Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Palferman

Reginald Samuel

Able Seaman

Wales Z/1278

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

28th September 1918

21

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Anson Battalion, Royal Navy Division

Cemetery/Memorial

Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension

Locality

Nord

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

VI.A.18

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Paton

William John

Able Seaman

Wales Z/1950

Presumed Drowned

At Sea

31st May 1916

22

Royal Naval Reserve

H.M.S. “Queen Mary

Cemetery/Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Locality

Plymouth, Devon

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

19

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Penry

William

Able Seaman

Bristol Z/205

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th April

1917

23

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Nelson Battalion, Royal Navy Division

Cemetery/Memorial

Arras Memorial

Locality

Somme

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Bay 1

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Perring

Warran

Stoker

4365S

Presumed Drowned

Gallipoli Theatre

14th March 1915

29

Royal Naval Reserve

H.M.S. “Amethyst

Cemetery/Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Locality

Plymouth, Devon

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

8

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Petty

Harry

Petty Officer Stoker

K/1788

Presumed Drowned

At Sea

18th September 1917

26

Royal Navy

H.M.S. “Contest

Cemetery/Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Locality

Plymouth, Devon

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

22

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Phillips

John

Engineman

3250ES

Presumed Drowned

At Sea

19th February 1917

48

Royal Naval Reserve

H.M. Trawler “Picton Castle

Cemetery/Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Locality

Plymouth, Devon

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

24

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Phillips

Leonard

Able Seaman

Wales Z/128

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

4th September 1915

25

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Nelson Battalion, Royal Navy Division

Cemetery/Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Locality

Plymouth, Devon

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

8

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Pickett

Edward George

Stoker 2nd Class

K/26780

Presumed Drowned

At Sea

31st May 1916

22

Royal Naval Reserve

H.M.S. “Defence

Cemetery/Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Locality

Plymouth, Devon

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

16

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Price

David Thomas

Stoker

5185S

Presumed Drowned

At Sea

6th September 1918

21

Royal Naval Reserve

H.M.S. “Talbot

Cemetery/Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Locality

Plymouth, Devon

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

29

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Priday

William Charles

Stoker

8705S

Presumed Drowned

At Sea

31st May 1916

22

Royal Naval Reserve

H.M.S. “Indefatigable

Cemetery/Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial

Locality

Plymouth, Devon

Country

United Kingdom

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

19

 

Surname

Christian Names

Rank

Service Number

Cause

of Death

Theatre of War

Date of Death

Age

Regiment/

Service

Ship/Vessel

Prowse

(VC, DCM)

George Henry

Chief Petty Officer

Wales Z/424

Killed in Action

Western European Theatre (France)

27th September 1918

32

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Drake Battalion, Royal Navy Division

Cemetery/Memorial

Vis-en-Artois Memorial

Locality

Pas de Calais

Country

France

Cemetery/Memorial Reference

Panel 1 and 2

Victoria Cross Citation

For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty when, during an advance, a portion of his company became disorganised by heavy machine gun fire from an enemy strong point. Collecting what men were available he led them with great coolness and bravery against this strong point, capturing it together with twenty-three prisoners and five machine guns. Later, he took a patrol forward in face of much enemy opposition and established it on important high ground. On another occasion he displayed great heroism by attacking single-handed an ammunition limber which was trying to recover ammunition, killing three men who accompanied it and capturing the limber. Two days later he rendered valuable services when covering the advance of his company with a Lewis gun section, and located later on two machine gun positions in a concrete emplacement, which were holding up the advance of the battalion on the right. With complete disregard of personal danger, he rushed forward with a small party and attacked and captured these posts, killing six enemy and taking thirteen prisoners and two machine guns. He was the only survivor of the gallant party, but by this daring and heroic action he enabled the battalion on the right to push forward without further machine gun fire from the village. Throughout the whole operations his magnificent example and leadership were an inspiration to all, and his courage was superb

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