Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

Swansea Men

(Resident at Swansea)

(S)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Saunders

Robert

50389

Private

Killed in Action

Salonika Theatre

9th April

 

1918

32

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Doiran Memorial, Greece

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Scamons

William

54212

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

13th March

1918

29

Welsh Regiment

15th (Service) Battalion (Carmarthenshire)

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, Nord, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VII.C.15

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Sears

Clive R.

6808

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

16th August

 

1915

 

King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

13th (Service) Battalion

Born At

 

Enlisted At

Liverpool, Lancashire

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 1D, 8B and 8C

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Short

Charles

240624

Private

Killed in Action

Egyptian Theatre

23rd November

1917

 

Prince Albert’s (Somerset Light Infantry)

1/5th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Taunton, Devon

Enlisted At

Taunton, Devon

Cemetery/Memorial

Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.72

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Short

John

202595

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

21st March

1918

 

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

2/4th Battalion

Born At

Danygraig, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 50 and 51

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Sims

Robert Charles

7205

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

10th September

1914

29

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

1st Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Brecknock, Breconshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Le Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Smith

David Dickson Burnie

10551

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Asiatic Theatre

28th June

1916

21

Welsh Regiment

8th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)

Formerly

Formerly

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Basra Memorial, Iraq

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 24

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Smith

Sydney Albert

29886

Private

Died of Wounds

Home (UK)

1st May

1918

19

South Wales Borderers

11th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Gwent)

Born At

 

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Danygraig Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.432

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Smith

William Oliver

TR4/77849

Private

Died

Home (UK)

17th June

1918

18

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Caister Old Cemetery, Norfolk

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

E.6.284

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Speckman

Robert French

4745

Bandsman

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

21st November

1914

 

Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Regiment)

1st Battalion

Born At

Bradford Leigh, Wiltshire

Enlisted At

Devizes, Wiltshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

French Plot B.10

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Statler

Raynard

54145

Lance Serjeant

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

13th July

 

1917

35

Welsh Regiment

18th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Glamorgan)

Born At

Manselton, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-le-Grand, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.C.15

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Stephens

John Alfred

6455

Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

16th May

1915

34

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Born At

Canton, Cardiff, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Stephens

William Arthur

29018

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

10th July

 

1916

 

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Landore, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 7A and 10A

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Stephens

William Thomas

108407

Private

Died

Home (UK)

28th October

1918

29

Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

43rd Garrison Battalion

Born At

Hafod, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Peter Churchyard, Cockett, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

SE.52

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Stonnill

Russell Harrison

11901

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

1st June

1916

27

Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment)

5th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Yeovil, Somerset

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.N.29

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Strawbridge

Charles Henry

5852

Private

Died

Home (UK)

22nd October

 

1916

19

London Regiment

14th (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers)

Born At

 

Enlisted At

Shaftesbury, Dorset

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Edith Churchyard, Baverstock, Wiltshire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Sullivan

Thomas

596

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

9th September

1916

 

Royal Munster Fusiliers

8th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Greenhill, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 16C

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Surridge

Septimus

PS/9423

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

16th July

 

1916

36

Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

13th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.J.21

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Sussex

Richard John

9838

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

23rd May

1915

26

Welsh Regiment

1st Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 37

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Sutton

Henry

14104

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

2nd April

 

1917

 

Devonshire Regiment

9th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Aldershot, Hampshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Bay 4

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Sutton

Ughtred

7205

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

14th January

1917

24

Welsh Regiment

14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea)

Born At

Moss Side, Lancashire

Enlisted At

Port Talbot, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Essex Farm Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.I.8

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Swaffield

Albert Edward

M2/202008

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

2nd October

 

1918

40

Army Service Corps

 

Posted to

Posted to

Army Service Corps

Siege Park Canadian Corps

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Bourlon Wood Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.E.19

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Swain

George Arthur

36232

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

30th August

 

1918

19

Border Regiment

7th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.D.32

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