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Western Mail (Cardiff) Men serving Aug 1915


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I was doing some sorting out at the weekend, looking for a file I put up in the loft months ago and came across another file I thought memebrs of the forum might be interested in.

One of my interests is the 6th battalion Welsh Regt ( TF) when i first started researching the battalion I spent some time going through the local Swansea paper ( South Waes Daily Post, now caled the Evening Post). At the time I was working for the Western Mail Newspaper the broad sheet paper of Wales. Whilst looking at the microfils of the paper, one article refered to some more pictures in the Western Mail.

Whilst looking through the Western Mail I found a full page article about the men working for the Western Mail who had joined the colours, the article is a full page broad sheet page with pictures of each man and what unit he was serving with and his job title with the paper. Date is 16th Aug 1915.

THe men named are :-

ANDERSON. J, Sapper, RE - Circulation

APPLETON. CHAS, Bombardier, RGA - Binder

AUSTIN. H. L/Cpl, RFA - Compositor

BAKER. F. Sgt, 2nd Batt Welsh Regt - Commercial Dept

BAKER. T. Pte, 10th Rifle Bde - Cutter

BAKERSVILLE. J. H. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt, Binder

BARLET. W. A, Pte, RAMC - Machine Dept

BENSON. K, Seaman, Naval Div - Machine Dept

BURNELL. E. G. Gunner, 25796, RFA - Reader( KIA 22/4/1917)

BUTT. Percy Sydney, Pte, 23600, 16th Batt Welsh Regt - Monotype Dept (KIA 31/7/1917)

CHAPPLE. R. D. Sapper, RE - Machine Dept

CLARK. G, Sgt, KRR - Circulation

CLARKE. D. 16th Batt Welsh Regt - Machine Dept

CLARKE. W, Seaman, RND - Machine Dept

COLE. T. H. QMS, KSLI - Sub Editor

DAVIDSON. William Pte, RFA - Foundry

DAVIES. . E. Pioneer, RE - Commercial Dept

DAVIES. Dan, 2nd Lieut. 19th Welsh

DAVIES. S. Trevor, 7th Batt Welsh Regt - Linotype Dept

DOUBLER. J. , Pte, 17th Batt Welsh Regt - Circulation

DUTTON. A. Pte, 7th Welsh Regt - Compositor

FORSEY. William. Pte, ASC - Dispatch Room

FRENCH. J. Gunner, RGA - Compositor

GARRETT. F. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Compositor

GILLETT. C. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Binder

GOMM. W. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Machine Dept

GOODMAN. A. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Circulation

GREENLAND. A. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Compositor

HALL. G. W. Pioneer, Re - Advertising

HANNAN. B. Pte, 1st Batt Welsh Regt 0 Circulation

HAVILAND. J. Pte, ASC- CIRCULATION

HAWKINS. H. C. J, Inns of Court OTC - Photoengraving Dept

HAWKINS. C. V. Staff Sgt, ASC - Sub Editor

HOBBS. O. Sapper, RE, - Watchman

HOBBS. E, Pte, WG- Machine Dept

HOPKINS. T. H. Sgt, 1st Batt Monmouthshire ,. RE - Reporter( Newport)

HOPKINS. Richard. Pte, 6th South Lancashire Regt - Machine Dept

HOWARD. E. J. Rifleman, KRR - Commercial Dept

HUGHES Morgan. Capt, 2nd SWB - Director of The Western Mail

HUZZEY. William. A, Siginaler, RE - Binder

JEVNEY. W. Bombadier, RGA - Monotype Dept

JOHN. Albert, Sapper, RE - Machine Dept

JOHNS. L. C. Pte - RGA - Reader

JONES. S. G. Pioneer, RE - Linontype Dept

JONES. J. P. Staff Sgt, ASC - Photo Engraving Dept

KEENE David, seaman, RND - Machine Dept

KENNEDY. R. J. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Reporter (Newport)

LEWIS. E. W. CQMS, 12th Batt Welsh Regt - Linotype Dept

LEWIS. E. W. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Reporter

MAIN David, Seaman, RND - Foundry

MARTIN. Conrad. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Stores

MARTIN. J. H. Pte, ASC - Case room

MATHEWS. A. Pte, RE - Advertising

MATOCK. W. Pte, RAMC - Machine Dept

MATTOCK. W. Rifleman - 10th Batt Rifle Brigade - Machine Dept

MULLIGAN. L. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Docks Reporter

NORMAN. J. ?, ASC (Naval Div) - Swansea Office

OSTLER. R. F. F. Pioneer, RE - Case room

OWEN. H. Pte, 5th Batt Welsh Regt - Circulation

OWEN. T. J. Pte, RAMC - Circulation

PENNINGTON. M. J. Bandsman, 6th Batt Gloucester Regt - Compositor

PERKINS. J. A. S. Trooper, GIY - Reader

PHILLIPS. R. T. Trooper, 2nd Dragoon Guards - Linotype

PREECE. H. Cpl, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Circulation Dept

QUICKE David. Seaman, RND - Publishing (Swansea)

