Venables, John

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Mavis Williams

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Queensferry Chemical Works

Name / Enw: Venables, John

Regiment/Catrawd: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Anson Bn. R.N. Div.

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Able Seaman, R/6004

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: V. D. 13.

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

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: Victory and British War medals

Date of Death: 27th March 1918

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

Died of wounds in 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital Doullens on  27th March 1918 aged 20.

John is also remembered on the Hawarden War Memorial and Queensferry School Roll of Honour, please click on the link to read his story