William Henry Griffiths

William was born in Penarth in 1876, the son of Henrietta and William Henry Griffiths. In 1911 William and his widowed mother lived at 145, Windsor Rd., Penarth. He was a ship’s carpenter. William served in 32nd Battery. 33rd Brigade, the Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery. His rank was Wheeler (service number 29595). He was killed in action on 20/08/1917 aged 42 and is buried at I. J. 5., Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery. He is also commemorated on Grave L29 in St Augustine’s churchyard.