Wythnos 64/week 64: 20-26 Hydref/October 1915

[English below]

Bydd yr elw o werthiant y llyfr The Land of my Fathers yn cael ei roi i Gronfa Cenedlaethol y Milwyr Cymreig.

Mae’r ‘Pavilion’ yn Aberteifi yn cynnal noson er budd morwyr tra bod gwobr o ddeg swllt yng nghystadleuaeth Charley Chaplin.

Yn ‘War Items’ yr wythnos yma mae Mr J. Ladd yn derbyn llythyr oddi wrth Preifat Jack Allen yn son am ei brofiadau yn y rhyfel a mae Mrs H. Jones yn derbyn llythyr hefyd oddi wrth ei mab. Bu farw Preifat John Owen yn ysbyty yn Aden a mae criw y llong ager y ‘Silverash’ yn ddiogel yn Malta.

Darllenir am effaith y rhyfel ar yr heddlu: prinder cwnstabliaid a’r newyddion trist am P. C. Thomas Davies sydd wedi ei anafu yn Loos. Collwyd R.B. Hinckesman a William Henry Russen. Bu farw W.H. Russen o loc-jo ar ol iddo gael damwain gyda peiriant dyrnu tra fod ar seibiant salwch.

Profits from the sale of The Land of my Fathers is to be given to the National Fund for Welsh Troops.

A benefit night is to be held at the Pavilion Cardigan on Monday whilst there is a prize of 10 shillings for the Charley Chaplin Competition on Wednesday night.

This week’s ‘War Items’:- Mr J. Ladd receives a letter from Private Jack Allen relating of his experiences with the 9th Welsh Regiment in France; Mrs H. Jones, Llechryd receives a letter from her son Lance-Corporal Thomas Jones; Private John Owen dies in hospital in Aden; the crew of the torpedoed steamship Silverash are safe and have been taken to Malta.

The County of Cardigan Standing Joint Committee refers to the impact of the War on the Force,- the shortage of Constables and the sad news that P.C. Thomas Davies (No 4) had been wounded at Loos and that nothing further has been heard of him.

2 Cardiganshire losses,- R B Hinckesman and William Henry Russen who dies of lock jaw following a threshing machine accident whilst on medical leave.

 

Colledigion/Losses

20 Hydref/October 1915

Richard Boycott Hinckesman of Trinity Rd. Aberystwyth age 28. Lance Corporal, King Edward’s Horse.

25 Hydref/October 1915

William Henry Russen of Cwmmarch, Llandysul, aged 20. Private, Welsh Regiment.

 

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