Llandrindod Wells war memorial

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This war memorial was unveiled in July 1922 to commemorate the local people who died in the First World War. The names of Second World War dead from the area were added later. To discover who they were, choose a category below.

First World War

Second World War

Our lists include details of several servicemen who are not named on the war memorial but died in those wars and had connections with Llandrindod Wells.

The figure of a soldier which tops the memorial was created by Benjamin Lloyd, a renowned sculptor whose studio was in Rhayader.

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With thanks to Phillip Jones

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To continue the Llandrindod Wells in WW1 tour, walk through the garden area behind the memorial to the Radnorshire Museum
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First World War

  • Ackerley, Ronald Hermann, Lieutenant. Died 16/05/1915 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery. Son of Richard and Eliza Helen Ackerley of “Quisisana”, Llandrindod Wells. Ronald was the eldest son of Dr R Ackerley, of Llandrindod Wells (formerly of Surbiton), and was born in February 1892. He was educated at Eton and at Oxford, where he was a Post-Master of Merton College. At Oxford he was a member of the Officer Training Corps and volunteered for service when war was imminent.
  • Alderslade, George Herbert, Private 5226. (Named as Aldersley on the war memorial but his signature clearly shows Alderslade.) Died 24/11/1916 aged 23. Australian Infantry. Buried AIF Burial Ground, Picardie, France. Son of John Pearson and Margaret Alderslade, of Penn Lodge, Temple Street, also of 2, Park Crescent. He was born in West Ham, London, and moved aged 19 to Australia, where he was a farmer. He reached France in May 1916 and was killed in action six months later.
  • Bebb, J Arthur, Captain. Died 06/07/1917. Mercantile Marine – SS Telemachus. Buried Corunna, Spain. Son of Mr and Mrs J H Bebb of Lyndhurst, Temple Street. The SS Telemachus was a troopship and involved in a collision with another ship in the North Atlantic on 1/1/1917. Captain Bebb committed suicide six months later.
  • Berry, Walter Thomas, Private 31062. Died 04/12/1915 aged 19. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Helles Memorial. Son of Henry and Mary Ann Berry of Holly Cottage. Tom took part in the Gallipoli campaign and died of disease on the hospital ship Nevassa. He was buried at sea. Worked for jeweller H Leckenby in Middleton Street. His brother Albert also served.
  • Betts, Edward, Private 202065. Died 22/11/1917 aged 39. Dorsetshire Regiment. Buried Jerusalem War Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Lydia Betts of 2, Penrhiw Villa, Wellington Road; husband of Maud Betts of 17, Newberry Terrace, Weymouth. Was assistant schoolmaster at Holy Trinity Schools, Weymouth. Brother of Francis Arthur Betts, below.
  • Betts, Francis Arthur, Private 25706. Died 02/11/1918 aged 26. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Buried Reading Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Lydia Betts of 2, Penrhiw Villa, Wellington Road.
  • Birch, Harry. Died in France in 1916. He moved from Muller’s Homes, a large orphanage in Bristol, to Llandrindod Wells, where he was an apprentice draper at the Oliver store in Temple Street for about a year before enlisting, soon after the war began. Commemorated in Memorial Bible at Quaker meeting house, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Botwood, George Lewis Gilford, Private 203690. Died 05/04/1917 aged 31. Gloucestershire Regiment. Buried Unicorn Cemetery. Son of M and A Botwood. Commemorated in Memorial Bible at Quaker meeting house, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Bradley, Charles, Private 43418. Died 07/08/1917 aged 42. Labour Corps. Buried Brandhoek New Military Cemetery. Brother of Alice Poston, of 1, Railway Cottage. Born at Lady Court, Shobdon, Herefordshire.
  • Bradley, Walter Victor, Private G/21503. Died 27/08/1918. Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Buried Peronne Road Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Walter Bradley, of “Tŷ Cerrig”.
  • Brooks, Thomas Newbury, Private 41826. Died 24/03/1918. South Staffordshire Regiment. Arras Memorial.
  • Bufton, Edward Evan, Second Lieutenant. Died of pneumonia, following influenza, at Sunderland Military Hospital on 20/11/1918. Son of Mr and Mrs Evan Bufton, of “Teviot”, Temple Avenue. York and Lancaster Regiment. Buried Llandrindod Wells Cemetery. Worked with his father (an alderman and magistrate) as an auctioneer and estate agent, and was an official at the town council. Also played football for the town’s team.
