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Oct 31, 2013

Businessman's sad trip to the Palace

A Llandudno furniture retailer went to Buckingham Palace in 1945, to collect the Military Cross awarded posthumously to ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriClark

his only son, John Rhydwen Jones. John had trained to follow his father into the furniture trade, but soon he was demonstrating great skill and courage in battle. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre avec Palme in 1943. For more of his story, scan the QR codes in the window of the William Glover furniture shop in Llandudno - where the Rhydwen Jones & Davies shop was located. Or click here