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Austin Nilen

Leading Seaman

HMS Prince of Wales


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Newspaper clipping from the Bradford Telegraph and Argus in 1941 (supplied by Frank Sugden)

Survived the sinking of the Prince of Wales.

Text of the above news clipping for Austin Nilen:
Other survivors include:-

Prince of Wales. - Gunner Peter Manning, aged 25, son of the late Mr and Mrs William Manning. Vulcan Road, Dewsbury; Engine room Artificer Robert Alfred Woodhead, Ingrow. (Near Keighley, West Yorkshire); Leading Seaman Austin Nilen, 77, Lonsdale Street, Bradford.


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