Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army 

Swansea Men

(Born at Swansea)

(B)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Baker

William Robert

23424

Private

Died

Asiatic Theatre

18th August

1916

 

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

1st Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Cemetery/Memorial

Basra War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.J.12

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Ball

Eli John

35425

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

12th July

1916

44

Welsh Regiment

10th (Service) Battalion

(1st Rhondda)

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7A and 10A

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Barnett

Mark

473900

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

10th May

1917

22

London Regiment

2/12th (County of London) Battalion

(The Rangers)

Resident At

Bethnal Green, London

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Mofflanes, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.F.8

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Barnett

William Henry

29252

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th May

1918

34

The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Resident At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Barrett

Joseph William

8169

Private

Died of Wounds

Western  European Theatre (France)

10th May

1915

27

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Resident At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Le Toruet Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panels 23 and 24

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bastiano

David Dominico

25671

Corporal

Died of Wounds

Western European  Theatre (Belgium)

1st August

1917

 

17th (Service) Battalion

(2nd North Wales)

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Resident At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Bleuet Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.B.26

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bater

William C.

23625

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

9th March

1918

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

13th (Service) Battalion

(1st North Wales)

Resident At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Arementieres, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.A.38

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause

of

Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beck

Edwin James

11657

Private

Died

At Sea

13th August

1915

30

South Wales Borderers

2nd Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Brecon, Breconshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Helles Memorial, Turkey

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 80 and 84 and 219 and 220

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beck

Frank Percy

398

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

19th August

1917

27

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Couin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.C.12

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Begley

Daniel

18859

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

25th September

1915

33

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Resident At

Blaengar, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontycymmer, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 77 and 78

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beresford

William Hewson

424023

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

21st July

1917

30

London Regiment

1/10th (County of London) Battalion (Hackney)

Resident At

Ashton, Birmingham, Staffordshire

Enlisted At

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.D.15

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

Albert George

10309

Corporal

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

20th July

1918

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

2nd Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 4A

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

John Frederick

241871

Private

Died

Egyptian Theatre

16th December

1917

22

Welsh Regiment

1/5th Battalion Territorial Force

Resident At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

E.57

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

William Charles

44508

Private

Died

At Sea

28th October 

1916

28

Royal Army Medical Corps

 

Attached

Attached

Royal Army Medical Corps

H.M.H.S. “Geleka”

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Ste. Maria Cemetery, La Havre, Seine-Maritime, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Galeka” Memorial

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

William Jenkin

P/1434

Lance Corporal

Died

Western European Theatre (France)

18th February

1919

41

Military Police Corps

Military Foot Police

Attached

Attached

Military Police Corps

1st Army

Resident At

College Hill, London

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

LXXII.B.38

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

William John Lewis

12897

Private

Died

Western European Theatre (France)

2nd December

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Resident At

College Hill, London

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Omer Souvenir Cemetery, Longuenesse, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.A.19

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beynon

Reginald George

19783

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

3rd September

1916

20

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Aberdare, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XIV.A.3

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Biddle

Robert William

37747

Corporal

Died

Home (UK)

20th January

1917

44

Cheshire Regiment

18th (Labour) Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

EB.30

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of

Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bill

Kenneth

302474

Private

Killed in Action

Western  European Theatre (France)

18th April

1918

24

Tank Corps

11th Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Liverpool, Lancashire

Cemetery/Memorial

Brown’s Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.B.18

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bishop

Charles Edward

1898

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

14th October

1914

22

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

1st Battalion

Resident At

Smethwick, Birmingham, Staffordshire

Enlisted At

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XV.F.15

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Blackmore

William

2113

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

8th May

1915

35

Monmouthshire Regiment

“B” Company,

1st Battalion

Resident At

Llanwern, Newport, Monmouthshire

Enlisted At

Newport, Monmouthshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 60

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bond

Ernest

85731

Private

Died

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

8th November

1918

35

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

42nd Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Burnley, Yorkshire

Cemetery/Memorial

La Louviere Town Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.17

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bonham

Frederick

30075

Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

19th July

1917

36

Royal Field Artillery

“B” Battery,

93rd Brigade

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Preston, Lancashire

Cemetery/Memorial

Canada Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.E.8

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Boswell

Nathaniel Abraham

58617

Private

Died

Asiatic Theatre

20th July

1917

22

Welsh Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Resident At

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.E.2

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brannon

J. H.

241771

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

27th September

1917

22

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)

2/6th Battalion Territorial Force

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Creswell, Nottinghamshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Wieltje Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.11

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brewer

Walter George

18889

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

10th July

1917

30

Royal Army Medical Corps

1st Field Ambulance

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Coxyde Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.J.6

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brooks

Ernest Walter

85711

Gunner

Died of Wounds

Western European  Theatre (France)

29th October

1916

 

Royal Garrison Artillery

23rd Siege Battery

Resident At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Contay British Cemetery, Contay, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IV.C.26

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brown

William Henry Albert

52687

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

11th August

1917

27

Welsh Regiment

“C” Company,

9th (Service) Battalion

Resident At

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.E.240

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Buckley

Alfred James

326003

Private

Died

Egyptian Theatre

1st November

1918

 

Queen’s Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)

1/1st

Resident At

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Enlisted At

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.96

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bunney

Henry Vincent

764480

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

20th February

1918

32

London Regiment

1/28th (County of London) Battalion

(Artist Rifles)

Resident At

Dudley, Worcester

Enlisted At

Dudley, Worcester

Cemetery/Memorial

Marcoing British Cemetery, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.B.11

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burgess

Ernest Baron

55558

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

10th October

1917

24

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Newport, Monmouthshire

Cemetery/Memorial

La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.A.3

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burgess

John James

239614

Gunner

Died

Home (UK)

21st October

1918

30

Royal Field Artillery

 

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Mary Churchyard, Marshfield, Gloucestershire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burns

Frederick John

41996

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

20th September

1917

33

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Resident At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Porthcawl, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Zantvoorde British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IV.C.27

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burrows

Albert John

29661

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

11th April

1918

19

South Wales Borderers

2nd Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Brecon, Breconshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 5

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burrows

Ernest Joseph

28998

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

25th November

1917

36

Welsh Regiment

17th (Service) Battalion

(1st Glamorgan)

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Mannancourt, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.A.10

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Butchers

Stanley

9002

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

7th September

1916

 

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

148th Company

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.A.19

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Butt

James

41716

Lance Corporal

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

2nd October

1918

23

Royal Irish Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Resident At

Treforest, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Bandaghem Military Cemetery, Haringhe, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.B.36

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