Greenhalgh Joseph Rhys

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Eifion & Viv Williams

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Mold

Name / Enw: Greenhalgh Joseph Rhys

Regiment/Catrawd: 13th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Pte 16492

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Thiepval Memorial

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: Pier and face 4A

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: France

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: France

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

He was initially reported missing but his medal cards contains the words ‘Death accepted 24/7/16′

The 1911 census places the family at 6 Gladstone Street, Mold. Joseph was 14 and was a ‘cycle and motor apprentice’. His parents were Joseph 49 – a pawnbrokers’ assistant and his mother was 41. His sister Gwendoline was 11.

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Name Joseph Rhys Greenhalgh

Regiment 13th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Service Rank and Number Pte 16492

Military Cemetery/Memorial Thiepval Memorial

Ref No. of Grave or Memorial Pier and face 4A

Country of Cemetery/Memorial France

Medals Awarded Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals

Date and Circumstances of Death He was initially reported missing but his medal cards contains the words ‘Death accepted 24/7/16’

Biographical Details Known The 1911 census places the family at 6 Gladstone Street, Mold. Joseph was 14 and was a ‘cycle and motor apprentice’. His parents were Joseph 49 – a pawnbrokers’ assistant and his mother was 41. His sister Gwendoline was 11.

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