Wars Last Goodbyes
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St Mary the Virgin Welsh Newton

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Also in memory of their son

Charles W. P. Mallett 5.8.1915-17.9.1939

Killed in action at sea 

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St Mary the Virgin Welsh Newton

Herefordshire

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Charles William Percival

Mallett

5th August 1915

Cardiff, Glamorgan

17th September 1939

Killed in action on board HMS Courageous when the carrier was sunk off the Irish coast by a German U-boat with 519 casualties. It was the first British warship to be sunk in the war. It sank in 20 minutes after being struck by three torpedos

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