LLECHRYD WAR MEMORIAL
World War 1 &
2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Harvey 2005
researched Martin Edwards
memorial is a two part stone memorial on the wall of the Parish Church
of St John The Divine. The World War 2 section is a different design
from that of the World War 1 section. The World War 1 section is showing
sign of wear.
Copyright © Martin Harvey 2005
tablet is placed here by fellow parishioners and friends to the
honoured memory of the men of this parish who jeoparded their lives
to the death during the Great War 1914-1918
as Major on memorial] Captain, 33rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery.
Killed in action 31st March 1918. Aged 26. Second son of Col. H.
E. M. Lindsay, C.B., R.E., and Mrs Lindsay, of Glasnevin, Co. Dublin,
and Ystrad Mynach, Glamorgan; husband of Dorothy Lindsay Lindsay.
Mentioned in Despatches. Buried near the middle of the cemetery
in HAILLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. He is the only burial
Royal Field Artillery and Royal Flying Corps. Killed 26th June 1917.
Aged 26. Eldest son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Morgan Lindsay, of Ystrad
Mynach. Buried in the family vault in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, YSTRAD
as Private on memorial] Lieutenant, 7th Army Troops Company (Royal
Monmouthshire), Royal Engineers. Killed in action 26th March 1918.
Aged 20. Son of Lt. Col. H. E. M. Lindsay, C.B., and Mrs. H. E.
M. Lindsay, of Ystrad Fawr, Ystrad Mynach, Glam. Buried in FONCQUEVILLERS
MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 36.
43885, 18th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 30th December
1916. Aged 19. Born Llanclwydd, Radnorshire, enlisted Builth Wells.
Son of Oliver and Margaret Sandy, of 19, Wye View Terrace, Builth
Road, Radnorshire. Commemorated in GUARDS' CEMETERY, COMBLES, Somme,
France. Priez Farm Memorial 10.
Special memorials are erected to 30 soldiers from the United Kingdom,
buried in Priez Farm Cemetery and Combles German Cemetery, whose
graves were destroyed by shell fire.
174600, 5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment).
Died 10th April 1917. Aged 32. Born 19th April 1885 at Craven Arms,
Salop. Son of James and Mary Hatfield, of Craven Arms, Salop, England.
Next of kin at enlistment lived at 14 Railweay Terrace, Builth Road.
Fireman by trade. Passed fit 14th September 1915 and enlisted 16th
August 1915 at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Heoight 5 feet 5 inches.
girth 36 inches, complexion red, eyes blue, gair dark brown. Church
of England. Buried in BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de
Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 76. National Archives of Canada
Accession Reference: RG
150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4153 - 5
24411, 16th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 19th June
1917. Aged 21. Born Knighton, enlisted Cwmgorse, Glamorganshire,
resident Builh Road. Son of Moses and Mary Ann Owen, of 40, Wyeview
Terrace, Builth Road, Breconshire. Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY
CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row H. Grave
46407 22nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment transferred to 38525, 65th
Company, Labour Corps. Died 19th June 1917. Aged 28. Son of Benjamin
and Mary Gould, of Tynllan, Deserth, nr. Builth Wells; husband of
Gertrude Gould, of Windsor Cottage, Newbridge-on-Wye, Radnorshire.
Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Plot II. Row G. Grave 16.
269540, 343rd Road Construction Company, Royal Engineers. Died of
wounds 8th August 1917. Aged 39. Born Llanofonfaur, enlisted Llandrindod
Wells, resident Builth Road. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Davies, of Oakfield,
House, Llanafon, Breconshire; husband of Mrs. M. Stedman (formerly
Davies), of 33, Wye View Terrace, Builth Rd., Builth Wells, Breconshire.
Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Plot XVII. Row D. Grave 13.
40082, 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action 28th
May 1918. Born Desserth, enlisted Knighton, resident Dolan. Formerly
4594, Monmouthshire Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS
MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.
M/403776, Mechanical Transport, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 18th
March 1919. Aged 20. Son of William and Anne Price, of Glangwy Farm,
Builth Road, Builth Wells, Radnorshire. Buried in the south-west
corner of ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, CWMBACH LLECHRYD (or BUILTH ROAD),
90923, 180th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 1st January
1919. Aged 24. Son of John and Esther Jenkins, of Cwmbach, Builth
Wells, Breconshire. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA,
Greece. Grave 1124.
they passed over and all the trumpets sounded for them on the other
D/JX 454425, H.M.L.C.T. (R) 457, Royal Navy. Died 5th November 1944.
Aged 19. Son of Percy Frederick and Dorothy May Taylor, of Builth
Road, Radnorshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL
MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 88, Column 3.
2737342, 3rd Battalion, Welsh Guards. Died 26th July 1944. Aged
30. Son of Owen and Gladys R. Drew, of Builth Wells, Radnorshire.
Buried in ASSISI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 5.
540407, Royal Air Force. Died 28th october 1944. Aged 25. Son of
George Thomas Vaughan and Annie Jane Vaughan, of Builth Road, Radnorshire;
husband of Lilian Vera Vaughan. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY
AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section O. Grave 91.
2nd Class 1279091, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27th
September 1943. Aged 22. Son of Oscar Ralph and Maud Evans, of Builth
Road. Buried North-East of the church in ST. JOHN CHURCHYARD, CWMBACH
LLECHRYD (or BUILTH ROAD), Radnorshire.
gave Their All that We might Live.
World War 1939-1945
19 November, 2010