Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bailey

Robert Alfred

Private

45344

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

24th August 1916

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born

London

Resident At

Leyton, Essex

Cemetery/Memorial

London Cemetery and Extension

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

6.A.3 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bale

William

Private

13302

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

18th February 1915

 

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born

Cwmavon, Port Talbot, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial

Locality

Ypres, West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 37 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Ballard

William

Private

1865 

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

20th July 1916

 

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born

Exeter, Devon

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Flatiron Copse Cemetery

Locality

Mametz, Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.F.9 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Banks

James

Lance Corporal

18845

Died

Home (UK)

27th July 1915

38

Wiltshire Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born

Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

Resident At

Pontardawe, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Welford Road Cemetery

Locality

Leicester, Leicestershire

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Screen Wall O1.276 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Barlow

Herbert

Private

24109

Killed in Action

Egyptian Theatre

24th December 1918

 

Manchester Regiment

1st Battalion

Born

Stockport, Cheshire

Resident At

Stockport, Cheshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Jerusalem War Cemetery

Locality

 

Country

Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Q.104 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Beattie

Patrick

Private

7938

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th August 1914

 

Royal Munster Fusiliers

2nd Battalion

Born

St. Mary’s, Dumbarton, Scotland

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Etreux British Cemetery

Locality

Aisne

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.30 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Beer

William

Private

1892

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

19th April 1915

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born

Barnstaple, Devon

Resident At

Barnstaple, Devon

Cemetery/Memorial

Le Touret Memorial

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panels 23 and 24 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Benjamin

Thomas Henry

Private

15028

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th April 1917

29

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

10th (Service) Battalion

Born

Llantwit Lower, Glamorgan

Resident At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Arras Memorial

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Bay 6 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bennett

Aubrey

Guardsman

15471

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

29th October 1914

 

Grenadier Guards

1st Battalion

Born

Christchurch, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial

Locality

Ypres, West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 9 and 11 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bennett

Benjamin

Private

22790

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

6th July 1916

 

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born

Penclawdd, Glamorgan

Resident At

Penclawdd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7A and 10A 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bevan

Brinley Richard

Private

290206

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

11th June 1916

23

Welsh Regiment

18th (Service) Battalion (2nd Glamorgan)

Born

Aberbank, Glamorgan

Resident At

Britton Ferry, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery

Locality

Souchez, Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Wavrin German Cemetery Memorial 23 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bevan

Daniel

Corporal

245985

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th May 1918

 

Durham Light Infantry

1/6th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gorseinon, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Sossions Memorial

Locality

Aisne

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bevan

Richard James

Lance Corporal

265883

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

24th October 1917

27

Durham Light Infantry

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born

Gowerton, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gowerton, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Essex Farm Cemetery

Locality

West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.S.14 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bevan

Samuel

Private

15390

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

10th June 1916

42

South Wales Borderers

1st Battalion

Born

Neath, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Bethune Town Cemetery

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.E.13 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bevan

William Edward

Corporal

9591

Died

Home (UK)

1st June 1915

21

Welsh Regiment

3rd (Reserve) Battalion

Born

Newport, Monmouthshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Cathays Cemetery

Locality

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

EB.10 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Beynon

Edgar

Private

60298 

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

18th June 1917

26

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

10th (Service) Battalion

Born

Park Mill, Gower, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Duisans British Cemetery

Locality

Etrun, Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.L.13 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bishop

Ernest James

Rifleman

S/1407

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

25th September 1915

 

Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own)

12th (Service) Battalion

Born

Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ploegsteert Memorial

Locality

Hainaut

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 10  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Blackwood

John

Lance Corporal

39262

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

7th December 1917

 

Highland Light Infantry

2nd Battalion

Born

Glasgow, Scotland

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Grevillers British Cemetery

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IX.C.20 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Blair

John James

Corporal

13754

Killed in Action

Asiatic Theatre

5th April 1916

21

East Lancashire Regiment

6th (Service) Battalion

Born

Oldham, Lancashire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Basra Memorial

Locality

 

Country

Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 19 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Booty

Ernest Frederick

Private

399987

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

20th September 1918

21

Royal Garrison Artillery

No.2 Depot

Attached

Attached

Labour Corps 

795th Area Employment Company

Born

Sizewell, Leiston, Suffolk

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Terlincthune British Cemetery

Locality

Wimille, Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

V.A.11 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bowden

Albert Henry

Lance Corporal

796

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

10th September 1916

25

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born

Woodcroft, Newport, Monmouthshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ovillers Military Cemetery

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XIII.L.5 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bowen

