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THE SCROLL OF FAME Local Casuahies in the Great Battle. The following local casualties have been announced during the week: KILLED. News has reached Ystalyfera that Geo Falkner, of Cytyng-road. has been killed i ri France. Lieut. A-Wbiett, whose brother is rcsi- dent engineer at Swaasa Gas Works, has died of wounds. Pte. George Faulkener, son of Mr. and Mrs. Faulkener, of Gurnos, Swansea VaJJey, has been killed. Mn. JODeS. wife of Pte. Thomas Jones, ( iendroe, has received official news of the death in action of her husband. Captain Wilfred M. Gibbons has died I lever in India after having served with the Welsh in Egypt and Salonika. Pte S. A. Smith, South Wales Bor- derers, son of Inspector A. J. Smith, G. W .R., of 4, Stan-ley-terrace, Swansea, has been killed in action. Pte. W. Howells, Welsh Regiment, of Llanybri, Lla.nstepb.an, son of the late Mr. John Howells, Llain, Llanybri, was killed in action in France on the 14th April. Lieutenant. Lewis Laugharne Morgan, MX-, eon of Councillor W. Laugharne Morgan, Underwood, Mumbtee, has been iuetaoitaneouely killed in a collision while flying. Official news has been received by Mr. and Mrs. David Thomas, Maesywernen, Gianamman, that their son. Pte. Morgan Thomas, has been killed in action on the Western front. lorno&v.ial news has been received at Britonferry that Pte. Ivor Glyn Thomas, only son of Mr. T. Bayton Thomae, Neofch-aroad, was killed in action in France last week. Pte. Trevor Treharne, Welsh Regi- ment, of Llaostephan, died from wounds iu hospital in France on the 24th inst. He leaves a wife and child. His brother, Sergt. Treharne, is wounded. Mr. and Mrs. Price, 3, CadLe-terraoe, Ravenfaill, have received an official com- munication to the effect that their son, Loe.-cpl. G wily in Price, died of wounds at a casualty clearing station. News has leached Aberavon of the death in action of Pte. Ted Phillips, tor- m-erly employed at the sheet mills, Man- sel Tin Works, Port Talbot, whose wife lives in Werneet, Port Talbot. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Davies, Springfiel<l House, College-street, Ammanford, have jiow received official intimation of the death in action in France on the 28th ulto., of her son, Driver D. J. Davies. Lieut. W. S. Goff, formerly a well- ktewn Swansea forward, and subse- quently a member of the Cardiff XV., has been killed in action. He used to be an auctioneer in the office of Mr. David Roberts. Pte. Cuthbert Cole Howell, M.T., Army >3ervice Corps, off Aberavon, was kililed on active service in France on April 22nd, at the age of 27 years. Deceased was the youngest son of the late Mr. Llewelyn Howell, J.P. News has reached Aberavon that Pte. Cuthbert Cole Howell, M.T., A.S.C., .was killed in France on April 22nd. Pte. Howell, who was 27, was the youngest sou of the late Mr. Llewelyn Howell, J.P., Bryahyfryd, Aberavon. Sergt. Harry Rees, R.W.F., eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Rees, 32. Convent- street, Swansea has been killed in action. He joined the Army in 1914, and was for- merly a teacher in Waunwen Boys School. lie was 28 years of age, unmarried. Sapper Richard Benallick, Royal En- gineers, of No. 4, Ivy Bush-court, St. Thomas, Swansea, has been killed in action on April 21fit He was 39 years yf tfge, and before enlisting was an electric crane driver. He leaves a widow and seven children Sapper Tom Hinton, R.E., whose wife lives with her mother at 34. St. David's- street, Carmarthen, has died of wounds received whilst acting as dispatch rider :a France on April 16th. He was a native of Reading, and before enlisting was a chauffeur at Carmarthen. Flight-Sergt. Charles Perkins, R.A.F., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Perkins, Lyn- cliff. Skewen. as the result of terrible in- juries received in tLe course of opera- tions in Wiltshire on Thursday bst: passed away at Beecham Red Cross Hos- pital, near Cirencester, on Sunday even- ing. Intimation has been received at the Mumbles that Pte. Charles Maylan, stop- eon of Mr. D. J. Gammon, fisherman, Southend, Mumbles, has been killed in action. Pte. Mayian, who was only 20 years of age, was, before joining up. em- ployed at the Mountain Colliery, Gorse- mon. News was received on Sunday evening by Mr. W. Webber, grocer. Union-street, Swansea, that his eon, Lance-corpl. Bert Webber, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, had died of wounds in hospital at Lincoln. He was 23 years of age, and previous to joining up, three years ago, he was engaged in the office of Mr. Ashmole (Borough Trea- surer) News has just been received by Mrs. F. C. Sorrell, 6, Western-terrace, Llan- eemlet, that her husband, Pte. F. C. Sor- re ll, South Wales Borderers who was re- ported missing in November last, died of wohnds in German hands. January 12, 1918. He was formerly employed at the Samlet Colliery, Llansamlet, and leaves a wife and daughter. Pte. D. J. Demery, the only Swansea boy OIl the Vindictive, was killed in the Zeebrugge raid. Deceased, who was only 1J years of age, joined the Marines when only just over 17 years. and was one of the party of gallant Marines who volun- teered for the great exploit last week. His body was brought back to Dover, where ho was buried with full naval honours. Official information has reached Neath of the death in action of Sec.-lieut. Jack Griffiths, eon of Mr. John Griffiths, coal exporter, of Neath and Swansea. He vas a inost popular young officer and sports- man. He played football and cricket in Hie premier team at Neath, and showed ;reat promise. This is the second son Mr Griffiths has lost in the war this year. News has reached Mr. and Mrs. Thos. .•bee, Stafford House Brynanmian, to f !ie effect that their son, Pte. Brinley ■jne6 has fallen in action. Two years ag. his brother Cyril fell in the conflict, ■■ nd sevei years ago another brother, .JVnathan; was fatally iniured at Cwm- iCp, Colliery. Brinley, before enlistment, t as employed at Rhosamman Pit, and tas 21 years of age. The Rev. W. Pedr Williams, pastor of St. Paul's Con. Church, Swansea, hat; re- ccived news that his youngest 6on, Sec.- lieut. Vivian Pedr Williams, has b&en blled in action in France. The decea?d officer came over wth the South African c.ontingent to fight for the Motherland, and obtained a commission in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. He was a brilliant bcy. having won the highest educational hon- ours in his uaiversity. News has reached Mr. William Jonce, Cwmnantymoel Farm, Brynamman, that his son, Pte. Rees Herbert Jones, of the Notts and Derby Regiment, died of wounds in leg and head in France on April 19th. Mr. Jones had previously been informed that his eon had been wounded. Pte. Jones had been with the colours for aboyt three ye^rts, and was prior to enlistment engaged at a draper's in London. He was 35 years of age. Capt. Richard Bellamy Sheppard, M.C., Welsh Regiment, ha&band of Mrs. Shep- pard, Glantawe, Ileathfield, Swansea, has fallen in action. Captain Sheppard joined a local unit in March, 1915. He won the Military Cross for oon- spicuouss work in an attack, but so modest was his disposition that he would never say anything of the circumstances. He was 32 years of age, was educated at Grimsby, and prior to the war was the Hector Steam Trawling Co.'s cashier in Swansea.

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