  • Burton, Frederick Charles, Private 7100. Died 25/04/1915 aged 26. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of Ezekiel and Jane Burton of 68, Moy Road, Roath Park, Cardiff, also of “Wern Villa”, Llandrindod Wells. Played for Llandrindod Wells football team. Commemorated in Memorial Bible at Quaker meeting house, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Cadwallader, Matthew, Private 235405. Died 16/05/1918. South Lancashire Regiment. Buried Berlin South-Western Cemetery. Son of Richard and Mary Cadwallader of Kinlet Villa, Howey.
  • Cheffers, Charles, Private 238899. Died 23/07/1918 aged 30. Herefordshire Regiment. Buried Raperie British Cemetery. Husband of AC Cheffers of "Idsall", Craig Road, who erected a plaque in his memory at Holy Trinity Church. Born in Helston, Cornwall. Enlisted at Llandrindod in January 1917.
  • Coleman, Walter Louis, Private 21135. Died 24/04/1915. Canadian Infantry. Perth Cemetery (China Wall), Belgium. Son of Mrs Coleman of “Jesmond”, Wellington Road.
  • Crosswell, William Augustus, Private 54877. Died 31/10/1918 aged 26. Royal Army Medical Corps. Buried Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Amelia Crosswell of Forest Gate, London; husband of Florence Miriam Crosswell of 5, Camper Road, Southend-on-Sea.
  • Cutting, Charles H. Probably: Charles Herbert Cutting, Gunner 272555. Died 13/10/1918 aged 18. Royal Field Artillery 3rd Reserve Bde. Winterbourne Down (All Saints) Churchyard. Son of Bert Cutting. Born at Norwood, Surrey, enlisted in Knighton. A Charles Herbert Cutting was working for a Llandrindod blacksmith in 1917, when he was refused exemption from military service.
  • Davenport, Arthur, Private 41734. Died of wounds on 28/10/1918 aged 19. South Wales Borderers. Buried Les Baraques Military Cemetery. Son of Joseph Davenport, of Danycoed Villa, Cadoxton, Neath, Glamorgan. Lived at New Row, Howey. Brother of Ernest and Leonard, below.
  • Davenport, Ernest, Private. Died at home of wounds on 11/08/1917 aged 22. Lived at New Row, Howey.
  • Davenport, Leonard, Lance Corporal 10428. Died 04/07/1917 aged 25. South Wales Borderers. Buried Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Lived at New Row, Howey.
  • Davies, David, Private 27729. Died 21/05/1917 aged 34. Border Regiment. Buried Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery. Son of Mrs Tryphena Davies of 3, New Row, Howey.
  • Davies, John Morgan, Private 38513. Died16/08/1916. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Thiepval Memorial.
  • Davies, Thomas. Of Mytton,  Abbeycwmhir. Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
  • Dedman, James, Private 53890. Died 02/09/1918 aged 19. Cheshire Regiment. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. Son of Fred and Jane Dedman of Windsor House.
  • Edwards, Cecil John, Private 66869. Died 08/07/1917 aged 20. Machine Gun Corps. Buried Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery. His parents erected a plaque in his memory at Holy Trinity Church.
  • Evans, Ernest L James, Private 355128. Died of disease in Belgium on 02/01/1919 aged 23. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension. Lived at 3 Nelson Street, Waterloo Road. Commemorated in Memorial Bible at Quaker meeting house, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Evans, Fred.
  • Farr, Thomas.
  • Fitzgerald, Patrick, Private 22144. Died 21/05/1917 aged 41. Devonshire Regiment. Buried Bois-Guillaume Communal Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Mary Ellen Fitzgerald of Tavistock, Devon. Was a soldier in India and South Africa before becoming a postman in Llandrindod Wells in 1913.
  • Galliers, Percy Benjamin, Private 51672. Died 13/11/1918. Cheshire Regiment. Buried Berlin South-Western Cemetery. Son of Benjamin and Emily Galliers of Felton, Herefordshire; husband of Dora Galliers of Ivydene, 165, Ornbersley Road, Worcester.
