Earth from this hill now stands in a casket in the chambers of the Tredegar Urban District Council. But Emlyn does not so often. Sergeant Woodhouse won a DCM for capturing an enemy post single handed when its fire decimated his section. It first came into existence, as the 24th Regiment of Foot, in 1689, but was not called the South Wales Borderers until the Childers Reforms of 1881. 1919 - 2020 from Wales baron and visiting minister, was born on 5 December 1919, the son of Arthur Gwynne Jones and Eliza Alice, née Hardman, and educated at West Monmouth School. 2nd Battalion The Royal Welch Fusiliers at the capture of Pintha in Burma, 1944 Origins This unit was raised by Lord Henry Herbert at Ludlow in the Welsh Marches in March 1689. [18] The battalion had various postings, including at Peshawar until late 1902 when it was posted to Mean Meer outside Lahore. I am guessing that this man did military service in Egypt. The battler had been fought in intense heat and discomfort and it cost the battalion four officers and seventeen other ranks killed and fifty eight wounded, but had achieved its purpose. By July 1944, the Japanese army in Burma was being pressed from the east by the 14th Army from Manipur, by an American and Chinese force in the north and by the Chinese fron Yunan. 21st March 1944 Prisoner Captured. by Leeds Libraries. I’m Trev Jones from Birmingham, UK and now living in Wales. Thomas was born at Llanbrynmair in 1892, the son of Jonathan and Catherine Anne Jones. Matthews, decided to attempt to escape around the enemy and break through to British lines. 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers was raised in July 1940. For many personal stories from the veterans of the Burma Campaign, please visit the Burma Star Memorial Fund wesbite: burmastarmemorial.org/archive I expect Jean would ?============================to have some of the fruit. Welcome to a website I have created about the South Wales Borderers in 1914. I am guessing that this man did military … For this action, which cost the battalion eleven killed, Major Crew-Read commanding ‘B’ Company was awarded an MC and an Indian water carrier who helped evacuate wounded received an MM. Under The Reforms, The 24th Regiment Of Foot had its name changed, and became The South Wales Borderers on 1 July 1881. Based at Brecon the regiment recruited from the border counties of Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and Brecknockshire, but was not called the South Wales Borderers until the Childers Reforms of 1881. Men of the South Wales Borderers, 36th Infantry Division, march through Bahe on route for Mandalay, January 1945. In 1948 he married Dr Mona Mitchell. Grants to … The South Wales Borderers was formed on the 1st July 1881 from the 24th (the 2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot. He enlisted at Aberystwyth into the army, and was posted to Egypt, to join the 4th Battalion, South Wales Borderers, which was attached to 40 Brigade, 13th (Western) Division. In two and a half hours ‘B’ Company drove back the enemy and established themselves over the first tunnel. At this time the Victoria Cross (VC) was not awarded posthumously. A. As for the heat it does not brown you, but burns you if you show your body off to it. It served for 280 years until 1969, when it was merged into The Royal Regiment of Wales. The two Lieutenants attempted to escape by crossing the Buffalo River where the Colour fell and was lost downstream, later being recovered. REGINALD vic tor 4864908. Bertrand Jones who made the ultimate sacrifice at Sahmaw Chaung. I expect there is plenty of excitement over Nellie & Reggie getting married I bet there will be some beer there that day.I received a Air-Mail letter off Nancy last week. [2] The vast majority of the 1st Battalion was captured at sea by the French at the action of 3 July 1810 near the Comoro Islands; they had been on the East Indiamen Astell, Ceylon and Windham when a French frigate squadron captured the last two ships. The Japanese were in strong positions in a chaung with steep banks running at right angles to the line of advance. [16] This, understandably, led to the regiment having close links with South Wales. This changed in the early 1900s when both Lieutenants were awarded posthumous Victoria Crosses for their bravery. At the South Wales Borderers museum they said the SWB never served in Italy. The event, which ended at the town's Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, marked 60 years since the end of the conflict both in Europe and the Pacific. You was saying that you think Bryn has gone abroad. 