Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

British Army

Swansea Men

(Resident at Swansea)

(W)

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Walker

Charles Rawlings

20341

Lance Corporal

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

8th November

1916

18

Worcestershire Regiment

1/8th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

New York, USA

Enlisted At

Tenbury, Worcestershire

Cemetery/Memorial

Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

IV.B.5

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Walsh

Patrick Malachy

1707

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

16th  September

1916

 

Royal Munster Fusiliers

8th (Service) Battalion

Born At

Mageney, Co. Carlow, Ireland

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

B.19.35

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Walters

Josiah

2276

Private

Died

Home (UK)

19th November

1915

42

Royal Army Medical Corps

2/4th London Field Ambulance

Born At

 

Enlisted At

Chelsea, London

Cemetery/Memorial

Cwmgelly Cemetery, Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

E.2958

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Welsh

William

117382

Pioneer

Died

Home (UK)

27th December

1915

 

Royal Engineers

6th Labour Battalion

Born At

 

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Cheltenham Cemetery, Prestbury, Gloucestershire

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

E.7373

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Whitty

John

7192

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

5th March

1915

 

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

1st Battalion

Born At

St. Johns, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Neuve-Eglise Churchyard, Nieuwkerke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Q.3

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Alfred

24484

Private

Died of Wounds

Western European Theatre (France)

27th October

1916

16

South Wales Borderers

12th (Service) Battalion

(3rd Gwent)

Born At

Treorchy, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.E.28

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Arthur

16455

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

12th July

 

1915

21

Welsh Regiment

10th (Service) Battalion

(1st Rhondda)

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, 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

Williams

Charles

17148

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

30th July

 

1917

 

Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)

1st Battalion

Born At

Emmanuel, Leicestershire

Enlisted At

Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 35

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Edgar

200675

Company Quartermaster Serjeant

Died

At Sea

4th May

1917

 

Welsh Regiment

1/4th Battalion, Territorial Force

Born At

Llandilofawr, Carmarthenshire

Enlisted At

Llandilo, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Savona Memorial, Italy

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

 

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Francis George

T4/173338

Driver

Died

Western European Theatre (France)

18th September

1917

21

Army Service Corps

11th Divisional Train Mechanical Transport

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Seaford, Sussex

Cemetery/Memorial

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

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

P.III.G.9A

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Ivor Brierley

470

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

23rd July

 

1916

 

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

15th (Service) Battalion

(2nd Birmingham)

Born At

St. Marys, Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Birmingham, Staffordshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 9A, 9B and 10B

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Williams

Mathias

54220

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

27th August

 

1917

28

Welsh Regiment

16th (Service) Battalion

(Cardiff City)

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, 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

Wilson

Willie

448021

Second Corporal

Died

Egyptian Theatre

17th April

 

1918

26

Royal Engineers

436th Field Company

Born At

Barry, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

W.96

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Windibank

Ernest

18535

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

7th July

 

1916

 

Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Regiment)

1st Battalion

Born At

Farnham, Surrey

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

A.I.F. Burial Ground, Somme, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

XV.E.9

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Wonacott

Wallace

9893

Private

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

12th July

 

1915

16

Lancaster Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born At

Crewe, Cheshire

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.C.1A

 

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date

Year

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Of Death

Workman

Arthur William

205169

Lance Corporal

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

19th September

1918

21

King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry)

1st Battalion

Born At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon, Aisne, France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Special Memorial C.2

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