Jack Cornwell, The Boy VC, by David Ian Chapman
First published by Leyton and Leytonstone Historical Association in 2006, 20 pages. A5 size booklet (N3462)
John Travers Cornwell VC (1900-1916), commonly known as Jack Cornwell, is remembered for his gallantry at the Battle of Jutland aged just 16, for which he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry in the face of the enemy.....
This booklet tells his fascinating story, and offers a brief insight into what life was like in the Royal Navy during the First World War. The booklet also has very brief details of three other Londoners who also won the Victory Cross
The booklet includes several colour and black and white photographs
Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is a small price sticker on the rear side cover.