Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

"Swansea" Men

(Enlisted at Swansea)

(E)

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edmonds

Charles Percival

Private

14958

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

20th February

1915

 

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Hollington, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Bedford House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

No.4.VII.AA.49

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

David John

Private

53959

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

Edward John

Private

801

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

Harold Brinley

Rifleman

R/10422

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

John

Gunner

18697

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

Percy

Private

17617

Western European Theatre (France)

3rd July

1916

23

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards (MM)

Reginald Watkin

Corporal

15544

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

30th October

1917

 

Royal Field Artillery

“A” Battery

74th Brigade

Born At

Erdsley, Hereford, Herefordshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Ruisseau Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

C.7

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

Thomas

Corporal

R/3115

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Edwards

William

Private

266612

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Elliott

William

Private

1924

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Ellison

Thomas

Private

13176

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Alfred George

Lance Serjeant

265310

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Arthur Ernest

Private

3/8169

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David

Private

14691

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David John

Private

8717

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David Llewellyn

Lance Corporal

2674

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David Rees

Private

368284

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David Rees

Private

1968

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

David Vaughan

Serjeant

725339

Egyptian Theatre

21st December

1917

31

Royal Field Artillery

268th Brigade

Born At

Ashton, Birmingham, Staffordshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Hadra War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

D.273

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Edward

Private

9559

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Evan

Private

72988

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Evan R.

Private

12694

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Evan Stanley

Private

3/81786

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Francis

Private

11061

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Frederick Charles

Private

17648

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

John

Lance Corporal

18147

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

John

Private

13442

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

John

Private

47298

Western European Theatre (France)

21st March

1918

31

Bedfordshire Regiment

 

Posted to

Posted to

Hertfordshire Regiment

 

Born At

Llanweddyn, Shropshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 28 and 29

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Joseph Thomas

Private

14304

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Llewellyn

Private

1776

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Meredith

Private

48589

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Samuel

Private

20168

Western European Theatre (France)

18th August

1918

24

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Stephen John

Private

17431

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Thomas

Private

202658

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Thomas

Private

2057

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Thomas

Corporal

19415

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Thomas W. A.

Private

18043

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Trevor Rhys

Private

43608

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

Watkin Llewellyn

Rifleman

114274

Western European Theatre (France)

20th December

1918

22

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

2nd Battalion

Born At

 

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William

Lance Corporal

56870

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William

Lance Corporal

39848

Asiatic Theatre

15th July

1916

22

Welsh Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Born At

Llanfighangel, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VII.C.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William Albert

Lance Corporal

77820

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William Archibald

Corporal

13738

Western European Theatre (France)

8th March

1916

31

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Merville Communal Cemetery, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.N.9

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Evans

William Brazell

Private

800

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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