NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
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Reginald (Rex) Pryce-Jones

Birth: 1896
Death: 18/11/1916
Regiment: Lieut. 50th Battalion Alberta Regiment of Canada
Battles: Western Front
Killed: 18/11/1916 on Somme

 

He was son of Albert W (previous record) & Rosina Ida (Gibson). The family emigrated to Canada fto run a subsidiary of the family business. He was musket officer & was mentioned in despatches, in Gazette issue 30107, 1.6.1917, p 5427. He was hit by a shell on 18/11/1916 and died of his wounds. He was buried at the Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme. He is commemorated in St David's & Llanllwchaiarn Churches.

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