NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
Y DRENEWYDD YN COFIO Coffáu 100 mlynedd ar ôl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf

Albert Westhead Obe Td Pryce-Jones

Birth: 1870
Death: 1946
Regiment: 31439 Major, acting Lieut/Col-113rd battalion Lethbridge Highlanders infantry Regiment

 

1 international football cap for Wales 1895.  Winger (1884-1897) for: Shrewsbury School; Clare College, Cambridge; and Newtown (intermittently).  AW Pryce-Jones was the son of Sir Pryce Victor Pryce-Jones, owner of the Royal Welsh Warehouse (RWW) woollen manufacturing business and one time MP.  Pryce-Jones left Cambridge to become a director of the RWW, firstly in Wales and then with the Canadian subsidiary firm.  During the First World War he raised and led the Lethbridge (Calgary) Highlanders and commanded them in France. He was mentioned in despatches in March 1918

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