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Carrying the flag for Wales
4:27pm Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
A TIDWORTH-BASED soldier in Afghanistan has with him a flag his great-uncle carried with him in the Second World War and his father in the Falklands conflict.
Lance Corporal David Davies, 24, from Prestatyn, is serving with 2nd Royal Tank Regiment (2 RTR) in Helmand Province.
His Welsh flag was carried during the Second World War by his greatuncle, who served in the Household Cavalry from 1940 to 1946.
L/Cpl Davies’ father, Bryn, served for 28 years in the Welsh Guards and proudly flew the flag during the Falklands War, then later in Northern Ireland, the Gulf War and finally in Iraq in 2003.
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