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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

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Newport's Roll of Honour

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William Lacey Lacey, William James, 12th October 1916, 2nd/8th Bn. Worcestershire Regiment,  5712, Private, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 15. "C". 138.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

All Saint's church memorial                               Obituary                              Memorial

 

Obituary

Lacey, William Thomas, 32, 28th May 1918, "C" Coy. 6th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 17249, Private, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lacey, of 5, Aragon St., Crindau, Newport, Mon., SOISSONS MEMORIAL.

Memorial

 

  Laing, Agnes, 51, 14th November 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 2 Westfield Crescent, Newport, Monmouthshire. Died at 37 Grosvenor Road. COVENTRY, COUNTRY BOROUGH

SS Caledonian Monach

Lachanudis, Frank, 21, 14th January 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Caledonian Monarch, Able Seaman, Son of Paulos N. and Grace Maud Lachanudis. of Hull, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 22.

 

 

 

South Wales Argus Lamb, Gordon Percy, 20, 10th October 1918, "A" Sqdn. 7th Dragoon Guards (Princess Royal's), 16909, Private, Son of Richard Charles Lamb, R.D., R.N.R., and Mary Lamb, of Beaufort House, Newport, Mon., VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Panel 2.

Memorial

 

Gordon Lamb Lamb, Gordon Richard, 20, 16th December 1941, Royal Air Force (VR), 149842, Pilot Officer (Obs.), Son of Stanley Aubrey and Clarice Edith Lamb, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, Con 80. Grave 27.

Local memorial - Newport Rugby Club and St Marks church

Gordon Lamb's grave          Inscription on headstone                     Newport High School memorial in St Marks church           Memorial to parishioners who died          Obituary

 

Lambert, Charles Henry, 23rd March 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2136, Rifleman, PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Panel 10.

 

 

 

Roll of Honour Lampree, Stanley, 25, 25th July 1944, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 3914046, Corporal,  Son of Edgar John and Mabel Lampree, of Nash, Monmouthshire, BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, III. G. 23.
Roll of Honour

 

Land, Fred, 18, 15th January 1915, 2nd Bn. Welsh Regiment, 1301, Private, Stepson of Harry Morgan, of 24, Mill Parade, Newport, Mon., LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, III. B. 7.

 

  Landers, Bert Bartholomew, 34, 15th September 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Eland, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 40.

 

 

World War One memorial Landers, Michael, 25th July 1916, 5th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 5/13882, Private, ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, I. K. 23.

Local memorial - St Mary's St Michael's RC church

St Michael's memorial

 

  Landreth, Conrad, 57, 17th November 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Widestone, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 119.

 

 

Obituary Lane, Anthony Winter, 24, 30th January 1943, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 88241, Flight Lieutenant (Pilot), Son of Sidney David and Elsie Margrett Lane; husband of Ruth Margaret Lane, of Battersea, London, CHELTENHAM CREMATORIUM, Panel 1.


  Lang, A C, 14th November 1917, 10th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 30839, Private, CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, II.A4.


Roll of Honour Lang, Charles Henry, 36, 2nd July 1944, Welsh Guards, 2731946, Warrant Officer Class II (C.S.M.), Son of George and Ann Jane Lang, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, Block 18. Grave 173.

Charles Lang's headstone


  Langdon, Charles Nicholas, 24th April 1917, 17th Bn. Welsh Regiment, 26219, Private, FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH, I. C. 20.

 

James Langley Langley, James John Roy, 21, 9th February 1945, 2nd Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers, 3915663, Fusilier, Son of James Patrick and Gladys Gwendoline Langley, of Newport, Monmouthshire, TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, 26. B. 14.

Obituary                              Eulogy                              Roll of Honour


Stanley Langmaid Langmaid, Stanley, 16th July 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, Rifleman, NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, III. A. 10.

 

Family grave.                                        Inscription

 

  Langtry, C, 48, 15th May 1918, Royal Defence Corps, Private, Son of Mrs. Harriett Langtry, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 25. 165.

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Langworthy, Alfred, 22, 31st May 1916, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Tiger.", K/22566, Stoker 1st Class, Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Langworthy, of St. Julean's Cottage, Christchurch Rd., Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 16. Column 1

HMS Tiger

 

Lankesheer, Frank, 17th September 1944,  28 Field Regt. Royal Artillery, 166221, Major, RANGOON MEMORIAL, Face 2.

Local memorial - Newport Rugby Club and St Marks church

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church

 
William Larcombe Larcombe, William James, 25th November 1917, "C" Bn. Tank Corps., 77533, Gunner, ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, P. III. T. 5B

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

Obituary                               All Saint's church memorial                              Memorial

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Laurie, John Sydney Gibson, 26, 7th October 1916, 9th Bn. Royal Fusiliers, 736, Lance Corporal, Son of Leonard George and Jessie Laurie, of 67, Caeran Rd., Newport, Mon., THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

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

                                        Obituary

 

 

Lavender, Henry James, 25, 21st March 1943, 52 Anti-Tank Regt., Royal Artillery, 1515083, Gunner, Son of David J. Lavender and Eva Lavender, of Newport, Monmouthshire. FAYID WAR CEMETERY, 5. B .B.

