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Ledbury Cemetery

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Also of Dennis, their second son (lost at sea) presumed killed Aug 21st 1944 aged 20

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Ledbury Cemetery

Herefordshire

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Dennis John

Habbitts

25th June 1924

Hereford, Herefordshire

21st August 1944

Dennis was killed in action when HMS Kite was hit by torpedoes from a German U-boat in the Barents Sea - she had slowed to untangle anti-torpedo devices astern. The crew which made it into the water died quickly due to the freezing Artic water

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Able Seaman

HMS Kite Royal Navy

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