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The following images are
reproduced by kind permission of the Imperial
War Museum Photograph Archive
and may not be used without prior consent.
Frederick James Rotchell - posthumous war medals - courtesy of Tim Rotchell (great nephew)
The following images of the Portsmouth War Memorial have been kindly provided by
Terry and Mary Roberts (niece of Frederick James Rotchell).
The following images
have been kindly provided by Brian Budge:
HMS Opal's gun - restored by Willy Budge and donated to the Lyness Museum, and
HMS Opal's lifebelt ("Kisbee ring") - donated to the Lyness Museum by Mr. George Esson,
The following images of HMS Opal's deck guns at Lyness have been kindly provided by Tony Gilbert
The following image is of Lt. Edmond Mansel Bowly, the commanding officer
onboard HMS Narborough.
Thanks to the kindness of Mr S Barker, this photograph has now been returned
to Mr T Jackson - a descendant of Lt Bowly.
The following image is of
Lt Cmdr Charles Caesar de Merindol Malan,
commanding officer of HMS Opal.
The image was researched by Terry Roberts and is included here thanks to the kindness of
Alexandra Blake, a descendant of Lt Cmdr Malan.
The following images of Sidney Button (J/70188
Ordinary Seaman, HMS Narborough)
have been provided by his great-grandson, Ben Rollason and appear here with the kind permission of his family.
The photograph of Sidney in his railway uniform, was taken
when he worked as a porter on the Ashby & Nuneaton Railway.
The studio photograph is of Sidney and his wife Dora.
The war memorial is thought to be at Heather in Leicestershire.
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