Bryan Samuel

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Eifion & Viv Williams

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Mold

Name / Enw: Bryan Samuel

Regiment/Catrawd: 8th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Private 11623

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Beach Cemetery ANZAC

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: II.G.16

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: Turkey

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

Killed in Action in Dardanelles 8th August 1915. This was fifteen days before his big brother George also died in Gallipoli.

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Samuel Bryan 23rd September 1915

The Flintshire Roll of Honour records Milford Street as his address. The 1911 census also places him there where he lived with his mother Elizabeth and siblings George 24, Jane 15, Mary 25 and a 10 month old baby Mary Elizabeth. At that time, Samuel was unemployed.


County Herald 24th September 1915

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Flintshire Observer 23rd September 1915


Samuel’s grave at Beach Cemetery ANZAC. Thanks to Bill Rosedale. 2016