Names F - J

Arthur FARRANT

Private 186130, Machine Gun Corps

Born 10 March 1898, enlisted 2-3-16, aged 18yrs Lived at 108, Shingrig Road, Nelson. Was a collier at Penallta Colliery.

James FARRANT

Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery

a James Farrant lived at 38 Wern Crescent and another at 108, Shingrig Road, Nelson

Patrick James FLEMING

Corporal 762, Royal Munster Fusiliers

Wounded Oct 1918, lived at 11 Shingrig Road, Nelson

James (Jack) FOWLER

Royal Army Medical Corps

Died 2nd Nov 1918

William FOWLER

Private

Wounded 1916, discharged Oct 1918

William GARDNER

6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Died 4th Nov 1918

William Charles GARDNER

2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Severely wounded in 1914, Died 6th May 1915

T V GAY

Welsh Horse

 

Frank GIBBS, M.M.

2nd Cpl. 30479, 226 Field Coy, Royal Engineers

Awarded Military Medal, lived at 14 Caerphilly Road, Nelson

G GIBBS

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

 

Hughie GIBBS

Welsh Regiment

Transferred from 3rd Monmouthshires. Lived at 14 Caerphilly Road.

R W GORDON

Royal Field Artillery

 

Aubrey GREEN

Trooper

 

John GREEN

10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Lived at Rose Cottages, High Street, Nelson

John (Henry) GRIFFIN

Glamorgan Yeomanry, Royal Naval Division

Wounded in Sept 1918. Lived at 126 Shingrig Road, Nelson

D GRIFFITHS

Welsh Regiment

 

Harry Edgar GRIFFITHS

Butcher, Royal Army Service Corps

 

John HADLEY

Royal Field Artillery

Lived at 26 Shingrig Road, Nelson

Edward Thomas HADLEY

Cpl T3/028145, Royal Army Service Corps

Lived at 51 Springfield Terrace, Nelson. Died 25th November 1954, aged 62 yrs and was married to Marion Irene who died in December 1980

Reginald HADLEY

Dorsetshire Regiment

Died 27th April 1915

James HALL

Royal Field Artillery

Wounded in 1915. Lived at Bryngoleu, Heol fawr, Nelson

Joseph HALL

5th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Lived at 87 Shingrig Road, Nelson

Thomas Lewis HAMBLEY

Gunner 113119, Royal Field Artillery

Lived at 49 Springfield Terrace, Nelson. Died Dec 1960

Albert HANBURY

2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment

Died 2nd April 1918

Arthur HARDING

18th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died 9th Oct 1916

Ernest HARDING

Private

Lived at 15 Dynevor Terrace, Nelson

Herbert James HARDING

L.Cpl 267168, Welsh Regiment

Suffered shell-shock early 1918, discharged Oct 1918 - no longer physically fit for service. Lived at 14 Thomas Street, Nelson

Francis George HARLEY

Machine Gun Corps

Died 22nd Sept 1918, transferred from Welsh Regiment

H HARRIS

Royal Garrison Artillery

 

John HASKELL

Private 31418,Welsh Regiment, later Pte 629138, Labour Company

Lived at 26 Wern Crescent, Nelson with Alice Mary Haskell

John Henry HASTINGS

Private

Lived at 6 Heol Fawr, Nelson

John HAVERLOT

Royal Field Artillery

1911-Lived at 30 Heol Fawr; 1918-Lived at 70 Heol Fawr with Louisa Haverlot. Came from Birmingham to work as a quarryman.

Charles HERBERT

H.M.S. Ajax, Royal Navy

HMS Ajax was one of the big dreadnoughts involved in the Battle of Jutland. I can’t find Charles Herbert in the ships listings for this period.

Ernest HERBERT

(Poss 3212 or 3289) 1st Battalion, Gloucester Regiment

 

John HERBERT

Private

A John Herbert lived at 72 Heol Fawr in 1918

Fred HIGHNAM

Private 203544, Royal Army Service Corps

Lived at Brynllefrith, Llanfabon Road

David George HILL

Private

Lived at 17 Thomas Street, Nelson

Frederick Henry HILL

(Prob Cpl 24945) South Wales Borderers

Lived at 24 Commercial Street with Margaret Ellen Hill

John HOLLAND

Sapper, Royal Engineers

Lived at 83 High Street, Nelson

Andrew HOLLOWAY

Private

Lived at 2 Caiach Terrace, Trelewis

(Ernest) Charles HOPE

11th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Lived at 7 Donald Street, with Elizabeth Hope

Edgar HOPKINS

Glamorgan Yeomanry

Edgar was born in about 1890 and died on 7th December 1949, aged 59yrs. Was married to Agnes who died in 1992. Lived at 34 Commercial Street, Nelson and later at Brynllefrith, Llanfabon.