 

 

  Lavender, Thomas, 24, 7th January 1916, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 10992, Serjeant, husband of Mrs. F. M. Schofield (formerly Lavender), of 15, Dewstow St., Corporation Rd., Newport, Mon., HELLES MEMORIAL, Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220.

 

Arthur Lavers Lavers, Arthur Balfour, 22, 26th September 1917, 2nd Bn.Worcester Worcestershire Regiment, 241569, Private, Wounded November 1916, Son of William and Matilda Lavers, of 36, Bristol St., Newport, Mon., TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Panel 75 to 77.

Obituary                                        South Wales Argus

 

John Lavis

Lavis, John Milton, 21, 25th March 1915, "A" Coy. 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1339, Lance Corporal, Son of Joseph M. Lavis, of 44, Maindee Parade, Newport, Mon., WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY,  V. G. 25.

 

 

 

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial Law, Harold Augustus, 33, 9th May 1915, 2nd Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 6438,  Lance Corporal, Son of MM. Julia Adeline Law, of 7, Glen Eldon Rd., St. Anne's-on-the-Sea, Lancs. Served in the South African Campaign, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 47 and 49.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

 

John Law Law, John, 31st May 1916,  Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. "Invincible.", Wales/Z/1014, Able Seaman, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, 19.

HMS Invincible                                        Memorial

 

Medal award Lawery, Thomas, 35, 5th July 1942, 2 Regt. Royal Horse Artillery, 117719, Captain, M C, Son of James and Alice Lawery; husband of Elizabeth Sarah Lawery, of Newport, Monmouthshire, EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, XIII. H. 10.
Roll of Honour


Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Lawless, Jack, 26th October 1918,18th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps, 202593, Rifleman, HEESTERT MILITARY CEMETERY, G. 11.

Local memorial - St Marks church

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

Arthur Lawlor Lawlor, Arthur David, 36, 22nd February 1942, Merchant Navy, M. V. Adellen, Able Seaman, husband of Dorothy Lawlor, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 2.

Missing                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    MV Adellen

 

World War One memorial Lawlor, Edward Frederick, 23, 27th November 1916, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, Second Lieutenant, Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Lawlor, of "Salvador", Cyncoed Rd., Cardiff., A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS, V. E. 8.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

Obituary

 

World War One memorial Lawlor, John Francis, 19,  25th October 1914, Royal Naval Reserve, Acting 3rd Officer, second son of Mr and Mrs E I Lawlor. Diedfrom Typhus fever in Karachi

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

Obituary

 

Harry Lawrence Lawrence, Harold Colin, 21, 19th May 1939, Palestinian Police Force, Killed on duty during rioting. Latin cemetery, Jerusalem.

This is the cemetery that Oskar Schindler who saved over a 1000 lives from the Gestapo is buried in.

Harolds headstone.          Harolds grave          Argus report          Obituary          Roll of Honour          Roll of Honour


J Lawrence Lawrence, J, 1915, 9 Price Street, Newport, Mon.

J Lawrence and Harry Morgan

 

 

Lawrence, Stanley Walter, 33, 14th February 1942, 15 Bty. 6 H. A. A. Regt., Royal Artillery, 1426659, Gunner, Son of Walter and Rose Lawrence, husband of Ida Joyce Lawrence, of Newport, Monmouthshire. SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Column 23.

 

 

Memorial  Lawrence, W, 15th November 1918, 1st Bde. Canadian Field Artillery, 85131, Driver,  BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, III. G. 11


 
Roll of Honour Lawson, David, 31, 19/20th September 1944, 1 Airlanding Light Regt. Royal Artillery, 783668, B.S.M. Warrant Officer Class II, Son of David and Agnes Lawson; husband of Dorothy May Lawson, of Jersey, Channel Islands, ARNHEM OOSTERBEEK WAR CEMETERY, 5. B. 18.

Roll of Honour
HMS Gloucester Lean, Henry Maxwell, 31, 22nd May 1941, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Gloucester, Petty Officer Sick Berth, husband of Evelyn Laura Lean, of Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 54, Column 3.

 

 

Les Leatherland Leatherland, Leslie Gordon, 28, 25th August 1943, Royal Air Force (VR), Sergeant (Pilot), 1316964, Son of George and Elisbeth Leatherland; husband of Joan Leatherland, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, Block 83. Grave 8.

