Meet the Author

Meet the author – Wednesday February 13th at 7:30pm upstairs in The Wenvoe Arms. (Free entry; donations to the library) Ron Jones who lives is Risca is 101 years old and is the oldest Poppy seller in Wales. He was 23 years old when he became a POW in North Africa in 1942, and spent more than 2 years in the concentration camp in Auschwitz and survived the death march. Ron has written a book called the “The Auschwitz Goalkeeper”, where as a POW he played in goal for Wales in a football match at the Nazi death camp. Ron appeared on the One Show, when he returned to Auschwitz and relived some of his terrible memories.