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Newport's War Dead

formerly Newport, Monmouthshire, UK


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SS Harperly Nagi, A, 42, 4th May 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Harperley (London), Greaser, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 55.




SS Castlemoor in the middle Nagi, Siffia, 50, 25th February 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Castlemoor, Fireman and Trimmer, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 24.




Nash, Charles Edwin, 16th October 1917, 11th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 21776, Lance Serjeant, ERQUINGHEM-LYS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, II. C. 36.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial                                       


Nash, Richard, Merchant Navy,     WW2


  Nash, William Joseph, 29, 20th December 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Waverley", Fireman and Trimmer, Son of Kate Susan Coleman (formerly Nash, nee Chequer), of 37, Lime St., Newport, Mon., and the late James Nash. Born at Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL



  Nasir, Mohammed, 44, 21st June 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Brinkburn, Donkeyman, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 19.



  Natoli, Saviour, Royal Navy, 4th Engineer,     WW1


Obituary Naylon Edward, 52, 24th July 1917, Royal Defence Corps, Monmouthshire Regiment, late (20587), 17171, Private, Husband of Alice Ellen Naylon, of 58, Gordon St., Maindee, Newport,  Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, FC. D18. 151.


SS Turakina Neagle, Harold, 43, 20th August 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Turakina, Chief Officer, King's Commendation for Brave Conduct, husband of Elizabeth Catherine Neagle, of Swansea, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 112.




Martin Neale Neale, Martin James, 32, 27th May 1942, 5th Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C., 7933306, Trooper, husband of Edith Elaine Neale, of Newport, Mon., ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Column 23.

Local memorial - General Post Office, Newport

General Post Office memorial                              Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour


Albert's headstone  Neate, Albert Henry, 5th September 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 3498, Rifleman, Husband of Emily Neate, of Barn House, Carrow Hill, Penhow, Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, CON. D5. 48.

  Needs, Walter, 36, 12th April 1918, "A" Coy. 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 266232, Private, Son of the late John and Mary Ann Needs, PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Panel 10.



Memorial Nekrewes, David Smith, 31, 16th May 1915, "A" Coy. 3rd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2024, Private, Son of Ellen Nekrewes, of 3, Carisbrooke Rd., Maindee, Newport, Mon., and the late David Smith Nekrewes, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.



Ron Nekrewes Nekrewes, Ronald Thomas Service, 28, 26th July 1943, 5 Searchlight Regt, Royal Artillery, 1628962, Gunner, Thomas William and Sarah Maria Nekrewes of Newport, Mon, KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY8, H. 3

Missing since early 1942, died as Japanese PoW,

Local memorial - St Julian's High School

St. Julian's High School memorial                              Obituary                             

                                                                                                                          Grave photo Martin Smith

Born in South Wales to Tom and Sarah Nekrewes (Sarah Maria SERVICE) Ronald had a brother Kenneth and sister Muriel. Ron Nekrewes was a school teacher living at home at 46 St Julien Street, Newport.
After capture in Singapore he was taken to Saigon and put to work in the docks for about a year and then moved to work on the Burma railway.
Ronald died on Sunday 26th July 1943 at Kinsayok Jungle camp (not far from the notorious Hellfire Pass) and after the war his remains were recovered and placed with thousands of his comrades in the Commonwealth Cemetery at Kanchanaburi, Thailand.


Nelson, William, 13 August 1918, husband of Mary F Nelson, 22 North street, Newport, Mon.


Note: I am uncertain whether this gentleman is a war casualty.


Memorial Nethercott, W J, 41, 8th June 1917, 75th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), 669888, Private, Husband of Florence V. Nethercott, of 34, Durham Rd., Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. VIMY MEMORIAL.

  Nethercutt, Edward Sidney, 20, 27th May/30th May 1918, 1st/6th Bn Durham Light Infantry, 91709, Private, Only son of Edward and Jessie Rose Nethercott, of 48, Witham St., Newport, Mon., SOISSONS MEMORIAL


Roll of Honour Nevison, George Leonard, 15th November 1941, Royal Air Force
Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour

  New, Reginald Edwin, 2nd Mon. Regt., Sgt.,     WW1


  Newbury, Edward Mortimer, 22, 31st October 1917, 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) posted to 2nd County of London Yeomanry (Westminster Dragoons), 7922, Private, Son of Albert Edward and Eleanor Ann Newbury, of Copt Elm Villa, Copt Elm Rd., Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, BEERSHEBA WAR CEMETERY, P. 68.


Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial Newell, John Henry, 5th South Wales Borderers, 39304, Private,     WW1

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks and St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial


Newey, John Thomas, 22, 5th March 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Tower (London), Fireman and Trimmer, Son of John Thomas Newey and Ada Isabel Newey; husband of Audrey Edith Newey, of Risca, Monmouthshire, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 46.
Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour

Memorial Newland, John Abraham, 32, 26th July 1916, 11th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 22445, Private, Son of Charles Thomas and Mary Ann Newland, of 6, Alfred St., Maindee, Newport, Mon., ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, A. 38. 6.



Norman Newland Newland, Norman Chester, 27, 31st May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, Second Lieutenant, Son of Alfred Newland, of "Lawnside," Stow Park Circle, Newport, Mon., ROESELARE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, II. E. 5.

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

Newport High School memorial in St Marks church                Family grave memorial               Family grave memorial              


Peter Newland Newland, Peter Edward, 22, 7th October 1943, Royal Air Force, 426 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn., 53012, Pilot Officer (Air Gnr.), Son of George Douglas and Annie Elizabeth Newland; husband of Joyce Newland, of Loddon Norfolk, RACHECOURT-SUR-BLAISE CHURCHYARD, Grave 5.

Missing                    Roll of Honour                    Roll of Honour                    426 Squadron RAF


Albert Nicholas Nicholas, Albert Frederick, 30, 14th April 1918, 5th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 13904, Corporal, Son of Fredrick and Rosina Nicholas, of 18, Lime St., Pillgwenlly, Newport, Mon., HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY, II. C. 10.

Obituary                              Memorial                              Memorial


St. Julian's High School memorial Nicholas, John Henry, 19, 14th June 1918, 18th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, 62877, Private, Son of Oliver Nicholas, of 8, Rutland Place, Newport, Mon, and Agnes Nicholas (stepmother), POZIERES MEMORIAL, Panel 32 to 34.

Local memorial - St Julian's High School



Reginald Nicholas's parents grave Nicholas, Reginald Albert, 20, 1st September 1916, 2nd/7th (Welsh Cyclist Bn.), attd. 16th Bn. Welsh Regiment, 1399, Private, Son of John William and Harriet Frances Nicholas, of Frondeg, Llanhennock, Caerleon, Mon., LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, IX. D. 9A.

Local memorial - On parents grave at St Woolos cemetery

Inscription on grave stone                                        Obituary


All Saint's church memorial Nicholas, Richard Brinsley, 28, 13th January 1917, 1st/15th Bn. London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), 533117, Rifleman, Husband of Lilian May Nicholas, of 50, Aston Crescent, Newport, Mon., LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, X. D. 19A

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas



WW1 Memorial Nicholas, Robert Edward, 32, 11th October 1918, "D" Bty. 52nd Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 697507, Gunner, Son or David and Cecilia Nicholas, of 8, Woodland Rd., Newport, Mon., TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, V. D. 27.

Local Memorial - Summerhill Baptist Church

South Wales Argus                                        Memorial


William Nicholas Nicholas, William James, 32, 29th November 1943, 6th Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 3913841, Corporal, Son of William Henry and Ethel Nicholas, of Newport, Monmouthshire; husband of Caroline Ivy Nicholas, of Newport, SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, VIII. E. 38.
Obituary          Eulogy          Roll of Honour          Roll of Honour             

Roll of Honour Nicholls, Albert Ernest, 19th August 1944, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 98 Sqdn., 968037, Warrant Officer, Son of William Donald and Caroline Anne Nicholls, of Newport, Monmouthshire, RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Panel 214.

Roll of Honour                                       


  Nicholls, Albert, 6th August 1915, 6th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 19750, Private, LONE PINE CEMETERY, ANZAC, III. C. 6.



Roll of Honour Nicholls, Charles Stanley, 37, 22nd February 1942, Merchant Navy, M.V. Adellen, Steward, Son of William and Mary Nicholls., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 2.

Roll of Honours                              Roll of Honour                              MV Adellen


James Nicholls Nicholls, James Ernest, 21, 14th February 1943, Royal Air Force (VR), 15 Sqdn., 927758, Sergeant (Air Gnr.), Son of James Ernest and Hilda Nicholls; husband of Mary E. Nicholls, of Newtownards, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Coll. grave 10. E. 2-8.

