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WAR JOTTINGS Lance-Corporal E. V. Evans, South Wales Sigmallin.g Section, attached to the 4th !sh Regiment, is in hospital at Alexan- dria. Egypt. His Home is in Johnstown, Carmarthen. Second-Lieutenant Hugh Richards. Royal Engineers, son of Mr. Thomas Richards, Rosemant, Wellfield-road, was home on hort furlough last week end. The casualty list issued on Saturday con- tained the name of Private S. Evans, 5486, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, whose next of kin resides at Carmarthen. Evans has been wounded in action. Mr. Harold J. Willlinms. cleric at the local Re-mount Depot, h ft Carmarthen on Tues- day to join the 14th Hussars. Mr. Wlliamg, who has been. at Carmarthen for some months, has made a host -of friends, who wish him every success and tlifc best of luck. Mechanic W. A. Andrews, Royal FIving Corps, paid a visit to Carmarthen last week. Mr. Andrews, who was formerly a scien e master at the Grammar School, looked quite tit. His many friends in the town wish him (Ivery success. Private W. A. Jones. Welsh (Cyclists) Regiment. son of Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Black Lion Inn, Cwmftrwd, was home on his last leave over the week end prior to proceeding Oil a-tive service. Private .Jones, who looked remarkably fit, was formerly on the reporting staff of the CARMARTTIKN" J OUR- !NAL- Lieut. Ivor G'est Rees, Wetsh Regiment, a Llanelly officer, hac, been wounded. He is brother of Mr. Roes, clerk at the National Prow Bank. Carmarthen, and a nephew of Mrs. Keri Evans Carmarthen. He belongs to the Carmarthenshire Battalion, and! prior to g'oing was on tho clerical staff of the Old Castle Tinplate Works, Llanelly. At the evening service at Water-street C.M. Chanel. Carmarthen, on Sunday, sym- pathetic references were made to the- death in action of Capt. Ernest Glyn Davies, son of Mr. and Mrs Davies, Emporium. King- street. In the absence of the Rev. W. D. Rowlands, the pastor, the Mayor I.Mr. John Lewis) spoke in high praise of the good qualities of the deceased officer, and after- wards the "Dead March" was played on the organ bv Miss Marv Rowlands. Second-Lieut. A. Roster, Welsh Regiment, who as a private in the Pembrokeshire Yeo- manry was billeted at Carmarthen for some- time. is officially reported missing, and be- lieved to be killed. He was 19 years of age and the only son of Mr. William Rasser, Eaton Grove, Swansea. He was transferrer) from the Yeomanry on receiving his com- mission. Among the officers wounded in the great British drive in France is Lieut. J. B. Mar- tin, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, who was for- merly assistant secretary to the Bishop of St. DavkFs. and lived at Abergwili. He was also assistant secretary to the St. David's Diocesan Board of Finance. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Martin. 95. Main-street. Cadoxton, Barry. In April last year his brother, Pte. F. II. Martin, Monmouthshire Regiment, was killed in action at Ypres. News has been received by Police-con- stable and Mrs. Young, Poll ce-stati-oii, Llan- dvssul. that their son. Private Albert E. Young, Welsh Guards, has died of wounds. Private Young, who was only 21 years of age. was well known at Llanon. Cardigan- shire, where his father had been stationed before being transferred to Llandyssul. Another son of P< lice-constable and Mr. Young. PriKate Vivian Young, had already been wounded1. Lieutenant C. Gwynne Lewis, Welsh Regi- ment, eon of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Lewis, Morfa House. Carmarthen, has been wounded in France. He is one of four brothers who hold commissions in the Army, while a fifth brother is a signaller in tin1* Navy. Lieut. Aurfryn Rees, Swansea, son of the Rev. Bowen t>pes,_ now a missionary in Matabeleland. has 'been wounded. Lieut. Rees is well known at Carmarthen, where he was a student at the Oldl College School. He played at full-back on many occasions for the Carmarthen Thursdays football team. Lieut. John Edwin Howell, son of Cant. Howell. Trostre Farm, Llanelly,- has been kilted in France. Twenty-four years of age, lie had served five years in the Pembroke- shire Yeomanry, and on the outbreak of 11 the war was troop-sergeant, afterwards act- ing as sergt.