The names are listed alphabetically. The 1914-18 names are taken from 3 sources: Pontlottyn War Memorial names in blue, Pontlottyn Boys School Memorial plaque names in green, and Memorial in Pontlottyn Church names in purple.

Great War 1914-18

Banfield G. H.     Pte G. H. Banfield Anzac     Geo. H. Banfield
George Henry Banfield
Private 1450 Australian Infantry, A.I.F., 4th Battalion.
Died May 5 1915, age 29
4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery, Turkey (including Gallipoli) Grave C. 8.
Son of Martha Lewis (formerly Banfield) of 5 High St., Pontlottyn, and the late James Banfield. Native of Brisbane, Queensland.

Beddoe D. A.     Gnr Owen A. Beddoe R.F.A.
Owen Arthur Beddoe
Gunner 74769 Royal Field Artillery, “A” Battery, 116th Brigade.
Died October 15 1916, age 24
Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece, Grave 589.
Son of Henry and Mary Ann Beddoe of 33 Duffryn st., Pontlottyn.

Jas Blewett  -not identified

Brodes T. H.     Pte T. H. Brodes Northd. Fus.
Thomas Henry Brodest
Private 56127 Northumberland Fusiliers, 22nd (Tynside Scottish) Battalion.
Died April 4 1918, age 33.
Ecoust Military Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein, Pas de Calais, France, Grave II. B. 55.
Husband of Daisy B Brodest of 2 Llewelyn Court, Pontlottyn.

Cashman J. A.      L/Cpl J. A. Cashman  S.W.B.
John Augustus Cashman
Private 29519 South Wales Borderers 12th Battalion.
Died November 22 1917, Age 25.
Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France, Grave II. G. 34.
Son of John and Hannah Cashman, Newport, Mon.; husband of Ellen Cashman, of 58 Garden City, Rhymney.

Cleaves C.     Pte Gilbert Cleaves  K.S.L.I.     Gilbert Cleaves
Edward Cleaves
Private 14958 King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, 7th Battalion.
Died July 14 1916.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 12 A and 12 D.

Clifford P.     Cpl Patrick Clifford  R.I.R.
Patrick Clifford
Corporal 6994 Royal Irish Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Died May 24 1915.
Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Grave II. C. 3.

Cody P.
Patrick Cody.
Private 36251 Welsh regiment 1st Battalion. (Formerly Private 18570 South Wales Borderers 3rd Battalion).
Killed in action October 2 1915.
Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 77 and 78.

Curtis J. H.     Lieut J. Handel Curtis  4th Welsh
John Handel Curtis
Second Lieutenent Welsh Regiment, 4th Battalion attached 18th Battalion.
Died November 24 1917, age 26.
Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France, Panel 7.
Son of James and Phoebe Curtis of Dyffryn St., Pontlottyn.

Davies A.     Pte Albert Davies S.W.B.  –  not identified

Davies C.     Cpl Charles Davis S.W.B.
Charles Davies
Lance Corporal 4/13190 South Wales Borderers, 4th Battalion.
Died of wounds May 2 1916.
Basra War Cemetery, Iraq, Grave VI. K. 10.

Davies D. J.     Pte Dd. J. Davies S.W.B.
David John Davies
Private 18637 South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion.
Died 08 May 1916.
Beauval Communal Cemetery, Somme, France, Grave E. 15.

Davies J.     Pte J. Davies S.W.B.
John Davies
Rifleman 1558 Monmouthshire Regiment, “D” Company, 1st Battalion.
Died April 24 1915, Age 19.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 50.
Son of John James and Rebecca Jane Davies, of 3, Courtybella Terrace, Newport, Mon.

Davies J. C.     Pte J. Charles Davies Welsh
John Charles Davies
Private 53782 Welsh Regiment, 9th Battalion (formerly Private 2121 Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Battalion).
Died March 29 1919.
Not on CWGC
Son of David and Rachel Davies of 18 Merchant Street, Pontlottyn.

Davies S.     Pte Stanley Davies Welsh     Stanley Davies
Stanley Davies
Private 35150 Welsh Regiment, 14th Battalion.
Died July 12 1916, age 18.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 A and 10 A.
Son of William and Jane Davies of 12 School St., Pontlottyn.

