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.
WOUNDED. I Lieut. Percy Smith, Ystalyfera, is in Alexandria Hospital with appendicitis. Pte. Jim Griffiths, Ystalyfera, has been admitted to Colchester Hospital suffering from trench fever. Pte. John Elias Mathias. Welsh Regi- ment, whose wife and family live at Hope-street, Pontardulais, is reported gassed. Pte. Luther Maddocks, Bonymaen, aged 22, who used to work at Llansamlet Tin- plate Works, is under treatment in a French hospital. Corpl. Bot by Kingston, R.E., the well-known Pontardulais Soccer player, is in hospital having contracted pleurisy whilst on active service. Pte. D J. Jenkins, Welsh Regiment, whose home- is in Northampton-lane, Swansea, has been gassed. He is an old soldier, with Egyptian and South Afri- can experience. Pte. A. R. Jones, Sherwood Foresters, was wounded in the left arm on April 17, and is in hospital at Woolwich. He is the eon of Mr. E. A. Jones, 37, Ford- road, Aberavon. Pte. Francis Cooxe, Trewyddfa-road, Plasmarl, Swansea, South Wales Border- ers, is suffering from a bullet wound in the right leg, received in action on April 13th in France. Capt. David Jenkins, M.C., son of Mr. Samuel Jenkins, J.P.. Cwmgorse, has been brought from France to the Cardiff Hospital suffering from gunshot wounds ia the shoulder. Pte. Robert Davies, Park-avenue, Mumbles, has been badly wounded in France, having received bullets in the arms and both thighs. He is now in Bradford Hospital. Mrs. Johns. Woodiand-road, Moore- town, Skewen, has been informed that her husband. Sergt. William Johns (for- merly of Bryncoch) was wounded in the recent enemy drive. Mr. and Mrs. J. Bailey, 2, Picton-road, Skewen, have been officially informed that their son, Gunner G. C. Bailey, has been admitted to hospital suffering from gas and shell wound Information has been received by Mr. B Harry, manager of the Neath brancn of Boot's, cash chemists, that his eldest son, Cecil, has been wounded, and is in hospital at Aldershot. Flaght-Sergt. Chas. Perkins, eon of Mr. and Mrs. J. Perkins, Lyncliff, Skewen, has been seriously injured on the head and face whilst engaged in operations "somewhere in England." Pte. R. A. Dramody, of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, is reported wounded for the third time, and is now in hospital at Alexandria. His Swansea residence is at Leader Villas, Mayhill. Pte. Sammy War, 309, Neath-road, Plasmarl, is now in hospital at Manches- ter, suffering from a wound in the thigh, and gas. He was a bomb-thrower in the Manchester Regiment. Gunner Thomas Elwyn Jenkins, son of Mr. W. Jenkins, Delfryn, Villiers-road, Ammanford, has been badly gassed an(] lies in a base hospital. He is only 22 years of age, and joined three years ago. Although wounded somewhere in Fiance," Pte. Eddie Beale, eon of Mr. and Mrs. Beale, the Waun. Britonferry, has sent a field card home saying that he was doing well and going strong. Sergt. Jim Bond, M.Ni- D.C.M., whose wife and family live at Waungron, near Pontardulais, has teen gassed, and is in a london hospital. He was blind for three days, and has temporarily lost his voice. Mrs" Bibbs, Park-etrc-et, Mumbles (daughter of Mrs. W. H. Dartnell, deco- rator), has received news that her hus- band, Pte. F. G. Bibbs, is in a base hos- pital in France, suffering from a shrap- nel wound in the nose. I Mrs. Clarke, of 39. Pant-street, Dany- graig, Swansea, has been informed that. I her son, S. B. Clarke, of the Oxfordehire Yeomanry, was admitted to a U.S.A. hos- pital on April 1st, with machine-gun bullet through the left foot. Mrs. Engvall, Llwyn Celyn, Phillips- parade, Swansea, has received official in- timation that her son, Loe.