- 27 1914 (Fri.) 16 Belgium evacuees have arrived. 3 familes were housed in St Marys St. They were received by the mayor Gruffydd H. Mathias
Category: World War 1
10 Remembrance Sunday
12 October (1979) Catholics celebrate 75 years
26 July (1914) Preparing for War
- 26 1914 (Sun.)C Company left Cardigan for Porthmadog under the command of Lieut Griffith and 2nd Lieut Illtyd R G Jones. On the outbreak of War on 1 Aug, the Territorials broke camp and returned home on 3 Aug. Britain declared war on Germany on 4 Aug. At 5pm on the same day the C Company of Territorials paraded in front of the Guildhall and the Company was addressed by Mayor Maj R W Picton Evans. After the address they marched through the town, before they made for C Station where a troop train was waiting to convey the troops to Dale Camp, near Milford Haven.
17 June (1915) Survivors of the HMS Majestic given a hero’s welcome
- 17 1915 (Thurs.) Survivors of the HMS Majestic given a hero’s welcome. See also 26 March; 27 May
27 (1915) HMS Majestic sunk! All local sailors safe.
- 27 1918 (Mon.) Departure of last of Belgian refugees
- 27 1915 (Thurs.) HMS Majestic sunk whilst acting as a floating battery for the Australasian Expeditionary Force at Seddel-Bahr beach. All local sailors rescued. See also 26 March.
26 March (1969) Burial of Tommy Jeremiah – a survivor of the sinking of HMS Majestic, 1915
26 1969 (Mer.) Burial of Thomas Jeremiah, 80, 8 Eben’s Lane, who survived the sinking of the HMS Majestic, which sank on 27 May 1915. The ship was taking part in the Gallipoli Campaign. Local sailors were saved: Tom Parry Jenkins, George and Peter Davies, Willie Davies, Tommy Jeremiah, Tom Jones, David Jones, John Jones and David Williams – apart from one – Tom Evans, St Dogmaels.
20 March (1970) Hodges reopens. New suit for £16.16s!
- 20 1970 (Fri.) Re-opening of Hodges Mens Shop, Pendre at 10.00 am. New suit for £16.16s!
- 20 1918 (Wed.) Burial of Carolina Joanna VANDE WALLE, St Mary St, 71, wife of Leudvircus (a Belgian Refugee)