HMS Vindictive memorial before its restoration

Belgian royalty oversee inauguration of British First World War HMS Vindictive memorial

Posted on on 25 June 2013
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The King and Queen of Belgium have overseen a ceremony in Belgium at the HMS Vindictive memorial, after its restoration and relocation.

The British HMS Vindictive launched a raid against the Belgian port of Ostend in May 1918. The inauguration of the memorial saw descendants of the man who led the raid, Commander Alfred Edmund Godsal, in attendance.

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Date of article publication: 19/06/2013

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Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News