Bewley, James Hughes

James Hughes Bewley was the son of Edward and Margaret Bewley of Ash View Alltami, born at Bryn y Baal in about 1896. He was seriously wounded fighting in Egypt against the Turks.  Private Bewley was 19 years of age when he died from his wounds in a hospital in Port Said, Egypt, and had been on active service for three months.  Prior to joining the colours he was employed on Government work at Queensferry. The family was living at Bryn y Baal in 1911. Father Edward was a coal miner. James had an elder brother Thomas and a younger brother Samuel.

James is remembered on the family grave at St. Matthews.

In loving memory of

Margaret Eliza

Beloved wife of

Edward Bewley

Ash View, Alltami

Who died March1st 1900

Aged 30 years

In the midst of life we are in death

Also James

Son of the above

Who died at Port Said Hospital

August 5th 1916

Aged 20 years

Also Edward Bewley

Who died February 16th 1920

Aged 57 years

Rest until day dawns

Also Margaret Hannah Bewley

Who died March 27th 1937

Aged 83 years

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Buckley Memorial

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