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TALBOT. BERTRAM, K - 2 Victoria Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters

TALBOT. FRED - Private - 44243 - Royal Air Force - 61 Queen Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TALBOT. GEORGE HARRY - Able Seaman - J36599 - HMS “Dido” - Royal Navy - 61 Queen Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TALBOT. MOSES - Corporal - 62198 - 217th (Cyclists), Welsh Regiment - 56 Newall Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TALBOT. VERNON GRAHAM (POW) - Signalman - 2331838 - Royal Corps of Signals attached to the 77th Indian Infantry Brigade Signal Section Indian Signal Corps - son of Moses and Elsie Talbot, husband of Gwenlyn Mary Talbot of Seaford, Sussex, - died as a prisoner of war, 04th September 1943 - age 25 - buried at Rangoon War Cemetery, Myanmar - memorial reference - Special Memorial Joint Grave 9 D 4 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Ebenezer Baptist Chapel Memorial, Park Place, Abertillery - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial, St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery, - article in the South Wales Gazette dated 31st August 1945.

TAMLYN. GEORGE HARVEY - Private - 1819 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born Appledore, Devonshire and husband to Annie Tamlyn of 76 Gladstone Street, Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - wounded and pictured in the South Wales Gazette dated 23rd July 1915 - honoured in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’

TANNER. WILLIAM THOMAS BRUCE - Private - 11079 - 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment  - son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Tanner of 17 Victoria Street, Blaenau Gwent, Abertillery, - died 4th November 1914 - age 18 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 33 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

TANSWELL. ERNEST - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

TANSWELL. WILLIAM J - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

TARLING. THOMAS JOHN - Private - 2062 - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Ebbw Vale, - son of Charles and Annie Tarling of 9 Hafodycoed, Llanhilleth, one of 13 children - died 29th December 1914 - age 18 - buried at Calvaire (Essex) Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium - memorial reference - I B 10 - commemorated in the Battalion War Memorial Chapel, St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth - obituary in the Free Press of Monmouthshire, County Archives, Gwent County Record Office, Turnpike Road, Croesycoeliog, Cwmbran copy dated 5th March 1915 including photograph.

TARRANT. REGINALD - Private - 3915773 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Monmouthshire, son of William Henry and Janet Tarrant of Abertillery, - died 17th August 1944 at La Roche - age 34 - buried at Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France - memorial reference - XV C 17 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Memorial, Chapel Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the Roll of Honour List published in 'The History of The South Wales Borderers and Monmouthshire Regiments 1937-1952 Volume IV' - commemorated in the publication ‘Roll of Honour Land Forces WW2’

TARRANT. SAMUEL JAMES - Chief Motor Mechanic - No 2 ARD, Royal Air Force - 21 King Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters

TAYLOR. BERNARD, B - Royal Air Force - served 1939-1945 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial, St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery.

TAYLOR. BERTIE - Private - 3118 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born Gillingham, Somerset, enlisted at Abergavenny, resident of Abertillery, son of J. T. and H. Taylor of 21 Bishop Street, Abertillery, - died 30th August 1915 - buried at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - K 19 - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 10 September 1915.

TAYLOR. CHARLES - Private - 48193 - 130th (St. John) Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps - 5 Court Terrace, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. CHARLES H - 2 Zion Cottages, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TAYLOR. ERNEST - Driver - W/461 - D Battery 119 Brigade Royal Field Artillery - died 2nd April 1918 - buried at Potijze Chateaux Grounds Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - I E 4 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

TAYLOR. FOSTER,  H - 3 New Houses, Mitre Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters - honoured on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

TAYLOR FRANCIS, (DSM) - Private 33262 - South Wales Borderers,- served 1914 - 1918.

TAYLOR. FRANK - Private - 25539 - 8th South Wales Borderers - 39 Queen Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. FREDERICK GEORGE - Private - 53864 - 9th Battalion Welsh Regiment formerly Private 3189 of the 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - husband of Leslie Margaret Webber (formerly Taylor) of 12 Woodfield Terrace, Blackwood, - died of wounds 10th March 1919 - age 25 - buried at Christchurch Churchyard, Pendarren Road, Aberbeeg - memorial reference - B 24 - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth, - military funeral report South Wales Gazette dated 21st March 1919.

TAYLOR. GEORGE - Private - 6699 - Royal Field Artillery - 23 Griffin Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. HAROLD - Private - 202558 - Welsh Regiment - born Clutton, Somerset and enlisted Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - died 25 September 1918 - commemorated at Kamara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, - grave reference E 27.

TAYLOR. HAROLD, JOHN - Leading Stoker - D/K. 59940 - Royal Navy - 24 Evelyn Street, Abertillery, - 1930 absent voters.

TAYLOR. IVOR. L - 15 Tillery Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TAYLOR. JAMES ROBERT - Private - 9th Welsh Regiment - 60 Queen Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. JESSE - Private - 265939 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 97 Brynithel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. JOHN - Rifleman - 226184 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - 75 New Woodland Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. JOHN THOMAS - Leading Stoker - 308593 (DEV) - HMS “Vivid” - vessel lost in the North Atlantic - died 26th March 1916 - age 30 - buried at Caister Cemetery, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk - memorial reference, - B 137 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

TAYLOR. JOSEPH - Private - 57606 - 2nd Battalion, B Company, Welsh Regiment - born Abertillery - son of Mr. And Mrs. J Taylor of 146 High Street, Abertridwr, Cardiff - died 23rd October 1918 - age 22 - buried Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, Nord, France - grave reference V A 8.

TAYLOR. MARY, A - 18 Brookside Row, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TAYLOR. OLIVER - Private - 515677 - 68th Labour Company - 16 Woodland Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. PHILIP BERNARD - Sergeant/Observer - 581362 - 107 Squadron Royal Air Force - son of Philip Edmund and Lilian Taylor of “Kincora”, Commercial Road, Llanhilleth, - died 11th August 1940 - commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Cooper's Hill, Englefield Green, Surrey - memorial reference - Panel 20 - commemorated on the Battle of Britain Memorial at Westminster Abbey (South Wales Gazette dated 16 May 1947) - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

TAYLOR. ROBERT JAMES - Ordinary Seaman - 1709 - HMS “Princess Royal” - 15 Pantypwdn Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. RONALD - Private - 14513677 - South Wales Borderers - born in Monmouthshire, son of Albert Edward John and Beatrice Martha Taylor of Abertillery, - died 11th May 1943 at home - age 21 - buried at St. Paul’s Churchyard, East Bank, Cwmtillery, - memorial reference - Plot B4 Row 4A Grave 5 - commemorated in the publication ‘Roll of Honour Land Forces WW2’

TAYLOR. THOMAS - Private - 1829 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - son of Joseph John and Catherine Ann Taylor of Barry Dock, Glamorganshire - died 6th May 1915 - age 22 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 50 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’

TAYLOR. THOMAS, H - 6 Cyril Place, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TAYLOR. THOMAS, R - 31 Bishop Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters

TAYLOR. TONY - 3 Woodland Terrace, Aberbeeg, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 27th July 1945.

TAYLOR. WALTER - Private - 23522 - 10th South Wales Borderers - 53 Gray Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. WILLIAM - Private - 32168 - South Wales Borderers - 97 Brynithel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. WILLIAM CHARLES - Private - 32168 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - 55 Commercial Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

TAYLOR. WILLIAM HENRY - Ordinary Seaman 2nd Class - 364426 - HMS “Aurora”- 50 Glandwr Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TELLING. THOMAS - Driver - 741022 - Royal Field Artillery, - 109 Alma Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TERRETT. TOM - 17 Evelyn Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TETLOW. FREDERICK - Sergeant - 198706 - Royal Engineers - 34 Grosvenor Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THAY. MERVYN - 7 Fieldings Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

THAY. JOHN THOMAS - Private - 86789 - 3rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 7 Club Row, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THAYER. JOHN - Private - 58659 - 3rd South Wales Borderers, - 14 Woodside Terrace, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

THAYER. ROBERT - Private - 677 - Monmouthshire Regiment - 36 Railway Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

THAYER. VICTOR JAMES - Corporal - 24929 - South Wales Borderers - 33 High Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

THAYER. WILLIAM JAMES - Private - 51260 - Royal Army Medical Corps - 22 Pleasant View, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. A - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery

THOMAS. ALLAN - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

THOMAS. ALBERT - Private - 58739 - South Wales Borderers - “Strathaven”, Alexandra Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. ALBERT HOWARD - Private - 58739 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - 86 Glandwr Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. ALDWYN, V - 93 Bourneville Road, - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

THOMAS. ARTHUR - Private - 88882 - Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 18 Granville Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. ARTHUR - Private - 77526 - Tank Corps - 48 Partridge Road, Llanhilleth, - one of four sons of Mr. and Mrs William Thomas all pictured South Wales Argus dated 05th December 1915.

THOMAS. ARTHUR FRANCIS - Sergeant - 48465 - Royal Army Medical Corps - 53 Vivian Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. CHARLES - Sergeant - 21776 - Welsh Regiment - 26 Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. CHARLES, H - 9 Cwm Cottage Road, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

THOMAS. CHARLES HENRY - Ordinary Seaman - Z 1967 - HMS “Exmouth” - 85 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. CLIFFORD - Private - 176390 - Royal Air Force - 4 Bridge Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. DAPHNE - served 1939-1945 - honoured on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.
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THOMAS. DAVID - Private - 1470 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born Cwmburla, Swansea, - resident of Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - son of Mr and Mrs John Thomas of 27 Market Street, Tredegar, Monmouthshire, - died 29th December 1915 - buried at Ferme-Olivier Cemetery, Elverdinghe, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Plot 2 Row E Grave 2 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Bedwellty Park, Tredegar - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’

THOMAS. DAVID - Private - 88879 - 3rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers - Upper Argoed, St. Illtyd’s, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. E - Lieutenant - Cheshire Regiment - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

THOMAS. ERIC ROWLAND - Second Lieutenant - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born 1st July 1894, son of Alderman William Thomas of Gold Tops House, Aberbeeg, employed as a bank clerk in Gloucester, Gloucestershire - died 13th June 1917 at Messines - age 23 - buried at Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - II D 31 - commemorated on the Monmouth School Memorial, Monmouth - commemorated on the Old Monmothian School Boys Memorial List, Territorial Army Centre Museum, Castle Grounds, Monmouth - commemorated on a private headstone at Pontrhydrun Baptist Chapelyard, Chapel Lane, Croesycoeliog, Cwmbran - commemorated in the publication ‘Officers Who Died In The Great War’ - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - commemorated in the Monmothian Magazine, Monmouth School Archives, Monmouth School, Monmouth - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial.

THOMAS. EVAN JOHN - Private - 21116 - 10th South Wales Borderers - 48 New Woodland Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. F D - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery

THOMAS. GEOFFREY LEWIS - Cadet - Merchant Navy - SS. “Fort Athabaska” - son of Lorenzo Frederick and Gertrude Thomas of Abertillery, - vessel lost at Bari, Italy - died 2nd December 1943 - age 17 - commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London - memorial reference - panel 50 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the Memorial List, Reference Library, John Frost Square, Newport - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial, - commemorated commemorated at St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the Book of Remembrance, Mission to Seamen Chapel, Alexandra Docks, Newport.

THOMAS. GEORGE - Virmont Villa, Brynithel, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. GWYN, S - Royal Navy - “Fernleigh”, Oak Street, Abertillery, - elder brother of Geoffrey Lewis Thomas - named in the South Wales Gazette dated 21st January 1944.

THOMAS. H - Private - 7751 - 3rd Volunteer Battalion 2nd Volunteer Active Service Company (H Company) - served 1899-1902 - resident of Abertillery - honoured in the publication ‘A Call To Arms’

THOMAS. H, S - Private - 2001 - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - later 77246 Royal Tank Corps - treated for shrapnel wounds 24.11.1917 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

THOMAS. HARRY - Private - 27750 - Coldstream Guards - 9 Upper Arael Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. HERBERT GEORGE - Private - 37275 - 408 Canteen Ex F - 34 Church Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. HERBERT HENRY - Stoker - D/K 6234 - Royal Navy - 17 Glandwr Street, Abertillery, listed on the 1930 absent voters.

THOMAS. IVOR - Private - 36276 - Somerset Light Infantry - Albion House, Brynithel, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. JAMES - 61 Partridge Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. JOHN CHARLES - Stoker First Class - K/11228 - HMS “Indefatigable”- born in Abertillery, son of Herbert Henry and Edna Thomas of Brynteg House, Station Road, Llansamlet, Glamorganshire - vessel lost in the North Sea - died 31st May 1916 - age 25 - commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth Hoe, Plymouth, Devon - memorial reference - Panel 16 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - obituary in the Free Press of Monmouthshire, County Archives, Gwent County Record Office, Turnpike Road, Croesycoeliog, Cwmbran copy dated 9th June 1916 including photograph - pictured South Wales Gazette 04 August 1916.

THOMAS. JOHN HENRY - Private - 309745 - 733 Labour Corps - 25 Pantypwdn Road, Abertillery, - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

THOMAS. JOHN MARSHALL - Rating - HMS “Vivid” - “Ash Vale”, Coronation Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters

THOMAS. JOSEPH - Private - 265251 - Royal Air Force - Bottom of Incline, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. LEWIS. (MM) - Lance Corporal - 2657 - Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) - son of Jane Lewis, 2 Lydia Ann’s Terrace, Aberbeeg, - died 1st April 1918 - buried Namps-Au-Val British Cemetery, Somme, France, -  reference - 1.K.3.

