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THE SCROLL OF FAME] West Wales Casualties in the Great Battle. I ———— f The fcifowfng fosaf casualties have been announeetf cfcmng the week: KILLED IN ACTION. I Mrs. James, Tudor-street. Port Talbot, has been notified that her son, Signaller L-ance James was killed in action on Palm Sunday. jtrs. John, of 74, Ysgol-etreet, Hwansoa, has been informed of the deafch in action of her son, Lance-Oorpl. W. M. John, of the Wel?h Regiment, who was killed on March 24th. ? Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mills, St. MaryV place, Aberavon, have been notified that their son, Corpl. E. Victor Mills, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, was killed in France on Good Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Mclvw, of the Britannia Bakery, Plasmarl, have received official intimation of the death in action of their only son, Pte. Thomas Mclver, of the Royal Folders. News ha6 been received by Mr. Ben Morgan, butcher, Welsh Sinithfield, Llan- dovery, that his son, Pte. T. D. Morgan, has made the supremo sacrifice. Deceased was about 20 years of age. This is the second member of the family to give his life for his country. Intimation has been received by Mrs. fviahtman. 2. Tabernacle-terrace, Car- n arfclien, that on the day her late hus- band. Major J. M. Wightman, M.C., re- ceived his wounds last week, his brother, Pte. Jack Wightman, was killed in action, also in France Mr. and Mrs. David Stephens, of 31, Dyfatty-etreet, Swansea, have been in- formed of the death in action of their son, Pte. S J- Stephens, of the K.S.L.I., who was killed in action on March 28. Pte. Stephens, who wae 20 years of age, was employed at the Midland Railway Station, St. Thomas. News has been received by Mrs. Downie, 25, Trinity-street, Goreeinon, that her bruther, Pte. A. E. &tenning, M.M., was killed in action on March 31. Pte. Stenning was 21 years of age, had been wounded four times previously, and gained the Military Modal last October. A brother was killed in the battle of Cambrai. Mrs. Bater, of 11, Coronation-road, Neath, has been officially informed that her husband, Pte. Wro. Bater, 4f the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, has been killed in action. He fell, mortally wounded, fac- ing the foe, on March 25th. He is the secon-I brother that has been killed in the war. In peace time he was a oolliar at the Main Colliery, Skewen. Official intimation has been reoeived by Mr. and Mrs. Fewings, of Biloh-road, Lsndore, that the eon, Gorpl. William Fewings, M.M.. of the Welsh. Regiment, was killed in action on Good Friday in France. Corpl. Fewings> who was only y years of age. joined up early in the war. and had only just returned to his regiment after having been home on leave. Mr. and MM. Hughes, of 11, road, Landore. have rooeivefi official in- timation of the death in action of Pte. Thomas H tighoo, Royal "frislr Regiment. The deceased, who was a true Irishman, was 26 years of age. and had served in France, Salonika and Palestine, being killed at the latter place. Prior to the war he worked at the Manncsmann Tuba Works, Landore. 1;£w5 hius Baptist Well-street, Swansea, of the death in action in France, on Marc.h 2b, ci her brother, Sergt. Tom Penhorwood, of the Hussars. Sergt. Penhorwood who was 56 years of age, was an old army W«. sod jUrponuthfriiaBtbwak !Ûhwa;r en- litttod in* hiS'Oldiiriiegiment^f This ie the third brother for Mre. Perkins to lose since November, 1917. Mr. J. Colli-s, of Courtney-street, Man- sekon, Svransea, has received informa- tion that his brother, Sorgt. Charles Collie, has been killed in action in Pales- tine. Previous to joining up he was em- ployed at the Cwmfelin Tinplate Works. Prior to the war Sergt. Collis greatly distinguished himself as a champion walker, having won many prizes through- out England and Wales. Offifcfed i aformatkm has been received by Mrs. Harris, who resides at 62, Byron- crescent, Swansea, stating that her thus- biind, Pioneer W. J. Harris, Royal En- gineers. has been killed in action by a shell. Pioneer Harris was 35 years of age, and served throughout the I War. He leaves a wife and four child- ren. Previous to the war hewas employed at Messrs. Ben Evans and Co., Swansea. Official news has beea received by Mrs. Williams, 56. Wycbtyee-atreet, Morris- ton, that her