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CHEPSTOW WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Lyndon Wigmore 2009

The monument is in the main street of Chepstow, at the top of a set of pedestrian steps. It is in the form of an ornate square pillar atop a square plinth. There are three inset panels with details of caualties, two from WW1 and one from WW2. At the base of the plinth on one face, is a small plaque listed casualtied from post-WW2 conflicts. The monument is generally well-kept.

Photograph Copyright © Lyndon Wigmore 2009

THEY SHALL RISE AGAIN IN GREATER GLORY

1914-1918

ARTHUR

John

Private, 18th Battalion, the Welch Regiment. Died 13th April 1918 aged 32. Son of John and Mary Arthur, of 1, Upper Nelson St., Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

BIRCHAM

Humphrey Francis William

Lieutenant-Colonel, D.S.O., Officer Commanding 2nd Battalion, Kings Royal Rifles. Died 23rd July 1916 aged 41. Son of Francis Thomas and Edith Bircham, of Gwentland, Chepstow; husband of Gladys Violet Bircham, of 24, Gerald Road, South Eaton Place, London. Buried at Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension, near Amiens, France.

BAILEY

Victor

Rifleman, A Company, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 8th May 1915 aged 26. Son of Elizabeth Bailey, of 21, Green St., Hardwicke, Chepstow, Mon., and the late Edwin James Bailey. Served in "A" Coy. 2nd (Volunteer) Bn. South Wales Borderers, prior to Aug., 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

BALL

Henry James

Lieutenant, 22nd Training Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Died 24th July 1918 aged 31. Son of Solomon and Margaret Ann Ball, of 23 Montrose Villas, Tutshill, Chepstow. Buried at alexandra (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

BARRY

F

Private, 1st Battalion, The Welch Regiment. No further details available at present.

BEVAN

Sydney

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 12th April 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.

CAREY

Harry

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 22nd June 1917 aged 19. Son of William and Ellen Carey, of 18, Ruby St., Roath, Cardiff. Native of Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery, Bethune, France.

COLLINS

Bert William

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 28th April 1916 aged 18. Grandson of Mrs. M. A. Collins, of 2, Orchard Place, Nelson St., Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Arras, France.

COLLINS

W G

Private, 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 10th December 1915 aged 21. Son of John and Maud Mary Collins, of 9, Wye Crescent, Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Albert, France.

COOMBE

Francis George

Private, 9th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 10th April 1918 aged 34. Son of Francis John Coombe, of Hardwick Lodge, Chepstow, and the late Margaret Maria Coombe. Buried at Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerch, near Bailleul, France.

CURTIS

Harry C

Private, 36th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 23rd March 1918 aged 21. Youngest son of Charles John and Matilda Murrey Curtis, of Handwick Villas, Chepstow, Mon. One of four sons who served. No known grave. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, France.

CURTIS

W

Private, Australian Rifles. No further details available at present.

DADE

John

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 8th May 1915 aged 18. Son of John and Elizabeth Dade, of 2, Hughes Crescent, Garden City, Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

DAVIES

H J

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 12th March 1915. Buried at St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

DAVIES

S J

Private, 3rd Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. No further details available at present.

DEAN

William F

Private, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 10th June 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, France.

DIBDEN

C E

Private, 1st/4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 3rd November 1917 aged 37. Husband of Edith M. Dibden, of 15, Upper Church St., Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Gaza War Cemetery, Israel.

EDWARDS

Gordon James

Trooper, 12th Australian Light Horse. Died 26th November 1918 aged 26. Husband of Emily May Edwards, of St. Ewens, Chepstow, Mon., England, and son of Thomas Henry and Agnes Edwards, of Parkes. Born at Parkes, New South Wales, 23rd November, 1892. Buried at Beirut War Cemetery, Republic of Lebanon.

FIELD

David

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 8th May 1915 aged 25. Son of Charlotte Field, of 4, Steep St., Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

FISHER

A

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment.

FISHER

M H

Private, 9th Battalion, the Welch Regiment. Died 30th May 1918 aged 28. Son of William and Susie Fisher, of St. Arvans, Mon. Buried at Chambrecy British Cemetery, Reims, France.

FISHER

William E

Private, 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 19th April 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

FOX

Fredrick

Private, 1st Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Died 20th February 1915 aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick Fox, of 5, The Priory, Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.

