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Ref No D-YEO/33
Title Copy of a photograph of William Samuel Greatrex, 30th (Pembroke) Company, Imperial Yeomanry
Description Image
Date 1900
AccessStatus Open
Extent 1
AdminHistory William Samuel Greatrex was born in 1867 in Dinas Powys. He joined the Yeomanry on 12 February 1900, aged 32, having been previously employed as a railway guard living in Dinas Powys. He left for the Boer War in South Africa on 13 March 1900 and was invalided out in late 1900 having been wounded in the right arm, leg and chest and returned to Wales in 1901. Having married in 1903 he is believed to have died at Sekondi on the Gold Coast in 1904 having worked on the railways there.
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