-cpl. Percy M. i Engvall, was wounded in the recent fight- ing on the Western front. This is the second time he has been wounded. News has been received that Private Robert Supple, 3, John-street, Mumbles, has been wounded in France. Private Supple was formeily employed with the South Wales Transport Co., SwanEea, and was a very active member of the C.L.B. The senior vice-president of the Swan- sea Chamber of Commerce (Mr. Arthur Andrews) has written stating that he has been gassed while engaged on French Red Cross motor work, and that, for live days he was lying on his back blinded Pte. Ben Rees, son of Mr. Thos ReefS, 51, Margaret-street Ammanford, has ben dischargee1 on account of shrapnel.; rounds in both legs and right hand, which he sustained in October last. He belonged to the Glouceeters, and had served about a year. Information has been received by Mrs. L Rees, 23 Bennett-street, Landore, that her brother, Pte, J Roberts, has been gassed and wounded, and is now in hospital in Cambridge. Before enlisting he was employed at the Morriston branch C: Boots, cash chemists. Mrs. R. J. Cole, 5. Dynevor-road, Skewen, has been officially informed that her son. Pte. Harry Cole. South Wales Borderers, was wounded on 11th April, and is in a base hospital. His father is also in France, where he has served for three years and seven months. Mr. and Mrs. Morrisey. of 3, Williams'- place, Green hill, Swansea, have received official information to the effect that their son, Gunner W. Morrsey, of the Royal Field Artillery, has been severely wounded by a gas-poisoned shell, and is now at a stationery hospital an France.. Sig. S. Silver, Swansea. ￼ ? -3 ? Pte. W. Peet, I Swansea. .^Prifioner of War.) I n Pte. Geo. Hancock, D.C.L.I., of Megan- street, Cwmbwrla, has been wounded. Pte. Giraldus Griffiths, Conmaiighf Rangers, of Goppa, Pontardulais, has been wounded. Lce.-cpl. W. Sansum, 45, Hafod-street, Hafod, Swansea, has been wounded for the second time. He formerly worked at Cwmfelin. Sergt. W. H. Lewis, R.F.A., and Sergt. Elias Lewis, r-ons of Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis, Gendros. are lying in hospital in consequence of wounds. inews has just been received that Sergt. James Boml, M.M— I);S;C., Grovesend, has been gassed and is in a London hos- pital, doing as well as can be expected. Pte. Harry Davies, whose parents re- side at 20, Orchard-street, Swansea, has been wounded, and is now in a French base hospital. Prior to joining up Pte. Davies was employed in the publishing department of "The Herald." News has been received by Mr. and Mrs. Lewis, 2, Fin^bury-terraoe, Swan- sea, that their second son, Loe.-Cpl..T. Haydn Lewis, Lewis gunner, of the Welsh Regiment, has been gassed in the eyes and was blind for several days. Information has been received by Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Davies, of Cwm Chapel- road, Bonymaen, that their eon, Pte. Ed. Davies, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, was wounded on the 21t;t, and admitted to hospital. The news was communicated in the first instance by the matron at a French hospital. Pte. Henry Rees. Welsh Guards, eon of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rees, Ffynnonlae, Llandebie, was wounded at Arras on March SOtht Although severely wounded in many places he had a miraculous es- cape, for a piece of shapnel was found in his left breast pocket, having gone through a brass button and two pocket books. He now lies in hospital in Kent. Corpl. James Daniel Lewis, eon of Mr. Wm. Lewis, Peny bank-Toad, Amman- ford, has been badly gasse d in the recent fighting, having temporarily lost both eight and speech. He is undergoing treat- ment in the Stoke-on-Trent Military Hos- pital. He served with the King's Royal Rifles. In civil life he was assistant master at Tonypandy, and was secretary and deacon of the Caer&alem Baptist Church.
