Names on Memorial Additional Information
 Beavan, W.  
Burston, A.T.  Arthur Thomas Burston
Lance Corporal 6543 Worcestershire Regiment, 3rd Battalion.
Died November 7 1914, age 26.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 34
Son of George and Jane Burston. Husband of Margaret Mary (15 Hylton Terrace, Bedlinog).
Enlisted aged 14, served 12 years in India.
Davies, D.B. David Benjamin Davies
Company Serjeant Major 240286 Welsh Regiment 1st/5th Bn
Died November 4 1917, aged 26.
Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza), Grave O. 51.
Son of Benjamin and Sarah Davies (5 Powell Street, Bedlinog).
Davies, D.T. David Thomas Davies
Private 240631 Welsh Regiment 1st/5th Battalion
Died March 26 1917, aged 28
Commemorated Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panels 29 to 32.
Son of Evan and Mary Ann Davies, of 2, Vaughan St., Dowlais.  
Davies, S. Stanley Davies
Private 30440 South Wales Borderers, 4th Battalion.
Died of wounds October 26 1918, age 21.
Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq, Grave III. D. 10.
Son of David Davies, of 3, Oakland St., Bedlinog.
Edmunds, H.  
Edwards, W.J.  
Francis, W.O. William Owen Francis.
Private 1410 Welsh Regiment 1st/5th Battalion.
Died August 10 1915 Age 22.
Memorial: Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli) Panel 140-144.
Son of Thomas and Hannah Francis (10 Oakland Street, Bedlinog) husband of Alice Maud Francis (6 Moriah Street, Bedlinog).
James, E. Evan James
Lance Corporal 241186 Welsh Regiment 1st/5th Battalion
Died November 4 1917, aged 26
Grave A. 55, Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza).
Son of Thomas and Martha James, of 59, Gas Row, Dowlais, husband of Edith A. James, of 31, Brynston St., Dowlais
Jones, C.W. Charles Willie Jones
Company Sergeant Major 59 1st/5th Battalion Welsh Regiment
Died of wounds August 21 1915
HELLES MEMORIAL, Gallipoli, Turkey, Panel 140 to 144.
Jones, D.J.  
Jones, J.  
Jones, S.F.  
Lynch, J.  
McMurray, J.  
Morgan, B.H.  
Phillips, R.T.  
Price, H.G.  
Price, H.M. Horace Montague Price
Private 241733 Welsh Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion.
Killed in action March 26 1917.
Jerusalem Memorial, Panels 30 to 32.
Small, J. John Small
Private 74166 Welsh Regiment, 13th Battallion.
Died October 21 1918, aged 23.
Grave I. A. 4., Awoingt British Cemetery, Nord, France.
Son of Frank and Anne Small; husband of Ellen Small, of 7, Hill Row, Pentwyn. Native of Fochriw.
Tandy, C. Charles Tandy
Corporal 15674 6th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment
Killed in action August 26 1915
7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Turkey (including Gallipoli), Sp. Mem. C. 14.
Thomas, R.S.J. Richard Stanley John Thomas
Private 17906 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 7th Battalion.
Died June 10 1916, age 20.
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Grave VII. C. 23A.
Son of Richard Henry and Elizabeth Ann Thomas of 15 Oakland St., Bedlinog.
Thomas, W.J.  
Walsh, J.  
Williams, M. Mordecai Williams
Private 15948 Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 9th Battalion.
Died October 3 1915, age 30.
Graigfargoed Cemetery, Bedlinog, Grave 89.
Son of Edmund P. and Anne Williams of 59 Pant-du, Port Talbot. Born at Bedlinog.
[Brother of David Thomas Williams - on Bedlinog War Memorial]
Williams, T.D. Thomas David Williams
Private 17904 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 7th Battalion.
Killed in action August 16 1917, age 22.
Panel 80 to 82 and 163A Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Son of James and Catherine Williams (25 Commercial St., Bedlinog).

W. Bevan

The name of W Bevan (Beavan) is recorded both on the War Memorial in Bedlinog and on the Memorial plaque that Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettleford produced to commemorate war casualties among their workers.

