St Woolos Cemetery, Newport 19 July 2016

Military Graves & Memorials

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  • St Peter's, Dixton, Monmouth 28 April 2016

    Lt Arnott died on the Somme at the Battle of Flers-Courcellette, notable as the first time that tanks were deployed, in such secrecy that their appearance on the battlefield was as much a surprise to the British soldiers as to the Germans (but a more unp…

  • St Peter's, Dixton, Monmouth 28 April 2016

    A plaque to the dead of WW1. Reference was made in 735 to a monastery at this site, dedicated to the Welsh Saint Tydiwg, or Tadeocus, the Welsh name of the parish, Llandydiwg, and ultimately the name Dixton, deriving from this name. Herring bone masonry…

  • Siloam Baptist Church, Upper Cwmbran, Cwmbran 17 April 2016

    The grave of a Military Medal holder, probably from WW2. Siloam Baptist Church. The chapel was built in 1838 to serve the Baptist community of Upper Cwmbran after the "population explosion" created by the opening of the colliery and brickworks in 1837.…


  • St Stephen & St Tathan, Roman Road, Caerwent, Caldicot 11 March 2016

    Private "Willie" Lewis, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, killed in action in 1918; he has no known grave. The current church is 13th Century and incorporates various features from the Roman garrison town there. Christianity dates from much earlier,…

  • St Stephen & St Tathan, Roman Road, Caerwent, Caldicot 11 March 2016

    Two brothers. His Majesty's Hospital Ship Britannic was a White Star vessel, the last and largest of the company's three Olympic Class liners, the other two being RMS Olympic and RMS Titanic. She struck a mine (not torpedoed) in the Kea Channel off the Gr…

  • St Stephen & St Tathan, Roman Road, Caerwent, Caldicot 11 March 2016

    The organ, by Nicholson & Co of Worcester, was commissioned and installed in 1928 as a memorial to those of the parish who fell in WW1, their names recorded on an adjacent brass plaque. The organ was restored in 2008. The current church is 13th Century a…


  • St Stephen & St Tathan, Roman Road, Caerwent, Caldicot 11 March 2016

    The organ, by Nicholson & Co of Worcester, was commissioned and installed in 1928 as a memorial to those of the parish who fell in WW1, their names recorded on an adjacent brass plaque. The organ was restored in 2008. The current church is 13th Century a…

  • St Stephen & St Tathan, Roman Road, Caerwent, Caldicot 11 March 2016

    "Charlie" M Bartle volunteered at the age of seventeen for the RAF, becoming a Lancaster tail gunner, these suffering possibly the highest casualty rates of a branch which itself suffered higher percentage losses than any other unit in WW2. Two years lat…

  • St Mary The Virgin, Nash, Newport, Monmouthshire 11 March 2016

    Private R Waters of the South Wales Borderers. The church was built in the 12th Century by the Normans, but has been much modified since, the north aisle being demolished in 1792. Further alterations were conducted in the 19th Century. Unfortunately the…


  • Newport Transport "Great War" Livery Bus, Newport Retail Park, Spytty Road, Newport, Monmouthshire 29 February 2016

    In 2014, Newport Transport adopted this livery for part of their fleet to mark the centenary of the start of WW1.

  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff 7 September 2015

    Quite overgrown and obscured under a tree this one. The cemetery was opened in 1859, and interments are still taking place there. Of the three chapels originally built there, two remain, both Grade II Listed. During WW2 the cemetery received a direct hit…

  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff 7 September 2015

    The cemetery was opened in 1859, and interments are still taking place there. Of the three chapels originally built there, two remain, both Grade II Listed. During WW2 the cemetery received a direct hit which destroyed many graves, including CWGC graves f…


  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff 7 September 2015

    The cemetery was opened in 1859, and interments are still taking place there. Of the three chapels originally built there, two remain, both Grade II Listed. During WW2 the cemetery received a direct hit which destroyed many graves, including CWGC graves f…

  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff 7 September 2015

    In another two months, 1 April 1918, the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service would be combined to form the Royal Air Force. The cemetery was opened in 1859, and interments are still taking place there. Of the three chapels originally built the…

  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff 7 September 2015

    SS Grindon Hall was a Cardiff registered ship that disappeared some time after 4 December 1907 in the Black Sea. The cause was believed to have been incorrectly loaded coal which affected her stability. 12th South Wales Borderers and 19th Royal Welch Fus…


  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff 7 September 2015

    At least they were buried together. The cemetery was opened in 1859, and interments are still taking place there. Of the three chapels originally built there, two remain, both Grade II Listed. During WW2 the cemetery received a direct hit which destroyed…

  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff 7 September 2015

    The cemetery was opened in 1859, and interments are still taking place there. Of the three chapels originally built there, two remain, both Grade II Listed. During WW2 the cemetery received a direct hit which destroyed many graves, including CWGC graves f…

  • Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff 7 September 2015

    The cemetery was opened in 1859, and interments are still taking place there. Of the three chapels originally built there, two remain, both Grade II Listed. During WW2 the cemetery received a direct hit which destroyed many graves, including CWGC graves f…


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