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Pontypool - Royal Navy

  • Badham, Arthur George, Able Seaman P/JX 219986. Died 28/11/1943. HMS Birmingham. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of John Henry and Beatrice Mary Badham; husband of Louisa May Badham.         
  • Barnes, William Leslie, Petty Officer Cook (S) D/MX 49671. Died 08/06/1940 aged 26. HMS Glorious. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Harry and Beatrice Maud Barnes of Pontnewynydd.
  • Bessell, Henry Thomas, Leading Seaman D/JX 136593. Died 18/04/1940. HM Submarine Sterlet. Plymouth Naval Memorial.
  • Boddington, Fred, Able Seaman D/JX 149811. Died 19/12/1941 aged 21. HMS Neptune. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Fred and Emily Boddington of Abersychan.
  • Britton, Leonard, Able Seaman D/SSX 33803. Died 18/11/1942 aged 20. HMLCP 16. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of William Henry and Sarah Ann Britton of Abersychan. His sister Kathleen Phoebe also died on service.
  • Burns, Ellick Thomas Eustace, Stoker 1st Class D/KX 77198. Died 19/12/1941 aged 38. HMS Neptune. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Thomas and Violet Beatrice Burns; husband of Maria Aletta Burns of Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Clarke, Lyndhurst Rufus, Stoker 2nd Class C/KX 573153. Died 22/11/1943. HMMTB 686. Chatham Naval Memorial.
  • Clutterbuck, Granville, Marine PO/X 4786. Died 23/05/1941 aged 18. Royal Marines - HMS Fiji. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Frederick and Ada Clutterbuck of Pontnewynydd.
  • Constance, Donald, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 174243. Died 27/11/1941. HMAS Parramatta. Plymouth Naval Memorial.
  • Crean, William John, Leading Stoker D/KX 82112. Died 17/11/1940 aged 29. HM Submarine Swordfish. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of John and Elizabeth Crean,of Griffithstown; husband of Mary Louisa Crean of Griffithstown.
  • Davies, Herbert Ronald, Marine PO/X 1408. Died 14/10/1939. Royal Marines - HMS Royal Oak. Portsmouth Naval Memorial.
  • Davies, Leslie Albert, Leading Supply Assistant D/MX 93711. Died 23/09/1943 aged 21. HMS Itchen. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Thomas and Lilly Davies of Varteg.
  • Deere, Idris, Stoker 1st Class C/K 65814. Died 28/02/1940 aged 33. HMS Versatile. Bootle Cemetery. Son of William and Charlotte Deere.
  • Dixon, Ernest MacDonald, Leading Cook D/MX55963. Died 03/12/1942 aged 23. HMS Penylan. Buried Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of David John and Phoebe Dixon of Crumlin; husband of E Dixon of Belfast
  • Donoghue, Stanley Clifford, Able Seaman D/JX 159194. Died 19/12/1941 aged 18. HMS Neptune. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Frank and Thirza Gladys Donoghue of Pontymoile.
  • Ford, Horace, Chief Petty Officer D/J 24801. Died 20/02/1944 aged 49. HMS Warwick. Buried St. Merryn Churchyard. Son of Thomas Hobbs Ford and Emily Ford; husband of Anne Maria Ford of Penygarn.
  • Gray, Thomas Ivor, Chief Petty Officer Cook (S) D/MX 45516. Died 02/05/1942 aged 36. HMS Edinburgh. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Levi and Edith Gray; husband of Gladys Gray of Trevethin.
  • Greasley, William Henry, Assistant Steward LT/LX31208. Died 12/05/1943 aged 32. HMS Europa. Buried Penygarn Baptist Burial Ground. Son of George Henry and Mary Anna Greasley; husband of Hannah Maria Greasley of Wainfelin.
  • Gregory, A, Probably Alfred, Able Seaman P/J 93229. Died 25/11/1941 aged 40. HMS Barham.  Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Roland and Dinah Gregory; husband of Lizzie Edith Gregory of Fareham, Hampshire.
  • Hart, Alfred William, Able Seaman R/JX533463. Died 08/06/1944 aged 20. HM Netlayer Minster. Buried Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Alfred William and May Hart. He was raised by his grandmother, Mrs M Phillips of 19 Crumlin Street. Worked at Panteg steelworks before enlisting in the Navy in 1943.
  • Hedges, Percival, Able Seaman P/JX 237283. Died 12/12/1942 aged 24. HM Submarine Traveller. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Frederick and Edith Hedges; husband of Joyce Ellen Hedges.
  • Hillman, William, Petty Officer Stoker D/KX 76522. Died 09/11/1942 aged 34. HMS Cromer.  Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Nathaniel and Mary Hillman of Pontnewynydd.
  • Jeremiah, William Miles, Chief Stoker D/K 56858. Died 22/05/1941 aged 39. HMS Gloucester. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Husband of Emily Jeremiah.
  • Jones, Bernard Roland, Air Mechanic 1st Class FAA/FX. 79729. Died 08/06/1940 aged 21. HMS Glorious. Lee-on-Solent Memorial. Son of Lemuel and Elizabeth Jones of Griffithstown.
  • Jones, Christopher William, Leading Seaman D/JX 143141. Died 24/08/1942 aged 23. HMS Foresight. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of William Charles and Emily Jones.
  • Jones, Gonville Royce, Petty Officer D/JX 138348. Died 02/10/1942 aged 25. HMS Tamar. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Lemuel and Elizabeth Jones of Griffithstown.
  • Lewis, John Samuel, Able Seaman C/JX 278842. Died 13/11/1943 aged 21. HMS Dulverton. Chatham Naval Memorial. Son of George Owen Lewis and Marie Lewis, of Pontypool. Not named on Pontypool war memorial.
  • Lloyd, Rowland, Petty Officer D/SSX 13726. Died 25/03/1945. HMS Clare. Buried Garndiffaith (St. John's) Burial Ground.
  • Lloyd, Ronald George, Stoker 1st Class P/KX 85406. Died 14/10/1939. HMS Royal Oak. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Jonah Henry and Cicely Patience Lloyd of Griffithstown.
  • Magness, William Stanley, Petty Officer D/JX 137447. Died 16/08/1942. HM Submarine Thorn. Mentioned in Despatches. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Matthew and Keturah Magness of Pontymoile; husband of Margaret Magness.
  • Mills, Gordon, Stoker 1st Class C/KX 141501. Died 29/04/1945 aged 22. HMS Goodall. Chatham Naval Memorial. Son of George and Elizabeth Mills of Goytre.
  • Morris, Raymond Harold, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 188759. Died 25/06/1940 aged 23. HMCS Fraser. Buried Pornic War Cemetery. Son of Charles Cable Morris and Mary Elizabeth Morris of Pontymoile.
  • Morton, Eric George Nuttall, Leading Seaman D/JX 125766. Died 23/10/1943. HMS Charybdis. Buried Anneville-Sur-Mer Churchyard.
  • O’Donoghue, Gerald Anthony Joseph, Ordinary Seaman D/JX 421176. Died 01/03/1944 aged 18. HMS Gould. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Joseph and May Donoghue.
  • Parker, Kenneth Henry, Able Seaman D/JX 208617. Died 11/08/1943 aged 23. HM Submarine Parthian. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Alfred Henry and Elizabeth Parker of Coedcae.
  • Powell, Francis Herbert, Yeoman of Signals D/JX 140661. Died 22/05/1941 aged 23. HMS Gloucester.  Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Herbert John and Olive Powell of Garndiffaith.
  • Powell, Robert Howard, Petty Officer Telegraphist D/JX 145188. Died 30/03/1944 aged 24. HM Submarine Syrtis.  Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of William and Lilian Powell of Griffithstown.
  • Rees, John, Leading Airman D/JX135276. Died 15/05/1940. HMS Daedalus. Buried Garndiffaith (St. John's) Burial Ground.
  • Shorthouse, Herbert, Stoker 1st Class D/KX 90633. Died 21/01/1940 aged 26. HMS Exmouth. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Isaiah and Elizabeth Shorthouse; husband of Nora Patricia Shorthouse.
  • Smith, J. Stoker First Class.
  • Stone,A H, Probably Arthur Henry, Able Seaman P/JX 267961. Died 11/03/1942 aged 30. HMS President. Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Son of Henry and Alice Stone; husband of Hilda Stone of Shepherd's Bush, London.
  • Symonds, Donald Reid, Radio Mechanic P/MX 500991. Died 17/08/1944. HMLCF (L). Portsmouth Naval Memorial.
  • Targett, Raymond William, Able Seaman D/JX 568119. Died 20/03/1945 aged 20. HMS Lapwing. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of George and FM Targett of Victoria Village,
  • Taylor, R. Able Seaman.
  • Thomas, David Llewellyn, Yeoman of Signals D/JX 144982. Died 23/09/1943 aged 24. HMS Itchen. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Albert Llewelyn and Selina Thomas, of 55 Bryn Wern. Attended Pontypool Town School and Trevethin Sunday school before joining the Navy aged 16. He was due to marry his fiancée, from Bristol, during his next leave.
  • Thomas, G. Able Seaman.
  • Toomer, Stanley Edwin, Petty Officer Telegraphist D/JX 141153. Died 31/03/1941 aged 23. HMS Bonaventure. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Alfred and Henrietta Toomer of Griffithstown.
  • Tuck, Allen Royson, Chief Petty Officer D/J 98271. Died 23/10/1942. HM Submarine Unique. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of George and Annie Tuck; husband of Gladys May Tuck of Pontnewynydd.
  • Winstone, Edward Cambrian, Able Seaman D/SSX 16226. Died 08/06/1940 aged 23. HMS Glorious. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of William Richard and Elizabeth Pamela Maud Winstone of Griffithstown.
  • Williams, Frederick, Ordinary Telegraphist D/JX 215231. Died 06/07/1941 aged 24. HMS Sultan. Buried Rangoon War Cemetery. Son of Harry and Olive Williams of Garndiffaith.
  • Williams, Harry, Able Seaman D/JX 569232. Died 21/08/1944 aged 18. HMS Kite. Plymouth Naval Memorial. Son of Joseph and Charlotte Williams.
  • Woods, F. Stoker First Class.
 

