Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

Swansea Men

(Resident at Swansea)

(B)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Ball

George Edwin

518

Private

Killed in Action

Gallipoli Theatre

7th August

1915

35

Royal Munster Fusiliers

“C” Company,

 7th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Pentre, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Azmak Cemetery, Sulva, Turkey

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Special Memorial 2

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Barnett

William Henry

29252

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th May

1918

36

The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Beer

F.

113808

Sapper

Died

Asiatic Theatre

21st October

1917

37

Royal Engineers

300th Electrical and Mechanical Company

Born At

Bideford, Devon

Enlisted At

Pontypool, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

North Gate War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XII.E.13

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bennett

Francis Charles

18098

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

14th March

1916

26

South Wales Borderers

5th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Born At

Llanguikce, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontardawe, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 52

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bevan

John Frederick

241871

Private

Died

Egyptian Theatre

16th December

1917

22

Welsh Regiment

1/5th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Kanatara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

E.57

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Bowen-Pillifant

William

41621

Corporal

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

24th June

1916

32

Royal Garrison Artillery

 

Attached

Attached

Royal Garrison Artillery

Fourth Trench Mortar School

Born At

St. John’s, Pembrokeshire

Enlisted At

Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Beauval Communal Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.9

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Boys

Eben

37604

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

6th November

1918

22

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

St. James, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pembroke, Pembrokeshire

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Div. 62. II. R. 4

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Britton

Charles

M2/035275

Private

Died

At Sea

8th January

1918

29

Army Service Corps

260th Mechanical Transport Company

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk

Cemetery/Memorial

Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Brown

John

43625

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th September

1918

22

Bedfordshire Regiment

4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion

Born At

Aberystwyth, Cardigan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 4 and 5

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burnes

Martin

150725

Sapper

Died

Home (UK)

26th October

1916

25

Royal Engineers

Inland Water Transport

Born At

 

Enlisted At

Penzance, Cornwall

Cemetery/Memorial

Hull Western Cemetery, Yorkshire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

528.50935

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burns

Frederick John

41996

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

20th September

1917

33

Welsh Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Porthcawl, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Zantvoorde British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IV.C.27

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Burr

John Charles

54031

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

1st November

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Enlisted At

Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.K.12

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