Not on Local Memorials

None of the soldiers that are present on this page are commemorated on the War Memorials in either
 New Tredegar, Tirphil or Brithdir. They all have some link with at least one of those areas.
They may appear on other memorials elsewhere.

The research continues and more entries may be added.

Thomas ADAMS
Private 42119
23rd Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died on 29th November 1918.
Buried at Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece

Husband of Catherine Adams, 20, Penrhyn Terrace, Phillipstown.

John Henry ALLPORT
Private 22115
4th Battalion, Worcester Regiment

Died on 6th August 1915.
Commemorated at Helles Memorial, Gallipoli

Enlisted in Worcester, resided in New Tredegar

Albert BALL
Private 64716
21st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps

Died on 30th March 1917
Buried at London Cmemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, France.

Enlisted at New Tredegar.

Walter BENNETT
Private 226405
1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment

Died on 13th October, 1915
Commemorated at Loos Memorial, France

Born in Bassaleg, resided in Tirphil

Alfred John BETTON
Private 41434, Labour Corps
Formerly 54933, 23rd Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regt)

Died on 10th November, 1917
Buried at Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey

Born in Beverley, Salop, enlisted at New Tredegar
Son of John nad Jane Betton, Pemberley, Minsterley, Salop.

Horace BRAGG
Private 203812
2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Died on 31st January, 1918
Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial, France

Enlisted at Aberbargoed, resided in New Tredegar

Roderick BREEZE
Private 26506
7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Formerly Private 2972, Montgomeryshire Yeomanry.

Died on 14th April 1918
Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

Enlisted in Knighton, Radnorshire, resided in New Tredegar.

Charles Constantine BROWN
Stoker 1st Class K22064
H.M.S. Drake
Royal Navy

Died on 2nd October 1917
Body not recovered

Born in Tirphil on 24 Jan 1896

Edward BULLOCK
Sergeant 9316
Machine Gun Section, South Wales Borderers

Died on 11th November 1917
Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

Born in Shropshire, resided at 5 Long Row, Elliotstown

Albert Burt CARPENTER
Private 17166
6th Battalion, Prince Albert’s Own Somerset Light Infantry.

Died on 2nd August, 1915
Buried at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery, Belgium

Born in New Tredegar, resided in Llanbradach

William Brooks COLLINS
Private 39400
Machine Gun Corps.

Died on 18th September 1918 - at home
Buried at Brithdir Cemetery

Enlisted at Newport, resided at New Tredegar

Emrys DAVIES
W/3110, Gunner
466 Battery, 65 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.

Died on 19th November 1917
Buried at St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

Born in Pontlottyn, resided at Tirphil. Click HERE for more information.

Matthew DAVIES
Private 1922
1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment

Died on 8th May, 1915
Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium

Enlisted at Bedwellty, resided in New Tredegar

Samuel Gwyn DAVIES
Private 266150
2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment.

Died on 2nd March 1917
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, France.

Born in New Tredegar, enlisted at Pontypool

Thomas Victor DAVIES
Private 23712,
18th Battalion, Welsh Regiment.

Died on 27th November 1917
Buried at Rocquigny-Equancourt Road Cemetery, Manancourt, France.

Born in New Tredegar, enlisted in Bargoed.

 

William EVANS
Private 35031
5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment.

Headstone photo

died on 22nd September 1918
Buried at Glageon Communal Cemetery Ext. Nord, France

Born in Ebbw Vale, resided in Tirphil

William Daniel EVANS
Private 44770
13th Battalion, Welsh Regiment.

Died on 22nd June 1917.
Buried at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium

Son of David and Ann Evans, 6, Amity Road, West Ham, London. Native of New Tredegar

Ernest FRANKHAM
Private 201842
Brecknock Battalion, South Wales Borderers.

Headstone photo

Died on 6th October, 1918
Buried at Tincourt New British Cemetery, France

Enlisted at Cardiff, resided in New Tredegar

Reginald Arthur GILL
Private PLY/732
2nd Royal Marines Battalion, Royal Naval Division
Royal Marine Light Infantry.

