William Ewart Davies

Gloucester Regiment

Unit/Regiment Gloucester Regiment
Battalion 12th
Rank Private
Service Number 37702
Theatre of War first served in
Date of entry therein
Age at Death 20
Date of Death 25/04/1918
Burial/Memorial Reference Ploegsteert Memorial
CWGC Family Details Son of John and Annie Davies, of 8, Ael-Y-Bryn Terrace, Tre-Owen, Newbridge, Newport.
SDGW – Where Born Newbridge, Mon
Enlisted Pontypool
Resided Newbridge, Mon
How Died Killed in action
Theatre of War Western European Theatre
Medal Entitlement British War Medal
Victory Medal
Notes Commemorated on the Celynen Collieries Roll of Honour
Commemorated on the Tabernacle Baptist Church Roll of Honour

William Ewart Davies' Story

Gloucester Regiment


William Ewart Davies was one of ten children born to John and Annie Davies, unfortunately two had died by the time of the 1911 Census which showed the family living at 34 North Road Newbridge.

John and Annie Davies’ surviving children were shown as Margaret Ann Davies (23), Joseph Ernest (21), David John (20), Winifred Rose Martha (16), William Ewart (12), John Emlyn (11) & Cyril Walter (7). In addition to the family they also had a lodger, Arthur Mansfield, living with them.