Kitchener New Army Battalion, (K2). Formed at Cardiff on 9th September 1914.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 761 recorded WW1 deaths for the 9th (Service) Battalion, Welsh Regiment.
THOMAS, M. Private, 39555. 9th (Service) Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Bapaume Post Military Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France. 03-07-1916. Age 30. Son of Elizabeth Thomas of Newton ??. Husband of Florence Lilian Thomas of 2, Pont Square, Treharris, Glamorgan, UK.