Davies W.     Pte W. Davies Welsh  –  not identified

Drury E.     Pte E. Drury R.W.Kents
Henry Edward Drury
Private G/12678 Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 6th Battalion.
Died December 1 1917.
Commemorated Panel 8 Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France.
Husband of Edith L. May (later Harding) (4 Glyn Street, Abertysswg)

Edwards B.     Pte Ben. Edwards S.W.B.     Ben Edwards
Benjamin Edwards
Private 13077 South Wales Borderers, 4th Battalion.
Died December 18 1915.
Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, Grave B. 3.
Son of Thomas and Sarah Edwards of 15 Queen St. Pontlottyn.

Edwards F.     Pte Fred Edwards S.W.B.
Frederick Edwards
Private 18519 South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion.
Died July 1 1916, age 23.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 4 A.
Son of William and Ann Edwards of 16 Union St., Pontlottyn.

Edwards T. J.     Pte Thos J Edwards S.W.B.     Tom Edwards
Thomas John Edwards
Private 11544 South Wales Borderers, 1st Battalion.
Died September 15 1918, age 21.
Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, Aisne, France, Grave V. C. 17.
Son of Thomas and Sarah Edwards of 15 Queen St., Pontlottyn.

Edwards T. R.
Thomas Richard Edwards
Private 33672 Welsh Regiment, 12th Battalion.
Died January 14 1916.
Bangor (Glanadda) Cemetery, Caernarvonshire, Grave E. NG. 2346A.

Evans R.     Smn Rees Evans R.N.D.
Rees Evans
Able Seaman  Wales Z/468  Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Drake Battalion, R.N. Division.
Died January 1 1916.
Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, Grave A. 88.

Evans T.     Pte Tom Evans Som.L.I.
Thomas Evans
Private 25618 Somerset Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion.
Died October 25 1916
Delhi Memorial (India Gate), India, Face 1. (Buried Peshawar (Left) B.C. VI. G. 131.)
Husband of Catherine Lewis (formerly Evans) of 16 School St., Pontlottyn.

also Thomas Evans
Private 11510 South Wales Borderers, “B” Company, 1st Battalion.
Died May 9 1915, age 27
Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 14 and 15.
Brother of Mrs. S. H. Forture of 15 Bridge St., Pontlottyn

Evans W. T.     Pte W. Thos. Evans Lancs. Fus.
William Thomas Evans
Private 46348 Lancashire Fusiliers, 16th Battalion.
Died May 29 1918, age 22.
Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France, Grave I.C. 35.
Son of Moses and Elizabeth Ann Pritchard of 17 High St., Pontlottyn.

Fairservice J. A. V.     Sgt J. A. V. Fairservice 2nd R.W.K.     J.A.V. Fairservice
John Albert Victor Fairservice
Sergeant S/6350 Queen’s Owen (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion.
Killed in action April 18 1915.
Commemorated Panel 45 and 47 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

Farrell E.     Pte E. Farrell S.W.B.
Eugene Farrell
Private  18516  South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion.
Killed in action May 8 1915.
Commemorated Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey.

George S. P.     L/Cpl S. Penry George E.Surrey Rifles
Stephen Penry George
Lance Corporal 2426 London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles) 21st Battalion.
Died 23 May 1916, age 33.
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 10.
Son of Stephen and Mary George, of Dyffryn, Velindre, Crymmych, Pembrokeshire.

Gittens H. J.     Cpl H. J. Gittens S.W.B.  –  not identified

Hayes J.     Pte J. Hayes R.W.F.
John Hayes
Private  4448  Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.
Died May 16 1915, age 20.
Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 13 and 14.
Son of Mr W. and Mrs M. Hayes of 3 King St., Pontlottyn.

Hale E.     ??? E. Hale R.C.  –  not identified

Hale F.     ??? F. Hale R.C.  –  not identified

Hinds T.     Pte Tom Hinds R.D.C.     Thos Hind
Thomas Hind
Private 3655 Royal Defence Corps, 24th Protection Company. Formerly 3862 Welsh Regiment.
Died July 11 1916, age 46.
Grave C. 19. 14. (S.W. part) Pentwyn Fochriw (St. Mary) Churchyard.
Son of John and Ellenor Hind (Black Horse Lane, Guildford, Surrey) and husband of Mary Elizabeth Hind (15 Union St., Pontlottyn).
Served in Burma and in the South African Campaign.

