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Benjamin Watts Thomas
« on: Sunday 06 September 20 15:28 BST (UK) »
Commonwealth War Graves Commission are appealing for relatives of Pvt Benjamin Watts Thomas-
Service Number 2494 - Welsh Guards Prince of Wales Coy. 1st Bn - died Died 16 October 1917 aged 23 years -
Son of George and Mary Thomas, of Penygraig, Llanddowror, St. Clears.

The private memorial marking the grave of Pvt Benjamin Watts Thomas is no longer provides adequate commemoration. The commission are in the process of producing a new headstone to mark his grave.

https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/670087/THOMAS,%20BENJAMIN%20WATTS/

FIND A GRAVE  1894 - 16 Oct 1917 (aged 2223)
West Derby, Metropolitan Borough of Liverpool, Merseyside,

Buried LLANDDOWROR (ST. TEILO) CHURCHYARD
West of church tower.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139338876/benjamin-watts-thomas

https://astreetnearyou.org/person/670087/Private-Benjamin-Watts-Thomas

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Re: Benjamin Watts Thomas
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 06 September 20 15:29 BST (UK) »
1901 Census Llandowror St Cringat or St Teilo Carmarthanshire.

RG13 Piece 5111 Folio 142 Page 7

George Thomas   54
Mary Thomas   48
Anne Thomas   13
Martha Thomas   10
Mary Thomas   8
Benjamin Thomas   6
Emily Thomas   3
Rachel H Thomas 1

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Re: Benjamin Watts Thomas
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 06 September 20 15:31 BST (UK) »
1911 free index - census 9 Margam Terrace Port Talbot

Catherine Gees   57
Oline May Gees   20
John Thomas   31
Benjamin Watts Thomas   16 Boarder. Single. Assistant.

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Re: Benjamin Watts Thomas
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 06 September 20 15:35 BST (UK) »
UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects - Pvt Benjamin Watts Thomas - Death Date 16 Oct 1917
Death Place Mil Hos L'pool - father George.
Regiment Welsh Guards - Regimental Number 2494



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« Reply #4 on: Sunday 06 September 20 15:56 BST (UK) »
Sister - Rachel H Thomas - 1900 - 1927 - Carmarthan Carmarthanshire - 11a 1215

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