Although we are unable to meet in our usual way at this time we still wish to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf.
On the Church noticeboard is a poster of a single poppy with the simple message :-
Remembrance Sunday this weekend and we can't all be together to hear read out the
names of the former members of our church who made the ultimate sacrifice in the
two world wars, Helen thought you might like to have them included here so that
you could read them.
First World War
Lieutenant Henry Balsom (14th Welsh Regiment),
of Corbett Crescent, Caerphilly.
Fell in action at Morval on August 30 1918,
Lance Corporal William Rossiter (9th Welsh Regiment),
of Pontygwindy Road, Caerphilly.
Fell at Contanimaison, on July 7, 1916,
Private Bert Weston (Welsh Guards)
of Dolyfelin Street, Caerphilly.
Fell at Cambrai on December 3, 1917,
Private John Haddon Richards (South Wales Borderers).
Fell in France on May 28, 1918,
Private Ivor Evans (Royal Welsh Fusiliers)
of Bradford Street, Caerphilly.
Died in Cambrai on November 4, 1918,
Private Thomas Weston (South Wales Borderers).
Died at Calais, on November 4, 1918,
Private Arthur Edward Waters (South Wales Borderers).
Died of his injuries in Caerphilly on March 6, 1919,
Buried in St Martin’s’ Churchyard, Caerphilly.
Second World War
Private Edwin Sanders. (6th Battallion South Wales Borderers).
Died August 7, 1944, in India,
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning,
We will remember them.
THIS APPEARS IN THE WEEKLY ROUNDUP THAT ANNE CIRCULATES EACH WEEK, WE ARE NOW ON WEEK 23.
IF YOU WERE ABLE TO ATTEND MOUNT CARMEL THIS WEEKEND YOU WOULD SEE THAT THE WAR MEMORIAL HAS BEEN DECORATED BY HELEN TOGETHER WITH A WREATH OF POPPIES.
THANK YOU HELEN AND ANNE.