At the outbreak of war in 1914 , he accepted the post of sub-editor on the Western Mail , and later, that of editor of the Weekly Mail . He remained in this post until 1949 , with the exception of a few years as sub-editor of the Western Mail once more. He was appointed Director of Studies for the Western Mail in 1949 , training young journalists until his retirement in 1952 . He spent in all 54 years in journalism, and received the medal of the National Union of Journalists . In the early years of radio, he wrote many technical articles on the subject to the press. Later he wrote about 50 feature programmes in Welsh , on topics relating to Welsh history and literature, which were broadcast from Cardiff . In 1962 he published his reminiscences in Atgofion Dyn Papur Newydd .
In 1909 he m. Jane Jones , eldest daughter of Captain and Mrs. David Jones , Caernarfon , and they had one daughter. He d. on 10 Oct. 1970 .
Enid Parry, (1912-98), Bangor
Published date: 2001