Now you can search for your ancestors among records of the men of the Swansea area recruited to the 14th (Service)
Battalion, The Welsh Regiment – known as the Swansea Pals. These men, saw some of the heaviest fighting of the First World War, the Swansea Pals records contain useful details for the military historian and the family historian alike, including:suffering nearly 400 dead and wounded of 700 on the Somme in a single day, seeing service in Ypres where they were accidentally shelled by their own men.
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These records are transcripts of the original documents held by West Glamorgan Archives filed under TC/26/40. They are now published online at findmypast.co.uk in association with Glamorgan Family History Society whose members transcribed them.