 

Pontypool - Army

Royal Horse Artillery

  • Humphreys, William John Augustus, Gunner 833329. Died 15/04/1941 aged 21. Royal Horse Artillery, 2 Regt. Athens Memorial. Son of George Augustus and Alice Maud Humphreys, of Sebastopol.

Royal Armoured Corps

  • Jones, F. Probably: Frederick Jones, Trooper 4907970. Died 21/06/1940 aged 34. Royal Armoured Corps, 11th Hussars. Alamein Memorial. Son of Thomas and Margaret Ann Jones.
  • Thomas, JW. Probably: Lance Corporal 410632. Died 10/09/1943 aged 25. Royal Armoured Corps, The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons). Salerno War Cemetery. Son of George and Elizabeth Thomas; husband of Anne Thomas, of Helmdon, Northamptonshire.

4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards

  • Thomas, Joseph Wooldrage, Lance Corporal 410632. Died 10/09/1943 aged 25. Royal Armoured Corps, The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons). Salerno War Cemetery. Son of George and Elizabeth Thomas; husband of Anne Thomas, of Helmdon, Northamptonshire. Born and lived in Monmouthshire.

14th/20th King’s Hussars

  • McAllen, Richard John Watson, Captain 62880. Died 15/07/1941 aged 27. Royal Armoured Corps, 14th/20th King's Hussars. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. Son of Dr T and Mrs McAllen, of Pontypool and of Thatched Cottage, Llanwern; husband of Joan Mary McAllen. Educated at Radley College, Berkshire, and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he rowed for his college. Also played polo and hunted with the Tredegar Hounds.

Royal Tank Regiment

  • Bigham, John, Lance Corporal 7884931. Died 15/10/1940 aged 26. Royal Tank Regiment, RAC 7th. Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.
  • Thorpe, Victor Thomas, Trooper 7888992. Died 02/09/1944 aged 28. Royal Tank Regiment, RAC 8th. Montecchio War Cemetery. Husband of Kathleen Norah Thorpe, of South Petherton, Somerset.

Reconnaisance Corps

  • Crane, Thomas Arthur Stanley, Corporal 813503. Died 18/07/1941. Reconnaissance Corps, RAC. Leysdown (St. Clement) Churchyard, Kent.
  • Griffiths, Edwin John, Trooper 3909547. Died 23/01/1945 aged 24. Reconnaissance Corps, RAC 44th (7th Bn. The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regt.) Regt. Forli War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs E Griffiths, of Pontypool.

