Welsh Voices of the Great War, St Fagans.

Material from the First World War collected at the St Fagans roadshow
The cap badge was found in a field near Newport, South Wales. The inscription reads UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT - everywhere, where duty and glory lead.
William Hughes writes about the first month spent fighting the enemy in France.
William Hughes writes about the first month spent fighting the enemy in France.
William Hughes writes about his experiences in France during the Great War. He refers to landscape and his longing to come home.
William Hughes writes about his experiences in France during the Great War.
William Hughes writes about his experiences in France during the Great War.
William Hughes writes about his experiences in France during the Great War.
David Thomas known as 'Dai Slogger' was born on Ilan Road, Abertridwr. He was a boxing trainer and a miner and was amongst the first to volunteer from Abertridwr in 1914. He served with the Royal Field Artillery - 7th Reserve Battery. David carried...
David Thomas known as 'Dai Slogger' was born on Ilan Road, Abertridwr. He was a boxing trainer and a miner and was amongst the first to volunteer from Abertridwr in 1914. He served with the Royal Field Artillery - 7th Reserve Battery. He was a renowned...
David Thomas known as 'Dai Slogger' was born on Ilan Road, Abertridwr. He was a boxing trainer and a miner and was amongst the first to volunteer from Abertridwr in 1914. He served with the Royal Field Artillery - 7th Reserve Battery. He was a renowned...
Hiram Davies of ______ was a sergeant in the 13th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers.
These five young men from Cwmllynfi enlisted with the 10th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers on 11 November 1914. They travelled to France in November 1915. Hiram Davies (back, left) and Illtyd Williams (front, left) were stepbrothers. The names of...
Hiram Davies from Cwmllynfi enlisted with the 10th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers on 11 November 1914. He travelled to France in November 1914 to fight on the Western Front. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1918.
The 10th Welsh Fusiliers travelled to France in November 1915. Hiram Davies from Cwmllynfi can be seen standing fourth from the left.
Albert Joseph Rees was born at 2 Gwendoline Terrace, Cwmfelin, Maesteg and enlisted in Newport. He was the cousin of Hiram Davies, who lived with his grandmother in number 3, and whose mother lived in number 1. While Hiram enlisted with the 10th Regiment...
Sergeant Hiram Davies of the 10th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers is sitting in the second row, second from the left.
Hiram Davies from Cwmllynfi enlisted with the 10th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers on 11 November 1914. He travelled to France in November 1914 to fight on the Western Front. He was promoted to Sargeant in 1918. Every page that includes handwritten...
Arthur Thomas was born in Cardiff on 16 September 1891. He was the son of William Thomas, a labourer in the local shipyards who was originally from Bristol and his wife, Sarah, who was a native of Cardiff. He had one younger sister named Mary. The family,...
These sergeants and officers were presumably members of the 38th Divisional Train of the Welsh Army Corps. The only soldier identified in the photograph is Sgt John Rees Owen who is standing further right in the back row. Owen was born in the Rhondda...
Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel – Becourt. His wife Kate lived at 74, St. Peter's...
This letter was written by Thomas before the outbreak of war in which he mentions his intended marriage to Kate. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill...
Thomas writes to inform Gladys his sister that he has been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was...
The newspaper referrers to Thomas Green's bravery in rescuing three wounded men from danger while fighting in France. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill...
Billy Daniel writes to Gladys, Thomas' sister. In his letter Billy referrers to Thomas' Distinguished Conduct Medal. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill...
Kate informs Gladys that she has received word that Thomas is believed to be wounded. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt...
Kate referrers to the death of her husband Thomas Green in the letter to her sister in law, Gladys. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was...
Mrs Jones writes a letter of condolence to Thomas' parents. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military Cemetery,...
Glen Vance writes a letter of condolence to his sister in law Gladys. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military...
Kate Green 74, St. Peter's Road, Great Yarmouth was the wife of Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He's buried at Becourt Military Cemetery,...
Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel – Becourt. His wife Kate lived at 74, St. Peter's...
Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel – Becourt. His wife Kate lived at 74, St. Peter's...
Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel – Becourt. His wife Kate lived at 74, St. Peter's...
