Newport's War Dead
Newport, Monmouthshire, UK
Additional information below from the Commonwealth War graves Commission
The Armed Forces
Memorial Web site
Newport's Roll of
Click on the letters below for other surnames
Click the buttons below
for specific information about various categories.
Local Memorials Young Service
Casualties Female Casualties Young Civilian Casualties Can You
Allied National's Graves Newport's German
War Dead Verse's and Quotations
South Wales Argus
WW2 Roll of Honour book Guestbook
Click on all images
photo, Amy, far left, top row. Tallest girl.
Sailing on 6 February 1944
from Kilindini Harbour at Mombasa, Kenya to Colombo, Ceylon in Convoy
KR-8, the SS Khedive Ismail was attacked by a B1 type Japanese submarine.
The Khedive Ismail was hit by two torpedoes. 1,297 perished. 77 women lost
their lives and this incident was the worst loss of female service
Gwendoline, 39, 1st July 1941,
Civilian War Dead, Civilian,
of 12 Eveswell Street. Daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Shatford, of 23 Eveswell Street; Newport, Mon., wife of Pte.
Herbert C. J. Comley, Pioneer Corps. Died at 12 Eveswell Street,
NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH
Buried in "unidentified"
Newport High School girls register with Pat's entry
finishing with "at home, Killed in raid"
to read an account of the bomber and its crash
Buried in "unidentified" grave.
Mina, 31, 14th December 1940, Civilian War Dead, B.Sc. Daughter
of C. and Freda Hillman, of Liepaja, Latvia, wife of Belmont House,
Reporting Authority: M. V. WESTERN PRINCE.
Beatrice is not
listed by the CWGC and her name is only listed in the WW1 Roll of Honour
book held at Newport's Reference library.
Shaun McGuire 2008