Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

"Swansea" Men

(Enlisted at Swansea)

(E)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edmonds

Charles Percival

14958

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

20th February

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Hollingdon, Leighton Buzzard

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Bedford House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

No.4.VII.AA.49

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

David John

53959

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

4th May

1917

21

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Born At

 

Resident At

 

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

Edwards

Edward John

801

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th September

1916

 

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

Aberdare, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7D

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

Harold Brinley

R/10422

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

7th September

1915

22

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

1st Battalion

Born At

Landore, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Cambrin Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

John

18697

Gunner

Killed in Action

Egyptian Theatre

5th July

1915

 

Royal Garrison Artillery

61st Company

Born At

St. Mary’s, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Aden Memorial, Heliopolis, Egypt

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

Percy

17617

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

3rd July

1916

23

King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

1st Battalion

Born At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 5D and 12B

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards (MM)

Reginald Watkin

15544

Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

30th October

1917

 

Royal Field Artillery

“A” Battery,

74th Brigade

Born At

Erdsley, Hereford

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ruisseau Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

C.7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

Thomas

R/3115

Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

13th March

1916

 

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

10th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Birch Grove, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.D.12

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

William

266612

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

14th May

1918

20

Welsh Regiment

15th (Service) Battalion (Carmarthenshire)

Born At

Grosmont Grove, Herefordshire

Resident At

Hay, Breconshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Harponville Communal Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.5

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Elliott

William

1924

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

2nd April

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Blackpill, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Blackpill, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Lindenhoek Chalet Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.H.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Ellison

Thomas

13176

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

4th October

1917

 

Devonshire Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Pontardulais, Glamorgan

Resident At

Pontardulais, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Road South Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.L.2

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Alfred George

265310

Lance Serjeant

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

12th  November

1917

 

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.E.14

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Arthur Ernest

3/8169

Private

Killed in Action

Salonika Theatre

10th February

1917

22

Devonshire Regiment

10th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Resident At

 

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

Evans

David

14691

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

13th  November

1916

21

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

10th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Plasmarl, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Railway Hollow Cemetery, Hebuterne, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.1

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David John

8717

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

4th May

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

 

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

Evans

David Llewellyn

2674

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

1st October

1915

30

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

 

Resident At

Merthyr Tydfil, 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

Evans

David Rees

368284

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th May

1918

25

Royal Army Medical Corps

2nd (Lowland) Field Ambulance

Born At

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St. Eloi, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.L.15

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David Rees

1968

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

17th September

1916

28

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

New Moat, Pembrokeshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.D.6

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David Vaughan

725339

Serjeant

Died

Egyptian Theatre

21st December

1917

31

Royal Field Artillery

268th Brigade

Born At

Ashton, Birmingham

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Hadra War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

D.273

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Edward

9559

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

31st October

1914

24

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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

Evans

Evan

72988

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

19th September

1918

29

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

2nd Battalion

Born At

Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.C.27

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Evan R.

12694

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

9th May

1915

 

Devonshire Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 21

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Evan Stanley

3/81786

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

7th February

1915

 

Devonshire Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Lampeter, Cardiganshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Aubers Ridge British Cemetery, Aubers, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VII.A.11

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Francis

11061

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

22nd September

1914

19

South Wales Borderers

1st Battalion

Born At

Kilvey, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Le Mans West Cemetery, Sarthe, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot 38. 1914-18. Row A. Grave 22

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Frederick Charles

17648

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

20th April

1917

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Abercarn, Newport, Monmouthshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XII.A.10A

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

John

18147

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

3rd September

1916

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Born At

Skewen, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XIV.H.6

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

John

13442

Private

Killed in Action

Asiatic Theatre

24th April

1917

33

Hampshire Regiment

12th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Dorian Memorial, Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

John

47298

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

21st March

1918

31

Bedfordshire Regiment

 

Posted to

Posted

Hertfordshire Regiment

 

Born At

Llanweddyn, Shropshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 28 and 29

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Joseph Thomas

14304

Private

Died

Home (UK)

3rd December

1914

21

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

11th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Gowerton, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Cwmgelly Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.301

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Llewellyn`

1776

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

20th   January

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Caernarfon

Resident At

Caernarfon

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

Evans

Meredith

48589

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

24th April

1917

 

Welsh Regiment

17th (Service) Battalion

(1st Glamorgan)

Born At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.C.36

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Samuel

20168

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

18th August

1918

24

Prince Albert’s (Somerset Light Infantry)

6th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Plymouth, Devon

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 2A

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Stephen John

17431

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th July

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Hafod, Swansea, Glamorgan

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

Evans

Thomas

202658

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

25th November

1917

37

Welsh Regiment

17th (Service) Battalion

(1st Glamorgan)

Born At

Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, 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

Evans

Thomas

2057

Private

Died of wounds

Gallipoli Theatre

15th August

1915

 

Royal Army Medical Corps

3rd Welsh Field Ambulance

Born At

Llandilo, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Helles Memorial, Turkey

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 201 and 202 or 236

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Thomas

19415

Corporal

Died

Home (UK)

20th December

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Born At

Foxhole, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Samlet Churchyard, Llansamlet, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.50

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Thomas W. A.

18043

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

15th September

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Langharne, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

X.B.7A

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Trevor Rhys

43608

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

2nd June

1918

 

Worcestershire Regiment

2/8th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Mountain Ash, Glamorgan

Resident At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Venant-Robequ Road British Cemetery, Robecq, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.B.22

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Watkin Llewellyn

114274

Rifleman

Died

Western European

Theatre (France)

20th December

1918

22

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

2nd Battalion

Born At

Glamorgan

Resident At

Lampeter, Cardiganshire

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Germain-au-Mont-D’or Communal Cemetery Extension, Rhone, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.48

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William

56870

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

18th February

1917

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

14th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Plasmarl, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 22

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William

39848

Lance Corporal

Died

Asiatic Theatre

15th July

1916

22

Welsh Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Born At

Llanfihangel, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VII.C.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William Albert

77820

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

2nd May

1917

32

Royal Field Artillery

123rd Battery,

28th Brigade

Born At

Neath, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.A.10

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William Archibald

13738

Corporal

Died

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th March

1916

31

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.N.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William Brazell

800

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th September

1915

20

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 10

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