Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

Swansea Men

(Resident at Swansea)

(H)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Hale

Francis Sydney

5/3541

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

24th January

1915

29

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

1st Battalion

Born At

Deptford, Kent

Enlisted At

New Cross, Kent

Cemetery/Memorial

Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.B.3

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Harries

William Esiah

44228

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

22nd August

1917

21

Welsh Regiment

15th (Service) Battalion (Carmarthenshire)

Born At

Llangyfelach, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Morriston, Glamorgan

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

Harris

David

1/11101

Private

Died

Asiatic Theatre

1st May

1916

 

South Wales Borderers

4th (Service) Battalion

Born At

St. Thomas, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Brecon, Breconshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Amara War Cemetery, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XX.D.11

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Harris

Henry

205089

Sapper

Died

Home (UK)

10th April

1917

 

Royal Engineers

Inland Water Transport

Born At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

W.168

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Harris

Sydney William

7106

Private

Died of Wounds

Western Europe Theatre (Germany)

14th April

1915

31

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Niederzwehren Cemetery, Kassel, Hessen, Germany

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.L.13

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Harris

William Edward

16168

Serjeant

Killed in Action

Salonika Theatre

12th October

1916

33

Worcestershire Regiment

11th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Bristol, Gloucestershire

Cemetery/Memorial

Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.292

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Hawkes

Frederick George

6984

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

25th April

1915

32

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Worcester, Worcestershire

Enlisted At

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 8

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Hedge

Norton

3/8204

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

3rd September

1916

19

Devonshire Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Abeavon, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XIV.M.7

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Hendy

Felix

248018

Gunner

Died

Western European Theatre (France)

27th May

1918

 

Royal Field Artillery

“D” Battery,

251st Brigade

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

Higgins

Thomas Pearson

DM2/

168768

Driver

Died

Western European Theatre (France)

6th July

1918

 

Army Service Corps

Mechanical Transport

Attached

Attached

Royal Garrison Artillery

121st Siege Battery

Born At

Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Enlisted At

Whitley Bay, Northumberland

Cemetery/Memorial

Vignacourt British Cemetery, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.E.17

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Hill

Thomas Edward

6078

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

29th June

1915

29

Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Regiment)

1st Battalion

Born At

Holt, Wiltshire

Enlisted At

Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VIII.B.53

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Hobson

Harry William Daniel

G/23672

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

27th March

1918

18

The Queen’s Own (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

6th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Devonport, Devon

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 14 and 15

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Houston

James

M2/035252

Staff Serjeant

Died

At Sea

8th January

1916

 

Army Service Corps

259th Mechanical Transport Company

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk

Cemetery/Memorial

Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

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