NEIGHBOURS KILLED ON THE BATTLEFIELD; Our website, WalesOnline, features a powerful tool which enables you to find family members or people who lived in your street who died in World War I. Today, Anna Lewis has searched for fallen servicemen who lived in Stockland Street, Pentrebane Street and Redlaver Street in Grangetown. Here is who she found...
STOCKLAND STREET Lewis Howell Giles Son of John Giles of 45 Stockland Street Rank: Sapper Regiment: Royal Engineers Age: 24 Date of Death: 12-10-1918 Buried at: Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt Henry John Robins Son of Hannah Robins and the late David James Robins; Husband of Myra Robins (nee Worthington) of 47 Stockland Street Rank: Second Mate Regiment: Mercantile Marine Age: 24 Date of Death: 3-9-1917 Buried at: Tower Hill Memorial Harry Sparkes Son of Mary Sparkes and the late Charles Sparks of 37 Stockland Street Rank: Third Engineer Regiment: Mercantile Marine Age: 31 Date of Death: 20-2-1917 Buried at: Tower Hill Memorial Matthew Lloyd Son of David John and Ann Lloyd of 18 Stockland Street Rank: Private Regiment: Welsh Regiment Age: 22 Date of Death: 7-7-1916 Buried at: Thiepval Memorial REDLAVER STREET Evi Amos Lockyer Son of George Henry and Bertha Ann Lockyer, of 35 Redlaver Street Rank: Private Regiment: Welsh Regiment Age: 18 Date of Death: 25-5-1915 Buried at: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial PENTREBANE STREET Alfred John Dunscombe Son of James and Mary Dunscombe of 160 Penarth Road; Husband of Mary Dunscombe of 18 Pentrebane Street Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Field Artillery Age: 25 Date of Death: 14-4-1918 Buried at: Tyne Cot Memorial Benjamin Sims Son of Isabella and the late Samuel Sims of 16 Pentrebane Street Rank: Private Regiment: Welsh Regiment Age: 33 Date of Death: 26-3-1917 Buried at: Jerusalem Memorial Harold Woodward Son of Giles and Sarah Woodward (nee Griffiths) of 17 Pentrebane Street Rank: Second Officer Regiment: Mercantile Marine Age: 24 Date of Death: 10-8-1918 Buried at: Tower Hill Memorial
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|Publication:||South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)|
|Date:||Jul 26, 2018|
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