THOMAS. LLEWELLYN - Private - 30740 - Welsh Regiment - treated for Shell shock and concussion 10th July 1916 - age 25.

THOMAS. LLEWELLYN - Pioneer - 335139 - Royal Engineers - 19 Evelyn Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. MANSEL REES - 41 Alma Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. MATTHEW HENRY - Private - 88830 - 13th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers - son of Elizabeth Thomas of 10 Harris Terrace, Penrhiwceiber, Glamorganshire  - died 29th October 1918 - age 19 - buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - LXXI E 19 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Nantyglo and Blaina Central Memorial, Surgery Road, Blaina - commemorated on the St. Peter’s Church Memorial, Ebenezer Chapel, Chapel Road, West Side, Blaina.

THOMAS. MORGAN JOHN - Private - PLY/6125 - Royal Marine Light Infantry - SS “Diana” - 14 Hafodarthan Road, Llanhilleth, - died 09 April 1915 - commemorated Plymouth (Ford Park) Cemetery, Plymouth, Devon, - grave reference - Church S 5 1 - listed South Wales Gazette dated 07th May 1915.

THOMAS. OLIVER - Private - 77525 - Tank Corps - 48 Partridge Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. PAUL JAMES STANLEY - Private - 739934 - 58th Machine Gun Corps - 55 Castle Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. RAYMOND - Private - 4079214 - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Monmouthshire, son of Mr. and Mrs. Evan Thomas, husband of Iris Thomas of Sandway, Kent - died 7th August 1944 at Amaye-sur-Orne - age 23 - buried at Brouay War Cemetery, Calvados, France - memorial reference - I D 3 - commemorated in the Roll of Honour List published in 'The History of The South Wales Borderers and Monmouthshire Regiments 1937-1952 Volume III' - commemorated in the publication ‘Roll of Honour Land Forces WW2’ - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment Memorial, St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin.

THOMAS. REGINALD, W - Lieutenant - South Wales Borderers - “Gold Tops”, Aberbeeg - wounded and transferred to Quarry Brook Hospital, Maghull, Liverpool - Silver Badge Number 240851 - listed South Wales Gazette dated 09th June 1916.

THOMAS. RICHARD - 8 Bridge Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. ROLAND - Private - 72542 - 3rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 136 Arael Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. SAMUEL - Private - 15557 - 7th South Wales Borderers - Police Station, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. SAMUEL - Private - 2490 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Hentland, Herefordshire, enlisted at Abergavenny - died 9th December 1915 - buried at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - I L 10 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’

THOMAS. SAMUEL ISIAH - Sapper - 278285 - 489 Field Company Royal Engineers - son of Sarah Alice Thomas of 12 Rock Mount Road. Winkobank, Sheffield, Yorkshire, - died 3rd April 1918 - age 44 - buried at St. Mary’s Burial Ground, Worsborough, Yorkshire - memorial reference, - Res. Ground 4 47 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

THOMAS. THOMAS - Z822 - Royal Navy - 9 New Hight Street, Six Bells, - born 21st April 1889.

THOMAS. THOMAS - Private - 444546 - Royal Garrison Artillery - 18 Partridge Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. THOMAS - Private - 17950 - 1st Royal Welsh Fusiliers - born in Neath, Glamorganshire, son of John and Jane Thomas of 40 Marlbrough Road, Six Bells, Abertillery, - formerly worked at Bon Marche, - died 5th October 1915 of consumption at home - age 25 - buried at Aberbeeg Cemetery, Abertillery Road, Brynithel, Abertillery, - memorial reference, - A I 695 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 29 October 1915 & 04 May 1917.

THOMAS. WALTER JOHN - Private - 3rd Monmouthshire Regiment - son of Mr & Mrs Charlie Thomas of 85 Richmond Road, Six Bells - previously worked at the Arael Griffin Colliery - buried at the New Cemetery, Brynithel - military funeral report the South Wales Gazette dated 29 January 1926.

THOMAS. WILLIAM - Private - 1806 - 1st Royal Warwickshire Regiment - born Llanhilleth - died 26th April 1915 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - reference Panel 8 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, - Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

THOMAS. WILLIAM - Private - 7234 - South Wales Borderers - born Usk, Monmouthshire and enlisted Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - son of the late George and Hannah Thomas - died 09 May 1915 - age 33 - commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, - memorial reference - panel 14 and 15.

THOMAS. WILLIAM - Private - 30474 - South Wales Borderers - 47 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. WILLIAM - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

THOMAS. WILLIAM ARTHUR - Private - 299990 - 717 Labour Company - 44 Gray Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. WILLIAM GEORGE - Private - 69906 - Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 6 Wooden Houses, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. WILLIAM HENRY - Sapper - 313072 - 5/WB Section, Royal Engineers - 15 Preston Street, Abertillery -  1918 absent voters.

THOMAS. WILLIAM JOHN - Driver - 496047 - Royal Engineers - 30 Railway Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMPSON. JAMES aka RAPHAEL JAMES - Private - R4/108706 - Army Service Corps - born Glasgow and resident of Abertillery, - died at home 01st August 1918 - buried Market Harborough Cemetery - grave reference - UO 4 “C”.

THOMPSON. WILLIAM JAMES - Private - 88895 - Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 106 Arael Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

THOMSON. ALEXANDER FREDERICK - Private - 20079 - 53rd Army Catering Corps - 10 Carlyle Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THORNE. FRANK - Private - 498437 - 570th Agricultural Company - Market Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

THORNE. SAMUEL - Private - M/321691 - (MT) ASC - Lamb Inn, High Street, Abertillery, - formerley employed by Ralphs of Abertillery, - 1917 South Wales Gazette.

THURLING. ALFRED GEORGE (MM) - Sergeant C/M T975 (MT) Army Service Corps - 11 Chapel Street, Abertillery, - citation in the London Gazette dated 16th November 1917, issue 30389, page 11973 - 1918 absent voters. - honoured on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

THYER. A - served 1914-1918 - honoured on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery

THYER. RONALD - served 1939-1945 - honoured on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

TIBBS. JOHN - Royal Navy - HMS “Suffolk” - 11 Hill Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TIDEY. ARTHUR HENRY - Corporal - 3909493 - 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in Monmouthshire, son of George R.and Ruth J.Tidey of Six Bells, Abertillery, - died 29th August 1944 - age 24 - buried at St, Desir War Cemetery, Calvados, France - memorial reference - III D 7 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the publication ‘Roll of Honour Land Forces WW2’

TILLING. ALFRED - Private - 12472 - 4th Battalion South Wales Borderers - born Coleford, Gloucestershire, - husband to Sarah Tilling of 1 Club Row, Cwmtillery, Monmouthshire, - died 17th October 1915 - buried at Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta - memorial reference - A XVI I - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

TILLING. CLIFFORD J - Fusilier - 10 Gelli Crug Road, Abertillery, - former pupil of Abertillery Technical School - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 23rd March 1945.

TILLINGS. MAURICE - 20 Club Row, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TILNEY. HAROLD - Private - 384679 - (Mechanical Transport) - Army Service Corps - Carlyle House, Carlyle Street, Abertillery - 1918 absent voters.

TINGLE. ALBERT S - 15 Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TINGLE. IVOR - 41 Oak Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TINGLE. RONALD W - 44 Carlyle Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TINTON. ALBERT - Private - 38250 - 2nd Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 34 Castle Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TIPPINGS. WILLIAM THOMAS - Corporal - 3903233 - South Wales Borderers - 10 Club Row, Cwmtillery, - 1930 absent voters - 56 Penybont Road, Cwmtillery, - 1938 absent voters.
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TODD. CHARLES - Royal Naval Air Station - 4 Troy Place, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

TOGHILL. F - Royal Air Force - served 1939-1945 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery

TOGHILL. FRANK - Gunner - 1117290 - 14 Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Artillery - 57 Oak Street, Abertillery, - son of Walter and Ada Toghill, husband of Elizabeth Toghill of Kilburn, Middlesex - died 29th April 1943 - age 23 - buried at Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia - memorial reference - Coll. Grave II A 9-10 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

TOMBS. HENRY ARTHUR - Private - 7964 - 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers - husband to Sarah Tombs (nee Cecil) - Police Constable 1911 census - died 19th September 1914 - buried at Villers-en-Prayeres Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France - memorial reference - A I - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

TOMSETT. SIDNEY - 25 Castle Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

TOOMBS. WILLIAM SELBY - Private - 22422 - 7th Gloucestershire Regiment - 1 Woodland Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TOOMER. ALBERT - Private - 69468 - Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 18 Windsor Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

TOOMER. HARBARD - Private - 69468 - 5th TRB, Royal Field Artillery, - Old Blaina Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TOSSELL. WILLIAM - Rifleman - 227884 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - 1 Hafodvan Terrace, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

TOTTLE. DAVID - Private - 60038 - 1st Rifle Brigade - Monmouthshire Regiment - 52 Railway Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

TOVEY. ARTHUR - Private - 60277 - 1st RB Monmouthshire Regiment - 38 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

TOVEY. CHARLES ALFRED - Corporal - 1761 - 3rd Monmouthshire Regiment - discharged 19th October 1915.

TOVEY. ERIC FRANK - Pioneer - 376692 - Signal Service, Royal Engineers, - 2 Park Villas, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TOVEY. GUSTUS - Private - 12439 - 4th Battalion South Wales Borderers - died 13th August 1915 - buried at Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey - memorial reference - I E 16 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

TOVEY. JACK - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

TOWNSEND. ARTHUR - Private - 67320 - Machine Gun Corps - 7 Norman Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TOWNSEND. ARTHUR SAMUEL - Sergeant - 26282 - 18th Welsh Regiment - 8 Winifred Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TOWNSEND. HECTOR - Private - 65134 - South Wales Borderers - 7 Norman Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TOWNSEND. WILLIAM - Lance Corporal - 12632 - 1st South Wales Borderers - 32 Central Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

TRAPP. JOHN - Sapper - 051407 - Royal Engineers - 16 Oxford Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TRAPP. W - Private - 7706 - 3rd Volunteer Battalion 2nd Volunteer Active Service Company (H Company) - served 1899-1902 - resident of Abertillery - honoured in the publication ‘A Call To Arms’

TRAPP. WILLIAM - 58 Duke Street, Abertillery, - military funeral report South Wales Gazette dated 31 August 1923.

TREHERNE. GEORGE WILLIAM - Sergeant - 1822 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - 99 Princess Street, Abertillery, - died 11th September 1915 at home of wounds received at Ypres - buried at St. Giles Churchyard, Goodrich, Herefordshire, - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. John’s Church Memorial, Griffin Road, Six Bells, Abertillery - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 29 October 1915.

TRIMM. WILLIAM - Private - 53867 - Welsh Regiment - 108 Arael Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

TROW. THOMAS JOHN - Private - 10265 - 6th Somerset Light Infantry - born Abertillery, Monmouthshire, December 1894, (Bedwelty 11a 75) - son of Thomas and Ann Trow of Ivor Villas, Whitethorne Street, Crumlin, Monmouthshire, and husband to Florence Trow of 17 Whitethorne Street, Crumlin, Monmouthshire, - died 02nd March 1916 - age 21 - buried Agny Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, - grave reference - C3.

TRUMP. ALBERT ESAU - Lance Corporal - 18485 - 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers - 3rd oldest son of Isaac and Emma Trump of 16 Brynawel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - previously worked at Llanhilleth Red Ash - died 10th November 1917 - commemorated at The Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, - memorial reference - panel 65 to 66.

TRUMP. CHARLES HENRY - Private - 58719 - 10th South Wales Borderers - 2nd oldest son of Isaac and Emma Trump of 16 Brynawel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - died 4th November 1918 - buried at Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France - memorial reference, - A 36.

TRUMP. EDWIN - Private - 16056 - 8th SWB - 13 Gelli Crug Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TRUMP. ISAAC WILLIAM - Corporal - 469484 - 547 Agricultural Corps - oldest son of Isaac and Emma Trump of 16 Brynawel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

TUCKER. CHARLES - Gunner - 276099 - Royal Garrison Artillery - 79 West Bank, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TUCKER. FRANCIS – O S - WZ 4730 - HMS “Vivid” - 11 Glandwr Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TUCKER. JAMES - Petty Officer - D/JX 126466 - HMS “Sultan” - died 14th February 1942 - commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth Hoe, Plymouth, Devon - memorial reference - Panel 63 Column 3 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial, St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Paul's Church Memorial, East Bank, Cwmtillery.

TUCKER. JOHN - Private - 6458 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - enlisted 1897.

TUCKER. SAM - Sergeant - 481381 - Labour Company - 33 East Side, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TUCKER. WALTER - Private - 20184 - 9th Devonshire Regiment - husband of Frances Urch (formerly Tucker), 79 West Bank, Cwmtillery, - died 26th October 1917 - age 40 - commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West - Vlaanderen, Belgium, - panel 38 to 40 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

TUDOR. HUBERT JAMES - Private - 29634 - 1st Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers - former bank clerk - son of Richard and Mary Tudor of Enfield, Oak Street, Abertillery, - educated at the Lewis Boys School, Pengam from 1908 to 1911 - died 3rd September 1916 at The Somme - age 20 - buried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France - memorial reference - V A 6 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Liberal Club Memorial (Abertillery Museum) - commemorated on the Lewis Boys School Memorial, Pengam High School, Pengam - commemorated on the Lewis Boys School Memorial List published in the publication ‘Lewis Boys School, Pengam’ held at Newport Reference Library - article and picture South Wales Gazette dated 29th September 1916.