MISSING. I We regret to learn that Staff Sergt. W. F. Williams, Cyclists' Division, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wil- liams, Oxford-street, Swansea, is among the local men missing in connection with the heroic stand made by the party, which was led by Major Percy Davies. It is Loped that he, and other members of the party, may turn out to be captives in the hands of the enemy. A son of the overseer of the mechanical staff of the Cambria Daily Leader," Pte. Brinley G. Rees, who is reported missing, was before joining employed by the Ferry Tinplate Co. A.B. Chfford Ainge, of the Royal Naval Division, Sea View Cottage, Blackpill, is missing since March 24th. Leading Seaman James Davies. R.N.D.. whose wife lives at 422, Pentregethin- road, Cwmbwrla, has been posted as missing. News has been received by Mrs. Rees, 2. New-road, Cockett, that her eon, Pte. Harry Rees, has been missing since March 21st. On Wednesday morning Mrs. Ben Wil- liams, Burman-terrace, Burryport, re- ceived official notice that her son, Pte. G. Williams, was. missing. Mr. and Mrs. Morse, 6. John-street, Swansea, have been notified that their son, A.B. Stanley Morse, of the R.M.L.I., has been missing since March 16th. Police Sergt. A. Brice, Taibach, Port Talbot, has heard that his brother, Fred, is missing since the middle of last month. He was a range finder in the R.G.A. I'te. William J. Cooze, Trewyddfa- road. Plasmarl, Swansea, is reported missing since March 22nd. Any infor- mation will be gladly welcomed by his parents. Mrs. A. Faulkener, Cardonnell-road, Skewen, has been officially informed that her son, Pte. Tom Faulkener, Welsh Regiment, was reported missing on the 2Srd March. Mr. Eleazer Thomas, Midland-road. Llansamlet, has now been officially in. formed that his eon, Pte. Benny Thomas, Oxford and Bucks Regiment, is wounded | and missing. Mrs. Elizabeth McDonald, 10, Burchell- row, Godre'rgraig, Swansea Valley, has been notified that her husband Sapper Archie McDonald, has been missing since March 21st. Sec.-Lieut. C. Stanley Thomas, Welsh Regiment, is officially reported missing since April 9. Previous to enlistment, in 1915, he practised as an architect and surveyor at Neath. Information has been received that Sig- naller Samuel Silver. Boyal Inniskillin Fusiliers, is missing since March -22nd. He is a eon of Mr. and Mrs. Silver, of 13, Carlton-terrace, Swansea. Mrs. Westcott, GLancedrw Cottage, Cwm- rhydyceirw, Morriston, has been notified that her youngest son, Pte. Thomas Weet- cott, has been wounded and is miesmg in Franoe since March 23rd. Lce.-cpl Phillip Llewelyn Smith, formerly of the Town Clerk's office, Swansea, and a member of a Cyclists' Corps, is missing. His wife resides at 6r, North Hill-road, Swansea. Official news has been rceived by Mr. and Mrs. W F. Jones, of No. 89, Haw- thorne-avenue, Uplands, Swansea, that their son, Pte. W'. F. Jones, of the King's Shropshire Light Infanfcrv, js missing. News has been received by Mr. David Tucker printer, and Mrs. Tucker, New- ton-read, Mumbles, that their eon, Pte. Arthur H. Tucker, Lewis gun section, has been badly wounded and is in hos- pital in France. Mr. Rees Richards, 9,. Union-terrace. Llanelly, has been notified that hie son, Lieut. J. Ivor Richards, of the Welsh Rf-giment. har; been missing since April 9th. Prior to joining he was a student East Iopdon College- Signaller Idwal Jones, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. Jones, 5, Ganyrafon-terrace, Johnstown, Car- marthen, is officially reported missing since March 22nd. Before enlisting. he was a teacher at Carmarthen. Mrs. D. J. Richards, of 3. Argo-terracê, Landore, received a postcard on Sunday from lie* husband, Pte. D. J. Richards, ot the Bedfords, stating that he is wetl and a prisoner of war in Germany. He ha« been missing since March 22nd. Corpl. George Adams, of the Cyclist Corps, whose home is at No. 1, Cae Pistyll, Greenhill. Swansea, has been posted as missing from his unit. He is 29 years of age, and before enlisting war, employed at Messrs. Weavers Flour Mills Swansea. Trooper Charles Martin. Hneears, has been reported missing since March 25th last. He has a wife and, four children re- siding at 18. Pegler-street. Br-ynliyfrtd, Swansea, and prior to joining up ht was j employed at the Manpesmeo' a Tube Works, L-an4m. Official information has been received by Mrs. Lewis, formerly of the Falcon Inn, Carmarthen, who is now staying with her daughter. Mrs. Jones, Queen's Hotel, Brecon that her son. Sec.