Bro Garmon is a vast rural area compassing the villages and communities of Melin y coed, Carmel, Nant y Rhiw, Nebo, Siloam and Capel Garmon. Bro Garmon’s (or ‘Llanrwst Rural, as it was called a century ago) western boundary runs along the river Conwy from near Padog up to the outskirts of Llanrwst, whilst its eastern boundary runs along the edge of the Hiraethog uplands.
The area lost at least 21 as a result of WW1, but a much greater number were effected. 15 from the Capel Garmon ‘ward’ are named on the cenotaph there (whilst one name is missing), 4 from Melin y coed ‘ward’ feature on a plaque in the chapel there, and one man from Carmel is on the Llanrwst Roll of Honour.
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