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To the glory of God and in proud and loving

Memory of William and Percy Powell who

Gave their lives at sea in the World War

1939-45 "We will remember them"

Stained glass window

 

place of inscription

St Lawrence Canon Pyon

Herefordshire

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Percival

Powell

30th May 1921

Dilwyn, Herefordshire

9th April 1942

Killed on board HMS Hermes after the ship was attacked by dozens of Japanese bombers off Batticaloa, Sri Lanka - she sank quickly with over 300 casualties lost - those survivors who managed to escape were eventually picked up by a hospital ship

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Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire

Second World War

Air Mechanic 1st Class

HMS Hermes Royal Navy

Known as Percy, his brother William Edwin was also killed in the Second World War at sea and is also commemorated on this stained glass window

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