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Vernon Wait Wait, Vernon Emmanuel, 20, 11th May 1942, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Lively, D/MX 75137, Ordnance Artificer 4th Class, Son of Tom and Christiana Sarah Wait, of Llantarnam, Monmouthshire, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 71, Column 2.

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial                                        Eulogy

 

Walby, F C, 10th February 1919, H.T., Royal Army Service Corps, T/43606, Private, CWMBRAN CEMETERY, A. 2. 37.

 

 

 

Walker, G H G, 19, 20th March 1918, Royal Naval Air Service, H.M.S "Daedalus.", J/35864, Able Seaman, Son of Annie Standley (formerly Walker), of 4, Grove Place, Pontnewydd, and the late Arthur Walker, PONTNEWYDD (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, 2. 3.

 

 

 

  Walker, H,     WW1

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park

 

  Wall, R,     WW1

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

 

R Ward Ward, R,     WW1

 

 

 

  Ward, J     WW2

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church

 

Arthur Wassall Wassall, Arthur John, 5th May 1915, 2nd Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, 231, Private, BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), I. E. 189.

Local Memorial - Pontrhydrun War Memorial

David Waters Waters, David John, 26th September 1915, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 13075, Private, Loos Memorial, Panel 52

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park

 

 

 

Waterman, Charles, 36, 26th August 1914, 1st Bn. Middlesex Regiment, L/8960, Son of William Waterman, husband of Annie Waterman, of 1, River Row, Pontrhydyrun, Newport, Mon., LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL.

 

  Waters, Tom,     WW1

Local Memorial - Pontrhydrun War Memorial

 

Memorial Watkins, D J G, 21, 21st April 1918, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, Lieutenant, Son of David and Edith Watkins, of 6, Oak St., Cwmbran, Mon., FOUQUIERES CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, II. B. 9.

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

 

  Watkins, F,     WW1

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park

 

John Watkins Watkins, John, 18th September 1915, 8th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 16050, Serjeant, HANGARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, II. G. 18.

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park and Pontrhydrun War Memorial

 

 

John Watts Watts, John, 35, 29th October 1916, Depot formerly 10th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 20150, Lance Corporal, Husband of Catherine Watts, of 26, Richmond Rd., Pontnewydd, PONTNEWYDD (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, B. 90.

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park and Pontnewydd War Memorial

                                        Pontypool Free Press

 

Watts, W,      WW1

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park and Pontnewydd War Memorial

 

  Waygood, (P) G, 10th October 1917, 2nd Bn.  Monmouthshire Regiment, 265859, Private, Son of Robert and Emma Waygood, of 21, Llandowlais St., Cwmbran, Mon., DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, XII. J. 1.

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

 

  Webber, W S, 32, 16th May 1918, 276th Siege Bty. Riyal Garrisoon Artillery, 98318, Gunner, Son of William and Eliza Webber, of Cwmbran, Newport, Mon., Husband of Catherine Webber, of 62, Manchester Street., Newport, Mon., ST. SERVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROEN, Q. II. K. 19.

 

Memorial Weeks, H J, 21st March 1918, 2nd Bn. Wiltshire Regiment, 27035, Serjeant, POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 64.

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

Memorial

 

  Welden, Frederick, 32, 17th April 1918, 5th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 14410, Private, Son of William and Elizabeth Welden, of New Eagle House Colliery, Old Hill, Dudley, Staffs, husband of Mary Maria Welden, of 34, Mount Pleasant, Pontnewydd, Newport, Mon., TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Panel 65 to 66.

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

 

Weyman, Joseph, 32, 14th March 1919, "B" Coy. 1st Bn. Welsh Regiment, 8184, Private, Son of Daniel and Annie Weyman, of Blaenavon, CWMBRAN CEMETERY, B. 7. 33.

 

 

 

Charles Whatley Whatley, Charles Edwin, 20, 16th February 1917, 1st/2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1744, Lance Corporal, Son of Charles and Ellen, Whatley, of 6, Cloemendy Rd., Cwmbran, Newport, Mon., GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, IV. B. 5.

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

 

 

Thomas Wheater Wheater, Thomas Hebber, 29, 24th September 1944, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 4075456, Corporal, VALKENSWAARD WAR CEMETERY, I. C. 8.

Thomas'sheadstone          Tom Wheater on right of photo. His brother has back to camera.                    Obituary          Presumed killed          Eulogy

Thomas Wheater was born in 1915 in the East End of London. His father William Shirtcliffe Wheater married his mother Elizabeth Kate Williams of Cwmbran.

In 1944, the family were living at 2, Spring Street, Forgehammer, Cwmbran

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church

 

  Wheeler, A,     WW1,

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park

 

  Wheeler, A E     WW2

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church

 

  Wheeler, Wilfred Augustus, 23, 5th October 1915, 8th Bn. Devonshire Regiment, 13036, Lance Corporal, Born at Pontnewydd, Mon., Son of William and Elizabeth Wheeler, of Ardwyn House, Pontryhdyfen, Port Talbot, ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, A, 11. 40.

