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Newport's War Dead

formerly Newport, Monmouthshire, UK

 

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Additional information below from the Commonwealth War graves Commission website

and also

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Newport's Roll of Honour

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Surname O
Oates, Dennis, 38, 6th November 1917, 2nd Bn Monmouthshire Regiment, 285025, Private, BANKFOOT (ST. MATTHEW) CHURCHYARD, near South boundary

 

SS Pandias Oates, Harold, 45, 23rd June 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Pandias, Third Engineer Officer, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 79

 

 

 

W Oakes Oakey, W E. Serjeant

Local memorial - Old Temple Street Boys (St Stephen's church)

Pld Temple Street Boys memorial

 

World War One memorial O'Brien, Charles Down, 26th April 1918, 22nd Bn. Durham Light Infantry, 81502, Private, POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 68 to 72.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

 

 

World War One memorial O'Brien, David John, King's Liverpool Regt., 45057, Pte.     WW1

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

 

 

O'Brien, John, 54, 23rd October 1916, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Clearfield", husband of Margaret O'Brien (nee Watkins) of 8, Courtybella St., Pillgwenlly, Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

 

Joseph O'Brien O'Brien, Joseph Austin, 33 1st August 1943, 245 Field Coy Royal Engineers, 2127749, Sapper, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew O'Brien; husband of Mary Gwendoline O'Brien, of Newport, Monmouthshire, SYRACUSE WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, VI. F. 6.
Obituary                              Eulogy                              Roll of Honour


World War One memorial O'Brien, William, 37, 17th July 1915, "B" Coy. 4th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 12659, Private, husband of Mary O'Brien (nee Cavill), of 1, Barrack Hill, Newport, Mon., LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY, F. 86

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

Memorial

 

William O'Brien O'Brien, William Bernard, 22, 3rd August 1917, 3rd Bn. Grenadier Guards, 24766, Private, Son of Johanna O'Brien, of 14, Lucas St., Newport, Mon., and the late John O'Brien, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 9 and 11.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial                             Obituary                              South Wales Argus

 

William O'Brien O'Brien, William Charles, 33, 30th August 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Mill Hill, Cook, Son of William Charles and Emily O'Brien., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 70.

Local memorial - Family grave at St Woolos cemetery and St Mary's RC church

William O'Brien          Obituary        Obituary        Roll of Honour        Family grave         Memorial to William O'Brien and the SS Mill Hill on grave

World War Two memorial                    Memorial                     SS Mill Hill

 

 

Michael O'Callaghan O'Callaghan, Michael, 21, 25th July 1916, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 10892, Private, Son of Rose and the late Patrick O'Callaghan, of 6, Raglan St., Newport, Mon., PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, II. A. 59.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial                              Memorial                              Memorial

 

St Michael's memorial O'Connell, Daniel, Mercantile Marine,     WW1

Local memorial - St Michael's church

 

 

 

Denis O'Connell O'Connell, Denis, 2nd August 1918, 1st/1st Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, 235081, Private, RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, AA. 34.

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

World War One memorial                              St Michael's memorial                              Obituary

 

John's grave O'Connell, John, 40, 2nd February 1917, "A" Coy. 11th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 22428, Private, of Newport, Mon., FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY, Plot 2. Row A. Grave 6.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial

 

O'Connor, Patrick, 43, 31st May 1916, Royal Navy H.M.S. "Defence.", 172086, Leading Stoker, Son of Michael and Bridget O'Connor, of Carhunapuka, Dingle, Co. Kerry, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 15. Column 1

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial                                        HMS Defence

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial O'Connor, William Turlough, 19, 8th December 1916, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M. Trawler "Dagon.", Wales/Z/3126, Ordinary Telegraphist, Son of William and Margaret O'Connor, of Abemant House, Argoed, Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 19. Column 3

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

Obituary                              Directory entry                              Newport High School memorial in St Marks church

 

  Ohlsson, Carl Oscar, 46, 2nd October 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Kayeson (London), TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 60.