Royal Regiment of Artillery

  • Black, James, Gunner 3960619. Died 20/06/1942 aged 24. Royal Artillery, 25 Field Regt. Alamein Memorial. Son of James and May Black, of Pontnewynydd.
  • Green, AJ. Probably: Albert John Green, Gunner 872245. Died 01/10/1942 or 02/10/1942 aged 23. Royal Artillery, 8 Coast Regt. Sai Wan Memorial. Born and lived in Monmouthshire.
  • Hayward, P, Gunner.
  • Hayward, WD. Possibly: Willie Daniel Hayward, Gunner 1808516. Died 05/03/1943 aged 22. Royal Artillery, H.Q. 35 Lt. A.A. Regt. Singapore Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs CJW Hayward. Born and lived in Monmouthshire.
  • Hewitt, Arthur, Gunner 911681. Died 04/09/1944 aged 33. Royal Artillery, 6 Field Regt. Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Henry and Margaret Hewitt, of Pontypool.
  • James, B. Possibly: Gunner 1818777. Died 31/12/1944 aged 39. Royal Artillery, 48 Bty., 21 Lt. A.A. Regt. Singapore Memorial. Son of John and Diana James; husband of Sarah Irene James, of Trebanos.
  • James, Glyn, Gunner 1817116. Died 01/03/1942 aged 20. Royal Artillery 12 Bty., 6 H.A.A. Regt. Singapore Memorial. Son of Lewis and Bessie James, of Pontypool.
  • Jones, Kenneth Brindley, Gunner 993991. Died on 25/09/1944 or 26/09/1944 aged 24. Royal Artillery, 1 Airlanding Light Regt. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. Son of Ivor John and Margaret Jones, of Garndiffaith; husband of Betty Jones, of Garndiffaith.
  • Jones, Leslie George, Gunner 1083710. Died 16/07/1943 aged 31. Royal Artillery, 156 (The Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regt. Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily. Son of Walter Charles and Rhoda Jones, of Garndiffaith; husband of Myra Jones, of Garndiffaith.
  • Lawler, John, Gunner 3913322. Died 19/03/1944 aged 30. Royal Artillery 311 Bty., 90 Lt. A.A Regt. Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio. Son of Samuel and Alice Maud Lawler, of Pontnewynydd.
  • Meredith, Sidney, Gunner 11420703. Died 08/05/1945 aged 23. Royal Artillery 28 Field Regt. Rangoon War Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Gladys Kate Meredith, of Pontypool.
  • Morgan, Fred, Gunner 1110096. Died 12/04/1944 aged 35. Royal Artillery, 114 Field Regt. Rangoon Memorial. Son of Thomas and Sarah Morgan; husband of EJ Morgan; of Abersychan.
  • Parfitt, Edwin Charles, Gunner 4079206. Died 21/04/1941. Royal Artillery, 503 Bty., 79 Searchlight Regt. Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery. Son of David John and Mary Eleanor Parfitt, of Cwmavon.
  • Paul, Glyn, Private 882619. Died 12/11/1944 aged 25. Royal Horse Artillery 107 (The South Notts. Hussars) Regt. Alamein Memorial. Adopted son of Thomas and Caroline Paul. Born and lived in Monmouthshire.
  • Pursall, Frederick William Douglas, Gunner 1710033. Died 12/04/1943 aged 29. Royal Artillery, 76 H.A.A. Regt. La Reunion War Cemetery. Son of William Douglas and Alice Amelia Pursall, of Barry, Glamorgan; husband of Christina Pursall.
  • Rapley, James George, Gunner 1818114. Died 13/08/1942 aged 32. Royal Artillery, 129 H.A.A. Regt. Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs J Rapley, of Pontypool.
  • Read, Samuel John, Gunner 14320803. Died 16/09/1944 aged 20. Royal Artillery 4 Field Regt. Kirkee War Cemetery. Son of George Ernest and Margaret A Read, of Penygarn, Pontypool.
  • Stone, Ray, Gunner 854247. Died 23/02/1944 aged 31. Royal Artillery, 1 Field Regt. Cassino War Cemetery. Born and lived in Monmouthshire.
  • Whitcombe, Thomas Ronald, Lance Serjeant 1093126. Died 12/07/1944 aged 32. Royal Artillery, 25 Field Regt. Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville. Son of Thomas and Margaret Whitcombe, of Pontypool; husband of Gwenllian Whitcombe, of Pontypool.
  • Williams, Alfred, Lance Bombardier 3908033. Died 17/02/1944 aged 30. Royal Artillery 312 Bty., 90 Lt. A.A. Regt. Anzio War Cemetery. Son of William E and Mary Ellen Williams; husband of Annie Josephine Williams, of Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
  • Williams, D. Possibly: Denzil Williams, Gunner 881814. Died 01/09/1943 aged 25. Royal Artillery, 5 Field Regt. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery. Son of George and Dorothy Williams, of Newport.
  • Williams, Harold, Gunner 1558464. Died 21/09/1944 aged 32. Royal Artillery, 85 Anti-Tank Regt. Singapore Memorial. Son of George and Olivia Williams, of Abersychan.

Corps of Royal Engineers

  • Bush, George Granvelle, Sapper 1888133. Died between 29/05/1940 and 31/05/1940 aged 21. Royal Artillery, 5 Field Coy. Beuvry Communal Cemetery. Son of William James Bush and Elizabeth Ann Bush, of Pentrepiod.
  • Dudley, George Thomas, Corporal 2213795. Died 29/05/1940 aged 35. Royal Engineers, 101 Army Field Coy. Nine Elms British Cemetery. Son of James and Annie Elizabeth Dudley; husband of Ivy Irene Dudley, of Coventry.
  • Edwards, William Ronald, Sapper 1913839. Died 11/04/1941 aged 23. Royal Engineers, 684 Gen. Constr. Coy. Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Son of William Henry and Amy Edwards, of Abersychan.
  • Palmer, AW. Possibly: Albert William Palmer, Lance Corporal 2013020. Died 17/06/1943 aged 28. Royal Engineers, 994 Docks Operating Coy. Brookwood Memorial. Son of Walter and Rose Ellen Palmer; husband of Hilda Maud Palmer, of Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire.
  • Stevens, Kenneth, Sapper 1913809. Died 10/05/1940 aged 22. Royal Engineers, 684 General Constr. Coy. Fillievres British Cemetery. Born in Monmouthshire. Lived in Newport.
  • Sullivan, Stanley James, Sapper 14037169. Died 31/07/1946, aged 19, when a mine exploded on the coast near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Royal Engineers, 4 Bomb Disposal Coy. Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Son of Stanley James Sullivan and Mary Sullivan, of 68 The Woodlands, Penygarn, Pontypool. Educated at St Alban’s School, Pontypool. Worked at Pontnewynydd Forge, and later as a window cleaner in Pontypool.
  • Watkins, Francis, Sapper 1818162. Died on 09/06/1945 or 10/06/1945 aged 41. Royal Engineers, 243 Bomb Disposal Platoon. Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard. Son of Francis and Bertha Watkins, of Pontypool; husband of Dorcas Watkins, of Pontypool.
  • Williams, Neil Benjamin, Lieutenant 139045. Died 26/11/1942 aged 35. Royal Engineers, seconded to 15 Field Coy. Queen Victoria's Own Madras Sappers and Miners. Singapore Memorial. Son of Benjamin and Ann Williams; husband of Adelaide Lucy Williams, of Shefford, Bedfordshire. F.S.E., F.S.I.

