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Able Seaman J/34057 Robert Jones

HMS Vanguard, Royal Navy
Killed/Died: 9th July 1917 (by means other than disease, accident or enemy
action), aged 19; body not recovered for burial. HMS Vanguard was sunk by an internal explosion on 9th July 1917 and there were only 2 survivors.

  • Commemorated: Plymouth Naval Memorial.
  • Born 22 Feb 1881 in Bedworth
  • Son of Griffith Jones.
  • Lived at 20 Gun Hill, Arley
  • Employment: Colliery Lad
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Arley

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