The cap badge was found in a field near Newport, South Wales. The inscription reads UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT - everywhere, where duty and glory lead.
William Hughes writes about the first month spent fighting the enemy in France.
William Hughes writes about the first month spent fighting the enemy in France.
William Hughes writes about his experiences in France during the Great War. He refers to landscape and his longing to come home.
William Hughes writes about his experiences in France during the Great War.
William Hughes writes about his experiences in France during the Great War.
William Hughes writes about his experiences in France during the Great War.
This letter was written by Thomas before the outbreak of war in which he mentions his intended marriage to Kate. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill...
Thomas writes to inform Gladys his sister that he has been awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was...
The newspaper referrers to Thomas Green's bravery in rescuing three wounded men from danger while fighting in France. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill...
Billy Daniel writes to Gladys, Thomas' sister. In his letter Billy referrers to Thomas' Distinguished Conduct Medal. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill...
Kate informs Gladys that she has received word that Thomas is believed to be wounded. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt...
Kate referrers to the death of her husband Thomas Green in the letter to her sister in law, Gladys. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was...
Mrs Jones writes a letter of condolence to Thomas' parents. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military Cemetery,...
Glen Vance writes a letter of condolence to his sister in law Gladys. Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military...
Kate Green 74, St. Peter's Road, Great Yarmouth was the wife of Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He's buried at Becourt Military Cemetery,...
Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel – Becourt. His wife Kate lived at 74, St. Peter's...
Second Lieutenant Thomas Green of the Royal Garrison Artillery died on 28 October 1916 aged 29. He was the son of Thomas Green, Blackpill Swansea. He was buried at Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel – Becourt. His wife Kate lived at 74, St. Peter's...
David Thomas known as 'Dai Slogger' was born on Ilan Road, Abertridwr. He was a boxing trainer and a miner and was amongst the first to volunteer from Abertridwr in 1914. He served with the Royal Field Artillery - 7th Reserve Battery. David carried...
David Thomas known as 'Dai Slogger' was born on Ilan Road, Abertridwr. He was a boxing trainer and a miner and was amongst the first to volunteer from Abertridwr in 1914. He served with the Royal Field Artillery - 7th Reserve Battery. He was a renowned...
David Thomas known as 'Dai Slogger' was born on Ilan Road, Abertridwr. He was a boxing trainer and a miner and was amongst the first to volunteer from Abertridwr in 1914. He served with the Royal Field Artillery - 7th Reserve Battery. He was a renowned...
Hiram Davies of ______ was a sergeant in the 13th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers.
These five young men from Cwmllynfi enlisted with the 10th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers on 11 November 1914. They travelled to France in November 1915. Hiram Davies (back, left) and Illtyd Williams (front, left) were stepbrothers. The names of...
Hiram Davies from Cwmllynfi enlisted with the 10th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers on 11 November 1914. He travelled to France in November 1914 to fight on the Western Front. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1918.
The 10th Welsh Fusiliers travelled to France in November 1915. Hiram Davies from Cwmllynfi can be seen standing fourth from the left.
Albert Joseph Rees was born at 2 Gwendoline Terrace, Cwmfelin, Maesteg and enlisted in Newport. He was the cousin of Hiram Davies, who lived with his grandmother in number 3, and whose mother lived in number 1. While Hiram enlisted with the 10th Regiment...
Sergeant Hiram Davies of the 10th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers is sitting in the second row, second from the left.
Hiram Davies from Cwmllynfi enlisted with the 10th Regiment of the Royal Welch Fusiliers on 11 November 1914. He travelled to France in November 1914 to fight on the Western Front. He was promoted to Sargeant in 1918. Every page that includes handwritten...
Arthur Thomas was born in Cardiff on 16 September 1891. He was the son of William Thomas, a labourer in the local shipyards who was originally from Bristol and his wife, Sarah, who was a native of Cardiff. He had one younger sister named Mary. The family,...
These sergeants and officers were presumably members of the 38th Divisional Train of the Welsh Army Corps. The only soldier identified in the photograph is Sgt John Rees Owen who is standing further right in the back row. Owen was born in the Rhondda...
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