-major and musketry instructor. In July, 1915, he received a commission iin the Welsh Regiment. Driver J. J. Evans. Aberayron, who underwent an operation for appendicitis at Salonika has now been removed to a mili- tary hospital at Malta. We are glad to learn that he is progressing favourably, but from the latest reports it would appear that he willl not be able to resume active service for several weeks. Mr. Thomas Jones. Wern Isaf. Llanddewi- hrPti. Cardiganshire, has received official notification that his son, Captain David Jones, Welsh. Regiment, was killed in action in France on the 12th inst. Captain Jones was twenty-five years of age. ana joined the Army from Aberystwyth College, where he had been a student, and was a member of the O.T.C. He had been a pupil at Tre- garon County School, and before going to college had held teaching appoilntments at Llanddewibrefi and Pontrhydfendigaid. The following Carmarthen boys were home on furlough during the past week:— Private Ben Thomas. R.A.M.C., Tre- vaughan; Private D. D. Thomas. 4th Welsh Regiment, Little WTater-street: Private Dd. Rees, 4th Welsh Regiment, Little Woter- st.reet; Sergt. D. Griffiths, 4th Welsh Regi- ment..son of Mr. nnd Mrs. D. Griiffths, late of Oak House. Johnstown Private Thomas. 4th Welsh Regiment, of Johnstown; Private W. J. Davies. Welsh Regiment, son of Mrs. A. Davies. 40, Francis-terrace. Sapper David George Evans, son of Mr. David Evans, saddler, St. David's-street, (JarmarfcHen, is frome on furlough from France this week. Sapper Evans, who be- longs to the Mining Section of the Royal Engineers, enlisted early in the war in the Dorset Regiment, and went to France soon afterwards. He has seen much fighting and has been in hospital on several occasions;. His brother. Private Howie Evans. 4th Welsh Regiment, who has .seen service in Gallipoli, was also home on furlough from Hearston Camp. Private GIVIl Williams. of the 9th R.W. Futv.'liers. official news of whose death was on Mondav received by his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. Williams, 75. Margaret-street. Am- manford, was an expert bomb-thrower. In a recent competition he gamed the first prize in his own battalion, and the second prize from amongst contestants drawn from the whole brigade. His bombing officer, Lieut. T. R. Lee. in a letter conveying the ad news to his parents, states: "It.is with the deepest regret that I am informing von of the death of your eon. Private Glvn W il- liams, who was killed in action on Sutidav. July 2nd. He was brnjvely doing his duty wllien he met his death, and it is comforting Itü know his death was instantaneous, and his body was buried by the men of dis own ,I,.tnon: He was always a good soldier, and hie loss is very keenly felt by all ranks, particularly by myself and the men of his Iplatoon. They all join in asking you to ac- cept our deepest sympathy." His death is also widely regretted in Ammanford. where he was well liked. He was 22 years -of age. and enlisted on the 13th August, 1914. Prior -to being sent to France, he saw service in Gallipoli, and partook in the Suvla Bay landing, ond was then invalided home for a brief period'. Private Llewellyn Griffiths, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, son of Nlr. John Griffiths, machinist, "Welshman" Office, and Mrs. Griffiths, Dryslwyn, Parcmaen-etreet, is in hospital at Southall. London. Private Thomas Compton Herbert, Aber- ayron, of tUe Welsh Guards, was home on a visit to his pltreiifi- over the week-end. Private Herbert 14 now stationed at Epsom, and though only 17 years of age, has already been in active service with the Guards in France. Private Georige Smith, of the 1;4th Welsh who has seen service at the is now on short furlough at Llantiilo. was formerly hi the employ of the late Mr. J. R. Jones, Myrddin House. Sergt.