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BRECONSHIRE WAR ITEMS. Private W Adams, D.C.M., of the South Wales Borderers, baa been killed in action at the Dardanelles. He gained the D.C.M. for btavoay in the fighting at Festabert, France. L ;er returned "a this country, and went to the D-fdnnelles .with the 2jd Secth Wales Bord- er Major A. J. Reddie, D.S.O., of the South "Wales Borderers, has been gazetted temporary c(,Ic,nel. This deserved honour will be much appreciate^ ia Brtconsbire, where Colonel Reddie's splendid leadership of the 1st Batt. South Wales Borderers at the Front, since Col. Leach was wounded, is often talked of. Col. Reddie was gazetted in 1892, and promoted lieutenant in 1895, captain September, 1901, and major, 1913. He served a term at Brecon as adjutant of the Breconshire Territorials. Sir John French mentioned him in a despatch of June 24th. The Emperer of Russia has con. ferred on the new colonel the Order of St. Stanislas, 3rd Class, with sword. The Emperor of Russia has conferred the Order of St. Anne, 4th Class, inscribed for "Valour in War," on Seeond-lieutenant Ivor Thomas Lloyd, the South Wales Borderers and Royal Flying Corps. Captain Hugh Griffith Coke Fowler, of the South Wales Borderers, has been given the D.S.O., t"For fgreat gallantry on the 18th and 19th June, 1915, during operations on the Gallipoli Peninsula. In a counter-attack on a Turkish trench be led the party which eventually cleared it. This officer himself threw some 30 bombs, some of which were enemy bombs which he picked up and threw back at great personal risk." Capt. Fowler has bad a unique experience in the War. In December be w\nt to France witb a draft to reinforce the 1st Batt. South Wales Borderers, and was wounded on December 21st. Sent home for the benefit of his health, he after. wards did duty with the 2nd Batt., and went with them to the Dardanelles, where he was again wounded on July 5th. He is married to the only daughter of Mrs Maybery, the Priory, Brecon. The Emperor of Russia has conferred decorations on four non-commissioned officers of the South Wales Borderers, as follows:— Cross of the Order of St. George, 4th Class, 8636 Sergt. William Wilcox, 1st Battalion medal ¡of St. George, 2nd Class, 6834 Acting Company Sergt.Major Thos. Whitehouse. 1st Battalion medal of St. George, 3rd Class, 9178 Lance-corpi. Richd. Lewis, let Battalion medal of St. George, 4th Class, 9238 Lance- corpl. William Frederick Day, let Battalion. Major Sir William Lennox Napier, 4th South Wales Borderers, was killed at the Dardanelles on August 13, aged 47. He was a grandson of Sir Joseph Napier, Lord Chacoellor of Ireland, and sncoeeded his father as third baronet in 1814. He was educated at Uppingham and JesoB Collese, Cambridge, and was called to the Bar by the InlJer Temple in 1894, and ad- mitted a solicitor in 1902. He was appointed lieutenant-colonel of the 7th Royal Welsh Fasiliers (T.F.) in 1907, and retired in 1912. He was a member of the Montgomery Terri- torial Force Association. At the oatbreak of of war be rejoined the service as major in the 4tb South Wales Borderers. Sir William married in 1890 Mabel Edith Geraldine, daughter of the Rev. C. T. Foster. His eldest son, Joseph W. L. Napier, who sacoeeds to the baronetcy, is a second-lieotenant, also in the 4th South Wales Borderers and his second son, Charles M. Napier, is in the Royal Field Artillery, and is now fighting in Flanders. Second-lieut. D. A. Addams-Williams, 4th South Wales Borderers, was killed in action at the Dardanelles on August IStb. Deceased was the only son of the Rev and Mrs H. Addams- Williams, of Llangibby Rectcry, Mon. Educa- ted at Wintou House, Winchester, and at Marlborough College (where he was in the Officers1 Training Corps), he joined the Public Schools' Battalion at Epsom when the war broke out, and got his commission in October last. One of the best long-distance runners in his battalion, he was first reserve officer of the bomb-throwers. He was nineteen years of age. Second-lieutenant Leonard Gosse Cooper, of the 4tb Battalion, South Wales Borderers, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles on Aug. 9th, was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs P. Cooper, Ambleside, Abergavenny. Twenty- three years of age, he was educated at Jesus College, Oxford. The week-end oasnalty lists contain the following names of officers of the 4th Sooth Wales Borderers in addition to some of those mentioned 'above :-Missing, believed killed, Seoond-Lient. A. F. Bell; wounded, Second- Lient. E. P. Bury, Lieut. T. C. Me D. Austin, and Lieut. J. Farrow. Major R. P. Yates, second in command of the 8th Battalion Welsh Regt., has been wounded in the fighting on the Gallipoli Peninsula. He was on the Reserve of Officers when he rejoined the colours in August last. Born in 1871, be was formerly an officer in the South Wales Border- ed 9, which be joined as second-lieutenant in August, 1902. He was promoted lieutenant the following year, captain in 1898, and major in 1912. He has previously seen active service, having served through the South African war, for which he holds both the Queen's and the King's medals with five clasps. For a time he was employed under the military governor of Johannesburg, and afterwards as a station staff officer. Temporary Major John P. Wood has been transferred from the 6th to the 9th Batt. of the South Wales Borderers. Lieut. G. Fleming, M.B., R.A.M.C., attached South Wales Borderers, has been wounded in the Dardanelles fighting. Capt. W. deWinton. Reserve-of Officers, has been gazetted D.A.A.G. on the Adjutant General and Quarter. Master. General's staff. Lieut. the Hon. Wilfrid Russell Bailey, Grenadier Guards, elder son of Colonel Lord Glanusk, has been gazetted temporary captain, supernumerary to establishment. Capt Bailey has been.,at the Front since the very early days of the war. Capt. H. J. Moore.Gwyn, son of Mr J. E. Moore-Gwyn, J.P., replying to a letter from et. David's Church, Abercrave, congratulating him on having been specially mentioned in dispatches and having bad conferred upon him the much coveted military cross, has written to the Vicar stating I am really not suffering from poisoning, but from dysentary, which I got in India. I expect to go to town for a medical board next week, and to go back to the front shortly. In this war there are so many people who deserve rewards, but get none, that I think it is largely a matter of luck being given a decoration." Capt. Moore-Gwyn has since returned to the Front. Corporal Vernon Hughes, son of Mrs J. Hughes, Ship street, and of the 14th Batt. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, has received a commis- sion as a second-lieutenant in the 17th Battalion R. W. F. Corporal Hughes joined the ranks as a private, and in a month was promoted a lance-corporal and shortly afterwards corporal. He received his com- mission on the recommendation of Lieut.-Col. D. Davies, M.P. The death of H.H. Sir Ali Bin Ahmed Bin Ali, K.C.I.E., Sultan of Lahej, otherwise known as Abdali Soltan, as a result of a wound received in the recent Turkish attack upon Lahej, is report in the Madras Mail as bavivg taken place at Aden on July 13. Lahej is the town to which the Brecknooks made their desert march. Tuesday's "London Gazette oontained the following announcement: Brecknockshire Battalion South Wales Borderers: Lieut. Spvridion Mavrojani to be temporary captain, and Second-Lieut. Robert B. Sparrow to be temporary lieutenant. Major the Hon. Alexander Hore Rnthven, V.C., Welsh Guards, has been severely wounded in action. Major Hore Rutbven served as a captain of the 1st Dragoon Guards with the



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