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.