Jones, John Owen

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Albert Richard Evans

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Rhuddlan

Name / Enw: Jones, John Owen

Regiment/Catrawd: 2/7th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private 38786

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Tyne Cot Memorial. West-Vlaanderen

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: Panel 54 - 60 and 163A

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

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: British War Medal. Victory Medal

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

John Owen Jones was killed in action on the 10th October 1917, during the battle of Passchendaele. He was 27 years old.

John Owen Jones is commemorated on the Rhuddlan War Memorial,  St Mary’s Church Roll of Honour & Window, the Royal British Legion Roll of Honour [in the Community Centre], the Memorial Chair in Ebenezer Chapel in Rhuddlan and the North Wales Memorial Arch at Bangor. He is also remembered on the Rhyl War Memorial.