Howells H.     Lieut Hugh Howells R.A.F.     Hugh Howell
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).
(Also on Bedlinog War Memorial)

Hughes D. J.     L/Cpl D. J. Hughes Welsh  –  not identified

Hurley D.     Pte Dan Hurley Welsh
Daniel Hurley
Private 19314 Welsh Regiment, 13th Battalion.
Died August 10 1916.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 A and 10 A.

Jenkins T.     Pte Tom Jenkins S.W.B.  –  not identified

Jenkins W.     Pte W. Jenkins S.W.B.      Wm Jenkins
William Jenkins
Private 7149 South Wales Borderers.
Died October 8 1917, aged 32.
Buried St. David’s, Rhymney, Glamorgan.
Wife of Sarah Ann Jenkins nee White.

Jones D. W.     Pte D. W. Jones 2/? Mons.  –  not identified

Jones J.     Smn Jim Jones R.N.D.     Jas Thos Jones  –  not identified

Jones J. A.     Lieut J. Arllwyd Jones R.W.F.
John Arllwyd Jones
Second Lieutenant, Welsh Regiment, 9th Battalion.
Died September 20 1917, aged 34.
Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 93 to 94.
Son of the late Mrs. Jones, of Gyfaellwyd View, Devils Bridge, Aberystwyth; husband of Winifred Jones, late of 56, Alexandra St., Wrexham. B.A. On the staff of the Wrexham County School.

Jones P.     Smn Phil Jones R.N.V.R.     Phillip Jones
Philip Jones
Able Seaman, Wales Z/609, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Drake Battalion R.N. Division.
Died October 20 1916, age 23.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 1 A.
Son of Mrs E. Jones of 4 School St., Pontlottyn.

Jones S. L.     Smn S. Lloyd Jones R.N.D.     S Lloyd Jones
Samuel Lloyd Jones
Able Seaman Wales Z/1500  Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Drake Battalion, R.N. Division.
Died January 5 1916.
Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 19.

Jones T.    Pte Tom Jones S.W.B.  –  not identified

Jones T.     Pte T. Jones  Welsh
James Thomas Jones
Private 27305 Welsh Regiment, 8th Battalion.
Died August 08 1915, aged 24.
Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 140 to 144.
Son of Elizabeth Jones of 4, School Street, Pontlottyn. (Brother of Philip, above)

Kiley J.     Pte John Kiley  S.W.B.
James Kiley
Private 6266 South Wales Borderers, 8th Battalion.
Died 7 May 1917.
Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece, Grave E. 1082.

Kittle E.     L/Cpl Edwin Kittle  Ox&Bucks L.I.
Edwin William Kittle
Lance Corporal 11881 Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry.
October 7 1916, age 27.
Guards’ Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France, Grave XI. ZZ. 7.
Son of William and Eva Kittle of Osborne Villas, South End, Pontlottyn.

Law R.     Pte Reuban Law  1st Mons.     Reuben Law
Reuben Law
Lance Corporal 1818 Monmouthshire Regiment (Territorial Force) 1st Battalion.
Killed in action May 8 1915.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 50.
Son of William and Emily Law, of 24, Carn-y-tyla Terrace, Abertysswg, Mon.

Legge T.     Pte Thos. Legge  S.W.B.  –  not identified

Lewis C. R.     Pte Cha. R. Lewis  Welsh     Chas R. Lewis
Charles Rees Lewis
Private 30994 Welsh Regiment, 13th Battalion.
Died July 17 1916, age 20.
St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France, Grave A. 31. 5.
Son of George and Ellen Lewis of 7 Wine St, Pontlottyn.

Lewis L.     Pte Llew Lewis  Welsh 
Llewellyn Lewis
Private  37006  Welsh Regiment, 8th Battalion.
Died August 12 1916.
Basra War Cemetery, Basra, Iraq Grave VI. W. 7.

