1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Herbert Tapson-Jones

Contributed by: John Rowlands, on 2008-11-07

Herbert Tapson-Jones
First Name Herbert
Surname Tapson-Jones
Year of Birth 1892
Year of Death Unknown
Regiment Royal Field Artillery
Place of Wartime Residence Cardiff, Cardiff

Herbert's Story

A very distant relative of mine (last common ancestor, 1580), discovered through acquiring Herbert's medals! Died 12/11/1918, the day after the Armistice. Awarded Military Cross for managing a machine gun during a retreat, causing heavy casualties. Conspicuous Gallantry and Devotion to Duty.

Buried Woolos Cemetery, Newport, south Wales.

Proudly remembered 90 years on.

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