Brecon war memorial

Brecon war memorial

This memorial, in the grounds of St Mary’s Church, commemorates the local people who died in the First and Second World Wars. To read their details, choose a category below.

The memorial was unveiled in November 1920 by Mrs Best, who lost three sons in February and April 1917, all killed in Mesopotamia. Her husband, CW Best, was county surveyor for Breconshire. The Celtic cross remembers the fallen of the First World War while the flower beds and gates nearby are dedicated to the memory of those who died in the Second World War.

With thanks to Steve Morris of Brecon U3A

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First World War, surnames B-K

  • Private Arthur Waters Barratt, 1668. Australian Infantry AIF 23rd Battalion. Killed in action at Pozieres, France, 29th July, 1916. Aged 24 years. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.
  • Private Charles Edward Bather, 27745. South Wales Borderers 4th Battalion. Killed in action April 30th 1917. Aged 21 years. Basra War Memorial, Iraq. Son of Mrs Annie Bather, of 73, The Street, Brecon.
  • Lieutenant Arthur S Middleton Best. Royal Engineers 71st Field Company. Killed in action in Mesopotamia on February 23rd, 1917. Aged 32 years. Buried at Amara War Cemetry. Son of Mr and Mrs CW Best. Brother of Frank and Stephen below.soldier icon
  • Lieutenant Frank Harrington Best. South Wales Borderers, Brecknock Battalion. Killed in action in Mesopotamia on February 13th 1917. Aged 22 years. Basra War Memorial, Iraq.soldier icon
  • Lieutenant Stephen Wriothesley Best. South Wales Borderers, Brecknock Battalion. Killed in action in Mesopotamia on April 30th 1917. Aged 28 years. Basra War Memorial, Iraq. Mentioned in Despatches.soldier icon
  • Lance Corporal John Bevan, 267423. Monmouthshire Regiment 1st/2nd Battalion. Died of wounds in France on June 4th 1918. Aged 20 years. Buried at Ebblinghem Military Cemetery, France. Son of James and Mary Bevan, of 1, Usk Terrace, Brecon.
  • Able Seaman William Bowen, J/19493. Royal Navy - HMS Defence. Died at sea in the Battle of Jutland, May 31st, 1916. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Grandson of Martha Bowen, of 4, London Row, Brecon.
  • Lance Corporal Charles Guest Campion. Australian Infantry. 4th Battalion, 1st Infantry Brigade. Killed in action April 15th 1917 in France Aged 34 years. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
  • Private David James Charles, 52450. Lancashire Fusiliers 1/5 Battalion. Killed in action in France on August 22nd, 1918. Aged 35 years. Buried at Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, France. Son of Mrs S. Charles, of 4, St. John's Rd., Brecon.
  • Lance Sergeant William Thomas Clifford, 7975. South Wales Borderers. 1st Battalion. Killed in action in France on September 18th 1914. Aged 21 years. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France. Husband of Daisy Olive Brooks (formerly Clifford), of 12, Hafod St., Swansea.
  • Private Percy Alexander Coombe, 1781. 1st Brecknock Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action July 4th 1915. Aged 20 years. Heliopolis (Aden) Memorial. Son of John and Ellen Elizabeth Coombe, of 2, North Rd., Brecon.
  • Private Ernest Cripps, 16250. Grenadier Guards. 2nd Battalion. Killed in action October 11th 1915. Aged 21. Buried at St Mary’s A.D.S Cemetery, Haisnes, France. Son of WG and Elizabeth Ann Cripps, of 2, Harp Terrace, Brecon.
  • Private David Dacey, 267449. Monmouthshire Regiment. 1st/ 2nd Battalion. Died in action on April 24th 1918. Aged 37 years. Commemorated in La Kruele Military Cemetery, Hazebroucke, France.
  • Private Charles Davies, 3600. South Wales Borderers. Brecknock Battalion. Died August 3rd 1916 in Mhow, India. Buried at Mhow New Cemetery.
  • Private D Stanley Davies, 8/4444. Otago Infantry Regiment, NZEF. Killed in action in France on February 12th 1917. Aged 26 years. Buried at Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-S'Armentierea, France. Son of William and Margaret Gwen Davies, of 16 The Watton, Brecon.
  • Second Lieutenant Ifor Garfield Davies. Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment), 2nd Battalion. Killed in action in France on August 8th 1918. Aged 24 years. Buried at Le Vertannoy British Cemetery, Hinges, France. Son of Mr DJ and Mrs M Davies, of The Green Dragon, High St., Brecon.
