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formerly Newport, Monmouthshire, UK

 

Surname G

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Surname G
Gabb, Arthur John, 29, 15th September 1918, 1st Bn. South Wales borderers, 22228, Private, VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY, V. C. 14.

                                        Memorial

 

Ar raid victim Gabb, Edwin John, 22, 10th August 1940, Civilian War Dead, Merchant Navy; of 4 Lily Grove. Died at Victoria Central Hospital, WALLASEY, COUNTY BOROUGH




Obituary

Gabb, Frederick Alec, 3rd February 1917, 19th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, 36866, Private, WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAULTY, IV. H. 1.

Memorial

 

George Gabb

Gabb, George Thomas, 26, 11th May 1917, "C" Bty. 123rd Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 156899, Driver, Husband of F. M. Gabb, of 20, James St., Newport, Mon., BOYELLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, I. C. 7.


Obituary                             Memorial                              Memorial

 

ss Matina Gabe, Howell Emanuel, 26, 24th October 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Matina, Ordinary Seaman, Son of Thomas Rees Gabe and Bessie Ruth Gabe, of Pontypool, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 69.

 

 

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Gale, William Nelson, 23rd October 1943, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Charybdis, D/MX 75494, Chief Petty Officer Cook (S), PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 83. Column 1.

HMS Charybdis

 

SS Azul Gale, William Henry, 55, 5th February 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Azul" Donkeyman, husband of Elizabeth Ann Gale (nee Francis), of Bishopsgate Parade, Cardiff Rd., Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

 

 

 

SS White Crest Galea, Lucrezia, 31, 24th February 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. White Crest, Third Engineer Officer, B E M, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 118.

 

 

Obituary Gabica, Dorothy, 48, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 14 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Wife of Morgan Gabica. Died at 14 Eveswell Street NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

Morgan Gabica Gabica, Morgan, 48, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 14 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Husband of Dorothy Gabica. Died at 14 Eveswell Street,   NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Local memorial - St Mary's RC Church

World War Two memorial                                        Obituary

 

SS British Statesman Gallagher; William C Bernard, 20, 5th June 1943, Merchant Navy, SS British Statesman, Greaser.
 

Originally born in Scotland he is recorded as living in Newport at the time of his death. On the 5th June 1943 he accidentally drowned at Philadelphia, serving as a ships Greaser on the SS British Statesman. Age 20.

Information: Mr Billy McGee

 

  Gallear, John, 31, 27th September 1916, 6th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment, 11241, Lance Corporal, husband of Sarah Ann Gallear, of 29, Lloyd St., Liswerry, Newport, Mon., THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D.

 

  Gallen, James Henry, 39, 21st September 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Moat, Third Engineer Officer, Husband of Flora Gallen, of Glasgow, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 44.( cousin of

(a cousin of mine named Frank Abraham was also a crew member on this ship when it was torpedoed. Frank was picked by the Walmer Castle which in turn was sunk by a German aircraft and he was eventually rescued by HMS Deptford - Shaun)

 

St. Julian's High School memorial Gallivan, John Joseph Patrick, 18, 10th October 1918, 4th Bn., Royal Irish Regiment, 7592, Corporal, 33, Barrack Hill, Newport, Mon., Mr. and Mrs. M. Gallivan, GRANGEGORMAN MILITARY CEMETERY

Local memorial - St Julian's High School

Lost at sea

 

Arthur Gallop Gallop, Arthur Henry, 1st July 1916, 1st/1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1565, Rifleman, GOMMECOURT WOOD NEW CEMETERY, FONCQUEVILLERS, II. D. 25.

 

 

Roll of Honour Galloway, Albert Alfred, 21, 25th September 1944, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 14387432, Private, Son of Albert Charles and Lucy Galloway, of Newport, Mon., VALKENSWAARD WAR CEMETERY, I. A. 12.

Roll of Honour

 

Obituary Galsworthy, Alfred, 21, 31st March 1918, 2nd/8th Bn. Worcestershire Regiment, 242063, Private, Son of John W. and Elizabeth Galsworthy, of 8, Rodney Rd., Newport, Mon., POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 41.

Memorial                                        Memorial

 

Obituary Games, David John, 23rd October 1917, 24/27 Northumberland Fusiliers, Private,  Husband of Elsie May Gaes, Clarence House, 153 Caerleon Road, Newport, Mon.

South Wales Argus                                        Memorial

 

  Gamlin, Harry Lewis, 21, 28th April 1916, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 12987, Lance Corporal, Son of Charles E. and Harriett A. Gamlin, of 86, Raglan St., Newport Mon., MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY, I. F. 36.

 

Gane, Frederick, 19, 15th October 1914, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 10713, Private, Son of Joshua Gane, LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL

Story

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Gapper, Charles, 35, 17th April 1917, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, S.S. "Kish.", Wales Z/884, Able Seaman, Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Gapper, of 9, Severn View, Stow Hill, Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 24. Column 3

Memorial                    Memorial                   Roll of Honour                    SS Kish

 

 

Fred Gapper's wiifes grave Gapper, Fred, 59, 18th January 1941, Lighthouse and Pilotage Authorities, Newport Pilotage Authority, S.S. Diana, Pilot, Husband of Mary Ethel Gapper, of Newport, Mon, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 122.

Local memorial - Wife's grave St Woolos cemetery

Obituary                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    Inscription on headstone

 

William Garbutt Garbutt, William, 26, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn.  Monmouthshire Regiment, 2194, Serjeant, Son of Mrs. A. Garbutt, of 146, Malpas Rd., Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50

Local memorial - All Saints church, Brynglas and Malpas Road Evangelical church

All Saint's churh memorial                    Malpas Road Evangelical church                    Memorial                    Memorial

 

 

Garcia, Francisco, 41, 6th May 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. “Alfalfa” (London), Fireman, Husband of Mrs. J. Garcia, of 53, Lewis St., Newport, Mon., Born in Spain, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL.

 

 

  Gardner, Edward, 46, 5th March 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Tower, Greaser, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 46.

 

Harold Gardner Gardner, Harold Joseph, 34, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 71, Company Serjeant Major, Husband of Sarah Jane Gardner, of 26, Summerhill Avenue, Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Local memorial - St. John the Baptist church

Obituary                    WW1 memorial                    Memorial                             

 

 

Gardner, W G S, 21, 26th November 1914, 1st Bn. Devonshire Regiment, 9194, Private, Husband of Mrs. M. C. Gardner, of Coldra Cottage, Chepstow Rd., Newport, Mon., BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY, NORD, A. 8.

