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LLANDDOWROR WAR MEMORIAL

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Steven John 2005

The memorial is in the form of a marble plaque and hangs from one of the interior walls of the church. The memorial gives rank, initials, surname, Regiment and date of death. For ease of reading the name listed here have been sorted in alphabetical order.

Photograph Copyright © Steven John 2005

1914 1919
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR
FOR GOD, AND KING AND COUNTRY.

DODD

John Henry

Private 22050, Training Reserve Battalion transferred to 492006, 635th Home Service Company, Labour Corps. Died 1st July 1919. Aged 26. Son of Charles and Anne Dodd, Tan-Y-Coed, Llanddowror, St. Clears, Carmarthen. Buried in PLYMOUTH (EFFORD) CEMETERY, PLYMOUTH, Devon. Church reference C. 7605.

JAMES

David

Farrier Sergeant 448350, 437th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 30th December 1917 in Egypt. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATBY MEMORIAL, Egypt.

JOHN

David Thomas

Lance Corporal 244, 4th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Died 18th August 1916. Aged 25. Son of Eliza Johns, of Bwlchnewydd, Laugharne, Wales, and the late William Johns. No known grave. Commemorated on VILLERS-BRETTONEUX MEMORIAL, Somme, France.

JOHN

John James

Private 320374, 24th (Pembroke and Glamorgan Yeomanry) Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died 21st September 1918. Aged 25. Son of William and Eliza John, of Bwlchnewydd, Laugharne, Carmarthen. Buried in UNICORN CEMETERY, VEND'HUILE, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 13.

JOHNSON

Joseph

Private 29688, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 31st March 1918. Aged 29. Son of Emma Johnson, of 4, Weston Place, Long Lane, Bermondsey, London, and the late James Henry Johnson; husband of the late Mary Johnson. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL PANEL, Somme, France Panels 27 and 28.

PHILLIPS

John Lewis

Private 25631, 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 23rd March 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5 .

RICHARDS

Owen

Private M/416802, Motor Transport, Army Service Corps. Died 22nd November 1918. Buried on the East side of PEMBREY CALVINISTIC METHODIST CHURCHYARD, BETHEL, Carmarthenshire.

RICHFIELD

Henry Albert

Acting Bombardier 13635, "C" Battery, 74th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 9th September 1916. Buried in FLATIRON COPSE, MAMETZ, Somme, France. PLot VIII. Row A. Grave I.

THOMAS

Benjamin Watts

Private 2494, Prince of Wales Company, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. Died 16 October 1917. Aged 23. Son of George and Mary Thomas, of Penygraig, Llanddowror, St. Clears. Buried West of church tower in ST. TEILO. CHURCHYARD, LLANDDOWROR, Carmarthenshire.

WATERS

Thomas Rees

Lance Corporal 44078, 16th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died 27th August 1917. Aged 23. Son of John and Martha Waters, of Penrhiw New Mill, St. Clears, Carmarthenshire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 93 to 94.

WHITE

Ernest

Lance Corporal 201232, 1st/4th Battalkion, Welsh Regiment. Died 13th July 1918. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Row M. Grave 58.

WILLIAMS

William John

Private 276, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. Died 30th July 1917. Aged 30. Son of Mrs. M. A. Williams, of Old Cross Inn, Llanddowror, St. Clears, Carmarthen. Buried in DUHALLOW ADS CEMETERY, , Belgium. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 7.

"PASSED FROM DEATH INTO LIFE."

13 June 2005

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