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Eddie Midgley

Able Seaman

HMS Prince of Wales

 

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Newspaper clipping from the Bradford Telegraph and Argus dated 11th December 1941 (supplied by Frank Sugden)

Survived the sinking of Prince of Wales.

 

Text of the above news clipping for Eddie Midgley:

WEST RIDING MEN IN SUNK WARSHIPS

Among those believed to have been in the Prince of Wales are Petty Officer Geoffrey Whitehead, son-in-law of Mr Herbert Richardson, Licensee of the Crown Hotel, Batley;  AB Eddie Midgley, son of Mr and Mrs George Midgley of Earlsheaton; AB Peter Manning, son of the late Mr and Mrs William Manning, Vulcan road, Dewsbury; and Robert Silcock, aged 27, mechanic, eldest son of Mr and Mrs P. Silcock, Manor Cottage, Oakworth.

 

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