GRIFFITHS

Thomas Henry

Lance-Corporal, 1st Battalion, the Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 8th May 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

HAMMONDS

Harrington Eugene

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, the Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 16th April 1915 aged 17. Son of John S. and Mary E. Hammonds, of 2, Somerset Cottage, Woodcroft, Chepstow. Buried at Cambridge City Cemetery.

HARRHY

J J

No further details available at present.

HOBBS

G W

No further details available at present.

HOBBS

John Henry

Able Seaman, Collingwood Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 14th April 1920 aged 28. Son of George Hobbs, of 6, Mounton Rd., Chepstow, and the late Priscilla Hobbs. Buried at Chepstow Cemetery, Gwent.

HOLLEY

Arthur

Corporal (Private on CWGC), 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 31st October 1918. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Holley, of 5, Hughes Crescent, Garden City, Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on theMenin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

HOLLINS

J

Private, 71st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 21st October 1917 aged 26. Son of John and Matilda Jane Hollins, of 10, Church St., Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Westoutre British Cemetery, near Ypres, Belgium.

HOWE

Arthur

Sergeant, 2nd Natal Regiment, South African Infantry. Died 12th October 1916 aged 35. Son of William and Fanny Howe, of Chepstow, Mon. Served with the Wiltshire Yeomanry in the South African Campaign. No known grave. Commemorated on theThiepval Memorial, France.

HOWELL

William James

Private, 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 6th November 1918 aged 36. Husband of Lilian May Howell, of 2, Upper Nelson St., Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Boulogne, France.

HUGHES

Charles

Stoker 1st Class, HMS "Pathfinder", Royal Navy. Died 5th September 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

HUGHES

J

Rifleman, Kings Royal Rifles. PROBABLY James, 12th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifles. Died 14th February 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

JAMES

Benny

Private, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers. Died 19th April 1916 aged 35. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth James, of 37, Green St., Garden City, Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.

JENKINS

Gilbert L L

Lance-Corporal, 12th Battalion, Gloucester Regiment. Died 9th October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

JENKINS

Oliver W

Private, 12th Battalion, Gloucester Regiment. Died 3rd September 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

JONES

Alfred James

Private, 2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 5th May 1915 aged 30. Son of William and Sarah Jones, of 35, Lower Church St., Chepstow; husband of Susan Smith (formerly Jones), of 13, Cambria St., Griffiths Town, Newport, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

JONES

D R

Lieutenant, 10th Army Signal Company, Royal Engineers. Died 17th April 1918. Buried at Klein-Veerstraat British Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

JONES

F

Rifleman, 2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. No further details available at present.

JONES

J

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. No further details available at present.

JONES

Wilfred Bertram George

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 3rd July 1916 aged 16. Son of Allen and Emily Jones, of 1, Thomas Street, Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Le Treport Military Cemetery, near Dieppe, France.

KELLY

W

Sapper, Royal Engineers. No further details available at present.

KENNEDY

Patrick George

Private, Brecknockshire Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 29th January 1917 aged 22. Son of James and Elizabeth Kennedy, of 12, Bridge St., Chepstow, Gwent. No known grave. Commemorated on the Kirklee Memorial, India.

KINGSFORD

Alfred Ashby

Sergeant, 8th Battalion, the Welch Regiment. Died 10th August 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey.

LAWRENCE

William Lyttleton

Major, D.S.O., 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 31st October 1914 aged 41. Son of Arthur Garnons Lawrence, of Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.

LEWIS

Alfred Stanley

Private, 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 10th December 1915 aged 25. Son of Alfred and Bessie Lewis, of York House, Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Albert, France.

LEWIS

C

Private, South Wales Borderers. No further details available at present.

LEWIS

F G

Private, South Wales Borderers. No further details available at present.

MANSELL

Charles Edward John

Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died 27th October 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

MARTIN

W

Lieutenant, R.N.D. No further details available at present.

MATTHEWS

A

Corporal, Kings Royal Rifles. No further details available at present.

MADDOX

George Wilfred

Private, 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). Died 15th June 1915. No known grave. Commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, France.

