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- I ? CARMARTHEN M!? RECORD.I

REPRISALS TO GERMANY.

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WOM MILITARY CROSS. Carmarthenshire ftian's Great Gallantry. I In the recent list of those awarded the II Military Cross, the new decoration al;tho- j rised by the King for distinguished service j in the field, was the name cf Lieutenant { Rhys Ivor Thomas of the Connaugbt Rangers, who was killed in a,7f. n on September 11,? at 8cupj" cu the Aism*. Lieutenant Thomas, who W3S 3?0 men -1 n?ned hi di&patche?, was the only son f T t Col ] 'r T' ( Lieutenant Colonel G. T. T homas, Indian ZiTedical Service (retired), and Mrs. S. M. j Thomas, and wa a descendant of an cld r Carmarthenshire family, m3 6'ranà .f2GFr was the Rev. John Thomas, the first j "Welsh missionary of the Church cf Eng- j land to South India, where he laboured! for 33 years. The Rev. John Thomas was bora in Trelech in 1S07, and his parents subsequently removed to Carmarthen, where they lived fyj- 30 years. Lieutenant Thomas, who was bom on November educated at Rgby. and 1aÅr passed into Sandhurst, s?d was made lieutenant in October, 1913. He served with the Connaugbt Rangers in Ireland, and for three years in Ind a- He was fond of riding and shooting, and played polo in his regimental team, How Lieutenant Thomas won the Mili- tary Cross is described in the following letter from another oSicpr, who '31 wounded at fhe Aisne: On Sentpmber I?th, the Connauht Ran?prs held th? farm of Gourde Sonpir, near Soissons. Nine battalions of Germans advanced, were mowed down, and mere prisoners were taken than were left in this regi- ment. Had the farm been captured the battle of the Aisno might have been Jost. Lieutenant Thomas was in advance on one of the flanks, and after receiving a I wound in his leg, was mortally wounded whilst rallying his men and reconstruct- ing the firing line when first driven in." ..âââââââ

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DR. FALLAL VISIT.

MiiFORD HAVEN TLIC TRAGEDY.

WELSH TORMADO WVISTiGATED.

GLYDAGH J.P. BEREAVED.

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