Lewis T.     Pte Tom Lewis  S.W.B.
Thomas Lewis
Private 13181 South Wales Borderers, 1st Battalion.
Died December 29 1914, age 35
Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 14 and 15.
Son of the late Thomas and Ann Lewis; husband of Mary Jane Lewis of 7 Ring St., Pontlottyn.

Lewis T. G. G.     Cpl Tom G. Gilbert Lewis  M.T.A.S.C
Thomas John Lewis
Corporal M2/119426 Army Service Corps, Attached “H” Seige Park, VIII Corps Heavy Artillery.
Died May 11 1918, age 32.
Ljissenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Grave XXVIII. H. 12A.
Son of Margaret Lewis of 264 Newport Rd., Cardiff, and the late James Lewis. Born Pontlottyn.

Lloyd D.     Sgt D. Lloyd  S.W.B.     F. Lloyd  –  not identified

Wm Longden  –  not identified

McCarty C.     Pte Con. McCarthy  Welsh
Cornelius McCarthy
Private 15950 Welsh Regiment, “B” Company, 9th Battalion.
Died October 6 1915, age 34.
St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France, Grave A. 12. 1.
Son of John and Ellen McCarthy; husband of Mary Ann Hamblin (formerly McCarthy) of 11 Victoria St. Pontlottyn. Native of Rhymney.

McCarty E.     Pte Eugene McCarthy  Welsh
Eugene McCarthy
Private 2699 Welsh Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Killed in Action October 2 1915.
Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 77 and 78.

Mann J.     Pte J. Mann  Welsh
James Mann
Private 15307 Welsh Regiment, 9th Battalion.
Died September 25 1915.
Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 77 and 78.

Martin A.     Pte A. Martin  S.W.B.
Arthur Martin
Private  13276  South Wales Borderers, 4th Battalion.
Died August 21 1915.
Grave IV. C. 10., 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Turkey (including Gallipoli).

Miskill E.     Cpl E. Miskill  B?.B.D.
Edward Miskell
Private 830244 Canadian Infantry, 44th Battalion.
August 23 1917, age 32.
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Son of Thomas and Mary Miskell of 17 Chapel St., Pontlottyn.

Miskill J.     Pte Jas. Miskill  S.W.B.
James Miskell
Private 13255 South Wales Borderers, 1st Battalion.
Kiled in action January 25 1915.
Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 14 and 15.

Miskill T.     Pte T. Miskill  1st Mons
Thomas Miskell (in CWGC recorded as E. Miskell)
Private 3129 Monmouthshire Regiment, 1st Battallion
Killed in action March 10 1915
St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Grave I. G. 9.

Morris L.     Pte Levi Morris  Welsh
Levi Richards Morris
Private 46102 Welsh Regiment, 17th Battalion.
Died June 13 1918, age 33.
Grave in East part of Maesycwmmer (Tabor) Congregational Chapelyard, Caerphilly.
Husband of Jessie Rosanna Griffiths (formerly Morris), of 36, Newbridge Rd., Pontllanfraith.

Morris R. L.     Dvr Rich. Ll. Morris  R.F.A.
Richard Lloyd Morris
Driver W/3507 Royal Field Artillery, “A” Battery. 119th Brigade.
Died October 14 1918.
Dadizeele British Cemetery, West-Vlanderen, Belgium, Grave IV. A. 3.

Mutton E.     Pte E. Mutton
Edwin Mutton
Private 12808 Welsh Regiment, 19th Battalion.
Died July 10 1916.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 A and 10 A.

Neade R.     Pte Reuben Neade  S.W.B.     Reuben Mead
Reuben Mead/Nead
Private 13240 South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion.
Died September 16 1915.
Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey (including Gallipoli), Grave II. A. 15.
Stepbrother of Daniel Clarke of 6 Crofts Row, Pontlottyn.

Nicholas W.     Pte W. Nicholas  S.W.B.     Wm Nicholas
William Nicholas
Corporal 13700 South Wales Borderers. 2nd Battalion.
Died July 1 1916.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 4 A.