Leslie Leatherland's headstone                    Obituary                    Eulogy                    Roll of Honour


Roll of Honour Ledger, Leslie George, 25, 18th October1941, 2nd Bn. Somerset Light Infantry, 5672423, Private, Son of Frederick and Alice Mary Ledger, of Caerleon, Monmouthshire, GIBRALTAR (NORTH FRONT) CEMETERY, Plot 2. Row A. Joint grave 5.

Roll of Honour


  Lee, Anthony, 6th December 1915, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 13816, Private, SKEW BRIDGE CEMETERY, Special Memorial B. 22.

 

 

  Lee, Frederick, 12th March 1918, 2nd Bn. Welsh Regiment, 1117, Lance Serjeant, M M, Son of Mr. A. Lee, of 24, King's Parade, Newport, Mon., MINTY FARM CEMETERY, I. C. 11

 

Obituary Lee, William Melbourne, 21st March 1918, 298th Army Bde. Royal Field Artillery, Second Lieutenant, POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 7 to 10.


 

Fowey Rose Leeden, Charles, 47, 5th July 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Fowey Rose, Mate, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 51.

 

 

 

Obituary Leek, Reginald Stuart, 36, 18th April 1943, Royal Navy, H.M.S. President III, D/JX 243131, Able Seaman, husband of Ellen Leek, of Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 79, Column 2

Plymouth Naval memorial                              Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour

 

WW1 memorial Leeson, Frederick, 19, 4th August 1918, 1st/5th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 29155, Private, Son of William and Lillian F. Leeson, of 15, Preston Avenue, Newport, Mon., LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT, II. A. 17.

Local memorial - St. John the Baptist church

 

Malpas Community Centre memorial Legge, Tom W A, 5th November 1919, Army. C. C. 

Local memorial - WW1 memorial Malpas Community Centre

Memorial                               Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour

 

Frederick Lennox's headstone Lennox, Frederick William, 9th December 1918, 91st Coy. Royal Army Ordnance Corps., O12889, Serjeant, NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH) CEMETERY, 375.

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

  Leonard, Robert S, Merchant Navy,     WW2

 

Albert Lester Lester, Albert Edward, 19, 29th May 1940, Royal Engineers, Boring Sec., 2181547, Sapper, DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY, Plot 2 Row 1 Joint grave 32.

Obituary

 

St Michael's church memorial Lester, William McKinley, 23, 10th August 1944, 3rd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 3913576, Private, Son of George and Catherine Lester, of Newport, Monmouthshire, BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, XXV. E. 6.

Local memorial - St Michael's church

 

 

Roll of Honour Lethbridge, Charles Harold, 6th June 1944, Royal Navy, H.M.L.C.T. 717 C/MX 125407, Petty Officer Motor Mechanic, CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, 78, 2.

 

 

Memorial Leveson, Thomas, 36, 21st March 1918, 48th Bty. 36th Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 220557, Gunner, Husband of Mabel Leveson, of 18, Hawthorne Avenue, Garden City, Chepstow Rd., Newport, Mon., H.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN, VIII. C. 21.

Memorial                                        Roll of Honour

 

  Lewis, Albert, 17th November 1914,  2nd Bn. Grenadier Guards, 16197, Private, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 9 and 11.

 

 

A Lewis Lewis, Alfred, 20th April 1915, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 11128, Private, BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, IV. B. 46.

 

 

 

  Lewis, Alfred James, South Wales Borderers, 12278, Corporal,     WW1

 

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Lewis, Alfred Stanley, 25, 10th December 1915, 12th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment, 14903, Gloucestershire Regiment, Private, Son of Alfred and Bessie Lewis, of York House, Chepstow, Mon., CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY, II. E. 19.

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

 

Alwyn Lewis Lewis, Alwyn Joseph, 24, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2401, Rifleman, Son of Joseph and Esther Lewis, of 1, Bolt St, Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Memorial                                        Memorial

 

Benjamin Lewis Lewis, Benjamin James, 29, 31st May 1918, 6th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 16794, Private, M M, Son of Ivor and Sarah Jane Lewis, of 11, Grittleton Avenue, Wembley, Middx. Born at Newport, Mon., TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, VII. A. C. 21

Memorial

 

SS Bullmouth Lewis, Brinley Gordon, 19, 29th October 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Bullmouth., Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lewis, of New Tredegar, Mon.

 

 

 

Obituary Lewis, Charles Edward, 9th September 1916, 1st/4th Bn. London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), Second Lieutenant, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 9 D and 16 B.

 

 

Obituary Lewis, Frederick Albert, 31st July 1917, 11th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 21777, Private, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 22.

