Wars Last Goodbyes
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Monmouth Cemetery

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In loving memory of

Thomas William Lewis

1900 - 1942

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Monmouth Cemetery

Monmouthshire

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William Thomas

Lewis

9th August 1906

Glasgow, Lanarkshire

17th January 1942

HMS Matabele was hit by a torpedo from a German U-boat and its magazine exploded, of those who entered the water, most died from hyperthermia as it was off Murmansk in the Barents Sea, North West Russia - 2 survived

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Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon

Second World War

Petty Officer Steward

HMS Matabele Royal Navy

It looks as though he gave an incorrect age

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