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

Norman Jones

Birth: 1887
Death: 10/6/1916
Regiment: Cpl 63499 Canadian Highlanders
Battles: Western Front
Killed: 10/6/1916 in France


Norman was a son of William, a wool sorter, & Christina (Collins) He had 3 sisters & 4 brothers (all brothers served in WW1) and lived in Frankwell St. He married Eleanor (Nell) Breeze & had a son. In 1913 he emigrated to Canada, to where it was planned that his wife and son would join him, but the war changed their plans. He served in France where he was shot & died of his wounds. He is commemorated in St David's & Llanllwchaiarn Churches and the Baptist Chapel.

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