husband, Pte. W. M. Wil- liams, Welsh Regiment, was killed in action at Cambrai on Ma-rch 24th. Pte. Williams, who was 31 years of age, joined the ooloure in January, 1915. He was wounded at Festubert in 1915, and was later gassed at Bullecourt. Previous to joining he was employed at the Aber Tin- plate Works. He leaves a wife and four children. His brother, Pte. D. R. Wil- liet-n, was killed in action in 1915. DI ED OF WOUNDS. -Able Seaman Stanley Davies, R.N.D., of No. 33, Tontine-street, Swansea, has died from gunshot wounds in the head. Mr. Savage, head machinist at Messrs. Watkins, Ltd., printers, Swansea, has re- ceived official intimation of the death from wounds received in Palestine, of his son, Pte. Fredk. H. Savage, The death has occurred in hospital (iom gunfiiiot wounds in chest, in action, of Pte. J. C. W. Jenkins, Queen's Royal West Surreys at the age of 20. He was a son of the Rev. Joseph Jenkins, pastor of Tabernacle C.M. Church. Llandovery, axid Mrs. Jenkins, Pendennis, New-road. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Owen, of Carmen Villa, Uplands, Swansea, have received a telegram stating that their only child, Lieut. Ivor* E. Owen, of t.he Monmoubh- dfcire Regiment, had been dangerously wounded in France. We regret to state now that the parents liave been notified of his death. Mr. and Mrs. Owen are ex- ceptionally well-known in Swansea—Mr. Owen particularly so. Ideut. Owen was only 22 years of age, and was recently mentioned in dispatches for gallant con- duct in the field. Of a most amiable dis- position, and loved by all, he had achieved a good deal of sucoess as a scholar. Profound sympathy will gener- ally be felt for *W ""¡'III; .W' > j WOUNDED. I I Etc. A. Payne, ,13, Stanley-terrace. Mumbles, has been wounded in the leg Pte. J. R. Findkgf, Ystalyfera. of thf A.I.F., has been wounded in the head and leg. Gunner Stanley West, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. West*, 15, Promenade, Swansea, ha.s been wounded. Gunner Thomas Bdward Po<kk, of tt\. Rhondda-street, Mount Plea?;vnt, Swan- SOOt is lying in hospital wounded, Mr. and Mrs. D. T. IHfcker, printer, Newton-road. Mu-mblee, are informed that their son, Sydney, has been wounded Pte. Reos Powell, Abercrave. (Killed.) Pte. Thcs, Mclver, Plasmarl. (Killed.) I Hie. J, C. Jenkins, Llandovery. (Died from Wounds.) Lieut. J. B. Brown, Llanelly. (Killed.) Pte. S. G. Rowlands, Burryport. (Killed.) Flflt. Sub-Lieut. N. R. Davies, Swansea. (Killed in Cairo.) I Sergt. Vi. Thomas, (Swansea). (Killed.) Sig. Lanee James, I Port Tixi t. (Killed in Action Signaller Leonard Evans, Swansea. (D.S.M.) Second-Lieutenant E. D. A. Pile, Swansea. (Promoted on Field) Pte. S. J. Stephens, Swansea. (Killed.) Cpl. W. E. Fewings, I Landore. (Killed.) Pte. Wm. Bater, Neath. (Killed.) L,Cpi., W. M. John, I Swansea. (Killed.) Pte. Wm. Williams, Morriston. (Killed.) Gunner F. L Dance, Llansamlet. (D.S.M.) Pte. Ambrose Jones, youngest son of Mr. Alf. Jones, formerly stage carpenter at the Star Theatre, has been wounded A letter from a chaplain states that Pte. Arthur Davie6, 2, Brynmelyn-street, j Swansea has been wounded in the head in France. Sapper Thomas Arthur Pritchard, R.E. is suffering from Shrapnel wounds in the back and arm. Hie home is at 18, Ed- ward-street, Swansea. Pte. Harold Jones, S.W.B., one of the two eoldier 6ons of Mr. and Mis. EVUil Jcnss, New Csrdin Eou<;e? Pontardula?6, is wounded and in hospital. Lieutenant H. T. Maddocks, the Lon- don Welwi and Welsh international iiugby three-quarter back, has been dan- gerously wounded in action. Mr. and Mrs. John May, of 6, Skeity- .iviMiue, Sketty, has received information that tllpir son, Pte. Reuben John May, "a s been seriously wounded, News has reached Mr: and Mrs. Tobias L'avios, Groli-road, Godre rgraig, Swan- Valley, that their son. Pte. David Joseph Davies, was wounded iii the liip Pte. W. J. Brown, 13, Penygraig-roa<i, Aiount Pleasant, Svsansea, iate of bketty, atbt; been wounded. He had prior to jodn- tag worked a-s a mason's labourer ac iloiubrey. ha. Jack RiohaTtteon, of Bryn-rood, .j W, brother oi jir. Muroia ia?h&m- ?n, the eld Rugby ioctbatl?r, now wieh <t0toui?, has sustained gunshot woujids in the thigh. has received by Mrs. Sarah I; Q-es, No. 5, Robert-street, Maneeiton, v. hiifeea, tim): t'n husband, Pte. George Jones, now serving in Palestine, has been