TUNNADINE. BERTRAM REFFORD - Private - 218883 - RGA - 64 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

TUNNADINE. GRAHAM - Flight Lieutenant - 152482 - 53 Squadron RAF - son of Bertram Tunnadine of 4 Llwynon Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters - died 20 December 1950 whilst flying Hastings TG574 over North Africa - commemorated Benghazi Military Cemetery, Libya, - grave reference Plot 1, Row B, Grave 9 - Graham Tunnadine's last flight, South Wales Gazette dated 13 March 1953.

TURNER. CLARENCE - Lance Sergeant - 4074866 - Royal Corps of Signals - son of Thomas and Lillian Turner of Crumlin - died 17th April 1942 - age 31 - buried at Aberbeeg Cemetery, Abertillery Road, Brynithel, Abertillery - memorial reference - Block 1 Section A Grave 764.

TURNER. JOHN GEORGE - Private - 58638 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - 23 Clarence Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TURNER. SAMUEL - Sergeant Major - Royal Air Force - 21 King Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TURNER. T W - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

TURNER. THOMAS - Corporal - 25146 - 3rd Welsh Reg - 14 King Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TURNER. THOMAS HENRY (POW) - Sapper - 4078179 - Airborne Division, Royal Engineers - 1A Vivian Street, Abertillery, - educated at Bryngwyn School and formerly worked at Arael Griffin Colliery - keen footballer and boxer - captured at Arnhem having previously served in Gibraltar - pow number 117538 - Stalag X1-B Fallingbostel, Lower Saxony, Germany - report South Wales Gazette dated 03rd November 1944 - camp liberated 16 April 1945.

TURNER. WILFRED THOMAS - Sergeant - 1010 - 3rd Monmouthshire Regiment - 107 Bourneville Road, Abertillery, - eldest son of Thomas and Mary Jane Turner - brother to William James Turner who died the same day - died 11 May 1915 - commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, - Panel 50.

TURNER. WILLIAM JAMES - Lance Corporal - 1304 - 3rd Monmouthshire Regiment - 17 Victoria Street, Abertillery, - born in Brynmawr, - second son of Thomas and Mary Jane Turner and brother of William Thomas Turner - died 11th May 1915 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference, - Panel 50 - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - commemorated on the Brynmawr Central Memorial, Market Square, Brynmawr - commemorated on the St. Mary’s Church Memorial, Church Terrace, Brynmawr - commemorated on the Nantyglo and Blaina Central Memorial, Surgery Road, Blaina - commemorated on the St. Peter’s Church Memorial, Ebenezer Chapel, Chapel Road, West Side, Blaina, - listed in the South Wales Gazette dated 14th July 1916.

TURNER. WILLIAM JAMES - Private - 20896 - 2nd South Wales Borderers - born Blaina, Monmouthshire - resident of Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - died 03 December 1917 - commemorated Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Nord, France - reference Panel 5.

TWILTON. ARTHUR - Private - 33477 - 36th Labour Corps - 5 Railway Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

TWILTON. HARRY - Private - 265402 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 5 Railway Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

TWISSEL. EDWIN - 26 Glandwr Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1938 absent voters.

TYLER. JOHN JAMES - Private - 242141 - 28th Worcester Regiment - 23 Penybont Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

TYRRELL. JOHN W - 8 Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.
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UNDERWOOD. DOUGLAS C - 38 Roseheyworth Road, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

UNDERWOOD. LEONARD - 89 Gwern Berthi Road, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

URAM. BOLESLAW (Bruno) - Warrant Officer - 783221 - 301 Polish Bomber Squadron  - adopted son of Albert Henry and Blodwen Rees, 15 Blenheim Road, Six Bells, Abertillery, - died 29th December 1944 - age 24 - commemorated, Prague War Cemetery, Czech Republic, - grave reference, - collective grave, II B 1-7 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery as BOLESLAW. U

URCH. ALBERT - Private - 315904 - Monmouthshire Regiment - 21 Castle Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

URCH. ARCHIE - Private - 33049 - 4th South Wales Borderers - 22 Clarence Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

URCH. ARTHUR FRED - Private - 53869 - 9th Welsh Regiment - 22 Clarence Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

URCH. FRED - Flight Sergeant/Wireless Operator - 1382396 - 156 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - son of William James Urch and Mary Anne Urch, of Llanhilleth - died 24th June 1944 - age 28 - buried at Zuytpeene Churchyard, Nord, France - memorial reference - Row D Grave 1 - commemorated on the Crumlin Memorial, Mining School Hill, Crumlin.
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VAILE. JOSEPH - Company Seargeant Major - 15/1272 - 15th West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own) - formerly 7681 1st Grenadier Guards - born Gloucester and enlisted in Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - died of wounds 05 July 1916 - commemorated St Pol Community Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, - grave reference - A 24.

VAUGHAN. BERT - 3 Poplar Row, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

VAUGHAN. CYRIL - Private - 26508 - 3rd Battalion Welsh Regiment - son of Thomas Henry Samuel and Elizabeth Vaughan of Six Bells, - died 3rd November 1915 at Frencham Hill Hospital of wounds received at Loos - age 24 - buried at Nantyglo and Blaina Cemetery, Blaina - memorial reference - IV 1043 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on a private headstone at Nantyglo and Blaina Cemetery, Blaina - commemorated on the St. John’s Church Memorial, Griffin Road, Six Bells, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Argus dated 28th October 1915.

VAUGHAN. CYRIL - Cook - (O) C/MX 55998 - HMS “Picotee” - son of Benjamin and Anna Maria Vaughan of Aberbeeg - ship lost off Iceland - died 12th August 1941 - age 25 - commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent - memorial reference - 49 1 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

VAUGHAN. HERBERT SAMUEL - Lance Bombardier - 14387536 - Royal Artillery - son of Henry Samuel and Mary Cecilia Vaughan of 4 Pleasant View, Llanhilleth and husband to Nellie Cavell Vaughan of Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, - died 28 September 1944 - age 29 - commemorated Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands - grave reference - 7 A 6 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

VAUGHAN. HORACE - 103 Aberbeeg Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters.

VEAL. CHARLES - Private - 18234 - 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards - resident of Abertillery - wounded 15th December 1916 - age 33 - seriously wounded shrapnel wound to the head - silver war badge number 124467.

VENN. ARTHUR - Lance Corporal - 21112 - 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in Bristol, Gloucestershire, enlisted at Abertillery, resident of Llanhilleth, - died 7th September 1916 - buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - VIII C 130 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

VENN. CALEB R - 17 Newtown, Blaenau Gwent, - 1945 absent voters.

VENN. GEORGE THOMAS - Private - 33164 - 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers attached to 225th Company Royal Engineers - born in Nantyglo, enlisted at Abertillery, son of Mr.and Mrs. James M. Venn of 77 Princess Street, Abertillery, husband of Sarah Venn of 147 Gladstone Street, Abertillery, - died 31st July 1917 - age 29 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 22 and 57 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

VENN. HENRY R - 3 Coronation Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

VENN. WILLIAM GEORGE (MM) - Sergeant - 53715 - 9th Battalion Welsh Regiment - born in Abertillery, son of George and Sarah Venn, husband of Ethel May Venn of Glen View, 4 Cobden Place, Cross Keys, - died 6th February 1920 of wounds (gassed) - age 26 - buried at Risca Old Cemetery, Risca, - memorial reference - C 387 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on a private headstone at the Old Cemetery, Risca.

VERRIER. CLARENCE DOUGLAS RHYS - Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner - 1313490 - Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - son of Sidney and Anne Louise Verrier of “Hillcrest” Aberbeeg Road, Aberbeeg, husband of Elaine Mary Verrier of Llanhilleth, - died 26th August 1944  - buried at Christchurch Churchyard, Pendarren Road, Aberbeeg, - memorial reference - Section E Row 6 Grave 14 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth, - wedding article South Wales Gazette dated 21st January 1944 - funeral report South Wales Gazette dated 08th September 1944.

VERRIER. GEORGE H - 8 High Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 & 46 absent voters.

VERRIER. H - served 1939-1945 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

VERRINDER. KENNETH, G - 15 Glan Ebbw Terrace, Abertillery, - 1946 absent voters.

VERRY. DYLIS - 165 Gladstone Street, Abertillery - 1945 absent voters - honoured on the Tabernacle congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

VICKERY. GEORGE VICTOR - Private - 54247 - 9th Royal Welsh Fusiliers - formerly 1326 Monmouthshire Regiment - born Tidenham, Gloucester and enlisted Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - son of James and Margaret Vickery of Yew Tree Cottage, Woodcroft, Chepstow, - died 29 April 1918 - commemorated at Vlamertinghe New Miltary Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - grave reference XIII G 12

VINCENT. EDWARD, C - 17 Preston Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

VINES. ALBERT - Private - 14011 - 115th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) - died 2nd August 1917 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference, - Panel 56 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial. Somerset Street, Abertillery.

VINEY. ERNEST WILLIAM - Lance Corporal - P/11523 - Foot Branch, Corps of Military Police - died 12th March 1918 in Mesopotamia - buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq - memorial reference - XVI K 4 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

VISCOUNT. KENNETH - Private - 4916092 - 1st Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment - 166 Alma Street, Abertillery, - died 12th June 1944 - age 23 - buried at Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar - memorial reference - 13 G 5 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Paul's Church Memorial, East Bank, Cwmtillery.

VISCOUNT. WILLIAM CHARLES - Private - 4914941 - 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment - 166 Alma Street, Abertillery, - died 12th February 1942 - commemorated on the Singapore Memorial, Singapore - memorial reference - Column 66 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Paul's Church Memorial, East Bank, Cwmtillery.

VOKE. ERNEST LEEDS - Leading Seaman - 182539 - HMS “Barham” - 31 Gwern Berthi Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

VOWLES. GWYNFOR - Gwastod Farm, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

VOWLES. WYNDHAM - Private - 33269 - 10th South Wales Borderers - 3 Victoria Street, Blaenau Gwent, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

VRANCH. GEORGE - Private - 14th Middlesex Battalion, Home Guard - son of John and Sarah Ann Vranch of Abertillery Monmouthshire, - husband of Ellen Vranch of Abertillery Monmouthshire, - died 17th March 1944 - age 39 - buried Greenford Park Cemetery, Windmill Lane, Middlesex - grave reference - Section S 22. Grave 23518.
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WADDLEY. GEORGE - Gunner - 192794 - 115th Anti Aircraft Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery - 16 Underhouses, Bishop Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters - died 09th June 1918 - buried at Nine Elms British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, - grave reference - XI E 9.

WAITE. FREDERICK - Stoker 1st Class - K20497 - HMS “Vivid” - 68 Glandwr Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WAITE. WILLIAM, HENRY - Corporal - 98 - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - later Sergeant 265014 Monmouthshire Regiment - entered the war 07.11.1914 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WAKEFIELD. ALBERT EDWARD - 41 Arael Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WALBYOFF. ARTHUR - Private - 12722 - Lancashire Fusiliers - 11 Brynawel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WALBYOFF. PHYLLIS - Private - W/110085 - Auxiliary Territorial Service - daughter of John Arthur and Elizabeth Ellen Walbyoff of 19 Blythe Street, Abertillery, - died 3rd October 1942 - age 19 - buried at Aberbeeg Cemetery, Abertillery Road, Brynithel, Abertillery, - memorial reference - Block 2 section A Grave 628 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial at St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery - funeral report South Wales Gazette dated 16 October 1942.

WALDEN. DONALD - 11 Gelli Crug Road, Abertillery, - previously worked at Warwills, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 19th May 1944.

WALDEN. LILIAN L - 50 Gray Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WALKER. ARTHUR - Private - 15845 - 1st/2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - enlisted at Abergavenny, resident of Nantyglo, - died 27th November 1916 - buried at Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France - memorial reference - IX H 6 - commemorated in the Battalion War Memorial Chapel, St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin - commemorated on the Abergavenny and District Memorial, Town Hall, Cross Street, Abergavenny - commemorated on the Neville Hall Hospital Memorial Scroll, Hospital Chapel, Brecon Road, Abergavenny - commemorated on the Nantyglo and Blaina Central Memorial, Surgery Road, Blaina - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - commemorated on the St. Anne’s Church Memorial, Nantyglo - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WALKER. CHARLES HERBERT SAMUEL - Corporal - 58654 - A Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, - 10 Park Place, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALKER. ERNEST HERBERT - Private - 25424 - 3rd Welsh Regiment - 17 Oxford Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALKER. PERCY - Private - 2993 - Welsh Guards - 4 Railway Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WALKER. WILLIAM - Private - 87949 - 3rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers - formerly 21065 South Wales Borderers - born Dudley, Worcestershire and enlisted Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - son of the late Joseph and Jane Walker and husband to Hellen Walker of Lee Bank Road, Edgebaston, Birmingham, - died at sea 10 October 1918 - age 37 - commemorated at the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire.

