Wythnos/Week 87: 31 Mawrth/March-6 Ebrill/April 1916

[English below]

Penderfynwyd gwahodd y Gwir Anrhydeddus D. Lloyd George a’r Gwir Anrhydeddus W.M. Hughes, prif weinidog Awstralia i fod yn llywyddion yng nghyfarfodydd Eisteddfodol.

Newyddion trist o Dalgarreg lle ceir adroddiad am hunan laddiad John Evans.

Yng Nghyfarfod Chwarterol y Pwyllgor y Cyd Bwyllgor Sefydlog penderfynwyd terfynu’r lwfans wyth swllt yr wythnos i rieni P.C. Thomas (rhif 4).

Mae Is-gapten Dr Tom Lloyd o Dregaron wedi cyrraedd Ffrainc tra bod Preifat J.R. Williams, y Tregaronian ieuengaf ar y ffrynt wedi bod pum mis yn Ffrainc.

Mae’r Cardigan and Tivyside wedi lleihau mewn maint oherwydd prinder papur.

Cynhelir cyngerdd ysmygu ynn Ngwesty’r Porth yn Llandysul ar gyfer T.D. Lloyd a’i ffrindiau.

Yn ystod yr wythnos gyntaf o Ebrill cafwyd 4 colled, -Thomas William Jones o Landysul yn marw o’i anafiadau; Samuel James o niwmonia (claddwyd yn Gapel Cynulleidfaol Glynarthen); David John Pugh yn ysbyty yn Bethune, Ffrainc; James Archbold yn Iraq.

The eighty seventh week of the war and photographs of the Gurney family of Aberystwyth are published in the Cambrian News as are photographs of other Aberystwyth soldiers, one of which is that of Private J. R. Davies who was killed in action on March 15th.

Private Jack Jenkins of Bontgoch is in hospital in France after being seriously wounded by a British high explosive shell that fell short.

Another meeting of the Aberystwyth Eisteddfod Executive Committee,- a decision is made to invite the Right Hon. D. Lloyd George and the Right Hon. W.M. Hughes, prime minister of Australia, to become presidents at Eisteddfod meetings.

The Cambrian News stores are selling rolls of honour.

Sadly, under Talgarreg there is a report on the death of John Evans, a farmer’s son who committed suicide. Apparently he feared being called up which seriously affected his mind.

A Quarterly meeting of the Standing Joint Committee is held at the Town Hall, Lampeter where it is decided that the allowance of 8s. a week made to the parents of P.C. Thomas (No 4) of the Welsh Guards should be discontinued.

Tregaron- Lieut. Dr Tom Lloyd of Tregaron has arrived safely in France whilst the youngest Tregaronian at the front, Private J.R. Williams has been in France for five months.

The Cardigan and Tivyside is reduced in size due to restrictions imposed.

Llandysul -Friends of third officer T.D. Lloyd, Saddlers’ Hall meet at a smoking concert at the Porth Hotel.

Sadly there are 4 losses in the first week of April.

[Rhowch glic ar luniau i’w gwneud yn fwy / Click images to enlarge]

 

Colledigion/Losses

1 Ebrill/April 1916

Thomas William Jones of Llandysul, aged 19. Private, Welsh Regiment

2 Ebrill/April 1916

Samuel James of Newcastle Emlyn, aged 20. Private, Welsh Guards

4 Ebrill/April 1916

David John Pugh of Llanbadarn, aged 31. Shoeing Smith, Royal Field Artillery

5 Ebrill/April

James Archbold of Llangoedmor, aged 29. Private, Lancashire Regiment

 

 

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