St PETERS [Cardiff]
Catholic Young Men’s Society
Roll Of Honour
Although the illuminated Scroll lists those who served as well as those who died. The scroll in an oak frame was originally placed in the CYMS Building in Richmond Road Cardiff. When the premises was sold the memorial was placed in the custody of the St Peters Church, St Peters Street, Roath, Cardiff.
Those who died have been listed here:-
D Bateman Spr R.E. W P Kelly Captain N.F
A Baker Pte R.I.R. G Kenefic Pte R.W.F.
D Cummins R.M.FUS
G Flynn Lt R.A.F. E Lord Pte 8th Welsh
F Fox Pte Middlesex Regt J Norton Pte R.T.R
H Hayes Pte S.W.B. W O’Hara AB R.N.D
R Hickey Pte 7th Welsh J Turnbull MC Lt Welsh
J Jenkins Cpl R.I.R W Young Sgt K.R.W.G
Details of the fallen will be added here:
Private, 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers (Service Number 922)
Denis Cummins was born in Cardiff in 1895 to John Cummins, a docks labourer and Catherine Cummins née Barry. In the 1911 census Denis Cummins aged 16 is an errand boy. The Cummins family lived at 23, Oxford St, Roath. Denis enlists in Cardiff and serves as a Private in the 2nd Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. He was killed in action 18 October 1918 aged 23. Denis is buried Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, France. (plot s19.11.18). He is remembered on the St. Peter’s RC Church, CYMS Roll of Honour. Commonwealth War Graves Commission record.