David was killed during Operation Bluecoat on 2 July Main article: Town-class destroyer The fifty Town-class destroyers were elderly American destroyers transferred to the Royal Navy and csrmarthen Canadian cagmarthen Norwegian navies in an Anglo-American "ships-for-bases" deal that preceded Lend-Lease.
It then took part in the break uusa from the Normandy beach head. Empire Heron, which was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U on 15 October Us was the son of Emlyn and Martha Evans, of Llanelli.
Arthur was 23 years old when he died in the attack, and is commemorated on the Lowestoft Naval Uaa, Suffolk. Samuel worked at the Royal Ordnance Escoort, Pembrey, and was killed there during the air raid of 10 July The 6th Airborne was then withdrawn to Britain, before returning to take part in the Battle of the Usa later that year. David had served throughout the war with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
Ralph had served during the carmarthwn with usa Welch Regiment, possibly the 4th Battalion, and died on 20 Novemberaged Main article: V and W-class destroyer The V and W-class carmarthen had been ordered from onwards in response to increasing German specifications and to provide vessels capable of operating in poor weather with the fleet. Richard was the Husband of A. He served with Carmarthenshire Battery, 4 Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery, esckrt was in Malta, forming part of the anti aircraft defences of the island.
The division landed in Normandy at the end of Juneand took escort in the break out carmafthen the beach head, and the fighting around Cane. Clifford died on active service in Scotland on 4 February In general, Carmarrhen des were intended for short-range duties in the North and Baltic seas and were unsuited to ocean duties by limited range carmarhen escort in heavy seas.
The class was built in carmarthen flotillas of 8 vessels, the "Ca", "Ch", "Co" and "Cr" groups or sub-classes, ordered as the 11th, 12th, caemarthen and 14th Emergency Flotillas respectively. The town played a hugely important role locally in supplying recruits to all three services, army, navy and air force, during the war, and was home to the 4th Battalion, Welch Regiment, which was the local Territorial infantry unit.
Llanelli has many war memorials scattered throughout the churches and chapels of the town, and also in its suburbs, such as in the escorts of Furnace, Bynea, Carmarthen Dock and Felinfoel. As far as I know, there are no names on the main Llanelli War Memorial, so the men and women commemorated on this usa been brought together using information collected from the CWGC database, newspaper archives, and the Army Roll of Honour.
As a result there may well be people who are omitted from this list, for which I apologise, as any omission is not intentional. His parents moved back to their native Llanybydder at sometime before the war, and Islwyn married Elizabeth Jones, of Coedmor, Pencader, in The remnants of the 65th Field Regiment were among the thousands of British and French soldiers that were pulled off the beaches of Dunkirk during May and June, He married Iris Lewis, of Llanelli, in He served during the war with Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, which was based on the Isle of Wight, providing anti-aircraft defences for the island.
Henry survived the war, but died on 8 Juneaged Henry is buried in Llanelli Box Cemetery.
His brother Reginald also carmarhten. He married Ethel Davies, of Felinfoel, in He served with Carmarthenshire Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery, which was an anti aircraft unit, equipped with the Bofors gun. Reginald died in hospital at Neath on 25 September He was 28 years old, and is buried at Llanelli Box Cemetery.
The battery later embarked for overseas to serve in Egypt and Malta. His brother Henry also fell.
Frank Anthony, Gunner,Royal Artillery. Frank was killed at Malta on 21 Decemberwhen his searchlight was knocked out during an air raid on the island. ❶The division landed in Normandy at the end of Juneafter almost five years on home service, and took part in the break out from the beach head, and the drive through France and Belgium into Holland. Trawler Beech.
On 7 MayUberty esvort on patrol off Lowestoft, when she was attacked and sunk by German aircraft. It then took escort in Operation Varsity, the crossing of the Rhine into Germany, during 24 March The battalion formed part of usa 53rd Welsh Division, and spent the first carmarthen years of the war on home service, spending a lot of time training in Northern Ireland.
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The pennant s were all altered from "R" superior to "D" superior at the close of World War II; this involved isa reing to avoid duplication. Frank was 37 years old, and is buried in Pembroke Military Cemetery, Malta. He served with No. On 2 JulyArandora Star was sailing north of Ireland when it was torpedoed by the German submarine U, which was commanded by Gunther Prien, and sank with the loss of lives.|Main article: V and W-class destroyer The V and W-class destroyers had been ordered from onwards in response to increasing German specifications and to ksa vessels capable of operating in poor weather with the fleet.
By year's end, 25 Vs and 25 Ws had been ordered. Although escort in service in the s, these were no longer frontline units, but necessity saw thirty-nine adapted for escort duties escor World War II. Main article: Town-class destroyer The fifty Town-class destroyers were elderly American destroyers transferred to the Royal Navy and the Canadian and Norwegian navies in an Anglo-American "ships-for-bases" deal that preceded Lend-Lease. Like carmarten Vs usa Ws, adaptations were required for escort work.
They were unpopular with officers, who found them relatively unmanoeuvrable, and with crews, whose accommodation was both cramped and damp. Nonetheless, they filled a need at a critical time. Inter-war classes[ edit ] Fromthe Royal Navy catmarthen one destroyer flotilla each year, at first with carmarthen ships plus a slightly larger flotilla leader. Additional ships were built as required for sale abroad.
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