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ITRE OF FAME! I Sec.-lieut. Royston Prust, second son C f I ?he late Mr. W. H. Prust, of Swansea, hay bc&n kiikd in action in Flanders. B? I had been twice wounded. Mr. Harold Ll. Griffiths, eldest son of Mrs. Griffiths, and of the late Mr. Robert LI. Griffiths, of High-street, Clydech, has hesn granted a commission. Second-lieutenant B. E. Howe, solici- tor, Port Talbot (son of Mr. Ed. Howe), who is serving vrith the Riflo Brigade in Egypt, has bean promoted lieutenant. Official news has been received by his father that lL W. Merchant, 183, Pentre- treharne-road, Swansea, is in hospital in France suffering from gunshot wounds. News has been received by his parents that Private Alex. Peters, Welsh Regi- ment, of 18, Greenfield-street, Swansea, has received a shrapnel wound in the right thigh, and if, now at a base hospital in; Franco.e.. News reached Swansea on Tuesday* ¡ that Second Lieut. Tudor Thomas, son of Mr. Abraham H. Thomas, J.P., of Llan- eamlet, had been killed in action. He was serving with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, and was 27 years of age. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Channing. of Wal- sall House, Ystalyfera, have received news that their youngest son, Pte. Watcyn dmnr.ing, Maehine-g-un Section of the Hon. ourable Artillery Company, has been ad- mitted into hospital suffering from sevoro trench fever Lieut. Emlyn O. Davies, Ammanford, t;i:-tt of Mr. and Mrs. George Davies, is officially reported missing in France, fol- lowing upon the recent advance. His bro- ther, Lieut. Sidney Davies, was killed on ruirem R.ide in July last, and there.is a t1, nJ brother serving. Pte. Willie Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. "5. Thomas, Minffordd," Ynystawe, Cly- dacli-on-Tawe, died of wounds received in action in France. He was a clerk at 1 -J e was a clerk at Mtssrs. Scott and Middleton's office, Cly- dach. A memorial service was held at Moriah, Ynystawe. Official notification has been received by Mr. and Mrs. William Williams, Daries- tf-rrace. that their son, Cpl. Gwilym Wil- linms. is lying in hospital at Bagdad, suf- fering from sandfly fever. Williams, who joined at the outbreak, was formerly em- ployed at Clavton Tinplate Works. Lieut. Gwilym T. Evans, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Evans, Worcester Buildings, Fforestfach, has recently been invalided home suffering from the effect oI poisonous tumes from a gas shell on the eyes. At first he was totaily blind. He has, however, made a splendid recovery. Intimation has been received that Pte. Erinley F. Gray. of the Mechanical Trans- fJ()rt Section, is lying in hospital at Salc- nika suffering from malaria fever. Pte. Gray, who is a son of Mr. George Gray, manager of the Lyric Billiard Saloon, had just started in business as a builder when war was declared. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rees, la, The Avenue, Carmarthen, have received inn- mation from the Marconi authorities that their only son, Wireless Operator Gfilym Hubert Bees, has heen accidentally killed at sea. He was 19 years of age, and was formerly a clerk at the County Council offices, Carmarthen. With full military honours, the remains oF Pte. Richard Eiias, Welsh Regiment, were laid to rest at Neath on Saturday afternoon. Pte. Elias, son of Mr. and Mrs iii lias, Crcs,s-stre,-t, Resolven, died oi wounds at a Cheshire hospital. He wa- tt prominent playing member of the Rc- ■?o I veil Rugby Football Club. Official information has been received of the death in action of Pte. William Thos. Lewis. Australi-in Imperial Forces, only ron of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Lewis, of Glyn- rieatii-rudd, B#F»lven, on October 4th, On the Ypres front. Pte. Lewis left his home (o.- Australia in January, 1911, and en- ai Ðn as war was declared. Miss A. Jenkins, London House, Am- inanford, has been officially notified that her brother. Pte. D. J. Jenkins, of a Welsh regiment, has been wounded in Palestine, and lies in hospital inEl Arish. The wounds were sustained (in November 3rd. He hue served since the outbreak of war and a brother was killed in Gallipoli. News has been received by his wife, Mrs. G. Rees, of tb. Hafod B0YS' School, and Eaton-read. Brynhyfryd, Swansea, that her husband, Pt-e. Joseph Rees .lies in an Egyptian hospital suffering from a wound hi the leg and shell shcok. Pte. Joseph Rees is the son of Mr. Thomas Rees, Sidney-street, Brynhyfryd, who has an- other son lying wounded in a home hospi- tal. News has been received in London that Sccond-Lieutenant T. R. Rowlands, South Wales Borderers, has been missing eince November 21st. He was the son of Mr. Rowland Rowlands barrister-at-law), and of Mrs. Rowlands, Newton, near Porth- cawl, and wat; educated at Westminster and Sandhurst. He was in one of the regular battalions of the South Wales Borderers. Mr. and Mrs. Phillips, Penviilia-road. Brynhyfryd, Swansea, have received inti- matioh from the War Office that their son. Lieut. D. D. Phillips, Royal Welsh Fusi- liers, has been wounded, and is now in a base hospital in France. It is understood > that the wounds are not serious. Prior to the war Lieut. Phillips was a master at the Municipal Secondary School, Dynevcr Place, Swansea. j Information has been received at Swan- cea to the effect that L"ce.