Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

Swansea Men

(Born at Swansea)

(W)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of

Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Waldron

William Herbert

3949

Private

Died

Asiatic Theatre

24th June

1916

36

Devonshire Regiment

1/6th Battalion, Territorial Force

Resident At

Newton Abbot, Devon

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Basra War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.M.18

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Walling

Frank Harold

14176

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

25th November

1917

21

Welsh Regiment

17th (Service) Battalion

(1st Glamorgan)

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Aberdare, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.D.35

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Walsh

Michael

6071

Sapper

Died

Salonika Theatre

7th January

1916

 

Royal Engineers

5th Siege Company Royal Monmouthshire

Resident At

Chester, Chester

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

East Mudros Military Cemetery, Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.F.168

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Watkins

David

T3/027369

Driver

Died

Home (UK)

17th June

1916

 

Army Service Corps

209th Company

Resident At

Treorchy, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pentre, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Mary Churchyard, Bramshott, Hampshire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.K.16

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of

Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Watkins

Walter David

24389

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

7th July

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

16th (Service) Battalion

(Cardiff City)

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Cardiff, 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

Webster

Sidney

SPTS/1204

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

13th November

1916

 

Royal Fusiliers

23rd Battalion

Resident At

South Norwood, London

Enlisted At

Hornchurch, Essex

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 8C 9A and 16A

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

White

Thomas

3/1783

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

14th December

1914

 

King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

2nd Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Sheffield, Yorkshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 47

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Benjamin Jones

42197

Gunner

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

21st September

1916

26

Royal Field Artillery

“X” 2nd Trench Mortar Battery

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Preston, Lancashire

Cemetery/Memorial

Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincampe, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.I.41

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of

Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Charles

S/10654

Lance Corporal

Died of Wounds

Asiatic Theatre

24th April

1916

 

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

2nd Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Liverpool, Lancashire

Cemetery/Memorial

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XVI.G.1

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Edward

12372

Private

Died of Wounds

Asiatic Theatre

3rd February

1917

 

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XXI.J.7

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Edwin Llewellyn

20729

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

11th July

1916

38

Welsh Regiment

15th (Service) Battalion (Carmarthenshire)

Resident At

Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

Enlisted At

Rhyl, Flintshire

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

Williams

Frederick

15762

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

16th September

1916

 

Coldstream Guards

2nd Battalion

Resident At

Johnstown, nr Wrexham, Clwyd

Enlisted At

Durham, County Durham

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7D and 8D

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Harry

11444

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

2nd July

1916

26

Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Regiment)

6th (Service) Battalion

Resident At

Llanastffield, Montgomery

Enlisted At

Lambeth, London

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 13A

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of

Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Joseph

14382

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

18th April

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Bedford House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Enclosure No.4.XVI.A.27

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of

Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Percy

11274

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

26th July

1916

20

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Resident At

Gwaen-Cae-Gurwen, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Swansea, 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

Wilson

Frank

9850

Corporal

Killed in Action

Asiatic Theatre

9th February

1917

 

King’s Own

(Royal Lancaster Regiment)

6th (Service) Battalion

Resident At

 

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Basra Memorial, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 7

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Wilson

Godfrey John

372924

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

7th October

1916

36

London Regiment

1/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles)

Resident At

Tottenham, London

Enlisted At

Shoreditch, London

Cemetery/Memorial

Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.K.20

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Wood

Herbert Ramsey

13365

Private

Died of Wounds

Egyptian Theatre

9th November

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Resident At

Penrhiwceiber, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Chatby Memorial and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.149

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Workman

Arthur John

18510

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

1st December

1917

27

Coldstream Guards

3rd Battalion

Resident At

Hornsea, London

Enlisted At

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 2

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