The names, on each memorial, are listed alphabetically by surname. In brackets are the names as they appear on the memorial –  occasionally errors occur on memorials.
There are also plaques in Gelligaer Church, Pontlottyn Church and a plaque from the former Trelewis Church which is now in Treharris Church.

GKN Bedlinog Pits

Memorial Plaque in remembrance of those who worked at Bedlinog Collieries and who died in the Great War 1914-18.

Beavan, W.  –  not identified
  Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

Arthur Thomas Burston     (Burston, A.T.)
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.
  Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

David Benjamin Davies     (Davies, D.B.)
Company Serjeant Major 240286 Welsh Regiment 1st/5th Battalion
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).
   Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

David Thomas Davies     (Davies, D.T.)
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.

Stanley Davies     (Davies, S.)
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.
  Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

Edmunds, H.  –  not identified

Edwards, W.J.  –  not identified

William Owen Francis      (Francis, W.O.)
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).
  Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

Evan James     (James, E.)
Lance Corporal  241186  Welsh Regiment  1st/5th Battalion.
Died November 4 1917, age 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

Charles Willie Jones     (Jones, C.W.)
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.  –  not identified

Jones, J.  –  not identified

Jones, S.F.  –  not identified

Lynch, J.  –  not identified

McMurray, J.  –  not identified

Morgan, B.H.  –  not identified

Phillips, R.T.  –  not identified

Price, H.G.  –  not identified

GKN Bedlinog Collieries Great War Memorial Plaque

Horace Montague Price     (Price, H.M.)
Private 241733 Welsh Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion.
Killed in action March 26 1917.
Commemorated: Jerusalem Memorial, Panels 30 to 32.
  Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

John Small     (Small, J.)
Private 74166 Welsh Regiment, 13th Battallion.
Died October 21 1918, age 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.

Charles Tandy     (Tandy, C.)
Corporal 15674  6th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment.
Killed in action August 26 1915.
7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Turkey (including Gallipoli), Sp. Mem. C. 14.

Richard Stanley John Thomas      (Thomas, R.S.J.)
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.
  Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

Thomas, W.J.  –  not identified

Walsh, J.  –  not identified

Mordecai Williams     (Williams, M.)
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]
  Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

Thomas David Williams     (Williams, T.D.)
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).
  Also commemorated on Bedlinog War Memorial

St Aidans Church, Bute Town

Elias Thomas
Petty Officer Wales/Z381 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Drake Battalion.
Died September 2 1918, age 30.
Comemorated Panel 1 and 2, Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Son of the late Edward and Ann Thomas.

Henry Thomas
Lance Sergeant 18465 Gloucestershire Regiment, 13th Battalion.
Died September 3 1916, age 24.
Comemorated Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Son of the late Edward and Ann Thomas.

Robert William Oakley
Private 18453 Gloucestershire Regiment, 13th Battalion.
Died October 26 1916.
Grave VIII. C. 21., Serre Road Cemetery No. 1, Pas de Calais, France.

Great War Memorial Plaque, St Aidans Church, Bute Town

GKN Fochriw Pits

Memorial Plaque in remembrance of those who worked at Fochriw Collieries and who died in the Great War 1914-18.
See Gelligaer Journal Volume 25 for an article on researching the names on this plaque.

John Arthur Addis    (Addis, J.A.)
Sergeant 11292 King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, 5th Battalion.
Killed in action March 18 1916, age 20.
Grave XVII. M. 10, Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.
Son of J. C. Addis and Annie Addis, of “Redlands”, Much Marcle, Glos.

Thomas Caswell     (Caswell, T.)
Lance Sergeant  25179, 17th Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Killed in action April 24 1917.
Grave I. C. 39, Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich.

Cornelius Connolly     (Connolly, C.)
Rifleman 14569 6th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles.
Died July 17 1916, age 34.
Grave 263, Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece.
Son of Ellen Connolly of 2 Victoria Place, Dowlais.

William Cornelius Edwards     (Edwards, W.C.)
Private 49310 10th Battalio South Wales Borderers.
Died September 18 1918, age 22.
Grave plot IV. C. 9, Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.
Son of Jane Edwards, of Anchorage, Fochriw, and the late Cornelius Edwards.

Evan John Ellis     (Ellis, E.J.)
Private 12243 8th Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Died July 19 1916, age 28.
Grave plot XIV. J. 8, Amara War Cemetery, Iraq
Son of John and Catherine Ellis, of Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire.

Evan Evans     (Evans, E.)
Private 32649 16th Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Died of wounds September 13 1916, age 25.
Grave plot X.B.3A, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Evans, of 18, Aelybryn, Fochriw.

Joseph Henry Evans     (Evans, J.H.)
Private 15928 7th Battalion Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry.
Died of wounds August 29 1916.
Grave plot III. G. 53, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’abbe, Somme, France.

John Foley    (Foley, J.)
Private 11165 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers.
Killed in action October 31 1914, age 19.
Commemorated Panel 22, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Son of Roger and Julia Foley, of 17, Lloyd St., Dowlais, Glam.

James, E.  –  Not Identified

Ivor Jenkins     (Jenkins, I.)
Private 76648, 15th Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Killed in action October 8 1918.
Grave plot VI. A. 14, Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy.
Son of Mr. D. Jenkins, of 19, White St., Dowlais, Glam.

David Jones     (Jones, D.)
Private 27247 8th Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Killed in action August 8 1915
Commemorated Panel 140 To 144, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Jones, J.  –  Not Identified

Richard Jones     (Jones, R.)
Private 12122 2nd Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Killed in action May 9 1915.
Commemorated Panels 23 & 24, Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Husband of Margaret Jones, of 5, Pit Row, Fochriw.

GKN Fochriw Collieries Great War 1914-18 Memorial Plaque

Jones, S.  –  not identified

Morris, A.  –  not identified

Morris, E.  –  not identified

William John Phillips     (Phillips, W.J.)
Private 58222  13th Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Killed in action September 18 1918.
Commemorated Panel 7, Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Formerly 41966 South Wales Borderers.

Pritchard, R. J.  –  not identified

Mathew Ryan D C M     (Ryan, M.  D C M)
Private 11577 “B” Company 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers.
Died of wounds October 19 1918, age: 22.
Grave plot S. II. J. 2, St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France.
Son of Hannah Ryan, of 1, Sand St., Dowlais, Glam., and the late John Ryan.

Thomas, D.W.  –  not identified

Thomas Owen Thomas     (Thomas, T.O.)
Lance Sergeant 240596 1st/5th Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Killed in action March 26 1917, age 26.
Commemorated Panels 30 To 32, Jerusalem Memorial.
Son of Samuel and Mary Elizabeth Thomas, of 1, Berry Square, Dowlais; husband of Blodwen Walters (formerly Thomas), of 48, Balaclava Rd., Dowlais.

William Thomas     (Thomas, W.)
Private 3989 1st Battalion Welsh Guards.
Killed in action October 20 1918.
Grave plot A. 6, Vertain Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Walter Francis Tyler     (Tyler, W.F.)
Private 1395 1st/5th Battalion Welsh Regiment.
Killed in action September 5 1915, age 21.
Commemorated Panel 140 To 144, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Son of Frederick James Tyler, of 16, Caehendwy St., Penydaren, Merthyr Tydfil; husband of Sarah Hannah Davies (formerly Tyler), of 11, Lower Union St., Dowlais.

Williams, W.R. –  not identified