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Rank: Private Regiment: King's Shropshire Light Infantry Age: 19 Date of death: 7-4-1918 Buried at: Etaples Military Cemetery Alexander Street William Sydney Eaton Son of William John and Sarah Annie Eaton (nee Darby), of 1 Alexander Street, Cathays, Cardiff.
On his call-up, he joined the King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI) attached to the 2nd Battalion.
Sgt Jones, 42, of Llanymynech, said: "It's especially poignant for me because I often think of my granddad who, in the Second World War, served with the King's Shropshire Light Infantry.
Mr McKiernan was commissioned during his National Service with the King's Shropshire Light Infantry and continued his interest in the regiment by joining the TA from which he retired with the rank of captain.
It also produced the TV Quote of the Week from a British Tommy in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry regiment who stormed Sword Beach.
4pm THE King's Shropshire Light Infantry are just four miles from Caen, but the 120 troops of Z Company are still caught up in a tough firefight at the Periers-sur-le-Dan gun battery.
The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, the King's Dragoon Guards, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, Rifle Brigade, 14th Hussars, 10th DCO Lancers (Hogan's Horse).
By 1914 they had an international forward in DavidWatts, a collier, who died, at the age of 30, just two years afterheplayedforWales,whenhefell at the Battle of the Somme whilst serving the King's Shropshire Light Infantry.