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23/01/2020 Gwellyn Lewis Williams is not listed on the CWGC. It is unknown where he is buried.
23/01/2020 He was moved to Omagh County hospital where he died on Wednesday 28th October 1942. He was 38 years old.
23/01/2020 He was struck by a military lorry coming from the direction of Drum Manor.
23/01/2020 At around 9:45pm on the Tuesday night of 27th October 1942, he was walking along the Drum Road, just past the turn off onto the Pomeroy Road.
23/01/2020 In 1942, Gwellyn Lewis Williams was a civilian working in Northern Ireland for Messrs John Howard & Co, a building contractor. The newspaper report records that he was from Tygwyn Street, Penydarren, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.
23/01/2020 Gwellyn Lewis Williams was born about 1904, presumably in Wales.
23/01/2020 A fatal accident occurred on the Drum Road at Drumard, Cookstown on Tuesday night about 9.45pm, when a man named Gwellyn Lewis Williams, of 4 Tygwyn Street, Penydarren, Merthyr Tydfil, was knocked down by a military vehicle coming from the direction of Drum. He was taken to Dr Mulliganís surgery in an unconscious condition and later removed to the County Hospital at Omagh, where he died on Wednesday morning. The deceased, who was 38 years of age, was employed by Messrs John Howard & Co, contractors.
23/01/2020 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 31st October 1942: Fatal Lorry Accident Near Cookstown
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