  • Lieutenant William J Davies. Royal Field Artillery 70th Brigade. Killed in action in France on November 5th 1916. Aged 39 years. Buried at Warlencourt Military Cemetery, France.
  • Second Lieutenant William Francis Trevor Dixon. Sherwood Foresters (Notts. and Derby) Regiment, 15th Battalion. Killed in action July 20th 1916. Aged 18 years. Thiepval Memorial, France.
  • Company Quartermaster Sergeant William Burt Elston, 230006. King's Shropshire Light Infantry 10th Battalion. Died of Wounds in Alexandria on November 6th 1917. Aged 33 years. Buried at Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine. Son of Mary Elizabeth Elston, of 21, High St., Brecon.
  • Private Alfred Edward Evans, 9997. Somerset Light Infantry C Coy. 6th Battalion. Died October 30th 1918. Aged 28 years. Buried in Brecon Cemetery. Son of Charles and Jane Evans, of 22, North Rd., Brecon.
  • Private William Evans, 12008. South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion. Killed in action in Belgium on July 9th 1917. Nieuport Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.
  • Private Wilfred Easthope Evans, 235394. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 4th Battalion. Killed in action on September 2nd, 1917 in Belgium. Burial Place at Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of Arthur J and Emma Barrett Evans, of 31, Free St., Brecon.
  • Private Harry William Finch, 9095. South Wales Borderers 4th Battalion. Died December 31st, 1917 in Baghdad. Aged 30 years. Buried at Baghdad (North Gate) Cemetery. Son of Harry and Bertha Finch, of London; husband of Amy Esther Finch, of 13, John St., Brecon.
  • Lance Corporal Harold John Gibble, A/201705. 10th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds, 14th August 1917. Aged 18 years. Harlebeke New British Cemetery. Brother of Mrs E Healey, of Evans St., Barton St., Tewkesbury, Glos. Born at Talgarth Breconshire.
  • Lt Colonel Franklin Macaulay Gillespie. South Wales Borderers, 4th Battalion. Killed in action August 9th 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey. Buried in Gallipoli, Canakkale, Turkey. Helles Memorial. Son of Lt. Col. Franklin Gillespie and Mrs Gillespie, of Heath Hollow, Camberley; husband of Agnes Rose Gillespie, of Bromley, Camberley, Surrey.
  • Private Ernest Green. 1st Brecknock Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action July 4th 1915. Aged 28 years. Buried near Aden; Commemorated Heliopolis (Aden) Memorial. Son of Joseph and M. A. Green, of 77, The Watton, Brecon.
  • Colour Sergeant Joseph Groom DCM, 9865. Kings Shropshire Light Infantry 3rd Battalion. Died April, 7th 1919. Aged 25 years. Buried at Brecon Cemetery.
  • Lance Corporal Albert Lewis Harding, 22867. Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. 7th Battalion. Killed in action in Salonika, Greece on April 25th 1917. Aged 29 years. Buried at Kilkis, Macedonia, Greece. Doiran Memorial, Greece. Son of John and Mary Ann Harding, of 30, Free St., Brecon.
  • Private Eustace William Hardinge, 267467. Monmouthshire Regiment (Territorial Force) 2nd Battalion. Killed in action 1st July 1917 at Ypres. Aged 19 years. Buried at Bard Cot Cemetery, west Flanders, Belgium.
  • Lieutenant William Emlyn Hardwick (Military Cross and Bar). Australian Infantry, A.I.F., 21st Battalion. Killed in action in France on October 5th 27th 1918. Aged 33 years. Buried at the Tincourt New British Cemetery in France. Son of Thomas Hardwick and Mrs M Norman of 7 Mount Street.soldier icon
  • Lance Corporal Leonard Augustus Hedge, 2471. Montgomeryshire Yeomanry 2nd/1st Battalion. Died on active service on June 16th 1915 at Llanymynech, near Oswestry. Aged 27 years. Buried at Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard.
  • Private William Mostyn Hellard. Welsh Regiment, 9th Battalion. Service Number 58071. Died 29th September 1918 aged 18. Buried Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France. Son of Mr and Mrs Hellard of the Cock and Horse Inn, Watton. Worked as a painter before the war.
  • Sergeant Thomas John Hodson. South Wales Borderers 3rd Battalion. Died on July 4th 1916. Buried at St Davids Churchyard, Brecon.
  • Corporal Richard William Hooper, 5951. South Wales Borderers 3rd Battalion. Died in Liverpool, June 29th 1915. Aged 35 years. Buried at Brecon Cemetery.
