Wythnos/week 79: 4-10 Chwefror/February 1916

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Yr wythnos yma gweler lluniau o’r brodyr Edwards o Langwyryfon. Bu son am y teulu’r wythnos ddiwetha’ o’r Cambrian News. Gweler hefyd lun o Preifet David J. Jones o Ffair Rhos, – bu son am yntau hefyd yr wythnos ddiwetha’.

Parha a wneir trafodaethau ynglŷn â chynnal yr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yn Aberystwyth yn 1916.

Mae Mrs James, Compton House, Llanbedr pont Steffan wedi derbyn llythyr oddi wrth ei mab, Preifet J. T. James yn son am ei brofiadau yn y rhyfel.

Cynhaliwyd cyfarfod o ffermwyr yn ysgol Penparc. Maent yn achwyn am ddiffyg gweithwyr amaethyddol.

Ceir mwy o newyddion yn War Items am ddynion o ardal Aberteifi,- Ronw Hughes ag Edgar Rees o Aberteifi; Benjamin John o Flaenffos; T. O. Jones o Lechryd.

Diflas yw cofnodi marwolaethau John Gale Southby a David Davies,- y ddau yn marw o’u clwyfau.

This week there are photographs of the Edwards’ boys of Llangwyryfon who were also mentioned in the previous week’s Cambrian News. There is also a photograph of Private David J. Jones of Ffair Rhos (again mentioned in previous week’s Cambrian News) who has received the Distinguished Conduct medal and Russian Order of St. George.

Discussions continue with regard to Aberystwyth holding the 1916 National Eisteddfod.

Sergeant James of Lampeter writes home to his mother of his experiences at the front.

Farmers are complaining of great hardships owing to the scarcity of labour available whilst War Items has further reports regarding men of Cardigan area.

Sadly there are 2 losses to report: John Gale Southby who had been wounded at Gallipoli and David Davies who was injured in the Givenchy area and died of his wounds.

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Colledigion/Losses

1 Chwefror/February 1916

John Gale Southby, born Middlesex, resided Trebared, Cardigan, age 21. Private, Welsh Regiment

8 Chwefror/February 1916

David Davies of Aberystwyth, resided Tonypandy, age 35. Private, Royal Welch Fusiliers

 

 

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Wythnos/Week 22: 29 Rhagfyr/December 1914-4 Ionawr/January 1915

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Mae plant Llanbedr Pont Steffan wedi casglu £1 tuag at Gronfa Plant Amddifad Gwlad Belg, ac yn y ‘Cardigan and Tivyside’ ceir rhestr o wŷr Castellnewydd Emlyn a’r cyffiniau sy’n gwasanaethu eu gwlad.  Mae’r arwydd ‘Not at Home’ yn rhan o gasgliad John Alaska Davies a gedwir yn Archifdy Ceredigion, a chyhoeddwyd ‘Christmas, 1914’ gan Eos Merwydd yn hwn, rhifyn Rhagfyr 25 o’r Cardigan and Tivyside.

Children in Lampeter have collected £1 towards the Belgian Orphan Fund and the men of Newcastle-Emlyn area who are serving their country are listed in the ‘Cardigan and Tivyside’.  The ‘Not at Home’ sign is to be found in the ‘John Alaska Davies collection’ held in Ceredigion Archives, and ‘Christmas, 1914’ by Eos Merwydd is published in this, the December 25th edition of the Cardigan and Tivyside.

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Colledigion / Casualties

1 Ionawr / January 1915

Thomas William Walters, aged 38. Buried in Cardigan. Private, Welsh Regiment.