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Surnames containing "Hirst"

Name Boat Rank Number Hons Age
Hirst, Leonard  Stonehenge (P232) Leading Stoker  C/KX 103411    24
Hirst, Leonard C/KX 103411 DoB 18/11/1919 Age 24. CWGC has Age 32

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A Tribute To Submariners

I have often looked for an opportunity of paying tribute to our submariners.

There is no branch of His Majesty's Forces which in this war has suffered the same proportion of total loss as our submarine service.

It is the most dangerous of all services.

That is perhaps the reason why the First Lord tells me that the entry into it is keenly sought by Officers and Men.

I feel sure the House would wish to testify its gratitude and admiration to our Submariners for their Skill - Courage and Devotion which has proved of inestimable value to the sustenance of our country.

Winston Churchill

We Will Remember Them

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