Elizabeth Thomas Llanvihangel Crucorney Church Of St Michael And All Angels Monmouthshire

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Llanvihangel Crucorney: Church of St Michael and All Angels (Monmouthshire)

posted by Michael Day alias michaelday_bath on Wednesday 3rd of September 2014 12:14:45 PM

War Memorial tablet in the church In honoured memory of the men from this parish who laid down their lives in the Great WAr, 1914-1918 Identifications from the CWGC database: Capt. Algernon Foulkes Attwood, Royal Fusiliers – Captain Algernon Foulkes Attwood, 4th Bn., Royal Fusiliers; died 14 September 1914, aged 34; name recorded on the La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France; son of Llewellyn Foulkes Attwood, J.P., and Rachel Edith Attwood (nee Corsellis), of Pandy, Abergavenny, Mon.: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/877595/ATTWOOD,%20ALG... Edward Russell-Clarke, Esqre., C. B. E., Naval Intelligence Division – Not in CWGC database; another memorial inside the church states that he was born on 31 January 1871 and died at Penbydwl on 17 October 1918. According to Alumni Cantabrigienses, Russell Clarke had studied at Charterhouse and Pembroke College, Cambridge; he then was Called to the Bar. During the war, he became an expert adviser to the Naval Staff on Wireless Telegraphy. Sub-Lieut. Leslie Morgan Thomas, Anson Batt., R.N.V. R. – Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Morgan Thomas, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (Anson Bn., R.N. Div.); died 15 February 1917, aged 31; buried in Calais Southern Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France (Plot A. Row Officers. Grave 14.); son of Edwin and Zillah Thomas, of Rhyd-y-felyn, Llanfihangel Crucorney, Abergavenny, Mon.; husband of Myra F. Thomas, of 4, Bayview Park, Kilkeel, Co. Down.: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/471442/THOMAS,%20LESL... Sergt. John Price, 116th Comy, R.E. – Probably: Serjeant J. Price (Service No: WR/289547), 116th Railway Coy., Royal Engineers; died 3 November 1918; buried in Gaza War Cemetery (XXVII. G. 12.): www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/651104/PRICE,%20J Lce-Cpl. George Aaron Johnson, 2nd Batt., S.W.B. – Lance Corporal George Aaron Johnson (Service No: 9881), 2nd Bn., South Wales Borderers; died 17 November 1914, aged 24; name recorded on the Sai Wan (China) Memorial, China; son of Catherine Powell (formerly Johnson), of Upper Park Cottage, Llanvihangel Crucorney, Abergavenny, Mon., and the late George Johnson: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/426590/JOHNSON,%20GEO... Pte. Ernest Arthur Meek, 2nd Mons. Regt. – Not possible to identify unambiguously. Pte. Henry James Beechey, 5th Welsh Regt. – Possibly: Private H. Beechey (Service No: 22914), 8th Bn., Welsh Regiment; died 30 June 1916; buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq (XI. G. 2.): www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/627435/BEECHEY,%20H Sapper Charles Price Thomas, R.E. – Not possible to identify unambiguously; the closest match would appear to be: Sapper C. Thomas (Service No: 56447), A.E. Cable Sect., Royal Engineers; died 14 March 1916, aged 23; buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece (100.); son of Elizabeth Thomas, of Britannia Hotel, Pencoed, Glam., and the late Evan Thomas: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/625621/THOMAS,%20C


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