 

 

William Garen Garen, William, 62, 8th March 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Guido, Greaser, Husband of Letitia Garen, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 54.

Missing                    Obituary                    Roll of Honour                    SS Guido

 

Grave of Albert Garland buried with the other unidentified Garland, Albert Stephen, 42, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 15 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Husband of Elsie Elizabeth Garland. Died at Newport East, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Buried  in grave of "unidentified"

Obituary                              Obituary

 

Obituary
Garland, Charles Orlando, 22, 31st October 1918, 48th Divisional Ammunition Col.  Royal Field Artillery 73043, Gunner, Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Garland, of 15, Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon., MONTECCHIO PRECALCINO COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Plot 8. Row D. Grave 15.

Memorial

 

Grave of Edwin Garland buried with the other unidentified Garland, Edwin Frank, 50, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 15 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Died at Newport East, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH.
 

Buried  in grave of "unidentified"

Obituary                              Obituary

 

Grave of Elsie Garland buried with the other unidentified Garland, Elsie Elizabeth, 41, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 15 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Wife of Albert Stephen Garland. Died at Newport East, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Buried  in grave of "unidentified"

   Obituary                           Obituary

 

John Garrett Garrett, John Evelyn, 21, 14th January 1917, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. "Q.7.",  Wales Z/1570, Signalman, Son of John E. Garrett, of 12, Carlisle St., Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 17 "U." 200.

Obituary                    John Garrett's headstone                    Obituary                    Memorial

 

Patrick Garrett's headstone Garrett, Patrick John, 32, 30th October 1945, Merchant Navy, M.V. Cape of Good Hope, Able Seaman, husband of Eileen Garrett, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, Block 31. Grave 151.

Obituary                              Roll of Honour                              MV Cape of Good Hope


St. Julian's High School memorial Garth, Allen Edward, 19, 27th May 1917, 2nd Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 41759, Private, 20, Kensington Place, Newport, Mon, Mr. and Mrs. E. Garth, ARRAS MEMORIALSt

Local memorial - Julian's High School

 

  Garth, Allan Edward, 19, 27th May 1917, 2nd Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 41759, Private, Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Garth, of 20, Kensington Place, Newport, Mon., ARRAS MEMORIAL, Bay 6.

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Gaston, Harry, 19, 18th April 1944, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Owl, FAA/FX. 96031, Leading Airman, Son of Ernest William and Jessie Ellen Gaston, of Rochester, Kent., LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL, Bay 5, Panel 2.

Local memorial - St Marks church

 

Victor Gay Gay, Victor David, 30, 11th February 1945, 2nd Bn. South Wales BorderersPrivate, Husband of Mauvena A. A. Gay, of Risca, Mon., JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, 21. G. 7.

Obituary                                        Roll of Honour

 

Alfred Geary Geary, Alfred Thomas, 17th May 1918, "B" Bty. 67th Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 13116, Gunner, 36 Lewis Street, Newport, Mon., CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, O. 172.

Alfred Geary                              Obituary                              Memorial

 

World War One memorial Geary, Daniel James, 18, 24th November 1916, 53rd Div. Ammunition Col. Royal Field Artillery, 636, Driver, Son of Thomas and Catherine Geary, of 89, Alexandra Rd., Newport, Mon., DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, IV. C. 4

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

 

Edward Geary Geary, Edward Charles, 26, 8th/25th December 1941, 1st Bn. Middlesex Regiment, 6208204, Private, Son of Henry Edward and Mabel Geary, of Battersea, London, STANLEY MILITARY CEMETERY, 1. B. Coll. grave 18-20.

Edwards headstone                                        Obituary                              Eulogy

 

Lysaghts war memorial. Geary, T A. Lysaghts Steelworks memorial.  (WW1)

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks





William Geen Geen, William Purdon, 31st July 1915, 9th Bn.  King's Royal Rifle Corps, Second Lieutenant, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 51 and 53



 

  Geeves, James,     WW2

 

 

SS Koranton Gent, Alexander James Samuel, 50, 28th March 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Koranton, Cook, husband of Mary Alice Gent, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 62.

Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour                            Roll of Honour

 

Memorial George, Arthur Reuben, 27, 24th August 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Heatherside", Carpenter, husband of Laura Ethel George (nee Parfitt), of 5, Capel Crescent, Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

 

Malpas community centre memorial George, Daniel, Mercantile Marine     WW1

Local memorial -  WW1 memorial Malpas Community Centre

 

 

 

Obituary George, Frank Alfred, 28, 17th October 1918, 6th Bn. Welsh Regiment, Second Lieutenant, Son of Mrs. Rose George, of 37, Carlyle Rd., South Ealing, Middlesex, LA VALLEE-MULATRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, 2.

 

 

Obituary George, Lewis Thomas, 40, 2nd May 1940, Royal Marines, H.M.S. Victory., PLY/19563, Marine, husband of Eva May George, of Canton, Cardiff, HARSTAD CEMETERY, Allied Plot D. 3

 

 

George Gibb Gibb, George David, 28, 4th September 1917,  "D" Bty. 124th Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 740939, Bombadier, Husband of Lorna Rachel Gibb, of 24, Bedford Rd., Newport, Mon., WYTSCHAETE MILITARY CEMETERY, III. B 22.

Obituary                              Memorial                              Roll of Honour

 

 

Wilfred Gibb Gibb, Wilfred Charles, 27, 30th August 1942, Royal Corps of Signals, 2341417, Signalman, Son of George David and Loma Rachel Gibb, of Newport, Monmouthshire; husband of Eileen Mary Gibb, HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY, 2. D. 16.

Local memorial - Newport Rugby Club

                    Obituary                    South Wales Argus                    Roll of Honour

 

Arthur Gibbon's grave Gibbon, Arthur Henry, 19, 23rd February 1919, 4th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers transf. to (550370) 548th Agricultural Coy. Labour Corps., 76159, Private, Son of T. and W. Hannah Gibbon, of 31, Power St., Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 9 "C." 248.

Memorial

 

 

Obituary Gibbons, Albert, 25, 26th June 1945,  Merchant Navy. Buried in Sidney, Nova Scotia.