WALL. ALBERT WALTER - Gunner - 19695 - Royal Field Artillery - 42 Partridge Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WALL. CHARLES - Private - 240995 - 11th Bedfordshire Regiment - 59 Bryngwyn Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WALL. CHARLES - 55 Brynithel Terrace, - 1918 absent voters.

WALL. GILBERT - 55 Brynithel Terrace, - 1918 absent voters.

WALL. HENRY ALBERT - Private - 43651 – 73rd Labour Corps - 11 Bridge Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALL. JOHN HENRY - Private - 47052 - 11th Machine Gun Corps - 63 Vivian Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters

WALL. REGINALD - Private - 22117 - 11th South Wales Borderers - resident of Llanhilleth - died 02nd August 1917 - age 19 - commemorated Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, - grave reference II H 5.

WALL. WILLIAM - 55 Brynithel Terrace, - 1918 absent voters.

WALL. WILLIAM ROBERT (MM) - Quarter Master Sergeant - 4080171 - South Wales Borderers - son of Charles Wall of 59 Bryngwyn Road, Six Bells, - citation in the London Gazette dated 24th May 1945, issue 37091, page 2652 - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 13th April 1945.

WALLACE. ALBERT - Private - 23536 - South Wales Borderers - lived at 8 Brookside Row, Cwmtillery with his adopted father Mr. T H Fields - photograph and article on an incident that took place on 30th August 1916 featured in the South Wales Gazette dated 13th October 1916.

WALLACE. ALFRED, E - 61 West Bank, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WALLACE, BOB - served 1939-1945 - honoured on the Tabernacle congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

WALLACE. FREDERICK - 1 Fair View Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters

WALLACE. HENRY GEORGE - Private - 59263 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - 42 Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALLACE. HENRY GEORGE - Private - 165314 - 3rd Dragoon Guards - 27 Marlborough Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WALLACE. JOSEPH FREDERICK - Private - 69846 - 5th Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 108 Tillery Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALLACE. PHILIP - Black Watch and Military Police - fought at Monte Cassino - 42 Windsor Road, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WALLACE, R. - served 1914-1918 - honoured on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

WALLACE. ROBERT - husband of Violet - 10 Preston Street, Abertillery, - 1938 absent voters.

WALLACE. ROBERT - Lieutenant/Corporal - 21310 - 10th South Wales Borderers - 50 Duke Street, Abertillery, - son of the late Frank Wallace, Rose Cottage, Penybont, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 24th March 1916.

WALLACE. WILLIAM JAMES - Sergeant - 30044 - 1st SWB - 11 Park View, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALLACE. WYNDHAM - 1 Fair View Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WALSH. THOMAS - Private - 10500 - 5th Royal Irish Regiment - born Cork 1888 - resident of Abertillery, - son of Mrs Hannah Walsh of 33 Mount Pleasant, Merthyr Vale, Glamorgan, - died 04 November 1918 - age 30 - commemorated Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-Au-Bois, Nord, France, - grave reference - 1 A 41.

WALTER. TUDOR - Sapper - 388583 - Royal Engineers - 19 Cromwell Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALTERS. CYRIL - “Lackawanna Villa”, Castle Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WALTERS EVAN (POW) - Victoria Street, Abertillery, - named South Wales Gazette dated 13th September 1918.

WALTERS. GLADWYN - Private - 66196 - 9th Cheshire Regiment - 36 Victoria Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters

WALTERS. HENRY JAMES - Lieutenant - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - son of John and Marianne Isabella Walters of Pentwyn House, Foundry Road, Abersychan, mentioned in dispatches, - died 5th May 1915 at Mouse Trap Farm, Ypres - age 26 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 50 - commemorated on the St. Thomas Church Memorial, Bluetts Road, Talywain - commemorated in the Battalion War Memorial Chapel, St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin - commemorated on the Pontypool and Abersychan Memorial Gates, Hanbury Road, Pontypool - commemorated on Panel 8 of the St. Cadoc’s Church Memorial, Trevethin - commemorated on the West Mon School Memorial, Blaendare Road, Pontypool - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth - commemorated in the publication ‘Officers Who Died In The Great War’ - commemorated in the 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment Honours List published in the ‘History of The Monmouthshire Regiments’ - obituary in the Free Press of Monmouthshire, County Archives, Gwent County Record Office, Turnpike Road, Croesycoeliog, Cwmbran copy dated 21st May 1915 including photograph.

WALTERS. LLEWELLYN GWYN - Able Seaman - J85700 - HMS “Vivid” - 36 Victoria Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALTERS. LEWIS - Private - 285589 - 13th Welsh Regiment - 36 Victoria Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WALTON. EDWARD, M - Coach and Horses Inn, Chapel Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters.

WARD. DAVID - Corporal - 28384 - 32 Division, Royal Field Artillery - 124 Tillery Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WARD. FREDERICK THOMAS - Private - 8018 - 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers - 7 Morgan Street, Abertillery, - died 26th September 1914 - commemorated on the La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 01st June 1917.

WARD. HENRY CORNELIUS NASH - Able Seaman - Z/820 - Royal Naval Reserve - Blake Battalion - former timberman of 6 Blythe Street, Abertillery, - son of Elizabeth Ward of 57 Queen Street, Tewksbury Road, Cheltenham, - died 27 September 1915 - age 31 - commemorated Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey, - grave reference - Sp Mem B 76.

WARD. THOMAS - Private - 5178842 - 114th TRB - 124 Tillery Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WARE. FRANK - Private - 182017 - 115th TRB - 11 Hyde Place, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WARE. WALTER - Corporal - 4077788 - 53rd Regiment Reconnaissance Corps Royal Armoured Corps - son of Wilfred and Elsie Ware of Llanhilleth - died 30th August 1944 - age 26 - buried at London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval, Somme, France - memorial reference - Plot 13 Row G Grave 35 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WARE. WILFRED GEORGE - Sergeant - 4076962 - Royal Artillery - son of Wilfred and Elsie Ware, husband of Jill Muriel Ware of Crumlin - died 4th August 1944 - age 26 - buried at Bayeux War Cemetery, Calvados, France - memorial reference, - II K 12 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Crumlin Memorial, Mining School Hill, Crumlin - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WARFIELD. HENRY - Able Seaman - SS/10393 - Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport, - 2 Wood Cottages, Six Bells, - 1925 absent voters, - 1938 address 3 Cyril Place, Abertillery, - HMS “Drake”, (June 1939) - HMS “Vidette”, (August 1939), - HMS “Lawford”, (June 1944), - rescued from the sea when the latter was hit by a missile at the Juno beach landings.

WARFIELD. LABURN - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

WARFIELD. WILLIAM THOMAS - Private - 19752 - Supply Special, 10th Royal Hussars - 2 Wood Cottages, Cwmnantygroes, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WARLOW. ALBERT EDWIN - Private - 112016 - Royal Army Medical Corps - son of Thomas and Ruth Warlow of 17 Glan Ebbw Terrace, Abertillery, - died 29th May 1917 - age 21 - buried at Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapelyard, Victoria Street, Blaenau Gwent - memorial reference, - 25 56 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WARR. PERCY - Private - 317094 - Labour Company - 4 Glandwr Street, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WARRENDER, SIDNEY C - 38 Queen Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters - honoured on the Tabernacle congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

WARRENDER. HENRY GEORGE - Sergeant - TR4/18654 - 52nd Cheshire Regiment - 4 Brynawel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.
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WATERS. ALFRED - Private - 34655 - 13th Welsh Regiment - 2 Cwm Cottage Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WATERS. CALEB - Private - 21134 - 10th South Wales Borderers - “Woodmans Cottage”, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WATERS. DAVID - Private - 59298 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - 2 Cwm Cottage Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WATERS. HENRY JOHN - Privare - 223710 - 235 Employ Company, Labour Corps - 12 Bywaters Row, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATERS, J. H. - Lieutenant - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WATERS. ROGER - Private - 8089 - 2/1 Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - brother of Gomer Waters of Central Road, Llanhilleth, - died 25 April 1915 - aged 34 - commemorated at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, - grave reference - VIII A 18 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmens Institute and Club, Llanhilleth as WALTERS. R - listed in the South Wales Gazette dated 30th April 1915.

WATERS. JAMES PERCY (JIMMY) - Sergeant - 755869 - 21 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve – Gladstone Street, Abertillery, - died 11th June 1940 - buried at Boulleville Churchyard, Eure, France - memorial reference - Grave 2 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial, - commemorated at St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery.

WATERS. WILLIAM HENRY - Ordinary Seaman  - WZ/3733 - HMS “Ambitious” - 56 Gladstone Street, Abertillery - honoured on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

WATHEN, EDWARD ALMARUS - Sergeant - 6633 - 7th Battalion Dragoon Guards (Princess Royal’s) - died 30th November 1914 - son of Henry Alfred Wathen of 48 Paris Street, Exeter, Devon - buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference, - III A 62 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WATHEN. FREDERICK JOHN - Private - 28568 - North Lancashire Regiment - 2 Oakleaf Place, Aberbeeg - 1918 absent voters.

WATHEN. EDWARD ALMARUS - Sergeant - 6633 - 7th Battalion Dragoon Guards (Princess Royal’s) - son of Henry Alfred Wathen of 48 Paris Street, Exeter, Devon - died 30th November 1914 - buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - III A 62 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WATHEN. FREDERICK JOHN - Private - 28568 - North Lancs - 2 Oakleaf Place, Aberbeeg - 1918 absent voters.

WATKEN. ALBERT ISAAC. - Private - 3741 - 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales Own Regiment) - son of Mary Ann Watken and husband of Rose Agnes Watken, 6 Brewery Terrace, Aberbeeg, - died 31st October 1914 - aged 37 - commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Leper, West -Vlaanderen , Belgium - panel 3.

WATKINS. ALBERT JOHN  - Private - 46016 - 77th Company, Labour Corps - 16 Park Place, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. ARCHIE - Private - 36464 - 61st Labour Corps - 25 Glandwr Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. BRYNLEY - 13 Brynmorgan Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WATKINS. CHARLES - Private - 76379 - 4th Welsh Regiment - 92 Arael Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. CHARLES H - 2 Upper Griffin Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WATKINS, DAN, - 55 Bourneville Road,  - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone,, Bourneville, Abertillery.

WATKINS. EDGAR - Gunner - 13213 - 88th B, Royal Field Artillery, - 4 Bristol Buildings, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. EDGAR LEWIS - Lieutenant - Royal Engineers - 98 Tillery Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. EDWARD JOHN - Private - South Wales Borderers - 15 Underhouses, Bishop Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. EVAN DAVID - Signalman - 19757 - HMS “Scythe” - 133 Brynithel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 and 1921 absent voters.

WATKINS. GWENETH O - 21 Gwern Berthi Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. HARRY - Private - 17632 - 6th South Wales Borderers - 3 High Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. JAMES HENRY - Corporal - 265657 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 51 Hafodarthan Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. MORDECAI, - Private - 5785 - Grenadier Guards - Blaenau Gwent, Abertillery - died at the batlle of Belmont, Souh Africa, 23rd November 1899 - mentioned in The Western Mail 28th November 1899.

WATKINS. PHILIP - Private - 266020 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 13 Hafodycoed, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WATKINS. WILLIAM - Private - 24400 - 12th Battalion South Wales Borderers formerly Private 25299 of the Welsh Regiment - born in Six Bells, Abertillery; - son of Charles Watkins of 2 Upper Griffin Street, Six Bells, Abertillery - died 2nd August 1917, - age 20 - commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France - memorial reference - Pier and Face 4A

WATSON. LEONARD - Private - 29222 - 3rd Monmouthshire Regiment - 18 Blenheim Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WATTS. AUGUST - Lance Corporal - 16069 - 8th South Wales Borderers - 33 Penygraig Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WATTS. FRED - Private - 20010 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - 5 Fair View Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATTS. REGINALD L - 41 Gray Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WATTS. ROBERT S - Nantycraig Cottages, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WATTS. WILLIAM JAMES - Gunner - 112378 - Royal Field Artillery - 1 Old Penybont Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WATTS. WILLIAM JOHN - Private - 1211 - Welsh Guards - 31 Coronation Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WAUGH. GEORGE - Private - 76384 - 4th Welsh Regiment - “Villa”, Alexandra Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WAY. ALBERT RAYMOND - 11 Newall Street, Abertillery - 1938 absent voters.

WAYMOUTH. ARCHIBALD HENRY - Private - 81573 - 8th Durham Light Infantry - formerly 45825 Lancashire Fusiliers - son of Ellen Waymouth of Babbacombe, Devon, - died 11 April 1918 - commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium, - reference panels 8 and 9.

WAYNE. THOMAS WILLIAM - Private - 7658 - 3rd Volunteer Battalion 2nd Volunteer Active Service Company (H Company) - served 1899-1902 - resident of Abertillery - honoured in the publication ‘A Call To Arms’- funeral notice South Wales Gazette dated 13 February 1959.

WEALE. EDWIN JOHN - Private - 1293 - Monmouthshire Regiment - previously 108560 Royal Field Artillery - Penydarren Cottage, Aberbeeg, - wounded at Ypres 25 May 1915 - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 02nd July 1915.

