Breconshire, or Brecknockshire, is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales, and is named after its county town of Brecon.

The county is mountainous and primarily rural, and is land-locked, being bordered to the north by Radnorshire, to the east by Herefordshire and Monmouthshire, to the south by Monmouthshire and Glamorgan, and to the west by Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire.

The county has numerous war memorials in its towns and villages, mostly situated in Churches and Chapels. It also has a rich military history, being the home county to the famed South Wales Borderers. Below is a list of some of the towns and villages in the county. Those with hyperlinks point to completed pages on this website. Those without are yet to be written up:

Breconshire War Memorials

Abercrave War Memorial

Aberyscir War Memorial

Beaufort (St. Andrew’s) War Memorial

Beaufort (St. David’s) War Memorial

Beaufort War Memorial, World War Two

Beulah War Memorial

Brecon War Memorial (WW1)

Brecon War Memorial (WW2)

Brecon (Christ College) War Memorial

Breconshire Constabulary War Memorial

Bronllys War Memorial

Brynmawr War Memorial

Builth Wells War Memorial

Bwlch War Memorial

Clydach War Memorial

Crickhowell War Memorial

Cwmdu War Memorial

Gilwern War Memorial

Hay-on-Wye War Memorial

Hirwaun War Memorial

Llanbedr War Memorial

Llandefalle War Memorial

Llanelly Hill War Memorial

Llanfilo War Memorial

Llanfrynach War Memorial

Llangammarch Wells War Memorial

Llangattock War Memorial

Llangenny War Memorial

Llangynidr War Memorial

Llanhamlach War Memorial

Llanigon War Memorial

Llanwrtyd Wells War Memorial

Llyswen War Memorial

Partrishow War Memorial

Penderyn War Memorial

Pontsticill War Memorial

Rassau War Memorial

Talgarth War Memorial

Tretower War Memorial

Upper Chapel War Memorial

Vaynor War Memorial

Ystalyfera War Memorial

Ystradgynlais War Memorial