The War Graves of Ystradgynlais

Glyndwr Lewis Walters

Glyndwr Lewis Walters, known generally as Glwyn, was posted missing, presumed killed, while on flying operations with Coastal Command, June 1940.

Glyndwr Lewis Walters was the brother of Clifford Vernon Walters, who also died in the Second World War.

The information on Glyndwr Lewis Walters 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).

NameGlyndwr Lewis Walters
Date of Death29th June 1940
Place of DeathPLACE
Age at Death26
Unit and RegimentRoyal Air Force; 210 Sqdn.
Service Number533619
Remembrance Grave  St. David's Churchyard, Abercrave, Powys. Grave 668.  
Local MemorialsMaesydderwen Roll of Honour
Ystradgynlais War Memorial
Brass Plaque in St. David's Church, Abercrave
NotesSon of David Rees Walters and Gwenllian Walters of Peny-cae, Brecknockshire.
Brother of Clifford Vernon Walters who also fell in action.

Glyndwr Lewis Walters
To the left is the remembrance grave in St David's churchyard, Abercrave. It reads in full:-

In Memory of
Sgt. Glyndwr Lewis RAF
Who Made The Supreme
Sacrifice June 29th 1940
Aged 26 Years
And Of
F⁄O Clifford Vernon
Who Died March 25th 1941
Aged 28 Years
"Thy Will Be Done"

The Beloved Sons of
David Rees and Gwen Walters
Plasydarren Penycae

From the South Wales Voice newspaper, 24th March 1945 :-

WALTERS - Cherished memories of F/O Clifford Walters, RAF accidently killed March 1941. Also his brother, Sergeant Glyn Walters, RAF missing, presumed killed, while on flying operations with Coastal Command, June 1940.
   Aunty Maggie, Uncle David, Marie, Howard.


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