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VAYNOR / Y FAENOR WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Amy Kitcher 2004

In honoured memory of the brave men from Vaynor
who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918
for our freedom.

Atgof rhag anghof

BARKER George Barnes
Private 23777, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Born Renhold, Bedfordshire, resident Merthyr Tydvil, enlisted Bedford. Killed in action 23 April 1917.
BETTERTON Charles
[Memorial states 1st Battalion] Private 245060, 2nd/5th Battalion (Territorial Force), Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 26 October 1917. Born and enlisted Brecon, resident Merthyr Tydvil, Glamorganshire.
BLANEY William
Private 26233, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died of wounds 26 August 1916. Born Cefn-Coed, Brecon, enlisted Brecon.
DAVIES David Stanley
Private 17738, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 7 October 1915. Born Cefn, Brecknock, enlisted Cefn Coed.
DAVIES I
Private, A.S.C
DAVIES J
Private, South Wales Borderers
DAVIES J T
Private, South Wales Borderers
DAVIES O C
Sergeant, South Wales Borderers
EVANS W A
Gunner, Royal Welsh Fusiliers
FRANTON W J
Private, 5th Welsh
HICKEN Joseph
Private 200591, Brecknock Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died on service in Inidia 12 July 1917. Born Bridgend, Glamorgan, enlisted Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil.
HOWFIELD, M.C. John Arthur
Second Lieutenant, 75th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1 September 1918. Aged 20. Son of Arthur J. Howfield, of Vaynor House, Merthyr Tydfil. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row D. Grave 24.
HUGHES P
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers
JAMES W
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery
JENKINS R J
Lance Corporal, Royal Welsh Fusiliers
JONES D J
Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers
JONES D J
Private, South Wales Borderers
JONES R
Private, 18th Welsh
JONES W G
Private, South Wales Borderers
KIRBY Edward James
[Listed as J E KIRBY on CWGC] Private 17743, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Badly wounded at High Wood on the Somme on the 20 July 1916, died of wounds 22 July 1916. Born Merthyr, Glamorgan, enlisted Cefn Coed, Glamorgan. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot A. Row 36. Grave 5.
LEWIS D
Private, South Wales Borderers
LEWIS E
Private, 2nd Welsh
LEWIS Ed
Private, 5th Welsh
LEWIS J
Private, 2nd Welsh
LEWIS T W
Private, South Wales Borderers
MEREDITH W W
Tpr 3rd Dragoon Guards
NICHOLS G W
Private, R.M.A
POWELL E D J
Private, 5th Welsh
PRICE B
Private, 5th L.R Lancs
PRICE J
Spr R.E
RIDDELL T W
Gunner, R.G.A
SIMONS T
Private, Welsh
THOMAS D
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery
THOMAS W J
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery
VAUGHAN R
Sergeant, South Wales Borderers
WILLIAMS David
Private 13131, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action 21 December 1914. Born Vaynor, Cefn-Coed, Brecon, enlisted Cefn, Glam.
WILLIAMS E R
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery
WILLIAMS J
Private, 2nd South Wales Borderers
WILLIAMS J L
Sergeant, 16th Batt Glouc Reg
WILLIAMS W L
Private, 7th East Yorks
World War Two
1939-1945

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BEYNON H
Private, 9th D.C.I
EVANS R
Gunner, R.A
GEORGE D W
Gunner, R.A
GRIFFITHS D
A.S. R.N
CUNNINGHAM W F
Private, Welsh Regt
JONES W
Sergeant, Pilot R.A.F
JONES A G
Private, 4th O & B.L.I
LEWIS D T
Private, R.A.M.C
MORGAN Ll
Sergeant, R.A.O.C
MOSS G
Flight Sergeant, R.A.F
PARRY W M
A.C.L R.A.F
SKINNER A
L/Cpl 2nd R.N. Regt
SMITH J C
U.A.C R.A.F
THOMAS W R
Tpr 56th REECE
WILLIAMS T R
G.A.C R.A.F
WILLIAMS T G
Flight Sergeant, R.A.F
WILLIAMS V T
L/Cpl 2nd N.S.R

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