Newport's War Dead
Newport, Monmouthshire, UK
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Note... Ronald Fairclough is the reason why I set up
this web site. It took quite a number of hours over two days to find
Ronald's grave as he is buried in a family grave that has become very
dilapidated and damaged with time. Looking down at his grave I thought to
myself, at the going down of the sun and in the morning, whose going to
A relative of Ronald Faiclough who lives in Guernsey, Jill Bray,
on seeing the above photo's of PO. Ronald Faiclough's grave as now had the
grave totally refurbished and the following photo's show it as it is now.
Ronald Faiclough's crew.
Ronald is sat front row, 2nd from the right. The names of the
other men are unknown but they could be the other crew members that died
with Ronald on the same operation. The Lancaster bomber that Ronald was
killed in was EM-A (LL902) of 207 Squadron RAF.
Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks
30, 24th April 1917,
Worcestershire Regiment, 30822, Private,
husband of Florence Gerty Farrant, of 5, Alice St., Newport, Mon.,
Local memorial - Maindee Conservative Club
Local memorial -
Photo's © John Barrett
G J, 30, 2nd March 1920, Royal Army Medical Corp, 1st
London Field Amb., 508094, Corporal, Husband of Alice Fielder, of “
Lackenhurst”, Shipley, Sussex. Born at Paddington, London,
NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH” CEMETERY, 1576.
memorial - Malpas Road Evangelical church
Local memorial - All Saimt's
Local memorial - St. John the Baptist church
Local memorial - Newport Rugby Club
and St Marks church
Local memorial -
High School and grandparents grave St Woolos cemetery
Edward, 52, 22nd February 1942,
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL,
Local memorial - St Marks church
Local memorial - St Mary's RC church
Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks and
St Mary's RC church
Local memorial - GKN (Rogerstone) Memorial
Local Memorial - Family grave St. Woolos Cemetery. (Photos
© Perry Williams).
Local memorial - St Mary's RC Church
Jeans, 24, 24th February 1919, 4th Dragoon Guards
(Royal Irish), 9584, Trooper, Son of Tom and Polly Ford, of Newport, Mon.,
husband of Lucy Ford, of 17, Witham St., Newport, Mon., TERLINCTHUN
BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, XIII. E. 39.
Local memorial - All Saimt's Church, Brynglas
Local memorial - Christchurch War Memorial
Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas, Malpas Road Evangelical church and
Local memorial - St Marks church and Summerhill Baptist
20, 23rd October 1916, Mercantile Marine, S.S. “Clearfield”
(Newcastle), Able Seaman, Son of the late Frank Thomas and Amy Franks,
husband of Sedonia Laura Kate Franks (nee Williams), of 163, Commercial
Rd., Newport, Mon. Born at Croydon, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL.
Local memorial - All Saint's
Cause Of Death:
Killed in action
Enlisted 4/8/15 ; Draft for MEF 5/12/15, joined Anson Bn. at
Mudros 5/2/16-6/9/16 Jaundice, rejoined Anson Bn. 26/11/16-12/12/17
Cellulitis Knee, Invalided to UK 19/12/17 ; Draft for BEF 1/4/18, joined
Anson Bn. 7/4/18, detached to 1st Royal Irish Regt. as Signaller 16/5/18,
rejoined Anson Bn. (undated).
Notes: 31/3/19 Report
received from Director of Graves Registration & Enquiries. LS.CCM.8.7086.
Buried in Logeast Wood, 5 miles N.W. of Bapaume. ; A Seafarer ; b.3/3/1897
; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, Karl Johan Friberg, 56 Henry St.,
Donald, 29, 18th October 1918,
Cadets Distributing Depot,
Royal Air Force, 184094, Cadet, Son of Edward and Elizabeth Mary Frost;
husband of Kathleen Maud Frost, of 26, Rapson Rd., Durban, Natal, South
Africa. Born at Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY,
CON. 69. 54.
Local memorial - St Marks church, entry
from Newport Intermediate School for Boys Directory and memorial South
Son of William James Frost and Alice Maud Frost; husband of Doris May
Frost, of Newport, Monmouthshire,
Charles Waghorn, 21, 29th September 1941, Royal Air Force, 7
Sqdn., 618116, Serjeant, Son of Richard and Lillian Fulbeck, husband of
Dorothy Fulbeck, of Newport, Monmouthshire, RUNNYMEADE MEMORIAL, Panel 43.
Local memorial - St John's church,
Shaun McGuire 2008