The War Graves of Ystradgynlais

Llewellyn Tibbett Lewis

Llewellyn Tibbett Lewis appears on both the Ystalyfera War Memorial and on the Ystradgynlais War Memorial.

Llewellyn Tibbett Lewis joined the Welsh Regiment and was killed in the fighting in France in September 1918.

The information on Llewellyn Tibbett Lewis has been compiled from a number of sources, including the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, from the Labour Voice newspaper, and the Parish Burial Register (courtesy of the Swansea Archives).

NameLlewellyn Tibbett Lewis
Date of Death18th September 1918
Place of DeathFrance
Age at Death21
Unit and RegimentWelsh Regiment; 13th Bn.
RankPrivate
Service Number58340
Additional InformationAddress Near Castle Inn Lower Cwmtwrch Ystradgynlais
In 1911 living with his Widowed Aunt Jane Tibbet (born Haverfordwest 1833) and her children Josiah Tibbet and Sarah.
Grave  
MemorialVIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL - FRANCE; Panel 7.
Local Memorials Ystradgynlais War Memorial
Ystalyfera War Memorial
Family DetailsPossibly son of Edward (born 1875 Swansea) and Hannah J. Lewis (born Swansea 1874) of 6 Susanah Street Ystalyfera
Known BrothersRees (born 1898)
Known Sisters


Llewellyn Tibbett Lewis was one of 14 men of Cwmtwrch remembered at a memorial service held in February 1919. The write-up in the Llais described his service thus:-

Private Tibbet Lewis, S.W.B. Enlisted April 24th 1918 Reported missing since September 18th 1918.




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