Abstract: Images show Luther Meek, 19, from Llanidloes, hero of the River Plate Battle aboard HMS Ajax (gcc01652-5) and the presentation of a gold watch to him by Cllr. F. S. Higgs, Mayor of Llanidloes to show the town's pride at having a man on the Ajax during the defeat of the Scharnhorst. From left to right front row: Alderman Tom Benbow, Alderman F. Hamer, the Mayor, Luther Meek, Alderman David Owen, Mr. R. T. V. George (Finance Officer); back row Cllr. J. H. Meredith, Cllr. D. Sidney Miles, Cllr. R. B. S. Hamer, Cllr. N. Neville Meredith, Cllr. Chris Jones, Cllr. Gordon Jenkins, Cllr. Edwin Jones, Cllr. Gomer Morris, Cllr. Vernon Owen, Eurfyl Evans (Assistant Clerk) (gcc01662-3).
Part of: Casgliad Geoff Charles Collection,
Charles, Geoff, 1909- .
Title assigned by cataloguer.
2002-2005 ; scanned. Imaging Unit, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.
Subject: [Sir Hamer, George , Scharnhorst (Battleship) ]