Welsh Coastline, Porthcawl

    Gareth Jones, media personality linked to Barry, South Wales

    Gareth Jones

    Journalist with the 'Western Mail', Lloyd George's Foreign Affairs Advisor. Murdered in his prime by Chinese bandits in Manchukuo in 1935.

    Connection: Son of Major Edgar Jones, headmaster of Barry Grammar School.

    comment by:PaceKeeper
    He was the first foreign journalist to fly with Hitler in 1932 and was the first corespondent to be banned from the Soviet Union for reporting to the world the folly and resulting famine of collectivisation of soviet farms.

    link by: Archivist
    The Newspaper Articles of Gareth Jones (1905 -1935)
    An extensive website dedicated to the distinguished professional life of Gareth Jones, a young Welsh Journalist of worldwide repute & Lloyd Georges foreign affairs advisor. He waqs the first foreign journalist to fly with Hitler after becoming Chancellor

    Tags: South Wales, Barry