Memorial

 

G Lewis Lewis, Ernest Frederick James, between 10th  May 1940 - 8th November 1940, 2nd Bn.Welsh Guards, L/Corporal, 44 Caerleon Road, Newport, Monmouthshire, Son of Edward and Mary Lewis, of Newport, Monmouthshire; husband of Edith May Lewis, of Newport, ST. MARTIN-BOULOGNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Row E. Grave 4.
Obituary                              Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour


Glyn Lewis Lewis, Glyn Norton, 21, 31st December 1942, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Bramble, D/JX 250540, Telegraphist, Son of Stanley and Laura Lewis, of Abercarn, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 68, Column 2.

Roll of Honour                                       HMS Bramble

 

Headstone Lewis, Gwilym Ivor, 26, 12th August 1941, Royal Air Force, 226 Sqdn., 44668, Flight Lieutenant (Pilot), Son of Gwilym John and Edith M. Lewis; husband of Barbara Estelle Lewis, of Redditch, Worcestershire, FLUSHING (VLISSINGEN) NORTHERN CEMETERY, Row A. Grave 26.

Local memorial - St Marks church

 Newport High School memorial in St Marks church                      Missing                    226 Squadron RAF

 

Hadyn Lewis Lewis, Hadyn (Haydon) Roy, 33, 23rd March 1942, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Cleopatra, P/JX 291922, Ordinary Seaman, Mentioned in Dispatches, husband of Catherine Mary Lewis of Newport, Mon., PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 65, Column 3

Local memorial - St Julian's High School

St. Julian's high School memorial                                        HMS Cleopatra

 
Roll of Honour Lewis, Henry Charles, 29, 18th October 1943, 56th Regt. Reconnaissance Corps, 3969606, Trooper, Son of Reuben and Rosina Mary Lewis; husband of Doris Lewis, of Treorchy, Glamorgan, SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, XIV. A. 4.



Obituary Lewis, James Henry, 19th March 1918, 10th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 20310, Private, ERQUINGHEM-LYS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, II. H. 28

Memorial

 

James Lewis Lewis, James B(?), 1918, South Wales Borderers, Private, Son of Mr Ivor Lewis, 18 Caerau Road, Newport, Mon.

 

 

 

HMS Invincible Lewis, James Herbert Barfield, 21, 31st May 1916, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Invincible.", J/8168, Able Seaman, born Newport Mon. 15th June 1895,  brother of Mrs. M. G. Skinner, of 41, Hartlands Rd., Fareham, Hants., PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, 13.

Memorial - Blewbury village, Oxfordshire

 

John Lewis Lewis, John James, 27, 5th August 1944, 9th Bn  South Wales Borderers, 3910987, Corporal, husband of Kathleen Margaret Lewis, of Newport, Mon., TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, 6. F. 23.

John Lewis from SWA                              South Wales Argus                              Roll of Honour

 

 

Lewis, John Llewellyn, 19, 16th August 1917, Royal Naval Reserve, H.M. Smack “Ethel and Millie”, 15058DA, Deck Hand, Son of George Lewis, Newport, Mon., CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 26.

 

 

Obituary Lewis, John William, 25, 17th December 1917, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Nelson Bn. R.N. Div., Able Seaman, Wales Z/1019, Son of Mrs. Mary Lewis, of Blackwood, Newport, Mon.; husband of Winifred Jones (formerly Lewis), of 13, Victoria Terrace, Newbridge, Mon., FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH, II. D. 8.

Memorial

 

Roll of Honour Lewis, Maurice Harry, 26, 21st July 1944, 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 3910920, Private, husband of Ellen N. Lewis, of Newport, Mon., RYES WAR CEMETERY, BAZENVILLE, IV. F. 8.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial                                         Roll of Honour

 

Owen Lewis Lewis, Owen Glyndwr, 25, 13th October 1943,  2/5th Bn. Leicestershire Regiment, 3915831, Private, Son of Albert Raymond and Agnes Lewis, of Newport, Mon., MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY, VII, F, 11.

Obituary                              Eulogy                              Roll of Honour

 

Ralf Lewis Lewis, Ralf Allen, 19, 21st April 1918, 2nd BN., South Wales Borderers, 38590, Private, Thomas and Mary Lewis of Ton Bach, Llangibby, Newport, Mon., EBBLINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, II. A. 21

 

 

  Lewis, Reginald T, Royal Air Force, Sgt.,     WW2

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Lewis, Richard William, 37, 24th October 1943, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Eclipse, D/K 64520, Stoker 1st Class, husband of Constance Evelyn Lloyd Lewis, of Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 82, Column 1.

HMS Eclipse

 

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Lewis, Ronny, 21, 8th June 1940, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Glorious, D/KX 90311, Stoker 1st Class, Son of William David and Barbara Lewis; stepson of Agnes Lewis, of Sheffield, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 41, Column 2.

HMS Glorious

 

 

Obituary Lewis, W, 21st September 1916, Private, 17 Clyffard Crescent, Newport, Mon.