-lieut. J. Stanley Lewis, South Wales Borderers, is missing in France since the 11th inat. Dvr. D. J. Davies, Ammanford. (Killed.) Pte, R. H. Jones, Brynamman. (Died of Wounds.) Captain n. B. Shepherd, I Swansea. (Killed.) Pte. D. J. Demery, Swansea. (Killed.) Cpl. D. C. Ayres, I Swansea. (Missing.) Pto. Sid Parker, Llansamlet. (Prisoner of War.) Pte. Alf. Parker, Llansamlet. (Prisoner of War.) I Lieut. Laugharne Morgan, I Swansea. (Killed.) i L./C. A. B. Reed, Swansea. (Prisoner of War.) Pte. Benny Thomas, Llaneamlet. (Wounded&Missing) Private Hurfcrd, Swansea. (Missing.) Ptc. R. H. Powell, I Mumbles. (Prisoner of War.) Second-Lieut. Vivian Pedr Williams, I Swansea. (Killed.) Pte. Arthur Jones, .Ynistaeudw, XMiosing.) Pte. B. Morris, j Manselton. 1 ot :w, News has come to hand that Pte. D. C. Ayers, Machine-gun Corps, is missing. He j" 23 yeaip of age, and the eon of Mr. Ed., Myers, 25. Marine-street. Swansea. He ioined up 18 months ago. and previously worked at the Phoenix Parent Fust Works. A brother, Edward Myers, Man- chester Regiment, was killed in October last year, and another brother in now serving in Egypt with the Royal Engin- eers. News has oome to hand that Corpl. D. C Avres, Machine-gun Corps, is missing. He is 23 years of ??,, and the son of Mr. Ed. Ayres, 25, Mariner-otrret. Swansea. He joined up 18 months ago, and pre- viously worked at the Phcenix latent Fuel Works. A brother, Edward Ayres, Manchester Regiment, was killed in Oct- obe.r last year, and another brother is row1 serving in Egypt with the Royal En- gineers. Information has been received from the chaplain attached to a Cyclists unit that Corpl. Cliff Green. Malton. is missing. He had seen service in Italy and France, having joined in 1914. He is a brother of Mr. Green, Ministry of Labour, Employment Exchange, and prior to joining was a compositor. An other brother Pte. Ken Green, who had been on active service since 1914. was wounded on six or seven occasions, and has been officially reported as missing since October last. Unofficial news reached Britonferry on Sunday morning that several young men of that town are reported missing. Early after war broke out some half a dozen volunteered for service, and were at- tached to a cyclists' unit. After training they proceeded to France and performed some good service under Major Percy Davies and Capt. Lucas. The chaplain, Rev. F. W. Gordon, has now communi- cated with Mr. and Mrs. Jostah John, 11, Neath-road. stating that their son, Pte. Emrye John. is miea%ing, and as no news has been received from three of bis com- panions, it is surmised that all have beon taken prisoners. These are Pte. Gwyn Williams Neath-road; Pte. Tod Dykes, Bag-Ian; and Pte. W. Langstone, Wood- land-row.
IN GERIVIAN HANDS. I Pte. Jonathan Harris, 57, Chemioal-1 road, Morriston, is a prisoner, captured on March 23rd. Pte. A. 0. Ling, M, St. George-street, Swansea, has been taken prisoner. He was formerly a railway clerk. Pte. R. J. Williams, Llangennech. for- merly a clerk at the Morlais Colliery, is a prisoner of war in Germany. Pte. George Rott, A.S.C.. whose wife re- sides in Gower-road, Sketty, waa taken prisoner by the Germans on March 26th. Official intimation reached Neath on Friday that Sergt. Glyn Gething, the Neath Rugby full-back, is a prisoner of war. Mr. and Mrs Davies, Jersey Marine, have received ,}. card from their son to say that he is a prisoner of war in Ger- many. News has been received from France according to which the hope is strength- ened that Staff-Sergt. W. F. Willianw, is a prisoner of war. A.B. Trevor Morrie. of the R.N .D., has written home to his mother. Mrs. Morris, of Ynyeymardy, Britonferry, stating he is a prisoner of war in Germany. Pte. Leslie Lyons, 2. Stockwell-villas, Mount Pleasant, is an unwounded pri- soner in German hands. He is 22, and bas been in the Army three