Names A - D

Thomas ABRAHAM

5th Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Died 1st May 1918

Richard ADDIS

Kings Shropshire Light Infantry

Missing in Dec 1917, P.O.W. in Jan 1918

Thomas ADDIS

Dorset Regiment

Poss Sgt 3/8081, discharged 22-2-1919

Emlyn ANDREWS

Merchant Navy

 

Mordecai ANDREWS

Royal Irish Fusiliers

Wounded in 1915 and 1916, discharged in 1917

Tom ANDREWS

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Seriously wounded early 1918, discharged Oct 1918

Llewellyn AUSTIN, D.C.M.

L/Cpl 282450, 4th Battalion, London Regt, Royal Fusiliers

D.C.M. awarded 6th Feb 1918...Became a P.O.W. Lived at 1 Station Terrace, Nelson

Jonathan BAKER

3rd Wiltshire Regiment

Lived at 38 Shingrig Road, Nelson

Percy BARNES

Private

Lived at 12 Wern Crescent, Nelson with his parents John Henry and Annie Barnes and his two brothers and four sisters.

Harry BATES

Royal Army Service Corps

 

Donald BECK

Private 12457, 6th Battalion, Dorset Regiment

Discharged Feb 1918 (mil records show Dec 1918)

Edward John BEDDOE

Welsh Regiment

Lived at 8 Station Terrace, Nelson with parents John and Maria Beddoe.

Edward BEVAN

Glamorgan Yeomanry

Missing May-Jun 1918, P.O.W. in Aug 1918. Lived at 15 High Street, nelson with Annie Bevan.

Morgan BEVAN

Private

Wounded 1916. Lived at 6 Heol Fawr, Nelson with Eliza Bevan

William John BEVAN

Glamorgan Yeomanry

Lived at 23 Commercial Street with Hannah Bevan

Jack BEYNON

Dorset Regiment

Poss John Thomas, Pte 3/8644 - discharged 29-6-16

Harry BICKHAM

Private

Francis Henry, A miner living at 15 Shingrig Road, Nelson. Died in 1961.

John BICKHAM

Driver, Royal Field Artillery

Lived at Abernant Cottage, Llanfabon and at 26 Llwyncelyn Terrace, Nelson

Sidney BICKHAM

Private

Sidney Thomas, lived at 15 Shingrig Road, Nelson

George BISHOP

Welsh Regiment

A miner haulier boarding at 24 Wern Crescent, Nelson

Charles Ernest BLAKE

Private

Lived at 11 Commercial Street, Nelson with Edwin and Elizabeth Blake

Mabel (Louisa Ellen) BLAKE

Womens Army Auxiliary Corps

 

Montague Harold BLAKE

Royal Marine Light Infantry, Plymouth Division

Number 19403, enlisted 17th Feb 1917, B. 4th Nov 1898, died 8th Dec, 1944 in Plymouth of pneumonia. Lived at 75 Shingrig Road Nelosn.

Olive (Eve Beene) BLAKE

Womens Army Auxiliary Corps

 

Thomas BLAKE

Royal Army Service Corps

 

William George BLAKE

Royal Marine Light Infantry, Portsmouth Divn

Number 17016. H.M.S. ‘Emperor of India’. Lived at 75, Shingrig Road, Nelson

Leonard BOLTON

Gunner 259986, Royal Field Artillery

lived at 11 Shingrig Road, Nelson. Born 1898. Previously worked at Penallta (Powell Duffryn) Colliery

Ernest BONN(E)Y

Private

Brother to below. Lived at 10 Beechfield Terrace, Nelson and at 132 Shingrig Road in 1918

James Henry BONN(E)Y

Welsh Regiment

Lived at 10 Beechfield Terrace, Nelson - brother to above

Richard BRACE

10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died 10th July 1916

George BRADLEY

King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Poss Rfn 8717. Lived with sister at 14 Dynevor Terrace, Nelson