 

 

 
Lewis, William David, 39, 19th May 1918, 197th Coy. Labour Corps, 117864, Private, Son of William and Susannah Lewis, of 32, Devon Place, Newport, Mon.; husband of Mary Jane Lewis, of 87, Old Castle Rd., Llanelly, BLARGIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, I. C. 9.

 

Old Temple Street Boys memorial

Lewis, William Thomas, 21st October 1914, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 6465, Private, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 22.

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

 

All Saint's church memorial Lewison, William Reginald, 21, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2057, Rifleman, NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, VI. C. 6.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

Memorial                                        Memorial

 

Unmarked family grave Ley, Anthony John, 5, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 16 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Son of A.C.1 Henry George Ley, R.A.F., and of Hellen Ley. Died at 16 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT (Christchurch) Cemetery, Fc. C1. Extn1. Grave 300

Obituary

 

 

Unmarked family grave Ley, Hellen, 27, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 16 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Wife of A.C.1 Henry George Ley, R.A.F. Died at 16 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT (Christchurch) Cemetery, Fc. C1. Extn1. Grave 300

Obituary

 

 

Unmarked family grave Ley, Robert Graham, 3, 1st July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 16 Eveswell Street, Newport, Mon. Son of A.C.1 Henry George Ley, R.A.F., and of Hellen Ley. Died at 16 Eveswell Street, NEWPORT (Christchurch) Cemetery, Fc. C1. Extn1. Grave 300

Obituary

 

 

  Leyland, William Henry, 41, 11th September 1940, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 480 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd's Bush, Middlesex. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Leyland, of 407 Chepstow Road, Newport, Monmouthshire; husband of Margaret D. Leyland. Died at Central Hall, RENWICH METROPOLITAN BOROUGH

Memorial Light, A T, 24, 5th April 1917, 10th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 20107, Private, Son of George and Alice Light, of Kenilworth, Rogerstone, Newport; husband of Edith May Jones (formerly Light), of 39, Islwyn Rd., Wattsville, Cross Keys, Newport, Mon., ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, III. L. 14.

Memorial

 

Roll of Honour Lightwood, Cyril William, 21, 23rd September 1944, 253 (Airborne) Comp. Coy. Royal Army Service Corps, T/14285926, Driver, Son of Thomas and Mary Ethel Lightwood, of Malpas, Newport, Monmouthshire, HETEREN GENERAL CEMETERY, Plot 2. Row A. Grave 13A.


Roll of Honour


SS Virgilia Lillie, Frederick, 20, 24th November 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Virgilia, Ordinary Seaman, Son of Frank and Alice M. Lillie, of Penhow, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 115.


 

Roll of Honour Lillygreen, John Augustus, 48, 14th January 1942, Merchant NavyS.S. Caledonian Monarch (Glasgow), Fireman and Trimmer, Son of Augustus John Lilygreen and Elizabeth Lilygreen, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 22.

Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour                              S.S. Caledonian Monarch (Glasgow)

 

 

Limbery, Charles Roy, 26, 1st July 1916, 1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment, Captain, M.C., Son of Thomas and Margaret Limbery, of 12, Barnpark, Teignmouth, Devon. Born at Newport, Mon., DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, IX. E. 8.

 

 

Limbrick, Francis John,24, 5th February 1919, 5th Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 740824,  Bombadier, Son of George and Harriet Limbrick, of 15, Pugsley St., Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 9. "C." 235.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

All Saint's church memorial                              Obituary                              Memorial

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Linnard, Gerald Wynne, 20, 25th March 1945, Royal Air Force (VR), 69 Sqdn., 1421523, Flight Sergeant (Nav.),  Son of Henry George and Lydia Louise Linnard, of Barnes, Surrey, APELDOORN (UGCHELEN-HEIDEHOF) GENERAL CEMETERY, Plot 4. Grave 319.

Local memorial - St Marks church

 

 
C. Linton's headstone Linton, C, 29, 9th November 1920, South Wales Borderers, 3903167,  Sgt., Mentioned in Despatches, husband of F. K. M. Linton of 61 Hewerton St., Newport. Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 24. "C." 89





South Wales Argus Linton, George Albert, 30, 17th September 1918, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Wellington", Second Engineer, husband of Elizabeth Jane Linton (nee Price), of 5, West View, Malpas, Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

"Volunteered for death"

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas, Malpas Road Evangelical church, Plaque, St Mary's church, Malpas and WW1 memorial Malpas Community Centre

St Mary's church, Malpas memorial       All Saint's church memorial       Malpas Road Evangelical church       Obituary      Malpas Community Centre       South Wales Argus       SS Wellington

 

John "Tubby" Linton VC Linton, John Wallace, 37, 23rd Match 1943, Royal Navy, H.M. Submarine Turbulent, Commander, V C, D S O, D S C, husband of Nancy Kate Linton, PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 72, Column 3

Local memorial - River front, Newport

River front memorial               Plaque               John Linton               Malpas Court Memorial (New-Aug 2010)                HM Submarine Turbulent

                                

 
HM Submarine Affray Linton, William Francis, 21, 19 April 1951, Royal Navy, H.M.Submarine Affray, Sub Lt., Southsea, Hampshire

William Linton was the son of John Wallace (Tubby) Linton VC, DSO, DSC above

 

 

  Little, Thomas, Merchant Navy,     WW2

 

 

Lixton, George Henry, 18, 16th July 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. “Ribston” (London), Sailor, Son of John and Mary LixtonAnn (nee Smith), of 15, Commercial Rd., Barry Dock, Glam. Born at Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL.