  • Gough, Arthur George, Private 41726. Died at hospital in Rouen of wounds and gas poisoning on 20/05/1918 aged 19. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Buried St. Sever Cemetery. Son of Richard Philip and Elizabeth Hannah Gough of “Stoneleigh”. Brother of Harold, below.soldier icon
  • Gough, Ernest Harold, Private 27750. Died 28/03/1917, aged 28, while a prisoner of war. Border Regiment. Buried Hamburg Cemetery. Son of Richard Philip and Elizabeth Hannah Gough of “Stoneleigh”.soldier icon
  • Goulden, Alan Edmund, Private 6618. Died 17/02/1917 aged 19. Royal Fusiliers. Buried Regina Trench Cemetery. Son of Dr EA Goulden M.D., of "Aynwood," Llandrindod Wells. Enlisted in 1915 in the Public Schools battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. Went to France the following year. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Harris, Frank, Private 31819. Died 01/07/1916 aged 18. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Dantzig Alley British Cemetery. Only son of Arthur and Annie Harris of Dantzic Cottage, Tremont Road. His parents were living at Weymouth Villa in 1916. He was killed while acting as company runner (messenger) on the front line in France.
  • Hope, David Evans, Corporal. Died 27/03/1917 aged 27. David was a prisoner of war and died in Turkey. Son of Eliza Hope (nee Evans). Brother of Edward and John, below.Hope, Edward Aaron, Corporal 148131. Died 22/08/1918 aged 21. Machine Gun Corps. Buried Varennes Military Cemetery. Son of Aaron and Eliza Hope.Hope, John, Private 236726. Died 07/03/1917 aged 22. Herefordshire Regiment. Buried Kantara War Memorial Cemetery. Son of Aaron and Eliza Hope of 5, Brookland Road.
  • Hurst, Ernest, Private 84027. Died 09/10/1917 aged 25. Machine Gun Corps. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of John and Annie Hurst, of “Ravenscourt”, Park Crescent.
  • Hutt, Edward Daines, Corporal 355286. Died 31/10/1917 aged 29. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Beersheba War Cemetery. Son of Percy John and Agnes Hutt of Clarence Villa. Brother of Henry Daines Hutt, below.
  • Hutt, Henry Daines, Lance Corporal 20131. Died 26/08/1918 aged 24. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Caterpillar Valley Cemetery. Son of Percy John and Agnes Hutt of Clarence Villa. Born at Llandudno.
  • Jamieson, Fred, Private 21285. Died 19/09/1916 aged 29. Canadian Infantry. Vimy Memorial. Son of William and Orcilla Jamison of “Hazlehurst”, Llandrindod Wells; nephew of councillor Gilbert Eadie of Builth Wells. Played for Llandrindod Wells football team before emigrating to Canada in 1913.soldier icon
  • Jones, A Wesley. Possibly: W Jones, Private 3609. Died 05/02/1919 aged 47. Welsh Regiment  transferred to Labour Corps. Buried Llandrindod Wells Cemetery. Son of John and Mary Jones.
  • Jones, Arthur, Private 19855. Died 18/08/1916 aged 23. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Thiepval Memorial. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Jones of Grantsfield, Kimbolton, Leominster.
  • Jones, David, Private 40980. Died 05/10/1917. Hertfordshire Regiment. Buried Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery. Worked as a coachman at the Pump House Hotel, Llandrindod Wells.soldier icon
  • Jones, Evan Deiniol Owen Jones, Private 49593. Died 15/04/1918. Lincolnshire Regiment. Ploegsteert Memorial. Employed by Lloyds Bank before enlisting on 20/02/1917.
  • Jones, Nairn Pelham, Serjeant 37581. Died 26/07/1916 aged 20. Royal Army Medical Corps. Buried Flatiron Copse Cemetery. Son of Albert George and Fanny Jones of 23, High Street, Clun, Shropshire. Was an apprentice to pharmacist WW Johnson before the war. Played for Llandrindod Wells football team, also played cricket and chess. Worshipped at the Presbyterian church.