Owen W.     Spr W. Owen  R.E.     Willie D. Owen
William David Owen
Sapper 149631 Royal Engineers, Inland Water Transport.
Died November 13 1917.
Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord, France, Grave IV. B. 2.

Palmer J.     Pte Jas Palmer  R.W.F.
James Palmer
Private 4356 Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.
Died January 16 1915.
Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium, Panel 5.

Phillips J. H.     Pte J. H. Phillips  S.W.B.
James Herbert Phillips
Private 13187 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion.
Died 6 December 1914, age 44.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 22.
Son of the late David and Elizabeth Phillips. Served in the South African Campaign.

Phillips T.     Pte Tom Phillips  S.W.B.
Thomas Phillips
Private 39207 South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion (Formerly 3871, Monmouthshire Regt.).
Died April 11 1918.
Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, Nord, France, Grave I. G. 9.

Phillips W. H.     Sgt W. H. Phillips  M.G.C.     W. Herbert Phillips
William Herbert Phillips
Serjeant 59313 Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 3rd Battalion.
Died October 8 1918, age 21.
Grand Ravine British Cemetery, Havrincourt, Pas de Calais, France, Grave C. 48.
Son of David and Elleanor Phillips of 28 Greenfield St, Pontlottyn.

Pope J.     Sgt J Pope  Gloucesters     J. Pope
John Pope
Sergeant 18097 Gloucestershire Regiment, 13th Battalion.
Died March 25 1918.
Poziers Memorial, Somme, France, Panel 40 and 41.

Potter S.     L/Cpl S. Potter  Welsh
Samuel Potter
Lance Corporal 16833 Welsh Regiment, 10th Battalion.
Died July 12 1916.
Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France, Grave IX. G. 2.

Prosser A.     Pte Alf. Prosser  R.G.A.  –  not identified

Price D.     Pte David Price  S.W.B.     Dd Wm Price  –  not identified

Price E.     Pte Evan Price  1st Mons
Evan Price
Rifleman 1826 Monmouthshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Died April 24 1915.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 50.

Price J.     Cpl J. Price  R.W.F.
James Price
Private 7715 Welsh Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Died November 3 1914.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 37.

Price M.     Sgt Morgan Price  S.W.B.     Morgan Price
Morgan Rees Price
Sergeant 18513 South Wales Borderers, 1st Battalion.
Died November 10 1917, age 24.
Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 65 to 66.
Son of Richard and Lavinia Ann Price of 12 Iron Court, Pontlottyn.

Powell W.     Dvr W. Powell  R.F.A.
W. Powell
Shoeing Smith 52458 Royal Field Artillery, 55th Brigade Ammunition Col.
Died July 30 1916, age 37.
Amara War Cemetery, Iraq, Grave XIII. F. 17.
Son of the late William Powell of Builth Wells, Breconshire; husband of Ceridwen Powell of 18 Duffryn St., Pontlottyn.

Pugh S.     L/Cpl Sidney Pugh  Welsh
Sydney Pugh
Lance Corporal 16437 Welsh Regiment, 10th Battalion.
Died July 12 1916.
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, Pier and Face 7 A and 10 A.

Reardon J.     Sgt J. Reardon  R.W.F.  –  not identified

Reardon M.     Pte M. Reardon  S.W.B.
Michael Reardon
Private 16199 Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 10th Battalion.
Died February 19 1916.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 22.

Rees W.     Pte W. Rees  S.W.B.     Wm Rees
William Rees
Private  13745  South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion.
Killed in action May 8 1915.
Commemorated Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220, HELLES MEMORIAL, Gallipoli Peninsular, Turkey.

Roberts B.     Pte B. Roberts  Welsh  –  not identified

Spicer H.     Spr H. Spicer  R.E.  –  not identified

Sherman R. J.     Pte J. R. Sherman  1st Mons
Joseph Rees Sherman
Rifleman 1866 Monmouthshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Died April 25 1915, Age 19.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 50.
Son of Thomas and Catherine Sherman, of 3 Carntyla Terrace, Abertysswg, Mon.

