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May 17, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

When a Norwegian ship's lifeboat arrived at Llangrannog, Ceredigion, in December 1917, villagers quickly lit fires in their homes and fetched dry clothes. One of the sailors had died of exposure after a U-boat sank ...

May 14, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

Research by the Merchant Navy Association (Wales) has revealed 18 additional Bangor men who died in the Second World War as a result of serving on merchant shipping. They are not named on the city's war ...

May 7, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

A Brecon baker landed in court several times before, during and after the First World War on various charges, including cruelty to the horse which delivered his bread. The driver of the cart, William Howcroft, was ...