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Boy 1st Class John Travers Cornwell

Boy 1st Class John Travers Cornwell

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Fatally wounded, with the gun’s crew dead and dying around him, Boy 1st Class John Travers Cornwell (aged 16) remains at his post on ‘HMS Chester’ during the battle of Jutland and earns a posthumous Victory Cross.

Boy 1st Class John Travers Cornwell

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