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Diary kept by Henry Alfred Heath, who served onboard HMS INFLEXIBLE and HMS PELICAN during the First World War.


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Biographical details Henry Alfred Heath was born 25 May 1898 in London he was a kitch boy when he joined the navy in 1914 as a boy in HMS POWERFUL. He left the navy in 1921.
Description Diary kept by Henry Alfred Heath, who served onboard HMS INFLEXIBLE, commencing 18 March 1915, and on HMS PELICAN, commencing 16 September 1916, during the First World War. Includes mention of the Dardanelles campaign and the battle of Jutland. Henry notes at the end that he doesn't continue the diary as they were ordered to Russia to aid the Royalists against Bolsheviks.
You can find Henry Alfred Heath service records J32231 at the National Archives reference ADM 188/711/32231.
Date made 1915-1916

Finding Reference JOD/312
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent volume
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