-Major R. Thomas, Welsh Regi- ment, of Bridgend, the well-known interna- ti(onat footb.aller, who lias killed III action in France, played in the Carmarthen football seits-nn for a season, manv years ago. On. Saturday morning, Mr. Harold lIar- ries. son of Mr. Harries, carpenter, and Miss [Tarries, Monkey-street, and Mr. Thomas John Jones, son of Mr T. Join s, contractor, and Mrs. Jones, Lammas-street, left to join it. he Royal Fiyittg Corns, now in training at Farnboro. They are eighteen year old youths and left with the hcst wish. of their many friends iin Carmarthen. The numerous fiiends cf Cpl. Jack Ed- wards. of the 2Lt Welsh Regiment, now stationed at Rhyl, will be pleased to hear that he has been promoted sergeant and in- structor of musketry. He is an old pupil (.t the Carmarthen Grammar School, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwards, 12. White ¡,I1. Abergwili. Private Charles Burdekin (formerly post- man at Orugy'.b.ar) has paid a visit to the neighbourhood this week. He is in training at Kinmel Park with the South Wales Borderers, and seems to be quite ha!e and hearty. News has been receiver! that Private I", John. l/4th Weilsh Rejiment, has been j killed in action in France. Private John, when MI training at Carmarthen, was bil- lited at No. 18. St. Davids-street. He leaves a. widow and one child, who reside, at Llandovery, with whom much sympathy is felt. Mr. D. Davies, Emporium. King-street, Carmarthen, has received the following letter from Buckingham Palace with regard to the cfeatlr of his son. {Jant. Ernest- Glyn Davies. in action, viz. :—The King arid Queen deeply regret the lo-s they and the Army have sustained by the death of Capt. E. G. Davies in the service of his Counitry. Their Majesties truly sympathise with them in their Fact bereavement.—Keener of the Privy Purse. Private William Hughe. Wel-li-Regi- ment, who was killed in the Big Push iin France on July 1st. He Wa" a. S011 of the late Mr. Wrn. Hughes, plasterer. M ill-street. Carmar- then. Prior to enlist- ing, he livetj in the Rhondda, and leaves a widow, three sisters and two brothers. He is well .known in Carmarthen. Sergt. Fred Thomas. Webb Regiment, a native of Johnstown. Carmarthen, has been wounded in France, a piece of shrapnel having grazed his cheek. He is in hospital. Mr. W. Webber, secretary of the Western Counties Agricultural Co-operative Associa- tion, Ltd. Plymouth received a communica- tion from the War Office on Saturday that I his only son, Lieutenant Stanley A. Webber. South Staffordshire Regiment, had been killed in action. Lieutenant Webber, who was serving in the 6th Devons at the out- break of the war, was given his commission in the' early part of last year, and went to the front in September. He was only 21, and before the war was on the staff of the Western Counties AgriclIltura I Co-operative Association, Ltd. Last Mondav official information was re- ceived from the War Office that Lieutenant J Llewelyn Evans, of the South Wales Bor- derers, had been severely wounded' whilst leading his platoon to action. Lieutenant. Llewelyn E\ ane was educated at the Llan- dilo 'County School, jvhere he distinguished himself and won a scholarship tenable at .Aberystwyth College, where also he ob- rained a schalamhip tenable for three years nt •Cambridge. Being a member of the O.T.C. at Cambridge University, he re- ceived a commission in Christmas, 1914. Before going to France he aoted for six months as bombing officer at Kinmel Park Caflip, Rhyl. He is the son of Mr. Thomas Ekans. of Abernaint, Crugybar. Private D; id Davies. Wiltshire Regi- ment, younger son of Mr*. A. Davies, 40, Francis-terrace, has died of wounds received during the great/ advance in France. The deceased was injured in the head on Satur- day, 8th inst.. and died the following Tiles- ay (11th inst.) in hospital a Boulogne. Pte Davies