  • Private Henry Simpson Howcroft, 8740. South Wales Borderers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action in France on September 29th 1914. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.
  • Company Sergeant Major James Irons, 8719. South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion. Killed in action 20th November 1917. Aged 32 years. Villers-Plouich Communal Cemetery Nord, France. Son of James Irons; husband of Bertha Irons, of 31, The Watton, Brecon.
  • Rifleman William John Jenkins, 2375. Monmouthshire Regiment 1st Battalion. Killed in action on May 8th 1915. Aged 32 years. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of John and Mary Jenkins, of 26, Free St., Brecon.
  • Second Lieutenant John Harold Jones, 241978. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Battalion. Killed in action 1st October 1917. Aged 28 years. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Son of Mr BC and Mrs Mary Jones, of 16, Alban Square, Aberaeron, Cardiganshire.
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  • Private James Kelly, 45425. South Staffordshire Regiment, 4th Battalion. Killed in action in France May 29th 1918. Aged 37 years. Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France. Brother of Thomas Kelly, of Dolphin House, Brecon. Uncle of Thomas, below.
  • Private Thomas John Kelly, 35479. Yorkshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action in France November 6th 1918. Aged 19 years. Buried at Bettrechies Communal Cemetery, Calais, France. Son of Thomas and Annie Kelly, of Dolphin House, Brecon.
  • Private Herbert Wallace Kendall, 23308. Welsh Regiment 16th Battalion. Killed in action in France on July 7th 1916. Aged 42 years. Thiepval Memorial, France.
  • Private Patrick George Kennedy, 200612. South Wales Borderers, Brecknock Battalion. Died January 29th 1917 in India. Aged 22 years. Kirkee Memorial, India. Son of James and Elizabeth Kennedy, of 12, Bridge St., Chepstow, Gwent.
  • Private John Henry Kingdon, 200135. South Wales Borderers 1st Brecknock Battalion. Killed in action 22nd November 1918. Aged 25 years. Tehran War Cemetery, Iran.
  • Private Michael Knight, 2962. Royal Army Medical Corps, 27th Field Ambulance. Formerly South Wales Borderers 8486. Killed in action April 25th 1918. Aged 32 years. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs Michael Knight, of Brecon.
  • Private George Thomas Knowles, 11261, South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion. Killed in action on June 11th 1915. Aged 21 years. Helles Memorial, Turkey. Son of Frank and Charlotte Ann Knowles, of 10, Grove Rd., Pontardawe. Formerly of Brecon.
  • Private Benjamin Alec Lane, 27502, South Wales Borderers, 4th Battalion, C Coy. Killed in action February 14th 1917. Buried at Al Basrah, Iraq. Son of Mr and Mrs Allen Lane, of Broadmarsh, Kempley, Gloucestershire; husband of Rosina Lane, of Penoyre, Brecon.
  • Company Sergeant Major Aaron Letton, 8198, South Wales Borderers  “A” Company  1st Battalion. Killed in action 10th November 1917. Aged 32 years. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of Joseph and Catherine Letton, of 44, The Watton, Brecon.
  • Private John Sydney Letton, 2866, Montgomeryshire Yeomanry 1st/1st with the Household Cavalry. Died October 2nd 1916. Aged 26 years. Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Son of John and Elizabeth Letton, of 92, Watton, Brecon.
  • Lieutenant Richard Aveline Maybery. Royal Flying Corps, 56th Squadron. Awarded Military Cross and Bar. Killed in action on December 19th 1917. Aged 22 years. Buried at Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, France. Son of Aveline and Lucy Maybery, of The Priory, Brecon.
  • Lance Bombardier Cyril Stuart Moore, 146600. Royal Garrison Artillery No 2 Depot. Died of injuries July 6th 1918. Aged 23 years. Hereford Cemetery. Son of George Moore, of Leominster; husband of Nellie Tudge (formerly Moore, nee Vaughan), of 6, Carpenters Yard, Tredegar.
  • Sergeant Christmas Morgan, 8014. South Wales Borderers, 1st Battalion. Killed in action February 19th 1916. Aged 32 years. Arras Memorial, France. Son of Mr and Mrs T Morgan, of 7, Montrose Avenue, Kimberley St., Hull; husband of Kate Morgan, of 5, John St., Watton, Brecon.
