Cwmbran and District's War Dead

 

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Below will be listed any update's that I have added so that you do not have to search the site for any new information if you have visited before although this will be only be general information rather than specific.

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16th March 2015

One new casualty added, Sydney Oliver Jenkins

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22nd October 2014

Fourteen new casualties added.

ES Williams, CL James, GD Rowlands, GM Jarrett, AA Lee, WS Berrow, Albert Cording, Arthur Cording, ES Daleymount, EG John, IP Lester, TE Roberts, E Roberts and A King.

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23rd April 2014

One new casualty added, R C L Pilliner.

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18th April 2014

19 new casualties added including the first lady casualty from Cwmbran, J Eyles,  WR Edmunds, P Donohue, OF Farmer, JP Francis, R Grundy, L Lee, E Miller, W Morgan, G Pugh, F Pattimore, EML Edwards, WS Webber, J Edwards, C Morgan, WA Wheeler, FOG Williams, PT Williams, C Waerman and G Marsh.

12 names updated with their CWGC details, J James, JWE Jones, D Jones, E Phillips, WJ Richards, CW Stevens, WE Williams, D Williams, G Hale, F Welden, I Lewis and F Chapman.

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22nd May 2013

Image of Charles Morgan (below) added and photo of the DCM and citation won by William Henry Chapman.

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20th May 2013

One new casualty added, Charles Mogan killed 1918 nd the details of William Henry Chapman updated.

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21st October 2012

Christopher David Jones details updated and nine memorials added.

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23rd September 2012

Six new memorials added

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21st August 2012

Five Roll of Honour's added.

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27th July 2012

One new casualty added, JR Jones and 6 Obituaries, Roll of Honour and photo's added.

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7th June 2012

Corporal Michael John Thacker added.

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13th April 2012

Eight new obituaries and Roll of Honour's added.

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11th February 2012

Four new images of casualties from July - December 1944 added.

16 obituaries etc. added

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21st December 2011

One new casualty added, C B Evans, 7 new photographs and 16 obituaries etc. added.

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25th November 2011

Cyril Padfield also known as Walters added. Four new photographs added and eight obituaries etc.

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14th November 2011

Graham  Edwards new casualty added

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30th October 2011

Arthur Hole added to casualties. John Donne photo added and six obituaries.

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14th October 2011

One new casualty added, G W B Lee.

Two photographs and three obituaries added.

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6th September 2011

Two new casualties added, William K L Collard and Cecil J Edwards.

12 images including 6 photographs and 6 obituaries added.

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9th August 2011

One new casualty, Rev. Harold S Jones added. Two photographs A J Berry and David Jones with six obituaries also added.

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21st July 2011

One new casualty added, Olwyn Young and two obituaries, Clifford Roberts and Olwyn Young.

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17th June 2011

Obituary to L C Hinton added

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24th May 2011

Five new memorials added

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16th May 2011

Two memorials added to T Hulbert and D J Watkins

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5th April 2011

New memorial added to Edgar Ruddick's entry

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26th November 2010

Two new memorials added for Richard Cantle and Lewis Leigh.

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17th November 2010

One new casualty added, Virgil Samuel. Three new obituaries and one photo added and three photo's updated to  slightly better quality.

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18th October 2010

Eight new photo's added and three obituaries.

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16th October 2010

One new casualty added, W A Luff and three obituaries

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8th October 2010

Thirteen obituaries added and one new photo of J Vince.

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5th October 2010

Obituary added for Ralf Williams

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6th September 2010

Four memorials added to W Leyshon, E C Ruddick, H Virgo and P Virgo

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13th August 2010

Photographs of William Leyshon's grave added

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11th August 2010

New photographs added to Ivor Leyshon's entry.

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6th August 2019

Two memorials for 16 year old William Leyshon and Hubert Virgo added.

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4th July 2010

Francesco Gazzi from Pontnewydd name added. He was an internee being transferred to a cam in Canada on the SS Arandora Star when it was torpedoed and sunk on the 2nd July 1940.

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2nd July 2010

SWA photo of W J Allsopp added

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26th June 2010

Photograph of Raymond Cole added

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13th June 2010

One memorial, one obituary, five new photo's and three new casualties added, S Griffin, W G Martin and H H Stephens.

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10th March 2010

Photograph's of Plymouth's Naval memorial added to the casualties whose name appear on there

These have  been added by the grateful permission of Mr Chris Goddard whose own web site can be viewed by Clicking Here.

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31st January 2010

New photographs of the memorials in St Gabriel's church added including one of the organ which is Cwmbran's official war memorial

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29th January 2010

40 new names from WWII added taken from the Rood Screen in St Gabriel's church in Cwmbran

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20th December 2009

Two photo's  added, one of James John Davies and the other of his grave marker courtesy of Robert A Chown

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3rd November 2009

A small number of casualty details updated

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27th October 2009

New casualty added H H Selmer Merchant Navy.

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4th October 2009

14 new casualties added along with 58 new photographs. Many casualty details updated to the full CWGC entries.

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28th September 2009

James Prosser, KIA in Afganistan, RIP

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15th September 2009

One new casualty added, H V Powell and three new photographs added, W S Orpwood, H V Powell and Levi Reece.

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22nd August 2009

Photograph of William Pritchard added along with his details from the CWGC web site

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14th August 2009

Details added of W Bishop and W Daw(e) along with three photo's including the previous two names and one of J Crimmins

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8th August 2009

Kyle Adams name listed, killed in action in Afghanistan on the 7th August 2009

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7th August 2009

A new casualty added, T A Hall.

Five new photographs added, L George: T A Hall, W Jones, G Osborne and R Pauling

Details of W Jones and G Osborne updated

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4th August 2009

Details and obituary added for R B Jenkins

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29th July 2009

New photo's of brothers Charles and Joseph Morgan, C Bowles and A Williams added plus updates of the information on some of these casualties

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15th July 2009

New web page "Brothers in Arms" added

Photographs added from the South Wales Argus of  D Spanswick, R Vizzard and A Wassall

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8th July 2009

New casualty added, Leonard Charles Hinton

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7th July 2009

Photograph of Mrs Doreen Meredith at her fathers, Penry Morgan,  graveside in St Michael and All Angels church at Llantarnam on the 91st anniversary of his death added.

In attendance were the Gloucester branch of the Grenadier Guards Association, CADESA and the Pontnewydd branch of the Royal Engineers Association

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5th July 2009

Photographs of the Royal Navy ships and submarine, HMS's Porpoise, Hurworth, Birmingham, Martin and Albatross added to the entries of the crew members who died on them.

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25th June 2009

New casualty added and the first civilian from Cwmbran, Arthur Frank Johnson buried in Cwmbran cemetery.

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24th June 2009

New casualty added James Desmond

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22nd June 2009

New casualty added, Ivor Ginello (Geneloer) born at 26 Victoria Road , Cwmbran and also remembered on the Newport's dead web site.

Two photographs of him and his family also added

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11th June 2009

New web page "Updates" added

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Shaun McGuire 2008