Welsh church seeks families of local WWI soldiers

large_000000-1.jpg

Members of the South Wales Borderers on the Western Front (Imperial War Museum)

Members of the congregation of a Welsh church are looking for relatives of two former parishioners who served in the First World War.

Llanmerewig Church in Powys is hoping to trace family members to attend a service to unveil a new memorial that commemorates the pair.

Private Thomas Clement Evans served with the South Wales Borderers and died aged 35 on 14 February 1919. He was the husband of Mary Ann Evans, of Brook Cottage, Llanmerewig.

John Albert Edward Parry died on 9 September 2020. He was a member of the Montgomeryshire Yeomanry during the war.

For more information email: cwmmule@hotmail.co.uk

This entry was posted in News, Soldiers of the Great War and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s