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, Tom Houghton has searched for fallen servicemen who lived in George Street and Bute Street, Butetown, Cardiff. Here is who he found...
Gilbert Reece Husband of Florence Reece (formerly Tolcher), of 21 George Street. Born in Bristol.
Rank: Private Regiment: Somerset Light Infantry Age: 40 Date of death: 2-10-1915 Buried at: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery William Edward Stone Son of E and Emma Jane Stone, of 16 George Street.
Rank: Private Regiment: Welsh Regiment Age: 24 Date of death: 8-8-1915 Buried at: Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery Kuyemon Tanaka Son of Kintaro Tanaka (father); husband of Mato Tanaka (nee Miura), of 36 George Street. Born in Japan.
Rank: Second Mate Regiment: Mercantile Marine Age: 30 Date of death: 2-10-1918 Buried at: Tower Hill Memorial Pedro Bilbao Son of the late Peter and Locardia Bilbao; husband of Florentina Bilbao (nee Begona), of 33 George Street. Born in Liverpool.
Rank: Third Engineer Regiment: Mercantile Marine Age: 36 Date of death: 19-4-1917 Buried at: Tower Hill Memorial William John Ward Son of R and AM Ward, of 129 Bute Street.
Rank: Private Regiment: London Regiment Age: 20 Date of death: 6-1-1917 Buried at: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Bertram Alfred Pollard Son of Mr and Mrs Alfred Pollard, of Penzance; husband of Alice Pollard, of the Bute Dock Hotel, Bute Street.
Rank: Company Sergeant Major Regiment: Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Age: 41 Date of death: 13-10-1915 Buried at: Spoilbank Cemetery JH May Husband of Alice Morse (formerly May), of 276 Workmen's Hotel, Bute Street.
Rank: Private Regiment: Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Date of death: 15-3-1917 Buried at: Ovillers Military Cemetery J Glaze Nephew of Obadiah McCarthy, of 165 Bute Street.
Rank: Able Seaman Regiment: Mercantile Marine Reserve Age: 35 Date of death: 7-12-1917 Buried at: East Mudros Military Cemetery
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|Publication:||South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)|
|Date:||May 24, 2017|
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