The War Graves of Ystradgynlais

Cemeteries and Churchyards

The War Graves and Remembrance Graves in the Ystradgynlais area have been sorted into the various churchyards and cemeteries that they can be found in. Each section below will open onto a fuller page, giving more details and illustrations. To read information on the individual service men click their name to go directly to that page. Where marked with a (*) the individual is on the Ystalyfera War Memorial only.

Saint Cynog's, Ystradgynlais

Saint Cynog's Church contains the following graves within its cemetery:-

First World War
Richard Butler Frederick Carr Thomas Davies
James Jones Cornelius White

Second World War
Benjamin Baker James Bamford Brinley Davies
David Evans Henry Evans William Evans
Gwilym Hopton Cyril Jones John Jones
Alfa Powell Lynn Thomas

You can click on any of the names above, to go to their own individual page, or go to the St Cynog's Cemetery webpage to see an overview of all of them.

Note - Neither William Evans nor Lynn Thomas are listed on the Ystradgynlais War Memorial, but both are Commonwealth War Dead whose remembrance graves are contained within the churchyard of St. Cynog's. Brinley Davies is classified as Civilian War Dead, and not on the Ystradgynlais War Memorial.


Alltygrug, Ystalyfera

Alltygrug, the cemetery of St Davids, Ystalyfera has the following graves in its cemetery :-

First World War
W J Evans (*)


St David's, Abercrave

St Davids, Abercrave has the following graves in its cemetery :-

Second World War
Edgar Evans J G Lewis Alwen Evans
C V Walters G L Walters


St John's, Callwen

St John's, Callwen has the following graves in its cemetery :-

Second World War
DT Griffiths


Capel Colbren

Capel Colbren, Coelbren has the following graves in its cemetery :-

First World War
JT Grice CG Norton


Holy Trinity, Godre'rgraig

Holy Trinity, Godre'rgraig has the following graves in its cemetery :-

First World War
T Boyd (*) D Cox (*) JR Griffiths (*)
A Jones JW Keen (*) TR Martin (*)


Bethania Chapel, Cwmtwrch

Bethania Chapel, Cwmtwrch has the following graves in its cemetery :-

Second World War
JJ Lewis T O'Connor (*) E Phillips (*)
DC Weston (*)


Beulah Chapel, Cwmtwrch

Beulah Chapel, Cwmtwrch has the following graves in its cemetery :-

First World War
JW Givens L Holt


Carmel Cemetery, Abercrave

Carmel Cemetery, Abercrave has the following graves in its cemetery :-

First World War
DJ Samuel

Second World War
TJ Davies


St Cattwg & Illtyd, Neath

St Cattwg & Illtyd's, Neath has the following graves in its cemetery :-

Second World War
D Williams


Cwmllynfell Chapel

Cwmllynfell Chapel has the following graves in its cemetery :-

Second World War
DG Davies


Gorof Public Cemetery, Ystradgynlais

Gorof Cemetery, Ystradgynlais has the following graves in its cemetery :-

First World War
D Harris


Ty Ny Coed, Abercrave

Ty Ny Coed Chapel, Abercrave has the following graves in its cemetery :-

First World War
IJ Griffiths J James D Tyler
DO Thomas

Second World War
L Llewellyn I Thomas DJ Williams

Note - David Jestyn Williams is classified as Civilian War Dead, and not on the Ystradgynlais War Memorial.


Yorath Chapel, Cwmgiedd

Yorath Chapel, Cwmgiedd has the following graves in its cemetery :-

First World War
D Griffiths

Second World War
B Alexander



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