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Surname D
  Daleymount, Ernest Sidney, 21, 25th December 1918, "D" Coy. 242st Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 851259, Gunner, Son of, John and Eliza Daleymount, of The Wain, Llanfuchfu lower, nr. Caerleon, Mon., MONTECCHIO PRECALCINO COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Plot 10. Row A. Grave 11.

Local Memorial - All Saints church, Ponthir.

Daniels, Trevor James, 20, 9th August 1944, 1st Bn. Welsh Guards, 2738367, Guardsman, Son of Charles J. H. and Dorothy Maud Daniels, of Panteg, Pontypool, Monmouthshire., ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY, VIII. D. 11.

 

 

 

Ray Dart Dart, Raymond, 26, 28th August 1915, 5th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 14058, Private, Son of J. and Annie Powell, of 3, Somerset St., Pontnewydd, Newport, Mon., MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, III. U. 6.

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park and Pontrhydrun War Memorial

 

 

Davies, Arthur Edward, 30, 1st November 1947, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 1124900, Aircraftman 1st Class, Son of Charles Edward and Rachel Davies, of Cwmbran; husband of Frances Margaret Davies of Cwmbran, CWMBRAN CEMETERY, Sec. A. Row 19. Grave 36.

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church

 

 

  Davies, Arthur George, 18, 6th December 1914, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1724, Private, Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Davies, PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Panel 10.

Local Memorial - British Legion Memorial, St Gabriel's church

 

Davies, David, 22, 4th June 1941, 87 Field Regt. Royal Artillery, 934296, Gunner, Son of David and Ellen Davies, of Cwmfelinfach, CWMBRAN CEMETERY, Sec. C. Row 3. Grave 32.

 

 

 

  Davies, Ivor Guest29th May 1916, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 9414, Lance Corporal, Son of Henry and Elizabeth Davies, of Great St., Dials Farm, Cwmbran, Mon., NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, I. N. 32.

Local Memorial - British Legion Memorial, St Gabriel's church

 

Davies, Leonard, 1944



 

  Davies, J,     WW1

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park

 

James Davies Davies, James John, 29, 27th May 1917, 2nd/2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 265737, Private, Husband of Mary Elizabeth Davies, of 14, Station Terrace, Pontnewydd, Pontypool, DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, IV. M. 16.

James Davies's headstone

 

Lewis Davies Davies, Lewis John, 21, 7th May 1915, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2525, Private, Son of Arthur and Ellen Davies, of 21, Ventnor Rd., Cwmbran, Newport, Mon. His brother Arthur also fell, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park and British Legion Memorial, St Gabriel's church

 

 

Wilfred Davies Davies, Wilfred, 22, 7th August 1943, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 1316984, Sergeant (Pilot), Son of William James Davies and Elsie Davies, of Pontnewydd, PONTNEWYDD (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Grave 37.

Local Memorial - Pontnewydd War Memorial

Obituary                              Wilfred Davies grave                              Inscription

 

William Dawe Daw, William Edgar, 27th July 1916, 14th Field Amb Royal Army Medical Corps, 26613, Private, Son of Henry and Mary Daw, of Llanvair, Discoed, Chepstow, Mon., HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, II. C. 12.

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park and Pontnewydd War Memorial

William Daw

 

Dawson, William Ernest, 24, 16th September 1918, Royal Air Force and Royal Field Artillery, Captain, Son of William Frederick Dawson, of Llantarnam Hall, Newport, MALPAS (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Local Memorial - British Legion Memorial, St Gabriel's church

 

Day, W E     WW1

Local Memorial - Pontnewydd War Memorial

 

Dean, Charles William, 31, 23rd January 1940, Royal Artillery, 833211, Gunner, Husband of Millicent Dean, of Cwmbran., FLEUR-DE-LIS CHURCH CEMETERY, Block 8. Row 7. Grave 7.

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church and General post office, Newport.

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Desmond, J, 3rd October 1916, 2nd/2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2216, Private, (Served as SHEA), .CWMBRAN CEMETERY, C. 2. 24.

J Desmond served under the name J Shea.

NOTE: CWGC web site list him as P. Desmond

Local Memorial - British Legion Memorial, St Gabriel's church

 

  Desmond, James, 20, 16th May 1915, "C" Coy. 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 4370, Private, Son of Margaret Desmond, of 7, Spring St., Cwmbran, Newport, Mon., and the late Daniel Desmond, LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 13 and 14.

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park

 

Desmond, Joseph Daniel, 23, 24th September 1944, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 4077666, Private, Son of Jeremiah and Roseanna Desmond; husband of Martha Desmond, of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, VALKENSWAARD WAR CEMETERY, I. C. 14.

                                        South Wales Argus announcement

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's churchh

 

HMS Boadicea

Dixon, Roy, 24, 13th June 1944,  Royal Navy, H.M.S. Boadicea, C/JX 189604, Able Seaman, Son of Edith Maud Dixon, of Pontrhydyrun, Monmouthshire, CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, 75, 2.

Local Memorial - Pontnewydd War Memorial

 

  Dodman, Thomas Edward, 10th March 1917, 1st Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps, 10783, Serjeant, M M., THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park

 

John Donne Donne, John Richard Thomas, 18th January 1943, 1st Derbyshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps., 134974, Lieutenant, Son of the Rev. John Donne, B.A., and Mabel Donne, of the Vicarage, Llantarnam, Monmouthshire; husband of Mabel Lloyd Donne. Vice-Principal of St. John's College, Rangoon, MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, 15. G. 5.

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church and parents grave Cwmbran cemetery

                    Obituary                   Obituary                    Roll of Honour

 

  Donohue, P, 38, 10th October 1918, 1st Bn. Connaught Rangers, 7023, Serjeant, Son of Patrick and Sarah Donohue, husband of Sarah Williams (formerly Donohue), of 7 Newyown, Cwmbran, Mon., Served in the South African War. Born at Carlow. HAIFA WAR CEMETERY, A.87. 

 

Eulogy Donovan, Michael, 38, 20th June 1945, 240 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery, 1737982, Gunner, Son of John and Margaret Donovan; husband of Frances Donovan, of Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, JAKARTA WAR CEMETERY, 1. B. 18.

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church

 

  Driscoll, Dennis, 20, 7th August 1915, 4th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 14227, Private, Son of Mary Driscoll, of 5, West View, Cwmbran, Newport, Mon., and the late Denis Driscoll, HELLES MEMORIAL, Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220.

Brother of Humphrey below.

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park and British Legion Memorial, St Gabriel's church

 

Driscoll, Humphrey, 9th August 1915, 4th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 12449, Lance Corporal, Son of Mary Driscoll, of 5, West View, Cwmbran, Newport, Mon., and the late Denis Driscoll, HELLES MEMORIAL, Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220.

Brother of Dennis above

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park

 

Thomas Drummond Drummond, Thomas Edward, 28, 8th May 1915, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2835, Private, Husband of Emily Lentle (formerly Drummond), of 9, Llandowlais St., Cwmbran, Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Local Memorial - GKN Cwmbran Park and British Legion Memorial, St Gabriel's church

 

 

Shaun McGuire 2008