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16-year old Jack Cornwell remained at his post manning a gun on the cruiser Chester. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.
Fanny McHugh (far left) and Adelaide Ballantine (far right) hand out event tickets to soldiers in London, during the First World War. The two women worked for the Young Men’s Christian Association; their job was to steer soldiers away from ‘vice’ (consorting with prostitutes). 38 more words