years. Captain Tal White, youngest son of the Pontardulais rate collector, previously reported wounded and missing, is now known to be a prisoner in Germany. The following are also in German hands: Pte. D. H. Walters, R.W.F., of Forest Sail, Pontardulais; Pte. Left Croui, S.L.I., 39, rnnce of Wales-road, Swansea. Official news have been received by Mr. and Mrs. Jenkin Jones, Uellevue-terraoe, Brynamman, that their son, pte. W. J. Jones, is a prisoner of war in Gwmatey. Official enformation has bean received by Mr. Robert leatw,, 7, HaghlaittJ-OTW- oent, Skewen, that his son, Pte. Idrls Isaac, of the K.S.L.I., who was reported missing on March 22nd, is now a prisoner. Pte. Thomas Thomas. Gloucester Regi- ment, whose parents live at 20, Viriaa- etreet, Hafod, Swansea, has written homo from Germany, where he is a prisoner of war. Pte. Leonard Saunders, brother of Mr. H. A. Saunders, of Messrs. Michael- son, Swansea, has been miasing since Ea6ter Monday. It now transpires that he is a prisoner. Mr. and Mrs. George Powell. 4. Hill- street. Mumbles, have received a letter from their son. Private R. H. Powell, stating that he is a prisoner of war in a German camp Mrs. Margaret Lewis, of 26, Cleee-lane, Yetalyfera. ha3 received information that her only son, Pte. D. Lewis, has been re- ported missing, but is now a prisoner of war in Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thomas, 97, James-street, Llanelly, have received a communication from their eon, Lce.-opl. Joe Thomae, M.M stating that he is a prisoner of war in Germany. M'M. C. H. Mew, Tyd raw, Bouyajiaeai, has received a postcard from her hus- band, Loe.-Corpl. C. H. Mew, stating that he is a prisoner of war ia Germany. Loe.- Cpl. Mew hes been twice wounded. Private Chaliacombe. of the machine gun section, who was recently reported as missing, has now been reported a prisoner of war. His father is caretaker of the Swansea Chamber of Commerce. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lewis, 32, Water- loo-terrace, Carmarthen, have heard from their son, Corpl. Arthur Lewis, Royal Inniekilling Fusiliers, stating that he is a prisoner of war at Cassell, Germany. Mrs. Taylor, Maeeteg Lodge, St. Thomas, Swansea, has received a post- card from her husband, Pte. George Tay- lor, of the Machine-gun Corps, stating that he is a prisoner of war in Germany. Mrs. Hurford, of Edward-street, Swan- sea, has received news from her husband, Fte. Hurford, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, stating that hp has been wounded in the 6tomach, and he is a prisoner of war in Germany. Pte. H. Jones, son of Mrs. Jones, 18, Somerset-place, Swansea, was captured by the enemy on March 23rd—his birth- day. At the time he was wounded in the head and leg. He states that he is get- ting oil splendidly. Mr. Robert Isaac, Highland-crescent, Neath Abbey, has received a card from his son, Pte. Idris Isaac, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, informing him that he is a pri- I soner of war in Germany. He has been reported missing for some weeks. Anxiety regarding the fate of Pte. Sam. Penington. formerly clerk under the Am- manford Colliery Co.. has now been al- layed by the news which Mr. W. Colehaw, Pentwyn-road. received from him on Monday, to the effect that he is a pris- oner of war. We recently announced that Captain Mebiyie Griffith Jones, Durham Light InfiWry (son of Mr. Griffith Jones, J.P.. barrister-at-law, Swar-sea), was missing. A communication has been received from him in his own handwriting in which he states that he is a prisoner in Germany, After many days of the greatest aiixiety definite intimation was received cn Tuesday that Major D. Percy Davies, son of Ald. David Davies. editor of the South Wales Daily Post," Swansea, and Capt. Arthur Lucas, eon of Mr. A. S. T. Lucas, auctioneer, Sw qt mi ,"7,<1tJl'»" 4 :r.;w7!?\ Loe.-cpl. Brinley R, of the Somer- set Light Infantry, ha6 written to his parents at 73, Fleet-street, Swansea, in- timating that he is quite well and a pri- soner of war in Germany. He has seen th ree years' service in France, and prior to joining up he was employed as a painter by Mr. Harding, builder, Up- lands, Swansea.