  • Private Reginald Tyndall Morgan, 152. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died September 1918 at home. Buried at Brecon Cemetery. Husband of Louisa Morgan (nee Woodbury) of 91, The Struet, Brecon.
  • Private William Edwin Morgan, 27794. South Wales Borderers 4th Battalion. Killed in action April 30th 1917. Aged 19 years. Commemorated at Basra War Memorial, Iraq. Son of Mr and Mrs W Morgan, Avenue Court, Brecon.
  • Private George Morris, 29308. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 19th Battalion. Killed in action April 21st 1917. Aged 19 years. Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of Mr and Mrs Morgan Morris, 6 Mill Street, Brecon.
  • Sergeant John Harold Morris, 200521. South Wales Borderers, Brecknockshire Battalion. Died at Mhow, India, on September 13th 1918. Aged 19 years. Kirkee 1914-18 Memorial, India. Husband of Mary F Morris, 3 Lansdowne Terrace, Brecon.
  • Gunner David Evan Parry, 3360. Royal Field Artillery, C Bty, 119th Brigade. Died of wounds July 18th 1916. Buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, France. Son of James and Jane Parry, 9 Mill Street, Brecon.
  • Private Charles James Robert Pawley, 123633. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 61st Company. Killed in action March 22nd 1918. Pozieres Memorial, France. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Price of Dan-y-Gaer Road, Brecon.
  • Private Edgar Pearce, 4/9946. Durham Light Infantry, 2nd Bn. Died of wounds December 19th 1915. Aged 29 years. Hop Store Cemetery, Belgium. Son of Charles and Annie Pearce of The Struet, Brecon.
  • Private Frederick John Pearce, 15059. Oxford and Buckingham Light Infantry 7th Battalion. Killed in action May 9th 1917. Aged 24 years. Doiran Memorial, Greece. Son of Fred and Alice Pearce, of 71, Struet, Brecon.
  • Private George Rhys Phillips, 38925. Lincolnshire Regiment 1st Battalion. Killed in action August 5th 1918. Aged 20 years. Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany. Son of James Henry and Hannah Maria Phillips, of 2, King St., Brecon. Born in Gloucester.
  • Private Alfred Evan Price, 119961. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 18th Battalion. Killed in action April 4th 1918. Aged 19. Pozieres Memorial, France. Son of Mr and Mrs Edward Price, of 55, Watton, Brecon.
  • Private David Richard Price, 15610. Monmouthshire Regiment 1st/2nd Battalion. Killed in action November 23rd 1916. Aged 19. Commemorated at AIF burial Ground, Flers, Somme France. Son of Mrs Frances Price, of 14, Charles St., Brecon.
  • Sergeant Jeffrey Price, 6. South Wales Borderers, Brecknockshire Battalion. Died September 30th 1916. Aged 31 years. Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. Son of Jeffery and Margaret Price, of Trostre, Brecon.
  • Private Alfred Pritchard, 18783. South Wales Borderers 4th Battalion. Died on December 25th 1915. Aged 21. Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta. Son of John and Margaret Pritchard, 41, The Struet, Brecon.
  • Stoker Arthur Pritchard, 3649.S. Royal Naval Reserve - HMS Vivid. Died from disease on October 17th 1918. Aged 34. Ford Park Cemetery (Pennycomequick), Plymouth. Brother of Henry Pritchard, of 14, Pedro St., Clapton Park, London.
  • Private Philip Pritchard, 19976. Welsh Regiment, 15th Battalion. Killed in action on July 28th 1917. Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Served as Richards.
  • Private Alfred Gordon Quarrell, 10969. Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 6th Battalion. Killed in action on August 12th 1918. Aged 22. Morlancourt British Cemetery No. 2, Somme, France. Son of Alfred Quarrell, of 3, High St., Brecon.
  • Private David John Rees, 13188. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion. Killed in action 20th July 1916. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Son of William and Elizabeth Rees, of 1, Maunds Court, Brecon.
  • Private Ivor Rees, 66147. Cheshire Regiment 9th Battalion. Killed in action 17th April 1918. Aged 37. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Son of Mrs Evan Rees, of 70, The Struet, Brecon.
  • Captain Willie Ross, 6082. South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion. Killed in action 8th August 1917. Aged 38. Artillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium. Husband of Mary Caroline Victoria Ross, of 19 The Watton, Brecon.