Obituary                                        Obituary

 

Roll of Honour Gibbons, David, 22, 5th May 1945, Royal Air Force (VR), 1274803, Leading Aircraftman, Son of Alfred Tom and Alice Gertrude Gibbons, of Builth Wells, Brecknockshire, RANCHI WAR CEMETERY, 9. M. 11.

 

Henry Gibbons headstone Gibbons, Henry James, 20, 16th March 1942, Royal Air Force (VR), 108 Sqdn., 948393, Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.), Son of Herbert F. J. Gibbons and Lilian E. Gibbons, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH) CEMETERY, Old ground. Grave 213.

Local memorial - St Marks church

 108 Squadron RAF                              Newport High School memorial in St Marks church

 
Roll of Honour Gibbons, Leonard James, 25, 26th September 1944,  233 Field Coy. Royal Engineers, 2157254, Sapper, husband of Monica Lilian Gibbons of Newport, Mon., JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, 21. F. 7.

 

 

Meomorial Gibbons, Percy Edward, 9, 7th October 1941, Son of Percy Edward Gibbons. Died at 20 Park Avenue, Rogerstone, Mon., Civilian War Dead, Civilian, MAGOR AND ST. MELLONS, RURAL DISTRICT/

Local memorial - Rogerstone Public Library


Park Avenue                              Park Avenue                              Park Avenue


Charles Gibbs Gibbs, Charles George, 13th November 1914, 2nd Bn Welsh Regiment, 9076, Private, BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, III. C. 25

Obituary                              Obituary                              Memorial

 

 

 

Obituary Gibbs, George Ernest, 26, 24th June 1944, 1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment, 14631946, Private, husband of Hilda Florence Gibbs, of Newport, Mon., DIGBOI WAR CEMETERY, 4.A.

Roll of Honour

 

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Gibbs, Horace Boddington, 27th September 1916, 7th Bn. Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment), 436011, Private, VIMY MEMORIAL,

Local memorial - St Marks church and entry from Newport Intermediate School for Boys Directory

                                        South Wales Argus story

 

John Gibbs Gibbs, John, 18th September 1918, 7th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 15320, Private, DOIRAN MILITARY CEMETERY, III. B. 8.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial                               South Wales Argus                              Memorial

 

Roll of Honour Gibbs, John William Richard, 31, 10th August 1944, 13th Bn. The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey, 6101867, Private, Son of John Henry and Harriet Gibbs; husband of Joyce Eva Gibbs, of Ipswich, IPSWICH OLD CEMETERY, Sec. C. Div. 31. Grave 65.

Roll of Honour


Tom Gibbs Gibbs, Thomas, 27, 28th March 1918, Prince of Wales Coy. 1st Bn. Welsh Guards, 2144, Private, Son of Patience and the late George Gibbs. Native of Newport, Mon., BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, II. A. 15.

Memorial on family grave.                                        Obituary                               Memorial

 

Missing with mates Gibson, Augustus, 21, 9th October 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Pennington Court (London), Fireman and Trimmer, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 80.

Local memorial - St Michael's church

St Michael's memorial                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    SS Pennington Court

 

  Giddings, R, Royal Air Force,     WW2

 

Alfred Giffin Giffin, Alfred James, 31, 31st August 1944, 4th Bn. Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, 3908654Private,  Son of James and Annie Giffin; husband of Phyllis Irene Giffin, of Hounslow, Middlesex, ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS, Plot 6. Row A. Grave 9.

South Wales Argus

 

Roll of Honour Gilbert, Kenneth Herbert, 21, 10th November 1944, 6th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 14224033, Private, Son of Herbert Thomas Gilbert and Jane Ann Gilbert, of Cardiff, TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, 6. K. 24.

Roll of Honour


142 Squadron RAF Giles, Ernest Alfred, 10th September 1942, Royal Air Force (VR), 142 Sqdn., 1285035, Sergeant (Air Gnr.), husband of Kathleen Lucy Godden, of Newport, Mon., RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Coll. grave 4. B. 3-19,

Local memorial - St Julian's High School

St. Julian's High School memorial

 
Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Gill, Bertram Walter, 28, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2425, Rifleman, Son of Edward Joseph and Emily Kate Gill, of 8, Bolton Rd., Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Local memorial - St Marks church and St. John the Baptist church

Obituary                                 WW1 memorial                              

                                                                                                           Entry from Newport Intermediate School for Boys Directory

 

Memorial Gill, Joseph, 27th May 1918. Adopted son of Mr and Mrs Gill of Goldcltffe.



Roll of Honour Gill, William Reginald, 21, 13th June 1944, 3 Parachute Sqn. Royal Engineers, 14531450, Sapper, RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, IA. B. 20.

Local memorial - Stewart and Lloyds (Lysaghts memorial)

                                        Roll of Honour

 

Ernest Gillard Gillard, Ernest William, 23rd October 1916, Nelson Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Able Seaman, HAMEL MILITARY CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, II. B. 22.

Memorial                                        Memorial

Cause Of Death:         Killed in action

Service History:           Enlisted 28/4/15 ; Draft for MEF 9/9/15, joined Nelson Bn. 21/9/15-1/10/15 Pyrexia Unknown Origin, rejoined Nelson Bn. 16/6/16-23/10/16 DD.

Notes: A Boilermaker ; b.7/5/1884 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Wife, Emily Ellen Louisa Gillard, 27 Dolphin St., Newport, Monmouth.

 

Doris Gimlett
Gimlett, Doris, 49, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 13 Eveswell Street. Daughter of Mary Turner, of 10 Hawthorne Avenue, and of the late William Turner; wfe of Edwin John Gimlett. Injured at 13 Eveswell Street; died same day at 131 Stow Hill (St Woolos Hospital), NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

The Gimletts grave at St Woolos cemetery.

