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Studio Portrait Sailor Of Royal Navy c.1915

1915
Studio Portrait Sailor Of Royal Navy c.1915

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John Eadie.

John Eadie ran away to sea when still a young boy. He sailed on the ‘weekly boats’ to the continent. During the First World War in 1915 he volunteered to work on the minesweepers. He was killed on 2nd April 1916 when his ship, HMS Commandant, struck a mine off Lowestoft.

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