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COMMISSIONS & DECORATIONS The Military Medal has been awarded to Pte. J. Duffy, Welsh Guards, Swansea. Pte. Henry John Slee, of No. 81, St. Helen's-avonue, Swansea, has been awarded the Military Medal, At St. Agnes Church. port Talbot, on Thursday night, a reception was given to Sergt. Sidney Ca.rr, Blodwen-street, Aber- avon. Corpl. Dick Bevan, Welsh Regiment, of Penydre, Neath, has been presented with the D.C.M. on the field. He is the third Penydre boy to gain this honour. Staff-Sergt. B. Davies, of Cynghordy- fach, Clydach, has just obtained a commission in the sanitary section of the R.A.M.C. Lieutenant Davies, who is a B-Sc., was formerly science master at Port Talbot. Higher Elemen- tary Schools and joined a sanitary section which was formerly attached to a Welsh Division, a little over three years ago. He has been in Fr inge about 2i YMrs He was recommended for a commission by the former captain of his section (Capt, D. L. Williams, of Cardiff), for the excellent services he rendered in connec- tion with the supply of pure water for the troops in France.
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MR. & MRS. J. S. L. ROBERTS.i Surgeon and Mrs. J. S. L. Egberts, whose wedding took place on Tl=" I Surgeon Roberts is the only son of Dr. I J. S. H. and Mrs. Roberts, Picton Villa, Swansea, and has been acting as tempor- ary surgeon in the Navy, having spent some considerable time with the Fleet.
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A clear illustration of the acute tonsien j in tin is afforded by the fact that anotber o820 per ton was added to tho price in the past week to < £ 350, with not the least sign I of relief yet in tbp way of iU&Bg trade J1 r^TlijrW ￼ A)??. .? L I
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Capt. Jas. Preston, who has been eloc- ed chairman of Mar g a In Urbark Council, has been a member of the Council since its formation. He hatt been the chairman of the Neath Board of Guardians and Assessment Com- mittee, Commander of Port Talbot Pilotage Board sinoe its establishment, and an Overseer of Margam Parish.
MRS. GERTRUDE TENNANT. The death occurred on Saturday, ia -be- 99th year, of a notable survivor of the grandes dames of the nineteenth century, Mrs. Gertrude Tennant, of 2. Richmond-terrace, Whitehall. She was the eldest daughter of Vice- Admiral Henry The<xlosius Browne Col- lier (1791-1872). She was born on Novem- ber 4, 1819, at Newcastle Lodge, Galway, her father, the admiral, being at that time stationed in the vicinity. At the age of 27, she was married to Mr. Charles Tennant (1796-1873) M.P. for St. Albans, D.L., County Glamorgan, of 2, Rich- mond-terrace, Whitehall, and Cadoxton Lodge near Neath, whom she had first met in Paris, when only five years old, ab the house of the celebrated Cuvier. Charles Tennant was a great philanthro- oist. interested in all that tended to the real improvement of the people, and, at the titles of some of his books indicate, an authority on finance statistics, and economics. He completed the construc- tion of the Tennant Canal, begun by his father. Mr. George Tennant (1765-1832). J.P.. D.L., of Cadoxton Lodge, in 1817. and finished by June. 1824. Retaining her remarkable memory fop de tails until the last (taiys the "Times"), Mrs. Tennant could recall, in the present' year. her father and mother frequently dining with Louis Philippe, who was liv-. ing quietly in the Bois de Boulogne, and having herself, as a child, danced at the Court of Charles X (who reigned from 1821 to 1830). on after the marriage in Westminster. Abbey, on July 12. 1890. of her daughter. Dorothy Tennant, already distinguished ttfi, an artist to Sir H. M. Stanley, the ex- plorer, Mrs. Tennant accompanied them on a highly successful lecturing tour through the United States and Canada. Mrs. Tennanfs surviving children,- ar« an only son, Mr. Charles Coombe Ten- nant, J.P., Cadoxton Lodge, whoae eldest son, George Christopher Serccold Ten- nant. second lieutenant, Welsh Guards, a brilliant Greek scholar at Winchester, was killed by shell fire at the third battla of Y pre-s on September 4, 1917;, and threa daughters, Alice, Lady Stanley, and Eveleen, widow of F. W. H. Myers, the founders of the Psychical Research fc-undrr,, of tho Psychical Research Society.
Inspector JartieU James, of Treherbert, who succeeds Inspector John Davies (trans- ferred to Penarth) at Mumbles. Printed and Published by the Swansea. Pr. Ltd.. at Leader Bqildlnga Sjraaeea^