Obituary                    Eulogy                                        15 Squadron RAF

Obituary Nickels, Ethel Florence nee Spillane, 55, 19th April 1941, Civilian, Widow of Samuel Nickels. Died at 49 Pevensey Avenue, born Newport, Monmouthshire 1885,  mother of Denise below, SOUTHGATE, MUNICIPAL BOROUGH.

Obituary Nickels, Denise Ethel, 22, 19th April 1941, Civilian, Daughter of Ethel Florence above and of the late Samuel Nickels. Died at 49 Pevensey Avenue, SOUTHGATE, MUNICIPAL BOROUGH

St. Stephen's church memorial. Niell, T, Royal Field Artillery.

Local memorial - St. Stephen's church, Pill.

SS Empire Whale Nightingale, Hubert Spencer, 46, 29th March 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Whale, Boatswain, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 47.


Newport High School memorial in St Marks church Nightingale, William Bryant, 23, 23rd April 1917, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, Second Lieutenant, Son of William Bryant Nightingale and Mary Hannah Nightingale, of 64, Somerset Rd., Newport, Mon., ARRAS MEMORIAL, Bay 6.

Local memorial - St Marks church



Obituary Noakes, Jack, 15th May 1946, 1/7th Bn. Middlesex Regiment, 14331388, Private, REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, 59. J. 11.

Roll of Honour

Noble, J, Kings Royal Rifle Corp. Private.                   WW1




South Wales Argus Nolan, John, 26, 22nd August 1918, 4th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F., 265, Corporal, husband of Florence Ada Nolan, of 9, Cedar Rd., Newport, Mon., HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES, II. C. 15.

SS KIng Frederick Noor, Jama, 30, 19th July 1944, Merchant Navy, S.S. King Frederick, Fireman and Trimmer, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 61.


Roll of Honour Norbury, John Stanley, 21, 3rd June 1940, 17 Bty., 1 A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery, 872573, Bombardier, Son of James and Catherine Mary Norbury, of Fishponds, Bristol, DOVER (ST. JAMES'S) CEMETERY, Row F. Grave 4.

Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour

  Norman, Albert, 8th July 1915, 1st Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Lance Corporal, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 8.



Obituary Norman-Wright, Kenneth Ivor Frank Charteris, 31, 29th May 1940, 1st Bn. Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment), 113401, Second Lieutenant, Son of Frank and Dorothy Louise Mahala Norman-Wright, REXPOEDE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Row A. Grave 7.



Memorial Norris, J H, 27th December 1916, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 4081, Rifleman, from Caerleon, FONCQUEVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, I. G. 21.


Obituary Norrish, William, 27th August 1917, 10th Bn. Middlesex Regiment, Captain, TYNE COT MEMORIAL Panel 113 to 115.




George North North, George French, 25, 29th May 1940, 100 Army Field Coy. Royal Engineers, 803457, Sapper. OUDEZEELE CHURCHYARD, Grave 1.

Local memorial - St Julian's High School

George North          Obituary          Obituary          Eulogy          St. Julian's High School memorial


Reg North

North, Reginald Thomas, 30, 29th May 1940, 100 Army Field Coy. Royal Engineers, 776068, Sapper, husband of Olive May North, of Newport, Mon., DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Column 26.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial


Norville,  Hubert Emanuel, 27, 26th December 1914, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 8343, Private, n of Harriett and the late Albert Norvill; husband of Kate Norvill, of 3, Bath St., Newport, Mon., LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, III. B. 14.

Local memorial - General Post Office, Newport

General Post Office memorial                              Obituary                              Memorial


Obituary Norwood, Reginald Harold, 24, 29th September 1918,  "C" Coy., 9th Bn. Tank Corps., Second Lieutenant, Son of Richard and Jane Norwood, of The Homestead, Uphill, Weston-super-Mare. Native of Fulham, London.  BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, V. Q. 2.

Memorial                                        Memorial


  Nowell, William Ewart, 44, 7th August 1941, 3rd Monmouthshire (Newport) Bn. Home Guard, Serjeant, Son of Joseph and Louisa Nowell; husband of Bessie Frances Nowell, of Newport, NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, FC. D20. 237.

  Nudd, James George, 31, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1036, Corporal, Son of James John Nudd, of 112, Armes St., Norwich, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.


St. Julian's High School memorial Nutt, I,     WW1

Local memorial - St Julian's High School



  Nutt, Joseph Morgan, Mercantile Marine, 2nd Officer,     WW1

Shaun McGuire 2008