  • Private Thomas Edward Rowlands, 114207. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 30th Battalion.  Died November 17th 1918. Tourcoing (Pont-Neuville) Community Cemetery, France. Son of Mrs Mary A Rowlands, of 104, The Struet, Brecon.
  • Private Alfred Thomas Tedstone (served as Thomas), 17976. Sherwood Foresters, Notts and Derby Regt. Killed in action November 10th 1917. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Son of Lydia Thomas.
  • Rifleman James Victor Trevelyan, S/23328. Rifle Brigade, (The Prince Consort's Own) 1st Battalion. Killed in action October 4th 1917. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
  • Private Melville George Trew, 235417. Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion. Killed in action September 18th 1917. Aged 36. Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. Lived at 13 Ship Street, Brecon.
  • Private Edwin Charles Trew, T/242015. Awarded Military Medal. 1st Buffs (East Anglia Regiment) 1st Battalion. Died of wounds August 3rd 1918. Aged 42. Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, France. Lived at Swan House, Ship Street, Brecon.
  • Lance Corporal Ernest Frederick Tricker, 8322. South Wales Borderers 3rd Battalion. Died on May 27th 1916 at home. Buried in St David's Churchyard, Brecon.
  • Sergeant William Charles Turner, 1022. Royal Flying Corps, 38th Training Battalion. Accidentally killed whilst on duty on June 3rd, 1917. Aged 25. Brecon Cemetery.
  • Private William Samuel Watkins, 5176. Devonshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion (Territorials).  Died on December 30th 1916. Aged 22. Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Son of Mr and Mrs Samuel Watkins, of 12 Priory Row, Brecon.
  • Sergeant Albert Webster, 35010. South Wales Borderers 10th Battalion. Died of wounds June 6th 1918. Aged 39. Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Son of George and Ellen Webster; husband of Annie M Webster, of 49, Orchard St., Llanfaes, Brecon.
  • Lieutenant Douglas Gordon Webster. Awarded Military Cross. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 21st Battalion. Killed in action on September 29th 1918. Aged 26. Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Son of Mrs Ellen Webster, of Brecon; husband of Mrs EE Webster, of King's House, Caerleon.
  • Company Sergeant Major Arthur Whatley, 4680. South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion. Killed in action October 31st 1914. Aged 39. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of William Whatley, of Heytesbury, Wilts; husband of Mrs CMEA Whatley, of 22, John St., The Watton, Brecon.
  • Private James Richard Wheeler, 5280. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, B Company, 1st Battalion. Died on May 16th 1915.  Aged 19. Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Eli William and Esther Wheeler, of 12 Mill Street, Brecon.
  • Private David Thomas Williams, 315646. Cheshire Regiment, 10th Battalion. Killed in action on May 30th 1918. Aged 23. Soissons Memorial, France. Son of David and Elizabeth Williams, of 1, London Row, Brecon.
  • Private Josiah Rees Williams, 2285. South Wales Borderers, Brecknock Battalion, Company A.  Died in action on July 4th 1915. Aged 22. Commemorated at the Heliopolis Memorial, Aden, Egypt. Son of Mr and Mrs Josiah Williams, Forge Villa, Brecon.
  • Private William Morgan Williams, 9337. Welsh Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Died November 13th 1914. Aged 27. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of John and Hannah Williams, of 9, Bethel Terrace, Lion Yard, Brecon.
  • Private Charles William Henry Winstone, 29521. Border Regiment, 8th Battalion. Died August 16th 1918. Aged 19. Vendresse British Cemetry, France. Son of Henry and Jessie A Winstone, of 26, Bowyer Rd., Saltley, Birmingham, formerly of The Struet, Brecon.
  • Private William Thomas Wood, 115810. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 237th Battalion. Died January 29th 1918. Aged 19. St Sever Cemetery Extension, France. Son of Henry and Hannah Wood of 8 London Row, Brecon.
  • Private Leonard Woolford, 3238. South Wales Borderers, Brecknockshire Battalion. Died on July 19th 1916. Aged 22. Kirkee 1914-18 Memorial, India.

