List of the Fallen 1914-18 & 1939-45The Great War 1914 -1918
Died 13.11.1916. Killed Puisieux, Pas de Calais.
Gwalod House, Gwall Hill. Aged 19 - Private. Montgomeryshire Yeomanry, then R.W.F.
Died 23.4.1917. Killed Wancourt, Pas de Calais.
William E Burdett
Maeslewis, Knolton. 29 - Private. Machine Gun Corps
Died 26.4.1918. Killed Ypres Salient, Belgium.
Thomas E Davies
Adwy, Bersham. Private. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Killed 25.12.1917 Killed in action in France.
Lloc, Holywell. L/Corporal. Welsh Horse. Duke of Cambridges Own
Died 4.3.1917. Killed in Flanders.
Asney Cottage, Overton Bridge. Private. Welsh Horse, then Royal West Kents.
Died 16.7.1917 Killed in action in France.
Asney, Overton Bridge. Gunner. Royal Garrison Artillery
Died 20.9.1918. Died of wounds in France.
Herbert W Ethelston
Bryn y Pys, Overton. Aged 33. Lieutenant, Grenadier Guards
Died 14.3.1915. Killed in action.
Robert W Eyton
Gwydyr House, Overton. Aged 22. Lieutenant, Rifle Brigade.
Died 22.3.1918. Killed near Flavey. Mentioned in Dispatches.
High Street, Overton. Aged 31. Private. 65th Battalion Canadian Armed Forces
Died 23.3.1917. Buried in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Wrexham Road, Overton. Aged 28. Private. Kings Shropshire Light Infantry.
Died 19.9.1918. Killed in action.
Ralph W. Hargreaves
Llan y Cefn, Overton. Aged 25. Acting Captain. Welsh Guards.
Died 1.12.1917. Wounded France 1916, Killed Cambrai.
Lilac Cottage, Overton Aged 25. First Class Stoker. Royal Navy.
Died 31.5.1916. Served HMS Black Prince. Drowned.
Lilac Cottage, Overton. Private. Royal Marine Light Infantry
Died 28.5.1915. Killed Gallipoli.
Edinburgh. Private. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died 18.8.1915. Died of Wounds at Sea.
Argoed lane, Overton. Trumpeter. Welsh Horse
Died 24.1.1919. Died from meningitis.
Ivy Cottage, Overton. Aged 35. 2nd Lieut. Welsh Yorkshire Prince of Wales Own.
Died 9.10.1917. Twice wounded and killed in Ypres Salient.
Private. RWF. Formerly Montgomeryshire Yeomanry
Died 29.4.1918. Killed Mesopotamia.
Penyllan Cottage, Overton. Sapper. Royal Engineers
Died 1.6.1918. Killed Ypres.
Thomas H Jones
Baysdon House, Overton. Bombadier. Royal Field Artillery
Reported missing 21.3.1918. Taken prisoner and shot.
Tanners Row, Overton. Sapper. Royal Engineers
Died 24.3.1918. Killed in action in France.
Knolton Bryn. Aged 25. Private. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Died 26.10.1914. Killed in France.
Maeslewis, Knolton. Aged 27. Private. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Died 24.10.1918. Badly wounded in 1917. Killed in France.
Mossleigh, Overton. Gunner. Royal Field Artillery.
Died 23.10.1918. Died in hospital in Le Havre, France.
John Henry Powell
Back Lane. Aged 42. Sergeant. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Died 11.7.1916. Killed Somme.
White Horse Hotel, Overton. Private. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Died 22.4.1918. Killed Flanders.
Tanners Row, Overton. L/Cpl. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died 27.6.1919. France 1915-1916. Died of consumption.
Little Overton. Private. Wellington Infantry New Zealand Force.
Died 1916. Killed at Gallipoli.
Queensbridge, Overton. Company Sergeant Major. Kings Shropshire Light Infantry
Died March 1917. Served in France and died from wounds.
Lightwood Green. Corporal. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died 14.6.1919. Died from wounds and gas poisoning.
The Second World War 1939-1945
Cecily M Bruce Benjamin
Pendyffryn, Overton Aged 20. Chief Wren. Womens Royal Naval Service
Died 19.8.1941. SS Aguila, torpedoed.
Norman H Bolland
Peothlyn Terrace, Overton. Aged 19 Fusilier. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
Died 14.4.1945. Died from shrapnel wounds. Buried in Germany.
Salop Road, Overton. Aged 23. Guardsman. Grenadier Guards.
Died 14.8.1944. Killed Bayeux, France.
High Street, Overton. Aged 43. Flight lieutenant. RAF Voluntary Reserve
Died 29 6.1944. No known grave.
John Winston Pearson
Maesgwylod. LAC. RAF
Died of Pneumonia.
Hugh William Jardine Ethelston Peel
Bryn y Pys, Overton. Aged 25. Lieut. Armed Reconnaissance Battalion.Welsh Guards
Died 17.2.1945. Killed Netherlands. Awarded Croix de Guerre.