Lt.-Col. Richard Davies Garnons-Williams

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Richard Davies Garnons-Williams

Birthplace: Llowes, Radnorshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
Death: September 25, 1915 (59)
Loos, France
Immediate Family:

Husband of Alice Jessie Garnons-Williams
Father of Frances Mary Barbara Roderick

Managed by: Charlene Newport
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About Lt.-Col. Richard Davies Garnons-Williams

Richard Davies Garnons Williams (15 June 1856 – 25 September 1915) was a Welsh international rugby union and forward who played club rugby for Brecon and Newport. Williams is notable for playing in the very first Wales international rugby union match in 1881.

He became an officer in the British Army in 1876, and retired from regular service in 1892, though he continued to serve in a voluntary capacity until 1906. Already aged 58 at the outbreak of the First World War, he rejoined the army and was killed in action in 1915.


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Lt.-Col. Richard Davies Garnons-Williams's Timeline

June 15, 1856
Llowes, Radnorshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
Chelsea, London, England (United Kingdom)
September 25, 1915
Age 59
Loos, France