Wilfred Howell Williams


First Mate. Mercantile Marine.

Died 18 April 1917, aged 29, buried Cathays Cemetery S 2866A.

Husband of Kate Williams (nee Margerison, married 1912), of 31, Clive St., Cardiff. He was boarding in Ferndale Street in 1911 at a house owned by his future wife's brother-in-law.. Born 1888 at Bryneurin Sarnau, Carmarthen, son of the late George and Margaret Williams. Died as result of attack by enemy submarine. Believed he died in hospital in Devon. His ship was hit by U-boat in January 1917 near Malta with a cargo of hay and three crew were lost.

Source : Kind permission of The Grangetown Local History Society