In Remembrance / Mewn Cof, Eglwyswrw

Here are the names of the names of the people from Eglwyswrw who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars. A detailed account of the lives of those fallen  will be published during 2014.

Mewn Côf                                                    In Remembrance

1914 – 1918

Evan Owen Davies,  Corporal, Middlesex Regiment.

David Griffith Edwards,  Lance Corporal, East Lancashire Regiment.

David Emrys George,  Greaser, Mercantile Marine Reserve.

Steven Penry George,  Corporal, London Regiment.

John Griffiths,  Private, Manchester Regiment.

Joshua Clement James,  Private, Welsh Regiment.

David Thomas Jones,  Private, East Surrey Regiment.

Griffith D Jones,  Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

William Mathias Jones,  Gunner, Royal Field Artillery.

John Ladd, Private,  Yorkshire Regiment.

Owen Ladd,  Civilian. (Lusitania May, 1915).

Walter Charles Little,  Private, Welsh Regiment.

John Herbert Lloyd,  Private, Gloucestershire Regiment.

Idris Mathias,  Rifleman, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.

James Mathias,  Sapper, Royal Engineers.

John Owens,  Private, South Wales Borderers.

Stephen George Peregrine,  Private, Machine Gun Corps.

Griffith Phillips,  Private, Welsh Regiment.

Haydn Phillips,  Private, South Wales Borderers.

Oliver Rees,  Private, Welsh Regiment.

David Thomas,  Sapper, Royal Engineers.

Simon Thomas,  Sapper, Royal Engineers.

Thomas Walter Thomas,  Lance Corporal, Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Bryn Gwynne Williams,  Private, Cheshire Regiment

1919 – 1945

Daniel A James,  Lance Corporal, Welch Regiment.

Note. The Welch Regiment (or “The Welch”, an archaic spelling of “Welsh”) was an Infantry Regiment of the British Army from 1881 to 1969. Until 1920 it was called the Welsh Regiment when it changed its name to the Welch Regiment ( 1920 – 1969)