was an old pupil oJ the Carmarthen Grammar School, and prior to joining the I Army was engaged at the Capital and Counties' BaTIk, Swindon. The news of his death, at the early age of 19 years, was IP, ceived with much regret by 11'.s former school friends among whom he wa" well liked! by reason of his quiet and amiable dis- position. Deep sympathy is felt with the bereaved widowed mother, whose only re- maining on is with the aiiamely Private W. J. Da A ies, Wel-h Regiment, in training in this country. He also was en- gaged in a. branch of the Capital and i i Bank I)riot- to Lnnce-Corpl. W. B. ('hevfrt-oti, West Yorks, son of Mr. W. Cheverton. Highmcad, Llanybyther, has been wounded in the great push in France, and is now in hospital at Edmonton. London. He re eived injuries in the right side and1 arm. and left thigh, and lay for 6 hours in a shell-hole with bullet? falling and sH->ll; bcrsting all around him. before it was possible to convey him from the (i,, iizer zone. He had a marvellous escape from death. A piece of shell struck a e, in his possession and glanced to his thigh, otherwise he would have been (as he describes it) cut in two. He is pro- gressing favourably ami is quite cheerful. A rather heavy toll of the "big push" has been enacted from Ammanford, Lieut. J. W James, of the Hampshire Regiment, sus- tained a sculp wound on the first day, and is now back again with his men. Lieut. H. B. Williams, nephew of Mr. J Davies. J.P., Commerce House, is lying in hospital suffer- ing from bullet wounds in neck and shoul- der. While Sergt. Herbert Williams, of the Welsh Fusiliers, whose lionii- is in College- street, was giving a drink to a wounded officer, a bullet struck him in the head, in- flicting a mortal wound. On the same day his brother. Pte. Walter Williams, of the same battalion, was wounded and is now in hospital at Northampton. There are two other brothers, serving in France, Pte. Glvn Williams. also of the Fusiliers, whose parents reside in Margaret-street, is also killed, and Pte. D. Aubrey, of Bettws, is un- officially reported as having also met the same fate. Others wounded are Sr-rgt. T. Harries (Tirydail) and Pte. Richard Daniels. Trooper Glyn Phillips, of the Welsh Horse, now at Bedford, visited Carmar- then with his bister, Air. Bowen ReeL-, Pontardulais, last week. Trooper Phillips is an old Grammar School boy, and the son of the) late Mr. Phillips, county surveyor. In his quarterly i,Vort to the Carmarthen- shire Standing Joint Committee, the Chief Constable plr. W. Picton Philipps) states that the more constables have been allowed to join the Army, bringing the total up to 34, the majority of whom are now on active service abroad. Forty more wounded arrived at. the Red Cross Hospital, Carmarthen, on Wednesday Ù'om the General Hospital at Cardiff. This brings the total of wounded at Carmarthen up to AAxty. Most of the men were wounded during the recent advance in Franoe. They were given an enthusiastic welcome. Private Tom Parsons, Welsh Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. Parsons, Sit.. Peter's- street, is in hospital at Glasgow, suffering from a wound in the arm received whilst fighting in Mametz Wood, France. Thei first commercial traveller to win the ;Nl,lll.!t,ii-y Crosts is Mr. Waiter Davies, who is well known at Carmarthen and through- out the .county as a representative of Mr. Sidney Solomon. Swansea. Special mention was made in despatches of how he endured two days and three nights under great hankhip in a captured German trench sig- nalling to his battery the result of their ,firing so rendering tliom invaluable .ser- vice. Lieutenant C. Gwynne Lewis, Welsh Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Lewis, M orfa House. Carmarthen, has been woun- I ded ill the advance on Mametz Wood in France. He now lies in hospital at Regents' Park, Sussex, with a wound through the right thigh, and a graze in the left sidie. Air. and Mrs. Lewis have three other sons holding commissions in the