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

Ernest R Williams

Death: 8/8/1915
Regiment: Pte Army
Battles: Eastern Front
Killed: 8/8/1915

 

Ernest had lived in Sheaf Street. He was one of 4 men killed by a sniper (See also Albert Jordan) while taking cover behind a hedge. He was shot in the head & became the 1st Newtown man killed in the war. He is commemorated in St David's Church and Baptist Chapel. 

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