 

The Gimlett's grave               Inscription on headstone               Obituary               South Wales Argus story

Eddie Gimlett Gimlett, Edwin John, 58, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Son of George and of the late Louisa Gimlett; husband of Doris Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH 

 The Gimlett's grave             Inscription on headstone               Obituary               South Wales Argus story

 

Eire Gimlett

 Gimlett, Eire Vivienne, 5, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Daughter of Edwin John and Doris Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

The Gimlett's grave             Inscription on headstone              Obituary               South Wales Argus story

George Gimlett Gimlett, George, 86, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Husband of the late Louisa Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

The Gimlett's grave             Inscription on headstone               Obituary               South Wales Argus story

 

Gladys Gimlett Gimlett, Gladys Sarah Matilda, 48, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Daughter of George and of the late Louisa Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

The Gimlett's grave             Inscription on headstone               Obituary               South Wales Argus story

 

Hadyn Gimlett Gimlett, Hadyn, 11, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Son of Edwin John and Doris Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

The Gimlett's grave             Inscription on headstone               Obituary               South Wales Argus story

 

Olwyn Gimlett Gimlett, Olwyn Elsie, 16, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilianof 13 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Daughter of Edwin John and Doris Gimlett. Died at 13 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

The Gimlett's grave               Inscription on headstone               Obituary               South Wales Argus story

 

Ivor and his wife Ginello (Gineloer), Ivor, 31st October 1918, 3rd Field Coy  Royal Engineers, 452291, Sapper, Son of John and Charlotte Geneloer  of 26 Victoria Road, Cwmbran, Mon., Husband of M. M. Ginello, of 20, Dudley St., Newport, Mon., AWOINGT BRITISH CEMETERY, II. F. 30.

Local memorial - General Post Office, Newport

Ivor, his wife and their son                         General Post Office memorial                         Ivor Ginello

 

Obituary Gladstone, Ralph Oscar, 27, 2nd November 1917, West Lancs Field Coy. Royal Engineer, Second Lieutenant, Son of Ralph Atchison Gladstone, of Newport Mon. and of Mrs. Gladstone of Crosshills, nr. Keighley, Yorks.; husband of Ruby Mabel Symonds (formerly Gladstone), of 14, Broseley Avenue, Didsbury, Manchester, BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, VI. B. 7.

 

Obituary Glass, James, 8th February 1919, 74th Transportation Corps., US Army, Cook, Son of Mr and Mrs Glass 209 Caerleon Road, Newport Mon.

 

 

Rogerstone Library civilian war dead memorial Glass, Mary, 63, 31st May 1941, of Pambu, Glasllwch Crescent, Rogerstone. Daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary Haynes, of Hereford; widow of H. W. Glass. Died at Pambu, Glasllwch Crescent, Rogerstone, Mon., Civilian War Dead, Civilian, MAGOR AND ST. MELLONS, RURAL DISTRICT

Local memorial - Rogerstone Public Library

Obituary

 

Jack Glover Glover, Jack, 22, 2nd June 1943, Merchant Navy, SS Fort Chillcottin,  Cause of death "Obstructive Jaundice due to Gall Stones", Buried at sea.

Information from Mr Billy McGee

Obituary                              Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour

 

Roll of Honour

Glover, Sidney Ashden, 25, 8th June 1940, H.M.S. Glorious, D/MX 52966, Electrical Artificer 3rd Class, Son of William and Emily Glover, of Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 42, Column 1.

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial                              Roll of Honour                              HMS Glorious

 

Lawrence Glyde's headstone Glyde, Lawrence Eric, 23, 5th April 1941, Royal Naval Patrol Service, H.M. Trawler Fortuna, LT/JX 240458, Seaman, Son of Joseph and Katie Glyde, of Pontymister, Risca, RISCA OLD CEMETERY, Plot E. Grave 905.

Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    HMT Fotuna



  Gobold, Arthur H, Merchant Navy,     WW2

 

Cliff Goddard Goddard, Clifford James Zachariah, 10th January 1941, Royal Air Force, 806 Sqdn., 541273, Leading Aircraftman, husband of Margaret D. Goddard, of Newport, Mon., MALTA MEMORIAL, Panel 2, Column 2.

Obituary                              Pbituary                              Roll of Honour

 

  Goddard, James,, Royal Marines,     WW2

 

William Godden Godden, William Henry Arthur, 35, 21st January 1944, 7th Bn., Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, 14513405, Lance Corporal, Son of Henry Arthur and Bertha Louisa Godden; husband of Kathleen Lucy Godden, of Newport, Monmouthshire, MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY. II, D, 24

Local memorial - St Julian's High School

St. Julian's High School memorial                    Obituary                    Eulogy                    Roll of Honour

 

SS Treverbyn Godfrey, Henry Jordan, 28, 21st October 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Treverbyn, Carpenter, Son of Harry and Elizabeth Ann Godfrey, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 111.

 

 

  Godina, Herman J, Merchant Navy,     WW2

 

 

 

Golightly, Phil, 32, 1st June 1940, 1/7th Bn. Middlesex Regiment, 4447388, Serjeant, Husband of Sarah Hanna Golightly, of Newport, Monmouthshire, DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Column 115.

 

 

World War One memorial Golledge, Charles, 17th Welsh Regt., 26052, Private,    WW2

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

 

 

  Gomer, Arthur, 36, 19th December 1925. 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment. Nor recognised as war dead but died from injuries received after the cut-off date of 31st August 1921. Memorial inscription on parents grave in St. Mary's Malpas grave yard as follows "Arthur son of J & L Gomer served in the 1st Mons throughout the was, was wounded Oct 8th 1918 and died from the effects Dec 19th 1925 aged 36" (Dave Woolven)


General Post Office memorial Gomery, C, 41, 2nd October 1915, 6th Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 13917, Company Serjeant Major, Husband of Mary Beatrice Gomery, of 22A, Club Row, Blaina, Newport, Mon., LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, II. A. 42.

Local memorial - General Post Office, Newport

 

 

 

Good, Michael Harvey, 19, 8th December 1942, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 120928, Flying Officer, Pilot, Son of Maj. Thomas Spellman Good and Freda Mary Good, of Newport, Monmouthshire. KIEL WAR CEMETERY, 1. C. 14.

 

 

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial Gooderidge, John James, 38, 9th August 1915, 4th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 12898, Private, Husband of M. A. Gooderidge, of 460, Corporation Rd., Newport, Mon., HILL 60 CEMETERY, I. B. 1.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Memorial

 

Ernest Goodland Goodland, Ernest Herbert, 21, 22nd May 1941, 1st Bn. Welch Regiment, 3967435, Private, Son of Herbert and Eva May Goodland, of St. Brides, Mon., ATHENS MEMORIAL, Face 6.

South Wales Argus                              Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour

 

Memorial Goodman, John, 3rd June 1918, 64th Motor Air Line Sect. Royal Engineers, 325912, Private, AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, IV. H. 25.

