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First World War Commemoration

 Notice is hereby given, that Hawarden Community Council will be adding the following names to the Hawarden War Memorial:

 Name                                             Regiment                                       Date of Death

Burgess, Arthur                           9th Bn. Sherwood Forest
                                                         (Notts and Derby Regiment)      06.11.1918

Crossley, Emrys                           1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers      26.02.1916

Davies, Arthur Henry                  Royal Engineers 87th Field
                                                         Coy                                                    08.05.1917 

Davies, Frank                                 8th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers    14.03.1917

Easthope, Reginald John            King's Shropshire Light
Henry                                               Infantry 'C' Coy. 1st/4th Bn         30.12.1917

Hore, Percy Standish                    52nd Sikhs (Frontier Force)        12.03.1915

Hughes, Lewis Reginald               North Staffordshire Regiment    19.05.1915 

Hurlbut, Percival                           The Royal Welsh (Welsh)
                                                           Fusiliers                                           08.06.1918

White, Patrick Francis                  Royal Navy S.S. Ruahine             05.09.1918



  Councillor Cheryl Carver unveiling the First World War Centenary Commemorative Bench in front of St Deiniol's Library, Hawarden.
Also pictured (left to right) are Reverend Bill Pritchard, Mrs Joan Aird,
Reverend David Lewis and George Clark.



A Commemoration Service organised by Hawarden and Broughton & Bretton Community Councils led by Rev'd David Lewis the Rector of St Deiniol's Church, Hawarden was held on Sunday 3 August 2014.

The Service was attended by 400 people including representatives of the Royal British Legion, Mark Tami MP, Glenys Diskin Chair of Flintshire County Council, Civic Dignitaries and representatives of Community Organisations and Schools together with
Members of the public 



The Service took place at St Deiniol's Church and concluded with a procession to the War Memorial where commemorative wreaths were laid by the Royal British Legion and young people representing the youth   of the Community.

Poppies have been planted in five beds in the grass verge in front of Gladstone Playing Fields, each bed commemorating one of the years from 1914 to 1918  
Commemorative wreaths laid by the Royal British Legion and young people on behalf of the youth of the Community