is also commemorated on the Aberdyfi War Memorial.
Trevor Lewis Rees, Able Seaman, D/JX 229994, Royal Navy. Trevor was born on 14 May 1921, the son of Edward and Mary Jane Rees, of Bodlondeb, Fairbourne. He enlisted into the Royal Navy and was posted to HMS President III for training, before being posted aboard the Yugoslavian Merchant Vessel MV Nikolina Matkovik. On 13 October 1942, she was en-route from Ciudad Trujillo, Dominican Republic to Liverpool, with Convoy SC-104, carrying a cargo of sugar and timber, when she was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-Boat U-661. Most of the crew managed to cling onto rafts, but Trevor and 13 other men were lost. He was 21 years old when he died that day and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.
David Henry Stinchcombe, Sergeant, 550734, Royal Air Force. David was the son of George William Stinchcombe and Maria Stinchcombe (nee Jones), of Llwyngwril. He enlisted into the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and after training was posted to 244 Squadron, RAF. The squadron was formed at RAF Habbaniya in Iraq on 21 August 1939, was equipped with Vickers Vincents and was involved in quelling the Iraqi uprising in May 1941. During April 1942 it converted to Bristol Blenheims for anti-submarine patrols and in May 1942 moved to RAF Sharjah. Little else is currently known of David, but he died in Iraq on 12 August 1942, aged 22, and is buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.
I. J. Thomas, Aircraftman. This man cannot presently be identified.
John Charles Ward, Sergeant, 1165245, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. John was born on 29 June 1920, the son of Leonard and Rosina Ward, of Moseley, Birmingham. His parents later resided at 2, Penhelig Terrace, Aberdovey. John was a medical student at the outbreak of war and enlisted into the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, where he trained as a pilot. He was posted to 54 Squadron, RAF, which was a fighter squadron, based in Kent. The squadron provided air cover for the evacuation of Dunkirk, and from July 1940 was heavily engaged in the Battle of Britain, often flying from RAF Manston. The squadron returned to Hornchurch in February 1941, and began carrying out missions over Northern France. John was flying his Spitfire Vb, over Holland on 3 October 1941 when he was shot down and killed. The 21-year-old is buried in Westduin General Cemetery, The Hague, Holland.
Howel Morris Williams, Signalman, D/JX 195611, Royal Navy. Howel was born at Holywell on 11 January 1921, the son of Neville Williams, and of Dilys Mary Williams (nee Jones). His father died in 1927 and his mother moved to Llwyngwril. Howel enlisted into the Royal Navy and was posted aboard the light cruiser HMS Coventry. She had originally been launched on 6 July 1917 and saw extensive service between the wars, being converted to an anti-aircraft cruiser in 1935. She served with the Home Fleet between 1939 and 1940, being damaged during a German air raid on 1 January 1940. She was repaired and transferred to the Mediterranean, where she torpedoed by the Italian submarine Neghelli and was again repaired before returning to duty. She was attacked by German dive-bombers during the Battle of Crete on 18 May 1941, and one of her officers gained the Victoria Cross for his gallant conduct. On 14 September 1942 Coventry was again attacked by German aircraft off Alexandria, and was so badly damaged she had to be scuttled. Howel had been killed during the attack that day. The 21-year-old has no known grave and is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon. He is not commemorated on the Llwyngwril War Memorial.