Cwmbran and District's War Dead


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Surname O
Oakley, Edwin George, 30th November 1917, 1st/6th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment), 51396, Rifleman, CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Panel 4.

Local Memorial - Pontnewydd War Memorial


  O'Brien, D     WW1

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park


O'Dwyer, Michael, 29, 20th November 1944,. 30th Bn. Devonshire Regiment, 5627330, Private, Son of Michael and Bridget O'Dwyer; husband of Elsie O'Dwyer, of Cwmbran, CWMBRAN CEMETERY, Sec. G. Row 1. Grave 11.

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church



Roll of Honour O'Sullivan, David, 19, 6th June 1944, 12th (10th Bn. The Green Howards [Yorkshire Regt.]) Bn. Parachute Regiment, A.A.C., 14583657, Private, Son of Timothy and Kathleen O'Sullivan, of Cwmbran. Monmouthshire, HEROUVILLETTE NEW COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Grave 8.

Local Memorial - Rood Screen, St Gabriel's church

David Tanner - David O’Sullivan was a relative of mine on my fathers Irish (O’Brien’s and O’Sullivan’s) side of the family. He died in the first wave of parachute drops before the beach landings. They were tasked with taking and holding the village of Ranville, in support of the famous attack on Pegasus Bridge. Of the 550 men dropped only 300 survived to launch the attack. At the end of the attack only 55 survived.

W Orpwood Orpwood, W S, 21, 7th May 1918, 1st/1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 226530, Private, Son of Edgar John and Harriett Ann Orpwood, of Cwmbran, Mon., BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, L. 44.

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



George Osbourne

Osborne, George James, 8th August 1915, 8th Bn. Welsh Regiment, 27261, Private, HELLES MEMORIAL, Panel 140 to 144.

Local Memorial - GKN, Cwmbran Park and Pontrhydrun War Memorial



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