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Two articles which Commemorate 1918 - 2018


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


Remember 1914 - 1918

The Researchers at Mametz, The Somme, France, 1999


MUMBLES WAR MEMORIALS RESEARCH PROJECT 

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


HERO DISCOVERED

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


Saint Teilo’s Church Bishopston Stained Glass Window Great War 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.


Lt. Bernard Sanderson MARSHALL M.C.

Joseph Charles Edward LEACH

NEW INFORMATION-

Joseph LEACH - Latest 
Named on three Mumbles Memorials

Brothers who were both casualties of war

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


New  - latest update 20-10-2018

An appeal for more information

DAVIES ALFRED  
'Swansea Battalion,' and ‘Of the Mayals’ 
are inscribed on the back of the photograph. 
a soldier who fitted the details given is

Alfred DAVIES, Private, 14th Service Bat. Welsh Regiment, ‘Swansea Pals
Son of John Davies, Market Gardener, Mayals Green Cottages

Can you please confirm this is correct and help to add more?


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



HIXSON David -Cemetery visit & simple family tree


Thomas DAVIES visit to cemetery by family
100 years to the day - 25 January 2015

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



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 #
more details




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  

and


Mumbles Baptist Church