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GRAVE LOCATION FOR HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : WALES


CLWYD DYFED GWENT GWYNEDD POWYS

MID GLAMORGAN SOUTH GLAMORGAN WEST GLAMORGAN

TABLE-1 : CLWYD / GWYNEDD

Name William Davidson,
BISSETT
Henry,
WEALE
Sir Hugh,
ROWLANDS
William,
WILLIAMS
Rank Major Sergeant General Seaman
Force 1/6th Bn The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 14th Bn The Royal Welch Fusiliers 41st Regiment,
( The Welch Regiment )
Royal Naval Reserve *
VC won Maing, France,
25 October 1918
Bazentin-le-Grand, France,
26 August 1918
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Atlantic Ocean,
7 June 1917 **
London Gaz 6 January 1919 15 November 1918 24 February 1857 20 July 1917
Born St Martin's, Perthshire,
7 August 1893
Shotton, Flintshire,
2 October 1897
Llanrug, Caernarvonshire,
6 May 1828
Amlwch, Anglesey,
5 October 1890
Died 12 May 1971,
Wrexham, Clwyd
13 January 1959,
Rhyl, Clwyd
1 August 1909,
Llanrug, Gwynedd
22 October 1965,
Holyhead, Anglesey, Gwynedd
Grave Pentrebychan Crematorium, Wrexham Rhyl Cemetery, Clwyd St Michael's Churchyard, Llanrug, Gwynedd Amlwch Cemetery, Anglesey, Gwynedd
Location
of VC
Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Museum, Stirling Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarvon Welch Regiment Museum, Cardiff National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
Remarks None None KCB DSM & Bar
* HMS Pargust ('Q' Ship)
** Elected by ballot

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TABLE-2 : DYFED / POWYS

Name Lewis Pugh,
EVANS
Sir James,
HILLS-JOHNES
Hubert William,
LEWIS
Charles,
LUMLEY
Rank Brigadier-General Lieutenant-General Private Major
Force The Black Watch,
comd 1st Bn Lincolshire Regiment
Bengal Artillery 11th Bn The Welch Regiment 97th Regiment,
( Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment )
VC won Zonnebeke, Belgium,
4 October 1917
Seige of Delhi, Indian Mutiny,
9 July 1857
Macakova, Salonika Front,
22-23 October 1916
Sebastopol, Crimea,
8 September 1855
London Gaz 26 November 1917 24 April 1858 15 December 1916 24 February 1857
Born Abermadd, Dyfed,
3 January 1881
Neechindipur, Bengal, India,
20 August 1833
Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire,
1 May 1896
Forres, Morayshire,
1824
Died 30 November 1962,
Paddington Railway Station
3 January 1919,
Dolaucothy, Dyfed
22 February 1977,
Milford Haven, Dyfed
17 October 1858,
Brecknock, Powys
Grave Llanbadarn Churchyard, Dyfed Vault at Caio Churchyard, Dyfed St Kathrine's Cemetery, Milford Haven, Dyfed Brecon Cathedral Churchyard, Powys
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich Not publicly held Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Museum, Maidstone
Remarks CB CMG DSO & Bar GCB None None

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TABLE-3 : GWENT

Name William Wilson,
ALLAN
John,
BYRNE
Edward Thomas,
CHAPMAN
John,
WILLIAMS ( FIELDING )
Rank Sergeant Corporal Company Sergeant Major Sergeant
Force 24th Regiment,
( South Wales Borderers )
68th Regiment,
( Durham Light Infantry )
3rd Bn Monmouthshire Regiment 24th Regiment,
( South Wales Borderers )
VC won Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879
Inkermann, Crimea,
5 November 1854
Teutoburger Wald, Germany,
2 April 1945
Rorke's Drift, Natal,
22-23 January 1879
London Gaz 2 May 1879 24 February 1857 13 July 1945 2 May 1879
Born Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
1843
Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny, Ireland,
September 1832
Pen-y-graig, Glamorgan,
13 January 1920
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire,
24 May 1857
Died 12 March 1890,
Monmouth, Gwent
10 July 1879,
Mandee, Gwent
3 February 2002,
New Inn, Gwent
25 November 1932,
Ty Coch, Cwmbran, Gwent
Grave Monmouth Cemetery, Gwent St Woolo's Cemetery, Newport, Gwent,
( Headstone erected 1985 )
Pentag Cemetery, New Inn, Gwent St Michael's Churchyard, Llantarnam, Gwent
Location
of VC
South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon Not publicly held Not publicly held South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon
Remarks None DCM BEM None

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TABLE-4 : GWENT

Name John Henry,
WILLIAMS



Rank Warrant Officer Class II


Force 10th Bn The South Wales Borderers


VC won Villers Outreaux, France,
7-8 October 1918



London Gaz 14 December 1918


Born Nantyglo, Monmouthshire,
29 September 1886



Died 7 March 1953,
Newport, Gwent



Grave Ebbw Vale Cemetery, Gwent


Location
of VC
South Wales Borderers Museum, Brecon


Remarks DCM MM & Bar


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TABLE-5 : MID GLAMORGAN / SOUTH GLAMORGAN

Name John,
COLLINS
Samuel,
MEEKOSHA
Samuel,
VICKERY
Charles Burley,
WARD
Rank Sergeant Major Corporal Company Sergeant-Major
Force 25th Bn The Royal Welch Fusiliers 1/6th Bn The West Yorkshire Regiment The Dorsetshire Regiment The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
VC won Beersheba, Palestine,
31 October 1917
Yser Canal, France,
19 November 1915
Tirah Campaign, India,
20 October & 16 November 1897
Lindly, 2nd Boer War,
26 June 1900
London Gaz 18 December 1917 22 January 1916 20 May 1898 28 September 1900
Born West Hatch, Somerset,
10 September 1880
Leeds, Yorkshire,
16 September 1893
Wambrook, Somerset,
6 February 1873
Leeds, Yorkshire,
10 July 1877
Died 3 September 1951,
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
8 December 1950,
Blackwood, Gwent
20 June 1952,
Cardiff
30 December 1921,
Bridgend, Glamorgan
Grave Pant Cemetery, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan Glyntaff Crematorium, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan Glyntaff Crematorium, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan St Mary's Churchyard, Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Location
of VC
Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum, Caernarvon Not publicly held Dorset Regiment Museum, Dorchester Not publicly held
Remarks DCM MM Changed name to INGHAM in 1941 None None

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TABLE-6 : WEST GLAMORGAN

Name William Charles,
FULLER
Ivor,
REES


Rank Sergeant Company Sergeant-Major

Force The Welch Regiment 11th Bn the South Wales Borderers

VC won Chivy-sur-Aisne, France,
14 September 1914
Pilckem, Belgium,
31 July 1917


London Gaz 23 November 1914 14 September 1917

Born Newbridge, Carmarthenshire,
13 March 1884
Felinfoel, Carmarthenshire,
18 October 1893


Died 29 December 1974,
Swansea
11 March 1967,
Llanelly


Grave Oystermouth Cemetery, West Glamorgan,
( marked by unnamed black square vase )
Morriston Crematorium, Swansea, West Glamorgan

Location
of VC
Not publicly held Not publicly held

Remarks None None

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