REES. G. Pte, RGA - Foundry

RILEY. W. Pte, 1st Devon's - Circulation

SLADE. A. D. Lance Sgt, 19th Batt Welsh Regt - Branch Manager Merthyr

SLADE. T. Pte, 17th batt Welsh Regt - Circulation

SMITH. W. R. Pte, RAMC - Machine Dept

STACEY. W. T. Pte, RAMC - Reader

SULLEY. W. Pte, 16th Batt Welsh Regt - Foundry

SWIFT. P. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Timekeeper

THOMAS Jabez. Pte, 7th Batt Royal Munster Fusiliers - Inspector

THORNE. W. Pte, ASC - Circulation

TRIBLE. H. Pte, ASC, - Machine Dept

VICKERY. F. Pte, 17th Batt Welsh Regt - Stereotyping

WEBBER. E. Seaman, Royal Navy - Machine Room

WHILEY. E. Seaman, RND - Foundry

WHILEY. W. Pte, 9th Batt Welsh Regt - Circulation Dept

WHITE. F. Pte, 16th Batt Welsh Regt - Machine Dept

WILLIAMS Ivor, Seaman, RND - Swansea Office

WILLIAMS. G. R. Pte, 11th Batt Welsh Regt - Commercial Dept

WILLIAMS. W. F. Pte, Welsh Cyclist Scouts - Reporter

WOODS. T. Sapper, RE - Watchman

YOUNG. H. W. Gunner, RFA - Lithographic

If anybody would like a photocopy of an individual man or a scann, please PM me. I have done very basic research ( two men KIA) on the names but this is another 'project' I have to do.

Simon

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Simon

Thanks very much for this very interesting list. Quite a lot served in the Cardiff Pals (11th Welsh) I notice, as well as a few in the City Bn (16th Welsh).

I've made a quick search through my records and can add the following Cardiff men to your list of those who died:

Capt. Dan Davies, 10th Welsh, dow 10.9.17 (WM staff)

Able Seaman David Keene, Hood Bn. RND, kia 26.10.17 (machine-room)

L/Cpl. William Sulley, 16th Welsh, kia 27.8.17 (Evening Express -WM evening paper in 1915)

Pte. Fred James White, 16th Welsh, kia 11.11.17 (machine-room apprentice).

Gwyn

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[Gwyn,

thanks for the update, and doing the work for me. It is just one of those jobs I have never got round to doing.

There is a great memorial in the Western Mail building to those who servered and were killed or died. It is about 4 feet high and about 8 feet long, and very well pianted - they are as follows :-

1st Column

ALEXANDER Harry

ALLEN. A. C

ALLSOP.C

ANCLIFFE. E

APPLETON. C

AUSTIN. H. G

BAKER. F. J

BAKER. T

BAKERSVILLE. J. H

BARTLETT. W

BEARDMORE. A

BENSON. K

BICKLEY. J. T

BINDON. J. H

BURNELL.E

BUTT. P

2nd Column

CHAPMAN. W

CHAPPLE. R. W

CLARK.W

CLARKE. D

CAOKLEY. F. E

COLE. T. H

COLLINS. A

CRIDDLE. A. O

DANIELS. W.G

DAVIES. DAN

DAVIES. S. T

DAVIES. W

DAVISON. W

DIMERY, HARRY

DIMOND.S

DREHER. T. G

DULLEY. W

DYER.S.C

ELISE. W.J

ELLNEY. A

3rd Column

EVANS.A

EVANS.O

FIELDS.E

FORSEY.W

FRANKLAND.S.G

FRENCE.J

GAMBLES.S

GARDINER.T

GIFFORD.G.H

GILES.C

GILLETT.C

GILMAN.W

GREEDY.G

GREENLAND.A

GRIFFITHS.A

HALL.G

HARRIS.H

4th Column

HARRIS.P

HASSETT.J

HWKINS.C.V

HAWKINS.J.H

HOBBS.E

HOBBS.O

HOLLYMAN.A

HOPKINS.T.H

HOWE.J

HOWELL.W

HUMPHRIES. IDWAL.M

HUZZEY. W

IMPEY.T

JAMES.W.R

JARVIS.W

5th Column

JENVEY.W

JOBBINS.E.L

JOHN.A

JOHNS. LEN

JOHNS STANLEY

JOHNSTON. C. C

JONES. ARTHUR.I

JONES.F.A

JONES. GRIFF

JONES.O

KEEN.D

KENNEDY. R.J

LAWTON.F.BERT

LEACH.E

6th Column

LEWIS.A.A

LEWIS.D.W

LEWIS.E.W

LEWIS.J.B

LEWIS.W.D

LLOYD.C

LLOYD.F

MAIN. DAVID

MARSHALL.J.H

MARTIN.J.H

MATTHEWS.A

MORGAN.H.B

MULLIGAN.I.A.H

7th Column

NELISH.A

NORMAN.J

OSLER.R.F

PERKINS. JAMES

PHILLIPS.E

PHILLIPS.R.T

PICKARD.H.L

PITCHER.C.E

PRICE.J

REES.G

REES HAROLD

REES.T

REES TRACY

REGAN. KATHLEEN

RILEY.D

ROBERTS.H

ROBERTS.T

8th Column

SHIPTOM.L.B

SIMPSON.S

SLADE.A.O

SMITH.W.R

STACEY.W.T

STANIFORTH.A.V

STEVENS.A.W

STUDD.G.J

SWIFT.P

THOMAS.I.MACKINZE

THOMAS.J

THOMAS.R

THORNE.A.W

TREBBLE.E

UZZELL.A

WEBBER.E

WHEELER.A.E

WHILEY.E

9th Column

WHITE.J

WILKINS.S

WILLIAMS.S

WILLIAMS.S

WILLIAMS.D

WILLIAMS.G.R

WILLIAMS.J

WILLIAMS.W.F

WILLING.F.J

WRIGHT.F

YOUNG.E.H

YOUNG.H

YOUNG.R

Those in bold are the names are in gold lettring on the memorial, I take it that these must be those who died, but again I have never got round to looking them up.

If anybody is after a picture of the memorial please PM me with your e-mail address and will send a copy on.

Hope this helps - Simon

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