Smith W. R.     Dvr W. R. Smith  R.F.A.
William Rees Smith
Driver 108792 Royal Field Artillery, 85th Battery. 11th Brigade.
Died September 23 1918, Age 23.
Beveren-Ijzer Churchyard, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Grave 22.
Son of John and Sarah Ann Smith, of 19 Hengoed Crescent, Hengoed. (Also on Ystrad Mynach Hengoed & Memorial)

Sterry H.     Pte H. Sterry  Welsh
Henry Sterry
Private 33668 Welsh Regiment 8th Battalion.
Died July 16 1916.
Grave XI. A. 11. Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.
Born in Gloucestershire.

Thomas E.     Pte E. Thomas  Cheshires
Evan David Thomas
Private  66172  Cheshire Regiment, 15th Battalion.
Killed in action March 24 1918, age 22.
Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France, Panel 35 and 36.
Son of Thomas and Jane Thomas, of 2 Lower Salisbury St., Tredegar, Mon.

Thomas J.     Pte John Thomas  3rd Welsh  –  not identified

Thomas R.     Pte Rhys Thomas  R.S.L.I.  –  not identified

Thomas T. C.     Pte Thos Chas Thomas  S.W.B.     Thos Chas Thomas
Thomas Charles Thomas
Private 18583 South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion.
Died July 1 1916, age 22.
Hawthorn Ridge Cemetery No. 2, Auchonvillers, Somme, France, Grave B. 53.
Husband of Esther Thomas of 15 Heol Evan Wynne, Pontlottyn.

Thomas W. B.     Pte W. Bedford Thomas  M.T.
William Thomas
Private DM2/112815 Army Service Corps 245th Mechanical Transport Company.
Died November 9 1916.
Grave 671, Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece
Son of Evan and Jane Thomas; husband of Margaret M. Thomas, of 20, Upper Wood St., Bargoed.

Whale E. J.     Pte Ed. Jno. Whale  Aus.Forces
Edward John Whale
Private 3987 Australian Infantry, A.I.F., 47th Battalion.
Died November 17 1916, age 41.
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe, Somme, France, Grave V. G. 16.
Son of William and Martha Whale of 30 Tynewydd st., Pontlottyn.

Williams B.     Pte Benj Williams  S.W.B.
Ben Williams
Private 13827 South Wales Borderers, 8th Battalion.
Died December 26 1916.
Grave C. 578 Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece.

Williams E.     Sgt Edmund Williams  Welsh
Edmund Williams
Serjeant 15013 Welsh Regiment 16th Battalion.
Died August 1 1917, Age:23.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen Belgium, Panel 37.
Son of Richard Williams, of 85 New St., Burry Port, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire.

Williams E.     Pte Edward Williams  S.W.B.
Edward Williams
Private 18577 South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion.
Killed in action 21 August 1915.
Helles Memorial, Turkey (including Gallipoli), Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220.

Williams E. A.     Gnr Edgar A. Williams  R.G.A.
Edgar Albert Williams
Gunner 50460 Royal Garrison Artillery, 126th Heavy Battery.
Died October 19 1918, age 23.
Rhymney Cemetery, Grave C. 387.
Son of W.C. and Elizabeth Ann Williams. Born at Pontlottyn.

Williams F.     Pte Ernest Williams  S.W.B.  –  not identified

Williams G.     Pte George Williams  S.W.B.
William George Williams
Lance Corporal 6/16295 South Wales Borderers, 7th Battalion.
Killed in action 18 September 1918, age 23.
Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece, Grave VI. A. 7.
Son of Clara Williams. Born at Aymestrey, Hereford.

Williams H.     Sgt H. Williams  S.W.B.
Hubert Williams
Private 7308 Welsh Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Died November 11 1914.
Ixelles (Elsene) Communal Cemetery, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium, Grave IV. D. 5.

Williams L. Sgt Edward Williams  Cardiff City Batt.  –  not identified

Williams T.     Gnr? T. Williams  R.G.  –  not identified

Williams W.     Dvr W. Williams  R.F.A.
William John Williams
Driver 56847 Royal Field Artillery, 23rd Brigade.
Died December 2 1918, age 21.
Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France, Grave VIII. B. 40.
Son of Alfred and Mary Williams of 31 Duffryn St., Pontlottyn.

