Ystalyfera Fallen

War Graves & Remembrance Graves

Islwyn Michael Jones

This is the memorial page for Islwyn Michael Jones, native of Ystalyfera, killed during the Second World War.

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

NameIslwyn Michael Jones
Date of Death23rd November 1940
Place of DeathBirmingham
Age at Death29
Unit and RegimentFireman (Civilian)
Previously in the Army
Service Number
Additional InformationA.F.S. of 132 Hagley Road. Died at Great Colmore Street.
Cemetery  St David's Church Burial Ground, Alltygrug, Ystalyfera
Remembrance Grave
Local MemorialsYstalyfera War Memorial
Family DetailsSon of the late Mr. John Jones and the late Mrs. Jones, (Commercial Street)
Known Brothers
Known Sisters

From the South Wales Voice newspaper, 30th November 1940 :-

The sad news has been received of the death in an Air Raid of Mr. Islwyn Jones youngest son of the late Mr. John Jones, waterman and the late Mrs. Jones. Mr. Jones who was 30 years of age and had been released from the Army for fire-fighting duties, as he had been a member of the local A.F.S. He was due to return to the Pontardawe district as an auxiliary fireman. Sympathy is extended to the widow, child and family in their sorrow. The funeral, will take place at 3pm on Sunday, burial being at Alltygrug cemetery. Gentlemen only.

From the South Wales Voice newspaper, 14th December 1940 :-

Military honours were accorded Fireman Islwyn Jones son of the late Mr. John Jones (waterman) and the late Mrs. Jones, Commercial Street, who was interred at Alltygrug Cemetery on Sunday. A report of his death during an air raid on a Midland town appeared in last weeks issue.

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