MORGAN

E C

Private, 5th Battalion, Welch Regiment. Died 3rd November 1917 aged 32. Son of Timothy and Margaret Morgan; husband of M. N. Morgan, of 24, Hall St., Blackwood, Mon. Born at Chepstow. Buried at Beersheba War Cemetery, Israel.

O'CONNELL

S J

Private, 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 11th July 1916 aged 21. Son of Michael and Mary Ann O'Connell, of 2, Thomas St., Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Albert, France.

O'LEARY

J

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. No further details available at present.

O'LEARY

M W

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. No further details available at present.

O'LEARY

Timothy

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 13th October 1915 aged 35. Brother of Stephen O'Leary, of 14, Welsh St., Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, near Bethune, France.

OAKLEY

C

Driver ("Gunner" on CWGC), "B" Battery, 75th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 20th September 1916 aged 28. Brother of Mrs. Maria Cripps, of 1, Smith's Buildings, Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, France.

PETHERAM

J

Rifleman, (T Petheram on CWGC) 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 18th February 1917. Son of Mrs. R. Petheram, of 4, Bank St., Chepstow, Mon. Buried at St. Pol Communal Cemetery Extension, near Bethune, France.

POWELL

Mervyn Ivor

Gunner, "D" Battery. 56th Brigade., Royal Field Artillery. Died 11th March 1917 aged 24. Son of George James and Susannah Powell, of 6, Bank St., Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.

PRICE

A G

Private, Gloucestershire Regiment. No further details available at present.

PRICE

Gordon Bassett

Lieutenant, 12th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. 23rd November 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, France.

PRICE

W J

Sapper, Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. Died 15th July 1917 aged 36. Husband of Barbara Elizabeth Price, of "Glyngarth," 41, Princes St., Rhyl, Flints. Native of Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.

PRIEST

Cyril Francis

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 8th May 1915 aged 19. Brother of Mr. H. E. Priest, of 41, Bridge St., Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

PROCTOR

William Harold

Second-Lieutenant, "A" Coy. 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 9th April 1917 aged 27. Son of William Perkins Proctor and Frances Ann Proctor, of Bank Square, Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt, France.

RICHARDS

A

Private, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. No further details available at present.

RICHARDSON

Peter

Private, 10th Battalion, London Regiment. Died 11th October 1917 aged 33. Husband of Elsie Williams (formerly Richardson), of 2, Bridge St., Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.

ROSSER

C

Private, Gloucestershire Regiment. No further details available at present.

SHURMER

H

Private, 9th Battalion, the Welch Regiment. Died 1st August 1917. Buried at Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

SIMNEL

W H

Private, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. No further details available at present.

STANTON

Claude Wilfred

Captain, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 8th May 1915 aged 24. Son of Joseph Wilfrid Stanton and Blanche Isabel Stanton, of Mathern House, Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.

STRINGER

Charles Henry

Lance-Corporal, "A" Company, 5th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 23rd September 1917 aged 34. Son of William Stringer, of West End, Caldicot, Newport, Mon.; husband of Mary M. Stringer, of 5, Richmond Parade, Nelson St., Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Spoilbank Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

WARMAN

Francis G

Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 8th May 1915 aged 18. Son of George and Kate Warman, of Wye Bank House, Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.

WELLINGTON

B

Rifleman, King's Royal Rifles. No further details available at present.

WILKINS

Edwin B

Private, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 4th February 1915 aged 28. Husband of Winifred Wilkins, of 14, Station Rd., Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.

WILLIAMS

Sydney

Private, 4th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 9th August 1915 aged 26. Son of Martha Richards (formerly Williams), of 1, Belle Vue Place, Chepstow, Mon., and the late Henry Williams. Buried at Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey.

WILLIAMS, V.C.

William Charles

Able Seaman, H.M.S. "Hussar", Royal Navy. Awarded the Victoria Cross and Mentioned in Despatches. Died 25th April 1915 aged 34. Son of the late William and Elizabeth Williams, of Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

WOOTTON

William

Private, King's Liverpool Regiment. Died 25th September 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

WYATT

Alfred

Sapper, 156th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 18th September 1916 aged 33. Son of Jesse and Jane Wyatt; husband of Jane Maria Wyatt, of The Mill, Llanbadarn Fynydd, Penybont, Radnor. Native of Chepstow, Mon. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, near Boulogne, France.

