Hugh Davies

Language: Welsh & English
Rank & Number: Private, 389957
Regiment: 2/7th Battalion Kings Liverpool Rifles
Cemetery / Memorial: Tyne Cot memorial Panel 31 to 34
Other memorials: Glan Conwy Memorial pathway.


7th November 1917, aged 29, near Ypres

Excerpts taken from the following book:
Dr Bridget Osborne, We Will Remember Them… The Men of Eglwysbach and Llansanffraid who served in the Great War, 2016

Life / Background:

Hugh Davies, born in 1888, was the son of John Davies, a Highway Surveyor and his wife Jane of Ferndale. The second of ten children, Hugh was their eldest son. In 1911 Hugh was working as one of two gardeners at Longford Hall in Newport, but the five younger children including Kyffin, were at home in Glan Conwy.