Born: 1899, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales.

Died: 16th October 1939; age: 40; at St. Pancras, London.

Residence: London N.W.


Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 2215590

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 332 Coy, 33 Anti Aircraft Battalion at Camden Town.


 Original burial location: Section Y5 Grave 335.

 Grave Reference:

Special Memorial, Row 3.

St. Pancras Cemetery,

East Finchley,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Letitia Austin; husband of Edith Selina Austin, of Camden Town, London.




1901   31, Tonline Street, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales.


David was a year old and living with his parents, siblings & step sister.

George Edward Austin, 41, a Mariner, born St. Lucia, West Indies.

Letitia Austin (nee Voyl), 34, born Swansea.

Theresa Voyl, 14, born Swansea.

Magdalene Elizabeth Austin, 11, born Swansea.

Oscar George Austin, 4, born Swansea.

Alfred Henry Austin, 1 month, born Swansea.

1 lodger.


1911   11, Tonline Street, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales.


David was 12 years old and living with his parents, siblings & widowed, maternal grandmother.  

George, 51, a Sailor – blind for 3 years.

Letitia, 46.

Magdalene, 21.

Oscar, 15, a Labourer.

Alfred, 10.

Letitia May Austin, 6, born Swansea – died 1914, Swansea.

Elizabeth Voyl, 72, born Pembrokeshire, Wales.

3 lodgers.


In 1920, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, David married Edith Selina Francis, born August 1901. They had 2 daughters.




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