WYATT

Victor Albert William

Private, 15th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 2nd September 1917 aged 28. Son of Albert and Elizabeth Wyatt, of 15, Station Rd., Chepstow; husband of Mrs. S.L. Wyatt, of 4, Orchard Place, Nelson St., Chepstow, Mon. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, near Ypres, Belgium.

YOUNG

Gethin

Rifleman 285069, 2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment. Died 30th November 1917. Born September 1896. Brother of Llewellyn Young (M.M)(below). No known grave. Commemorated on Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, France.

YOUNG, M.M.

Llewellyn

Private, 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Awarded the Military Medal. Died 28th May 1918 Buried at Jonchery-sur-Vesle British Cemetery, near Reims, France.

1939-1945

BALLINGER

William Stanley

Sergeant Flight-Engineer, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 13th August 1944 aged 19. Son of William Stephen and Louisa Ballinger, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Durnbach War Cemetery, near Munich, Germany.

BREEN

Ernest Charles

Petty Officer (Chief Petty Officer on CWGC), H.M. Submarine "Pandora". Died 2nd April 1942 aged 39. Son of Jack and Anne Breen; husband of Lavinia May Breen, of Newport, Monmouthshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

DAVEY

William

Lance-Bombadier (Lance-Corporal on CWGC), 7 Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 22nd July 1942 aged 24. Son of William Davey, and of Emma Davey, of Bulwark, Chepstow, Monmouthshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the El Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

DAVIES

R E

Gunner, Royal Artillery. No further details available at present.

DIAMOND

James Patrick Joseph

Corporal, 1st Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died 11th December 1940 aged 23. Son of Patrick Joseph and Beatrice Martha Matilda Diamond, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt.

DIBDEN

Clifford John

Flying Officer (Pilot), 92nd Squadron R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 22nd January 1944 aged 26. Son of Charles Edward and Edith Mary Dibden; husband of Pearl Frances Dibden, of Tidenham, Gloucestershire. Buried at Caserta War Cemetery, Rome, Italy.

EASEN

Godfrey James

Corporal, Army Catering Corps. Died 18th May 1943 aged 32. Son of William and Mabel Easen; husband of Ivy Janet Easen, of Garden City, Chepstow. Buried at Chepstow Cemetery.

EDWARDS

George James Charles

Staff-Sergeant, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 29th December 1942 aged 38. Son of George William and Lillian Edwards; husband of Florence Annie Edwards, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Durnbach War Cemetery, near Munich, Germany.

FORSTER

Thomas Ridley

Sergeant Navigator, 158th Squadron, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 23rd June 1943 aged 21. Son of Thomas Ridley Forster and Margaret Forster, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp, Belgium.

HENDERSON

William Henry

Flight-Sergeant (Air-Gunner), 228th Squadron, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 5th September 1942 aged 20. Son of Robert William Henderson and Ada Mary Henderson, of Chepstow. Buried at Chepstow Cemetery.

HOARE

G

PROBABLY George Frederick Hoare, Petty Officer Stoker, H.M.S Victory, Royal Navy. Died 25th December 1939 aged 45. Husband of Edith M. Hoare, of Stamshaw, Portsmouth. Buried at Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

HOLLOWAY

Llewellyn David

Pilot Officer (Nav./W.Op.), R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 26th May 1945 aged 21. Son of Joseph Ely Holloway, and Violet Evelyn Alexandra Holloway, of Chepstow. Buried at Chepstow Cemetery.

JONES

Ernest Albert

Guardsman, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards. Died 12th February 1941 aged 26. Son of Amelia Jones and stepson of Thomas Barrett, of Bulwark, Chepstow. Buried in Chepstow Cemetery.

JONES

Ernest Victor

Serjeant, 5th Cinque Ports Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 28th October 1942 aged 34. Son of Albert Thomas Jones and Louisa Jones; husband of Mary Lavinia Jones, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.

JONES

Leslie Morgan

Sergeant, 199th Squadron, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 12th March 1943. Son of Claverhouse Ivor Morgan Jones and Beatrice Elizabeth Jones, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Windsor, UK.

KIDD

James Clifford

Sergeant Radio-Observer, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve), died 14th August 1942 aged 21. Son of James and Margaret Ormston Kidd, of Chepstow. Buried at Chepstow Cemetery.

