Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

Swansea Men

(Born, Resident and Enlisted at Swansea)

(W)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Wade

Richard Lloyd

8311

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

1st July

1916

 

Devonshire Regiment

2nd Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.M.1-3 (Collective Grave)

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Walker

William

91748

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th May

1918

22

Durham Light Infantry

1/6th Battalion, Territorial Force

Formerly

Formerly

Welsh Regiment

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Beaurepaire French National Cemetery, Pontavert, Aisne, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

1238

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Walters

George Herbert Franklyn

17387

Private

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

Ward

Henry

2684

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

14th July

1917

34

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Canada Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.C.16

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Watkins

Alfred Frederick

29249

Private

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

Watkins

Sydney

72590

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

10th October

1917

23

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

55th Company

Cemetery/Memorial

Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.A.23

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Webbern

William Harold

725547

Gunner

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

11th September

1917

22

Royal Field Artillery

“B” Battery,

107th Brigade

Cemetery/Memorial

The Huts Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.C.10

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Wheeler

Clifford

65348

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

27th September

1917

22

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

60th Company

Cemetery/Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 154 to 159 and 163A

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Wilks

Percy James

3318

Private

Died

Home (UK)

26th April

1916

18

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

C.1096

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Archibald Trevellyn

44406

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th September

1916

23

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Serre Road Cemetery No.2, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XVIII.F.13

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Benjamin

S/5979

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

26th April

1918

 

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

1st Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, Hainaut, Belgium

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

Williams

Benjamin George

17593

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

12th July

1916

19

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

Williams

Charles Thomas

14514

Private

Killed in Action

Salonika Theatre

16th September

1918

23

Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)

9th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

F.1294

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Daniel

66969

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

12th July

1916

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

2nd Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 36 and 37

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

David

17164

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th July

1916

44

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

Williams

Edward

17643

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

5th August

1917

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Cemetery/Memorial

Bard Cottage Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IV.A.44

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Edwin John

25577

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

25th November

1917

26

Welsh Regiment

17th (Service) Battalion

(1st Glamorgan)

Cemetery/Memorial

Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Emlyn

R/13499

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

9th January

1916

23

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

12th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.D.24

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Horatio

R/1918

Rifleman

Died

Salonika Theatre

5th January

1918

25

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

4th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Lahana Military Cemetery, Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.C.17

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

James

W/473

Driver

Died

Home (UK)

27th August

1915

21

Royal Field Artillery

“B” Battery,

99th Brigade

Cemetery/Memorial

Pwllheli Borough Cemetery, Caernarvonshire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Thomas

11719

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

29th December

1914

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.B.3

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

William Clifford

37683

Private

Died

Western European Theatre (Poland)

21st December

1918

21

Gloucestershire Regiment

12th (Service) Battalion

(Bristol)

Cemetery/Memorial

Lidzbank Warminski War Cemetery, Poland

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

CWGC.39

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

William George

17690

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

13th April

1918

 

Welsh Regiment

18th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Glamorgan)

Cemetery/Memorial

Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

William Henry

17352

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

17th October

1917

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Attached

Attached

Welsh Regiment

114th Trench Mortar Battery

Cemetery/Memorial

Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.B.7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

William James

275

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

22nd December

1914

25

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.B.19

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

William Morgan

26542

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

24th March

1918

33

Welsh Regiment

18th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Glamorgan)

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

Wilson

Reginald A.

29640

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

12th January

1917

 

Highland Light Infantry

14th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 15C

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Wilson

Sydney

13120

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

25th May

 

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 37

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Woodman

John

44564

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

13th April

1918

24

Welsh Regiment

18th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Glamorgan)

Cemetery/Memorial

Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Woollard

Samuel

35492

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

31st October

1918

 

King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry)

7th (Service) Battalion

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 8

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