Members of the Cresselly & District branch of the Royal British Legion pay their respects at the Carew Cheriton war graves.
William Scourfield, Private, 29530, South Wales Borderers. William was the son of John and Catherine Scourfield, of Cresswell Quay, Cresselly, Killgetty, and had served with the 3rd Battalion, South Wales Borderers on Home Service. He died at the Military Hospital at Liverpool of sickness on 26 February 1917 aged just 18, and is buried at […]
It was in 1938 that construction started on the new airfield situated on the site of the First World War Royal Naval Air Station. The first unit to arrive was ‘B’ Flight of Number 1 Anti Aircraft Co-operation Unit arriving in April 1939 with its Hawker Henley aircraft. This unit spent the duration of the […]
Carew War Memorial is situated in front of the medieval Carew Castle. The War Memorial takes the form of a marble obelisk, upon which are engraved the names of the fallen of the parish from both world wars. It was unveiled on 1 September 1929. Eleven local men died during the Great War and twelve […]
It was in April 1938 that the first steps were taken to acquire 600 acres of land to the south of Sageston and the A477 and the east of Carew Cheriton for the construction of a new airfield A number of local farms and businesses were affected by this acquisition by the Air Ministry. The […]