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Re-enactment WW2 SWB

The Unit

Paul Llewellyn Sidney Paul Llewellyn Sidney

  • Rank - Sgt
  • No - 1 
  • Age - 26 
  • Volunteered - 10 minutes after I got married
  • AKA - Handsome
  • Weapon - Nicked MP40 and USA M1 Carbine
  • Reason Joined - To get away from the Mother-in-law
  • Favourite Memory - Shooting 8 SS with a captured MG42 as they came running up a hill
  • Personal Statement - There's a lot of weird people on this beach

 


Ieuan Rhys Sidney Ieuan Rhys Sidney

  • Rank - Private
  • No - 25200317
  • Age - 18
  • Volunteered - 1943
  • Weapon - Anything that the jerry has dropped
  • Reason Joined - Born to re-enact
  • Favourite Memory - Being in a bunker at Bristol stopping the German advance
  • Personal Statement - Keep stoneman away from me at night 

 


Michael Stoneman Michael Stoneman

  • Rank - Private
  • No - 18171827
  • Age - 18
  • Volunteered - 1987
  • AKA - THE Stonemanater
  • Weapon - 303 and pennis
  • Reason Joined - To get closer to Ieuan
  • Favourite Memory - Waking up to Ieuan and watching him sleep
  • Personal Statement - Whats got two thumbs ?And dont give a ?

 


Phil Barrow Phil Barrow

  • Rank - Private
  • No - 24877308
  • Age - Trying to forget it
  • Volunteered - Got rid of willys
  • AKA - Bazza
  • Weapon - 303
  • Reason Joined - interested in WW2
  • Favourite Memory - Watching Germans being hit by 2inch Mortor
  • Personal Statement - Not telling

 


Chris Grigg Chris Grigg

  • Rank - Private
  • No - 2015
  • Age - 20
  • Volunteered - Far to late
  • AKA - Savage
  • Reason Joined - I got sick of my girlfriend shooting arrows in my back
  • Favourite Memory - Shooting a Falshimjeager after yelling "Gotcha"
  • Personal Statement - Look No Hands 

 


Janette Dennis Janette Dennis

  • Rank - Press Officer
  • No - I am not a number i am a free man
  • Age - Old
  • Volunteered - Volunteered WHAT
  • AKA - Sylvianbatt
  • Weapon - Yes Please
  • Reason Joined - Dragged along
  • Favourite Memory - Seeing Ieuan dressed as a dog
  • Personal Statement - Not Applicable

 


Sam Fletcher Sam Fletcher

  • Rank - Private and Driving Instructor
  • No - 5037769
  • Age - Classfied Information
  • Volunteered - 3rd September 1939
  • AKA - Welshwrangler
  • Weapon - Lee Enfield and my Immense Wit
  • Reason Joined - To Remember the Fallen
  • Favourite Memory - Driving my Willys 1944 Jeep in Norway for the 1st time
  • Personal Statement - "Because I can"

Last Modified on: 05-11-2015

Forthcoming Events

See You in the Park in August Exhibition

Date:
15/02/2017 - 15/10/2017
Description:
Exhibition with images of our wonderful Pontypool Park from the museum & private collections. Local artists' work for sale.

Welsh Discussion Group at Cwmbran Library

Date:
25/03/2017
Description:
Are you a Welsh speaker or learner? If so, why not come along to our fortnighlty Welsh discussion group at Cwmbran Library

Mother's Day Weekend at the Manor

Date:
25 - 26/03/2017
Description:
Treat your mum to some special, sunshiney, sparkling, spoil time at Llanyrafon Manor this Mothering Sunday (weekend)

Mother's Day Tea Afternoon at All Creatures Great and Small Sanctuary

Date:
25/03/2017
Description:
Bring your animal loving Mum along to one of our famous tea afternoons and treat her to some home baked cakes and table top sales.
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