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Carwyn Jones visit to Goods Shed

Updated: Mar 8, 2021

Former First Minister for Wales, Carwyn Jones MS, was among a number of dignitaries who attended the official unveiling of the memorial to the men from the GWR in Llanelli who fell in the Great War.

Our trustee, George Parker MBE, sponsored an information booklet which was distributed at the service. The booklet gives a more detailed insight into life on the railways during The Great War. It also pays tribute to the fallen soliders who worked for the GWR. You can click below access a full version of this booklet.

GWR Llanelli Memorial Booklet
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Former First Minister, Carwyn Jones MS, pictures with Llanelli Railway Goods Shed trustees. From left to right: Jayne Pritchard, Yvonne Rodgers, Cllr. Suzy Curry, George Parker MBE, Nia Griffith MP, Carwyn Jones MS, Rev. Eldon Phillips, Richard Roper, Martin Doe.

The unveiling and the laying of wreathes took place in November 2018 to coincide with the 100-year celebrations since the end of the Great War.

You can watch the video of this special occasion here.

Video and Copyright © Llanelli Online


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