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THE SCROLL OF FAME. West Wales Casualties in the Great Battle. I The foHewtag local casualties have been announced during the week: I KILLED IN ACTIO*. Pte. Harry Hatfield., of Trebaiwaa, Pon- tadawe, has been kirted in action. He was v; years of age, and was a married man. Corpl. Ernest T. Dobson, whose parents live at Endsteigh, Penrh-iewtyn, Neath, haa been killed. lie need to work at the Albion Steelworks, Britonterry. News has rea-ohed Mr. and Mrs. George Evans, Gwalia House, Llandebie, that their brave son, Pte. Edgar Enalyn ¡ Evane, of the Grenadier Guards, has made the supreme sacrifice. Mr. and Mrs. David Thomas, rocers'l Cwmavon. received news on Monday that their second &c?. Driver Samuel Thomas. A.S.C.. was killvd Ïll action in France on April 13fch. News has been ieceived that Private Paiilip Beyitan, of the Worcester Regi- ment, was killed in action in the big tight "in France. lie was 19 years of age, a.ivd resid ed in Giii^&er-street, Swansea. Mr. Frank Wilson, Wyveme House, Latimer House, Llandilo, tuis received in-1 tinL-ation that his eon, Corpl. George Wil- son, Seaforth Highlanders, has been killed by a sniper's bullet in France. His end came on his ))t;4 birthday. Mrs. Huxtable, of Marlborough-road, Brynmill. Swansea, has received news that her brother, I-te. Leonard Diinond, of the King'eRoyal Rifles, attached to the Machine-gun Corps, was killed tcL the re- lent fighting in France. Mr. and Mrs. Williams, 67, Danygraig- road, St. Thomas, Swansea, have been notified of the death in action of their bon, Sergt. Albert J. Williams, of the Heavy Gun 'Section, in France. Thirty- one years of age, he was married, and lived at Birkenhead. Mrs. Bennett, 10, Western-st., Swansea, has been officially informed that her son, Private William Bennett, of the Worces- ter Regiment, was killed in action in the recent battle in France. Private Bennett recent battle in France. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas, 52, M-alvern- terraee, Brynmill, Swansea, aave been informed of the death in action in France, of their grandson, Lance-Corpl. Thos. Charles Nicholas, of the Lewie Gun Section of, the Lancashire Fusiliers. Official information has reached Neath of the dea-th in action of Sergt. Cyrjl Moore, of the Royal Rifle Brigade. He is a son of the late Mr. W. Tuck Moore, giocer, Quoon-streo, Neath. and brother to Sergt. Ned Moore, the well-known Neath footballer and cricketer. News has come to hand of the death in action of 2nd Lieut. Denzil Howells, aged 21, of the Deceased was'a eon of Mr. J. Howells, postmaster, Weston-super-Mare (late chief clerk at, Swansea Post Office). This makes the tjiird son killed out of four serving. News has been received of the death wounds received in action of Pte. Thomas Bees Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dd. Thomas, Pantsoar, Salem, Llandilo. Prior to joining up deceased was a draper's assistant. He was about 20 years or age. Two nephews of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Davies, London House, Pontardawe, have mkde the supreme sacrifice within a few days each other. They were Major J. Vy*. Whiteman, of the East Surreys,' who died on April 9th, and Jack Whiteman, of the Dragoon Guards Both were nntives I nr Carmarthen. News has been received by )1.r. and Mrs. Howel Thomas, Neath-rood, Lan- dore, that their son, Driver W. J. Thomas, R.F.A., was killed in action in France on March 28th. He was 20 years of age. and previous to joining the Army had served with the Navy. Before join- ing he was employed at the Upper Forest Works a& a behindar- Mr. and Mrs. Philip Jones, New-road, Skewen, were informed on Wednesday, iu a sympathetic letter from his Major, that their son. Lce.-cpl. Emrys Jones, had been killed on the 19th April. De- ceased was 21 years of age, 'and prior to volunteering in Novembe:, 1915, was em-I ployed at the Cardonnel Tinplate Works, Skewen. Official information has been received of the death in action in Franco of Dvr. Arthur Cousins (brother to Pte. W. Cou- Eins, of the R.A.M.C., 3, Vincent-street, Swansea, who is now home on leave after having been in hospital for about two years). It appeal's from a letter re- ceived that driver Cousins was shot in the back whilst returning from the firing line. Driver Corasiiw leaves a widow and six children. Three Llandebie soldiers have made the supreme sacrifice in the present fighting. Corpl. Tom Thomas, who resided with hi* sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Morgan, Parkyronen. JCing&-road. Shoeing Smith W. Spence, of Waunboeth Smithy. Blaenau, has been killed, and that Pte. Emlyn Evans, of the Grenadier Guards, eon of Mr and Mrs Evans, Gwalia Llandebie, has likewise laid down his life. He was former1. a police constable in the Lkuxlilo force. Official news has been received to the effect that Petty Offi- cer S. T. Manning, M.M., of 39, Vincent- street, Swansea, has j been killed in action on March 24th. He wrig 26 years of age, and before enlisting in tho RDyal Naval Dn-isMn waa em- ployed by :.íE>S6I'S,! Scott and Middlcton. builders, Clydi'?h. DIEQ, OF WOUNDS. Mr. Jen-kin Lewis, builder, Neath-rcad, j Maesteg. was notified on Monday that his son, Lieut. Gordon Lewis, had died of wounds in Franco. News has been received that George J. Jenkins, second son of Mr. George Jen- kins, Western Hill, Cheriton, Gower. d? of wounds in France on April l?th. Pte. Brinley Morris, 61, Courtney- street, Manselton, Swansea, died of wounds receied in Egypt. He was a tin- man at Cwmfelin, and leaves a widow and two children. Mr. Wm. Williams, Maesgwyn, Tre- bfines, Pontardawe, -has been informed th,t his son, Signaller Arthur Williams (21), R.W.F., lias died of wounds received whilst in action on April 12th. Mr. and Mrs. G. Davies, Sterry-road, owert(In, have received official intima- tion that their son, Pte. Stanley Davies, of the Royal Naval Division, who wtts reported w-ounde-i on April 7th, has now died of wounds. New reached Swansea on Monday that T. E. Whitaker, son of Mr. Whitaker, Leeds, has died from wounds in France. The deceased, who joined up over two years ago, had come to Swansea to learn the South Wales coal trade.




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