 

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial O'Keefe, Cornelius, 28, 1st November 1914, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Monmouth.", SS/110027, Stoker 1st Class, Son of the late Thomas O'Keefe, of Youghal, Co. Cork, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 3. Column 3

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

World War One memorial               St Michael's memorial               HMS Monmouth               Memorial

 

World War One memorial O'Keefe, Cornelius, 1st July 1916, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 25517, Private, Y RAVINE CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Sp. Mem. B. 2.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

Obituary

 

World War One memorial O'Keefe, Denis Augustine, 13th April 1918, 1st/7th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment), 269409, Private, LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 27 to 30.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

 

World War One memorial O'Keefe, John Francis, 23rd October 1916, 2nd Bn. Leinster Regiment, 5008, Private, VILLERS STATION CEMETERY, VILLERS-AU-BOIS, II. B. 9.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

 

 

World War One memorial O'Keeffe, Arthur, 23rd April 1917, Nelson Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Wales Z/883, Leading. Seaman,     ARRAS MEMORIAL, Bay 1.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

Cause Of Death:         Killed in action

Service History:           Enlisted 3/5/15 ; Draft for BEF 31/7/16, joined Nelson Bn. 27/11/16-23/4/17 DD.

Notes: A Wagon Repairer ; b.17/11/1895 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, Denis, 17 Wheeler St., Newport, Monmouth.

 

Roll of Honour Oldfield, Thomas, 41, 22nd February 1942, Merchant Navy, M.V. Adellen (London), Greaser, Son of William and Elizabeth Oldfield, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 2.

Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour                              MV Adellen

 

HMS Spartan

Oldfield, Thomas Edward, 31, 29th January 1944, Royal Navy, H. M. S. Spartan, D/MX48991, Petty Officer Cook (S), Son of John and Elizabeth Oldfield, husband of Lillian Oldfield, of Newport, Monmouthshire. PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 91. Column 2.

 

 

 

Daniel O'Leary's headstone O'Leary, Daniel, 30th December1917, South Wales Borderers, 14980,  Private, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 25. 116.







 

O’Leary, J, 8th October 1918, 6th Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 30363, Private, Son of Mr. D. O’Leary, 13, Frederick St., Newport, Mon., PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY, GOUY, III. E. 4.

 

O'Leary, Thomas John, 21, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1463, Rifleman, Son of Arthur Patrick and Katherine O'Leary, of 7, Crindan Rd., Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial                              Obituary                              Thomas O'Leary's medals - Photo: Derek Everett

 

  Oliver, Albert Victor, 31, 30th November 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Kalibia", 2nd Steward, Son of John and Sarah Oliver, of 186, Durham Rd., Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Oliver, Alfred Donald, 27, 21st April 1917, 5th/6th Bn. Manchester Regiment, Captain, Son of Mr. A. Oliver, of 5, Faulkner Rd., Newport, Mon., LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, X. A. 24.

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

Obituary                                                           

 

  Oliver, Ernest Frederick, 11th July 1916, 11th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 21723, Private, FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ, VI. J. 3

 

Obituary Oliver, Gordon Anthony O'Neil, 20, 22nd December 1944, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 97 Sqdn.,  1422977, Flight Sergeant Air Gnr., Son of Cecil John and Edith Margaret Oliver, of Newport Monmouthshire; husband of Doreen Ivy May Oliver, of Newport, ASERAL CHURCHYARD

Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour                              97 Squadron RAF


Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Oliver, Walter Henry,18, 1st November 1914, Royal Navy, HMS Monmouth, SS/4865, Ordinary Seaman, Son of Walter Oliver, of 1, Llanvair Rd., Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 2. Column 1

HMS Monmouth

 

SS Goolistan Olmetti, John, 26, 23rd November 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Goolistan (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Fireman and Trimmer, Son of Vincent and Annie Olmetti, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 53.

