Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

"Swansea" Men

(Enlisted at Swansea)

(F)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Falvey

Dennis

40806

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

1st October

1917

33

Welsh Regiment

16th (Service) Battalion

(Cardiff City)

Born At

Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire

Resident At

Treboeth, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Etaples Military Cemetery Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XXVII.D.6A

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Farley

Harry

58401

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

23rd May

1918

23

Royal Army Medical Corps

10th Stationary Hospital

Born At

Port Tennant, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

St. Thomas, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.B.32

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Fernott

Richard

1970

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th October

1915

39

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Hull, Yorkshire

Resident At

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.12.13

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Fewings (MM)

William Edward

40690

Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

24th March

1918

 

Welsh Regiment

18th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Glamorgan)

Born At

Landore, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Landore, Swansea, 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

Finch

Clarence Burgoyne

17584

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th July

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Worcester, Worcestershire

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

Finch

John

2118

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

14th March

1916

25

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Windsor, Berkshire

Resident At

Windsor, Berkshire

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

Finch

John

2118

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

14th March

1916

25

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Windsor, Berkshire

Resident At

Windsor, Berkshire

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

Fisher

William

2710

Private

Died

Western European

Theatre (France)

30th March

1915

27

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

 

Resident At

Cockett, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Calais Southern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot A. Row 1. Grave 3  

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Fletcher

Samuel

62781

Private

Died

Home (UK)

21st December

1915

47

Royal Army Medical Corps

 

Born At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Resident At

Ystradgylais, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Lydbrook Baptist Churchyard, Gloucestershire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

3.4

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Fletcher

William

16540

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

19th  January

1917

47

Prince Albert’s (Somerset Light Infantry)

6th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.A.6

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Foley

James

T/34147

Driver

Died

Western European

Theatre (France)

2nd May

1915

31

Army Service Corps

Horse Transport Depot (Orleans)

Born At

Killkenny, Ireland

Resident At

Rotherham, Yorkshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Harve, Seine-Maritime, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Division 19.C.2

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Foley

William

31800

Lance Serjeant

Died of Wounds

Home (UK)

10th December

1917

34

South Wales Borderers

11th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Maesteg, Bridgend, Glamorgan

Resident At

Pontardawe, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Clydach-on-Tawe, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

184

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Footman

Charles John

2359

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

3rd August

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

Resident At

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Lindenhoek Chalet Military, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.F.10

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Foster

Donald Llewellyn

2547

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

11th October

1917

23

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 11

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Foster

Frank

2335

Private

Died

Home (UK)

17th  January

1917

23

Welsh Guards

2nd (Reserve) Battalion

Formerly

Formerly

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

Walthamstow, Essex

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

T.877

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Fowler

Benjamin

40019

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

16th July

1916

23

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Born At

Bonymaen, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.C.48

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Francis

Arthur

42074

Private

Died

Salonika Theatre

9th May

1917

30

Welsh Regiment

23rd (Service) Battalion

(Welsh Pioneers)

Born At

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Resident At

Kingsheath, Warwickshire

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

Francis

David Thomas

113069

Gunner

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

27th  September

1917

24

Royal Field Artillery

41st Divisional Ammunition Column

Born At

Pontardawe, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

The Huts Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VII.C.18

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Francis

Ebenezer

54117

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

24th March

1918

 

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Llandebie, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

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

Francis

Ernest Edward

4505

Gunner

Died

Egyptian Theatre

4th December

1917

 

Royal Field Artillery

 

Attached

Attached

Royal Garrison Artillery

9th Brigade Mortar Battery

Born At

St. Mary’s, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Jerusalem Memorial, Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Francis

Gordon

34741

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

7th August

1918

 

East Surrey Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion

Born At

 

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.I.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Franklin

Edward

10696

Lance Corporal

Died

Western European

Theatre (France)

20th October

1915

20

South Wales Borderers

1st Battalion

Born At

Christ Church, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Lillers Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.D.17

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Furness

Harry Bickerdike

1775

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th July

1916

28

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Farnley, Leeds, Yorkshire

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

Fyson

Archie

85697

Private

Died

At Sea

4th May

1917

 

Royal Army Medical Corps

 

Born At

Littleport, Cambridge

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Savona Memorial, Italy

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

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