Army (two of whom are at the front), whilst- a fifth is a signaller in the Navv..So far they are all weill. On Monday last Mr. S. Tudor Hanks. Priory-street, Carmarthen, lp..ft to join the Motor Transport Sen vie. Mr. Hants came to Carmarthen l' Conservative agent for West Carmarthen, and worked hard' in the interests of the party. W" h n war broke out he assisted at the Remount Office, and was transferred to the Recruiting Section. He appeared at rural tribunals as a military representative and here his good knowledge or the public served him well. While doing Ids best to get men into the army, he avoided inflicting undue hardship and placed aU applications on an footing. He carries with him the best wishes of a large circle of friends. Gunner William Evans, R.G.A., Fishpond Cottage, Richmond-terrace, Carmarthen, ar- rived home on leave on Friday week, on a fortnight's furlough. Gunner Evans, who was formerly emploved in Trcorchy, en- listed at the outbreak of war. He was sent 10 the Canierooiis on April 1st. 1915. where he remained fifteen months. During this time he went through severe fighting "being wounded an one occasion,, after which he spent six weeks in hospital at Sierra Leone. He aho sad malaria fever three times. He leit the •( ameroons last June and will prof- ceed shortly to East Africa. Gunner Evans is the son of Mr. Eleazer Evans, Prospect- place, Lammrcs-street, and his brother D. of the Trench Mortar Battery, was recently awarded the Militarv vrpdal jn Francp. Mr. J. Stndt, the well-known Carmarthen amusement caterer, is doing his bit for his country. He^ is now haulage contractor to His Majesty's Government, and a large number of his engines and waggons, usually devoted to his business, are being used for thi,s purpose. He has also contributed handsomely to war charities frum the pro- ceeds of liis various entertainments^ and testimony to this fact is afforded by a recent letter received by Mr. Studlt from the com- mandants of the, British Red Crops Hospital at Gloucester, in which they thank him, on behalf of the wounded at that hospital, for hi, generosity in handing over £21 19s. to be devoted to providing extrit pleasures for he forare) lads under their care. No fewer than twenty-one of Mr. Studt's men have joined the* colours. British hearts arc beating true all the world over. Mr. John Lewis, mayor of Car- marthen, has just received a letter, enclos- ing a. donation of £ 1 to the Carmarthen Pri- soners of War Relief Fund, from the IZ(i\ J. Mvrddin Jones, pastor of First Congrega- tional Church, Mahanoy City, Pa., U.S.A. Mr. Jones, who was a student at the Presbv- terian College, and is well-known in Car- marthen, married Miss Lewis, who a<s en- gaged at the Market Hall, Carmarthen." The letter is as follows"Dear Sir,—Wre saw vonr appeal on behalf of the Prisoners of War Relief Fund in the local newspapers* on June 2nd. Surely this appeal of yours will touch a very tender spot in the heart of every true British patriot the world over. In the CARMARTHEN JOURNAL of the same date we saw an account of the sufferings of Pte. T. Jones, of Spilman-street, as a pri- soner of war in Germany. No doubt there are others whose sufferings are like those of his. We feel it is our duty to do our part to help on tiik good work; therefore it gin's us great pleasure to send you money order for JB1 for the Prisoners of Wrar Re- set Flind. May God bless you in your noble and may many Welsh patriots the world over respond generouslv to your Christian appeal. Manv thanks for your letter of Oct. 27th, 1915, acknowledging our — 'ft to the Soldiers' Fund'. We pray earnestly for God's protection to our native land, which is ill dear to us. and for the time to come when peace will be flowing like It and righteousness like waves of hp spa. Kind regards to Mrs. Lewis and may God bless yu both in the great work you do is our earnest i-lilayor.-Youi- in the Master's service, J. MYRDDIN JOSE?."

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