Thomas HOPKINS

Corporal 6044, South African Rifles, formerly Pte 6044, 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment.

There is one ‘Thomas Hopkins’ living at 34 Commercial Street, but could also be the below person.

Thomas HOPKINS

Royal Fusiliers

 

William HOPKINS

(Poss Sapper 132568), Royal Engineers

Wounded in 1915, Lived at 34 Commercial Street, Nelson

William HOUGHAM

Private 19037, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

In 1911 he lived at Glanteifi, Shingrig Road with the Smith family. By 1918 he was living at 15 Dynevor Terrace, Nelson. First entered the war on 1 Oct 1915 in The Balkans. Was demobilized on 5 June 1919. Married Alice Maud Evans in 1911 and died 18th March 1933.

Richard HUCKLE

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

Became a prisoner of war in 1914. A ‘Winifred Huckle’ lived at 2 Heol Fawr in 1918

Jack HUGHES

Lieutenant, South Wales Borderers

Wounded in 1918, was gassed and suffered shell-shock

R HUGHES

Private

Served in Ireland

Thomas John HUGHES

King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (Poss 13955 and advanced to 2nd Lieut)

Suffered shell shock in 1916. Lived at 20 Wern Crescent, Nelson

William Edmund HUGHES

King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Died 24th Nov 1916

Walter Albert HUGHES

Private 14501, 8th Batt, South Lancashire Regiment

Lived at 48 Heol Fawr, Nelson with Eliza Hughes. Awarded silver war badge B171946

Harry HUNT

King’s Shropshire Light Infantry

 

Percy HUNT

Private

Lived at 4, The Square, Nelson with William and Annie Hunt.

George INNES

Butcher, Royal Army Service Corps

Lived at 23 Shingrig Road, Nelson with Alice Innes

Fred JAMES

Private

Lived at 29 High Street, Nelson

John JAMES

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

 

Edward James Lewis JEFFRIES

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Lived at the Farmer’s Arms, Llanfabon with James and Ruth Jefferies

Arthur Vernon JENKINS

Private

Lived at Mafondy, High Street, Nelson

Henry JENKINS

Private

 

John Thomas JENKINS

10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Died 20th July1916

Samuel JENKINS

13th (Rhomdda) Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died 13th March 1916

Thomas JENKINS

1st Battalion, Welsh Guards

Died 16th July 1917

Vernon JENKINS

Royal Engineers

 

David John JONES

Welsh Horse

Licensee at the Nelson Inn Public House

Ben JONES

12th Battalion, Rifle Brigade

Wounded early 1916, Died 29th Aug 1916

David JONES

Royal West Kents

Wounded in 1917

Edward JONES

Royal Naval Division

October 1918 had his left foot amputated

Edwin JONES

10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

1901 was living at 20 High Street, Nelson with relatives

Ernest Bartly JONES

Royal Army Service Corps

Died 22nd Nov 1920.

Evan JONES

Private

 

Emlyn JONES

Private

 

Frank JONES

Somerset Light Infantry

Died 7th April 1916

George JONES

10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Wounded in 1916

Gwilym Augustus JONES

Welsh Regiment

Wounded five times up until 1917. Lived at 9 Moon Crescent, Nelson

Gwyn JONES

Private

 

Harold JONES

8th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died 13th Aug 1915

Jack JONES

2nd Lieut, South Wales Borderers

Wounded in 1918

James Idris JONES

Royal Flying Corps

Lived at ‘The Laurels’, High Street, Nelson

John William JONES

1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Died 21st Dec 1914

Richard JONES

Somerset Light Infantry

Wounded in 1916, Died 1st Oct 1918

Robert W JONES

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

P.O.W. in 1914, returned home for Christmas 1918

Thomas JONES

Welsh Regiment

 

William JONES

Royal Welsh Fusiliers (Poss Pte 20881, R.W.F. then 156161 R.E.)

Transferred to Royal Engineers, wounded in 1916. Lived at 45 Heol Fawr, Nelson

William Henry JONES

Welsh Regiment

Wounded in 1917, discharged in July 1918. Lived at 2 Caerphilly Road, Nelson.

W Asaph JONES

Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery

 

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