Edward BREEZE

Pte 30451, Welsh Regiment

Lived at 12 Thomas Street, Nelson

John BREEZE

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Lived at 2 Beechfield Terrace, Nelson

Henry BROWN

Dorset Regiment

Died 7th July 1916

Samuel BUNDY

1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment

Died 24 Sept 1917

John (Jack) BURLEY

Royal Field Artillery

Wounded in 1916 and 1918. Lived at 10 The Square with his wife Annie Margaret

Joseph CARTER

2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died 12th Oct 1915

Willie CHANT

Bantams, Welsh Regiment

Poss Cpl 28487, Wounded in 1917

Henry Charles CHESTER

Pte 100171, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Formerly Pte 17785, East Surrey Regt. Lived at Tai’r Heol, Llanfabon road, Nelson

Albert CLARKE

Private

Lived at ‘Brynfa’, Llanfabon Road, Nelson

Ernest T COLE

S.S. Bankfields, Mercantile Marine

Ship sunk by German mine in the Atlantic in 1914

William COLES

Rhondda Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Lived at Tai Fforest with wife Martha

Arthur COLLIER

Cheshire Regiment

Lived at Tai’r Heol, Nelson. Married to Lily.

Thomas Henry COLLINS

Royal Army Service Corps

Lived at 49 Heol Fawr, Nelson

Edward Alfred COLWILL

Private

Lived at Penwain Cottage, LLanfabon Road, Nelson

William COOK

Royal Army Service Corps

Died April 1916 while in training

Thomas Victor COOKE

Private 316471, Royal Tank Corps

lived at 13 Wern Crescent, Nelson

Albert Edward COOKSLEY

WR343997, Royal Engineers

Boarding at “Amana”, Hollybush Road, Nelson

William (Athline) CROCKETT

Royal Naval Division

lived at Commercial Street, Nelson

Oscar DARBY

13th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died 10th July 1916

Benjamin DATE

Royal Engineers, Poss Sapper 200463

The three DATE men are all sons of James and Mary Date of Gwynfryn, Shingrig Road, Nelson (1911). There were three other known children, Richard, Sarah and Gwilym. In 1901 they lived at 39 Shingrig Road, Nelson.

Edward DATE

Fusilier 241801, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Wounded Sept 1918

(Gwilym) Trevor DATE

Fusilier 18408, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Discharged in Sept 1915 for munitions work. Trevor was also assigned the following: Pte 44574, South Wales Borderers; TR/4/24854, T.R. Battalion; 443504, Labour Corps and 357566, Royal Engineers

Harry DAUNTON

Royal Engineers

Son of John and Emily Daunton. 1901 lived at 6 High Street, Nelson but family moved to 14 Thomas Street by 1911. Henry James Daunton was a quarryman now in lodgings at 33 Heol Fawr, Nelson.

Arthur DAVIES

Poss 30977, 3rd Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Seriously wounded in 1915 - lost an eye

Charles Herbert DAVIES

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Transferred to Royal Field Artillery. Lived at 13 Donald Street, Nelson

E J Davies

Kings Shropshire Light Infantry

[From a news article dated 1918]. An Edward John Davies lived at 71 Heol Fawr, Nelson in 1918. bear in mind the below who was killed in 1916.

Edward John DAVIES

16th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Wounded March 1916, Died in 7th July 1916

Ernest Victor DAVIES

Bantams, Welsh Regiment

Lived at 31 Llwyncelyn Terrace, Nelson in 1918

Evan DAVIES

Cardiff City Battalion

Lived at 15 Llwyncelyn Terrace, Nelson

George L DAVIES

Welsh Regiment

Wounded in 1916. Poss living at 13 Commercial St in 1911

Gwilym DAVIES

Private 1439, Welsh Horse, later Private 56807, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

A blacksmith living at 52 Shingrig Road, Nelson with parents David and Sarah, and brother Idris