 

  Lixton, John Henry, 31, 21st October 1914, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 8578, Private, Son of Elizabeth Lixton, of 3, Alice St., Pillgwenlly, Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 22.

 

Charles Llanfear Llanfear, Charles Percival, 22, 9th May 1915, "D" Coy. 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 13779, Private, Son of Henry and Elizabeth Llanfear, of "Belmont," Cardiff Rd., Newport, Mon., LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 14 and 15.

Obituary                    Memorial                    Memorial                    Memorial

 

 

Obituary Llewellyn, Fred Albert, 11th April 1918, 9th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 54220, Private, LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, XXVI. E.E. 2.

 

 

Obituary LLewellyn, Samuel, 23, 13th April 1918, "D" Bty. 38th Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 741112, Lance Bombardier, TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Panel 4 to 6 and 162.

 

 

Thomas llewellyn's headstone Llewellyn, Thomas, 21st March 1918, 13715, 2nd Div. Ammunition Col. Royal Field Artillery, 13715. Driver, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 25. 164.





Frances LLewelly-Jones grave Llewellyn-Jones, Frances Mary Dulcie, 24, 13th November 1918,  W.R.A.F.,1918, Driver, Daughter of the Rev. David Ernest Llewellyn-Jones and Frances Eliza Sophia of Maindee Vicarage, Newport. NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH) CEMETERY, 158

Close up of inscription                                         Obituary

 
David Lloyd Lloyd, David, 23, 10th July 1943, 9 (Airborne) Field Coy. Royal Engineers, 1985414, Sapper, Son of Edward George Lloyd, and of Mary Harriot Lloyd, of Newport, Monmouthshire, CASSINO MEMORIAL, Panel 3.
Obituary                               Eulogy                              Roll of Honour

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church

Lloyd, David Peregrine, 21, 9th May 1943, 94 (The Dorset and Hampshire Yeomanry) Field Regt Royal Artillery, 240535, Lieutenant, Son of David John and Olwen Lloyd, of Wrexham, WREXHAM CEMETERY, Sec. J. Grave 2667.

Local memorial - St Marks church

 
Roll of Honour

Lloyd, Lawrence, 31, 30th May 1940, 100 Army Field Coy. Royal Engineers, 1986911, Sapper, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lloyd; husband of Alice Lloyd, of Newport, Monmouthshire, DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Column 26.

Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour

 

Lewis Lloyd

Lloyd, Lewis, 31, 30th May 1940, 100 Army Field Coy., Royal Engineers, 1986911, Sapper, husband of Alice Lloyd, of Newport, Mon., DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Column 26.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial                              Obituary                              Obituary

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Lloyd, Llewellyn Howard, 33, 12th April 1940, Monmouthshire Regiment, 37235, Major, MANCHESTER CREMATORIUM, Panel 17.

 

 

 

Philip Lloyd Lloyd, Philip George, 12th August 1943, Royal Irish Fusiliers, 4193474, Fusilier, CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, IV. F. 28.
 Obituary                                        Eulogy


Thomas Lloyd's headstone Lloyd, Thomas, 20, 28th February 1917, 4th Reserve Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Bristol Z/517, Able Seaman, Son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Lloyd, of 96, Alexandra Terrace, Ynysddu, Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 9. "C." 4.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

All Saint's church memorial

Cause Of Death:         Died in Royal Gwent Hospital Newport, Monmouth, from Septic-Pneumonia (also reported as Primary: Suppurative Appendicitis, Secondary: General Peritonitis)

Service History:           Enlisted 2/1/15 ; Draft for MEF 1/8/15, joined Nelson Bn. 20/8/15-30/10/15 Dysentery, rejoined Nelson Bn. 6/2/16-2/8/16 Pyrexia Unknown Origin & Influenza, Invalided to UK 12/8/16.

Notes: Buried Stow Hill Cemetery, Newport ; A Collier ; b.16/7/1896 ; Next-of-Kin & home address: Father, Thomas, 96 Alexandra Rd., Ynysddu, Newport, Mon.

