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Captain Ralph Douglas Binney

Captain Ralph Douglas Binney

Person  Male  Born 14/10/1888  Died 8/12/1944

Categories: Armed Forces, Tragedy

Hero. Born Berkshire. Royal Navy captain. Served in WW1 and WW2 and awarded CBE in 1943. This 'Have-a-go' hero single-handed attempted to stop 'smash-and-grab' thieves at a jeweller's shop in Birchen Lane in the City and died from injuries received. Blitzwalkers gives the full story. You'll be glad to hear that the robbers were caught and "banged to rights". Would we have made it in tabloid journalism?

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