  • Jordan, John Ernest, Private 27796. Died 21/11/1916 aged 34. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Buried Serre Road Cemetery. Son of William Jordan of Llandrindod Wells; husband of Minnie Emily Jordan of Yew Tree Cottage, Keniley, Knighton. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Langford, John James, Private 19856. Died 31/08/1916 aged 24. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Buried Heilly Station Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs J. Langford of 2, Denham Terrace. Commemorated on war memorial in Ithon Road Presbyterian chapel.soldier icon
  • Lindsay, Archibald Thurston Thomas, Lieutenant. Royal Engineers 7th Army Troops Coy, Royal Monmouthshire. Died March 26 1918, aged 20. Foncquevillers Military Cemetery. Son of Col. Henry Edzell Morgan Lindsay, CB, RE, and Ellen Katherine Lindsay (nee Thomas) of Ystrad Mynach and Glasnevin, Co. Dublin. The family had a holiday home in Pencerrig, Radnorshire. Named on Llandrindod hospital war memorial. Brother of Claud and George, below. soldier icon
  • Lindsay, Claud Frederic Thomas, Major Royal Field Artillery 33rd Bty. Died March 31 1918, aged 26. Hailles Communal Cemetery. Son of Col. Henry Edzell Morgan Lindsay, CB, RE, and Ellen Katherine Lindsay (nee Thomas) of Ystrad Mynach and Glasnevin; husband of Dorothy Lindsay. Named on Llandrindod hospital war memorial. soldier icon
  • Lindsay, George Walter Thomas, Captain. Royal Flying Corps and Royal Field Artillery. Died June 26 1917, aged 26. Buried in family vault Ystrad Mynach (Holy Trinity) Churchyard. Son of Col. Henry Edzell Morgan Lindsay, CB, RE, and Ellen Katherine Lindsay (nee Thomas) of Ystrad Mynach and Glasnevin, Co. Dublin. Named on Llandrindod hospital war. soldier icon
  • Lloyd, Allan, Lance Corporal 31068. Died 26/09/1917 aged 29. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Tyne Cot Memorial. Lived at Granby House with wife Alice. Awarded the Military Medal in 1917. Worked at town’s gas works before the war.
  • Lloyd, Edward, Driver 219597. Died 28/07/1917. Royal Engineers. Buried Llandrindod Wells Cemetery.
  • Lloyd, Charles.
  • Lloyd, Robert.
  • Lloyd, William James, Private 235961. Died 27/08/1917 aged 28. Herefordshire Regiment. Buried Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Son of James and Elizabeth Lloyd.
  • Lockyer, Herbert Charles, Gunner 850. Died 11/10/1916 aged 31. Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Bienvillers Military Cemetery. Son of Humphrey and Dorcas Lockyer, of “Wynberg”, Dyffryn Road; husband of Florence Emily Lockyer of High Street, Kintbury, Berkshire. Born at Newbury. Worked as manager of Wyman’s bookstall in Llandrindod Wells.
  • Mills, David Joseph, Private M2/174967. Died 19/11/1917 aged 32. Army Service Corps. Buried Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery. Son of William Mills of Clewedog Cottage, Penybont Station.
  • Muscott, Percy E, Private 291207. Died 27/03/1918. Suffolk Regiment. Pozieres Memorial. He visited his relatives at 5, Mount Pleasant, Llandrindod Wells, in December 1917. Worked as a clerk before the war.
  • Oliver, Gilbert J, Private G/40061. Died 26/09/1916 aged 24. Middlesex Regiment. Thiepval Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs W Oliver, of The Limes, Llandrindod. Educated at Llandrindod Wells Intermediate School and worshipped at the Quaker meeting house before moving to Shrewsbury to work for the London, City & Midland Bank. Brother of William, below. Three other brothers served: Reginald; Stuart, who was a prisoner of war; and Gus, wounded and invalided out of service.
  • Oliver, William Claude, Lance Corporal 12818. Died 18/09/1918 aged 25. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Buried Doiran Military Cemetery. Son of W and E Oliver, of The Limes, Llandrindod.
  • Owen, David Charles, Private 11079. Died 09/05/1915 aged 19. South Wales Borderers. Le Touret Memorial. Son of David Henry and Mary Ann Owen of 2, Railway Cottages, Tremont Road. Commemorated in Memorial Bible at Quaker meeting house, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Page, Richard Harold, Private 8226. Died 19/08/1915 aged 19. Herefordshire Regiment. Buried Azmak Cemetery. Only son of John and Matilda Page of Rhayader. After his mother’s death, he lived with grandparents Mr and Mrs Richard Breeze at “Bryncoed”, Llandrindod Wells. Educated at the town’s National School. Comrades in the Gallipolli campaign said he had been shot, and was possibly killed when his stretcher was hit by a shell as he was being carried to hospital. Commemorated in Memorial Bible at Quaker meeting house, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Parrott, Thomas, Private 4406. Died 23/07/1916 aged 28. Gloucestershire Regiment. Thiepval Memorial. Son of Thomas and Annie Parrott of 5, Cotswold Gardens, Tewkesbury. Worked for grocer Thomas Syrme before the war, living at 2, Glen View.
