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From Wales Online:

James Owen, alias Pte David Lewis, played by Ivor Emmanuel in Zulu was laid to rest in Swansea, now plans are underway to re-dedicate his grave:

[Lewis, David. Private. 25B/963, B Company, alias James Owen]

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/Wales-news/campaign-improve-Rorke's-drift-heros-7340586

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(Moved to Genealogy section)

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Information supplied by Tim Needham:

Just to let you know that a re-dedication ceremony to unveil a new headstone over the grave
of Rorke's Drift Defender James Owen (alias 963 Pte. David Lewis 2/24th) is planned for
Sunday 12th October 2014 in Swansea (timings to be confirmed, but likely to be around 1230pm).

For all those wishing to attend the address for the event is:

Bethel Chapel, Carnglas Rd., Sketty, Swansea, SA2 9BJ

I'll let you have further info as it is confirmed.


James Owen (circled) at Brecon in 1934.

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The start time for the re-dedication of Pte. David Lewis/James Owen's grave has now been confirmed as 1230 (Sunday 12th Oct), following is a map of the cemetery for those wishing to attend.

There is limited parking at Bethel Chapel, some road-side parking available on Carnglas Road as well as further spaces at the Baptist Chapel car park further up the road (they have kindly offered its use).

All welcome.
Tim Needham



Bethel Chapel, Carnglas Rd., Sketty, Swansea, SA2 9BJ

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Photographs of the ceremony supplied by Tim Needham.
It looks like a very fitting memorial. Much better than the original.
Thank you to all those who attended and those who made this possible.






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What, no photographs of Lieutenant Colonel Snook reading the story behind the man?

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Da dah!



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Is that young Snook?

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It is.

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