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

Eric Lawrence Talbot

Birth: 1883
Death: 24/10/1914
Regiment: Lieut.3457 - 7th Battalion RWF
Battles: Western Front
Killed: 24/10/1914 at Ypres

 

Eric was a son of John Arthur, solicitor, and Alice Buckley & lived at Milford Hall & Croesawdy. He had 3 sisters. He lived & worked in India & Egypt before the war, was killed in action near Ypres & buried in Ypres Town Cemetery. He was the first Newtown born man to die in the Western Front & is commemorated in St David's & Llanllwchaiarn Churches.

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