Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

"Swansea" Men

(Enlisted at Swansea)

(G)

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gammon

Samuel Thomas

29149

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th July

1916

29

Welsh Regiment

“A” Company,

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Mumbles, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Mumbles, 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

Gant

Charles

76657

Private

Died

Home (UK)

25th   January

1917

34

Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment)

29th (Works) Battalion

Born At

Ilfracombe, Devon

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Colchester Cemetery, Essex

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

H.5.4

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gape

David

6374

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

30th October

1914

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Born At

St. Thomas, 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

Gardner

Harry Victor

202827

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

14th March

1917

22

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

2/4th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Hove, West Brighton

Resident At

West Mersea. Essex

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

George

Emin Stanley

3/8151

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

28th March

1915

 

Dorsetshire Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Hafod, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Hafod, Swansea, Glamorgan

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

George

Hubert Gower

40097

Corporal

Died of Wound

Western European

Theatre (France)

28th November

1917

33

Tank Corps

“A” Battalion

Born At

Port Eynon, Gower, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

P.III.F.9B

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gibbon

George John

9373

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

13th May

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.9.15

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gibbs

Charles Henry

102004

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

18th June

1918

38

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

5th Battalion

Born At

South Petherton, Somersetshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Tannay British Cemetery, Thiennes, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot 3. Row B. Grave 9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gibbs

William

38467

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

10th May

1918

30

Welsh Regiment

15th (Service) Battalion (Carmarthenshire)

Born At

Rhosilly, Gower, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gower, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.E.5

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gibson

William

29257

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

11th May

1916

38

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Resident At

Cwmtillery, Monmouthshire

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Loos, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.H.34

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Golding

William George

265433

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

8th November

1917

20

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

East Finchley, London

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 93 to 94

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gower

William David

201677

Private

Died of Wounds

Egyptian Theatre

17th March

1918

 

Welsh Regiment

1/4th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

P.75

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Graham

Albert

12695

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

25th September

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

York, Yorkshire

Resident At

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

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

Green

Percival Arthur

R/14346

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

14th  November

1916

27

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

1st Battalion

Born At

Toddington, Gloucestershire

Resident At

Llansamlet, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Frankfurt Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

A.2

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Green

William

20842

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

1st July

1916

 

Devonshire Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

St. Mary’s, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Devonshire Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.5

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Greenland

Thomas Henry

73162

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

4th September

1918

18

Welsh Regiment

15th (Service) Battalion (Carmarthenshire)

Born At

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Verennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.D.27

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Greenwell

William Joseph

3/8022

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

9th December

1914

 

Dorsetshire Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Shincliffe, Durham, Yorkshire

Resident At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

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

Greenwood

Thomas Walter

288065

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

2nd July

1917

42

Welsh Regiment

“C” Company,

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Belgrave, Leicestershire

Resident At

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IV.A.5

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grey

Gomer

`307428

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

21st March

1918

29

Lancashire Fusiliers

2/8th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Llansamlet, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Llansamlet, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.D.16

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grey

William Ivor

32837

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

12th April

1918

21

The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)

2nd Battalion

Born At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Morriston, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 6 and 7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Daniel James

29032

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

12th July

1916

29

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Cardigan, Cardiganshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.I.13

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

David

3/7612

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

8th August

1916

 

Prince Albert’s (Somerset Light Infantry)

1st Battalion

Born At

St. Mary’s, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

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

Griffiths

David

282634

Corporal

Died of Wound

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th September

1918

22

Royal Garrison Artillery

194th Siege Battery

Born At

Ystradgynlais, Breconshire

Resident At

Ystradgynlaism, Breconshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VII.H.12

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

David Ivor

29233

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

14th April

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Trebanos, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.E.19

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

David John

937

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th March

1917

 

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.J.4

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Henry

1938

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th May

1916

35

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Resolven, Neath, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Loos, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.K.7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Howell

35098

Private

Died of Wounds

Home (UK)

25th July

1916

27

Welsh Regiment

13th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Rhondda)

Born At

Mydrim, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

Dunvant, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Cynwyd Churchyard, Penclawydd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

North of Chancel

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

John Alfred

17945

Serjeant

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

13th March

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

Resident At

Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.M.12

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

John Thomas

3124

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Gallipoli Theatre

27th November

1915

34

The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

6th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Liverpool, Lancashire

Resident At

Cound, Shrewsbury

Cemetery/Memorial

Green Hill Cemetery, Turkey

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.G.11

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Matthew Henry

12550

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

24th July

1917

22

Welsh Regiment

“C” Company,

19th (Service) Battalion (Glamorgan Pioneers)

Born At

Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

Pontardulais, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.I.13

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Richard

5600

Private

Died

Home (UK)

21st February

1915

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

2nd Battalion

Born At

Kilvey, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Wrexham Cemetery, Denbighshire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

K.3023

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Robert Crowest

725681

Gunner

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

4th September

1918

 

Royal Field Artillery

108th Battery,

23rd Brigade

Born At

Mumbles, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Assevillers New British Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XI.B.7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

William Henry

21529

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

23rd August

1915

27

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Clydach-on-Tawe, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.D.72

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

William John

11200

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (France)

1st October

1915

22

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Pontardulais, Glamorgan

Resident At

Pontardulais, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.D.28

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grimstead

Joseph

16933

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

1st July

1916

37

Prince Albert’s (Somerset Light Infantry)

“B” Company,

8th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

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

Grove

Henry

260534

Pioneer

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

8th June

1917

45

Royal Engineers

338th Road Construction Company

Born At

Llanguicke, Glamorgan

Resident At

Yatalyfera, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.K.15

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grove

William Samuel

3/26447

Private

Died of Wounds

Asiatic Theatre

7th February

1917

 

South Wales Borderers

4th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Treboeth, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

Landore, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XXVII.A.8

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Guntrip

Walter

29084

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

29th May

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Brill, Buckinghamshire

Resident At

South Newington, Oxfordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.H.11

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Guppy

Edwin John

701

Private

Killed in Action

Western European

Theatre (France)

27th September

1915

23

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

Coventry, Warwikcshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 10

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gupwell

Walter

2529

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European

Theatre (Belgium)

13th July

1917

23

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

Statham, Cheshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.C.8

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