Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Rees

David James

Private

46138

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

23rd May 1917

19

Welsh Regiment

16th (Service) Battalion (Cardiff City)

Born

Trescoed, Breconshire

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Ferme-Olivier Cemetery

Locality

West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot 3. Row D. Grave 5

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Rees

Edward

Lance Corporal

6098

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Belgium)

9th November 1917

36

Welsh Regiment

2nd Battalion

Born

Ystalyfera, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial

Locality

West-Vlaanderen

Country

Belgium

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 93 and 94

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Rees

John Edgar

Lance Corporal

R/15812

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

1st July  1916

41

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

2nd Battalion

Born

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

London

Cemetery/Memorial

Arras Memorial

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Bay 7

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Rees

Thomas Henry Eaton

Serjeant

16172

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

22nd April

1918

29

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

“B” Company,

13th (Service) Battalion

Born

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Pozieres Memorial

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 36 and 37

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Rees

Trevor William

Rifleman

591829

Killed in Action

Egyptian Theatre

23rd December 1917

 

London Regiment

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

Born

Mold, Flintshire

Enlisted At

Chelsea, London

Cemetery/Memorial

Jerusalem War Cemetery

Locality

 

Country

Israel and Palestine

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

T.35

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Richards

Frank Edgar

Private

64047

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

25th August 1918

 

Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

7th (Extra Reserve) Battalion

Born

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Cardiff, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Vis-en-Artois Memorial

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 3

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Richards

Frederick John

Pioneer

WR/159904

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

21st October 1918

25

Royal Engineers

No.5 Transport Stores Company

Born

 

Enlisted At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

St. Severe Cemetery Extension

Locality

Rouen, Seine-Maritime

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

S.II.R.7

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Richards

William Mathias

Pioneer

130559

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

6th April

1917

36

Royal Engineers

“F” Special Company

Born

Mathyr, Pembrokeshire

Enlisted At

In the Field. France

Cemetery/Memorial

Zouave Valley Cemetery

Locality

Souchez, Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

II.D.17

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Richardson

John

Private

28303

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

8th October 1918

26

Royal Dublin Fusiliers

6th (Service) Battalion

Born

 

Enlisted At

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Prospect Hill Cemetery

Locality

Gouy, Aisne

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

III.E.3

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Richardson

Thomas

Private

3/3476

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

23rd April

1916

 

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

1st Battalion

Born

St. Peters, Plymouth, Devon

Enlisted At

Bodmin, Cornwall

Cemetery/Memorial

Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery

Locality

Arras, Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.B.5

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Roberts

David Albert

Rifleman

S/2853

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

5th September 1916

 

Rifle Brigade (The Prince of Consort’s Own)

11th (Service) Battalion

Born

Nantyglo, Monmouthshire

Enlisted At

Swansea, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Plot 2. Row C. Grave 8

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Robinson

George William

Lance Corporal

96255

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

23rd April

1917

 

Royal Engineers

22nd Field Company

Born

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey

Cemetery/Memorial

Thiepval Memorial

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Pier and Face 8A and 8D

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Robinson

Henry

Private

11196

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

2nd December 1914

22

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

1st Battalion

Born

Swansea, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Wrexham, Denbighshire

Cemetery/Memorial

Wimereux Communal Cemetery

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.B.28A

 

 

Surname

Christian Name

Rank

Service Number

Cause of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment

Battalion

Rosser

Evan John

Lance Corporal

46245

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (Italy)

13th August 1918

25

South Wales Borderers

8th (Service) Battalion

Born

Neath, Glamorgan

Enlisted At

Neath, Glamorgan

Cemetery/Memorial

Arquata Scrivia Communal Cemetery Extension

Locality

 

Country

Italy

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

I.B.8

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