William Shermer Llewellyn


Private 10752. Royal Welch Fusiliers

Died 26 Sept 1920, aged 27, buried at Cathays Cemetery EH. 210.

Son of Philip and Elizabeth Llewellyn, formerly of North Clive Street; husband of Alice Llewellyn, of 91 Saltmead Road. His service records survive - he was a dock labourer when he joined up in 1911 and served in India amd Malta. He was reported missing less than a month after he went to France on 30 October 1914 and was a prisoner of war at Hameln for four years until he was repatriated in 1918. He was then posted to a depot in 1919 and contracted a lung condition, possibly TB

Source : Kind permission of The Grangetown Local History Society