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Images Dated 5th March 2016

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The ship, Bay of Panama, Falmouth, Cornwall. March 1891 Featured 5 Mar 2016 Print

The ship, Bay of Panama, Falmouth, Cornwall. March 1891

Four masted ship, wrecked on Nare Point, Falmouth in the great blizzard of 10 March 1891. She was bound from Calcutta to Dundee with 13000 bales of jute. Captain David Wright hove to in deteriorating weather as he approached the Cornish coast to take soundings. Later, forereaching under bare poles in a blinding blizzard she drove on to the cliffs at Nare Point, 7 miles from Falmouth. The captain, his wife and several of the crew were drowned, others froze to death clinging to the rigging. There were only 17 survivors out of a ship's company of 40. Photographer: Unknown

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Corporal Thomas Edward Rendle, VC. Probably 1915 Featured 5 Mar 2016 Print

Corporal Thomas Edward Rendle, VC. Probably 1915

Thomas Rendle (born Bedminster, Bristol on the 14th December 1884) with a dog, wearing his Victoria Cross medal. At the time of his award he was a bandsman in the 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry and was acting as a stretcher bearer. He was 29 years old. His citation reads "For his conspicuous bravery on 20 November 1914 near Wulvergem, when he attended to the wounded under very heavy shell fire and rifle fire, and rescued men from the trenches in which they had been buried by the blowing in of the parapets by the fire of the enemy's heavy howitzers". He was the only stretcher bearer to receive a Victoria Cross in World War 1. His medal is held at the DCLI Museum in Bodmin. He was awarded the medal by King George V on 12 July 1915. He died in 1946 in Cape Town South Africa. (During the war a soldier called Thomas Randle impersonated Rendle and attended talks and meetings etc. until he was eventually caught!) Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

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Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, St Clement, Truro, Cornwall. Christmas 1916 Featured 5 Mar 2016 Print

Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, St Clement, Truro, Cornwall. Christmas 1916

Red Cross nurses and patients in C2 Hain Ward. The back of the photograph reads:- "To Nurse Maunders with best wishes from H.P. Sutton?, L.J. Soper, H.C. Pring, H. Chettenden, Wm. Farmery, G. Holston, T. Lalie (or Lake)?, F. Turner, G.R. Towers." The order of names does not necessarily relate to the placings in the photograph. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

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