Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

"Swansea" Men

(Enlisted at Swansea)

(G)

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gammon

Samuel Thomas

Private

29149

Western European Theatre (France)

10th July

1916

29

Welsh Regiment

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gant

Charles

Private

76657

Home (UK)

25th January

1917

34

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gape

David

Private

6374

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gardner

Harry Victor

Private

202827

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

George

Emin Stanley

Private

3/8151

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

George

Hubert Gower

Corporal

40097

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gibbon

George John

Private

9373

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gibbs

Charles Henry

Private

102004

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gibbs

William

Private

38467

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gibson

William

Private

29257 

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Golding

William George

Private

265433

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gower

William David

Private

201677 

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Graham

Albert

Lance Corporal

12695

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Green

Percival Arthur

Rifleman

R/14346

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Green

William

Private

20842

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Greenland

Thomas Henry

Private

73162

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Greenwell

William Joseph

Private

3/8022

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Greenwood

Thomas Walter

Private

288065

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grey

Gomer

Private

307428

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grey

William Ivor

Private

32837

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

12th April

1918

21

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Daniel James

Private

29032

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

David

Private

3/7612

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

8th August

1916

 

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

David

Corporal

282634

Western European Theatre (France)

8th September

1918

22

Royal Garrison Artillery

194th Siege Battery

Born At

Ystraddgynlais, Breconshire

Resident At

Ystraddgynlais, Breconshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VII.H.12

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

David Ivor

Private

29233

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

David John

Private

937

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Henry

Private

1938

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Howell

Private

35098

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

John Alfred

Serjeant

17945

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

John Thomas

Lance Corporal

3124

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Matthew Henry

Private

12550 

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Richard

Private

5600 

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

Robert Crowest

Gunner

725681

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

William Henry

Private

21529

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Griffiths

William John

Private

11200

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grimstead

Joseph

Private

16933

Western European Theatre (France)

1st July

1916

37

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grove

Henry

Pioneer

260534

Western European Theatre (France)

8th June

1917

45

Royal Engineers

338th Road Construction Company

Born At

Llanguicke, Glamorgan

Resident At

Ystalyfera, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.K.15

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Grove

William Samuel

Private

3/26447

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Guntrip

Walter

Private

29084

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

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Guppy

Edwin John

Private

701

Western European Theatre (France)

27th September

1915

23

Welsh Guards

1st Battalion

Born At

Coventry, Warwickshire

Resident At

 

Cemetery/Memorial

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 10

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Gupwell

Walter

Private

2529 

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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