 

  Whitby, G,     WW1

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

 

Alan Williams Williams, Alan John, 21, 15th December 1941, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Galatea, D/JX 192026, Able Seaman, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 48, Column 3.

Brother of Ivor below.

Local Memorial - Pontnewydd War Memorial

Plymouth Naval Memorial                    Roll of Honour                    Two brothers                    Roll of Honour

 

A Williams also listed on the Newport's war dead web site Williams, Albert E, 7th May 1915, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1424, Private, born 1891,  Newport, Mon, Son of David and Sarah Williams, HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY, II. C. 9.

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

 

 

Clifford Williams headstone Williams, Clifford, 24, 26th May 1944, Merchant Navy, S.S. Fort la Maune (Bristol), Second Cook and Baker, Son of Charles Henry and Lucy May Williams, of Pontnewydd; husband of Louise Kathleen Williams, PONTNEWYDD (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Grave 57.

Local Memorial - Pontnewydd War Memorial

The Fort La Maune, 7,130grt (MOWT, Booth Line mngrs) was sunk by U-188 25th January 1944. William Clifford must of succumbed later to injuries received in the sinking.

Information from Mr Billy McGee

 

  Williams, C G,     WW1

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

 

  Williams, David, 20, 16th May 1915, 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 4613, Private, Son of Jane Williams, of 4, Batchelor's Row, Newtown, Cwmbran, Mon., and the late William Williams, LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 13 and 14.

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park

 

  Williams, Edmund Styant, 39, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. MonmouthshireRegiment, Major, Son of the late George Waters Williams, of Llysbrechfa, Monmouthshire, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Addenda Panel 57.

Local Memorial - All Saints church, Ponthir.

F Williams headstone Williams, F, 28, 23rd April 1917,

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park

 

 

Williams, F O G,  24, 12th August 1917, 38th Div. Ammunition Col., Royal Field Artillery, W/ 3305, Gunner, Son of William Williams, of 4, Summerset st., Lower Grange Rd, Pontnewydd, Newport, Mon., husband of Mary Williams, of 88, School St., Llandbradach, Cardiff, CANADA FARM CEMETERY, II. F. 7.

 

Two brothers Williams, Ivor Thomas, 26, 28th September 1944, 241 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery, 1492159, Serjeant, Son of Tom and Hannah Williams, of Pontnewydd, Monmouthshire, JAKARTA WAR CEMETERY, 2. C. 6.

Brother of Alan John above.

Local Memorial - Pontnewydd War Memorial

Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour

 

Williams, J, 39, 23rd May 1918, Depot, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 74846, Private, Husband of Lily Beatrice Williams, of 7, Commercial St., Pontnewydd, PONTNEWYDD (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, B. 140.

Local Memorial - Pontnewydd War Memorial

 

 

  Williams, P H    WW2

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church

 

 

Williams, P T, 12th October 1917, 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 5172, Corporal, Son of Mr W Williams, of 6 Somerset St., Pontnewydd, Newport, Mon., GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY, I. P. 13.

 

Ralf Williams Williams, Ralf, 28, 1st March 1917, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 265830, Private, Husband of Florence Gertrude Williams, of 37, Victoria St., Cwmbran, Mon., GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, IV. B. 41.

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

Obituary

 

  Williams, William,     WW1

Local Memorial - Pontrhydrun War Memorial

 

W Williams Wiliams, William Edward, 24, 24th August 1917, 115th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 89782, Private, Son of Samuel Mathias and Louisa Williams, of 104, Llantarnam Rd., Cwmbran, Newport, Mon., TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.

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

 

 

  Wood, W,     WW1

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park

 

  Woods, A,     WW1

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park

 

William Woods Woods, William John, 41, 25th May 1915, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2828, Private, Son of Job and Mary Woods, of Cwmbran; husband of Laura Jane Woods, of 1, Baltic Terrace, Cwmbran, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

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

This photo is a SWA report showing two of the six sons that Job and Mary Woods had serving at the front.

 

Memorial Woodward, Charles Rupert, 20, 7th May 1917, 8th Field Bakery Army Service Corps, S4/122553, Private, Son of Mr. C. J. and Mrs. M. A. Woodward, of Somerset House, Cwmbran, Newport, Mon., JANVAL CEMETERY, DIEPPE, I. G. 5.

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

Thanks for sympathy                                        Memorial

 

G Woodward Woodward, G H, 10th October 1917, Kalamaria Supply Depot Army Service Corps., T4/096182, Private, MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, 131.

 

 

 

Woodward, H, 13th February 1917, 6th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 39257, Private, BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION, I. N. 17.

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

 

 

Shaun McGuire 2008