The War Graves of Ystradgynlais

William Alan Cornelius

William Alan Cornelius served with the South Wales Borderers in the Second World War, and was killed in action in France in August 1944.

The information on William Alan Cornelius has been compiled from a number of sources, including the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, from the South Wales Voice newspaper, and the Parish Burial Register (courtesy of the Swansea Archives).

NameWilliam Alan Cornelius
Date of Death11th August 1944
Place of DeathFrance
Age at Death26
Unit and RegimentSouth Wales Borderers, 2nd Bn
RankLance Corporal
Service Number4078921
Remembrance Grave  WHERE  
MemorialBAYEUX MEMORIAL - FRANCE (Panel 14, Column 2.)
Local MemorialsYstradgynlais War Memorial
NotesSon of Thomas J. and Beatrice A. Cornelius
of Ystradgynlais, Brecknockshire.


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