5 … The South Wales Borderers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for 280 years. Picture Information. The 2nd Battalion was deployed to Burma and saw action in November 1885 during The Third Anglo-Burmese War. 1st Battalion. ... WW2 BOXED CASUALTY FOR BURMA. The 24th Regiment of Foot took part in the crossing of the Buffalo River on 11 January, entering Zululand. This portrait has graced the cover of several editions of Quartered Safe Out Here. [27] The 12th (Service) Battalion (3rd Gwent) landed at Le Havre as part of the 119th Brigade in the 40th Division in June 1916 for service on the Western Front. Thomas Howell Davies, Captain, South Wales Borderers. They poured fire on to the centre column and the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Cresswell and his staff had to crawl into a ditch only thirty yards from the enemy. [38], The regiment's battle honours were as follows:[1], As the 24th Foot the regiment wore first "willow green" and later "grass green" facings on the standard red coats of the British line infantry. [36] It arrived at Stanley Fort in Hong Kong in November 1963 to perform internal security duties. It first came into existence, as the 24th Regiment of Foot in 1689. initials. it shows that he had joined in 30/12/1895 at Pontymister South wales he had joined the 1st S.W. Well at the present moment it is raining cats and dogs. The end of World War II was in sight, but in Burma brutal fighting was still raging. It first came into existence, as the 24th Regiment of Foot in 1689. The 2nd Battalion was deployed to Burma and saw action in November 1885 during The Third Anglo-Burmese War. There were only two roads through the Arakan and one had been designed as a railway and ran through a series of tunnels from Maungdaw to Buthidaung on the Mayu River. 9. WW2 People's War ... After being commissioned I thought I’d go in the Gloucesters and they promptly put me back into the South Wales Borderers. The South Wales Borderers. If you don't know some of these just leave them blank. With the previously formed divisions mostly committed overseas in 1942, the army formed another four infantry divisions (23rd, 25th, 28th, 36th) and the 43rd Indian Armoured Division. The next day day a Sherman tank was brought up to fire into the mouth of the tunnel. [36], The regiment was amalgamated with the Welch Regiment to form the Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) in June 1969. The food is not so hot plenty of fruit but I have gone off that lot now. at Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift, 1879. [40], The colonels of the regiment were as follows:[41]. Thomas Morris Jones, Private, 27433, South Wales Borderers. This portrait has graced the cover of several editions of Quartered Safe Out Here. In this capacity the battalion sailed for Bombay in October 1942, and trained in India as a tank regiment until March 1943, when to the great disappointment of all ranks, it was reconverted to infantry. Regimental titles in italics indicate they were disbanded or renumbered before 1881. Plot 6.F.21. [13] The stand at Rorke's Drift was immortalised in the 1964 movie Zulu. [26][1], The 1st Battalion landed at Le Havre as part of the 3rd Brigade in the 1st Division with the British Expeditionary Force in August 1914 for service on the Western Front. [14], The regiment was not fundamentally affected by the Cardwell Reforms of the 1870s, which gave it a depot at The Barracks, Brecon from 1873, or by the Childers reforms of 1881 – as it already possessed two battalions, there was no need for it to amalgamate with another regiment. Regular Army. British forces had tried to capture the tunnels before but with little success, before the Welsh forces attacked. Badges: 1987-07-9: Six shoulder titles and three shoulder numerals, South Wales Borderers, 1943; associated with World War Two (1939-1945). The event, which ended at the town's Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, marked 60 years since the end of the conflict both in Europe and the Pacific. The regiment served in a great many … I would love to know where he was between 1895 and 1903 Thanking You Vivian Jenkins The Queen's colours were lost (although the Sikhs never claimed to have captured them… A parade and celebration to mark the anniversary of the end of World War II have taken place in Pontypridd, south Wales. The Royal Regiment of Wales Museum. H. 19.74 ELLIS Cpl. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for WW2 BOXED CASUALTY FOR BURMA. Borderers NO.5152 and was discharged on 9/12/1903 I can find no record of this Number His World War 1 Number is 13256 S.W.BORDERERS He also had the number TR/4/66 after he was wounded. I wonder also from the ledger what “A Catering Corps 17” means. It … "When the South Wales Borderers took it, they took it by storm," said Dr John … You are browsing in: Archive List > British Army. In 1969 the regiment was amalgamated with the Welch Regiment to form the Royal Regiment of Wales. [2] In 1782 it became the 24th (The 2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot. [1], The regiment was deployed to Egypt in the aftermath of the Battle of Abukir in March 1801; a 2nd Battalion was raised in 1804 which suffered heavy losses at the Battle of Talavera in July 1809 during the Peninsular War. The regiment was back on the Indian subcontinent in 1846 where it took part in the Second Sikh War. It’s addressed to his sister, Gladys and her husband Glyn. Old map of Pen-Yard, Merthyr showing Baden Terrace and the surrounding area. [4] Meanwhile, the 2nd Battalion was deployed to Palestine in 1936, returning home at the end of the year. $113.09 0 bids + $32.73 shipping . 102 Lance Serjeant William Isaac Batten 13th Battalion Welsh Regiment 16754 New Tredegar [6847] [NTStD] 10-Jul-16 1333 Private William J Bear 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regiment 19103 Ystrad Mynach[6803] 25-Sep-15 5140 Private Joseph Beatson B Reserve Battalion South Wales Borderers 11245 Bedwellty … ‘C’ Company’s leading section was wiped out except for its bren gunner who, with Lieutenant Harris and Sergeant Carr, attacked the enemy position, killing about ten Japanese, and enabling the company to take cover, but they could advance no further. Maybe between Feb 1940 to April 1942 he served with the SWB’s then was transferred to the Catering Corps in April 1942 till his discharge after the war, there he may … [9] During the battle Lieutenant-Colonel Pulleine ordered Lieutenants Coghill and Melvill to save the Queen's Colour—the Regimental Colour was located at Helpmekaar with G Company. © IWM (H 14064) If you can provide any additional information, especially on actions and locations at specific dates, please add it here. Thomas was born at Llanbrynmair in 1892, the son of Jonathan and Catherine Anne Jones. The battalion spent thirty six hours in an assembly area, drenched by rain and hidden in long grass only a thousand yards from the enemy, and in the early morning of 5th August, they began the attack – ‘A’ and ‘B’ Companies on the right flank, ‘C’ and ‘D’ on the left, and ‘HQ’ in the centre. Kelley, South Wales Borderers The WWII Military Medal group to Acting Corporal and later Major Peter Douglas Kelley South Wales Borderers was offered in our auction on Wednesday 12th August 2009 and it realised £2,875. The WWII Military Medal group to Acting Corporal and later Major Peter Douglas Kelley South Wales Borderers was offered in our auction on Wednesday 12th August 2009 and it realised £2,875. Deployment. 36 DIVISION. Died 19 August 1944 of wounds sustained during fighting by the 6th … 19th Sep 1944 Exercise 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers hide themselves in a laurel bush during a brigade exercise near Ballymena in Northern Ireland, 19th of September 1941. By 1901, Thomas was living with his Grandfather at Waungron Farm, Whitland, and he was educated at Whitland Grammar School. This infantry unit was created in 1881 and recruited in Camarthenshire, Glamorganshire and Pembrokeshire. WW2 People's War Homepage Archive List Timeline About This Site: Contact Us : Burma (King’s Own Scottish Borderes.) From Mogaung (on the Myitkima-Mandalay-Rangoon Railway) the battalion began a nine months march, the first hundred miles of which ran along a narrow corridor in thick jungle, in one of the world’s wettest and most unhealthy areas. South Wales Borderers 24th Regiment : This flagholder was found in New Jersey on a fairly recent tombstone. 6 SOUTH WALES BORDERERS. [33] Afterwards the battalion enjoyed a short rest and, on 22 September, moved to join the rest of the 21st Army Group fighting in Belgium. Under The Reforms, The 24th Regiment Of Foot had its name changed, and became The South Wales Borderers on 1 July 1881. Everybody else had leave bar us. This spur was named ‘Tredegar Hill’, for most of the men killed came from Tredegar in Monmouthshire. at the best online prices at eBay! 'First Blood', 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers at Mayu Tunnels, Arakan, Burma, 26th March 1944 The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh The Great Western Railway, Castle Class Locomotive, named 'The South Wales Borderers' The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh They call this the monsoon season. The enemy were subjected to three days of shelling and dive bombing and then ‘B’ Company began a determined attack, which involved the taking of four enemy positions camouflaged in thick bamboo, which lay one after the other on a spur commanding the approach to the feature over the first tunnel. The regiment served in a great many conflicts, including the American Revolutionary War, various conflicts in India, the Zulu War, Boer War, and World War I and II.The regiment was absorbed into the Royal … 216 pp. 6th Battalion, South Wales Borderers, Served in The Burma Campaign, with 72nd Infantry Brigade, 36th British Infantry Division, previously a Division of The British Indian Armybefore being re-designated The 36th British Division. The South Wales Borderers This British Army infantry unit was formed in 1689. I wonder also from the ledger what “A Catering Corps 17” means. The original 1st Battalion SWB had been disbanded in August 1942 in Cyprus, most of the unit having been taken prisoner or becoming casualties in North Africa. 