Royal Corps of Signals

  • McLoughlin, Arthur, Signalman 2379967. Died on 12/08/1944 or 13/08/1944 aged 21. Royal Corps of Signals, 1st Armd. Div. Sigs. Caserta War Cemetery. Son of William James McLoughlin and Agnes McLoughlin, of Pontypool.

Welsh Guards

  • Clarke, Arthur Russell, Guardsman 2734358. Died 04/08/1944 aged 26. Welsh Guards 1st Bn. Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Ahab and Elizebeth Maud Clarke, of Pontypool.
  • Clarke, David George, Guardsman 2733213. Died 11/08/1944 aged 33. Welsh Guards 1st Bn. St. Charles De Percy War Cemetery. Son of James and Elizabeth Maud Clarke; husband of Emily Clarke, of Pontnewynydd.
  • Daniels, Trevor James, Guardsman 2738367. Died 09/08/1944 aged 20. Welsh Guards 1st Bn. St. Charles De Percy War Cemetery. Son of Charles JH and Dorothy Maud Daniels, of Panteg.
  • Jones, Alfred James, Guardsman 2736969. Died 27/05/1944 aged 31. Welsh Guards 3rd Bn. Cassino War Cemetery. Son of James and Lear Jones; husband of Sarah Jones, of Pontnewydd.
  • Jones, Trevor, Guardsman 2737120. Died 08/05/1943 aged 30. Welsh Guards 3rd Bn.  Enfidaville War Cemetery. Son of Harry and Mary E Jones, of Garndiffaith.
  • Morgan, Ronald, Lance Sergeant 2734535. Died 06/08/1944 aged 24. Welsh Guards 1st Bn. Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Philip and Gladys Morgan, of Pontypool.
  • Morton, Douglas Trevor, Guardsman 2735224. Died 23/05/1940 aged 25. Welsh Guards 2nd Bn. St. Martin-Boulogne Communal Cemetery. Son of William James Morton, and of Ivy Morton, of Garndiffaith,
  • Partridge, Jack, Guardsman 2735949. Died 04/08/1944 aged 28. Welsh Guards 1st Bn. ST. Charles De Percy War Cemetery
  • Robinson, Harold Joseph Patrick, Guardsman 2735142. Died 23/05/1940 aged 20. Welsh Guards 2nd Bn. Dunkirk Memorial.
  • Taylor, Leslie Thomas, Lance Sergeant 2736115. Died 18/02/1944 aged 26. Welsh Guards 3rd Bn. Minturno War Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Eleanor Taylor, of Garndiffaith.
  • Taylor, Wilfred Leonard, Guardsman 2736372. Died 04/08/1944 aged 29. Welsh Guards 1st Bn. Bayeux War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs L Taylor of 28 Wainfelin Road, Pontypool. Lived with wife and baby at Paulton, Somerset. Educated at Park Terrace and Twmpath schools. Worked at Tirpentwys Colliery before enlisting.
  • Wheatstone, Horace John, Guardsman 2734002. Died 11/02/1944 aged 29. Welsh Guards 3rd Bn. Cassino War Cemetery

Queen’s Own Royal Regiment

  • Davies, Dennis Llewellyn, Private 14567139. Died 26/05/1944 aged 20. The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 1st Bn. Kohima War Cemetery. Son of Enoch and Maud Davies, of Pontypool.
  • Minett EG, Lance Serjeant 3908968. Died 08/08/1944 aged 27. The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 1/6th Bn. Bayeux War Cemetery

King’s Own Royal Regiment

  • Brown, Trevor EH, Private 4075397. Died 15/07/1944 aged 32. King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) 1st Bn. Arezzo War Cemetery. Son of Arthur and Maud Brown; husband of Edith Anne Brown, of Sebastopol.
  • Taylor, C, Private.

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

  • McDonough, William, Private 5952106. Died 21/05/1940 aged 21. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 8th Bn. Calonne Communal Cemetery. Son of Philip and Bridget McDonough, of Pontypool.

East Yorkshire Regiment

  • Keogh, Joseph Edward, Private 1704969. Died 28/04/1946 aged 31. East Yorkshire Regiment. Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery. Son of Michael and Statia Keogh; husband of Ethel Irene Keogh, of Pontypool.

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

  • Anderson, Stanley George, Corporal 4189788. Died 26/05/1940 aged 26. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Bn. Dunkirk Memorial. Son of George Anderson, and of Gladys May Anderson, of Garndiffaith.
  • Clamp, Harry Edward Frederick, Fusilier 4077653. Died 26/05/1940 aged 21. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Bn. St. Floris Churchyard, France. Adopted son and nephew of George Henry Way, of Abersychan.
  • Lewis, J. Possibly: James Lewis, Fusilier 4189535. Died 15/05/1940. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Bn. St. Agatha-Rode Churchyard, Belgium.
  • Parry, Francis Verdun Llewellyn, Fusilier 4197951. Died 13/04/1942 aged 24. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10th Bn. Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of Sidney and Emily Parry; husband of Dulcia Beryl Parry, of Cwmynyscoy.
  • Watkins, James Alan, Fusilier 4192603. Died 18/03/1943 aged 33. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Bn. Taukkyan War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Watkins, of Pontypool.
  • Watkins, Lewis Thomas Daniel, Fusilier 4071474. Died 15/05/1940 aged 20. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st Bn. St. Agatha-Rode Churchyard. Son of William Henry and Florence Jane Watkins, of Old Pen-y-Garn.

