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The official county archive for the former counties of Gwent and Monmouthshire.
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Gwent Archives Aug 17
Renovation of Penallt war memorial. The bottle and roll of honour found in the memorial are here at Gwent Archives.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Aug 4
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Gwent Archives Aug 4
Our last Tweet for Passchendaele.
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Gwent Archives Aug 3
Tredegar Wharf Co. land in Newport 1835. Canal on right, Intended New Street bottom left which is now known as Hill Street (MISCMSS221).
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Aug 3
On the 3rd Aug the battalion was moved back to the front line. The same day Will sends postcard telling Rose he is well and will write soon.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Aug 3
Will is commemorated at The Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Aug 3
Muddy battlefield bravery & sacrifice commemorated by'The Mud Soldier', photos by Maria Maloney
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HeritageWales Aug 2
Historic Athletic Club WW1 documents to be preserved in Ebbw Vale with aid
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Aug 2
Will working as a stretcher bearer but on 2nd August battalion were resting in their bivouac in the forest area. Pic © IWM (Q 5935)
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Aug 2
The Yorkshire Trench, Boezinge, Ypres. It is humbling to touch the letters that Will wrote from the trenches.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Aug 1
Will recommended for gallant conduct for his actions as stretcher bearer on 31st July. Chatted with 2nd Mons about old times in Abersychan.
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Gwent Archives Jul 31
Gwent Archives have been awarded a grant to repair and conserve items from Newport Rugby and Athletic Club.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jul 31
Today 1917 William takes part in the Battle of Passchendaele which started at Pilkem Ridge. William writes about being back home.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jul 30
Following in Private William O'Brien's Footsteps - Passchendaele - short film inspired by his letters
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jul 14
School children raised £3 when Egbert the tank visited Abersychan on his 1918 fundraising tour of Britain. Photo in Aberbargoed.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jul 13
Cofion Private O'Brien Film Premiere - a great night for all at Ysgol Bryn Onnen - Gwaith da!
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Gwent Archives Jun 23
Follow our page for snippets from a WWI soldier's letters and info on the Sharing Private O'Brien project.
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Gwent Archives Jun 19
Another fantastic film clip made as part of our project.
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Sharing Pte O'Brien Jun 14
Take a look at one of our super animations! Mae'r gwaith da yn parhau - the good work continues!
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Gwent Archives Jun 13
We're at Community House Eton Road this evening to do some training for the (RP)
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