North Wales Western Front Association

We have here some articles on local memorials, and for some memorials for Welshmen which are a lot further afield.  The North Wales poet Hedd Wynn is under "Local History", see Hedd Wynn's story.

Anglesey heroes tells the story of a number of WWI Anglesey locals who served in WWI, and is research from Bridget Geoghegan and her colleagues.

Holyhead VC is the story of two of the Fox-Russell family of Holyhead.  Their father was a doctor in Holyhead.  Henry is buried in St Seirols in Holyhead and John, the VC winner, is buried in Beersheeba CWGC cemetery near Jerusalem.

The Moss explosion 1916 concerns four young children killed by a souvenir shell brought home from the Western Front.

The story of the three Thomas brothers of Bontddu, Llanfechell near Cemaes on Anglesey is told under the heading "Welshmen in Gaza", though in fact it is only one of the brothers, Robert, who is commemorated there.  Trevor is buried in France and Owen's grave is in Essex.

An international Irish rugby player and Wimbledon tennis champion who lived and worked in Llandudno, and is buried on the Great Orme, James Cecil Parke, is told under "Wimbledon Champion"