Cuddio Rhestr Erthyglau

22 erthygl ar y dudalen hon

.... - - - - - AFTER 5 YEARS.

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AFTER 5 YEARS. 6th Welsh Re-union at Swansea. Splendid Muster. Saturday last was a memorable day in the history of the 6th Battalion the Welsh Regiment when, almost five years t4 the day after the Battalion left for Fraufce, a Te-union waa held at the Central Drill I Hall. STRONG MUSTER. ) There were representatives from all the I detachments, and there was a gathering of quite a thousand N.C.O.'s and men and 30 past and present officers. The proceedings commenced with a muster at the High-street Station, from whence, headed by a band under Band- master Sinus, and under the command of Major J. Ray Gibbon, tho Officer Com- manding, the parade marched through enthusiastic crowds to tho Drill Hall, which had been appropriately decorated for: the occaeion. A HAPPY TIME. I Here, under the supervision of a com- mittee of which Capt. G. W. Ricohard-s was honorary secretary, evory arrangement had been made to gin-e the men a happy time. Major J. Ray Gibbcn presided, and among the officers present were Col. W. 1). Roos. V.D., a former Commanding Officer; Lieut.-Col. J. E. Thomas, T.D., who commanded the 3/6th Welsh; Major David Lewis, Gorseinon; Maior E. M. S. Morgan (who was second-in-command to Lord Ninian Stuart), Major J. H. Ilollarrl. Major T. C. Wells, M.C., Major C. J: Cowley, M.C., D.C.M., Major F. A. C. Hinton, the Chaplain (Canon Watkin* Jones), and Capt. and Quartermaster J. R. Russell. It was a matter for arert 1"egf<\t 4ibet I/ieut .-Col. Lionel Frisby, M.C., who had eoonmanded the Battalion in France with such great distinction (and who at the beginning of the war was a subaltern in -the Regiment), was prevented by rlliwas from being present. THE BATTALION." I The toast of the King having been honoured, Major J. Ray Gibbon "proposed the toast of the Battalion, and expressed his great pleasure at seeing such a. splendid muster, and said that the Battalion had nobly maintained the highest traditions of the 33ritish Army in the Great War. He voiced the delight of all that the head- quarters of the unit were again to be fixed in Swansea, and that its Colours, aite1* having been carried in triumph into Ger- many, had been brought back to the town I for safe keeping. He paid a tribute to the work of the 6th Welsh, and hoped that those who had served in the Battalion would continue to do so when it was re- constructed. (Applause.) MANY RE-UNIONS. I Mr. Percy Shuttle wood, as a civilian 1 and father of one of the officers, seconded, and spoke ci the interest with which the inhabitants of Swansea and district had watched the exploits of the Battalion in France and Belgium, of the pride with which they read of the heroism it had die rayed on the field of battle, and the pleasure with which they welcomed « large a number safely home again. Subsequently there WaA a free-and- Pasv," all ranks taking tho opportunity of meeting friends "boOm they had—in many cares-not seen for years, and-alto- gether a rl11)St enjoyable evening was spent.

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