 

 

Grave of William Goodman's parents. Goodman, William Henry, 28, 15th June 1917, 6th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 16401, Serjeant, M M, Son of George and Emma Goodman, of "Ealing Cottage," Malpas, Newport, Mon., WESTHOF FARM CEMETERY, II. C. 7.

Local memorial - Parents grave and Plaque, St Mary's church, Malpas and WW1 memorial Malpas Community Centre

Inscription on grave               Malpas Community Centre                St Mary's church, Malpas memorial               Obituary               Memorial

 

Joseph Goodreid's headstone Goodried, Joseph Thomas, 19, 20th August 1920, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 3903582(75098), Private, Son of John Goodreid, NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH) CEMETERY, B3. Border. 47.

Accidentally shot.

Memorial

 

John Goodwin Goodwin, John, 31st May 1916, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Black Prince.", K/24687, Stoker 1st Class, PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, 18.

HMS Black Prince                                        Memorial

 

Obituary  Goodwin, William Arthur, 35, 10th June 1944, Merchant Navy, S.S. Dungrange, Second Engineer Officer, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 36.

Roll of Honour

Thomas Gordon Gordon, Thomas Percy, 33, 11th October 1918, 2nd/4th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 204556, Private, husband of Elinor M. Gordon, of 9, George St., Sutton, Surrey, ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, LXVIII. H. 12.

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

 

 

Gore, Joseph Austin, 20, 3rd December 1917, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 31573, Private, Son of Joseph Austin Gore, of 6 Mountjoy Rd., Newport, Mon., CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Panel 5.

 

 

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial Gorman, Thomas Henry, 21st August 1915, 4th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 12536,  Private, 7th FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY, Sp. Mem. A. 15.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

 

 

  Gorton, William, 39, 8th April 1919,  Royal Engineers, 563820, Sapper, Son of William and Mary Ann Gorton, husband of May Gorton, of 47, Richmond Rd., Newport, Mon., WORKINGTON (HARRINGTON ROAD) CEMETERY, 7. B. 8.

 

The Revd. William Gorten's headstone Gorton, The Revd. William Godfrey, 28, 19th April 1942, Royal Air Force (VR), 1412875, Leading Aircraftman (Obs. W./Op. U/T.), Son of Spr. William Gorton, Royal Engineers (died on active service, 8th April, 1919) and May Annie Gorton, of Newport; husband of Thelma Doreen Gorton of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH) CEMETERY, Extension. Grave 425.

Local memorial - Newport Rugby Club and St Marks church

                    Newport High School memorial in St Marks church                     Memorial to parishioners who died                    South Wales Argus

 

  Gorvin, Arthur Charles, 20th September 1917, 9th Bn. Welsh Regiment, 285005, Private, TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Panel 93 to 94.

 

Obituary Gorvin, Violet Mary, 29, 31st May 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Daughter of Joseph and Esther Gorvin, of 8 Riverside. Died at 30 Ridgeway Drive, Newport, Mon., NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

 

Frabcis Gough Gough, Francis Joseph, 28, 31st January 1942, Royal Navy H.M.S. Belmont, P/KX 130618, Stoker 2nd Class, Son of Walter and I. Gough; husband of W. M. Gough, of Small Heath, Birmingham, PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL Panel 69, Column 1.
HMS Belmont

Frederick Gough Gough, Frederick, 20, 17th June 1915, 1st Bn.  Monmouthshire Regiment, 2062, Rifleman, Son of Mrs. Laura L. G. Gough, of 4, Colne St., Newport, Mon., WYTSCHAETE MILITARY CEMETERY, III. E. 34.

Brother of J George Gough below

Obituary                              Memorial                               Memorial to two brothers

 

Headstone of G Gough Gough, G, 20, 20th December 1918, 5th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment) transf. to (434026) 564th Agricultural Coy. Labour Corps, 202916, Son of Albert and Annie Gough, of 42, Lewis St., Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 9. "C." 231.



 

Memorial Gough, J George, 27, 4th April 1917, 183rd Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery, 92842, Gunner, Son of Mrs. Laura Louisa Grace Gough, of 4, Colne St., Riverside, Newport, Mon., FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, III. N. 13

Brother of Frederick Gough above

Memorial to two brothers

 

Roll of Honour Gough, John Charles, 23, 20th July 1945, 454 Bty., 68 (1st Rifle Bn. The Monmouthshire Regt.) Searchlight Regt., Royal Artillery, 4077821, Gunner, Husband of Valerie Enid Gough, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, Block 85. Grave 147.

John Gough's headstone

 

Obituary Gough, Maurice Senior, 27, 15th February 1917, 5th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 26391, Private, Son of Mr. W. H. and Mrs. M. Gough, of 23, Summerhill Avenue, Maindee, Newport, Mon., HEM COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, F.

 

Obituary Gough, Sidney, 14th November 1916, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Howe Bn. R.N. Div., Wales Z/1455, Able Seaman, VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY, I. E. 57.

                                        Memorial                   Widows penny.

Cause Of Death:         Died of wounds in 11th Casualty Clearing Station (Shell wound Head 13/11/16)

Service History:           Enlisted 21/6/15 ; Draft for MEF 25/10/15, joined Howe Bn. 1/12/15-13/11/16 wounded.

Notes: A Fitter's helper ; b.7/3/1896 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Mother, Helen, 94 Jeddo St., Newport, Monmouth, later of: 110 Aldergrove Rd., Porth, Rhondda, Glam. ; ADM/171 = St.V.B. issued to Mother.

 

William Gough Gough, William John, 26, 29th March 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Whale, Donkeyman, Son of William John and Winifred Mary Gough, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 47.

Missing          Obituary         Roll of Honour          Roll of Honour           SS Empire Whale

 

Obituary Gould, George, 33, 14th April 1943, 94 H.A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery, 1761428, Gunner, Son of Frank Gould, and of Amelia Matilda Gould, of Newport, Monmouthshire; husband of Rachel Gould., ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY, VI. E. 1.

