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The British Newspaper Archive
Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?
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Arthur Derrick RN 221140
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My Grt Uncle served with the Royal Navy and was 1 of 78 awarded the Naval General Service Medal with Persian Clasp for captures of ships in the Persian Gulf 1909 -1914. he was on HMS Miner in Oct 1913 with Capt Cuthbert Helsham Heath-Caldwell. He then went on to serve in WW1 on RIM Northbrook and Minto, HMS Fox, Vivid, Defiance and Bullfinch(awarded DSM).