Mumbles, situated on a headland, is on the western edge of Swansea Bay

Commemorating 1918 - 2018

November 2018, marks the centenary of the  end
of the Great War (1914-18) that 'War to End All Wars' 

The Researchers at Mametz, The Somme, France, 1999


This website forms the culmination of some twenty-five years' research by Tony Cook, Peter Dover-Wade, Andrew Vollans and myself, John Powell (2nd from left).
More: concerning the research project with photos

In 2017, fifteen additional names of the Mumbles fallen, were inscribed on two plaques . . .

. . . the plaques were added to the rear of the Rood Screen Great War Memorial at All Saints' Church, on to which ninety eight names were originally inscribed and which together commemorate 113 fallen villagers. More:

100 Years: The Battle of Passchendaele

The Somme Casualties

LATEST UPDATE  -  21-03-2019

161261, Pilot, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Died 13 May 1944, aged 22 on Active Service
in a flying accident at Melton Mowbray.

Sergeant, 966315, 9 Sqdn. Royal Air Force
Died 22 December 1940, aged 21 
Active Service in an air accident at Eastbourne, 
whilst returning from operations over Northern Italy

Flying Officer, 187828, R.A.F. Volunteer Reserve

JONES George Leeson 127237, R.A.F. 207 Squadron, Bomber Command. Died 15/16 July 1944, aged 30 Lost over France during Air Operations 

A long lost hero has been found, by researcher J. T.

Saint Teilo’s Church Bishopston Memorial
He has his own page-click this link
Pte Richard R. EVANS; G/20855, Govers Lak, Church Lane, Bishopston, The Buffs (East Kent) 6th Bn, Arras Memorial to the Missing. 
Son of David White Evans and Eva Henrietta Evans.

William HARRIS & William ELEY 
More: William Henry Harris and  William David Eley

The club has unveiled a Memorial Plaque, to the memory to Lemuel Philip Ace, a Professional Golfer and Groundsman at the club before he joined the army over 100 years ago. -More

Faces from the Great War

Village Tribute
Their names are given within the article

Nurses Lucy and Margaret Wood

Two nurses photos have been added to
Donated by their decendant Penny Hehir

Two Bishopston Churches  


Swansea Museum Great War Exhibition  

The display included a blade from the propeller of the submarine U-9, which in October 1914 sunk HMS Hawke 
with the loss of 497 men and 26 officers plus her captain.
This tragic total includes Joseph William Hughes, from Mumbles # 
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