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Compiled and Copyright © Robert Hellier 2007

The Lisvane War Memorial is situated in the centre of the small village of Lisvane, which is now a suburb of Cardiff. The memorial is in Lisvane Road close to the junction with Church Road and St Mellon’s Road. The memorial is a Cross of Sacrifice on a stone plinth.

Photographs Copyright © Robert Hellier 2007

In Honoured Memory Of
The Men From This Parish
Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice
In The Great War



Edgar Charles

Lance Corporal 109122, 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion. Died of wounds received in action 1 April 1916 in No. 1 Canadian Field Ambulance (Gun Shot Wound Right Lung). Aged 26. Born 17 October 1892 in Llanishen, Cardiff. Son of George William and Janet Florence Drury, of "The Lozells," Lisvane, Llanishen, Cardiff. Farmer by trade. Unmarried at attestation. Attested 27 November 1914 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, aged 23 years, height 5 feet 10 inches, weight 146lbs, chest 33½-35 inches, dark complexion, dark blue eyes, dark brown hair, religious denomination Church of England. Emabtrked at Folkestone for France 24 October 1915. Appointed Lance Corporal in the field 3 January 1916. He had three siblings - two brothers and a sister. His sister was a teacher who went to live with her brother in Neath where he was a Bank Manager; they both died in Neath. Buried in MAPLE COPSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row F. Grave 1. National Archives of Canada Accession reference: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2679 - 1


Thomas David

Private 28891, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment formerly 176772, Royal Army Service Corps. Killed in action in France & Flanders 5th August 1917. Born Pentyrch, Glamorgan; enlisted Cardiff; resident of Lisvane, Cardiff. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 35


Frederick William Robertson

Lieutenant (Territorial), 2nd (Glamorgan) Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 5th August 1916. Aged 25. Son of James Edward and Emma Sophia Jane Turner of Ty Gwyn, Lisvane, Cardiff. Buried in HABARCQ COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row K. Grave 3.


Arthur Llewellyn

Gunner 229391, "C" Battery, 79th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action in France & Flanders 4 November 1918. Aged 20. Enlisted Cardiff; resident of Cardiff. Son of the late Frederick Williams and of Jane Williams, of the Griffin Inn, Lisvane, Cardiff. Buried in POIX-DU-NORD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 1.


Charles Joseph

Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, 17th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 19 October 1916. Aged 48. Husband of Dora Wilkie of "Derwallt Rogerstone", Newport, Monmouthshire. Buried in MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY, . Plot I. Row K. Grave 10.



Nevill Southwell

Flight Sergeant 581143 (Observer), 226 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 12 Augustv 1941. Buried in FLUSHING (VLISSINGEN) NORTHERN CEMETERY, Zeeland, Netherlands. Row A. Grave 24.


Oswald Gaskell Carey

Major 58694, 3rd Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 23 March 1943. Aged 29. Son of Arthur Percy and Grace Emily Carey-Thomas; husband of Elizabeth Barbara Carey-Thomas, of Lisvane, Glamorgan. Buried in SFAX WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot XIII. Row E. Grave 21.


Richard Geoffrey

Wing Commander (Pilot) 90392, 107 Squadron, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force). Died 22 October 1943. Aged 27. Awarded the Distinguisged Service Order (D.S.O.) and the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). Son of Richard Gravell England, and of Gwendoline Whitelaw England, of Lisvane, Glamorgan. Buried in FLUSHING (VLISSINGEN) NORTHERN CEMETERY, Zeeland, Netherlands. Row G. Grave 14.


Albert John

Private 3969995, 1/5th Battalion, Welch Regiment. Died 5 October 1944. Aged 31. Son of Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Field; husband of Rose Field, of Llanishen, Cardiff. Buried in VALKENSWAARD WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot II. Row E. Grave 5.


Richard James

Sergeant 1182429, 236 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 7 September 1942. Son of Harry and Lily Lucy Grosvenor; husband of Johanna Gabriela Grosvenor, of Hendon, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 84.


James Albert

Fusilier 14444814, 6th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers. Died 20 February 1945. Aged 18. Son of Albert and Ida May Iles, of Lisvane. Buried in LISVANE (ST. DENYS) CHURCHYARD, GFlamorganshire. Row C. Grave 12 .



Aircraftman 2nd Class 1705006, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 29 June 1942. Aged 19. Son of Percival G. King and Grace E. M. King, of Llanishen, Cardiff. Buried in CARDIFF (LLANISHEN) CEMETERY, Glamorganshire. Grave 432.

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