Remembering Today 27/8/45 Gunner:James Granville Roberts,1582433,Royal Artillery 240 Bty,77 H.A.A.

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    ROBERTS, JAMES GRANVILLE
    Rank:
    Gunner
    Service No:
    1582433
    Date of Death:
    27/08/1945
    Age:
    28
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Artillery
    240 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.
    Grave Reference:
    2. B. 11.
    Cemetery:
    JAKARTA WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information:
    Son of Robert John and Gwladys Roberts, of Heolycyw, Glamorgan.Casualty Details
     
  2. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Thought be FEPOW with that date.
    Listed on the FEPOW website.
    Poor sod.
     
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  3. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Looker-upper

    James Granville Roberts enlisted in the RA in 1938.

    ROBERTS J G.jpg
     
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  4. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Tony aka Bucklt sent me this photo of Roberts grave marker.
    Who is going to translate the Welsh ?
     

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  5. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Google translate doesn't give proper translation.
    mewn anghof ni chant fod, mam , dad a'r teulu

    ''we forgotten that in a hundred , mother , father and family''

    this site says..
    Welsh to English translation
    in not that into insignificance, Mum, dad and family
     
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  6. bucklt

    bucklt Bucklt

  7. Owen

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