World War II 1939-45

Tudor Chapman.     (Chapman T.)
Leading Aircraftman 1652113 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 681 Squadron.
Died May 20 1946, age 23.
Grave 11. D. 14, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.
Son of Evan John and Rachel Chapman (Pontlottyn). 

Finch A.  –  not identified

Gordon Valentine Greening     (Greening V.)
Sergeant 1836309 Air Gunner, RAFVR 102 (Ceylon) Squadron,based at RAF Pocklington.
Crew reported missing (operational training flight aboard Halifax Bomber MZ289) and presumed dead September 17 1944, age 20.
Commemorated Panel 230 Runnymede Memorial.
Son of Ronald and Elizabeth Mary Greening (Pontlottyn).

James John Horgan     (Horgan J.)
Lance Serjeant 5048951 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion The Monmouthshire Regiment and No. 1 Commando.
Died December 6 1942, age 33.
Commemorated Face 19 Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia.
Husband of Lucretia Horgan (Pontlottyn).

John Edwin Horrell     (Horrell J.)
Cook (S) D/MX 56963 Royal Navy H.M.S. Glorious.
Missing, presumed dead June 8 1940, age 21.
Commemorated Panel 42 Column 3, Plymouth Naval Memorial.
Son of Edwin John and Myra Emily Horrell (Pontlottyn).

Gordon Hybart     (Hybart G.).
Fusilier 14318251 Royal Scots Fusiliers 4/5th Battalion.
Died March 1 1945, age 20.
Grave 1. F. 4, Milsbeek War Cemetery, Netherlands.
Son of Annie Hybart and stepson of William Morgan (Pontlottyn).

Reginald Thomas Minhinnick     (Minhinnick R.)
Corporal 3967822 Welch Regiment 2/5th Battalion.
Died September 11 1941, age 25.
Commemorated Panel 12 Column 2, Brookwood Memorial.
Son of Ernest Arthur and Margaret Minhinnick (Pontlottyn) and husband of Sylvia Karslake Minhinnick (Pontlottyn).

Reginald Thomas Minhinnick     (Minhinnick R.)
Corporal 3967822 Welch Regiment 2/5th Battalion.
Died September 11 1941, age 25.
Commemorated Panel 12 Column 2, Brookwood Memorial.
Son of Ernest Arthur and Margaret Minhinnick (Pontlottyn) and husband of Sylvia Karslake Minhinnick (Pontlottyn).

Arnold Morris     (Morris A.)
Sergeant 655938 RAFVR Bomber Command 115 Squadron based at RAF East Wretham.
Killed (aged 22) on a mine-laying operation when his bomber Wellington X3597 failed to return November 16 1942.
Commemorated Panel, 90 Runnymede Memorial.
Son of Tom and Hannah M. Morris (Pontlottyn).

Horace Price     (Price H.)
Private 4077657 Essex Regiment 1st Battalion.
Died April 20 1943, age 27.
Commemorated Face 24, Medjez-El-Bab Memorial, Tunisia.
Son of David and Minnie Price and husband of Gladys Price (Pontlottyn). 

Radford D.  –  not identified

Reardon D.  –  not identified

Roberts B.  –  not identified

Morgan Walters     (Walters M.)
Gunner 4081200 Royal Artillery 311 Bty. 90 Lt. A.A. Regiment.
Died February 4 1944, age 27.
Grave III. E. 12, Anzio War Cemetery, Italy.
Husband of Patricia Walters (Pontlottyn).

John Morgan Williams     (Williams J.)
Gunner 1594136 Royal Artillery 378 Bty. 45 (5th Bn. The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment.
Died August 28 1940, age 27.
Grave 187, Sec. E, Rhymney Cemetery.
Son of Edward and Elizabeth Williams (Pontlottyn) and husband of Eveline Irene Williams (Maindee, Newport).

Pontlottyn War Memorial
Pontlottyn War Memorial

Pontlottyn War Memorial was originally on the fork between Fochriw Road and Waterlooo Terrace.

Memorial to Pontlottyn Boys who fell in The Great War 1914-18
Memorial to Pontlottyn Boys who fell in The Great War 1914-18
Memorial in Pontlottyn Church to those who fell in Great War 1914-19