The Names (A-J)

W Adams - William,
Private 894, 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards
Born in Tylorstown, Enlisted at Pontypridd
Died 20/07/1916. Buried at Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

J Barnfield – Joseph,
Private 14209, 8th Battalion King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry)
Died 27/11/1916, Commemorated on Doiran Memorial, Salonika,
Son of Alfred and Mary Ann Barnfield, 2 Cwm Cottages, Cilfynydd

W Bew – Unable to trace

H Bowsher – Henry James,
Private 7857, 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry,
Died 18/01/1915, buried at Wulvergem-Lindhoek Road Cemetery, Belgium,
Son of Jacob and Rose Bowsher, of Cilfynydd, Pontypridd;
Husband of Elizabeth A. Willis (formerly Bowsher), of New Houses, Shingrig Rd., Nelson, Cardiff.

T Bowsher – Thomas Arthur,
Private 37775, 14th Battalion Welsh Regiment,
Died 10/07/1916, Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France,
Brother of Mr A E Bowsher, 78, Cilfynydd Road, Pontypridd

C Brown – Unable to trace

W Caddy – William,
Lance Corporal 30465 10th Battalion Welsh Regiment,
Died 02/06/1917 (Aged 21 yrs) Buried at Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium,
Son of James Caddy, 12 Richard Street, Cilfynydd

W Cahill – William John,
Private 241116 1/5th Battalion Welsh Regiment,
Died 26/03/1917 (aged 19yrs), Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial,
Son of Thomas Cahill, 34, William Street, Cilfynydd

H C Chappell – Probably related to Edwin and Selina Chappel, 35 Norton Bridge, Cilfynydd

G Coombes – George,
Private 17548, 6th Battalion South Wales Borderers,
Died 29/10/1915, Commemorated at Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium,
Husband of Emily Coombes, 45 William Street, Cilfynydd

B Davies - Benjamin Hugh,
Corporal 17800, 13th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers,
Died 22/04/1918 (aged 21yrs), Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, France,
Son of David and Elizabeth Davies, 74, Bonvilston Road, Pontypridd

J Davies – unable to trace

D J Evans – David,
Private 20242, 1st Battalion, King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry),
Formerly 2172, Royal Field Artillery,
Died 27/12/1915, buried at La Brique Cemetery, Belgium,
Residence at enlistment - Cilfynydd

J Evans – James,
Private 14519, 53rd Company, Machine Gun Corps,
Formerly 34160, Welsh Regiment,
Died 19/07/1916 (aged 24 yrs), Commemorated at the Thiepval Memorial,
Son of Thomas and Jane Evans

J Evans – unable to trace

L L Evans – unable to trace

W Evans – William Edward,
Private 7856, ‘C’ Company, 1st Battalion Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry,
Died at home on 04/11/1914 (aged 28yrs), Buried at Glyntaff Cemetery,
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Evans;
Husband of Lily Maud Evans, of 4, Bridge Court, Pontypridd. Born at Cilfynydd.

E Freeburg – Edward (Freebury),
Private 7159, ‘D’ Company, 1st Battalion, Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Regiment),
Died 27/12/1914 (aged 27yrs),
Son of John and Louisa Freebury, of 14, Union St., Swindon.
Native of Wroughton, Wilts.

W Freeburg – on the Nelson war memorial site (as W Freebury)

C Gibbs – probably Charles,
Private 406608, 9th Battalion, King’s (Liverpool Regiment),
Formerly 2193, Welsh Regiment,
Died 20/09/1917 (aged 28yrs), Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

R Gill – Robert,
Private 6087, 2rd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers,
Died at home on 06/09/1915 (aged 42 yrs), buried at Glyntaff Cemetery,
Husband of Mrs. E. M. Perry (formerly Gill), of 6, Ann St., Cilfynydd, Pontypridd

J Green – Possibles -
1. John Green, b. 1885 in Bedmister, Somerset, residing at 28 Howell Street, Cilfynydd
2. James Green, b 1893 in Worcester, a boarder at 29 Wood Street, Cilfynydd
3. John Green, b. 1893 in Cardiff, a boarder at 121 Coedpenmain Road, Cilfynydd

A J Gwilliam – Albert,
Private 28442, 14th Battalion Welsh Regiment,
Died 08/10/1918 (Aged 21 yrs), Commemorated at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France,
Son of James and Margaret Gwilliam, Cilfynydd Road, Cilfynydd

W Hopkins – William,
Private 6097, 2nd Battalion, King’s(Shropshire Light Infantry),
Died 25/05/1915, commemorated on the Menin Gate memorial, Ypres

H Horler – Herbert John,
Private 27423, 1st Battalion, King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry),
Died 17/10/1918, Buried at High Tree Cemetery, Montbrehain, France

D Hughes – Possibles -
1. David Owen Hughes, b. 1890, residing at 15 Cilfynydd Road, Cilfynydd.
Husband of Elizabeth Jane Hughes
2. Daniel Hughes, b. 1896, residing at 32, Wood Street, Cilfynydd
Son of William and Edith Frances Hughes
Brother to Frederick, Hennry, Caradog, Elizabeth and Stanley Hughes

T B Hughes – Thomas Burton,
Private 20765, 14th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers,
Died 02/03/1916, aged 20yrs. Buried at Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy, France
Son of Thomas and Winifred Hughes, 48, William Street, Cilfynydd.
Brother to Henry William and Sarah Anne Hughes.

W J James – William John,
Private 56730, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers,
Formerly 32810, Welsh Regiment,
Died 01/12/1917 (aged 33 yrs), Buried at Lijssenhoek Cemetery, Belgium,
Son of John R. and Jane James, of Cilfynydd, Pontypridd.

D P Jones – unable to trace

E Jones - Edwin E
Lance Bombardier 41608, 51st Company, Royal Garrison Artillery
Died 08/11/1920 (aged 30 yrs), buried at Bhowanipoer Cemetery, Calcutta
Son of John and Louisa Jones, 11, St Mary Street, Cilfynydd

H Jones - Horace Stanley
Rifleman 1189, 1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment
Died 13/05/1915 (Aged 19yrs), buried at Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery
Son of Edward and Elizabeth Jones, of 9, Rockingstone Terrace, Pontypridd

I Jones – Isaac,
Lance Corporal S/27461, 13th Battalion Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own),
Formerly R/29881, King’s Royal Rifle Corps,
Died 05/04/1918, Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France

J Jones – Joseph,
Driver T3/029436, 211 Company, Royal Army Service Corps,
Died at home on 08/01/1916 (Aged 26 yrs), Buried at Glyntaff Cemetery,
Husband of Esther Ann Jones, 41 William Street, Cilfynydd

L Jones – too many possibilities

W Jones – William,
Sapper 386931 RE, 4th Siege Coy,
Died 28/6/17, buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

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