South Wales Borderers

  • Blake, Stanley Claude, Sergeant 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.
  • Brooks, Frederick James, Private 3911395. Died 10/09/1944 aged 28. South Wales Borderers 2nd Bn. St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. Son of Henry George and Elizebeth Brooks, of Pontnewynydd.
  • Cowles, Thomas Herbert, Private 14588900. Died 02/09/1944 aged 19. South Wales Borderers 2nd Bn. Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery.
  • Crump, Fitzroy, Private 3913924. Died 17/02/1945 aged 33. South Wales Borderers 6th Bn. Taukkyan War Cemetery. Son of George Nolan Crump and Sarah Elizabeth Crump, of Pontypool; husband of Elsie May Crump, of Pontypool.
  • Griffiths, Percy Raymond, Warrant Officer Class II, CSM, 4081382. Died 30/11/1944 aged 28. Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Bn. Venray War Cemetery. Son of William and Maud Davies; husband of Grace Davies, of Abersychan.
  • Hartree, Ernest Arthur William, Guardsman 2733213. Died 11/08/1944 aged 33. Welsh Guards 1st Bn. St. Charles De Percy War Cemetery. Son of James and Elizabeth Maud Clarke; husband of Emily Clarke, of Pontnewynydd.
  • Hern, James John, Private 4080266. Died 21/05/1944 aged 26. South Wales Borderers 6th Bn. Chittagong War Cemetery. Son of James John and Beatrice Hern; husband of Edith Hern, of Sebastopol.
  • Jeremiah, Thomas, Lance Corporal 3909521. Died 11/08/1944 aged 23. South Wales Borderers 2nd Bn. Bayeux War Cemetery. Husband of Nancy Matilda Jeremiah, of Thomastown, Tonyrefail.
  • Lamb, Clive, Private 3909965. Died 11/07/1941 aged 22. Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Bn. Penygarn Baptist Burial Ground. Son of William and Florence Lamb; husband of Doris Winifred Lamb, of Pontypool.
  • Lewis, H. Probably: Hebert Lewis, Sergeant 3910367. Died 27/11/1944. South Wales Borderers 6th Bn. Digboi War Cemetery.
  • Mills, Jack, Private 3914078. Drowned 09/03/1941 aged 29. South Wales Borderers 6th Bn. Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of Arthur Windom Mills and Elizabeth Mills, of Pontypool; husband of Edith May Mills, of 1 Glenwern Terrace, Pontypool. Left a daughter aged 8. Worked as a hairdresser in Usk and Bristol, later at Tirpentwys Colliery.
  • Murgatroyd, Mansel Herbert, Private 14327980. Died 22/01/1945 aged 20. South Wales Borderers 2nd Bn. Awarded Military Medal. Jonkerbos War Cemetery. Son of Harry and Winifred May Murgatroyd, of Pontypool.
  • Neath, Arthur John Charles, Private 4080204. Died 07/09/1946 aged 28. South Wales Borderers 1st Bn. Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Son of William and Jeannette Neath, of Pontypool.
  • Parry JO, Pte
  • Rees KC, Pte
  • Watkins, John Henry, Corporal 14623569. Died25/04/1947 aged 21. South Wales Borderers. Munster Heath War Cemetery, Germany. Son of Joseph Henry and Edith Watkins, of Griffithstown.

Gloucestershire Regiment

  • Mundy, Joseph, Private 3911636. Died 18/06/1944 aged 28. Gloucestershire Regiment. Ranville War Cemetery. Son of James and Sarah Ann Mundy, of Pontypool; husband of Clarice Mundy, of Pontypool.
  • Nicholas, Ronald Richard, Sergeant 3911533. Died 26/08/1944 aged 28. Gloucestershire Regiment 2nd Bn. St. Desir War Cemetery. Son of Albert and Mary Ann Nicholas; husband of Ruth Beryl Nicholas, of Winchester.
  • Watson, Eric Edward, Lance Corporal 14759585. Died 11/05/1946 aged 20. Gloucestershire Regiment. Kranji War Cemetery. Son of Edward Alfred John and Winifred Maud Watson, of Shenmore, Herefordshire.

East Surrey Regiment

  • Wells, Charles Henry, Private 6142893. Died 10/06/1940 aged 18. East Surrey Regiment 1st Bn. Dunkirk Town Cemetery. Son of Charles Henry and Eva B. Wells, of Pontypool.

Border Regiment

  • Williams, Alfred, Private 14594531. Died 12/06/1944 aged 19. Border Regiment 2nd Bn. Rangoon Memorial. Son of Alfred and Phyllis Williams, of Pontymoile, Pontypool.

Hampshire Regiment

  • Harrington, Henry George, Private 1581115. Died 30/05/1945 aged 32. Hampshire Regiment 5th Bn. Klagenfurt War Cemetery

South Staffordshire Regiment

  • Bolton, O, Private.
  • Cox, Sydney, Private 4918472. Died 09/07/1943 aged 23. South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd (Airborne) Bn. Cassino Memorial.
  • Nicholson, Francis William, Private 4913479. Died 28/09/1944 aged 32. South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd (Airborne) Bn. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. Son of Frederick William and Esther Annie Nicholson; husband of Margaret Nicholson, of Griffithstown.
  • Pegg, John Charles David, Corporal 4914336. Died 03/11/1944 aged 29. South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd (Airborne) Bn. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. Son of John Hickling Pegg and Ruth Pegg; husband of Kitty Muriel Pegg, of Pontnewynydd.

Dorsetshire Regiment

  • Prosser, Henry, Private 3908072. Died 01/08/1943 aged 30. Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Bn.  Catania War Cemetery, Sicily. Son of Alfred and Ellen Prosser, of Pontnewynydd.

Welsh Regiment

  • Hopkins, Godfrey Thomas, Private 3913805. Died 21/02/1942 aged 29. WelSh Regiment 1st Bn. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery. Son of Stephen and Amelia Hopkins; husband of Vera Hopkins, of Abersychan.
  • Perks, Ernest Thomas, Lance Corporal 3957013. Died 14/09/1944 aged 34. Welsh Regiment 1st Bn. Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Son of Thomas Hugh and Alice Elizabeth Perks; husband of Cecilia Ann Perks, of Pontypool.
  • Rees, David Llewellyn, Private 3967443. Died 28/05/1941 aged 25. Welsh Regiment 1st Bn. Athens Memorial. Son of David Llewellyn and Rose Ann Rees, of Pontypool.
  • Walsh, William Edward, Corporal 8877. Died 14/09/1914 aged 27. Welsh Regiment 2nd Bn. La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial. Son of Martin William Walsh, of Guernsey.

Sherwood Foresters

  • Jobbins, William Raymond, Private 3976179. Died 13/10/1943 aged 22. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 5th Bn. Cassino Memorial
  • Price, JG, Private.
  • Wall, Stewart John, Private 14210106. Died 07/01/1944 aged 22. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 5th Bn. Cassino War Cemetery. Son of Albert John and Lily May Wall, of Pontypool.

King’s Shropshire Light Infantry

  • Taylor, Morris William, Private 4032958. Died 08/12/1939 aged 21. King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Son of William and Edith Taylor, of Wainfelin, Pontypool.

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

  • Hopkins, David Alfred, Lance Sergeant 4076419. Died 03/11/1942 aged 25. King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Bn. Caserta War Cemetery

Rifle Brigade

  • Webb, Arthur Albert, Corporal 5255897. Died 30/07/1944 aged 29. Rifle Brigade 7th (1st Bn. The London Rifle Brigade) Bn. Awarded Military Medal. Arezzo War Cemetery. Son of Albert John and Lily Webb, of Pontypool.

