Robert Basil, Rev. Canon Gwydir
|Alternative Address:||St. David's Parish, Swansea, Wales.|
|Date of Death:||30-10-1914|
|Cause:||Lost at sea from H.M.H.S. Rohilla, Whitby, Lancashire|
|Memorial:||Belmont Abbey (St Michael's) Roman Catholic Churchyard, Herefordshire|
The Rev. Robert Basil Gwydir, O.S.B. (Benedictine) was born on 20 January 1867 in Longford.
He was the first chaplain of any faith to die in the Great War.
|Parents Names:||Son of Robert Clarke Gwydir and Sarah Anne Jackson of Co. Longford.|