Thomas Glyn Williams

Edited by : JessicaBirchall Cymru dros Heddwch/Wales for Peace 22/03/2017

Date of Birth: 1884

Place Of Birth: Bangor, Gwynedd

Date of Death: 2/8/1917

Location died: Belgium

Gender: Male

Where buried: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

  • Date of birth - 1884

    Where? - Bangor, Gwynedd

  • Date Enlisted - N/A

    Where? - N/A

    Age - N/A

    As - Unknown

  • Battles

  • Date of the battle - 28/7/1914

    Where? - First World War

  • Ranks

  • Rank Date - N/A

    Rank - As Private

    Service - British Army

    As - Royal Welsh Fusiliers

    Service number - 54687

  • Date of Death - 2/8/1917

    Where? - Belgium


  • Mother - Mary Williams
  • Father - Thomas Williams

School(s) attended

  • Friars School
  • Bangor University, where he obtained a degree in French.


  • 33 Greenfield Terrace, West End, Bangor , Gwynedd

Language(s) spoken

  • French

Additional Information

Thomas Glyn Williams served as part of the 16th Battalion of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, which moved to France in November 1915 before fighting in the Battle of Albert and the Battle of Mametz Wood. Then, in 1917 William’s battalion participated in Battles of Ypres including the Battle of Pilckem Ridge and it is most likely that William’s died during one of the Battles of Ypres.

Occupation prior to the war

  • Thomas Glyn Williams taught French at Moreton House School in Cardiff.