WEALE. WILLIAM - Private - 18672 - 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers - died 12th May 1916 - resident of Rock Cottage, Aberbeeg, husband of S. A.Weale (now Mrs Lane) of 52 Carlyle Street, Abertillery, - died 30th November 1914 - buried at St. Illtyd’s Churchyard, Mountain Road, Brynithel, Llanhilleth, - memorial reference - in west corner near shed - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the Beaufort, Ebbw Vale and Waunlwyd Districts Book of Remembrance - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WEAVER. WILLIAM - Private - 74313 - Welsh Regiment - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WEBB. ARTHUR, D - Royal Corps of Signals - 45 Granville Street, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 31st March 1944.

WEBB. GEORGE (BEM) - Sergeant - 4983184 - Royal Corps of Signals - 45 Granville Street, Abertillery, - attended school at Gelli Crug - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 31st March 1944 and again 16th January 1948.

WEBB. HERBERT - Gunner - 218713 - Royal Garrison Artillery - 61 Lancaster Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WEBB. JOSEPH - Private - 11523 - 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in Llanelly, enlisted at Brynmawr, son of John and Catherine Webb of 84 Glandwr Street, Abertillery, - died of wounds 20th April 1915 - age 19 - buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - IV B 45 - commemorated on the Brynmawr Central Memorial, Market Square, Brynmawr - commemorated on the St. Mary’s Church Memorial, Church Terrace, Brynmawr.

WEBBER. CHARLES HAMELL - Private - 742599 - London Cycling Battalion - 31 Griffin Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WEBBER. GEORGE HENRY - Private - 2493 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - son of Mr and Mrs. Fred Webber of 42 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, husband of Annie Webber, - died 8th May 1915 - age 38 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 50 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’

WEBBER. HARRY (MM) - formerly of 2 Penybont Cottages, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 15th December 1944.

WEBBER. HORACE - Private - 12696 - 4th South Wales Borderers - 2 Penybont Cottages, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WEBBER. IVOR, J - 176 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters.

WEBBER. STANLEY - Gunner - 285255 - Royal Field Artillery - 2 Penybont Cottages, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WEBBER. WILLIAM DAVEY - Private - 39068 - 2nd Hampshire Regiment - Railway Terrace, Penybont, - 1918 absent voters.

WEBSTER. EDGAR JAMES - Lance Corporal - 40583 - 4th Worcestershire Regiment - 11 Windsor Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WEBSTER. JOHN CECIL - Able Seaman - D/JX 135588 - HMS “Escapade” - youngest son of William and Eliza Ann Webster of Upper Court Terrace, Llanhilleth, - died 21st October 1940 - age 25 - buried at Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery, Gibraltar - memorial reference - Plot 1 Row E Joint Grave 2 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the Memorial List, Reference Library, John Frost Square, Newport - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth - commemorated in the Book of Remembrance, Mission For Seamen Chapel, Flying Angel, Alexandra Dock Gates, Newport - obituary in the Weekly Argus dated 9th November 1940 including photograph.
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WEEKS. ALBERT - Gunner - 200132 - X Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, - 86 Tillery Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WEEKS. ERNEST - Private - 11686 - 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in Abertillery, enlisted at Brecon, Breconshire, - died 4th December 1915 - buried at Netley Military Cemetery, Netley, Hampshire - memorial reference - C E 1762 - commemorated on the Abergavenny and District Memorial, Town Hall, Cross Street, Abergavenny - commemorated on the Neville Hall Hospital Memorial Scroll, Hospital Chapel, Brecon Road, Abergavenny - commemorated on the Holy Trinity Church Memorial, Trinity Square, Baker Street, Abergavenny.

WEEKS. JACOB - Corporal - 9690 - 1st Welsh Regiment - 26 King’s Head Terrace, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WEEKS. NORMAN - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

WEEKS. WILLIAM - Private - 56367 - 23rd Company, RAF - 19 Bridge Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WEEKS. WILLIAM, J - 96 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters.

WELCH. ERNEST - Corporal - 2115 - 1st Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Abertillery, enlisted at Newport, resident of Rogerstone, son of Frederick and Clara Welch of 11 Newport Street, Pontymister, Risca - died 13th May 1915 - age 25 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 50 - commemorated on the St. Woolos Cathedral Memorial, Stow Hill, Newport - commemorated on the Bethany Baptist Church Memorial, Tredegar Street, Risca

WELCH. JOHN - Private - 7252 - 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in St. Peter’s, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, - enlisted at Abertillery, - husband of Emily Eatwell (formerly Welch) of 51 Worcester Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - died 19th October 1914 - age 31  - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 22

WELLINGTON. ERNEST A - Private - 267716 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 1918 absent voters.

WELLINGTON, H. - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WELLS. ALFRED JOHN - Private - 76731 - 3rd Welsh Regiment - 62 Arael Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WELLS. RONALD EWART - Private - 42992 - Royal Scots Regiment - 108 Alexandra Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WELSH. ALBERT - Rifleman - 226330 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - Llanerch Paden, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WELSH. JOHN - Private - 23210 - 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in Tredegar, enlisted at Tredegar, resident of Llanhilleth, son of Thomas and Mrs. Welsh of 30 Upper Coronation Street, Tredegar, - died of wounds received at Mametz Wood 12th July 1916  - age 21- buried at Daours Communal Cemetery, Somme, France - memorial reference - II C 3 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Bedwellty Park, Tredegar.

WELSH. JOHN (POW) - Private - Royal Irish Regiment - imprisoned Doeberitz, Germany, - named in the South Wales Gazette dated 21st July 1916.

WELSH. REGINALD B - 12 Lancaster Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WELTON. WILLIAM - Mine Sweeping Company - 4 Maesycnew Terrace, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WERRETT. ALFRED JAMES - Private - 2344 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - son of the late George and Mary Ann Werrett - died 2nd May 1915 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 50 - commemorated on the Brynmawr Central Memorial, Market Square, Brynmawr - commemorated on the St. Mary’s Church Memorial, Church Terrace, Brynmawr - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WERRETT. AUSTIN TUDOR - Lance Corporal - 12627 - 4th South Wales Borderers - died 13th August 1915 - commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey - reference Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220 - honoured on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial.

WERRETT. OLIVER FRANCIS - Private - 413124 - 897 Area Employ Company, Labour Corps - 50 Queen Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WEST. STANLEY (Belgium Croix de Guerre 1st Class) - Private - 76862 - Tank Corps - 6 Oak Street, Abertillery, - citation in the London Gazette dated 09th July 1918, issue 30792, page 8185, - 1918 absent voters.

WESTCOTT. ARTHUR GEORGE - Lance Corporal - 26607 - 4th Soutth Wales Borderers - 3 Grosvenor Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WESTCOTT. THOMAS VICTOR - Private - 67798 - C Company 5th Battalion Devonshire Regiment - son of George and Elizabeth Westcott of 3 Grosvenor Road, Abertillery, - died 20th July 1918 - age 20 - commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael's Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WESTON. CHARLES HENRY - Private - 33313 - 1st South Wales Borderers - 2 Lancaster Villas, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WESTON. LAURENCE WILLIAM CHARLES - Private - 3913653 - Durham Light Infantry - son of Charles and Florence Weston and husband to May Weston of 58 Vivian Street, Abertillery, - formerly worked at Warwill’s, Abertillery, - died 25th June 1944 - age 26 - commemorated at Tilly-Sur- Seulles War Cemetery, Calvados, France, - grave reference - VI. A 10 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WESTON. WILFRED - 70 Alexandra Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters.

WHATLEY, ETHEL - 7 Fair View Terrace, Cwmtillery, - served World War 2

WHATLEY, GWYNETH J - 7 Fair View Terrace, Cwmtillery, - served World War 2

WHATLEY. ROBERT - Sergeant - 290381 - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Newbridge, enlisted at Abergavenny, son of Mrs.Emma Butler of 7 Fair View Terrace, Cwmtillery, Abertillery, - died 12th April 1918 - age 30 - commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 10 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’

WHATLEY, WILLIAM H - 7 Fair View Terrace, Cwmtillery, - served World War 2

WHATLEY, WINNIFRED - 7 Fair View Terrace, Cwmtillery, - served World War 2

WHEELER. JOHN - Sapper - 386640 - Royal Engineers - born Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - resident of Pontypridd, Glamorgan, - died 09th May 1917 - buried at the Brandhoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, - grave reference - II A I.

WHEELER. WILLIAM - Driver - 741950 - HQ Royal Artillery - 40 Granville Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHELAN. WALTER - Private 2601 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - pictured in the South Wales Gazette dated 01st October 1915 - honoured in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’

WHELTON. WILLIAM - Fireman and Trimmer - Merchant Navy - SS “Empire Whale” - son of William and Annie Whelton, husband of Edith Annie Whelton of Llanhilleth, - vessel lost in the Bay of Biscay - died 29th March 1943 - Age 54 - commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London - memorial reference - Panel 47 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church Memorial, Clarence Street, Newport - commemorated in the Memorial List, Reference Library, John Frost Square, Newport - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth - commemorated in the Book of Remembrance, Mission to Seamen Chapel, Alexandra Docks, Newport.

WHITBY. WILLIAM - Lance Corporal - 82482 - 123rd Royal Engineers - 11 Gwern Berthi Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITCOMBE. ABNER - Painter - Mercantile Marine - resident of Llanhilleth - SS “Bayano”, torpedoed in the Irish Sea by U Boat 27 on 11 March 1915 with 196 casualties - rescued by SS “Balmaino” and transferred to Ayr Hospital - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 25th August 1916 along with his two sons.

WHITCOMBE. H (POW) - Private - 3rd Monmouthshire Regiment - camp Lazarett, Wesel, Germany, - listed in the South Wales Gazette dated 14th July 1916.

WHITE. ALBERT EDWARD - Private - 213869 - Royal Field Artillery - 102 Oak Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITE. ALBERT JAMES - Private - 158227 - 256 Tunnelling Company Royal Engineers - died 2nd March 1917 - buried at Bray Military Cemetery, Somme, France - memorial reference - II B 60 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 07 March 1919.

WHITE. ARTHUR - Signalman - 2370340 - Royal Corps of Signals - son of George and Mary White of Abertillery - buried at Aberbeeg Cemetery, Abertillery Road, Brynithel, Abertillery, - died 10th June 1941 - age 32 - memorial reference - Block 2 Section A Grave 1868 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WHITE. ARTHUR HERBERT - 2nd Corporal - 79998 - Royal Engineers - 3 Old Penybont Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITE, BERNARD (POW) - Gunner - Royal Artillery - 19 Gwern Berthi Road, Cwmtillery - son of Edward and Lilla White and brother to Edwin and Winifred, all prominent members of the St. John Ambulance Division, - prior to the war gunner White worked at Cwmtillery colliery, - taken prisoner Singapore in February 1942 - worked on the Siam-Burma railway, - returned to the colliery after his internment and the Union Jack flew to welcome his return.

WHITE. CYRIL - 46 Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WHITE. EDWARD JAMES - Sapper - 137601 - Royal Engineers - 21 Edward Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITE. FRED - Gunner - 740766 - Royal Field Artillery - 46 Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITE. FREDERICK GEORGE - Sergeant - 265990 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 27 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters

WHITE. FREDERICK, J - 144 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters.

WHITE. HENRY - Gunner - 27684 - 28th Company, Royal Garrison Artillery, - 13 Bishop Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITE. LLEWELLYN - 31 Bridge Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WHITE. SYDNEY CLIFFORD - Pioneer - 355213 - Royal Engineers - 12 Eastville Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITE. THOMAS - Private - 265473 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 21 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITE. WILLIAM ALBERT - Private - 58773 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - 6 Blaencuffin Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITE. WILLIAM HENRY - Gunner - 43794 - 57th Battery Royal Field Artillery - 4 Tillery Terrace, Abertillery, - died 21st September 1914 - buried at Villers-en-Prayeres Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France - memorial reference - B 4 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WHITEHEAD. ARTHUR - Private - 290614 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - 7 River Row, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITEHEAD. JOHN SMITH - Sergeant Wireless Operator/Air Gunner - 1313044 - Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - son of Arthur and Louisa Rose Whitehead of Abertillery, - died 17th June 1943 - age 21 - buried at Aberbeeg Cemetery, Abertillery Road, Brynithel, Abertillery - memorial reference - Block 1 Section C Grave 60 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 25 June 1943 - funeral report South Wales Gazette 02 July 1943.

WHITEHOUSE. JAMES C - 12 Lancaster Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WHITELEY, J. - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WHITEMAN. EMLYN EDGAR - Private - 58720 - 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers - former miner - born in Abertillery, enlisted at Abertillery, son of George Henry and Mary Whiteman of 55 Powell Street, Abertillery, - died 8th October 1918 - age 21 - buried at Guizancourt Farm Cemetery, Gouy, Aisne, France - memorial reference - D 15 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Liberal Club Memorial (Abertillery Museum).

WHITEMAN. JOHN JAMES - Mechanic - 220522 - RAF - 27 Church Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITEMAN. TOM - Sergeant Pilot - 6678 - 18th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, - former miner and resident of Abertillery, - wounded and discharged 10th August 1917.

WHITLOCK. WILLIAM, S - Private - 42230 - 3rd Somerset Light Infantry - 62 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITNEY. JOHN - Private - 244952 - Loyal North Lancs’ - 43 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITNEY. JOHN HAROLD - 12 Griffin Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITNEY. TREVOR CYRIL – “The Briars”, Gladstone Street, Abertillery, - 1938 absent voters.