 

 

Obituary Gould, Jack, 24, 1st - 15th September 1944, 125 Anti-Tank Regt., Royal Artillery, 887872, Bombardier, James Arthur and Freda Frances Gould, of Newport, Mon.., SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Column 7

Local memorial - St Julians High School

St. Julian's High School memorial

 

George Goulding Goulding, George Samuel, 22, 4th June 1918, 1st Bn.. South Wales Borderers attd. 3rd Trench Mortar Bty., 13798, Private, Son of James and Elizabeth Goulding, of 34, Dolphin St., Newport, Mon., CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY, O. 32

Three brothers                              Obituary                              Memorial

 

James Goulding's headstone Goulding, James Henry, 28, 21st November 1918, "G" Training Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 180323, Private, husband of Catherine Goulding, of 5, Agincourt St., Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 25. "RC." 89.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas and St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial                   All Saint's churh memorial                    Obituary                    Memorial

 

Walter Goulding Goulding, John Walter, 10th October 1916, 6th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 15121, Private, REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT, VII. J. 9.

Three brothers                              Obituary                              Memorial

 

Alfred Goverd  Goverd, Alfred Melvern Conway, 23, 14th January 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Caledonian Monarch, Greaser, Son of John Henry and E. A. M. Goverd, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel

Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    SS Caledonian Monarch

 

 

St. Julian's High School memorial Grace, Leonard Charles, 25, 22nd July 1945, 1 Field Regt., Royal Artillery, 915960, Serjeant, PHALERON WAR CEMETERY, 21. E. 17

Local memorial - St Julian's High School

 

 

All Saint's churh memorial Grace, Samuel Charles, 29th August 1918,  4th Bn.. South Wales Borderers, 14811, Corporal, KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, Face 5.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

Memoriak                                        Memorial

 

All Saint's churh memorial Grace, Thomas, 17th September 1914, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 11080, Private, LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

Memorial                                        Memorial

 

Obituary Grace, Thomas, 23, 3rd April 1945, 3rd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 3969736, Private, husband of Winifred Annie Grace, of Newport, Mon., REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, 55. E. 3

Eulogy                                        Roll of Honour

 

Obituary Grainger, Raymond Knight, 32, 23rd July 1945, Royal Air Force (VR), 1250280, Sergeant, husband of Dorothy Grainger, of Hampton Wick, Middlesex., SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Column 451

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Grange, Derek Christopher Lindsay, 21, 6th August 1944, Royal Armoured Corps attd. 12th (Airborne) Bn. Devonshire Regiment, 277585, Lieutenant, Son of Thomas Henry and Betty Muriel Grange, of Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire., RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, IA. A. 6.

Local memorial - St Marks church

 

 

George Gratton Gratton, George, 4th March 1918, Royal Flying Corps., Second Lieutenant & Pilot, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 41. " C." X112.

 

 

 

Gray, James Albert, 24, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2208, Rifleman, Son of Alfred William and Emily Gray, of 6, Stafford Rd., Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50

Local memorial - General Post Office, Newport

General Post Office memorial                              Obituary                              Memorial

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Gray, Thomas Ivor, 36, 2nd May 1942, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Edinburgh, D/MX 45516, Chief Petty Officer Cook (S), Son of Levi and Edith Gray; husband of Gladys Gray, of Trevethin, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 71, Column 3.

 

Lysaghts War Memorial. Green, G. Lysaghts Steelworks Memorial.  (WW1)

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks





Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Green, Ivor Charles, 29, 13th August 1943, Army Educational Corps, 1605196, Serjeant, Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Green, of Machen, Mon., THANBYUZAYAT WAR CEMETERY, B5. A. 4.

Local memorial - St Marks church

 
Obituary Green, John, 26th September 1915, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 15276,Private, LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 52.

Local memorial - Family grave, St. Woolos cemetery.

Family grave memorial                                        Family grave memorial 

Photo's © Mark Hewinson

Obituary
Greene, David John, 20, 30th September 1918, 26th Bn. Royal Fusiliers, 66218, Private, Son of David and Edith Greene, of Newport, Mon., ZANTVOODE BRITISH CEMETERY, II. H. 15.

                                                                          Memorial                                        Memorial

  Greenhaff, Frederick William, 27, 3rd March 1817, 6th Bn. Lancashire Fusilers, 307402, Private, Son of William and Kate Greenhaff; husband of Annie Mary Greenhaff, of 52, Bradford St., Caerphilly., CAERPHILLY (ST. MARTIN) CHURCHYARD, E. 1. 48.

 

Cedric Greening Greening, Cedric Lionel Thomas, 27, 13th May 1944, Welch Regiment, 137769, Captain, Mentioned in Despatches, Son of William Thomas Greening and Minnie Greening; husband of Nance Isabel Greening, of Cardiff, CASSINO WAR CEMETERY, XII. H. 12.

Obituary                                        Eulogy

 

  Greening, Walter Thomas, 33, 14th November 1914, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 8881, Private, Husband of Fanny Frances Greening, of 16, Oakley St., Newport, Mon., HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, VIII. H. 7.

 

 

Obituary Greenland, Frank Ernest, 34, 23rd April 1918, 9th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 34397, Private, husband of Winifred A. Greenland, of 27, Richmond Rd., Newport, Mon., CROIX-DU-BAC BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Sp. Mem. G. 4.

 

 

South Wales Argus Greenland, James Edwin, 33, 28th August 1918, 1st Bn. Welsh Guards, 4038, Private, Son of James and Elizabeth Greenland; husband of Mrs. E. E. Greenland, of Nestleton, Calne, Wilts. Native of Newport, Mon., LIGNY-SUR-CANCHE BRITISH CEMETERY, A. 15.

 

 

Albert Greenslade Greenslade, Albert, 6th April 1918, 2nd R.M. Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Marine Light Infantry,\PLY/16538, Private, POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 1.

Local memorial - Havelock Street Presbytarian church

Havelock Street Presbytarian church                                        Obituary

Cause Of Death:         Killed in action

Service History:           Enlisted Bristol 10/1/14 ; Embarked RM Brigade 9/5/17.

Service Number:          PLY/16538

Notes: A Printer's Assistant ; b.Newport, Mon. 13/8/1895 ; Father, George Greenslade, Ebenezer Chapel House, Commercial Rd., Newport, Mon.

 

  Greenway, Edward Walter, 23rd September 1918, Royal Army Medical Corps, 372013, Quartermaster Serjeant, MAZARGUES WAR CEMETERY, MARSEILLES, III. A. 34.

 

 

 

Greenwood, Charles, 30, 3rd May 1917, 7th Bn. The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), G/37743, Private, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Greenwood, of 22, St. Andrews Rd., London, husband of Lydia Louise Greenwood, of Somerton Rd, Liswerry, Newport, Mon., ARRAS MEMORIAL, Bay 2.

