The war diary for July 1917 has been lost, but the Brigade is known to have taken part in the Battle of Pilckem
Ridge from 31st July - 2nd August, the opening attack of the 3rd Battle of Ypres.
Private Ellis Humphrey Evans - better known as Welsh language poet Hedd Wyn - enlisted in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers and fought in the Battle of Pilckem
Ridge in Belgium where he died.
The appearance of outside-half Lewis - twice Wales captain - in the competition was all the more remarkable as he had been gassed and wounded during the 1914-18 conflict at the Battle of Pilckem
Ridge, the prelude to the Third Battle of Ypres, in which he served as captain and lieutenant in the Cardiff City Battalion of the Welch Regiment.
Ivor Rees October 18 1893 - March 11, 1967 Ivor Rees was with the South Wales Borderers on the first day of the Battle of Pilckem
Ridge, at Ypres, when his platoon suffered severe casualties from German machine-gun fire.