Skip to comments.Boy who went to sea with father when just 13 only for BOTH of them to be killed by German U boat
Posted on 05/24/2013 2:34:35 PM PDT by the scotsman
'Sydney Cawsey was 13 year and nine months old when he worked as a cook on a merchant navy vessel during World War One.
The boat, which was mastered by his father John, would transport troops from Devon to Guernsey. But, on March 1917, the young boy and his father were both killed when the boat was brutally shelled by a German submarine.
The pair's heroic story has come to light as medal posthumously awarded to them are to be auctioned this summer.'
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
God Bless them both. It’s easy to forget the other savage acts inflicted on our good people when we’re in the midst of a war with islime.
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