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WILLCOX, Richard

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Richard Willcox joined the New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy as a 16 year old before the Second World War, serving in the shore establishment HMNZS Philomel as a Boy Seaman. He served aboard HMS Achilles from May 1939 until September 1943 by which time he had attained the rank of Able Seaman. During his time aboard, Achilles was involved in...

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