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St Andrew Ombersley

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Jack Collins

Died at sea HMS Bramble

Dec 31st 1942 Aged 18

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St Andrew Ombersley

Worcestershire

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John Frederick

Collins

17th March 1924

Ombersley, Worcestershire

31st December 1942

Killed in action when HMS Bramble was sunk with all hands on board in the Battle of the Barents Sea by the German cruiser Admiral Hipper and the destroyer Friedrich Eckoldt. She had been searching for missing ships from the convoy en route to Russia from Loch Ewe

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Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon

Second World War

Stoker 2nd Class

HMS Bramble Royal Navy

Known as Jack. HMS Bramble attempted to return fire but was overwhelmed. The ship was sunk in the Barents Sea

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