12 joined on 12th August 1881 263 joined on 29th June 1882 732 joined on 26th June … Thomas Morris Jones, Private, 27433, South Wales Borderers. Casualties in the battalion, however, had been remarkably light, with only 13 wounded and 6 killed and two DCMs had been awarded. The South Wales Borderers consisted of Infantry Battalions that would have had an MG Section as part of its Battalion Headquarters.. [4], The 1st Battalion, as part of the 10th Indian Infantry Division, was sent to Iraq to quell a German-inspired uprising in Iraq in November 1941. The regiment served in a great many conflicts, including the American War of Independence, various conflicts in India, the Zulu War, Second Boer War, and World War I and World War II. Llanfarian is located about two miles south of Aberystwyth, and lies above the banks of the river Ystwyth in the Ystwyth Valley. In 1881 the facings on the scarlet tunics adopted in 1873, were changed to white but in 1905 the regiment reverted to the historic green. The British had pitched camp at Isandlwana and not established any fortifications due to the sheer size of the force, the hard ground and a shortage of entrenching tools. London: Faber, 1959. The South Wales Borderers. There were no Regular Army formations stationed in Western Command. The flag was in a generic holder beside the tombstone of a man born in Wales and his wife, born in England. It also incorporated Territorial Force Battalions of the Monmouthshire Regiment and the Brecknockshire Regiment.. WW2 People's War ... After being commissioned I thought I’d go in the Gloucesters and they promptly put me back into the South Wales Borderers. The flanking companies were held up by heavy fire and suffered many casualties. In July 1942 they converted to become 158th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps but were reconverted to Infantry in India in April 1943 and resumed their former title. 1st Brecknockshire Battalion, South Wales Borderers (from Brecon) – to Aden Service in India Edit On arrival, the division's units were sent distributed to various peacetime stations across India, Aden and Burma to continue their training for war. Please check out my other items currently listed including more medals. [31] In April 1940 the battalion was again transferred to the newly created 24th Guards Brigade (Rupertforce), and took part in the Norwegian Campaign, and were among the first British troops to see action against the German Army in the Second World War. find out more Story The Welch Regiment. Dear Gladys and Glyn,Recieved your ? Under The Reforms, The 24th Regiment Of Foot had its name changed, and became The South Wales Borderers on 1 July 1881. [27], The 4th (Service) Battalion landed in Gallipoli as part of the 40th Brigade in the 13th (Western) Division in July 1915; it was evacuated from Gallipoli in January 1916 and moved to Egypt and then to Mesopotamia. He is buried in the Taukkyan war Cemetery, Burma. It was redesignated as 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers in December 1942. Throughout the day the garrison was attacked from all sides, including rifle fire from the heights above the garrison, and bitter hand-to-hand fighting often ensued. On 4th July 1944, the battalion was sent to Ledo to reinforce the American Chinese forces operating in North Burma under General Stillwell. Museum. Thomas was born at St. Clears in the winter of 1886, the son of Thomas and Anne Davies, of the Holly Bush Inn, Station Road. Royal Marines. Next day the tunnel was occupied and aptly named ’24th Tunnel’. The South Wales Borderers, 24th Foot, 1689-1937. Son of Mrs. E. Ellis of Abergele Denbigh­ shire husband of Selina Ellis of Abergele. Territorial Army. Men of the South Wales Borderers, 36th Infantry Division, march through Bahe on route for Mandalay, January 1945. [10] The Battle of Isandlwana was dramatized in the 1979 movie Zulu Dawn. Well, I must come to a close Hoping Jean & everybody is keeping O.K.Best of luckWill write again when I have the chanceBertram. chindits radio1943. It was flown to the Myitkina area and set off towards Mogaung, supplied by air, living on American rations and supported by Chinese artillery. The battalion arrived in the area on 20th March and