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

James Roberts

Birth: 1894
Death: 29/4/1915
Regiment: L/cpl 10422- 3rd Battalion SWB
Battles: China & Gallipoli
Killed: 29/4/1915 in Gallipoli


James was a son of Reuben, harpist & Ellen (Wood) & garndson of John Roberts(harpist) He had 8 brothers & lived in Crescent Street . He served in China where he was involved in the capture of Tsing Tau , then sent to Gallipoli, where he was killed . He is commemorated there on the Helles Memorial.

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