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--BRECONSHIRE WAR ITEMS.

BUILTH WELLS.

LLYSWEN.

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Nile Expedition of 1898, and was present at the capture of Geddref, where he commanded the Camel Corps Detachment. He was men- tioned in despatches, was awarded the 4th class of the Osmanieh, and the Egyptian medal with clasn. He obtained his V.C, when serving with the Nile Expedition in 1899 for gallantry in saving the life of a wounded officer under heavy fire, and he took part in the operations resulting in the final defeat of the Khalifa, and was awarded two clasps to the Egyptian medal. He also served in East Africa 1903 4, was present during the operations in Somaliland, and was on the staff as special service officer, being awarded the medal with two clasps. In 1899 Major Ruthven was gazetted to the Cameron High. landers; in 1905 6 was military secretary and A.D.C. to the Viceroy of Ireland; and in 1908 was gazetted to the 1st Dragoon Guards, being military secretary to the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia the same year. In April last he was gazetted to the Welsh Guards, being second in comand to Lieutenant-colonel Murray-Threipland. Major Hore Ruthven is the second son of the eighth Baron Ruthven, and was born at Windsor in 1872 He was educated at Eton, and had his first military experience with the 3rd Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Major Ruthven is a nephew of the Hon. C. E. Hore Ruthven, J.P., of Vaynor House, Cefn Coed, acting chief constable of the county of Brecon.

WAR NOTES.

BRECON.

Former Chief Joins the Army.

BRYNMAWR.

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markets GUIDE.

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Glad to be Quit of Aden.

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