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LLANTWIT MAJOR. I Second Brother to Make the Great Sacrifice.— At a Leeds Hospital on December 9th, died Pte. Herbie Deere, R.E., son of Mrs. Desre, College Street, and the late Mr. Wm. Deere. This gal- lant soldier, who enlisted shortly after the out- break of the war, saw much fighting in 1915, 1916, and 1917. He was invalided, s-uffering from fever and shell shock in 1916. After recovering, he re-joined his regiment, but exposure and fever had a disastrous effect on a constitution impaired by his former breakdown. He was brought to England a few month* ago, and gradually getting worse, he died in hospital as stated on the 9th inst. The body was brought home for interment in the Parish Churchyard on Dec. 14th. Leaving his old home at West Street, the cortege was followed by a large con- course of the inhabitants, whose sympathy was strongly marked towards the aged mother, wife and five children. About six months ago his brother, Cpl. T. Deere, R.F.A., was killed in France, leaving a wife and seven children. Thus Mrs. Deere, senr., has twelve grand-child- ren left fatherless through the war. Rev. R. David (Vicar) officiated at the funeral. The mourners were the widow and five children; Mrs Deere (mother); Mr. Wm. Deere (brother) and Mrs. Deere; Mrs. Morrisey (sister); Mrs Howell, Mrs. J. Davies, and Mrs. T. Davies (aunts), and several uncles, cousins, and nephews. Concert.—On Wednesday evening last week, a concert was given at the Town Hall in aid of the local soldiers' fund. The proceeds are de- voted to the giving of some slight recognition to all soldiers on returning on leave, and a tan- gible gift to those winning honourw. To-night (Friday) the third gold watch and chain will be presented, the recipient being Pte. David Jones, M.M., Welsh Regiment. The attendance at the concert was a record, and the first occasion on which the promoters of a local concert had to refuse tickets, the capacity of the hall having been exhausted some days prior to the 12th inst. The artistes were all in fine form, aud their re- ception was such that they have pledged them- selves to give their services for a similar object in the early spring. Programme :—"God save the King"; quartette, "Brightly Dawns our Wedding Day, violin sclo, Dr. Leigh; solo, "When God Gave You," 31adame M. Parsons; duet, "A Sunny Night," Miss L. Grainger and Mr. Talbot Thomas; song, "My Dreams," Mr. W. E. Carston; song, Miss Louie Grainger; Welsh quartette, "Yr Ilaf"; songj "The Sea Makes Man a Man," Mr. Talbot Thomas; violin solo, "Bohemian Girl," Dr. Leigh; song, "Break of Day," Madame M. Parsons; duet, The Two Beggars," Messrs. Carston and Thomas; songs, "Indian Love Lyrics," Miss Louie Grainger; duet, Madame Parsons and Mr Carston; quartette, "Strange Adventure"; finale, "Hen wlad fy nhadau." Every artiste received an encore, and graciously responded to repeated calls. A hearty vote of thanks was ac- corded to all for giving their services free for the great cause of the brave boys who are fight- ing for us all.

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