HistoryPoints News

Jun 11, 2021

From GIs and PoWs to rugby

Carmarthen Athletic's rugby ground in Johnstown has a fascinating history, which you can now discover by using your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at the entrance. Royal Marines, then American GIs ...

camped at the site in the 1940s. After the soldiers left to liberate France from the Nazis, the camp held prisoners of war who worked on local farms. You can see our information about the camp here, and our brief history of Carmarthen Athletic here