Posted: Sat 2nd Jul 2016

Torfaen Remembers The Battle Of The Somme

This article is old - Published: Saturday, Jul 2nd, 2016

On this day 100 hundred years ago…. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

  • Private Arthur Bullock, aged 27 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at War Memorial Park Gates, Pontypool
  • Corporal Samuel Cox, aged 22 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Private Thomas Dowding, aged 23 of the South Wales Borderers, died in France, remembered at Thiepval Memorial
  • Private Richard Evans, aged 20 of the South Wales Borderers, died in France, remembered at Zoar Chapel, Henllys (parents headstone)
  • Lance Corporal Robert Falls, aged 32 of the South Wales Borderers, died in France, remembered at Thiepval Memorial
  • Private Edwin Gibson, aged 23 of the Monmouthshire Regiment died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Lance Corporal Percy Gimblett, aged 29 of the SW Borderers, died in France, remembered at Ebenezer Evangelical Church, Pontnewydd
  • Private Joshua Gould, aged 21 of the South Wales Borderers, died in France, remembered at War Memorial Park Gates, Pontypool
  • CSM John Granger, aged 26 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Private Frederick Ham, aged 25 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Lance Corporal James Harris, aged 28 of the Northumberland Fusiliers died in France, remembered at Thiepval Memorial
  • Private William Higgs, aged 22 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Lance Corporal Sidney Holvey, aged 34 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Private Joseph Hopkins, aged 22 of Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment died in France, remembered at Thiepval Memorial
  • Private Arthur Jones, aged 20 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Lance Corporal Charles Jones, aged 26 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at GKN (Colliery) Plaques at Cwmbran Park
  • Private Fred Jones of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Lieutenant Corporal Maurice Kennard, aged 32 of Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment, died in France, remembered at Blaenavon War Memorial
  • Private Walter King, aged 25 of the South Wales Borderers, died in France, remembered at Noddfa Baptist Church, Abersychan
  • Private Charles Kirtland, aged 17 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Hilda’s Church, Griffithstown – Member of Church Lads’ Brigade
  • Private Ernest Long, aged 19 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Private William Newman, aged 27 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Private Arthur Nunnerley, aged 21 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Gunner Albert Parry, aged 20 of the Royal Field Artillery, died in France, remembered at St. Peter’s Church, Blaenavon
  • Private Samuel Pattemore, aged 30 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France remembered at GKN (Colliery) Plaques at Cwmbran Park
  • Private Soloman Phillips, aged 22 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Private Edward Preece, aged 21 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at War Memorial, Blaenavon
  • Private Edwin Smith, aged 27 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Private George Smith of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Corporal Ebenezer Snell, aged 31 of the Somerset Light Infantry, died in France, remembered at Thiepval Memorial
  • Private William Tunley, aged 26 of the Monmouthshire Regiment, died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
  • Private Frank Wilkey, aged 21 of the Northumberland Fusiliers, died in France, remembered at Panteg War Memorial
  • Private Albert Woffenden, aged 38 of the South Wales Borderers died in France, remembered at St. Cadoc’s Church, Trevethin – 2nd Mons. Memorial Chapel
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