 

 

 

 

Second World War

  • Blake, Stanley Claude. Serjeant 3909536. Died 08/07/1944 aged 24. South Wales Borderers 2nd Bn. Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Edward George and Elizabeth Blake; husband of Annie Blake, of Brecon.
  • Capper, Jack. Signalman 2342708. Died 12/02/1942 aged 26. Royal Corps of Signals/11th Indian Div. Sigs. Singapore Memorial. Son of Albert Capper, and of Emma Capper, of Brecon.
  • Cracknell, George Henry, Sailor. Died 02/09/1940 aged 31. Merchant Navy – SS Bibury. Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of Gladys Olwen Cracknell, of Llanfaes, Brecon.
  • Davies, Kenneth Roger. Private 14270864. Died 14/04/1944 aged 20. Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 4th Bn. Rangoon Memorial. Son of Hugh and Hilda Davies of Llanfaes.
  • Davies, Vernon David. Private 4081487. Died 04/07/1942 aged 27. South Wales Borderers. Brecon Cemetery. Husband of Margery Davies, of Rhymney.
  • Evans, John Francis. Fusilier 4189981. Died 11/04/1945 aged 35. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 1st Bn. Dunkirk Memorial. Son of William and Emma Louise Evans, of Brecon.
  • Fenn, Thomas Cyril. Able Seaman P/JX 130362. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal. Mentioned in Despatches. Died 24/09/1942 aged 31. Royal Navy - HMS Somali. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of David John and Annie Mabel Fenn, of Brecon.
  • Matthews, Albert Edward Anderson. Flight Lieutenant (Flt. Engr.) 156039. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross. Died 22/06/1944 aged 30. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 49 Sqdn. Rheinberg War Cemetery. Son of Albert Edward and Gertrude Sarah Matthews; husband of Edith Mary Matthews, of Brecon.
  • Morris, Albert Owen. Private 7590288. Died 13/02/1942 aged 37. Royal Army Ordnance Corps 'Z' Advanced Workshop. Singapore Memorial. Son of Mary Ann Morris; husband of E. Audry Morris, of Brecon.
  • Niblett, James. Chief Stoker D/X 61908. Died 27/04/1941 aged 37. Royal Navy – HMS Diamond. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs L Niblett; husband of Edith Ellen Niblett. of Brecon.
  • Phillips, Raymond Edward. Signalman D/JX154709. Died 24/11/1942 aged 20. Royal Navy – HMS Excellent II. Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery. Son of Edward and Florence Violet Phillips, of Brecon.
  • Rowberry, John James. Serjeant 6345884. Died between 03/09/& 04/09/1942 aged 28. Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 5th Bn. El Alamein War Cemetery. Son of Francis George and Mabel Louise Rowberry, of Coventry; husband of Gwyneth Elizabeth Mary Rowberry, of Brecon. His brother, Geoffrey Douglas Rowberry, also died on service.
  • Smith, A C. Private 3911175. Died 06/11/1944 aged 27. South Wales Borderers 1st Bn. Prague War Cemetery. Son of Alfred Charles and May Smith; husband of Gwyneth Muriel Smith, of Brecon.
  • Taylor, William. Fusilier 7888872. Died 18/03/1943 aged 21. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Bn. Rangoon Memorial. Husband of Doreen Taylor, of Llanfaes, Brecon.
  • Williams, Rees Davies. Flight Sergeant 547160. Died 15/10/1942 aged 24. Royal Air Force 21 Sqdn. Brecon Cemetery. Son of Thomas George and Gertrude Williams, of Brecon.