Lieutenant GWYN EDWARDS (photo added)

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Rank Lieutenant
Forenames GWYN
Surname EDWARDS (photo added)
Initials G
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Friday, 30 June 1944
Age 35
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 292744
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Monmouthshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment (53rd Welsh Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XVIII. F. 14.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF DAVID EDWARDS, AND OF ASENATH MARY EDWARDS, OF HENLLAN-AMGOED, CARMARTHENSHIRE.

Additional Information

Newspaper article from Western and Cymric Times, date unknown.1

 

 

References
1. Newspaper article kindly provided by Brigette Widdas

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Brigette Widdas.
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Brigette Widdas.

 

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What other people have said

Newton Abbot, Devon, UK

Kathryn Robinson

RIP young msn. Thank you for your service. Never forgotten .

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014
USA

Betty Albright

Another great war hero. Truly sad that we lost these young men, but I am so grateful for their selfless sacrifices for us all.

On Tuesday, January 21, 2014