Further Researches and Reminiscences of Begelly and District
The author, Lieutenant Commander W.R. (Dick) Morgan, R.N Retired, now of Yet-Wen, Velindre, Crymych, was born at Lower Broom Farm, Begelly, in 1909 and lived there until joining the Royal Navy as a Writer in 1927. He was a keen sportsman and, as a soccer player, was awarded caps for representing the United Services and the R.N. and R.M. in the Inter Service matches. He also played in a Final Welsh Amateur Trial. At cricket he played for the Service and before his promotion to officer rank, captained the Portsmouth Command Writers Cricket XI for a few seasons in the Portsmouth Division I League. He served 32 years in the Royal Navy, spending two years on the East Indies Station; served in H.M. Challenger, the surveying ship for two years on the West Indies Stationa nd Labrador and in the Sixth Destroyer Flotilla of the Atlantic Fleet, followed by two years' commission on the Battle Cruiser, H.M.S. Hood on the Mediterranean Station. Other appointments were as Instructional Officer at the Supply and Secretariat Training School, H.M.S. Ceres, Wetherby, followed by a period at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, and two years on the staff of the Flag Officer, Malta. On retirement in 1959 he returned to farm in his native Pembrokeshire.
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