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Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:00 am
I'm trying to locate a picture of Harry Calder, Royal Naval Reserve who was killed in action in 1915 as Commanding Officer of HMY Aries off the coast of Dover.
Prior to WW1 Harry was a First Officer with the Union Castle Line as well as a member of the Navy Reserve.
I know quite a bit about him but would dearly love to find a photo. Can anyone suggest a source or sources where I might find one please? A general Google images search hasn't turned anything up.
Any and all suggestions would be very welcome.
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:28 pm
Probably the best place to start your search would be the local newspaper.
Findmypast has reports in the newspaper section of Harry's death and funeral but not a photograph. The local library may have scanned copies of newspapers not available online.
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