Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

Swansea Men

British Army

(Born, Resident and Enlisted at Swansea)

(B)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bartlett

George Charles

W/1244

Gunner

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

30th August

1917

20

Royal Field Artillery

“D” Howitzer Battery,

121st Brigade

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.H.18

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bartlett

William Edward

246662

Driver

Died

Home (UK)

5th April

1918

22

Royal Field Artillery

15th Reserve Battery

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.1035

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bateman

Ernest Edward

2488

Private

Died

Home (UK)

26th  August

1918

41

Welsh Regiment

 

Transferred

Transferred

Transferred

257853

Labour Corps

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.340

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beard

David John

17018

Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th July

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

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

Beer

Stanley Charles

46534

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

17th  November

1917

26

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Poelcapelle British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XVII.D.8

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beer

Thomas Bartholomew

267105

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

14th  November

1917

24

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Cemetery/Memorial

White House Cemetery, St. Jean-les-Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.D.4

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bell

William

63744

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

12th  September

1918

 

Lancashire Fusiliers

16th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 5 and 6

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bellew

Ernest

29095

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

31st July

1917

25

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Cemetery/Memorial

Poelcapelle British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XLVI.A.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bennett

Albert

92721

Private

Died

Salonika Theatre

21st  September

1918

 

Royal Army Medical Corps

38th Motor Ambulance Corps

Cemetery/Memorial

Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

1357

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bennett

Thomas Edward

15445

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th March

1915

20

Grenadier Guards

1st Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 2

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bennett

William

8544

Drummer

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

28th May

1918

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

LXVI.E.15

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bennett

William George

16649

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

26th March

1916

 

Worcestershire Regiment

10th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Bay 6

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beresford

David George

17189

Lance Corporal

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

22nd August

1917

18

Welsh Regiment

“A” Company,

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IV.G.18

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Berry

James

R/16670

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

16th October

1917

25

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

20th (Service) Battalion (Shoreditch)

Cemetery/Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 115 to 119

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Berry

Richard Easterway

17115

Private

Died

Home (UK)

28th   January

1917

 

Welsh Regiment

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

K.1153

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

Cleveland

S/2322

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

12th October

1917

24

Rifle Brigade

(The Prince Consort’s Own)

“A” Company,

1st Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 147 to 147

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

Ernest

25276

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

24th August

1917

 

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.H.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

Stanley Clifford

27986

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

5th October

1918

19

King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry)

6th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 8

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

William Henry

72412

Gunner

Died

Asiatic Theatre

26th April

1918

 

Royal Horse Artillery

“W” Battery

Cemetery/Memorial

North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.F.4

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Birch

Jack Randall

243

Lance Serjeant

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th  December

1916

 

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.E.4

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Blain

Wilson Malcom

20186

Private

Killed in Action

Egyptian Theatre

6th  November

1918

21

Army Cyclist Corps

53rd Divisional Cyclist Company

Cemetery/Memorial

Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

DD.52

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Blomberg

William

1789

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

2nd October

1917

17

Welsh Battalion

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

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

Body

Albert Charles

T2/016485

Driver

Killed in Action

Gallipoli Theatre

6th January

1916

22

Army Service Corps

31st Field Company

Cemetery/Memorial

Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

K.56

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bolch

William

17040

Corporal

Died

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

2nd March

1917

35

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Cemetery/Memorial

Mendinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.B.6

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Boswell

William Samuel

26639

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

9th April

1918

20

South Wales Borderers

6th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

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

Bourne

Thomas Daniel

14121

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

6th October

1915

25

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

7th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 10A and 10D

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bowden

Robert John

17171

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

12th July

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7A and 7D

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bowen

Daniel

404

Lance Serjeant

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

7th August

1915

23

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XXV.L.7A

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bowen

Robert

14202

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

25th  September

1916

27

Devonshire Regiment

1st Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IV.G.10

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Branch

Arthur Bertram

32877

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

7th October

1918

18

Prince of Wales’s Volunteer (South Lancashire Regiment)

2/4th Battalion, Territorial Force

Cemetery/Memorial

Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.C.26

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brayley

Richard Isaac

260417

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

4th October

1917

34

Gloucestershire Regiment

12th (Service) Battalion (Bristol)

Cemetery/Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 72 and 75

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brazell

Thomas Haden

745621

Gunner

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

7th  September

1917

22

Royal Field Artillery

29th Divisional Ammunition Column

Cemetery/Memorial

Canada Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.D.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brice

Reginald

411108

Private

Died

Home (UK)

11th April

1918

19

East Yorkshire Regiment

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.306

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Britton

David

7026

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th  September

1918

20

Guards Machine Gun Regiment

4th Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VII.I.7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Britton

John

17828

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th May

1918

42

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Cemetery/Memorial

Hedauville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

C.2

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bromfield

William

164

Serjeant

Died

Home (UK)

14th October

1914

40

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

E.653

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brown

Reginald

17041

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

11th July

1916

19

Welsh Regiment

“A” Company,

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7A and 10D

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brown

William Harold

888921

Private

Died

Western European

Theatre (France)

23rd October

1918

22

Royal Army Medical Corps

59th Field Ambulance

Cemetery/Memorial

Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.B.38

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bryant

Phillip

56662

Gunner

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

31st July

1918

 

Royal Field Artillery

89th Trench Mortar Battery

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.D.23

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bullin

Charles

T4/212562

Driver

Died

Balkan Theatre

19th October

1916

30

Army Service Corps

483rd Heavy Transport Company,

27th Divisional Train

Cemetery/Memorial

Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

D.XIII.4

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Butt

Frederick Lawrence

13659

Serjeant

Died

Asiatic Theatre

9th   January

1917

24

Welsh Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Cemetery/Memorial

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XIII.B.2

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