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Studio Portrait Young Sailor 1940

1940
Studio Portrait Young Sailor 1940

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Alexander Noble.

Alec was born and raised at 30 Kirkgate, above the Gaiety Theatre. He was draughted from the navy to be trained as a frogman. The unit went on to become the Commandos.

Donor number: 0369-013

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