Died on 11th November 1918
Buried at Niederzwehren Cemetery, Kassel, Germany

Son of Annie Brooks, 3, Medart Stret, Cross Keys
Born in New Tredegar. Click ‘HERE’ to see further information.
 

William John HAMMOND
Lance Corporal 9160
1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Headstone photo

Died on 26th September 1914
Buried at Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel, France

Born in New Tredegar, enlisted at Brecon

William James HIGGINS
Private 8390
2nd Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.

Died on 24th October 1914
Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

Son of Edmund James and Sarah Elizabeh Higgins, Malvern Villa, Greenfield, New Tredegar

James HILLMAN
Rifleman 2415
1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment.

Died on 8th May, 1916
Commemorated on the the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium

Born in Llangynydd, Brecon, enlisted at New Tredegar and lived in Troedyrhiw’rfuwch.
Present on the War Memorial at Troedyrhiw’rfuwch.

Ernest HOOK
Private 17955
5th Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Headstone photo

Died on 27th September 1915
Buried at Vieille-Chappelle Military Cemetery, La Couture, France

Born in Rhymney, resided in Tirphil

Stanley Gordon HUNT
Rifleman 2414
1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment

Died on 4th May, 1915
Buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France

Alfred JAMES
Private 36062
1st Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died on 18th July 1916
Buried at Struma Military Cemetery, Salonika

Born in Ebbw Vale, resided in Tirphil

May be represented at Tirphil as Private WA James, Welch

Thomas JENKINS
Private 30978
16th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died on 27th July, 1917
Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

Enlisted at Brecon, resided in New Tredegar

Ellis JONES
Private 31270
19th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died on 22nd June 1916
Buried at Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium

Enlisted at Bargoed, resided in Tirphil

Thomas Stephen JONES
Second Lieutenant
10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Died on 26th September 1917
Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele, Belgium

Born in Tirphil. Click ‘HERE’ to see further information.

William JONES
Private 44293
Labour Company, King’s Liverpool Regiment

Died on 15th October, 1916 - at home aged 48yrs
Buried at Bedwellty Churchyard

Born in Wrexham, resided at Tirphil

William JONES
Sapper 113892
155th Field Company, Royal Engineers.

Died on 9th September 1917
Buried at Manchester Southern Cemetery, England

Husband of Gwladys Jones, Tugela House, Elliotstown, New Tredegar.

William Arthur JONES
Private 18897
13th Battalion, Welsh Regiment.

Died on 10th July, 1916
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France

Edward KEOGH
Corporal 2029
1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment

Died on 13th October 1915
Buried at Loos British Cemetery, France

Born in Chepstow, resided at Tirphil

William KNIGHT
Private 16762
10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment.

Died on 10th July 1916
Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France.

Born in Somerset, resided in New Tredegar.
Previously worked with Newport and District Post Office

Albert LEAVES
Private S/368059, Royal Army Service Corps
Formerly Rifleman 3666, 10th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.

Died on 8th November 1918 aged 25yrs
Buried at Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, France

Born in New Tredegar.

Son of Joel and Mary Ann Leaves, 26, Long Row, Elliotstown (1911 Census)
Brother to Ethel, Beatrice, Elsie, Percy, Baden, Minnie, Wineford and William.

 

Thomas John MASTERS
Driver W/346
Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery

Headstone photo

Died on 3rd OCtober, 1918
Buried at Thilloy Road Cemetery, Beaulencourt, France

Born in New Tredegar, enlisted at Tonypandy

William MORGAN
Acting Bombardier 622420
Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery

Died on 18th July, 1917
Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, France

Born in New Tredegar, enlisted at Port Talbot

Frederick MORRIS
Private 14858
2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment

Died on 4th April, 1918
Buried at Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium

Enlisted at Newport, resided in New Tredegar

Rees Owen MORRIS
Driver W/674
Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery

Headstone photo

Died on 29th June, 1918
Buried at Harponville Communal Cemetery, France

Enlisted at Bargoed, resided in New Tredegar.

Arthur PANTER
Rifleman 2416
1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment.