Parachute Regiment

  • Lewis, James John, Corporal 4202599. Died 17/11/1942 aged 22. The Parachute Regiment, AAC 6th (10th Bn. The Royal Welch Fusiliers) Bn. Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of Thomas and Kathleen Lewis, of Pontypool.
  • Smith, Wilfred Reginald, Sergeant 4197976. Died 09/09/1943 aged 25. The Parachute Regiment, AAC 6th (10th Bn. The Royal Welch Fusiliers) Bn. Cassino Memorial Son of David R Smith and Nellie Smith, of Wainfelin, Pontypool.

Royal Army Service Corps

  • Fryer, Roland Arthur, Driver T/10673238. Died 22/02/1944 aged 21. Royal Army Service Corps. Varteg (Wesley) Methodist Chapelyard. Son of William Trevor and Mary Ann Fryer, of Garndiffaith.
  • Hinds, William Thomas, Sergeant T/44997. Died 07/01/1943 aged 31. Royal Army Service Corps. Bone War Cemetery, Annaba. Son of Thomas and Alice Hinds, of Penygarn, Pontypool.
  • Powell, WJ. Probably: William James Powell, Driver T/99731. Died 11/04/1945 aged 28. Royal Army Service Corps. Argenta Gap War Cemetery. Son of Stanley and Florence Powell; husband of Josephine Powell, of Ryde, Isle of Wight.
  • Thatcher, Alfred John, Driver T/281071. Died 30/08/1943 aged 36. Royal Army Service Corps. El Alia Cemetery. Son of Tudor and Alice Thatcher; husband of Dorothy Thatcher, of Griffithstown.
  • Thompson, H. Possibly: Harold Thompson, Corporal T/44801. Died between 27/05/1940 and 21/06/1940 aged 30. Royal Army Service Corps. Dunkirk Town Cemetery

Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Smith, Harry Thomas Leyshon, Private 14327993. Died 01/10/1944 aged 20. Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to 7th Bn Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Jonkerbos War Cemetery. Son of Benjamin George and Emma Smith, of Pontypool.
  • Swaffield, Thomas John, Captain 316364. Died 14/05/1946. Royal Army Medical Corps. Brookwood Memorial
  • Watkins, George, Private 14343034. Died 08/04/1944 aged 20. Royal Army Medical Corps. Maynamati War Cemetery. Son of Arthur and Eliza Watkins, of Goytre.

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

  • Attwood, Reginald William, Private 10532269. Died 08/11/1943. Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery.
  • Bennett, Leslie Charles, Private 10584880. Died 10/05/1944 aged 24. Royal Army Ordnance Corps and Special Air Service Regiment, AAC. Cassino Memorial. Son of Walter and Clara Bennett. Born and lived in Monmouthshire.

Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers

  • Williams, William Cecil, Craftsman 14435801. Died 24/08/1946. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 943 Port Workshop. Brookwood Memorial

Pioneer Corps

  • Griffin, Harold, Private 13113850. Died 16/12/1944 aged 23. Pioneer Corps. Schoonselhof Cemetery. Son of Thomas William and Lear Griffin, of Pontypool.
  • Taylor, John, Private 13045907. Died 28/04/1945 aged 28. Pioneer Corps. Sage War Cemetery. Son of T and E Blodwen Taylor, of Pontypool.

Auxiliary Territorial Service

  • Britton, Kathleen Phoebe, Private W/75446. Died 21/11/1943 aged 30. Auxiliary Territorial Service. Garndiffaith (St. John's) Burial Ground. Daughter of William Henry and Sarah Ann Britton, of Garndiffaith. Her brother Leonard died in 1942, while serving with the Royal Navy.

Monmouthshire Regiment

  • Davies, Evan Tom, Warrant Officer Class II, CSM, 4081382. Died 30/11/1944 aged 28. Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Bn. Venray War Cemetery. Son of William and Maud Davies; husband of Grace Davies, of Abersychan.
  • Haymonds, Thomas James Jenkin, Private 4075396. Died 03/09/1939 aged 28. Monmouthshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of Benjiman Jenkin Haymonds and Caroline Jenkin Haymonds of Sebastopol; husband of Edith Haymonds.
  • Leek, Lyndon John, Corporal 3915830. Died 03/04/1945. Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Bn. Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Son of John and Elizabeth Leek, of Garndiffaith.
  • Price, Kenneth John, Lance Corporal 4192589. Died 23/07/1944 aged 26. Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Bn. Bayeux Memorial. Son of George and Ruth C Price, of Pontnewynydd; husband of Doris Irene Price, of St. Helens, Lancashire.
  • Silcox, Layton Albert, Corporal 3911294. Died 16/12/1943 aged 27. Monmouthshire Regiment 3rd Bn. Newport (St. Woolos) Cemetery. Husband of Lillia Gladys Silcox, of Newport.
  • Weeks, William Derek, Private 14623573. Died 16/07/1944 aged 19. Monmouthshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Brouay War Cemetery. Son of William Herbert and Elizabeth Anne Weeks, of Abersychan.

 

 