o;in«aed in the thigh. Sergt. Archie Monis, D.C.M., Welsh Kegiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil ilorris, Island Wharf, Carmarthen, has :),en slightly wounded in the left ear and left arm in France. Mrs. R. Evans, of 13, Tyr Nest-terrace, £ k>nymaen-road, Swansea, has received news that her husband, Corpl. D. F. "I. &-ng, has been wounded in the right arm and leit leg in France. Pte. D. O. John, eon of Mr. and Mrs. John, 8 Waun-y-Coed-road, Treboeth, is suffering from a severe gunshot wound in the head. He was formerly an assistant I with Mr. P. G. lies, Swansea. Official news has been received by Mr. 1 Samuel Jenkins, J.P., Cwmgorse Farm, Gwaunca«fjurwen. that his son. Capt. D. Jenkins, South Wales Borderers, was wounded whilst taking part in the fight- ing in France. Intimation has been received by his wife, who resides at 94., Pentre Esfcyll, Swansea, that Private William Upton, D.C.M., of the Lancashire Fusiliers, was slightly wounded and gassed on Good Fri- day in France. Pte. Ð. Coffman, East Yorkshire Regi- ment, has been wounded in France, and is now in hospital in Edinburgh. Prior to joining lip Mr. Coffman was engaged in the tailoring business at 88, Manael- street, Swansea. MM. A. Daviee. of Goree-road, Cwm- twrIa, has been informed that her son, Gunner J. W. Davies, Welsh. Regiment, is now lying in hospital in fingland, for the second time, severely wounded in action in both legs. Mrs.- B-rewer (formerly Miss Sekkm), of Messrs. Ben Evans and Co., hae received news from France that her husband, Battery Q.M.S. V. Brewer, of the R.G.A., has been wounded in the bead and left leg. Q.M.S. Brewer is 32 years of age, Mr. and Mrs. George Griffiths, Heath- field, Pontarda^e, have received news that their son, Lce.-cpl. Cledwyn Gri- ffiths, has been wounded in the recent big fig, htin I. He is now in hospital in London. This is the second time he has been wounded. Mxe. L. Bray ley, Killibron, Gower, has received official informatioti that her iiuoband, Pte. Leonard Brayley, was wounded on Monday last, and is now in L-r,-de Hospital He is the eldest eon of Mr. and Mre. W. Braylay, 11, South Pros- pect, Terrace-road, Swansea. News has been received that Pbe. T. J. Davies, son oi Mrs. Griffiths, Neafch- road, Swansea, has been severely wounded ir both legs and neck. Pte. Davies is 19, and has beon on active service for five wooke. *Prior to enlifctmpnt he was em- ployed "at the Beat-fort Tinplate Works, Morriston. News has been received ia Swansea that Private C. Fox, of the Suffolk Regi- ment, was wounded in the heavy fighting ii France recently. Private Fox is a single man, and his parents reside at 3fó, Kilvey-terrace, St. Thomas. Before enlisting he worked in the Midland Rail- way cleaning shwls. Mr. and Mrs. James Levering, of 3, Bedford-street Morriston, have been notified that their son, Pte. J..H. Loveringk has been admitted to a London Hospital suffering from shrapnel wounds in both feet, but is proing favour- ably. Prior to his joining he was em- ployed in the Upper Forest Steel Works. Pte. Lloyd Evan,, Machine-gun Corps, eon of Mr. and Mrs John Evans, 8, Pros- pfct-place, Garnant, has been wounded on the Western front, and is now in hos- pital in France. He joined the Army at the beginning of the war. Prior to join- ing up Pte. Lloyd Evans, who is 20 years of age, was employed at the Raven Tin and Shedt Works. Glanamman. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Evans, Yatrad- road.Fforostfach, have received an offi- cial communication to the effect that their eon, Petty Officer Sidney Evans (Military Medallist), has been admitted lv hospital, having been wounded in action. The letter states that Petty Offi- cer Evans is suffering from gunshot wounds of the right arm and left leg, cavsing fracture and amputation of tha latter. SICKNESS. i Corpl. Cled. Walters, of the Gounty f Stores, Pontardulais, is suffering from trench fever. Pte. Reginald Brice (1St), the ron of the late Mr. and Mrs. Brice, of 208, Car- marthen-road, Swansea, has died at New- castle of pneumonia, after a short illnees. Pte. Brice belonged to the East Yorks Cyclist Battalion, and only joined the forces last September. MISCELLANEOUS. I A.B. D. J. Llewelyn, Forest, Pontardu- lais, has had a miraculous escape from a torpedoed boat. Gunner T. H W&tkins. whose home is iL Floreneo-road, Ammanford, has been in