-cpl. L. 1. Rc the roe, of the Hants Regiment, has been dangerously wounded in action, and is now in hospital in Mesopotamia. He is I' the eldest son of P.C. (152) Rotheroe, of the Swansea Police Force, and lived with his wife and two children at. 66, Western- street, Swansea, An old soldier, he re- joined at the outbreak of war. Official information has reached Neath that Lieut. George H. Mills. Royal Welsh tfusiliers, has been admitted to hospital suffering from a severe gunshot wound in thigh Lieut. Mills is the son cf Mr. and Mrs. George Mills, 38, Lewis-road, Neath. In. pre-war days he was a member of Ui- E. Evans-Bevan's clerical staff at Neath. and took an active and practical interest in local musical and operatic work. The parents of Lance-Corpl. Hector ) Fuge Fisher, who resides at Evans-ter- race, Swansea, have been notified that he has been awarded the military medal for an act of bravery. He is only 19 years of age, has been in the army about seven- teen months, 'prior to which ha was em- ployed by Messrs. Lewis Lewis and Co., High-street, Swansea. He has been twice wounded, and on his discharge from hos- pital he was presented with the medal. Flight-Sergn. Christmas Evans. of Ske- wen, has just been promoted second-lieut- enant for conspicuous work at the front ul France. According to a report received this young lad, who is only 20 years of age, has shown splendid dash and courage against enemy machinos. He is an old pupil of the Noath County School, and subsequently spent some time as clerk and 'imc-keeper under the Main Colliery Co. He is the son of Mr. Joseph D. Evans, The Pale, Skewen (water mechanic of the Neath District Council), and Mrs. Evans. An official i^timatiofi has just been re- ceived by Mrs. Stallard, No. 7. Dynevor- rond, Skewen, that her husband, Pte. Geo. Stallard, who had been posted as missing eiDce 9th May last, w now presumed dead as from*tliat date. Emigrating from New Tredegar eome years since, where he was well-known as a prominent footballer, he settled at Welland, Ontario, being en- gaged as an engineer. There he became van tain of the foremost football team. He wal ao years o? age, and leaves a widow and 4ale child/A brother died a prisoner of war in Germany.. News has, been received by Mr. James Richards, of Thistleboon, Mumbles, that his son, Pte. Erne-st Richards, of the West Kents. has heen wounded by shrapnel. He is now under treatment at Exeter. Official information has been received that Pte. D. J. Thomas, who reeid6d at No. 16, Brynhyfryd, has been killed in tvetion in Beigium. His wife and child pre-deceased him while he was on active sorvico. Pte. Lewis Hughes, Canadian Imperial Forces, son of the late Dr. Lewis Hughes, Carmarthen, and of Mrs. Hughes, En- more." Cirencester, has been killed in action. Deceased was 32 years of age, and' his father was medical officer of health for the Borough of Carmarthen. The news reached Pemhrey on Tuesday morning that Pte Zachariah, Pembrey, had been killed in France. Pte. Zachaciah enlisted when war broke out, and was in the same company as Capt. Gwyn Ed- munds of the Welsh Regiment. Swansea magistrates Oil Wednesday passed a vote of sympathy with Mr. A. 11. Thomas, chairman, in the loss of his r second son. The speakers were Mr. J. H. Rosser. Mr. Hy. Thompson, Superinten- dent Letheren, and Mr. J. W. Thorpe. >fr. Stanley Owen, solicitor, Brooklands Villa, Swansea, has received a telegram fiom the War Office stating that his eon, Sec.-lieut. William Stanley Owen, Mon- mouthshire Regiment, has been severely wounded. No details are known yet. Sec.- lieut. Owen, who is 25. was an articled clerk to his father before the war. He was educated at Swansea Grammar School. Mr. and Mrs. W. Price Edmunds, Anchor House, Burryport, received inti- mation on Tuesday that their son,. Captain D Gwyn Jjklmunds, Wel-3h Regiment, had been killed on November 24th. On Friday Mr. Edmunds received a telegram from the War Office stating that the cap- tain had been wounded, but was able to retain his post. Captain Edmunds was only 21 years of age, and was reaar(led as ,t n""Io.'

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