United Methodist Church Neath

First World War Memorial

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The United Methodist Church, Neath, later Windsor Square Methodist Church and now Neath Methodist Church, was opened in 1914 and celebrates it centenary this year. The Roll of Honour is situated in the church porch. It reads as follows:

For King, Country and Humanity

Roll of Honour

For the brave men who have gone forth at the call of duty from the United Methodist Church, Neath, to the Great European War of 1914

Douglas D Davies       1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

Charles Curtis             9th Welsh Regiment

Ernest Groves             8th Service Battalion Welsh Regiment

James P Taylor           1st Welsh Regiment

Walter Quick               Army Service Corps

Oswald Rowe              Army Service Corps

Willie Allin                   12th Battalion Rifle Brigade

Thomas B Allin           12th Battalion Rifle Brigade

Vernon Vanstone       12th Battalion Rifle Brigade

Henry Vanstone         12th Battalion Rilfe Brigade

Montague Watkins      South Wales Borderers

Archie Keen                6th Welsh Regiment

Henry M Bastian         Royal Engineers

Ephraim Williams        Royal Engineers

Wilfred J S Taylor       Welsh Army Corps

Hubert Rowe               Army Service Corps

Ivor J Slade                 6th Devons

Llewellyn Vanstone     Army Service Corps

Morgan Slade             Royal Flying Corps

James Davies             West Riding Regiment

Henry Aggett              Royal Naval Division

Richard Allin               MTASC

Stanley Allin               Medical Corps

Ivor W Morgan           22nd Welsh Regiment

Edwin Jenkins           Welsh Regiment

T H Tregarthen          Glamorgan Yeomanry

W E Callard               AOC

W E German              A S Corps

Anthony Taylor          A S Corps

Ernest Cross             Royal Field Artillery

Not once or twice in our Royal Island Story the path of duty was the way to Glory

(there is no indication if any of these men fell in the line of duty)

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  • Vernon and Henry Vanstone were my great uncles and Ivor W Morgan was my father. Joseph Morgan, not listed but I know he was a soldier was also my uncle.

    Mary Fortune nee Morgan

    By Mary Elizabeth Fortune (16/06/2014)

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