 

 

 

James Olsen Olsen, James Patrick, 33, 5th March 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Tower, Able Seaman, Husband of D. Olsen, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 46.

Local memorial - Stewart and Lloyds (Lysaghts memorial)

                    Obituary                   Eulogy                    Roll of Honour

 

World War One memorial Olsen, Patrick, 34, 28th June 1915, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 13775, Private, Son of the late Alec and Catherine Olsen, HELLES MEMORIAL, Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220.

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

St Michael's memorial

 

James O'Neil O'Neil, James, 1918, Private, 41, Clarence Street, Newport, Mon.

Local memorial - St Michael's church

St Michael's memorial

 

SS Castlemoor in the middle O'Neil, James, 48, 23rd February 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Castlemoor, Able Seaman, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 24.


 

James O'Nell's grave O'Neill, James, 21st November 1944, Royal Air Force (VR), 1499903, Aircraftman 1st Class, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, Block 80. Grave 115.

Inscripion on headstone                              Obituary                              Roll of Honour

 

St Michael's memorial O'Neill, T, 31st October 1918, No. 1 Heavy Artillery Signal Sub Sect. Royal Engineers, 354190, Sapper, RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, BB. 28.

Local memorial - St Michael's church

Memorial

 

  Orchard, Alfred, 27th July 1915, Plymouth Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Marine Light Infantry, PLY/420 (S), Corporal, EAST MUDROS MILITARY CEMETERY, II. B. 29.

Cause Of Death:         Died from Enteric Fever in 15th Stationary Hospital Mudros

Service History:           Plymouth Bn. MEF 6/2/15-1/7/15 to 1st (RN) Field Ambulance Heat Stroke, to Hospital Ship 3/7/15.

Alfred William Orchard ; Promoted Corporal 1/6/15 in 'C' Company ; b.Ebbw Vale, Mon. 26/7/1889 ; Next-of-Kin: Friend, Miss E. Hellier, 89 Lewis St., Newport, Mon.. later of: 51 Capel St., Newport, Mon.

 

  Orde, Allen, 23, 15th October 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Heron, Able Seaman, Son of Harry Porter Orde and Gertrude Mary Orde, of Blaina, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 42.

 

Horace Orders Orders, Horace Melville, 1st November 1918, 19th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, 36906, Private, VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Panel 5 and 6

Obituary                    Memorial                    Roll of Honour                 Roll of Honour

 

 

Malpas Road Evangelical church Orphan, Trevor Albert, 22, 8th July 1943, 3 Base Ordnance Depot, Royal Army Ordnance Corps., 10532165, Corporal, Son of Thomas James Orphan and Alice May Orphan, of Newport, Monmouthshire, BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA, V. F. 16

Local memorial - Malpas Road Evangelical church

Eulogy                              Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour

 

G. Osborne's headstone Osborne, G, 46, 13th February 1920, Depot Welsh Regiment, 22331, Company Serjeant Major, Husband of J. Osborne, of 4, Alfred St., St. Philips, Bristol, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 27. 58.






 

Osborne, Thomas Charles, 22, 4th June 1941, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 139 Sqdn, 919874, Serjeant, Son of Charles Albert and Lillian Cleave Osborne, of Newport, Monmouthshire. RUNNEYMEADE MEMORIAL, Panel 49.

 

 

Norman O'Shea O'Shea, Henry Norman, 29, 24th November 1941, Royal Air Force (VR), 115 Sqdn.,  929820, Sergeant (Obs.), husband of Clarice O'shea, of Caerleon, Mon., CAERLEON (ST. CADOC) CHURCHYARD, North part

Local memorial -St Julian's High School

St. Julian's High School memorial          Obituary          Obituary          Roll of Honour          Roll of Honour            115 Squadron RAF                             

 
World War One memorial O'Shea, Richard, 14, 6th May 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Alfalfa", Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. O'Shea, of 4, Trinity Place, Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

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

St Michael's memorial

 

HMS Dorsetshire Osland, William George, 5th April 1942, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Dorsetshire, Leading Steward, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 72, Column 1.