the present fighting in France. Sergt,-major Wallace, of Pwllbach, Ys- talyfera, who was with a detachment of I the Brecknock* in France, has been ad- j mitted to hospital. Grave fears are entertained a6 to the fate of D. D. Williams. the Graig Fawr M.M., of Pontardulais, though nothing cacial been received by the family yet. Mr. and Mre. Harris, of Baptiet Well- street, Swansea, has received information that their son, Pte. T. J. Harris, has been gassed in France, but is now progressing favourably. Pte. Edward John Parry, Royal Irish Rifles, eon of Mr. Edward Parry, Bwlch Farm, Bynea, has been wounded five times, and is now in hospital at Christ Church, Hants. The death is announced of Capt. T. Whitelaw in Mesopotamia. The deceased officer was a Scotchman and came to Swansea just before the war as a medical officer at Tawe Lodge. Intimation has been received by his wife that Pte. W. R. Carthew, of a local battalion, is now lying in hospital in France suffering from wounds and mal- arial fever, received during the great offensive. Unofficial information has been re- ceived by Mr. nud Mra. G. Powell, 4, Hill-street, Mumbles, that their son, Pte. Harry Powell, has been micsing eince March 22nd, and is believed to have been taken prisoner. After having been in hospital suffering from the effects of wounds sustained in France, Pte. W. Cousins, of 3, Vincent- street, Swansea, returned home -on Wed- nesday. The inhabitants gavs him a rousing reception. Mr. and Mrs. Burton, of 51, Bond- street. Swansea, have received informa- tion from the commanding officer in France, that their sop, -Pte. F. Burton, of the R.A.M.C., is missing, and he believes that he is a prisoner of war. Mrs. Edith Wililamsf 19, Neath-road, Hafod, late of Fullers-row. Swansea, lias just received news that her son, Sdr. Aubrey Williams, Military. Medallist, of the R.F .A., has been admitted into Chel" sea Hospital suffering from gas. Pte. Edwin J. Amundsen, Sherwood Foresters, is in hospital iji Kent suffer- ing from shell shock He is the husband of Mre. Amundsen. 18, Grenfell Town, Pentrechwyth, and the son of .Mr. and Mrs. Amundsen, Caswell-street, Swansea. Mr. Ben Jonee, The Cross, Fforestfaoh, secretary of the local Reception Com- mittee, has received a communication from a eoldier in France to the effect that his son, Pte. Cyril Jones. Oxford and Bucks. Light Infantry, has been taken prisoner. Mr. and Mrs. W. Reea, Penfilia Farm, Brynhyfryd, Swansea, have received nlnS that their son, Signaller W. A. Rees, has been gassed in France, and is now in hospital. Previous to his enlist- ment he was employed by a hay and corn merchant. Corpl. Clifford Hunt, eon of Mr. and Mrs. John Hunt, Vine, Y, fiwyfers, has met with an accident in France, whilst acting as dispatch bearer. Mrs. Barrington, of 7. Penybryn-road, Gcrseinon, has heard that her brother, Pte. W. Steedman, is lying in a French hospital as a result of being gassed. Mrs. Mugford, 59, New-street, Swansea, who is just recovering from a severe ill- ness; has received news that. her hus- band, Gunner S. L. Mugford, has been admitted to a hospital in France having twren gassed. He was formerly employed hy Messrs. Brn. Evans and Co. ipmr. and Mrs. Williams, of Baptist Well-street, Swansea, has received infor- mation that their eon, Pte. Edgar Wil- liams, of the Welsh Regiment, has been gassed, aud is now at a base hospital in France. They have also been notified that another son, Pte. D. Williams, has been wounded in the thigh Mr. and Mrs. RandeU, of 64, Caebricks- road, Cwmbwrla, have received news that their only son, Poe. Sydney Randeil, Welsh Regiment, has been detained iii hospital in France suffering from injuries to the face, shoulder, and leg, reoeived in action. Prior to enlistment he was em- ployed at Cwmfelin Works, Cwmbwrlà (cold roll department). Mr. Griffith Jones, J.P., Barrister-at- law, Swansea, has been informed that his son, Captain Melville Griffith Jones, has bhen mia-ing since the firet day of tha icKvent attack. His commanding officer write*:—" He was with his company in the front line of trenches when the en- emy's attack started at 5 a.m., on March 21st. I was in communication with him till about 8.30 a.m., but after that I was unable to say what happened, except th&t the enemy oaptured the line betweeai 9 and 10.

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