WHITNEY. WALTER CHARLES - Private - 50244 - South Wales Borderers - 12 Griffin Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITNEY. WORTHY - Private - 265456 - Monmouthshire Regiment - 43 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITTAKER. CHARLES HENRY - Gunner - 258217 - X battery 7th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery - 23 Gaen Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITTARD. ERNEST - Private - 23243 - 10th South Wales Borderers - 53 Blaencuffin Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WHITTINGTON. JAMES HENRY - Lance Corporal - 265971 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 53 Hafodarthan Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WICKS, WILLIAM JAMES - Private - 3906260 - 2nd South Wales Borderers - 17 Griffin Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - appears on the 1930 absent voters.

WIEDEN. FREDERICK HERBERT - Gunner - 293278 - 140th Royal Garrison Artillery, - 11 Gwern Berthi Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WIGGLE. MAURICE - Private - 71326 - Royal Army Medical Corps - 14 Cross Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WIGGLE. VERNON EWART - Pioneer - 335155 - Royal Engineers - 7 Powell Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WIGGLESWORTH. WILLIAM LLEWELLYN - Sergeant - 1/21999 - 8th Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in Abertillery, enlisted at Newport, - died 3rd December 1918 at Salonika - buried at Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece - memorial reference - 1118 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the Book of Remembrance, Reference Library, John Frost Square, Newport - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WILCE. SYDNEY - Private - 35859 - 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in Yorkleysland, Gloucestershire, enlisted at Abergavenny, - residing 29 Gwern Berthi Road, Abertillery - died 8th October 1918 - buried at Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France - memorial reference - V H 71 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WILCOX. CHARLES EWART - Signalman - 57952 - 9th Royal Welsh Fusilliers - 87 Queen Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILCOX. DANIEL JAMES - Driver - 147883 - 74th Royal Garrison Artillery - 59 Penybont Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILCOX. FRANK - Sapper - 79176 - 184th Royal Engineers - 33 High Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILCOX. FRANK BERNARD - 59282 - Monmouthshire Regiment - 17 Granville Street, Abertillery - 1918 absent voters.

WILCOX, HEBERT R - Stoker 1st Class - D/K 63698 - Royal Navy - 18 Newtown, Abertillery, - 1930 absent voters – died of illness 06th May 1936 – “Defiance”, Devonport.

WILCOX. JOHN - Private - 22771 - Royal Army Medical Corps - 23 Hyde Place, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WILCOX. JOHN GEORGE - Gunner - 215202 - Royal Garrison Artillery - 10 Roberts Row, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILCOX. JOSEPH - Royal Army Medical Corps - 23 Hyde Place, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WILCOX. JOSEPH (MM) - Lance Corporal - 19151 - Royal Welsh Fusiliers - resident of Llanhilleth and first man from Llanhilleth to receive the Military Medal - citation London Gazette dated 08 August 1916, issue 29701, page 7891 - pictured South Wales Daily News dated 05th October 1916

WILCOX. KENNETH - 44 Coronation Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILCOX. MELVYN - Gunner - 988393 - Royal Artillery - 5th son of Mr Daniel and Emily Jane Wilcox formerly of 68 Vivian Street, Abertillery, - educated at Bryngwyn School, Six Bells and a very popular rugby player - died 08 February 1945 - age 25 - commemorated at Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Gelderland, Holland, - grave reference 3 A 4 - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 09th March 1945.

WILCOX. WILLIAM JOHN - 23 Hyde Place, Llanhilleth, - 1938 absent voters.

WILKES. SIDNEY - Gunner - 860484 - 8 HAA Battery, Royal Artillery - son of John George and Gertrude Wilkes of The Bungalow, Bryn Terrace, Cwmtillery, Monmouthshire - died 16th April 1942 - age 23 - commemorated Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar, - reference - Face 3.

WILKINS. HERBERT - 115 Under Oak Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILKINS, JOHN - Lance Corporal - 17527 - 1st Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 15 Brynheulog Terrace, Aberbeeg, - brother of Mrs E Caines formerly of Bristol, - died 25th September 1915 - commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference, - Panel 50 to 52 - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WILKINS. LESLIE J - 7 Gray Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILKINSON. ALFRED - Private - 156162 - Bedfordshire Regiment - 45 Powell Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLCOCKS. FREDERICK G - 3 Palace Row, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLETTS. FREDERICK HENRY - Gunner - 1643508 - 247 Battery 79 Hertfordshire Yeomanry Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery - born in Monmouthshire, resident of Hertfordshire, son of Walter and Georgina Willetts, husband of Dorothy Lily Willetts of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, employed by J. Lyons & Co. Ltd. - died 10th September 1941 at home - age 30 - buried at St. Paul’s Churchyard, East Bank, Cwmtillery - memorial reference - Plot 4 Row 5 Grave 10 - commemorated on the J. Lyons & Company Ltd. War Memorial, Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, London, Middlesex.
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WILLIAMS, A. - Royal Air Force - served 1939-1945 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. ALBERT GRAHAM - Leading Aircraftman - 1705343 - Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - son of Ivor and Mary Elizabeth Williams of Abertillery, - died 12th February 1946 - age 20 - buried at Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore - memorial reference - 15 B 5 - commemorated on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Memorial, Chapel Street, Abertillery - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 22 February 1946.

WILLIAMS. ALBERT JAMES - Acting Quarter Master Sergeant - 63986 - No 29 Stationary Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps - 21 Cwm Cottage Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. ALFRED - Driver - 741599 - 321st Royal Field Artillery - 86 Tillery Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. ALFRED - Sapper - WR 29311 - Royal Engineers - Constitutional Club, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. ARTHUR - Driver - 700700 - 14th HB, Royal Garrison Artillery - 50 Victoria Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters

WILLIAMS. ARTHUR THOMAS - Private - DM2/780114 - Army Service Corps - 19 Powell Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. AUSTIN - Gunner - 19592 - C Battery 80th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery - son of John and Jane Williams, 6 Mitre Street, Abertillery, - died 7th August 1916 at The Somme - age 24 - commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France - memorial reference - Pier and Face 1A and 8A - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. BERT STANFORD - Air Mechanic - 161684 - Royal Air Force - 6 Frampton Cottages, Warm Turn, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS, BETTY - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. BOAZ - Private - 2243 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - son of Daniel and Elizabeth Williams - died 6th May 1915 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 50 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery, - commemorated on family grave reference 70 at Blaenau Gwent Chapelyard, Abertillery, - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’- pictured South Wales Gazette dated 19 November 1915.

WILLIAMS. CHARLES - Private - 6523 - 1st Royal Welsh Fusiliers - born Abertillery - son of James and Margaret Jones Williams of Llama Street, Carmarthen - died 23rd August 1917 - age 56 - buried Gibraltar North Front Cemetery - grave reference - C 3652.

WILLIAMS. CRONWEG - Driver - 108764 - Royal Welsh Fusilieers - Fern Villas, Gladstone Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters

WILLIAMS. CYRIL - Private - 1834 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - son of John Henry and Miriam Williams of 13 Granville Street, Abertillery, - died 8th May 1915 - age 19 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 50 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial, St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 30 July 1915.

WILLIAMS. CYRIL, T - 7 Portland Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. DANIEL - Ordinary Seaman  - 16548 - HMS “Talbot” - 4 Griffin Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. DAVID ISACHAR - Private - 266668 - 1/6 Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 11 Rhiw Parc Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. DAVID, J - Lance Corporal - 265352 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 5 Royal Oak, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. DAVID JOHN - Rifleman - 50278 - 16th Royal Irish Rifles - 70 Carlyle Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. DAVID JOHN - Private - 38751 - Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry - 6 Frampton Cottages, Warm Turn, - 1918 absent voters

WILLIAMS. DAVID R - 1 Crook Hill, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. DAVID RAYMOND - Private - 4079426 - 1/4th Battalion Essex Regiment - son of Morgan and Margaret Williams of Crumlin - died 16th July 1945 - age 25 - buried at Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece - memorial reference - 23 A 6 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. DAVID THOMAS - Driver - 52174 - 80th Field Company Royal Engineers - born in Abertillery, son of David and Caroline Williams of 9 School Street, Llanbradach, - died 25th October 1917 - age 23 - buried at Canada Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - III E 38.

WILLIAMS. DAVID WATKIN - Private - 9875 - 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers - 18 Oxford Street, Abertillery, - son of John and Jane Williams of 6 Mitre Street, Abertillery, - died 2nd May 1916 - age 35 - buried at Beauval Communal Cemetery, Somme, France - memorial reference - E 11 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - pictured previously South Wales Gazette dated 02 July 1915.

WILLIAMS. DONALD REES - Private - 3909794 - 1st Battalion The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) - son of David and Alice Ann Williams of Oxford Street, Abertillery, - buried at Aberbeeg Cemetery, Abertillery Road, Brynithel, Abertillery  - died 15th July 1940 - age 22 - memorial reference - Block 2 Section A Grave 1405 - commemorated on the Crumlin Memorial, Mining School Hill, Crumlin, - funeral report South Wales Gazette dated 26th July 1940.

WILLIAMS. EDWARD GEORGE - Fusilier - 4189211 - 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers - died 26th August 1944 - age 33 - buried at Taukkyan War Cemetery, Prone Road, Taukkyan, Myanmar - memorial reference - 7 J 23 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WILLIAMS. EDWARD HOWARD (EDDIE) - Sergeant - 580927 - 99 Squadron Royal Air Force - son of Morgan and Mary Lizzie Williams of Roseheyworth Road, Abertillery, - died 18th April 1940 - age 20 commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Cooper's Hill, Englefield Green, Surrey - memorial reference - Panel 21 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial, - commemorated at St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Paul's Church Memorial, East Bank, Cwmtillery.

WILLIAMS. EDWARD THOMAS - Lance Corporal - 16827 - Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry - 38 Clynmawr Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. EDWIN - Private - 189017 - 32nd Company Labour Corps - formerly - Private - 1366 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - enlisted 1912 - 171 Alma Street, Abertillery, - son of Edwin and Mary Ann Williams - former collier at Lancaster Colliery, Cwmtillery, - died 21st June 1918 - buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - LXVI F 8 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. EDWIN - Private - 4789 - 1st Royal Welsh Fusiliers - born Abertillery and son of David and Caroline Elizabeth Williams of 9 School Street, Llanbradach, Glamorgan, - died 14 January 1915 - age 18 - commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium, - reference - panel 5.

WILLIAMS. EDWIN GORDON (BA) - Second Lieutenant - 10th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers - son of Elizabeth and William Williams of Abertillery, - died 13th May 1917 at Arras - age 23 - Batchelor of Arts, Aberystwyth, - buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - XVII E 18 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Ebenezer Baptist Chapel Memorial, Park Place, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 18th May 1917 & South Wales Daily News dated 17 May 1917.

WILLIAMS. ERNEST - Private - 182793 - 115 TRB - 49 Bryngwyn Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. EVAN - Private - 129843 - 194th Labour Company - 135 Gladstone Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. EVAN - Private - 17667 - 11th Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 1 The Crescent, Brynithel, - treated for shell shock 11th May 1917 at age 19 - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. EVAN LLOYD - Private - 66192 - 9th Cheshire Regiment - born Talgareg and enlisted Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - son of Thomas and Jane Williams of Fronfelen, Talgareg, Llandyssul, Carmarthenshire, - died 08 June 1918 - commemorated Sezanne Communal Cemetery, Marne, France, - grave reference - C 39.

WILLIAMS. F - Private - 1586 - 3rd Monmouthshire Regiment - 144 Arael Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, - wounded at Ypres and pictured South Wales Gazette dated 23rd July 1915.

WILLIAMS. FERNON - Private - 182044 - 115 TRB - “The Mount”, Brynithel, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. FRANCIS CHARLES - Private - 4704 - 9th Welsh Regiment - 52 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. FRANK - Private - 34704 - 52nd Welsh Regiment - 144 Arael Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. FRANK - Private - 13160 - 1st South Wales Borderers - 16 Royal Oak, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. FREDERICK - Private - 9766 - 2nd South Wales Borderers - 18 Oxford Street, Abertillery, - son of John and Jane Williams, bother of Austin and David Watkin - died in the Dardanelles on 26th May 1915 - commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey, - reference panels 80 to 84 or 219 and 220 - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 02nd July 1915.

WILLIAMS, G. - Royal Air Force - served 1939-1945 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS, G. A. - Royal Air Force - served 1939-1945 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. GEORGE - Private - 23284 - 39th Labour Company - 5 Royal Lane, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. GEORGE - Private - 267366 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 55 Alexandra Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. GEORGE - Private - 94313 - 17th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers - son of Tom and Catherine Williams of 24 Glandwr, Aberbeeg, - died 13th December 1918 - age 30 - buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - XLVII D 13 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WILLIAMS. GEORGE L - Private - 20105 - 10th South Wales Borderers - Born Blaina, Monmouthshire, - died 10th July 1916 - commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, - reference Pier and Face 4A - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial.

WILLIAMS. GEORGE RICHARD - Private - 21148 - 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers - born in Ebbw Vale, - husband of E. L. Williams of Lincoln House, Granville Street, Abertillery, - died 8th October 1918 - age 32 - buried at Beaurevoir British Cemetery, Aisne, France - memorial reference - G 9 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 25 February 1916.

