A tribute to the heroes who gave their lives in battle

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Hartlepool sailors who were lost at the Battle of Jutland, as well as the ship they served on:

Patrick Moran, Stoker, aged 42, who was the son of Thomas and Catherine Moran of Clifford, Boston Spa, Patrick was the husband of Ellen Moran of Cleveland Street, Hartlepool; HMS INVINCIBLE.

Alexander Spence, Stoker, aged 21, who was the son of James Irvine Spence and Elizabeth Richardson Spence of Newton Bewley; HMS INVINCIBLE.

William Thomas, Stoker 1st Class, aged 22, who was the son of David and Mary Jane Thomas of Florence Street, West Hartlepool; HMS INVINCIBLE.

Benjamin Lupton, Able Seaman, aged 26, who was the son of Robert George and Maria Jane Lupton, of Acclom Street, West Hartlepool; HMS QUEEN MARY.

Robert Robinson Smyth, Boy 1st Class, aged 16, and who resided at West Hartlepool; HMS QUEEN MARY.

John Thomas Broom, Stoker, aged 19, who was the son of John and Eliza Maria Broom of Alfred Street, Hartlepool; HMS QUEEN MARY.

Joseph Burns, Stoker, aged 30, and who lived at Bedford Street, West Hartlepool; HMS QUEEN MARY.

Herbert Henry Greenwell, Stoker, aged 36, who resided at Streatham Street, West Hartlepool; HMS QUEEN MARY.

Many men from the town died on board HMS Queen Mary. The photograph attached of HMS Queen Mary is from the World Ship Society.

A final tribute to the brave town men who were lost at the Battle of Jutland will appear in next week’s Memory Lane pages.