Scourfield, William

William Scourfield, Private, 29530, South Wales Borderers. William was the son of John and Catherine Scourfield, of Cresswell Quay, Cresselly, Killgetty, and had served with the 3rd Battalion, South Wales Borderers on Home Service. He died at the Military Hospital at Liverpool of sickness on 26 February 1917 aged just 18, and is buried at […]

Perkins, Alfred

Alfred Perkins, Private, 19894, Royal Welsh Fusiliers.  Alfred was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Evan Perkins, of Freestone Cross, Cresselly, Kilgetty. He enlisted at Maesteg into the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, which was a Regular Army Battalion that had been in France since the outbreak of war.In 1916 the Battalion was attached to 22 […]

Pask, George Edward

George Edward Pask, Shoeing Smith, 696146, Royal Field Artillery.George was born at Devonport, and enlisted at Weeton Camp, Yorkshire into the Royal Field Artillery. He was attached to the 57th Division Ammunition Column, which was a Territorial Division, raised in Lancashire in 1915.The Division moved to France between 7 and 22 February 1917, and moved to […]

Llewhellin, John Austin

John Austin Llewhellin, Private, 320266, Welsh Regiment.John was the only Son of George and Mary Llewhellin, of Stephens Green, Milton, Pembroke. He had originally served with the Pembroke Yeomanry, but in early 1917 the Regiment was merged with the Glamorgan Yeomanry in Egypt to form the 24th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment. The Battalion was attached […]

Lewis,Thomas

Thomas Lewis, Private, 7158, Welsh Regiment. Thomas was the son of James and Sophia Lewis, of 13, North Brewery Street, Pembroke Dock. He had enlisted into the Welsh Regiment at Cardiff, and was posted to the 3rd (Reserve) Battalion, which was at the time based at Maindy Barracks, Cardiff. Thomas died in Cardiff of sickness on 7 September […]

Harries, Thomas

Thomas Harries, Private, 36255, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.  Thomas was the son of John and Sarah Harries, of Little Freestone, Cresselly, Pembroke..He enlisted at Cardiff into the Army, and joined the 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, which was part of the 232 Brigade, 75th Division. The Division served in Egypt and Palestine, taking part in […]

Grote, Arthur Lloyd

Arthur Lloyd Grote, Captain, Royal Engineers. Arthur was the son of George Whitcombe Grote, M.D. and his wife Mary. He was the husband of Nina Patricia Grote, and the father of Shelagh, of 12, Evelyn Court, Cheltenham. At the outbreak of war, Arthur was serving as a Lieutenant with the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Welsh Regiment. He was […]

Griffiths, Osborne W.

Osborne W. Griffiths, Private, 13425, Coldstream Guards. Osborne was the son of George Llewhellin Griffiths and Edith A. Griffiths of Pembroke. He resided at Carew prior to the war, and enlisted at Hayward’s Heath into the Coldstream Guards. Osborne was posted to the 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards, which was attached to 4th (Guards) Brigade, 2nd […]

Davies, Herbert Thomas

Herbert Thomas Davies, J/28606, Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy. Herbert “Tom” was born at Carew in 1897, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Davies, later of Glanteifon Cottage, St. Dogmaels. He served aboard the Battleship, HMS Queen Mary, which was launched in 1912, joining the 1st Battlecruiser Squadron of the Grand Fleet.At the outbreak of the […]

Cole, Charles Llewellyn

Charles Llewellyn Cole, Private, 19664, York and Lancaster Regiment.

Charles Llewellyn Cole, Private, 19664, York and Lancaster Regiment. Charles was the son of Benjamin and Louisa Cole, of Carew Mountain, Cresselly. He enlisted into the Army at Neath joining the 10th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, which was attached to 63 Brigade, 21st Division. The Division crossed to France between 2 and 13 September […]