Wars Last Goodbyes
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Hereford Cemetery

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Also Arthur their son

Lost at sea March 1942

Aged 19

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Hereford Cemetery

Herefordshire

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Arthur

Wood

28th October 1921

Hereford, Herefordshire

4th March 1942

HMS Anking was sunk by gunfire from Japanese cruisers about 200 miles east of Christmas Island whilst sailing in convoy from Batavia to Australia in the Pacific Ocean - Arthur was lost either in the sinking or in the sea

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Second World War

Able Seaman

HMS Anking Royal Navy

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