  • Payton, Ralph Stuart, Lieutenant. Died 22/07/1916 aged 22. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Thiepval Memorial. Son of Hugh and Laura Evelyn Payton of Trevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Phillips, Edmund Llewellyn Pedro, Private 203652. Died 16/08/1917 aged 21. Gloucestershire Regiment. Tyne Cot Memorial. Son of Thomas Llewellyn and Jane Phillips of Cambrian Vaults, Newtown. Pedro was a talented pianist and former member of the Newtown Silver Band. He was junior partner in the music firm Tyler and Phillips of Middleton Street, Llandrindod Wells. He was killed by a shell while working as a stretcher bearer.
  • Pike, S Eric, Private 36589. Died 05/09/1916. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Great Berkhamsted (St. Peter) Church Cemetery.
  • Powell, Arthur Clifford, Private 204356. Died 24/08/1921 aged 27. Somerset Light Infantry. Llandrindod Wells Cemetery. Son of William James and Clara Elizabeth Powell of The Croft, Montpellier Park. Brother of William Percival Wetherley Powell, below.
  • Powell, William Percival Wetherley, Private 4330. Died 21/07/1917 aged 20. Herefordshire Regiment. Buried Llandrindod Wells Cemetery. Son of William James and Clara Elizabeth Powell of The Croft, Montpellier Park.
  • Powell, John Arthur, Private 55626. Died 07/11/1918 aged 25. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Awarded Military Medal. Buried Terlincthun British Cemetery. Son of Caroline Jones of Llangunllo.
  • Powell, Richard.
  • Price, John, Private 355397. Died 01/11/1917 aged 40. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Buried Beersheba War Cemetery. Son of Martha Price of Llanoley.
  • Price, Sidney, Private 18813. Died 22/08/1918 aged 27. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Buried Merville Communal Cemetery. Adopted son of Mrs E Price of Denham Terrace.
  • Price, Thomas, Wheeler 146068. Died 05/12/1916 aged 32. Royal Field Artillery. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Josiah Price of Brookland Road; husband of E Mary Price of 40, Margaret Street, Ammanford.
  • Prince, Sidney.
  • Pritchard, Robert O.
  • Pugh, Thomas Lewis, Serjeant 7297. Died 04/04/1915 aged 28. Welsh Regiment. Buried Howey (Providence) Baptist Chapelyard. Son of John and Mary Pugh; husband of Eleanor Pugh of Bewdley House, Llandrindod Wells. Born at Garddu, Howey.
  • Reynolds, Arthur, Private 38139. Died 29/04/1918. Labour Corps.
  • Shopland, Fred, Able Seaman  Z/2588. Died 04/02/1917 aged 21. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Thiepval Memorial. Son of Walter and Sarah Shopland of 1, Brookland Road. Educated at Llandrindod Wells National School. Worked at the WW Johnson pharmacy and later at the County Club. Was a chorister, and sometimes a soloist, at Holy Trinity Church.soldier icon
  • Smith, Charles H.
  • Smith, Derek F.
  • Smith, James Clement, Second Lieutenant. Died 27/03/1916 aged 33. Royal Fusiliers. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of Brian Hinton Smith of Ye Wells Hotel.
  • Thompson, William Thomas Arnold, Private 203678. Died 27/01/1918 aged 21. Gloucestershire Regiment. Buried Llansantffraed-Cwmdeuddwr (St. Bride) Churchyard. Son of John and Harriet Thompson of Bryn Villa, Rhayader.
  • Thornhill, William Ewart, Second Lieutenant. Died 04/10/1917 aged 27. East Lancashire Regiment. Tyne Cot Memorial. Only son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Thornhill of Swansea; husband of Carol Thornhill of “The Lansdowne”. The couple married at Holy Trinity Church in June 1917. Before the war William worked as commercial manager at the London branch of the Graigola-Merthyr Colliery Co.