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Arthur Thomas Burston

The name of A. T. Burston is recorded both on the War Memorial in Bedlinog and on the Memorial plaque that Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettleford produced to commemorate war casualties among their workers.

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David Benjamin Davies

Bedlinog DaviesDB SWE19171116The name of D. B. Davies is among those listed on the Bedlinog Pits memorial plaque that Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettleford produced to commemorate war casualties among their workers.
And on the family grave in Bedlinog (Graig Fargoed) Cemetery.Bedlinog DaviesDB MI

David Thomas Davies

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Stanley Davies

Stanley Davies is commemorated on both Bedlinog War Memorial and the memorial plaque that Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettleford produced to commemorate war casualties among their workers.

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William Owen Francis

William Owen Francis was born and bred in Bedlinog, in 1911 he was an 18 year old miner living with his family in Bedlinog. In 1913 he married Alice Maud Meredith and they had two children Bessie born late 1913 and Violet M born 1916, after his death.
 His family remembered him in the In Memoriam column of Westurn Mail on the 2nd anniversry of his death.Bedlinog FrancisWO 19170810  He is commemorated on both War Memorial in Bedlinog and on the Memorial plaque that Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettleford produced to commemorate war casualties among their Bedlinog workers.

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Evan James

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Charles Willie Jones

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Horace Montague Price

In 1911 Horace Montague Price lived at 6 Station Terrace, Bedlinog, with his wife Emma and 1 year old daughter Millicent Anne. His wife, whose surname had also been Price, had been born in Bedlinog. He was born about 1887 in Maisemore, Gloucestershire, the son of Arthur, a cordwainer, and Julia Price. He was killed in action in Egypt, aged 30.Bedlinog PriceHM ME19170519a

He worked as a coal-miner; the name H. M. Price is recorded both on the War Memorial in Bedlinog and on the Memorial plaque that Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettleford produced to commemorate war casualties among their workers.

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John Small

John Small, born Fochriw early 1896, was son of Frank, born Somerset, and Anne Small. In 1911 the family lived at 7 Chapel Row, Penybank.  He enlisted at Pontlottyn 20 February 1916, aged 19 years and 11 months but was put on Army Reserve – possibly because he was a coal miner. Towards the end of 1916 he married Ellen Grimmett.
  He was finally mobilised 23 April 1918 and died as a result of wounds seven months later 21 October 1918. His daughter Coral Patricia was born in early 1919, he had previously had a son Douglas.

See Gelligaer Journal Volume 25 (2018) page 69

Charles Tandy

Charles Tandy was born in Stanley, Yorkshire about 1880, where his father was a coal-miner. By 1901 the family had moved to the Staffordshire coalfields. Charles married Nancy Emily Barnsley in Dudley, Staffordshire in 1907. The family evidently moved to Dowlais as they were recorded as living in Greenfield Terrace, Gellifaelog in the 1911 Census. Both of their children, 2 year old Sarah Ann and 1 year old Samuel had been born in Dowlais.
  Charles Tandy enlisted at Merthyr 27 October 1914 giving his age as 33 years 184 days. He was 5ft 8½in and weighed 145 lbs. He joined the 6th Battalion, Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire) Regiment. He entered the Balkans theatre of War 1 July 1915 and was killed in action less than two months later 27 August.
  As well as his wife he left three children Sarah Ann, born June 1909, Nancy E, born December 1913 and Charles, born February 1915.
  Although there is no direct evidence he worked at Bedlinog both E. James and C. W. Jones whose names appear on this plaque also lived in Gellifaelog.

Richard Stanley John Thomas

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Memorial - Graigfargoed Cemetery

Mordecai Williams

Merthyr Express October 16, 1915
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 For more see Gelligaer Journal Volume 21 pages 39-41

  The name of M. Williams is recorded both on the War Memorial in Bedlinog and on the Memorial plaque that Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettleford produced to commemorate war casualties among their workers.
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Below: Graigfargoed Cemetery, Bedlinog 

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Thomas David Williams

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His name is recorded on both the Bedlinog War Memorial (as T. Williams) and on the Memorial plaque that Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettleford produced to commemorate war casualties among their workers (as Williams, T.D.).

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