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William Gladstone Agnew: Royal Navy Service



William Gladstone Agnew: Royal Navy Service



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A folder containing assorted records relating to William Agnew's service in the Royal Navy, including copies of his certified service on board ships thoughout his career (20 Mar 1916-23 Jun 1937), and letters, telegrams and messages marked secret concerning the navy's operations and congratulations following action during WWII. The following related records are also held within this file:

- Letters sent to William Agnew concerning his appointment as the general secretary of the National Playing Fields Association (1949-1953)
- Letter from [D.S.] Lang to William Agnew (19 Jan 1950) concerning the latter's request to be placed on the Retired List of the Royal Navy
- Imperial War Museum Handbook containing notes, catalogue entries and copies of a paintings featuring H.M.S. Aurora, commanded by Captain W.G. Agnew (1976-1977)

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