 

  Osmond, Charles, 20, 13th April 1918, 1st Bn. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 25591, Private, Son of the late Samuel and Sarah Osmond, of Newport, Mon., METEREN MILITARY CEMETERY, V. E. 699.

 

George Osmond's headstone Osmond, George, 35, 17th February 1919, 1st Bn. Welsh Regiment, 36158, Private, Son of Sarah Osmond, of 37, Dewstow St., Newport, Mon. and the late Samuel Osmond, NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH) CEMETERY, 745.





World War One memorial O'Sullivan, John, 24th August 1916, 6th South Wales Borderers, 17420, Private.

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

St Michael's memorial                              Obituary                                Memorial

 

Memorial Outram, Ernest White, 29, 12th October 1916, 2nd Regt. South African Infantry formerly Natal Light Horse, 3104, Company Sergeant Major, Son of Elizabeth Powell (formerly Outram), of Grendleford, Derbyshire, England, and the late Isaac Outram, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 4 C.

Memorial                                        Memorial

 

Henry Overend Overend, Henry, 29, 18th April 1918, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers,  31618, Private, husband of Amelia Rosena Overend, of 12, Leicester Rd., Newport, Mon., LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 52.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial                  Obituary                    Roll of Honour, 8th May 1940                    Memorial

 

Obituary Overend, William Arthur, 25, 22nd November 1917, 3rd Bn. Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F., 27353, Private, Son of Henry and Eliza Overend, of 55, Barnsley Rd., South Elmsall, Pontefract, Yorks. Native of Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, Formerly of 166, Corporation Road, Newport, Mon., BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, POLYGON WOOD, Spec. Mem. IX. AA. 10.

Memorial                              Memorial                             

 

 

SS Goolistan

 

Owbridge, Frederick, 53, 23rd November 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Goolistan, Donkeyman, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 53.

 

  Owbridge, Thomas, Royal Navy,     WW2

 

 

Charles Owen Owen, Charles Herbert, 35, 14th May 1918, 8th Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment, 40642, Private, Son of the late William and Sarah Emily Owen. Born at Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 74. "U" 65.

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

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church                     Obituary                              Family grave memorial               Family grave memorial

Grave memorial photos © Mark Hewison

 

Edgar Owen Owen, Edgar John, 23, 16th August 1917, 48th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 37440, Corporal, Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Hogel, of 58, Adeline St., Newport, Mon., TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.

"Last man at the gun"

 

Last man at the gun                    Obituary                    Memorial

 

  Owen, Enoch, Monmouthshire Regt.,     WW1

 

 

 

Owen, Hubert Charles, 37, 4th November 1939, Royal Army Ordnance Corps., 723008, Warrant Officer Class I (Sub-Condr.), Son of Evan Charles and Martha Annie Owen; husband of Dora Owen, of Oxford, LESNEVEN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Grave 13.

Obituary                                        Obituary

 

SS Melmore Head Owen, Melvyn, 18, 28th December 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Melmore Head, Fireman, Son of William J. and Beatrice M. Owen, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 69.

Local Memorial - St. Thomas's Church

WW2 memorial                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour

 

Albert Oxenbury Oxenbury, Albert Cutter, 18, 13th October 1915, "A" Coy. 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 3038, Lance Corporal, Son of Mrs. H. Oxenbury, of 7, Exeter St., Newport, Mon., LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 129 and 130.

Memorial                              Memorial                              Memorial

 

 

William Oxenbury Oxenbury, William Arthur, 31st March 1918, 6th Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 35465, Private, POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 60

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

 

 

Obituary Oxenham, Frederick Charles, 31, 8th June 1940, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Ardent, Able Seaman, Son of Ernest and Ethel Oxenham; husband of Gladys Clare Oxenham, of Keyham, Devonport, Born Newport, Mon.,  PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 38, Column 1.

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial                                        HMS Ardent

 

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