its first objective was the capture of the two tunnels used by the Japanese for storage and gun emplacements. The regiment served in a great many … • Corporal William Wilson Allen (2nd Battalion, 24th Regiment of Foot) Last … The Leicestershire Rcgt. Sorry I have not written so much lately, but we have been pretty busy & ? The Royal Regiment of Wales Museum. Indian Army during World War II - 29th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom) - 72nd Indian Infantry Brigade - Battle of the Admin Box - Hugh Stockwell - Francis Festing - Burma campaign - 2nd Infantry Division (United Kingdom) - 26th Indian Infantry Brigade - Northern Combat Area Command - Royal Welch Fusiliers - Essex Regiment - Fourteenth Army (United Kingdom) - Royal Scots Fusiliers - South Lancashire … [8], In 1879 both battalions took part in the Anglo-Zulu War, begun after a British invasion of Zululand, ruled by Cetshwayo. About the memorial: Captain Llewellyn-Davies of the South Wales Borderers was killed in action in Burma in 1944. With the division, the battalion fought in the operations to clear the Channel coast, where they captured Le Havre in Operation Astonia. The regiment was formed by Sir Edward Dering, 3rd Baronet as Sir Edward Dering's Regiment of Foot in 1689, becoming known, like other regiments, by the names of its subsequent colonels. Badges: 1989-02-131: Glengarry badge, officers', Volunteer Bn South Wales Borderers, 1890 (c). Free delivery for many products! John Murray, 1902, for private circulation: Norman Holme: The Silver Wreath. In 1888 Wilhelm II was crowned ‘German Emperor and King of Prussia’ and moved from a policy of maintaining the status quo to a more aggressive position. [27] The 2nd Battalion landed at Laoshan Bay for operations against the German territory of Tsingtao in September 1914 and saw action at the Siege of Tsingtao in October 1914. How (IV) History of the South Wales Borderers and The Monmouthshire Regiment, 1937-1952. THE BRITISH ARMY IN BURMA 1945 | Imperial War Museums Do you have 5 minutes to help us improve our website? [3] The regiment was ranked as 24th in the infantry order of precedence in 1747 and became the 24th Regiment of Foot in 1751. The 6th SWB arrived in India in October 1942. Age 29. Based at Brecon the regiment recruited from the border counties of Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and Brecknockshire, but was not called the South Wales Borderers until the Childers Reforms of 1881. [6] The 1st Battalion took part in the Anglo-Nepalese War in November 1814. [27] Welsh poet and language activist Saunders Lewis served in the 12th Battalion during the First World War. [29] To the surprise of the survivors the battalion was ordered to disband in Cyprus and the remnants of the battalion were transferred, with the exception of a small cadre that returned to the United Kingdom, to the 1st Battalion of the King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). This British Army infantry unit was formed in 1689. 1945 World War II Burma Wounded in Action MM group, to Corporal, later Major, P.D. Photo from the collection of the Imperial War Museum. This, understandably, led to The Regiment having close links with South Wales. Post-War [36] The regiment's conduct during the war compelled Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer, a distinguished British officer and a man instrumental in the defeat of the communist terrorists during the Emergency, to state that, "there has been no better regiment in Malaya during the ten years of the emergency and very few as good". [36] It returned home to Lydd in Kent in June 1966 before deploying to Aden in January 1967. Emmanuel College Cambridge | Roll of Honour (WW2) Jenkinson, Stanley. It mostly lastsfor about 3 or 4 months.We are under canvas, but bigger tents to what they were back home. She knew nothing about it until it was left to her by her mother Jean who is mentioned in the letter. A parade and celebration to mark the anniversary of the end of World War II have taken place in Pontypridd, south Wales. 4th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry (from Shrewsbury) – to Burma ; 1st Brecknockshire Battalion, South Wales Borderers (from Brecon) – to Aden; Service in India Edit. [36], The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh (Brecon) is at The Barracks, Brecon, South Wales. Borderers NO.5152 and was discharged on 9/12/1903 I can find no record of this Number His World War 1 Number is 13256 S.W.BORDERERS He also had the number TR/4/66 after he was wounded. Report an inappropriate record Condition; Grants; Comments (0) Links (2) Names; Protection; Submit a condition update. The first engagement (and the most disastrous for the British) came at Isandlwana. 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