 

HMS Ramillies Greenwood, Edward Rodney, 19, 4th December 1918, Royal Navy,  H.M.S. " Ramillies.", Ordinary Seaman, EDINBURGH (SEAFIELD) CEMETERY, Screen Wall. M. 55.

Obituary

 

 

S. S. Russian

Gregory, Charles, 50, 14th December 1916, Mercantile Marine, S.S. “Russian” (Liverpool”, Fireman and Trimmer, Son of the late Thomas and Eliza May Gregory. Born at Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL.

 

 

Patrick Grenville Grenville, Patrick, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, Rifleman, TYNE COT CEMETERY, LXVI. D. 4.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church and GKN (Rogerstone) Memorial

World War One memorial                              GKN (Rogerstone) Memorial                              Memorial

 

  Gribble, Hy. Charles Edgar, 29, 31st July 1917, 1st Bn. Grenadier Guards, 26043, Private, husband of Ella Gribble, of 30, Stockton Rd., Newport, Mon., NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, XXXI. A. 1.

 

 

S. S. Linwood Grieve, John Mearns, 16, 22nd January 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Linwood", Mess Room Steward, Son of George Grieve, of 3, Kirby St., Newport, Mon., and the late Isabella Cruickshank Grieve (nee Mearns)., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

 

 

 

Griffen, Lancelot Henry, 28, 10th April 1918, 1st/4th Bn. Wiltshire Regiment, 200239, Private, Son of Harriet Annie Griffen, of the Lodge, Shaftesbury Park, Newport, Mon., late of Steeple Ashton, Wilts, and the late Henry Griffen, JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Panel 44.

 

 

HMS Defence Griffin, Alfred Henry, 31st May 1916, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Defence., J/24383, Ordinary Seaman, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, 13.

 

 

 

Daniels headstone Griffin, Daniel, 12th December 1916, 3rd Bn. Welsh Regiment, 26823, Private, CARDIFF (CATHAYS) CEMETERY, EB. 33.




 

Parents grave Griffin, Richard, 28, 19th May 1915, Portsmouth Bn. R.N. Div, Royal Marine Light Infantry, PO/710(S), Private, Son of Richard and Hannah Griffin, of 10, Gaskell St., Newport, Mon., LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY, D. 28.

Local memorial - Parents grave, St. Woolos cemetery.

Inscription                                        Obituary

Cause Of Death:         Died of wounds

Service History:           ex-PLY/534/S RMLI Transferred to Portsmouth Division 10/12/14. ; Embarked RM Brigade 10/12/14 ; Portsmouth Bn. MEF 28/2/15-19/5/15 DD.

 
Stanley Griffin Griffin, Stanley, 29, 27th September 1918, 2nd Bn. Devonshire Regiment, 76009, Private, Husband of Mrs. A. M. Griffin, of 23, Mill St., Newport, Mon., LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST, III. D. 4.
Memorial

Obituary Griffin, William, 23rd September 1918,  11th Bn. Welsh Regiment transf. to (393487) 820th Area Employment Coy. Labour Corps, 14560, Private, KIRECHKOI-HORTAKOI MILITARY CEMETERY,  95.

 

  Griffith, Wilfred Ernest, 31, 17th December 1918, 132nd Army Troops Coy., Royal Engineers, 199919, Sapper, Son of George Henry and Sarah Matilda Griffiths, of 297, Caerleon Rd., Newport, Mon., BELGRADE CEMETERY, III. D. 11.

 

 

Albert Griffiths Griffiths, Albert George, 20, 13th October 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 3302, Rifleman, Son of Thomas and Amy Jane Griffiths, of The Village, Caerleon, Mon., LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY, XVI. D. 7.

Local memorial - Christchurch War Memorial

Christchurch War Memorial

 

Arthur Griffiths Griffiths, Arthur Reginald, 24, 20th May 1917, 1st/7th Bn. Middlesex Regiment,  G/40144, Private, Son of James Henry and Ada Griffiths, of 85, Oakfield Rd., Newport, Mon., ARRAS MEMORIAL, Bay 7.

Local memorial - St Marks church

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church                                         Obituary

 

Obituary Griffiths, Christopher William, 35, 7th November 1918, 123rd Field Coy. Royal Engineers, Lieutenant, Son of William and Rosita Griffiths, of Newport, Mon.; husband of Maud Mabel Waudby (formerly Griffiths), of 7, Sycamore Rd., Waterloo, Liverpool. A survivor of the Lusitania. ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, S. V. G. 5.


Edward Griffiths Griffiths, Edward, 23rd April 1917, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 18490, Serjeant, ARRAS MEMORIAL, Bay 6.

 

Obituary               Memorial               Memorial               Memorial

 

EdgarGriffiths headstone Griffiths, Edgar, 27, 29th March 1943, 454 Bty. 68 (1st Rifle Bn. The Monmouthshire Regt.) Searchlight Regt. Royal Artillery, 4078028, Gunner, husband of Violet Griffiths, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, Block 24. Grave 102.

 

 

 

Obituary - South Wales Argus 1941 Griffiths, Frederick Albert, 40, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 14 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Son of E. Griffiths, of 3 Margaret Avenue, and of the late Fred Griffiths husband of Louisa Griffiths. Died at 14 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Obituary                                        Obituary

 

Obituary - South Wales Argus 1941 Griffiths, Louisa, 36, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 14 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon, Daughter of George Vincent, of Farmfield Nash, and of the late Edith Vincent; wife of Frederick Albert Griffiths. Injured at 14 Eveswell Street; died same day at Royal Gwent Hospital, NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Obituary                                        Obituary

 

Funeral report. Griffiths, Harold Edgar, 57, 31st May 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of Fields Court, Fields Park Road. Husband of Daisy Griffiths. Died at Fields Court, Fields Park Road, Newport, Mon., NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

 

 

Funeral report. Griffiths, Patricia, 18, 31st May 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of Fields Court Fields Park Road. Daughter of Daisy Griffiths and of Harold Edgar Griffiths. Died at Fields Court, Fields Park Road, Newport, Mon., NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

Newport High School girls register with Pat's entry finishing with "at home, Killed in raid"

Entry in NHS girls register

 