WILLIAMS. GEORGE W - 77 Alexandra Road, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. GEORGE WILLIAM - Driver - 370225 - Army Service Corps - 8 Somerset Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. GLYN ISLWYN (DFM) - Sergeant - 1379261 - 97 Squadron, Royal Air Force - 58 Vivian Street, Abertillery, - formerly worked at Liptons of Abertillery, - citation London Gazette dated 15th June 1943, page 2732.

WILLIAMS. GORDON ALBERT - Private - 20085 - 50th Division, Cyclist Company - Melbourne House, Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. GWILYM - Lance Corporal - 54250 - 9th Royal Welsh Fusiliers - born Abertillery - formerly 3612 Monmouthshire Regiment - died 20th September 1917 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WILLIAMS, GWYN, - 52 Bourneville Road, - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. HAROLD - Pioneer - 328561 - Inland Waterways - 34 Castle Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. HARRY - 1 The Crescent, Brynithel, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. HARRY J - 15 Roch Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. HENRY - Private - 48212 - 130th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps - 63 Brynithel Terrace, Aberbeeg, - treated for a confused right chest 08th July 1916 at age 30, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. HENRY - Private - 6/17586 - South Wales Borderers - 25 Lancaster Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. HUGH GARTH - Sergeant - 914350 - 14 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - son of Trevor and Millicent Williams of Llanhilleth, - died 23rd November 1942 - age 23 - buried at Suez War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt - memorial reference - 2 D 6 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WILLIAMS. IDWAL - Sergeant - 1652120 - 550 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - son of Henry (Harry) Morgan and Alice Williams of Blaina - died 29th July 1944 - age 21 - buried at Ottrott Communal Cemetery, Bas-Rhin, France - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Abertillery Grammar School Memorial, - commemorated at St. Michael’s Church, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Abertillery Road, Bourneville, Abertillery - commemorated on a private headstone at Nantyglo and Blaina Cemetery, Blaina - commemorated on the Salem Chapel Memorial, High Street, Blaina - commemorated on the Nantyglo and Blaina Central Memorial, Surgery Road, Blaina - commemorated on the Ebenezer Chapel Memorial, Chapel Road, West Side, Blaina.

WILLIAMS. IVOR (DARBO) - Sergeant - 51 Newtown, Abertillery, - Mentioned In Dispatches and pictured South Wales Gazette dated 04th May 1945.

WILLIAMS. JAMES - Private - 290548 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - 14 King’s Head Terrace, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. JAMES - Stoker - K 45497 - HMS “Curlew” - 32 Caefelin Street, Llanhilleth - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. JOHN - Private - 47366 - 9th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, - son of Alfred and Thirza Williams of 43 Lewis Street, Cwmtillery, Monmouthshire, - died 31st July 1917 - buried Oostaverne Wood Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlanderen, Belgium, - grave reference - II C 6.

WILLIAMS. JOHN - Private - 24914 - 8th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment - brother of Mrs. Prosser of 13 Treowen Road, Newbridge, Monmouthshire, - died 30th July 1916 at The Somme - commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, - memorial reference - Pier and Face 5A and 5B - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 29 December 1916.

WILLIAMS. JOHN (POW) - Prudential Chambers, Abertillery, - former pupil of Bryngwyn School, - served on HMS "Prince of Wales" - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 07th July 1944.

WILLIAMS. JOHN FRANCIS - Private - 265453 - City Of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) - born in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, son of John and Ada Williams formerly of Blaina - died 21st April 1917 - age 19 - buried at Gaza War Cemetery, Israel - memorial reference - X B 16 - commemorated on the Nantyglo and Blaina Central Memorial, Surgery Road, Blaina - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Peter’s Church Memorial, Ebenezer Chapel, Chapel Road, West Side, Blaina - commemorated on the St. Peter’s Church Memorial, High Street, Blaina.

WILLIAMS. JOHN HENRY - Private - 49681 - 2nd Welsh Regiment - born Pontnewydd, Monmouthshire - resident of Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - son of the late John Henry and Elizabeth Williams - died 18th April 1918 - age 26 - commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France - reference Panels 77 and 78.

WILLIAMS. JOHN HENRY (BEM) - Private - 4810 - St. John Midland Field Ambulance - 17 Hafodarthan Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. JOHN IVOR - 2nd Lieutenant - Royal Field Artillery - Cwmtillery House, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. JOHN JAMES - Acting/ Quarter Master, Sergeant - 63986 - Royal Army Medical Corps - 21 Cwm Cottage Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. JOHN K (Croix de Guerre, Belgium) - husband of Marjorie Mabbott, Gwern Berthi House, Cwmtillery, - son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Williams of Gwern Berthi Road, Cwmtillery, - former pupil of Abertillery Grammar School - article South Wales Gazette dated 08 March 1946.

WILLIAMS. JOSEPH - Private - 20997 - 10th South Wales Borderers - 20 Gaen Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. LEONARD - Private - 116340 - Royal Field Artillery - 1 The Crescent, Brynithel, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS, MALCOLM GEORGE - Cook - D/MX 45560 - Royal Navy - 36 Princess Street, Abertillery, - 1930 absent voters - served 1939-1945.

WILLIAMS. MARION - 11 Winifred Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. MELVILLE SIDNEY - Sergeant - 1654794 - 51 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - educated at Queen Street and Abertillery County Schools - husband of Eva Anne Williams of Newport - son of Sidney and Edith Maud Williams of Criclewood, London, - died 22nd October 1943 at Retie, Belgium - aged 29 - commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey - memorial reference - Panel 170 - commemorated on the Pengam and Fleur-de-Lys War Memorial, St. David’s Road, Pengam - subject of article in the South Wales Argus dated 29th September 1999.

WILLIAMS. NORMAN DAVIES - Air Mechanic - 41526 - Royal Flying Corps - 1 Gladstone Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. PHILIP A - “Lake Villa”, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. PHILIP HENRY - Private - 53705 - 8th Welsh Regiment - 91 Alexandra Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters

WILLIAMS. REGGIE - Warrant Officer 3rd Class - 6200072 - 2nd Battalion Middlesex Regiment - son of David and Beatrice Williams of 62 Alexandra Road, Six Bells, Abertillery, husband of Elsie V. Williams of Upper Edmonton, Middlesex, - died 3rd June 1940 - age 27 - commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France - memorial reference - Column 115 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 23 January 1942.

WILLIAMS. RICHARD - Private - 20093 - Army Cycling Corps - 86 Tillery Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. RUPERT ANDREW - Private - 437641 - Canadian Light Infantry - son of Edgar Williams, 1 Clytha Crescent, Abertillery, and husband of Matilda J Williams, 10811, 74th Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta. - died 21st December 1917  - age 35 - commemorated on the Vimy Memorial, Pas De Calais, France.
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WILLIAMS. SAMUEL - Private - 1362 - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Trevethin, enlisted at Llanhilleth, resident of Aberbeeg, son of Samuel and Rachel Williams of Briar Dene, Commercial Road, Llanhilleth, - died 8th May 1915 - age 27 - commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 50 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth - commemorated in the Battalion War Memorial Chapel, St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 18th June 1918.

WILLIAMS. STANLEY - Private - 21802 - 13th Welsh Regiment - born in Abertillery - son of John Williams, 3 Coedcae, Sirphil, Cardiff - died 04th August 1917 - age 22 - buried at the Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium, - grave reference - X B 4.

WILLIAMS. STANLEY - Private - 86648 - 3rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 1 The Crescent, Brynithel, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. STEPHEN ALBERT - Driver - 278676 - 310 Company, Army Service Corps - 82 Carlyle Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters

WILLIAMS. SYDNEY VAUGHAN - Acting Bombardier - 30507 - 119th Anti Aircraft Battery, Royal Field Artillery - resident of Abertillery, - eldest son of Mr and Mrs T G Williams of 112 Inverness Place, Roath Park, Cardiff, - died 29 February 1916 - age 28 - commemorated at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, - grave reference - II C 12.

WILLIAMS. THOMAS - Private - 7875 - 97th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) - son of Thomas and Ann Williams of Abertillery, husband of Lydia George (formerly Williams) of 62 Edward Street, Pengam - died 31st August 1916 - age 41 - buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - V H 48 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. THOMAS - Corporal - 53883 - Welsh Reg - Bute Cottage, Melbourne Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. THOMAS - Private - 474231 - 17th Welsh Regiment - 144 Arael Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters

WILLIAMS. THOMAS - 2nd Lieutenant - 12642 - Military Hospital - Lighthouse, Heolgerrig, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. THOMAS HENRY - Private - 474231 - Labour Company - 52 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS, THOMAS IVOR (MM), - Sergeant, 3909922, - South Wales Borderers, - Military Medal citation appeared in the London Gazette 17/01/1946.

WILLIAMS. TREVOR - Lance Corporal - 17498 - 8th South Wales Borderers - 6 Frampton Cottages, Warm Turn, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. TUDOR - Private - 25388 - Coldstream Guards - “Briardene”, Commercial Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM - Private - 300341 - 13th Tank Corps - 31 Vivian Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM - Gunner - 247271 - Royal Field Artillery - 3A Forge Hammer Row, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM - Private - South Wales Borderers - 28 East Side, Cwmtillery, - military funeral report South Wales Gazette dated 03 November 1922.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM GEORGE - Driver - 370225 - Army Service Corps - “Brooklands”, Lower Royal Lane, Abertillery, - 1919 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM H E - “Trewint”, Eastville Road, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM HENRY - Pioneer - 147269 - 4th Special Company Royal Engineers - 9 Clynmawr Street, Abertillery, - died 13th July 1917 - buried at Crump Trench British Cemetery, Fampoux, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - II A 2 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 24 March 1916 & 27 July 1917.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM HENRY - Private - 20081 - 53rd Cycling Company - 7 Fieldings Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM JAMES - Private - 480170 - 918 AE Labour Company - 43 Gaen Street, Abertillery, -  1918

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM JAMES - Private - 186407 - 3rd Welsh Regiment - 4 Gelli Crug Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM JOHN - Private - 69892 - Royal Engineers, - 44 Montague Street, Abbertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM JOHN - Private - R/366894 - Re-Mount Dept, Army Service Corps - 84 Tillery Street, Abertillery - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM JOHN - Private - 10655 - 5th South Wales Borderers - born in Abertillery - son of Edmond Williams of 32 School Street, Llanbradach, Cardiff, - died 18th February 1917 - age 31 - commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, - reference - Pier and Face 4.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM JOHN - Private - TR5/182034 - 115th TRB - 40 Evelyn Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM JOHN - Private - 32759 - 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) - 14 Grosvenor Road, Abertillery, - son of Alfred Williams of Abertillery, husband of Maud Williams of 5 Park Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, - died 19th April 1918 - age 29 - buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - XXIX F 14A - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WILLIAMS. WILLIAM KELVIN - Private - 115794 - Royal Army Medical Corps - 5 Ty Bryn Road, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WORTHY - Private - 60647 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - 18 Victoria Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIAMS. WYNFORD, M - 34 Grosvenor Road, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIAMSON. THOMAS - 2 Spring Cottages, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLICOMBE. HAYDN RAYMOND - Sergeant - 1656359 - 622 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - son of Richard and Mary Hannah Willicombe of 111 Gladstone Street, Abertillery, - died 03rd January 1945 - age 29 - buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, - grave reference - 4 D 16. -  1945 absent voters.

WILLIS. FRANK - Private - 50623 - Labour Company - 5 Penygraig Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIS. FRED - Rifleman - 290672 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - 9 Harcourt Terrace, Warm Turn, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIS. GEORGE WILLIAM - Sergeant - 3439 - 1st Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Bath, Somerset, enlisted at Newport, resident of Aberbeeg, husband of Lilian Kate Willis of 5 Coronation Terrace, Aberbeeg, - died 3rd December 1915 at home of pneumonia - age 35 - buried at Christchurch Churchyard, Pendarren Road, Aberbeeg - memorial reference - C25 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - funeral report South Wales Gazette dated 10 December 1915.

WILLIS HAYDN - 37 Tillery Road, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIS. JOHN J - 8 Brookside Row, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILLIS. ROBERT - Private - 350937 - 22 Brynmorgan Terrace, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILLIS. W - served 1914-1918 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WILLMOTT. FREDERICK JOHN - Private - 3909803 - 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment - son of William H. Willmott and Clara A. Willmott of Cwmtillery, Abertillery, - died 12th January 1944 - age 25 - buried at Maynamati War Cemetery, Bangladesh - memorial reference, - 10 A 2 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Pauls Church Memorial, Cwmtillery.

WILLS. ROBERT - Sapper - 156539 - 254th Tunnel Company, Royal Engineers - enlisted at Abertillery - died 04 November 1917 - commemorated Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - grave reference II K 4

WILLS. THOMAS - Private - 14908 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - 12 Newtown, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILSHER. GARY - 15 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 30th June 1944.

WILSHER. IDRIS G - 15 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters.

WILSHER. REG (POW) - Private - 3914359 - South Wales Bordererers - Bridge Street, Six Bells, Abertillery, Captured Tobruk June 1942 - Camp 52, Pian de Coreglia, Italy, (1943) - escaped and recaptured September 1943 - Stalag 344, Lamsdorf, Poland, (1945) - POW number 29567 - repatriated 1945.

WILSHIRE. AARON - Private - 65313 - 2/6 Devonshire Regiment - 141 Somerset Street, Abertillery, 1918 absent voters.

