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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.

Painting in Pontypool Park Exhibition

Date:
08/07/2017 - 31/08/2017
Description:
Painting in Pontypool Park Exhibition is the result of work by artists who entered the recent Plein Air competition and is on until 31st August. This is part of the 'See You in the Park in August' main exhibition in Pontypool Museum which is on until 15 Ocotber 2017

Go Gym with Valleys Gymnastics at Pontypool ALC

Date:
17/08/2017
Description:
Recreational gym classes for pre-school children at Pontypool Active Living Centre

Parent & Toddler Group at Richmond Road Baptist Church

Date:
17/08/2017
Description:
Every Thursday morning 9.30 till 11.30. All pre school children, mothers, fathers, grandparents or carers welcome.
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