Pontypool - RAF

  • Aspden, James Henry, Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 531185. Died 18/04/1943 aged 29. RAF. Buried Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery. Son of James and Violet Aspden; husband of Norah Rosamond Aspden of Shefford, Bedfordshire.
  • Badman, Brynley Francis, Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 976192. Died 11/04/1941. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Varteg (Wesley) Methodist Chapelyard.
  • Barber, Kenneth Charles, Leading Aircraftman 701778. Died 03/10/1944 aged 26. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Ambon War Cemetery. Son of Charles Henry and Florence May Barber.
  • Brace, Aubrey Ronald, Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) 964963. Died 22/10/1943 aged 29. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Hanover War Cemetery. Son of Alfred and Minnie Brace.
  • Bradley, George Richard, Flying Officer (Flight Engineer) 53275. Died 29/08/1944. RAF. Awarded Distinguished Flying Medal. Buried Norre Vorupor Cemetery.
  • Brindley, Neville Francis, Corporal 576778. Died 17/04/1944 aged 20. RAF. Buried Delhi War Cemetery. Son of Marcus and Edith Brindley of New Inn.
  • Burroughs, F A J. Probably: Francis Augustine, Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 534866. Died 01/05/1944 aged 28. RAF. Buried Fareham Cemetery. Son of Francis Reginald and Annie Burroughs; husband of Vera Dorothy Burroughs of Fareham.
  • Burton, Harold William, Sergeant 1186818. Died 05/05/1943 aged 31. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of William and Maria Lucy Burton; husband of EM Burton of Aston, Birmingham.
  • Chiles, Kenneth, Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1834661. Died 14/08/1944. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery.
  • Cleaver, Richard Bath, Squadron Leader 40889. Died 19/06/1944 aged 25. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of William Bath Cleaver and Gladys Emma Cleaver.
  • Cruise, Arthur, Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 746758. Died 22/12/1940 aged 20. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Luton General Cemetery. Son of James Michel and Charlot Cruise of Luton.
  • Crowley, Michael John, Sergeant 1036177. Died 09/01/1943 aged 30. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Jeremiah and Johanna Crowley.
  • Dawe, Mark Seymour, Sergeant 951301. Died 12/09/1941 aged 21. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Mark and Ada Dawe.
  • Dew, Thomas Albert, Sergeant (Navigator) 658578. Died 30/03/1943 aged 22. RAF. Buried Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery. Son of William John and Mary Gwendoline Dew.
  • Evans, Frederick Joseph John, Sergeant 561705. Died 14/05/1940 aged 29. RAF. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Frederick and Annie Evans of Griffithstown.
  • Evans, H D. Probably: Herbert Denis, Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1653812. Died 22/09/1943 aged 19. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Becklingen War Cemetery. Son of Herbert and Elsie Evans of Trevethin.
  • Fairclough, Ronald, Pilot Officer (Flight Engineer) 191841. Died 15/03/1945. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Grandson of Mary Ann Mundy of Panteg.
  • Gabe, Thomas Albert, Flying Officer 65556. Died 11/07/1942. RAF Volunteer Reserve.  Buried Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.
  • Green, Walter Stuart, Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1339001. Died 22/01/1944 aged 21. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Son of William George and Sarah Ann Green.
  • Harmston, Robert George Meadows, Pilot Officer (Pilot) 41845. Died 24/04/1940 aged 19. RAF. Buried Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Edgar James Harmston.
  • Harris, Harold, Warrant Officer (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1314386. Died 13/04/1945 aged 24. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Varteg (Wesley) Methodist Chapelyard. Son of Frederick and Gertrude Harris; husband of Dorothy Harris of Talywain.
  • Howells, Ronald, Warrant Officer (Air Gunner) 1266769. Died 24/03/1944 aged 35. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. Son of Daniel and Mabel Jane Howells; husband of Mabel Howells.
  • James, Edwin Ralph, Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1252091. Died 20/10/1941 aged 27. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Becklingen War Cemetery. Son of Morgan and Ellen James of Crumlin.
  • James, Mervyn, Leading Aircraftman 1067669. Died 25/07/1944 aged 32. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Ambon War Cemetery. Son of John Henry and Matilda Jane James; husband of Vera Bronwen May James.
  • James, S D. Leading Aircraftman.
  • Jenkins, Ivor Charles, Flying Officer (Navigator) 165091. Died 25/04/1945 aged 22. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Becklingen War Cemetery. Son of Ernest William and Amy Elizabeth Jenkins of Griffithstown.
  • Johnson, Charles Alfred, Flying Officer 135112. Died 25/06/1943 aged 27. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Captain Richard Edgar (Merchant Navy) and Ethel Johnson, of Pendennis, Osborne Road, Pontypool. Worked for Swansea police before enlisting. Also commemorated on war memorial at Swansea Central police station.
  • Jones, Denzil. Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 1412783. Died 03/03/1944 aged 20. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 640 Sqdn. Buried Llanfrechfa (All Saints) Churchyard. Son of Sidney Henry and Edith Jones, of Springfield, Croesyceiliog.
  • Jones, D W. Possibly: David Walter, Leading Aircraftman 1299744. Died 07/04/1944. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Penygarn Baptist Burial Ground.
  • Jones, Lawrence George, Pilot Officer 170923. Died 29/01/1944. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial.
  • Jones, Oliver Henry, Leading Aircraftman 961740. Died 23/12/1941. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Singapore Memorial.
  • Jones, Philip Frederick, Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1337681. Died 17/09/1943 aged 20. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Son of Frederick and Annie Jones of Abersychan.
  • Jones, William Howard, Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 927963. Died 22/08/1941 aged 27. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Suez War Memorial Cemetery. Son of Ivor and Anna Jones.
  • Lewis, James Edgar, Flying Officer 129357. Died 25/06/1943. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs JE Lewis of Griffithstown.
  • Mahoney, Diarmudd McCarthy, Aircraftman 1st Class 1186290. Died 04/06/1943 aged 29. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Ambon War Cemetery. Son of Daniel and Margaret Mahoney.
  • Meek, Reginald Thorley, Pilot Officer 118080. Died 26/07/1942 aged 24. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of FG and Mary Meek.
  • Morgan, David Henry Islwyn, Pilot Officer 189705. Died 06/05/1945 aged 30. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Naples War Cemetery. Son of William Henry and Prudence Olivia Morgan; husband of Elizabeth Morgan of Nottingham. B.A., L.R.A.M.
  • Morgan, Peter, Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 1832989. Died 05/01/1945 aged 21. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Hanover War Cemetery. Son of Thomas John and Ethel Morgan of Gwehelog.
  • Morgan, William Thomas, Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1413306. Died 22/01/1944. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.
  • Mullett, Peter Derek, Flying Officer 153056. Died 15/11/1944 aged 21. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of George and Effie Mullett; husband of Doreen Mary Mullett of St. Peter's, Jersey.
  • Powell, Emlyn Fred, Sergeant (Wireless Operator) 550458. Died 17/06/1941 aged 23. RAF. Buried Croxden (St. Giles) Churchyard. Son of Louis and Mary Powell; husband of Barbara Elizabeth Powell of Cheadle.
  • Powell, Maurice Arthur, Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 947660. Died 21/02/1944 aged 23. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Kirkee War Cemetery. Son of Maurice Walker C. Powell and Winifred E Powell.
  • Prosser, F, Aircraftman 1st Class (Air Gunner) 622364. Died 21/03/1940 aged 21. RAF. Buried Garndiffaith (St. John's) Burial Ground. Son of Alfred and Ellen Prosser of Pontnewynydd.
  • Savery, Clifford, Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber) 1652979. Died 18/11/1944. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery.
  • Sharples, Emrys Frederick, Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1357039. Died 20/12/1942 aged 27. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery. Son of James Percival and Sarah Jane Sharples; husband of Gwendoline Maud Sharples of Chelmsford.
  • Smith, Frederick Percival John, Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1899710. Died 04/11/1944 aged 27. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Rheinberg War Cemetery. Son of Frederick and Gertrude Smith of Wainfelin.
  • Taylor, Malcom Ernest, Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1818668. Died 07/02/1945 aged 19. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Son of Ernest Malcolm and Gladys Irene Taylor of Talywain.
  • Thomas, A E. Sergeant.
  • Thomas, A. Sergeant.
  • Thomas, John, Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1313122. Died 28/08/1943 aged 20. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Rheinberg War Cemetery. Son of Roland and Beatrice Irene Thomas of Griffithstown.
  • Trevarton, Kenneth, Aircraftman 2nd Class 1279351. Died 19/06/1941 aged 19. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of Frederick John and Dora Eileen Matthews of Wainfelin.
  • Vodden, John Thomas, Sergeant 1339114. Died 04/07/1943 aged 21. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Thomas John and Emma Vodden of Griffithstown.
  • Waite, Ernest Claude, Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1279016. Died 22/06/1943 aged 21. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard. Son of William George and Isobel Waite of Abersychan.
  • Waters, Roland Henry, Leading Aircraftman 645635. Died 06/03/1941 aged 22. RAF. Buried Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Son of Henry and Mary Waters.
  • Watkins, Cyril Harry, Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1837061. Died 14/03/1945 aged 22. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. Son of Henry George and Theresa Watkins of Griffithstown.
  • Wells, Jack Douglas, Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1836598. Died 17/08/1944 aged 29. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery. Son of John Douglas and Rose Wells; husband of Linda Wells of Penygarn.
  • Williams, Clifford, Aircraftman 1st Class 1299435. Died 07/07/1944. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of Bertie and Caroline May Williams of Pontymoile.
  • Williams, David Leslie Charles, Corporal 1168810. Died 25/03/1945. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.
  • Williams, Hadyn George, Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 1312589. Died 20/02/1944 aged 22. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Buried Harderwijk General Cemetery. Son of Danial and Madge Irene Williams of Garndiffaith; husband of Evelyn Williams of Varteg.
  • Williams, J. Flight Sergeant.
  • Yelland, Cyril William, Sergeant 1578189. Died 17/04/1943 aged 23. RAF Volunteer Reserve. Runnymede Memorial. Son of Herbert and Ruth Yelland of Pentwyn.
 