John Griffiths headstone Griffiths, John, 34, 12th May 1917, Railway Troops Depot, Royal Engineers, 171695, Sapper, Husband of Margaret Griffiths, of 25, Dean St., Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 22. "RC" 129.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial                                        Obituary

 

John Griffiths Griffiths, John Edward, 27, 8th October 1918, 8th Bde., Australian Field Artillery, 19790, Gunner, 83, Albert Avenue, Maindee, Newport, Mon., Florence Ellen Preedy (formerly Griffiths) and the late James Griffiths, BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, I. B. 11

John Griffiths                         John Griffiths                          Obituary

 
  Griffiths, Raymond W, Royal Navy,     WW2

 

Roll of Honour Griffiths, Ronald, 30, 23rd November 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Goolistan (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Fireman and Trimmer, Husband of N. Griffiths, of Newport, Monmouthshire, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

SS Goolistan

 

  Griffiths, Rowland, Royal Navy,     WW2

 

Christchurch War Memorial Griffiths, T, 18th August 1916, South Wales Borderers.

Local memorial - Christchurch War Memorial

 

 

Thomas Griffiths Griffiths, Thomas Henry. 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1808, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.






All Saint's church memorial Griffiths, Walter, 7th October 1918, 267th Railway Construction Coy. Royal Engineers, WR/295517, Sapper, KIRECHKOI-HORTAKOI MILITARY CEMETERY, 264.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

Roll of Honour Griffiths, Wilfred Oliver, 19th April 1945, 25, 184 Field Coy.,  Royal Engineers, 924896, Sapper, Son of George and Caroline Griffiths; husband of Phyllis Gertrude Griffiths, RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, 13. B. 4.



Obituary Griffiths, Wilfrid Ernest, 31, 17th December 1918, 132nd Army Troops Coy. Royal Engineers, 199919, Sapper, Son of George Henry and Sarah Matilda Griffiths, of 297, Caerleon Rd., Newport, Mon. BELGRADE CEMETERY, III. D. 11.

Cause Of Death:         Died from Pneumonia.

Service History:           ex-Deal/536/S Sapper RM Divisional Engineers, enlisted 6/10/14 ; 2nd Field Company MEF 1/3/15-6/7/15 Corneal Ulcer & Conjunctivitis left eye, Invalided to UK 24/8/15 ; transferred to Royal Engineers 31/1/17.

Notes: Next-of-Kin: Mrs. G.H. Griffiths, 297 Carlton Rd., Newport, Monmouth ; ADM/171 = St.V.B. issued to Mother, V.B. issued by War Office, IC/232/1922.

 

Roll of Honour Griffiths, William Sydney Llewellyn, 21, 7th January 1943, 80 H.A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery, 11420673, Gunner,    Son of Lewis Llewellyn Griffiths and Edith May Griffiths, of Cwmcarn, Mon., MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Face 7.

Roll of Honour

 

George Groom's grave Groom, George Arthur, 34, 20th May 1946, Royal Air Force (VR), 930607, Leading Aircraftman, husband of Ethel Groom, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH) CEMETERY, Block. O.G. Cons. A3. Grave 198.

Close up of headstone

 
Roll of Honour Groucott, Eric Richard, 20, 21st June 1944, Royal Air Force (VR), 355 Sqdn., 1416098, Flight Sergeant, Son of George Richard and Miriam Groucott, of Rogerstone, Mon., SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Column 434.

355 Squadron RAF


Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Groves, Francis Neville, 25, 8th May 1915, 3rd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, Lieutenant, Son of John Francis and Frances Matilda Groves., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Local memorial - St Marks church

Entry from Newport Intermediate School for Boys Directory

 

Obituary Grunnah, Nicholas, 26th February 1919, Merchant Navy, 16 Stow Park Avenue, Newport, Mon.

 

  Gullick, Reginald William, 31, 28th January 1945, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 1896420, Serjeant, Flt. Eng., Son of William Gullick, and Ellen Gullick, of Newport, Monmouthshire. DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY, Coll. Grave 1. K. 19 – 21.


 

Gullick, William John, 27, 17th August 1917, 1st Bn. Worcester Regiment, 30511, Private, Son of William John Gullick, husband of Ellen Olivia Gullick, of 40, Oliver Rd,., Newport, Mon., SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY, V. F. 32.

 

Austin Gunn Gunn, Austin Charles, 30, 22nd July 1916, 1st/2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 3493, Private, Son of Mr. C. and Mrs. H. Gunn, of 40, Chepstow Rd., Newport, Mon., HAMEL MILITARY CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, I. B. 29.

Austin's headstone                              Obituary                              Memorial

 

Harold Gunstone Gunstone, Harold, 20, 9th August 1915, 6th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 19760, Private, Son of Tom and Leah Gunstone, of 24, Cyril St., Newport, Mon., HELLES MEMORIAL, Panel 152 to 154.

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

Selwyn Gurney Gurney, Selwyn George, 25, 22nd May 1941, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 100 Sqdn., 978686, Aircraftman 1st Class, Son of William John and Lily Gurney, of Newport, Mon., SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Column 410.

Obituary                     Eulogy                    Roll of Honour                    100 Squadron RAF

 

William Gurney Gurney, William John, 31, 15th January 1943, Army Catering Corps attd. 33 Lt. A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery, 1678762, Private, Son of William John and Lily Gurney; husband of Clara Gurney, of Epsom, Surrey., TABARKA RAS RAJEL WAR CEMETERY, 2. E. 12.

Obituary                                       Roll of Honour

 

Guy, Alice Annie, 21st August 1916, Scottish Women's Hospital attd.Serbian Army, Nursing Sister, Former Superintendent of the Devonshire Hospital, Buxton., SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY, 1605.

Local memorial - on parents grave, St Mary's Churchyard. Malpas.

Grave of Alice's parents                    Obituary                    Inscription on grave                    Memorial

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Gwyer, William, 20, 1st November 1914, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Monmouth.", K/9849, Stoker 1st Class, Son of Robert and Annie Gwyer, of 59, Jeddo St., Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 3. Column 2

Local memorial - St Mary's and St Michael's RC churches

World War One memorial                              St Michael's memorial                              HMS Monmouth

 

SS Jersey City Gwyther, Wybert Rowland, 35, 31st July 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Jersey City (Bideford), Able Seaman, Son of Charles R. and Edith Mary Gwyther of Chepstow Road, Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 59.

 

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