  • Thornton, James.
  • Tunley, James, Private 27825. Died 01/04/1917 aged 31. Border Regiment. Buried Savy British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Son of Nathaniel and Harriet Tunley, of Midway Villa, Llanbadarn Fawr.soldier icon
  • Turner, Arthur.
  • Vaughan, Basil Charles Gordon, Private 16043. Died 21/12/1917 aged 19. Scots Guards. Buried Abbeville Communal Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs WM Vaughan of Presteigne.
  • Walls, Walter. Commemorated in Memorial Bible at Quaker meeting house, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Wagstaff, William, Private 10051. Died 13/05/1915. 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Worked as a tailor for Joseph Price of Park Crescent, Llandrindod Wells, for c.7 years before enlisting. He was hit by a German shell as he carried ammunition to the trenches.
  • Weale, Arthur Sidney, Private 25603. Died 01/06/1918. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Buried Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery.
  • Williams, Charles Lewis, Private 12490. Died 21/03/1918 aged 28. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Buried Ham British Cemetery. Son of Lewis and Agnes Elizabeth Williams of Red Lion, Llanfihangel, Nantmellan, New Radnor. Born in Old Radnor.
  • Worthing, Evan John, Gunner 97679. Died 18/07/1917. Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Canada Farm Cemetery. Of Howey. Probably brother of William, below.
  • Worthing, William, Private 17437. Died 25/09/1915 aged 23. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs Worthing of Cefn House, Howey.
 
 

 Second World War

  • Ablitt, Peter, Warrant Officer 1375027. Died 28/09/1944 aged 26. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery. Son of Ernest Harry Leverson Gower and Blodwen Ablitt.
  • Ashton, V.
  • Bennett, Phillip Charles Knill, Sergeant 1579492. Died 24/03/1944 aged 19. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. Son of William and Frances Mary Bennett.
  • Botwood, Charles Thomas, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 160107. Died 14/05/1942 aged 18. Royal Navy - HMS Trinidad. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Charles and Lilian Botwood.
  • Bufton, John Raymond, Flying Officer 74328. Died 28/10/1940. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Llandrindod Wells Cemetery.
  • Careless, Geoffrey Powell, Major 126147. Died 17/02/1944 aged 31. South Wales Borderers  attached to 1st King George V's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment). Buried Taukkyan War Cemetery. Son of Edward Powell Careless and Mabel Irene Careless.
  • Davies, Mervyn, Private 14574334. Died 14/06/1945 aged 20. The Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey). Buried Rangoon War Cemetery. Son of Evan James Davies and Blodwen Davies of Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Chapman, Arnold Price, Rifleman 6913616. Died 13/09/1940. Rifle Brigade. Buried Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.
  • Evans, Josiah Raymond, Master. Died 17/02/1941 aged 48. Merchant Navy - SS Coryton (Cardiff). Buried Builth (St. Mary) Churchyard. Son of Captain F Evans and Sarah Evans; husband of Frances M Evans of Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Evans, R.
  • Haines, F R.
  • Hair, Alastair, Lieutenant 131316. Died 15/04/1941 aged 37. Royal Army Medical Corps. Athens Memorial. Son of the Reverend James Hair and Catherine Hair; husband of Dora Bannatyne Hair of Ashtead, Surrey. MB, ChB (Glasgow).
  • Hanne, John Henry, Sergeant 564212. Died 10/01/1940 aged 26. Royal Air Force. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Hanne; husband of Nancy Vera Hanne of Maida Vale, London.
  • Harper, Douglas Hayden, Sergeant 1196615. Died 20/03/1943 aged 32. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of William and Edith Harper.
  • Houston, James, Guardsman 2695180. Died 06/11/1944 aged 29. Scots Guards. Buried Arezzo War Cemetery. Son of James and Georgina Houston; husband of Olwyn Mary Houston of Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Instone, Thomas Harold Mathew, Sergeant 1417346. Died 18/08/1944 aged 23. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Wick Cemetery. Son of Harold and Fanny Gertrude Instone.
  • James, John Richard, Lieutenant 141081. Died 13/12/1940 aged 40. Royal Engineers. Buried Penarth Cemetery. Son of John and Emily James of Penarth; husband of Joan James of Llandrindod Wells.