WILSON. ALBERT - 5 Railway Terrace, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WILSON. ALBERT - Private - 46540 - Royal Army Medical Corps - 48 Caefelin Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WILSON. HARRY H - 44 Alexandra Road, Six Bells, Abertillery - 1945 & 46 absent voters.

WILSON. HENRY HARRY - Driver - 2131- 10th Railway Company Royal Engineers resident of Llanhilleth, husband of Rose Wilson of 3 Upper Court Terrace, Llanhilleth, - died 30th March 1916 - age 32 - - buried at Christchurch Churchyard, Pendarren Road, Aberbeeg, - memorial reference - D 55 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WILSON. JAMES - Private - 267765 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - aged 36 when he received a shell wound  to the forehead on 09 April 1918 - 35 Coronation Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WILSON. JOSEPH - Private - 401491 - 850th Labour Company - formerley 17466 South Wales Borderers - 32 Penybont Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILSON. JOSEPH C - “Lotys”, Crook Hill, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILSON. PERCY - Private - 17818 - 8th South Wales Borderers - 22 West Bank, Cwmtillery, and also listed at 29 Railway Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WILSON. WILLIAM THOMAS (MM) - Chief Petty Officer - Z/105 - Drake Battalion - 4 Railway Street, Llanhilleth, - citation in the London Gazette dated 07th February 1919, issue 31173, page 2087, - 1918 absent voters.

WILTON. EDGAR - Gunner - 159716 - 150th Heavy Battery, Royal Field Artillery - husband of Susanne M. Wilton of 56 Railway Street, Llanhilleth, employed by the Post Office - died 7th November 1917 - age 31 - buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - XXX K 12A - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth - commemorated on the Post Office Memorial, Bridge Street, Newport - commemorated in the Book of Remembrance, Reference Library, John Frost Square, Newport.

WILTSHIRE. GEORGE - Gunner - 97039 - 55th Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery - died 28th March 1918 - buried at Roclincourt Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France - memorial reference - VI B 2 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

WILTSHIRE. HAROLD G - 4 Mount Pleasant, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILTSHIRE. JOHN, G - 48 West Bank, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILTSHIRE. JOSEPH - 67 Gwern Berthi Road, Cwmtillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WILTSHIRE. WILLIAM - Private - 8145 - Somerset Light Infantry - 13 Preston Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WILTSHIRE. WILLIAM - Private - 265215 - 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment - 2 Rock Cottages, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WINMILL. KEN - served 1939-1945 - honoured on the Tabernacle congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

WINMILL. WILLIAM LANCE (MM) - Bandsman - formerly of 81 Newall Stret, Abertillery, - educated at Gelli Crug School and employed by Warwills of Abertillery - citation listed in the South Wales Gazette dated 15th December 1944.

WINNETT. IRENE E - 19 Cwm Cottage Road, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

WINSTON, CLIFFORD W - 15 Morley Road, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters  - honoured on the Tabernacle congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

WINSTON, MEGAN - 2 Chapel Street, Abertillery, - served 1939-1945 - honoured on the Tabernacle congregational Church Roll of Honour, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

WINSTONE. FREDERICK - Private - 87639 - 3rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers - 18 Richmond Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WINTER. FRANK GEORGE - Private - 205108 - 7th King’s Shropshire Light Infantry - 6 Hill Street, Penybont, - 1918 absent voters.

WINTLE. ALFRED - Private - 15430 - 1st South Wales Borderers - 164 Alma Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WITHERS. ARTHUR WILLIAM - Sapper - WR 30039 - 327 Company, Royal Engineers - 58 Partridge Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters

WITHERS. JOHN CHARLES - Private - 33035 - 11th South Wales Borderers - Morgan Street, Abertillery, - died 11th April 1918 - commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 5 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 20 December 1918.

WITHEY. EMRYS - served 1939-1945 - Roll of Honour and Memorial Stone, Bourneville, Abertillery.

WITHEY. JAMES - Sapper - 102847 - Royal Engineers, - son of Mrs.Emily Sears, 1 Hillside Terrace, Llanhilleth, - died 08th February 1916 - age 46 - buried Norfolk Cemetery, Becordel - Becourt, Somme France, - grave reference - 1.B.40.

WOLSEY. THOMAS ALFRED - Sapper - 177223 - Royal Engineers - “Roxburgh”. Commercial Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WOOD. GEORGE ALBERT - Corporal - 2863 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - George Street, Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - died 16th July 1916 of wounds at The Somme - buried at Puchevillers British Cemetery, Somme, France - memorial reference - I E 29 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the publication ‘With Rifle and Pick’ - pictured Western Mail dated 29 August 1916.

WOOD. MARCUS WILLIAM (POW) - Private - 3966478 - 1st Battalion Welsh Regiment - son of Ralph and Mable Wood of 2 Darran Road, Abertillery, husband of Florerce Wood - died Crete 19th June 1941 - age 24 - buried at Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece - memorial reference - 15 E 7 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

WOOD. NANCY - Leading Aircraft - Woman, - 2 Darran Road, Abertillery, - Brother of Marcus William Wood - 1945 absent voters.

WOOD OSBORNE - Private - 24737 - Gloucesterhire Regiment - husband to Harriett (nee Powell) - resident of Abertillery, - served WW1.

WOODGATE. HARRY - Private - 4145 - Welsh Guards - 25 Marlborough Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WOODHALL. SAMUEL - Private - 20304 - South Wales Borderers - 29 Griffin Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

WOODLAND. SAM (MM) - Lance Corporal - 2098 - Monmouthshire Regiment - resident of Llanhilleth, - citation London Gazette dated 19th Septembe 1916, issue 29758, page 9204.

WOODLAND. THOMAS - Private - S/16770 - 2nd Dragoon Guards - 67 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters

WOODLAND. THOMAS, H - The Flat, Roseberry Street, - 1945 absent voters.

WOODS. PERCY - Stoker 2nd Class - HMS “Vivid” - 12 Weavers Houses, Penybont Road, Cwmtillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WOODWARD. HENRY - Private - 49655 - Welsh Regiment - 66 Railway Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WOODWARD. HERBERT JAMES - Private - 17920 - 5th Grenadier Guards - 66 Railway Street, Llanhilleth, - Silver War Badge Number B222643 - 1918 absent voters.

WOODWARD. WILLIAM - Private - M/328837 - Mechanical Transport - 36 Meadow Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WOOKEY. ALFRED JOHN - Private - 18058 - South Wales Borderers - 21 Clarence Street, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 19th May 1916.

WOOKEY. GEORGE - Stoker - "HMS "Lion" - Battle of Jutland - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 19th May 1916.

WOOKEY. GILBERT - Private - 20763 - 2nd South Wales Borderers - 3 Soudan Terrace, Oak Street, Abertillery, - pictured South Wales Gazette dated 19th May 1916.

WOOKEY, IVOR - 130 Alma Street, - 1945 absent voters.

WOOKEY, STANLEY A J - 130 Alma Street, - listed on the 1945 absent voters.

WOOLFSON. SOLOMON - Private - 61290 - Welsh Regiment - 10 Commercial Road, Llanhilleth - named in the Jewry book of Honour - 1918 absent voters.

WORGEN. FRED - Bombardier - 67784 - Royal Garrison Artillery - “Brynderwyn”, Commercial Road, Aberbeeg, - 1918 absent voters.

WORGEN. IVOR - Private - 20193 - 8th South Wales Borderers - “Brynderwyn”, Commercial Road, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WORNER. WILLIAM INDOE - Rifleman - S/37283 - 2nd Rifle Brigade - born Martock, Somerset and enlisted Abertillery, Monmouthshire, - husband of Mrs. M F Worner of 42 Crescent Street, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, - died 31 March 1918 - age 33 - commemorated Pargny British Cemetery, Somme, France, - grave reference - II B 6.

WREN. THOMAS JAMES - Private - 48443 - 81st Labour Company - 26 Victoria Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WRIGHT. ARTHUR JOHN - Private - 3125968 - 4th Battalion South Wales Borderers - only son of Alfred and Rachel Wright, of 6 York Street, Abertillery, - died 18th May 1917 - buried at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq - memorial reference - XV M 3 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Tabernacle Congregational Church Memorial, Chapel Street, Abertillery.

WRIGHT. ARTHUR CHARLES - Sergeant Navigator/Bomber - 1149750 - 207 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve - son of John and Susan Wright; husband of Winnifred Marian Louise Wright of Llanhilleth, - died 12th July 1943 - age 32 - buried at Vevey (St. Martin’s) Cemetery, Switzerland - memorial reference - Grave 91 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

WRIGHT, CLAUDE FRANCIS - Stoker 1st Class - D/KX.77049 - Royal Navy - 49 West Bank, Cwmtillery, - 1930 absent voters - served 1939 - 1945.

WRIGHT. EDWARD - Private - 67205 - Royal Defence Corps - 28 Caefelin Street, Llanhilleth, - 1918 absent voters.

WRIGHT. ERNEST - Driver - 396620 - 160 Labour Company - 60 Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

WYNN. FRED (POW) - Warm Turn, Aberbeeg, - named in the South Wales Gazette dated 31st May 1918.
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YARD. ARTHUR - Driver - 13948 - 45th Battalion Royal Field Artillery - 8 Bridge Street, Abertillery, - served 1914 - 1918.

YARD. HENRY GEORGE - Private - 14278 - Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) - son of William and Elizabeth Yard, husband of Gertrude May French (formerly Yard) of 1 Council House, Love Lane, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, - died 23rd March 1919 - age 34  - buried at St. Mary Magdalene Churchyard, Berrow, Somerset, - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery.

YEMM. FRANCIS - Private - 71982 - RAMC - 3 Wooden Houses, Roseheyworth, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

YEMM. JOHN - Private - 49280 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - 46 Newtown, Blaenau Gwent, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

YEMM. JOHN CHARLES - Private - 58704 - 3rd South Wales Borderers - 84 Vivian Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

YENDELL. HORACE - Private - 61332 - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - Six Bells Hotel, Victoria Road, Six Bells, - 1918absent voters.

YORATH. WILLIAM HENRY - Private - 389887 - 15th Labour Corps - 127 Alma Street, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

YORK. FRED - Private - 282353 - 2/7 Lancashire Regiment - 15 Park Place, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

YORK. THOMAS - Private - 285217 - 1st/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment - son of James and Hannah York of Abertillery - 9th October 1917 - age 24 - commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium - memorial reference - Panel 72-75 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery.

YORKE. JOSEPH BARNETT - Lance Corporal - 381624 - (MT), Army Service Corps - 2 Park View, Abertillery, - 1918 absent voters.

YORKE. LESLIE - Private - 14736376 - 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - born in Monmouthshire, son of Mary Ann Yorke, husband of Gladys Catherine Yorke of Wembley, Middlesex, - died 6th March 1945 at Alpon - age 29 - buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany - Memorial reference - 50 D 7 - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated in the Roll of Honour published in The History of The South Wales Borderers and Monmouthshire Regiments 1937-1952 Volume III - commemorated in the publication ‘Roll of Honour Land Forces WW2’ - commemorated on the 2nd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment Memorial, St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin.

YOUNG. ALBERT - Private - 39286 - 8th South Wales Borderers - 27 Victoria Road, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

YOUNG. ALBERT IVOR - Private - 4081222 - 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment - second son of Mr.and Mrs. Jack Young of 24 Adam Street, Abertillery, husband of Doris May Young of 123 Tillery Street, Abertillery, - former pupil of Gelli Crug School and employed at Glascoed - died 4th August 1944 at Burcy - buried at St. Charles De Percy War Cemetery, Calvados, France - memorial reference - XIII A 1 - commemorated in the Roll of Honour List published in The History of The South Wales Borderers and Monmouthshire Regiments 1937-1952 Volume IV - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Pauls Church Memorial, East Bank, Cwmtillery - commemorated in the publication ‘Roll of Honour Land Forces WW2’

YOUNG. ERNEST F - 45 Roseheyworth Road, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

YOUNG. HEZEKIAH - Lance Corporal - 267766 - Monmouthshire Regiment - 26 High Street, Six Bells, - 1918 absent voters.

YOUNG. JAMES - Private - 99992 - Infantry, Machine Gun Corps, - resident of Llanhilleth - died 20th September 1917 - commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen Belgium, - reference panels 154 to 159 and 163A - commemorated on the Abertillery Central Memorial, Somerset Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the St. Michael’s Church Memorial, Church Street, Abertillery - commemorated on the Central Memorial, Llanhilleth Colliery Workmen's Institute and Club, Llanhilleth.

YOUNG. JOHN - 27 Tillery Street, Abertillery, - served 1914 -1918.

YOUNG. JOHN - 23 Duke Street, Abertillery, - 1945 absent voters.

YOUNG. JOHN GEORGE - 590184 - Royal Air Force - 2 Cwm Gilfach, Six Bells, Abertillery, - 1935 absent voters.
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ZUCCA. EUGENE, P R - 14 Eastville Road, Six Bells, - 1945 absent voters.

ZUCCA. GRANVILLE D - 36 Granville Street, Abertillery - 1945 absent voters.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that stoob i never realised how many poor souls perished from this area in two terrible wars.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you for posting, in memory -especially today - for Cpl 39288 Francis (Frank)  Emanuel, my great uncle and from my mothers family Pte W/110085 Phyllis Walbyoff.



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