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Much of the information contained on this website has been drawn from the excellent guidebook to St Cynllo's written by Rev. Brian Whatmore - this lovingly written and scholarly guide is highly recommended for those who would like to learn more about the history of this beautiful Church.


Copies of the guidebook

are available at the


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David Cecil Robson Branfield

David Cecil Robson BRANFIELD

Private: 14685121

Black Watch

(Royal Highland Regiment)


David was the son of William Henry & Hannah Dorothy BRANFIELD, of Llandysul. He served with the 1st Battalion, Black Watch. The battalion was attached to the 51st (Highland) Division, and fought in North Africa and Sicily before returning to Britain, taking part in the invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944.

David was killed during the drive into Germany on 24 March 1945.


He was 21 years old and is buried at Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.


(Information extracted, with kind permission of Steve John, from the West Wales Memorial Project website)


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Cap Badge of Black Watch

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