The War Graves of Ystradgynlais

Joseph Thomas Chadford

Joseph Thomas Chadford was born in Swansea and lived in Ystradgynlais before enlisting with the Welsh Regiment, with whom he was killed in action in 1918

The information on Joseph Thomas Chadford has been compiled from a number of sources, including the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, from the Labour Voice newspaper, and the Parish Burial Register (courtesy of the Swansea Archives).

NameJoseph Thomas Chadford
Date of Death25th June 1918 (died from wounds)
Place of DeathFrance
Age at Death19
Unit and RegimentWelsh Regiment; 2nd Bn.
RankPrivate
Service Number29228
Additional InformationAddress: Oddfellows Street, Ystradgynlais. Born Swansea.
Cenotaph  Swansea Cenotaph; Panel Army WWI under Welch 2nd Bn.
MemorialPERNES BRITISH CEMETERY - FRANCE; V. C. 28.
Local MemorialsYstradgynlais War Memorial
St Cynog's Church, Ystradgynlais, Brass Plaque
Family DetailsSon of Annie Elizabeth (born Aberdare1866) and the late William Chadford (born Aberdare 1866 Railway Guard) of Swansea
Known BrothersArchibald T (born 1893)
Known SistersLily (born Merthyr 1890)
Minnie E (born 1895)

REF: Swansea Pals - Book by Bernard Lewis
LISTED UNDER: 14th (Service) Battalion THE WELSH REGIMENT
Next of Kin of Men proceeding Overseas December 1915

Additional info: next of kin - Mother of 1 Oddfellow Street, Ystradgynlais.


The WW1 Army panel on the Swansea Cenotaph that includes the name of Joseph T Chadford.



The Swansea Cenotaph, photograph by Val Trevallion



 

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