Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

"Swansea" Men

(Enlisted at Swansea)

(B)

 

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Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bailey

Robert Alfred

45344

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

24th August

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion 

Born At

London

Resident At

Leyton, Essex

Cemetery/Memorial

London Cemetery and Extension, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

6.A.3 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bale

William

13302

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

18th February

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Cwmavon, Port Talbot, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

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

Ballard

William

1865

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

20th July

1916

 

Welsh Regiment 

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Exeter, Devon

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.F.9 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Banks

James

18845

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Home (UK)

27th July

1915

38

Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment)

2nd Battalion 

Born At

Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

Resident At

Pontardawe, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester, Leicestershire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Screen Wall O1.276 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Barlow

Herbert

24109

Private

Died

Egyptian Theatre

24th December

1918

 

Manchester Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Stockport, Cheshire

Resident At

Stockport, Cheshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Q.104 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beattie

Patrick

7938

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th August

1914

 

Royal Munster Fusiliers

2nd Battalion

Born At

St. Mary’s, Dumbarton, Scotland

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Etreux British Cemetery, Aisne, Francec

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.30 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beer

William

1892

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

19th April

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion 

Born At

Barnstaple, Devon

Resident At

Barnstaple, Devon

Cemetery/Memorial

Le Touret 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

Benjamin

Thomas Henry

15028

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th April

1917

29

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

10th (Service) Battalion 

Born At

Llantwit Lower, Glamorgan

Resident At

Neath, 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

Bennett

Aubrey

15471

Guardsman

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

29th October

1914

 

Grenadier Guards

1st Battalion 

Born At

Christchurch, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 9 and 11 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bennett

Benjamin

22790

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

6th July

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Penclawdd, Glamorgan

Resident At

Penclawdd, 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

Bevan

Brinley Richard

290206

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

11th June

1916

23 

Welsh Regiment

18th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Glamorgan)

Born At

Aberbank, Glamorgan

Resident At

Britton Ferry, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Wavrin German Cemetery Memorial 23 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

Daniel

245985

Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th May

1918

 

Durham Light Infantry 

1/6th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Sossions 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

Bevan

Richard James

265883

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

24th October

1917

27

Welsh Regiment 

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Gowerton, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gowerton, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.S.14 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

Samuel

15390

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th June

1916

42

South Wales Borderers

1st Battalion

Born At

Neath, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.E.13 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

 

William Edward

9591

Corporal

Died

Home (UK)

1st June

1915

21

Welsh Regiment 

3rd (Reserve) Battalion 

Born At

Newport, Monmouthshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

EB.10 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beynon

 

Edgar

60298

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

18th June

1917

26

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

 

10th (Service) Battalion

 

Born At

Park Mill, Gower, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.L.13 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bishop

Ernest James

S/1407

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

25th September

1915

 

Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own) 

12th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 10  

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Blackwood

John

39262

Lance Corporal

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

7th December

1917

 

Highland Light Infantry

2nd Battalion

Born At

Glasgow, Scotland

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IX.C.20 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Blair

John James

13754

Corporal

Killed in Action

Asiatic Theatre

5th April

1916

21

East Lancashire Regiment 

6th (Service) Battalion

 

 

 

Born At

Oldham, Lancashire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Basra Memorial, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 19 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Booty

Ernest Frederick

399987

Private

Died

Western European

Theatre (France)

20th September

1918

 

Royal Garrison Artillery 

No.2 Depot

Attached

Attached

Labour Corps 

795th Area Employment Company

Born At

Sizewell, Leiston, Suffolk

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Terlincthune British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.A.11 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bowden

Albert Henry

796

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th  September

1916

25

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion 

Born At

Woodcroft, Newport, Monmouthshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XIII.L.5 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bowen

Daniel

1922

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

7th September

1916

27

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion 

Born At

Bradley, Staffordshire

Resident At

 

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

Bowen

James

34157

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

7th July

1916

36

Welsh Regiment
 

"B" Company,

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Llandrindod Wells

Resident At

Dunvant, 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

Bowen

John

2698

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

5th October

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force 

Born At

 

Resident At

Clun, Shropshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.E.32 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bowering

William

113066

Driver

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

6th April

1918

28

Royal Field Artillery  

65th Brigade

Born At

Upper Parkstown, Poole, Dorset

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.D.20 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bradley

John Francis

S/4911

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

29th August

1916

26 

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)  

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Mountmellick, Co. Laois, Ireland

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

X.A.13A 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brain

John Ivor

151355

Sapper

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th April

1916

23

Royal Engineers  

253rd Tunnelling Company

Born At

Llandeilo, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.G.33 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Britton

Arthur James

45340

Private

Died

Asiatic Theatre

13th August

1918

39

Welsh Regiment  

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Born At

 

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Kirkee New Cemetery, India

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot F. Row H. Grave 2 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Britton

John Henry

114254

Gunner

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

29th July

1917

32

Royal Garrison Artillery 

111th Siege Battery

Born At

Pentrechwyth, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XXII.M.5A 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brown

Clifford Vernon

14550

Bombardier

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

17th August

1917

23

Royal Field Artillery 

"A" Battery, 92nd Brigade

Born At

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.I.8 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brown

James

12034

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

9th May

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion 

Born At

Tredegar

Resident At

Rhymney, Monmouthshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Le  Touret 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

Brown

Joseph Sidney

266231

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

9th November

1917

 

Welsh Regiment  

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Croydon, Surrey

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Passchendaele New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XII.A.25 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brown

Nicholas

C/908

Rifleman

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th June

1916

20

King's Royal Rifle Corps 

16th (Service) Battalion (Church Lads Brigade)

Born At

Loughor, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gowerton, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Cambrin Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

G.13 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Browning

Godfrey Arthur

17314

Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

17th November

1916

 

Welsh Regiment  

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Newport, Monmouthshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.K.8 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bryson

John

1968

Private

Died

Home (UK)

11th February

1915

21

Welsh Regiment 

2nd Battalion

Born At

Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland

Resident At

Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland

Cemetery/Memorial

Manchester Southern Cemetery, Lancashire 

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Q.347 (Screen Wall) 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bullock

Alfred Ernest

50898

Private

Died

Home (UK)

14th March

1918

35

Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment) 

Depot Battalion

Born At

Bath, Somerset

Resident At

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Old Road Cemetery, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

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

Bunney

James N.

S/4924

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Salonika Theatre

19th  September

1918

 

Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)

12th (Service) Battalion 

Born At

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Resident At

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Cemetery/Memorial

Doiran Memorial, Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burrell

Phillip

2150

Private

Died

Home (UK)

10th October

1914

 

Welsh Regiment 

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Brecon

Resident At

Aberdare

Cemetery/Memorial

Holy Cross Churchyard, Port Talbot, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

14.19 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burridge

Ernest William

265775

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

27th October

1917

29

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Crediton, Devon

Resident At

Pontardulais, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XII.C.4 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Butterworth

George Edward

93300

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

25th October

1918

19

Durham Light Infantry

20th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Sheffield, Yorkshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Heestert Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

H.5 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Byng

Frank

3/5768

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

19th December

1914

 

Prince Albert’s (Somerset Light Infantry) 

1st Battalion

Born At

Cathays, Cardiff, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ploegsteert Wood Military Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.B.1 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bywaters

William

37108

Private

Died of Wounds

Asiatic Theatre

29th April

1918

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers 

8th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Headland, Hereford

Resident At

Headland, Hereford

Cemetery/Memorial

Basra Memorial, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 15 

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