Owen DAVIES

National Reserve

Lived at Penywain Cottages, Nelson in 1918

Thomas DAVIES

South Wales Borderers

Discharged July 1918

William Benjamin DAVIES

South Wales Borderers

Died 15th Nov 1920

Wyndham DAVIES

Royal Field Artillery

Lived at 3 Wern Crescent, Nelson in 1918

Jack DAY

Pte 21019, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, later Pte 576600, Labour Coy

Wounded in 1916. Brother to Cyril. Lived at 37 Springfield Terrace, Nelson

Cyril DAY

Private 20880, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Wounded five times, had a finger amputated (On 20th September 1917, Cyril suffered shrapnel would to the right hand which resulted in the amputation of the index finger. He was awarded a gratuity of £105 in December 1919 for the injury)

Harry DAY

Royal Garrison Artillery

Henry Harris was shown as stepbrother to Jack and Cyril, whose father was called Henry.

Arthur Henry DOBBS

10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died 12th July 1916

C DOUBLE

Royal Army Service Corps

 

Fred DURBIN

Drvr 82336, Royal Engineers

Arrived in France 3rd Dec 1915. Lived at 66 Heol Fawr with his wife Elizabeth Ann.

J EDMUNDS

10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

 

Lewis EDMUNDS

10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died 8th Jan 1916

William EDMUNDS

3rd Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Exchanged as a P.O.W. in 1918, Discharged Oct 1918

William EDMUNDS

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

a William Edmunds was liveing at 89 Heol Fawr and another at 44 Wern Crescent, Nelson in 1918

Abraham EDWARDS

1st Battalion, Dorset Regiment

Died 1st July 1916

Arnold Perrott EDWARDS

Bombardier 4403 Royal Field Artillery, later Sgt 722474 R.F.A. (T.F.)

licensee of the Railway Inn, Nelson, discharged 14th Dec 1918

Clifford James EDWARDS

Lance Corporal

 

E EDWARDS

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

 

James EDWARDS

Private

Lived at 5 Lower Row which could be now known as Warren Terrace, Trelewis

Joseph EDWARDS

A/Sgt 790, Welsh Horse, later 428564, Labour Corps

Lived at 110 Shingrig Road, Nelson

Lewis EDWARDS

Poss Pte 38115, Welsh Regiment, disch 27-6-17 - Wounds

Severely wounded in 1916

Thomas EDWARDS

3rd Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Wounded in Jan 1915, Died 24th May 1915

Thomas EDWARDS

5th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

1918, there are three Thomas Edwards’ living in Nelson

Thomas Llewellyn EDWARDS

2/AM 6887, Royal Flying Corps

Discharged 13-11-16 - sickness

William EDWARDS

Sgt. Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Wounded twice in 1914. Died in hospital at Nasirabad, India on 12th October 1927, aged 41yrs. Commemorated on a family headstone at Llanfabon Cemetery.

W Emlyn EDWARDS

Royal Army Service Corps

Died 8th June 1919

David EVANS

Royal Army Service Corps

A David Evans lived at 8 Llwyncelyn Terrace, Nelson

David EVANS

Welsh Regiment

Was a P.O.W, returned home in Dec 1918

Daniel EVANS

1st Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Wounded twice in 1915. Lived at 19, Llwyncelyn Terrace, Nelson

Martin EVANS

Royal Field Artillery

Discharged in 1918. Lived at 15 Wern Crescent, Nelson

Morgan EVANS

Royal Field Artillery

 

Percy (James) EVANS

Training Company, R.A.S.C.

Wounded in Nov 1918. Lived at 112 Shingrig Road, Nelson

Thomas EVANS

Private

 

Wallace John EVANS

Royal Engineers

Died 22nd May 1922

Walter EVANS

Private

Lived at 57 Heol Fawr, Nelson

Frank EVERY

Wiltshire Regiment

Lived at 80, Shingrig Road, Nelson

Thomas James EXON

Royal Garrison Artillery

Died 7th May 1918

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