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LITTLE NEWCASTLE WAR MEMORIAL

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Mike Mansfield 2008

The memorial is a four sided column narrowing towards the top, standing on a square base. The whole stands on a brick base. The lettering is on slate fixed to the front of the brick base. The memorial stands by the roadside just outside the churchyard of St. Peter. (OS map ref. 157/SM980289)

IN MEMORIAM
1914 - 1918

EVANS
Benjamin George
Artificer Engineer, H.M.S. Queen Mary, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship 31st May 1916. Aged 34. Son of William Evans, of Martell Factory, Little Newcastle, Pembrokeshire; husband of K. S. Evans, of 31, Laburnum Grove, North End, Portsmouth. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 11.
HOWELLS
William L
Gunner 102610, 2nd (London) Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 22 August 1917. Aged 37. Born and resident Llanfairnnanty, Pembrokeshire, enlisted Letterson. Husband of Charlotte Howells, of Llanfair Cottage, Trecwm, Letterston, Pembrokeshire. Enlisted in the Royal Garrison Artillery on 11 November 1915, served from 7 June 1916 until his death. Posted to 37th Company 13 July 1916, then posted to ‘B’ Seige Depot 20 July 1916 and finally posted to the 2nd (London) Heavy Battery 9 June 1917. Buried in YPRES TOWN CEMETERY EXTENSION, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave lost. Special memorial 6. Also commemorated on a plaque in Mamre Chapel, Trecwn (closed in April 2007).
JONES
David
Private 48235, 7th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action 18th September 1918 in Salonika. Aged 26. Born Little Newcastle, enlisted Haverfordwest. Formerly 143621, Royal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.
THOMAS
James Lloyd
Private 285170, 2nd/6th Battalion (Territorials), Gloucestershire Regiment. Died 2nd December 1917. Aged 20. Born Little Necastle, enlisted Carmathen. Son of Arthur and Maria Thomas, of Little Newcastle, Letterston, Pembrokeshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 6.

1939-1945

JAMES
Frederick Albert
Private S/205569, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 23 October 1942. Aged 22. Born Penfeidr, in Ambleston Rural District 26 November, 1919. Son of Osborne and Diana (nee Thomas) James; husband of Phyllis Priscilla James, of Freystrop, Pembrokeshire; married January to March Quarter 1942 at Haverfordwest Register Office. Buried in FAYID WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 9.

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