The War Graves of Ystradgynlais

Islwyn Thomas

Islwyn Thomas served with the RAF and died in Scotland in November 1945.

The information on Ivor Islwyn Thomas 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).

NameIslwyn Thomas
Date of Death5th November 1945
Place of DeathScotland
Age at Death27
Unit and RegimentRoyal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
RankWarrant Officer (Wireless Operator /Air Gunner)
Service Number1283921
Local MemorialsMaesydderwen Roll of Honour
Ystradgynlais War Memorial
NotesSon of Arthur and Mary Alice Thomas of Ystradgynlais

Islwyn Thomas
To the left is Islwyn Thomas' grave in Ty'ncoed Congregational Chapelyard, Abercrave.
The text on the grave reads:-

1283921 Warrant Officer
Wireless Operator ⁄ Air Gunner
Royal Air Force
5th November 1945 Age 27

From the South Wales Voice newspaper, 2nd November 1946 :-

Islwyn Thomas who was killed while serving with the RAF, in Scotland, November 5th, 1945

Sweet memories will linger forever,
Time cannot change them 'tis true;
Years that may come cannot sever
My loving remembrance of you.

From Nancy, 1 Gladstone Terrace, Ystradgynlais.


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