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

William Ernest Pryce-Jones

Birth: 29/12/1867
Death: 1949
Regiment: Lieut. Royal Artillery + 5th battalion SWB

 

He attended Cambridge University and was a Welsh soccer international. 5 international football caps for Wales at football 1887-1890.  Forward (1884-1897) for: Shrewsbury School; Jesus College, Cambridge; and Newtown.  "Mr Ernest", the son of Sir Pryce Victor Pryce-Jones, owner of the Royal Welsh Warehouse woollen manufacturing business and one time MP, was a more accomplished footballer than his brother AW Pryce-Jones.  He served with the South Wales Borderers for 5 years from 1897 but then worked for the family firm until it was taken over in 1937.

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