Ystalyfera Fallen

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Alwyn Hughes

This is the memorial page for Alwyn Hughes, native of Ystalyfera, killed during the Second World War. Despite being listed on the memorial as "Alwyn Hughes", his full name was Edward Alwyn Hughes, and he was generally known as "Eddie".

The information on Alwyn Hughes comes principally from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, from the South Wales Voice newspaper, and the Parish Burial Register (courtesy of the Swansea Archives).

NameEdward Alwyn Hughes (Eddie)
Date of Death14th August 1944
Place of DeathNormandy
Age at Death19
Unit and RegimentMonmouthshire Regiment; 2nd Batallion
Service Number14567217
Additional InformationSon of Edward Clifford Hughes and Sarah Hughes of Ystalyfera, Glamorgan. (8 Pantteg). Related to: James PHILLPS (Ystalyfera 21) and Ieuan T EVANS (Pontardawe 11)
Cemetery  Banneville la Campagne War Cemetery, France; IV. D. 24.
Remembrance GraveSt. David's Church Burial Ground, Alltygrug, Ystalyfera. Grave inscription: Fell in France
Local MemorialsYstalyfera War Memorial
Marble Plaque in Pantteg Chapel, Pantteg.
Family Details
Known Brothers
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From the South Wales Voice newspaper, 26th August 1944, came the news of Eddie's death:-


The sad news has been received by Mr and Mrs E Hughes, Pantteg, that their eldest son Eddie has been killed in action in Normandy. Deep sympathy is extended to the family in their sad bereavement.

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