Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

Swansea Men

(Resident at Swansea)

(R)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Rees

David James

46138

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

23rd May

1917

19

Welsh Regiment

16th (Service) Battalion

(Cardiff City)

Born At

Trescoed, Breconshire

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Ferme-Olivier Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot 3. Row D. Grave 5

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Rees

Edward

6098

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

9th November

1917

36

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Ystalyfera, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 93 and 94

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Rees

John Edgar

R/15812

Lance Corporal

Died

Western European Theatre (France)

1st July

 

1916

41

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

2nd Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Bay 7

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Rees

Thomas Henry Eaton

16172

Serjeant

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

22nd April

 

1918

29

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

“B” Company,

13th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 36 and 37

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Rees

Trevor William

591829

Rifleman

Killed in Action

Egyptian Theatre

23rd December

1917

 

London Regiment

2/18th (County of London) Battalion (London Irish Rifles)

Born At

Mold, Flintshire

Enlisted At

Chelsea, London

Cemetery/Memorial

Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

T.35

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Richards

Frank Edgar

64047

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

25th August

 

1918

 

Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

7th (Extra Reserve) Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 3

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Richards

Frederick John

WR/

159094

Pioneer

Died

Western European Theatre (France)

21st October

 

1918

25

Royal Engineers

No. 5 Transport Stores Company

Born At

 

Enlisted At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Severe Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

S.II.R.7

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Richards

William Mathias

130559

Pioneer

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

6th April

 

1917

36

Royal Engineers

“F” Special Company

Born At

Mathyr, Pembrokeshire

Enlisted At

In the Field

Cemetery/Memorial

Zouave Valley Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.D.17

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Richardson

John

28303

Private

Died

Western European Theatre (France)

8th October

 

1918

26

Royal Dublin Fusiliers

6th (Service) Battalion

Born At

 

Enlisted At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy, Aisne, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.E.3

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Richardson

Thomas

3/3476

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

23rd April

 

1916

 

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

1st Battalion

Born At

St. Peters, Plymouth, Devon

Enlisted At

Bodmin, Cornwall

Cemetery/Memorial

Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.B.5

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Roberts

David Albert

S/2853

Rifleman

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

5th September

1916

 

Rifle Brigade

(The Prince Consort’s Own)

11th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Nantyglo, Monmouthshire

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot 2. Row C. Grave 8

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Robinson

George William

96255

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

23rd April

 

1917

 

Royal Engineers

22nd Field Company

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 8A and 8D

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Robinson

Henry

11196

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

2nd December

 

1914

22

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Wrexham, Denbighshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.B.28A

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Rosser

Evan John

46245

Lance Corporal

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (Italy)

13th August

 

1918

25

South Wales Borderers

8th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Neath, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Arquata Scrivia Communal Cemetery Extension, Italy

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.B.8

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