Rees RODERICK

Rees RODERICK
Private 342
Welsh Horse Yeomanry

Died - 6th July 1919 - at home aged 39yrs
Died from wounds received at Gallipoli

Buried at LLanfabon, Nelson (St Cynon’s Church)

Roderick R memorial

This is the Roderick family memorial at St Cynon’s Cemetery, Llanfabon, Nelson.

The following information is recorded on the memorial:

Rees’ father was also Rees Roderick. He died on 7th April, 1920 and was 69 yrs old.
His mother was called Esther (born Drew) and she died on 1st July 1937 aged 81 yrs.

The family lived at:

Woodland Farm
Quakers Yard,
Treharris

There were also siblings, namely:
a brother, John - died 28th January 1917 aged 40yrs
a brother, William - died 8th May 1929 aged 50yrs
a sister, Gwenllian - died 2nd February 1923 aged 41yrs

Gwenllian was married to a Captain Henry G Alldridge who died on 21st May 1929 aged 55yrs. Capt Alldridge is interred at Oporto, Portugal.

Census reports show that the above named were not the only children of Rees and Esther.

John Roderick - was born in 1885
Elizabeth Mary Roderick - was born in 1888
Esther Roderick - was born in 1890, and
David Roderick - was born in 1897

In 1901 there were three more people in the household:

Mary Price was listed as an aunt of Rees Roderick, the head of the house
Sarah Wright and Oliver Broadstock were shown as servants.

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