Formed at Cardiff in November 1914 by the Mayor & Corporation.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 412 recorded WW1 deaths for the 16th Battalion, Welsh Regiment.
THOMAS, W. Corporal, 23653. 16th (Service) Batalion, (Cardiff City), Welsh Regiment. Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France. 07-07-1916. Age 25. Son of Thomas & Cecilia Thomas of 38, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, UK.