 

 

Lloyd, T E, 33, 26th August 1914, 2nd Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, 7254, Drummer, Son of Tom and Lavinia Lloyd, of Newport, Mon., husband of Mary Lloyd, of 100, Clarendon Place, Dover, ESNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, I.

 

Thomas lloyd Lloyd, Thomas John, 19, 18th September 1918, 13th Bn. Welsh Regiment,  58343, Private, Son of James ans Annie Lloyd of 96 Uplands, Rogerstone, Mon., VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Panel 7.

                                        Memorial

 

Obituary Lock, William Ewart, 23, 20th September 1917, "D" Coy. 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment,  226317, Corporal, Son of Charles and Emma Lock, of 136, Caerlon Rd., Newport, Mon., AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, I. T. 1.

Obituary

 

Edwin Locke Locke, Edwin John, 22, 22nd February 1943, Pioneer Corps., 13113901, Private, Son of William James Baker Locke and Gladys Martha Locke, of Newport, Monmouthshire, MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY, 6. G. 7.
Obituary                                        Eulogy

South Wales Argus Lockwood, Roland Alfred, 16th September 1918, 3rd Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers,  35973, Private, ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, R. III. E. 19.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas, Plaque, St Mary's church, Malpas and WW1 memorial Malpas Community Centre

St Mary's church, Malpas memorial                    All Saint's church memorial                    Malpas Community Centre                    Memorial

 

Obituary Lockwood, Roland Oliver, 28, 5th September 1943, 79 Coy. Pioneer Corps., 13023838, Son of Pte. A. R. Lockwood, The Northumberland Fusiliers (died of wounds in France 16th September, 1918), and of Elsie Lockwood, of Malpas, Newport, Mon., ENFIDAVILLE WAR CEMETERY, II. E. 12.

 

  Logan, Albert Victor, 18, 28th April 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1706, Rifleman, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.


Charles Lomas Lomas, Charles David, 19, 7th September 1918, 1st/6th Bn. The King's (Liverpool Regiment), 87120, Private, Son of David and Charlotte Mary Lomas, of 67, Marlborough Rd., Newport, Mon., PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY, VI. B. 9.

 

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial                                      South Wales Argus

 

  Long, Albert Edward, 31, 9th May 1915, 1st Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment, 7394,. Lance Corporal, Son of William Henry and Emma Ann Long, of 13, Murchison Rd., Leyton, London, LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 28 to 30.

 

  Long, Alfred Charles,  South Wales Borderers, 30389, Lance Corporal,      WW1

 

James Long Long, James Henry, 22, 23rd June 1943, Merchant NavyS.S. Shetland (Leith), Fireman and Trimmer, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 96.

 Missing                    Obituary                   Roll of Honour                    SS Shetland

 

 

SS Ruperra Long, James Joseph, 48, 19th October 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Ruperra, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 89.


 

John Lord Lord, John William, 16, 30th August 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Mill Hill (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Galley Boy, 9 Canal Parade, Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 70.

Information: By kind permission of Mr Billy McGee from his book "They Shall Grow Not Old"

Cargo ship Mill Hill,4.318 grt. (Countess Ship Management Co. Ltd.) haveing loaded a cargo of pig iron and steel for Middleborough at Boston Massachussetts, the Mill Hill joined up with the Liverpool bound 52 ship Convoy HX-66, which leftHalifax, Nova Scotia on 16th August 1940. On the 30th August 1840, U-32 attacks the convoy 58 miles Nort West of Cape Wrath and within less than a thirty minute spell sinks three merchant ships. The Mill Hill is hit in the stern and sinks rapidly  within minutes taking the captain and all thirty three crew with her in position 58' 48N 06'4W

Obituary                             Obituary                              SS Mill Hill

 

Memorial Lovell, A, 3rd September 1919, 2nd Bn. Rifle Brigade, S/17053, Rifleman, ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, IV. E. 21.




 

Lovell, Aubrey William, 30, 15th April 1941, 2 Regt. Royal Horse Artillery, 781421, Lance Bombardier, Son of Thomas William, and Miriam Annie Lovell, husband of Violet Winifred Lovell, of Newport, Monmouthshire. ATHENS MEMORIAL, Face 1.

 

 

101 Squadron RAF Lovell, Robert Clifford, 26, 26th January 1918, Royal Flying Corps, 101 Sqdn., Second Lieutenant, Son of George Frederick and Eliza Lovell, of "Broughton," Clytha Park, Newport, Mon., HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY, III. C. 26.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

All Saint's church memorial                                        Obituary

 

G Lowe

Lowe, G R, Private, Redland Street, Newport, Mon.     WW1

Local memorial - Newport Athletic Club Gates

Newport Athletic Club Gates

 

Lionel Lowe Lowe, Lionel Frederick John, 24, 23rd November 1941, 2nd Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C., 7886125, Trooper, Son of Ernest Lowe, and of Eva Lowe, of Newport, Monmouthshire, ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Column 23.
Obituary                              Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour


Reg Lowe Lowe, Reginald George Verdun, 25, 21st October 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Treverbyn, Fireman and Trimmer, Son of Harry and Ella Ann Lowe, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 111.

Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    SS Treverbyn

 

Obituary Lucas, Samuel, 20, 10th September 1943, 6th (10th Bn. The Royal Welch Fusiliers) Bn. The Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.. 4208283, Lance Corporal,
BARI WAR CEMETERY, Coll. grave XV. E. 6-35.
Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour


  Lucraft, William John Martin, 54, 9th January 1941, Merchant Navy, M.V. Kaikoura, Cook, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 59.

(Died at sea from pneumonia)

 

 

Roll of Honour

Lucroft, Harold Martin, 28, 29th March 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Whale, Husband of E. Lucroft, of Southampton, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 47.

SS San Dementrio Ludlow, Bramwell Charles, 28, 17th March 1942, 4 Maritime Regt. Royal Artillery, 1628692, Gunner, Son of Hubert and Charlotte Ann Ludlow, of Trethomas, Mon., Panel 77, Column 3.

Bramwell Ludlow was killed when the tanker San Demetrio was tordedoed by U-404. The ship was made famous in 1942 when it was part of the Jervis Bay convoy and was attacked and abandoned by her crew but was re-boarded two days later by 16 crew who brought the fire under control and brought the ship home.

The story was made into a film also.

Information from Mr Billy McGee

 

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Luff, William Arthur, 6th July 1916, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 35105, Private, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 4 A.

Local memorial - St Marks church

 

 

WW2 memorial Luffman, William John, 24, 7th February 1945, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 1317567, Warrant Officer, (Pilot), Son of Ralph and Mary Elizabeth Luffman, of Hoarwithy, Herefordshire, SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY, V. B. 41.

Local Memorial - St. Thomas's Church


Obituary                                        Roll of Honour


  Luke, Henry George, 28, 7th July 1916, 11th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 22259, Private, Husband of Mary E. Luke, of 51, Dock St., Newport, Mon., THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 4 A.

 

All Saint's church memorial Lurvey, William, 25, 16th May 1915, 1st Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 3824, Corporal, Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lurvey, of 18, Agincourt St., Crindau, Newport, Mon., LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 13 and 14.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas and GKN (Rogerstone) Memorial

GKN (Rogerstone) Memorial

 

 

Lusted, James Edward, 22, 31st July 1917, 38th Div. Ammunition Col. Royal Field Artillery, 169120, Driver, Son of Annie Lusted, of 9, Clifton Place, Stow Hill, Newport, Mon., and the late James Lusted. Native of St. Leonards-on-Sea. NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, XXV. D. 7.

 

Luxton, Cornelius George, 18th October 1917, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, S.S. "Britannia.", Wales Z/3836, Ordinary Seaman, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 25. Column 1

Local memorial - Christchurch War Memorial

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial                                        Christchurch War Memorial

 

John Lynch Lynch, John, 28, 25th January 1942, Royal Marines, H.M.S. Duke of York, PLY/X 101567, Marine, Son of Michael and Barbara Lynch, of Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 74, Column 3.

Local memorial - St Michael's RC church

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial               St Michael's memorial               Roll of Honour               Roll of Honour               HMS Duke of York

 

Joint grave with J Sciberras Lynch, P, 48, 6th May 1918, Royal Engineers, WR/341152, Pioneer, Son of the late Peter and Mary Lynch; husband of Rose Lynch, of 59, Lower Dominick St., Dublin. Born at Carnaross, Kells, Co. Meath, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 25. "RC." 51.


 

GKN (Rogerstone) Memorial Lyndon, J.                               WW1

Local memorial - GKN (Rogerstone) Memorial




Family grave, St Woolos cemetery. Lyne, Charles Vyvyan, 25, 19th October 1916, 17th Bn. Welsh Regiment, Captain, Son of Charles Robert and Janet Mary Lyne, of Newport, Mon., MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY, I. K. 11.

Local memorial - Family grave, St. Woolos and St. John the Baptist church.

Photo - © Mark Hewison.

WW1 memorial                                        Obituary

 

Philip Lyons Lyons, Philip, 27th May 1915, Royal Marine Light Infantry, (RMR/B/995). H.M.S. "Majestic.", PLY/10067, Private, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 7. Column 3

Local memorial - Orb Steelworks

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial                                          Orb Steelworks memorial

 

295 Squadron RAF Lysaght, Philip Michael Vaughan, 19th February 1943, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force), 295 Sqdn., 90385, Wing Commander (Pilot), SAUMUR COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Mil. Plot. Row 1. Grave 6.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Philip Lysaght buried here                                         Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial

 

© Shaun McGuire 2008