The 31st of May History Calendar

On this day 102 years ago in 1915, Lieutenant MC of the Gloucestershire Regiment , was mentioned in despatches for gallant and distinguished service the field.

One year later in 1916, Boy 1st Class died at the age of 16 when the HMS Queen Mary was lost during the Battle of Jutland. Born in 1900 at Burton Stather, Albert was the son of Arthur and Alice Waddingham.

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