 

Pontypool - Merchant Navy

  • Anderson, Kenneth Wyndham, Sailor. Died 05/03/1943 aged 27. Merchant Navy - SS Empire Tower (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Daniel and Emma Anderson; husband of Megan Anderson, of Pontypool.
  • Bell, PW, Able Seaman.
  • Cridland, Francis Roger, Deck Boy. Died 30/10/1942 aged 16. Merchant Navy - MV Brittany (Liverpool). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Francis Herbert and Alice Mary Cridland, of Portishead, Somerset.
  • Gabe, Howell Emanuel, Ordinary Seaman. Died 24/10/1940 aged 26. Merchant Navy - SS Matina (Liverpool). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Thomas Rees Gabe and Bessie Ruth Gabe, of Pontypool.
  • Haynes, William Rhys, Ordinary Seaman. Died 05/03/1943 aged 20. Merchant Navy - SS Empire Tower (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Sidney Benjimen and Phillys May Haynes, of Griffithstown.
  • Hunt, Gordon Thomas, Cabin Boy. Died 13/06/1941 aged 15. Merchant Navy - SS Susan Maersk (Belfast). Tower Hill Memorial. Born in Cwmffrwdoer, near Pontypool. Son of Edith Hunt. His ship was torpedoed and sunk near the Azores.
  • Johnson, Richard Edgar, Master. Died 04/04/1941 aged 59. Merchant Navy - SS Welcombe (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Husband of Mrs Ethel Johnson, of Pendennis, Osborne Road, Pontypool. Their son Charles was killed in 1943 while serving with the RAF.
  • Jones, Emlyn, Fireman and Trimmer. Died 01/05/1945 aged 38. Merchant Navy - SS Pandorian (Liverpool). Trevethin (St. Cadoc) Churchyard. Son of William Jones and of Rose Jones of Pontnewynydd.
  • Jones, Herbert Stanley Hyde, Able Seaman. Died 22/02/1945 aged 25. Merchant Navy - SS Volturno (London). Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery. Son of Alfred and Madeline Jane Jones, of Pontypool.
  • May, Walter, Able Seaman. Died 06/05/1942 aged 19. Merchant Navy - SS Empire Buffalo (London). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Thomas and Elsie May, of Pontymoile, Pontypool.
  • McTavish, Andrew, Fireman and Trimmer. Died 23/11/1942 aged 55. Merchant Navy - SS Goolistan (Neweastle-on-Tyne). Tower Hill Memorial.
  • Williams, Francis Henry, Assistant Steward. Died 24/02/1945 aged 17. Merchant Navy - Cable Ship Alert (United Kingdom). Tower Hill Memorial. Son of Walter G and Elisa S Williams, of Dartmouth, Devon.
  • Williams, GO, Second Radio Officer
  • Wood, Allen James, Second Radio Officer. Died 14/01/1942 aged 27. Merchant Navy - SS Caledonian Monarch (Glasgow). Tower Hill Memorial.
 

 

Pontypool - Korean War

  • Bayton-Evans, Herbert, Captain 288423. Died 23/06/1951 aged 28. Corps of Royal Engineers. Awarded Military Cross. Buried UN Memorial Cemetery, Pusan, Korea.
  • Leonard, Cornelius Glyn, Fusilier 1609936. Died during the Battle of Kowang-San, between 3rd and 12th October 1951. Commemorated on the UN Wall of Remembrance, Pusan, Korea.
 

 

Pontypool - Not named on memorial

  • Taylor, Charles, Private 4080579. Died 16/07/1944 aged 27. The King's Regiment (Liverpool) 2nd Bn. Arezzo War Cemetery. Son of Charles and Edith Taylor, of Pontypool.
  • Hewes, George Hunt, Lance Corporal 5102228. Died 18/04/1946 aged 39. Corps of Military Police. Kirkee War Cemetery. Son of James and Amelia Hewes; husband of Dorothy M Hewes, of Pontypool.
  • Cort, Alfred Raymond, Private 4914228. Died 19/09/1944 aged 24. The Parachute Regiment, AAC 1st Bn. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs A Cort; husband of Isabel Margaret Cort, of Pontypool.
  • Salford, Bertram Howard, Lance Corporal 4922609. Died 25/09/1944 aged 28. South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd (Airborne) Bn. Groesbeek Memorial. Son of Mr and Mrs G Salford, of Lichfield, Staffordshire; husband of EM Salford, of Pontypool.
  • Tidy, Douglas Robert, Private 6345334. Died 23/04/1943 aged 21. Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 6th Bn. Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery. Son of Williams Henry and Bertha Violet Tidy; husband of Teresa Eileen Tidy, of Pontypool.
  • Bristow, Ernest Albert, Private 6144406. Died 22/05/1940 aged 21. East Surrey Regiment 1st Bn. Schorisse Communal Cemetery. Son of Frederic and Maud Bristow, of Penygarn, Pontypool.
  • Johnson, Alfred Edward, Private 4917762. Died 23/09/1944 aged 25. South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd (Airborne) Bn. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery. Son of Mr and Mrs Charles Johnson; husband of DR Johnson, of Abersychan.