Daniel

Private

1922

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

7th September 1916

27

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born

Bradley, Staffordshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7A and 10A 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bowen

James

Lance Corporal

34157

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

7th July 1916

36

Welsh Regiment

“B” Company

9th (Service) Battalion

Born

Llandrindod Wells

Resident At

Dunvant, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7A and 10A 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bowen

John

Private

2698

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

5th October 1915

 

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born

 

Resident At

Clun, Shropshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Chocques Military Cemetery

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.E.32 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bowering

William

Driver

113066 

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

6th April 1918

28

Royal Field Artillery

65th Brigade

Born

Upper Parkstown, Poole, Dorset

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.D.20 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bradley

John Francis

Lance Corporal

S/4911

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

29th August 1916

26

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

9th (Service) Battalion

Born

Mountmellick, Co. Laois, Ireland

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Etaples Military Cemetery

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

X.A.13A 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Brain

John Ivor

Sapper

151355

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th April 1916

23

Royal Engineers

253rd Tunnelling Company

Born

Llandeilo, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Vermelles British Cemetery

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.G.33 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Britton

Arthur James

Private

45340

Killed in Action

Asiatic Theatre

13th August 1918

39

Welsh Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Born

 

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Kirkee New Cemetery

Locality

 

Country

India

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot F. Row H. Grave 2 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Britton

John Henry

Gunner

114254

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

29th July 1917

32

Royal Garrison Artillery

111th Siege Battery

Born

Pentrechwyth, Swansea, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Etaples Military Cemetery

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XXII.M.5A 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Brown

Clifford Vernon

Bombardier

14550

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

17th August 1917

23

Royal Field Artillery

“A” Battery

92nd Brigade

Born

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery

Locality

West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.I.8 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Brown

James

Private

12034

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

9th May 1915

 

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born

Tredegar, Gwent

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Le  Touret Memorial

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panels 23 and 24 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Brown

Joseph Sidney

Private

266231

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

9th November 1917

 

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born

Croydon, Surrey

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Passchendaele New British Cemetery

Locality

West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XII.A.25 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Brown

Nicholas

Rifleman

C/908

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th June 1916

20

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

16th (Service) Battalion (Church Lads Brigade)

Born

Loughor, Glamorgan

Resident At

Gowerton, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Cambrin Military Cemetery

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

G.13 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Browning

Godfrey Arthur

Corporal

17314

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

17th November 1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born

Newporth, Monmouthshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Essex Farm Cemetery

Locality

West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.K.8 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bryson

John

Private

1968

Died

Home (UK)

11th February 1915

21

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born

Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland

Resident At

Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland

Cemetery/Memorial

Manchester Southern Cemetery

Locality

Lancashire 

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Q.347 (Screen Wall) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bullock

Alfred Ernest

Private

50898

Died

Home (UK)

14th March 1918

35

North Staffordshire Regiment

Depot Battalion

Born

Bath, Somerset

Resident At

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Old Road Cemetery

Locality

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.B.3 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bunney

James N.

Lance Corporal

S/4924

Killed in Action

Salonika Theatre

19th September 1918

 

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

12th (Service) Battalion

Born

Edinburgh, Scotland

Resident At

Edinburgh, Scotland

Cemetery/Memorial

Doiran Memorial

Locality

 

Country

Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Burrell

Phillip

Private

2150

Died

Home (UK)

10th October 1914

 

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born

Brecon

Resident At

Aberdare, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Holy Cross Churchyard

Locality

Port Talbot, Glamorgan

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

14.19 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Burridge

Ernest William

Private

265775

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

27th October 1917

29

Welsh Regiment

6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, Territorial Force

Born

Crediton, Devon

Resident At

Pontardulais, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Dozinghem Military Cemetery

Locality

West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XII.C.4 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Butterworth

George Edward

Private

93300

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

25th October 1918

19

Durham Light Infantry

20th (Service) Battalion

Born

Sheffield, Yorkshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Heestert Military Cemetery

Locality

West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

H.5 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Byng

Frank

Private

3/5768

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

19th December 1914

 

Somerset Light Infantry

1st Battalion

Born

Cathays, Cardiff, Glamorgan

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ploegsteert Wood Military Cemetery

Locality

Hainaut

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.B.1 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre

of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Bywaters

William

Private

37108

Killed in Action

Asiatic Theatre

29th April 1918

 

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

8th (Service) Battalion

Born

Headland, Hereford, Herefordshire

Resident At

Headland, Hereford, Herefordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Basra Memorial

Locality

 

Country

Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.B.1 

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