Died on 8th May, 1915
Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium

Born in Hereford, enlisted at New Tredegar, resided at Troedyrhiw’rfuwch.
Present on the War Memorial at Troedyrhiw’rfuwch

Edward PARK(E)S
Private 17307
2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment

Headstone photo

Died on 28th February 1918
Buried at Ruyaulcourt Military Cemetery, France

Enlisted at Bargoed, resided in New Tredegar

R PARRY
Private 24426
1st Garrison, Hampshire Regiment

Headstone photo

Died on 29th October, 1916
Buried at Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France

Son of Daniel and Margaret Parry of Treharris.
Husband of Blodwen Jones (formerly Parry), of 10, Fernhill Terrace, Phillipstown.

William Charles PHILLIPS
Sergeant 67944
Corps of Royal Engineers

Died on 19th November 1917
Buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium

Born in Tirphil, resided in Cardiff

May be represented at Tirphil memorial as Sgt WC Phillips, S.W.B.

John PRICE
Private 36908
19th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers.
Formerly 3757, Monmouthshire Regiment.

Died on 24th July, 1918
Buried at Vlamertinghe (New) Military Cemetery, Belgium

Enlisted at Newport, resided in New Tredegar

John REILLY
Private 3754
1st Battalion, Irish Guards

Died on 31st July 1917
Buried at Artillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium

Born in Drumcliffe, Co Clare, resided at Phillipstown, New Tredegar

John Tydwal ROBERTS
Gunner 2093,
Motorised Branch, Machine Gun Corps

Died on 1st June 1919
Buried at Peshawar Cemetery and commemorated at Delhi Memorial India

Born in New Tredegar, enlisted at Coventry

William Daniel ROBERTS
Gunner 2967
Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery

Died on 4th June 1916
Buried at Longuenesse (Souvenire) Cemetery, St Omer, France

Enlisted at Bargoed, resided in New Tredegar

David John ROBINS
Private 22592
11th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Headstone photo

Died on 7th July, 1916
Buried at Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, France

Born in New Tredegar, resided at Aberbargoed

Joseph ROBINS
Private 17309
1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment.

Headstone photo

Died on 1st September, 1916
Buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt L’Abbe, France

Enlisted at Bargoed, resided in New Tredegar.

Joseph SCOTT
Sergeant 18896
13th Battalion, Welsh Regiment.

Died on 10th July, 1916
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France

Born in Newport, enlisted at New Tredegar and lived in Newport

William SIMMONDS
Rifleman 2404
1st Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment.

Died on 8th May, 1915, age 19yrs
Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium

Born in Cwmcarn, enlisted at New Tredegar

William SMITH
Corporal 13432
9th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died on 7th July, 1916
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, France

Enlisted at Bargoed, resided in New Tredegar

John Henry THOMAS
Private 25263
1st/6th Battalion, Welsh Regiment.

Died on 18th April 1918
Commemorated at Loos Memorial, France.

Enlisted at Mountain Ash, resided in New Tredegar.

Edmund WHITE
Rifleman 4846
2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles

Died on 24th March, 1918
Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, France

Enlisted at Bargoed, resided in New Tredegar.

Edwin WILLIAMS
Private 5947
7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry

Died on 30th August, 1918
Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France

Resided at Tirphil

Job WILLIAMS
Sergeant 38020
15th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Headstone photo

Died on 5th November, 1918
Buried at Forest Communal Cemetery, Department Du Nord, France

Born in New Tredegar, enlisted at Caerphilly. Click ‘HERE’ for further information

Stanley WILLIAMS
Private 21802
13th Battalion, Welsh Regiment

Died on 4th August, 1917
Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

Born in Abertillery, resided in Tirphil

Timothy WILLIAMS
Lance Corporal 23106
10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Headstone photo

Died on 2nd November 1917
Buried at Estaires Communal Cemetery Extension, France

Born at St Mary’s Monmouthshire, enlisted at New Tredegar.
Son of Mary Williams, 41 Agincourt St Newport and the late Timothy Williams

William Arthur WINDSOR
Private 67687
9th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Died on 6th June 1918
Commemorated at Soissons Memorial, France

Born in Tirphil, enlisted at Bargoed

Present on Gelligaer Church memorial

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