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William Humphrey Jones
Was born in Festiniog in 1890. His father was a miller and William spent his childhood at Tan y Bwlch mill, near Maentwrog. His family moved to Criccieth to take over the bakery and shop at 31 Castle Street, where William trained to be a baker. In 1914 he joined the King’s Liverpool Regiment and served throughout the war, attaining the rank of sergeant. When peace came he was transferred to the Labour Corps to be a guard at a POW camp in Dorchester. He was demobbed late in 1919 and he and his wife ran Castle Bakery for many years.

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