LEACH

Peter George

Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner), 117th Squadron, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 28th April 1943 aged 20. Son of Arthur William and Elizabeth May Leach, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia.

LEE, M.M.

William Arthur

Corporal, 13th/18th Royal Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps, Military Medal. Died 15th June 1944 aged 28. Son of William Arthur and Gladys Mary Lee, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Hermanville War Cemetery, near Caen, Normandy, France.

PERRY

Roger Hardinge

Lieutenant, H.M.S. Achates, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 31st December 1942 aged 33. Son of Henry Hardinge Perry and Millicent Perry; husband of Margaret Perry, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

PRESLEY

Norman Arthur

Petty Officer Stoker, H.M.S. Gloucester, Royal Navy. Died 22nd May 1941 aged 27. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Presley, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

PRICE

Charles Cleveland

Flying Officer, 158th Squadron R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 25th May 1944. No known grave. Commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

PRITCHARD

Donald

Lieutenant, Middlesex Regiment attached to 10th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 2nd July 1944 aged 26. Son of Mrs. E. M. Jones; husband of Olive Mary Pritchard, of Mayhill, Monmouthshire. Buried at Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery, near Bayeux, France.

PRITCHARD

William Frederick

Leading Seaman, H.M.S. Neptune, Royal Navy. Died 19th December 1941 aged 32. Son of Sidney Alfred Pritchard, and of Eva Pritchard, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

RAMOS

Emmanual Antonio Juelis

Sarjeant, 8th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 1st December 1941 aged 37. Son of Jules and Catherine Ramos, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire; husband of Ada Gwendolene Ramos, of Chepstow. No known grave. Commemorated on the El Alamein Memorial, Egypt.

REES

Thomas Henry

Second Lieutenant, 40th (7th Battalion, The Kings Regiment [Liverpool]), Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. Died 19th April 1942 aged 24. Son of Thomas Walter and Edith Annie Rees, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel.

REEVES, D.F.C.

Charles William

Flight Lieutenant, 156th Squadron, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Died 11th September 1944 aged 21. Son of Frederick and Winifred Lilian Reeves, of Bulwark, Chepstow, Monmouthshire; husband of Lilian Reeves, of Manchester. Buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany (close to Dutch border at Nijmegen).

SHOREY

Roy Walter

Private, 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 5th August 1944 aged 34. Son of Reginald Walter and Charlotte Shorey; husband of Edith Lilian Shorey, of Garden City, Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar.

SULLY

S T W

Marine, attached to H.M.S. Repulse, Royal Marines. Died 31st March 1942 aged 21. Son of Samuel and Alma Lucy Sully, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

THOMAS

Arthur Francis

Bombadier, 30th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 13th October 1939 aged 23. Buried in Lens Eastern Communal Cemetery, near Arras, France.

TOMS

David Ronald

Trooper, 4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), Royal Armoured Corps. Died 19th June 1942 aged 24. Son of Harry and Nellie Toms, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt.

TRIVITT

Bernard Charles

Sergeant, 58th Squadron, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 24th March 1943 aged 20. Son of Thomas T. and Edith Jessie Trivitt, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. No known grave. Commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

VAUGHAN

Harold William

PROBABLY Petty Officer (Third Officer), S.S. Treworlas, Merchant Navy. Died 28th December 1942 aged 29. Husband of Marrion Elizabeth Vaughan, of Wallsend, Northumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.

VINCENT

Raymond George

Flight Sergeant (Pilot), 158th Squadron, R.A.F. (Volunteer Reserve). Died 26th November 1943 aged 24. Son of George James Vincent and Ena Edna Vincent, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire; husband of Dulcie Evelyn Vincent. Buried at Durnbach War Cemetery, near Munich, Germany.

WATKINS

William Victor

Gunner, 608 Battery, 183 (M) H.A.A. Regiment. Died 15th September 1944 aged 35. Son of Herbert and Maud Watkins; husband of Florence Emily Watkins of Chepstow. Buried at Mounton Church Cemetery, Gwent.

WILLIAMS

Arthur Rubin

Corporal, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 3rd June 1941 aged 22. Son of Henry Robert and Elsie Williams, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. Buried at Delhi War Cemetery.

 

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