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

John Henry Davies

Birth: 1894
Death: 31/5/1916
Regiment: 11881 Able Seaman Royal Navy
Battles: Jutland
Killed: 31/5/1916 at Battle of Jutland


John was born to John, a bricklayer and Jane and lived with them, and a brother & a sister in School lane. He was killed when his ship, HMS Defence was struck by a German torpedo and sunk shortly after. His ship was instrumental in the sinking of the Wiesbaden. He is commemorated in Llanllwchaiarn Church.

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