Did You Know?

Westbury Press based in Brentwood printed the recruitment posters for WW1. The company existed until just a few years ago. recruitment poster

Lt Norman Holbrook from Frinton was the first submariner to be awarded the Victoria Cross after he steered his submarine through a minefield and sank the Turkish battleship ‘Mesudiye’ in December 1914.

norman holbrook

Images courtesy of the Imperial War Museum

 

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