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Author: njellicoe

05 Sep RETURN TO SENDER

HMS Iron Duke’s Union Jack, probably given to the Church in the 1920s by Admiral Jellicoe, is being graciously loaned back to the family for the duration of the commemorations. The flag will be on display at the September 15th opening of the Gert Normann Andersen’s...

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05 Sep ONE SHORT OF A TRINITY

[caption id="attachment_15229" align="alignnone" width="300"] Father Jellicoe his uncle, Lord Jellicoe, Admiral of the fleet, the 1st Earl of Scapa. seen here on a visit to St. Mary’s Flats, Drummond Crescent. The Admiral had laid the foundation stone in 1928.[/caption] John Jellicoe’s brother, Frederick, was not only...

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05 Sep BUILDING ON A FAMILY TRADITION

  [caption id="attachment_15223" align="alignnone" width="495"] The 710 student strong school was completed in 1933.[/caption]   The foundation stone to the Royal Hospital School’s new Suffolk location was laid in 1927 by Admiral Jellicoe. Later Gwendoline, his younger wife, continued the tradition, as did my father, George Jellicoe when...

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01 Sep EQUAL SPEED CHARLIE LONDON

[caption id="attachment_15202" align="alignnone" width="300"] David Smith, Equal Speed Charlie London, Portsmouth, Waterlooville.[/caption] Just after having received the Equal Speed Charlie London lapel badge from David Smith. A pin that I will particularly treasure.The signal to deploy the Grand Fleet was made by Admiral Jellicoe on 31st May...

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31 Aug NEW STORIES STILL COMING TO LIGHT – 100 YEARS LATER.

I have a firm conviction that stories about Jutland will keep on being found even now.  With the Jutland Initiative, there is a platform that can house them. Please post anything like this that you see, particularly from the German side. http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/family-of-tragic-leeds-war-hero-reunited-with-heart-wrenching-letter-1-7426280...

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