  • Jones, Ernest Aelwyn Pryce, Petty Officer Cook D/MX 49557. Died 08/06/1940 aged 26. Royal Navy - HMS Glorious. Plymouth Naval Memorial.  Son of Louis and Elizabeth Jane Jones; husband of Megan Jones of Goodwick, Pembrokeshire.
  • Jones, Ralph Claude Hilton, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 556820. Died 15/06/1944 aged 19. Royal Navy - HMS Mourne. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Radcliffe Claude and Ethel Miriam Jones. His ship, a frigate, was sunk by a German submarine while assisting with the D-Day landings.
  • Jones, Trevor James, Private 14676404. Died 11/06/1944 aged 19. Durham Light Infantry. Buried Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Richard and Cissie Eton Jones.
  • Kerr, J.
  • Lewis, Frederick Ernest, Flight Lieutenant 52239. Died 12/10/1945 aged 23. Royal Air Force. Buried Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery. Son of Bosley Ernest and Mabel Alice Lewis.
  • Lewis, Harold Gilbert, Died 22/11/1940 aged 25. Birmingham City Police; of 85 Alston Street Ladywood, Birmingham. Son of Benjamin and Sarah Lewis of Cwm Farm, Llandrindod Wells. Died at Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Mills, Lorraine George, Gunner 1582396. Died 16/07/1943 aged 28. Royal Artillery. Buried Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.
  • Miller, Ian Leslie Thomas, Sub-Lieutenant. Died 12/12/1944 aged 20. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve - HMS Nairana. Lee-on-Solent Memorial. Son of Lt Col William Kinchela Miller and Constance Isabel Miller of Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Morris, Ivor James, Flight Sergeant 1430151. Died 29/07/1944 aged 21. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Durnbach War Cemetery. Son of James Leonard and Clara Ann Morris of Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Norton, John Anthony, Flying Officer 153058. Died 09/11/1944 aged 22. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Tom and Elsie Norton.
  • Price, John Edward, Fusilier 14505031. Died 03/12/1943 aged 19. Royal Welch Fusiliers. Buried Llanfihangel-Rhydithon (St. Michael) Churchyard. Son of John Edward and Margaret Greta Price of Howey.
  • Rees, Eric Albert Duggan, Captain 240499. Died 04/12/1944 aged 29. Royal Artillery. Buried Forli War Cemetery, Italy. Son of William John and Lottie Minnie Rees; husband of Dorothy Joyce Rees, of Blaby, Leicestershire. Eric and Dorothy lived at “Brampton”, Llandrindod Wells.
  • Roberts, Rufus John, Trooper 7901910. Died 27/10/1943 aged 25. Royal Armoured Corps. Buried Yokohama War Cemetery. Son of Augusta May Roberts and stepson of Evan J Prethero of Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Sanders, Richard Atheling, Pilot Officer 41872. Died 23/05/1940 aged 20. Royal Air Force. Buried Shorncliffe Military Cemetery. Son of James William and Mary Olivia Sanders of Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Smith, Douglas Gordon, Able Seaman P/JX 265534. Died 19/08/1942 aged 30. Royal Navy - HMS Berkeley. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Charles Gordon and of Lizzie Margaret Smith; husband of Edith Elaine Smith of Llandrindod Wells. Died when his ship was bombed by the Luftwaffe during a raid on Dieppe, France. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Turner, Arthur Frank, Lance Bombardier 982691. Died 08/09/1945 aged 28. Royal Artillery. Buried Klagenfurt War Cemetery. Son of Reginald Frank and Elizabeth Blodwen Turner; husband of Millie Mabel Ada Turner of Albrighton, Wolverhampton.
  • Vaughan, Charles Walter, Petty Officer Steward LT/LX. 28462. Died 29/10/1945 aged 43. Royal Naval Patrol Service-  HMS William Manell. Buried Llandrindod Churchyard. Son of Thomas James and Rosa Emmaline Vaughan.
  • Williams, William Cyril, Sergeant 1410983. Died 06/07/1943 aged 21. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Buried Beguildy (St. Michael) Churchyard. Son of John and Sarah Williams of Cross Gates, Llandrindod Wells. Not named on Llandrindod Wells war memorial.
  • Williams, E.