Bedlinog Memorial 1914-18


W. Bevan – not identified

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.

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).

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.

William East
Private 1330 Welsh Guards, Prince of Wales’ Company, 1st Battalion.
Died October 6 1915.
Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 10.
Son of George and Jane East.

William Henry Edwards
Private 81735 Royal Army Medical Corps, 36th General Hospital.
Died October 7 1917, age 32.
Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece, Grave 1595.
Son of Richard and Ann Edwards of Ceinws, Montgomeryshire.

William Owen Francis
Private 1410 Welsh Regiment 1st/5th Bn.
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).

William George
Private 31508 Welsh Regiment, 19th Battalion.
Died July 29 1916.
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, Grave I. P. 2.

David Harries
Private 19369 Royal Welsh Fusiliers “C” Coy 16th Battalion.
Died at home December 15 or 16 1915, age 23.
Grave 73 Graigfargoed Cemetery.
Son of Thomas and Alice Jane (Jessie) (Chapel Street, Bedlinog)

Frank Herbert Howard
Corporal 19904 South Wales Borderers, 4th Battalion.
Killed in action April 9 1916, age 31.
Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 16 and 62.
Husband of Margaret Jane Howard of 126 Falmouth Rd., Redruth, Cornwall.

Hugh Howells.
Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps.
Died April 10 1917, aged 26.
Commemorated Cardiff Western Cemetery Screen Wall.  Buried Graig Congregational Chapelyard, Llechryd.
Son of Rowland and Mary J. Howells. Husband of Margaret (Hill Crest, Friars Road, Barry Island).

Charles Ellis Jones
Riflemen S/3405 Rifle Brigade, 13th Battalion.
Killed in action June 1 1917.
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 9.

H. Jones – not identified

Robert Jones
Private 19923 Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 8th Battalion.
Died January 2 1916, aged 30.
Commemorated Panel 77 to 80. Memorial Helles Memorial, Greece.
Son of Robert Jones, of 30, St. Helens St., Carnarvon.

W. J. Lewis – not identified

D. G. Lewis – not identified

William John Minton.
Private 2763 Welsh regiment 17th Battalion (Formerly 11613 South Wales Borderers).
Died November 25 1917.
Commemorated Cambrai Memorial Louverval, France.
Son of John and Sarah Minton (1 Garth House, Graigfargoed, Bedlinog).

Arthur Orchard.
Private 240624 Welsh regiment 1st/5th Battalion.
Died December 6 1917.
Commemorated D.101. Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
(19 Hylton Terrace, Bedlinog)

Horace Montague Price
Private 241733 Welsh Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion.
Killed in action March 26 1917.
Jerusalem Memorial, Panels 30 to 32.

William Quartley
Private 1830 Welsh Regiment 1st/5th Battalion.
Killed in action in Gallipoli August 10 1915, age 23.
Memorial: Helles Memorial Panel 140 to 144.
Lived in Bedlinog, Son of Albert Quartley (14 Glynfach Road, Cymmer, Porth.)

Emrys Rollings (Rawlings)
Gunner 50619 Royal Garrison Artillery 78th Siege Bty.
Died November 21 1916, age 19.
Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, France VI.C.28.
Son of Thomas Rollings (10 Commercial Street, Gelligaer).

Alfred John Squire
Gunner 21246 Royal Garrison Artillery.
Died April 5 1916.
Grave II. D. 225, Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

William Sims
Private 16415 Welsh Regiment 10th Battalion.
Died June 4 1916.
Rue-du-Bacquerot Graveyard, Laventie, France.
Son of Frank and Elizabeth Sims (4 Davies Town, Brookland, New Tredegar).

Willie Parry Thomas
Private 78054 Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 13th Battalion.
Died September 30 1918, age 19.
St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France, Grave R. IV. C. 2.
Son of Thomas William and Jane C. Thomas of 1 Primrose Cottages, Bedlinog.

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.

David Thomas Williams
Sapper 139465 Royal Engineers, 161st Tunnelling Company.
Died June 8 1916.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 8A and 8D.
[Brother of Mordecai Williams below]

Emrys Williams
Private 7938 Welsh Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Died October 29 1914.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 37.

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 above]

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).