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A total of soldiers from this area served their country, with having fallen and been commemorated on the Saltney Memorial

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The Saltney War Memorial Researcher is Mavis Williams

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The Saltney War Memorial commemorates those men of the area who died during World War I and World War II.
A standing cross is sited in the grounds of St Mark’s Church in High Street, Saltney with memorial plaques commemorating those who died in World War I inside the church.

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Thanks to the Clwyd Family History Society for the photographs.

Saltney is a small town on Deeside in Flintshire and sits directly on the border with England. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the county of Clwyd. (Thanks to the Clwyd Family History website)

County Herald 16th January 1920   Page 6 Col 6

FLINTSHIRE’S ROLL OF HONOUR – COMMEMORATIVE SCROLLS.

The official record of service of all men from Flintshire who served with the forces during the war is nearing completion.   The President of the County Committee is Mr. Henry N. GLADSTONE, the Lord Lieutenant, and there are 53 Local Committees, from most of which returns have been received.   The person named in each verified record or if he has not survived, his next-of-kin, will be presented by the Lord Lieutenant with an illuminated scroll.   The presentations are made at public gatherings.    Such a meeting was held at the Hippodrome, Connah’s Quay, on Wednesday night, last week, and another took place in Queensferry Council School on Saturday.

Kindly given to me by John Coppack, many thanks to him.

 


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